ALROSA (airline)

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ALROSA
ALROSA (airline) logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
6R DRU MIRNY
Founded 2000
Hubs
Fleet size 49
Destinations 11
Parent company ALROSA
Headquarters Mirny, Russia
Website http://www.alrosa.aero

CJSC "Air Company ALROSA" (Russian: ЗАО «Авиакомпания АЛРОСА», ZAO «Aviakompanija ALROSA»), formerly Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise (Alrosa Air Company Limited) is an airline from Mirny, Russia. Its bases are at Mirny Airport and Polyarny Airport, with a focus city at Lensk Airport. The airline operates scheduled and chartered domestic flights.

History[edit]

Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise was founded by the Russian mining company ALROSA (Almazy Rossii Sakha). A sister company is the Moscow-based VIP passenger charter services airline Alrosa Avia.

Destinations[edit]

Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise serves the following destinations within Russia (as of December 2015):[1]

 Crimea
Irkutsk Oblast Irkutsk Oblast
Krasnodar Krai Krasnodar Krai
Krasnoyarsk Krai Krasnoyarsk Krai
 Moscow /  Moscow Oblast
Novosibirsk Oblast Novosibirsk Oblast
 Saint Petersburg /  Leningrad Oblast
Sakha Republic Sakha-Yakutiya Republic
Sverdlovsk Oblast Sverdlovsk Oblast
 Tomsk Oblast

Fleet[edit]

An-38 in old livery of Alrosa

The Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of December 2016):[2]

Aircraft Number in fleet Notes
Antonov An-2 4
Antonov An-24 3
Antonov An-26 1
Antonov An-38-100 2
Ilyushin Il-76ТD 2 Cargo aircraft
Mil Mi-8 23
Mil Mi-26 1
Tupolev Tu-134 1
Tupolev Tu-154M 2
Total 39

Accidents and incidents[edit]

On 7 September 2010, Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise Flight 514, operated by Tupolev Tu-154M RA-85684 suffered a complete in-flight electrical failure. A successful emergency landing was made at the closed Izhma Airport but the aircraft overran the overgrown runway and was substantially damaged. All 81 people on board escaped uninjured. The aircraft was on a domestic scheduled passenger flight from Polyarny Airport, Udachny to Domodedovo International Airport, Moscow.[3][4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Расписание". Мирнинское авиационное предприятие. Retrieved 8 June 2012. 
  2. ^ http://russianplanes.net/airline/Alrosa_-_Mirny_AE.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ Hradecky, Simon. "Accident: Alrosa Mirny T154 at Izhma on Sep 7th 2010, loss of electrics and landing on helicopter platform". The Aviation Herald. Retrieved 7 September 2010. 
  4. ^ "Lucky Tu-154 crash landing in Komi". BarentsObserver. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 9 September 2010. 
  5. ^ "Pilots Called Heroes After Crash Landing". The Moscow Times. Archived from the original on 9 September 2010. Retrieved 9 September 2010. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise at Wikimedia Commons