Kosmos Airlines

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Kosmos Airlines
Production Association
Tupolev Tu-154M, Kosmos Airlines (KSM) JP7606548.jpg
IATA
-
ICAO
KSM
Callsign
KOSMOS
Founded 1995
Fleet size 7
Parent company Energia
Headquarters Vnukovo, Moscow, Russia
Website http://www.kosmos-air.com/

Kosmos Airlines (Russian: КОСМОС производственное объединение, KOSMOS Proizvodstvennoe obiedinenie) is a Russian airline founded in 1995 which specialises in the delivery of cargo to launch sites.[1]

History[edit]

Kosmos Airlines was founded in 1995 as Aviacompany Kosmos. In 2001 it was renamed to Kosmos Airlines. It was operating in its Russian destinations as well as having passenger and cargo services.The An-12TB and An-12VB are the cargo aircraft and the Tupolev Tu-134B-3s are the only passenger aircraft for Kosmos Airlines.

Fleet[edit]

Tupolev Tu-134 of Kosmos Airlines, but in MAGAS livery, seen in 2008.

As of March 2013:

Vnukovo-3 Terminal "Kosmos"[edit]

Kosmos Airlines is based at Vnukovo airport and operates an airport terminal at Vnukovo-3, called Kosmos terminal.[3] Kosmos terminal has its own apron with parking ramps. It serves aircraft of Kosmos airlines as well as other airlines at Vnukovo.

Incidents[edit]

January 11, 2011 - Passengers were left stranded for two days at Nalchik airport after heavy fog meant their flight to Moscow had to be postponed until the fog lifted; other airlines were reported to have transferred operations to nearby Beslan airport where there was no fog.[4]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.kommersant.ru/factbook/204776
  2. ^ http://www.airliners.net/photo/Untitled-(Kosmos)/Tupolev-Tu-154M/2231163/&sid=a94e77188eb7ea90658aa137ecb9a74b
  3. ^ http://www.comavia.ru/terminal/space/
  4. ^ http://newsru.com/russia/10jan2011/cosmosnoavail.html