Yakutia Airlines

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JSC "Aircompany "Yakutia"
ОАО «Авиакомпания „Якутия“»
Yakutia Airlines logo.png
Founded 2002
Hubs Yakutsk Airport
Secondary hubs
Focus cities
Fleet size 39 (+6 orders)
Destinations 40
Headquarters Yakutsk, Russia
Key people Fyodorova Ol'ga Nikolaevna (General Director)[1]
Website www.yakutia.aero

Yakutia Airlines (Russian: Авиакомпания „Якутия“Aviakompaniya “Yakutiya” "Air Company "Yakutia"") is an airline based in Yakutsk, Russia.[2] It operates domestic passenger services in Russia and within the CIS, as well as charters to destinations in Europe from its hubs at Yakutsk Airport and Moscow's Vnukovo Airport.


Yakutia Airlines Tu-154

The airline was founded as Sakhaavia, the former Aeroflot Yakutsk Division and also previously known as Yakutaviatrans. It also operated cargo charters to Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East until it filed for bankruptcy in early 1999. It emerged in 2000 and is controlled by the regional government, Neryungri State Air Enterprise. It merged with Yakutavia in 2002 and changed its name to Yakutia Airlines.

Yakutia Airlines was planned to be the launch customer for the Antonov An-140 aircraft. It currently operates two of the twin-turboprop 52-seat aircraft. These aircraft are meant to replace its Antonov An-24s.[3]


As of October 2013, Yakutia Airlines operates flights to the following:[4][5]


 United States
 United States /  Northern Mariana Islands


Central Asia[edit]


East Asia[edit]

 People's Republic of China
 South Korea

Western Asia[edit]



 Czech Republic


Amur Oblast Amur Oblast
Buryatia Buryatia
 Crimea (disputed with  Ukraine)
Dagestan Dagestan
Irkutsk Oblast Irkutsk Oblast
Khabarovsk Krai Khabarovsk Krai
Krasnodar Krai Krasnodar Krai
Krasnoyarsk Krai Krasnoyarsk Krai
Magadan Oblast Magadan Oblast
Moscow Moscow / Moscow Oblast Moscow Oblast
Novosibirsk Oblast Novosibirsk Oblast
Omsk Oblast Omsk Oblast
Primorsky Krai Primorsky Krai
Saint Petersburg Saint Petersburg / Leningrad Oblast Leningrad Oblast
Stavropol Krai Stavropol Krai
Sverdlovsk Oblast Sverdlovsk Oblast
Sakha Republic Yakutiya (Sakha Republic)
Zabaykalsky Krai Zabaykalsky Krai

Code share[edit]

Yakutia Airlines code share with the following:


The Yakutia Airlines fleet includes the following aircraft (as of November 2014)

Yakutia Airlines Fleet
Aircraft Total Orders Seats Notes
Business Economy Total
Antonov An-140-100 4 0 52 52 4 stored
Boeing 737-700 1 0 8 118 126 VQ-BEO operated for Alrosa
Boeing 737-800 3 0 8 162 170
Boeing 757-200 3 0 8 205 213 1 cargo VQ-BPY
Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 2 1 50 50
Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 3 0 72 72 one operated for Alrosa
Sukhoi Superjet 100 2 0 8 85 93

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 4 February 2010, Flight 425, operated by Antonov An-24 RA-47360 suffered an engine failure on take-off from Yakutsk Airport for Olekminsk Airport. During the subsequent landing, the nose and port main undercarriage were retracted, causing substantial damage to the aircraft.[15]


  1. ^ (Russian) Federal State Unitary Enterprise "State Air Traffic Management Corporation", Airline Reference, Vol. 1, Russian Federation, 27 April 2007, p. 514
  2. ^ "About Us." Yakutia Airlines. Retrieved on 18 July 2010. "JSC "Air Company Yakutia" Address: 9, Bykovsky st., Yakutsk, Russia, 677014." Russian address: "Contact Us." "ОАО «Авиакомпания «Якутия» Адрес: Республика Саха (Якутия), 677014, г. Якутск, ул. Быковского, 9"
  3. ^ Flight International, July 2005
  4. ^ (Russian) Polet-Sirena
  5. ^ (Russian) Sirena-Yakutia
  6. ^ "Alaska-Kamchatka Flights to Be Restored | Business". The Moscow Times. Retrieved 2012-06-15. 
  7. ^ "Авиакомпания "Якутия" с 31 марта вводит чартер из Хабаровска на Марианские о-ва". Interfax-Russia.ru. 22 January 2013. Retrieved 22 January 2013. 
  8. ^ L, J (21 May 2014). "Yakutia Adds Khabarovsk – Niigata Service July – Sep 2014". Airline Route. Retrieved 21 May 2014. 
  9. ^ L, J (4 August 2014). "Yakutia Adds New Routes to South Korea in S14". Airline Route. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  10. ^ Егоршева, Нина (15 February 2013). "Российские туроператоры впервые ставят чартер в Венгрию – и сразу два". RATA-news. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 
  11. ^ "Yakutia to Start Simferopol Operation from May 2014". airlineroute.net. 21 April 2014. Retrieved 22 April 2014. 
  12. ^ "Yakutia Adds International Service from Mineralnye Vody from late-Oct 2013". airlineroute.net. 21 October 2013. Retrieved 22 October 2013. 
  13. ^ "Авиакомпания "Якутия" открыла новый рейс Якутск – Екатеринбург". YSIA. Yakutian Sakha Information Agency. 17 June 2013. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 
  14. ^ "Авиакомпания "Якутия" восстанавливает авиаперелеты в Читу". ОАО «Авиакомпания «Якутия». Retrieved 16 May 2014. 
  15. ^ Hradecky, Simon. "Accident: Yakutia AN24 at Yakutsk on Feb 4th 2010, rejected takeoff, presumably early gear retraction". Aviation Herald. Retrieved 4 February 2010. 

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