Polet Airlines

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
CJSC "Aircompany "Polet"
ЗАО «Авиакомпания „Полёт“»
Polet logo.jpg
IATA
YQ[1]
ICAO
POT[1]
Callsign
POLET[1]
Founded 1988
Hubs Ulyanovsk (cargo)
Voronezh (passenger)
Focus cities Moscow
Fleet size 28 (+32 orders)
Destinations 11
Parent company Anatoly Karpov (100%)
Headquarters Voronezh, Russia
Key people Anatoly Stepanovich Karpov (General Director)[1]
Website www.polet.ru
Polet head office

CJSC «Polet Airlines» (Russian: ЗАО «Авиакомпания „Полёт“», «ZAO Aviakompániya “Palyót”») is an airline based in Voronezh, Russia. It operates a worldwide cargo and domestic passenger charter services from Voronezh, as well as regional passenger and cargo services from Sokol. Its main base is Chertovitskoye Airport, Voronezh.[2]

History[edit]

The airline was established and started operations in 1988. In 2002 Polet began serving the agricultural, aeromedical and aerial photography markets. The airline is wholly owned by Anatoly S Karpov (Chief Executive and General Director) and has a 19,5% holding in Voronezhavia.[2]

In December 2013, the carrier announced that Polet evaluates the acquisition of five midzsize jets for charter operations out of Voronezh.[3]

Destinations[edit]

Part of an Emirates Airbus A380 mock-up being loaded on an Antonov An-124.

As of October 2013, Polet Airlines operates scheduled passenger flights to the following destinations:[4]

Europe[edit]

Western Asia[edit]

Fleet[edit]

Polet Airlines Saab 2000 at Domodedovo International Airport

The Polet Airlines fleet includes the following aircraft (as of December 2013):[5][6][7][8]

Passenger Fleet

Aircraft type In fleet Orders Passengers Age
(years)
Notes
Comfort Economy Total
Antonov An-148 2 8 TBA
Saab 340B 5 20 0 34 34 19.6
Saab 2000 5 2 8 42 50 12.7
BAE-125-800 5 8 0 8  ?
Tupolev Tu-134A 1 undisclosed 31
Total 18 24

Non-passenger fleet

Aircraft Type In fleet Orders Cargo, MT Age Notes
Antonov An-30A 2 N/A 35.7 Aerial cartography and stored
Antonov An-124-100 4 5 122 16 One more stored
Ilyushin Il-76TD 1 45–47 Stored
Ilyushin Il-96T 3 3 92 1.9 stored
Total 10 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d (Russian) Federal State Unitary Enterprise "State Air Traffic Management Corporation", Airline Reference, Vol. 1, Russian Federation, 20 February 2007, p. 340
  2. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 10 April 2007. pp. 64–65. 
  3. ^ ch-aviation: Polet wants 737s/A320s to exploit Voronezh pax charter market
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ http://www.aerotransport.org/php/go.php?query=operator&qstring=Polyot+Rossiskaya+aviakompania&where=100774&luck=
  6. ^ (Russian) Ilyushin Finance Company
  7. ^ Airfleets.net page for Polet Airlines
  8. ^ [2]

External links[edit]