Tatarstan Airlines ( Russian: Авиакомпания Татарстан, Tatar: Татарстан Һава Юллары, ) is the regional airline of the Tatarstan Hawa Yulları Republic of Tatarstan, part of the Russian Federation. It is based at Kazan Airport in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia [1 ] and has operated since 1999. [2 ]
History [ edit ]
Tatarstan Airlines was founded in 1993
and started flights in 1999. It operates scheduled flights to destinations in Russia and abroad including seasonal charter flights to holiday destinations. [3 ]
In 2012 Tatarstan Airlines announced that it would work with
Turkish Airlines to make Kazan airport a federal hub. [4 ]
Destinations [ edit ]
Tatarstan Airlines operates scheduled passenger services to cities in Russia including Moscow,
Saint Petersburg and Makhachkala as well as international destinations Baku, Dushanbe, Yerevan, Tashkent, Khujand, Istanbul, Prague and Tel Aviv. Tatarstan Airlines operates charter services in Russia and Bulgaria, Egypt, Greece and Turkey. In 2010–2011 Tatarstan Airlines flew 40 routes. In 2009 it carried 577,000 passengers, which grew to 603,000 in 2010 and 824,000 in 2011. [5 ]
Tatarstan Airlines has
codeshare agreements with the following airlines (as of November 2013): [ ] citation needed
Accidents and incidents [ edit ]
On 17 November 2013, Boeing 737-500 (VQ-BBN) arriving from Moscow crashed on landing at Kazan International Airport. All 44 passengers and 6 crew members were killed. The crash resulted in the temporary closure of the airport.
References [ edit ]
^ " Головной офис." Tatarstan Airlines. Retrieved on 28 October 2010. "420144, Россия, Татарстан, г. Казань, Аэропорт"
^ "World Airline Directory." . 23–29 March 1994. Flight International 122. "Head office: Kazan Airport, Tatarstan 420017, Russia"
^ (Russian) Federal State Unitary Enterprise "State Air Traffic Management Corporation", Airline Reference, Vol. 1, Russian Federation, 20 February 2007, p. 423
^ Aircompany “Tatarstan” | Tatarstan Airlines and Turkish Airlines are transforming Kazan airport into a new federal hub. Tatarstan.aero (15 March 2011).
^ Aircompany “Tatarstan” | Company. Tatarstan.aero (22 December 2011).
^ a b c (Russian) BusinessOnline. Aviaport.ru.
^ a b (Russian) Aviaport digest. Aviaport.ru.
^ Авиакомпания «Татарстан» | Парк самолетов. Tatarstan.aero.
External links [ edit ]