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CGI RusAir
Founded 1994
Ceased operations 2011
Hubs Sheremetyevo International Airport
Fleet size 27
Parent company Clintondale Aviation (100%)
Headquarters Moscow, Russia
RusAir Tupolev Tu-134, St Petersburg, 2001

RusAir (Russian: РусЭйр) was an airline with its headquarters in Moscow, Russia.[1] It provided aviation services within western Russia and eastern Europe[where?], including business flights, aviation management and project support. It also offered international medevac services.


The airline was established on 30 November 1994 and started operations in 1994. It was formerly known as CGI Aero. It was 100% owned by Clintondale Aviation. Following the fatal accident in 2011, its AOC license was revoked[2]


The RusAir fleet included the following aircraft (at August 2011):

RusAir Fleet
Aircraft Total Passengers
Tupolev Tu-154M 2
Global 5000 1
Tupolev Tu-134 8
Yakovlev Yak-40 3
Gulfstream 550 1
Dassault Falcon 990 EX 1
Challenger 600 series 3
Embraer Legacy 600 1
Global Express XRS 1
Learjet 60 1
Hawker 850 XP 1
Hawker 800 1
Cessna Citation X 1
Challenger 300 1
Total 26

Incidents and accidents[edit]

On 20 June 2011, a RusAir Tupolev Tu-134A-3K,[3] Flight 243, operating for RusLine, with 43 passengers and nine crew crash landed, broke up, and caught fire on a highway short of the runway at Petrozavodsk Airport while en route from Moscow to Petrozavodsk, killing 47 people and leaving five survivors.[4]


  1. ^ "Контакты." RusAir. Retrieved on 20 June 2011. "141400 МО г.Химки ул.Авиационная д.8 БЦ "АЭРО-ПЛАЗА" Адрес для корреспонденции: 125130, Россия, Москва, а/я 43" Map
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  3. ^ RA-65691
  4. ^ "Crash: Rusair T134 at Petrozavodsk on Jun 20th 2011, impacted road short of runway". The Aviation Herald. 20 June 2011. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 

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