Air Kokshetau

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Air Kokshetau
IATA ICAO Callsign
0K KRT KOKTA
Founded1968; 54 years ago (1968)
(as Kokchetavsky Squadron)
Commenced operations2002; 20 years ago (2002) (as Air Kokshetau)
Ceased operations2010
Hubs
Fleet size8
Destinations4
HeadquartersKokshetau Airport, Akmola Region, Kazakhstan
Key people
Employees238 (April 2007)[1]

Air Kokshetau, also legally known as JSC Aircompany Kokshetau (Kazakh: АҚ «Көкшетау Әуекомпаниясы» / AQ «Kökşetau Äuekompaniasy»; Russian: АО «Авиакомпания Кокшета"»), was an airline based in Kokshetau, Akmola Region, Kazakhstan, based at Kokshetau International Airport. It operated a fleet of eight aircraft.

It started operations in 2002, it offered flights to both domestic and international destinations and had 238 employees (at March 2007).[1] In 2010, the airline was shut down.[2]

History[edit]

Founded in 1968 as Kokchetavsky Squadron.

Destinations[edit]

Air Kokshetau's Il-62M at Pulau Langkawi - International Airport, on 31 December 2007.

Air Kokshetau operated scheduled flights from Kokshetau to Almaty, Astana, Petropavl and from Astana to Oral using Yakovlev Yak-40 aircraft.

[Base] Base
[Terminated] Terminated destination
Country City Province/Region IATA ICAO Airport Notes Refs
 Kazakhstan
Almaty Almaty ALA UAAA Almaty International Airport
Kokshetau Akmola Region KOV UACK Kokshetau Airport [Base] Base
Astana Astana (now Nur-Sultan) TSE UACC Astana International Airport
Oral West Kazakhstan URA UARR Oral Ak Zhol Airport
Petropavl North Kazakhstan PKK UACP Petropavl Airport

Fleet[edit]

At closure, the Air Kokshetau fleet included the following aircraft:[3]

Air Kokshetau fleet
Aircraft In service Orders Passengers Notes
Ilyushin Il-62M 2 186
Yakovlev Yak-40D 3 40
Air Kokshetau Cargo fleet
Yakovlev Yak-40K 3 Cargo
Total 8


Former fleet[edit]

In October 2004 the airline acquired ownership of an Airbus A310-300 formerly operated by Air Kazakhstan.[4]

Air Kokshetau former aircraft
Aircraft Total Introduced Retired
Antonov An-2P 1 1997 2010

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 3 April 2007. p. 102.
  2. ^ Air Kokshetau at airlineupdate.com
  3. ^ "Directory: World Airlines Part 2 (C-L)". Flight International: 31–80. 7 April 2009.
  4. ^ Airliner World, April 2005