South Airlines

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South Airlines
IATA
YG
ICAO
OTL
Callsign
SOUTHLINE
Founded 19 April 1999
Operating bases Odessa Airport
Fleet size 3
Headquarters Odessa, Ukraine
Key people Molod Yurii (Director General)
Website www.otlavia.com

South Airlines (Ukrainian: Південні авіалінії, Russian: Южные авиалинии) is a charter airline based in Odessa, Ukraine.

History[edit]

The airline was registered in 1999 in Odessa, Ukraine. In 2000 the company was certified by the State Aviation Service of Ukraine. South Airlines operated scheduled and charter flights. In the beginning the company operate with 6 types of airplanes: Antonov An-24, Antonov An-30, Antonov An-140, Yakovlev Yak-40, Let L-410 Turbolet and Tupolev Tu-134.[1]

As of February 14, 2013, the South Airlines is reported as being merely charter airline,[2] specialized in serving VIP passengers from Odessa.

Fleet[edit]

Former fleet composition[edit]

The South Airlines fleet earlier consisted of the following aircraft (as of December 2012)

Aircraft In Fleet Orders Seating
Antonov An-24RV 1 0 48
Antonov An-148 0 6 n/a
Let L-410 UVP 1 0 n/a
Saab 340B[3] 2 0 33
Yak-42D 1 0 120
Total 5 6

Current fleet[edit]

As of February 14, 2013, the South Airlines is reported to have only three airplanes (excluding the An-24 lost in February 13 air disaster in Donetsk), with types of them being Antonov An-24RV, Embraer EMB-500, Saab 340B and Yakovlev Yak-42.[4]

Accidents and incidents[edit]

External links[edit]

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