Metrojet ( Russian: ООО «Авиакомпания Когалымавиа»), also trading as Kolavia ( Russian: Колавиа) is an airline based in Kogalym, Tyumen, Russia. It operates domestic services. Operations started in May 1993. Its main bases are [2 ] Kogalym Airport and Surgut Airport, with a hub at Domodedovo International Airport, Moscow. [3 ]
Destinations [ edit ]
Domodedovo International Airport, Moscow:
Pulkovo Airport, Saint Petersburg:
Kurumoch International Airport, Samara:
Lennart Meri Airport, Tallinn:
Riga International Airport, Riga:
The Kogalymavia fleet includes the following aircraft (as of July 2012):
Accidents [ edit ]
1 January 2011: A fire broke out on one of the engines of a
Tupolev Tu-154B-2, tail number RA-85588, before taxiing. The aircraft had 116 passengers and 8 crew on board, and was due to operate , a Flight 348 Surgut– Moscow service. It was evacuated seconds before the flames engulfed the fuselage. Three people were killed and 43 passengers resulted injured. [5 ] [6 ] [7 ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b c d e f g Federal State Unitary Enterprise "State Air Traffic Management Corporation", Airline Reference, Vol. 1, Russian Federation, 29 January 2008, p. 244
^ " Адреса и телефоны авиакомпании KOLAVIA." Kolavia. Retrieved on 18 July 2010. "Юридический и почтовый адрес: 628486, РФ, Тюменская область, г.Когалым, ул.Авиаторов"
^ "Directory: World Airlines". . 2007-04-03. p. 102. Flight International
^ Kogalymavia Fleet - CH-Aviation.net
^ David Kaminski-Morrow (4 January 2011). "Tu-154 fire started in rear fuselage, not engines: inquiry". . Air Transport Intelligence news Flightglobal.com . Retrieved 12 June 2011. "The fire, which broke out as the jet prepared to taxi for a flight to Moscow, killed three occupants of the aircraft."
^ David Kaminski-Morrow (1 January 2011). "Fatal fire destroys Kolavia Tu-154 at Surgut". . Air Transport Intelligence news Flightglobal.com . Retrieved 12 June 2011.
^ "Russia pop group Na-Na describe plane fire 'panic'". BBC News. 1 January 2011.
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