East Air

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East Air
East air logo dark.png
IATA
EG
ICAO
ETJ
Callsign
EAST TAJIK
Hubs Kulob Airport
Fleet size 4
Destinations Russia
Headquarters Qurghonteppa, Tajikistan
Website www.eastair.tj

East Air is a privately owned airline based in Qurghonteppa, Tajikistan. The airline operates regular flights from Qurghonteppa and Kulob to Russia. In October 2014 the Tajikistan General Authority of Civil Aviation revoked East Air's Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) and the airline went out of business.[1]

History[edit]

East Air Boeing 737-300
East Air Airbus A320
East Air Boeing 737-200

East Air is the first private airline in Tajikistan and the first operator of Boeing and Airbus aircraft in the country. The airline commenced operations in 2007; since then East Air has operated flights to Moscow, St. Petersburg], Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Chelyabinsk, Kazan and Orenburg. The head of the airline is Anatoly Galunov.

On 9 April 2014 East Air launched a new weekly service between Kurgan-Tyube and Chelyabinsk.

Destinations[edit]

As of July 2013 East Air serves following destinations:[2]

Asia[edit]

 Kyrgyzstan
 Tajikistan

Europe[edit]

 Russia

Fleet[edit]

The East Air fleet consists entirely of Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 aircraft (as of May 2014):[4]

East Air Fleet
Type In Fleet Notes
Airbus A320-200 2
Boeing 737-300 1 Operating for Daallo Airlines
Boeing 737-400 1
Total 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "East Air". ch-aviation. Retrieved 29 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Расписание рейсов". East Air. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Новый рейс в Бишкек". East Air. Retrieved 18 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Aircraft and Fleet Lists". ch-aviation. Retrieved 29 March 2015. 

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