Angara Airlines

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Angara Airlines
Авиакомпания «Ангара»
Angara logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
HubsIrkutsk International Airport
Secondary hubsTolmachevo International Airport
Focus cities
Fleet size31
HeadquartersIrkutsk, Russia
Key peopleAnatoly Fedorovich Yurtayev (CEO)
Website *EN*

JSC Angara Airlines (Russian: ЗАО «Авиакомпания «Ангара») is an airline based in Irkutsk, Russia.[1] Established in 2000, it operates on behalf of its owner, the Irkut Corporation aircraft repair factory[2] out of Irkutsk International Airport.[2] It is the leading airline in amount of flights out of Irkutsk and is a major player on the domestic Siberian market.[3]

With base airports in Irkutsk and Novosibirsk, Angara Airlines operates scheduled flights in the Siberian region and to other regions in the Russian Federation, and topping it of with one international connection, to Manzhouli, China.

Besides the scheduled flights, Angara Airlines also offers charter transportation, VIP transportation and freight and mail services.[4]


Angara Airlines Antonov An-148 cabin






Antonov An-24RV
Antonov An-148

The Angara Airlines fleet includes the following aircraft (as of April 2017):[3][7]

Angara Airlines Fleet
Aircraft Total Passengers Notes
Antonov An-2 2 12
Antonov An-24RV 7 48
Antonov An-26-100 3 43
Antonov An-148 5 75 [8]
Irkut MC-21-300 0 (3) Orders 163 To be delivered from 2022-2025.
Mil Mi-8 11 22 Variable seating capacity
Total 28

Fleet Development[edit]

In July 2017, it was announced that the airline had signed a letter of intent for 3 Irkut MC-21-300s at the MAKS Air Show in Moscow. The airline has yet to decide which engines will be chosen for the aircraft. The aircraft are scheduled to be delivered from 2022-2025.[9]

Accidents and incidents[edit]


  1. ^ "Contact Information", Retrieved on 30 April 2017
  2. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 75.
  3. ^ a b "Airline information". Retrieved 2017-04-30.
  4. ^ "VIP Transportation". Retrieved 2017-04-30.
  5. ^ Liu, Jim (16 March 2018). "Angara adds Krasnoyarsk – Almaty route from June 2018". Routesonline. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  6. ^ Liu, Jim (26 June 2018). "Angara adds Irkutsk – Ulan Baatar service from July 2018". Routesonline. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
  7. ^ "Airline information". Retrieved 2017-04-30.
  8. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2017 (Part Two)". Airliner World (November 2017): 29. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  9. ^ "Russia's MC-21 and IL-114 win new orders at MAKS Air Show". 19 July 2017. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  10. ^ Hradecky, Simon. "Accident: Angara AN24 at Nizhnevartovsk on Jul 11th 2011, water landing after engine fire". The Aviation Herald. Retrieved 11 July 2011.

External links[edit]

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