ALROSA (airline)

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ALROSA
ALROSA (airline) logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
6R DRU MIRNY
Founded2000
Hubs
Fleet size6
Destinations11
Parent companyALROSA
HeadquartersMirny, Russia
Websitehttp://www.alrosa.aero

CJSC "Air Company ALROSA" (Russian: ЗАО «Авиакомпания АЛРОСА», ZAO «Aviakompanija ALROSA»; Yakut: Алроса авиахампанньа, Alrosa aviaxampannya), 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 Alrosa Avia, which was established in 1992[1] and operated passenger charter services in Russia and the CIS out of Moscow Vnukovo Airport.[1] The company's fight certificate was annulled on 21 November 2008. On September 29, 2018, RA-85684, the aircraft involved in Alrosa Flight 514 completed its last flight from Mirny to Novosibirsk. The aircraft will be installed as a monument in the Tolmachevo Museum of Aviation.[2]

Destinations[edit]

Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise serves the following destinations within Russia (as of December 2015):[3]

Russia
Ukraine

Fleet[edit]

An-38 in old livery of Alrosa
An Alrosa Boeing 737-800
An Alrosa Tupolev Tu-154M, a hero-aircraft that landed successfully at Izhma in 2010, and phased out in 2018, wearing a new livery at Moscow-Domodedovo

The ALROSA fleet includes the following aircraft as of February 2018:[4]

Alrosa-Avia fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
C Y Total
Boeing 737-700 2 1 136 136 To replace Tu-154.[5]
Boeing 737-800 3 12 144 166
Irkut MC-21-300 3[6][7]
TBA
Deliveries begin in 2023
Tupolev Tu-154 1 150 150 RA-85757 still in operation.
To be replaced by 737-700.
Total 6 4

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.[8][9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 3 April 2007. p. 74.
  2. ^ https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/9090700
  3. ^ "Расписание". Мирнинское авиационное предприятие. Retrieved 8 June 2012.
  4. ^ "Our fleet". alrosa.aero. Retrieved 2018-06-05.
  5. ^ "Alrosa airline to replace its Tu-134B and Tu-154M aircraft with Boeing 737-700". ruaviation.com. 4 April 2018. Retrieved 5 June 2018.
  6. ^ "Russia's Alrosa to lease 3+3 MC-21-300s from IFC". ch-aviation.com. 20 July 2017. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Irkut MC-21 Wins Few Airline Orders at MAKS 2017". ainonline.com. 19 July 2017. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ "Lucky Tu-154 crash landing in Komi". BarentsObserver. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 9 September 2010.
  10. ^ "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