Bural

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Bural
IATA
BU
ICAO
BUN
Callsign
BURAL
Founded 1993
Hubs Ulan-Ude Airport
Fleet size 13
Parent company Buryat Airlines Aircompany
Headquarters Ulan-Ude, Russia

Bural is an airline based in Ulan-Ude, Russia. It operates trunk and regional passenger services. Its main base is Ulan-Ude Airport.[1]

Buryat Airlines Antonov An-24RV

History[edit]

The airline was established in 1933 as Buryatia Air Enterprise. It became independent[clarification needed] in 1993 and was formerly known as Buryatia Airlines.[1] Since 2002, the airline has curtailed its operations including services to Moscow-Domodedovo; and retiring many of its aircraft including Tu-154M, Il-62M, L-410 and An-26, due to large financial losses.

Fleet[edit]

The Bural fleet includes the following aircraft (at July 2012):[1]

Retired fleet:

Destinations[edit]

 Russia

Terminated destinations[edit]

Codeshares[edit]

The airlines has codeshares with:

  • PANH (as affiliate)

Incidents[edit]

October 1, 2010 - AN-2 Uakit - Bagdarin - In flight at an altitude of 2300 meters with very poor weather conditions and too little fuel left, the pilot decided to carry out an emergency landing. Passengers and copilot received injuries of varying severity when leaving the aircraft.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 90. 
  2. ^ http://rus.ruvr.ru/2010/10/21/27507595.html