Bek Air

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Bek Air
Бек Эйр
BEK air logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
Z9 BEK BEKAIR
Founded2011 (2011)
Commenced operationsSeptember 1, 2011 (2011-09-01)
Hubs
Focus citiesAlmaty
Fleet size9[1]
Destinations19[2]
HeadquartersOral, West Kazakhstan Province, Kazakhstan
Websitewww.bekair.com

Bek Air is an airline in Kazakhstan. Bek Air was founded in 1999 as a business jet operator. In 2008, Bek Air purchased stock of shares in Oral Ak Zhol Airport which is currently a base airport for the company. Bek Air has committed to investing KZT10 million a month in order to reconstruct the airport's runway which is in poor condition.

History[edit]

Destinations[edit]

Bek Air's destinations include :

 Kazakhstan

Fleet[edit]

Current Fleet[edit]

The Bek Air fleet consists of the following aircraft as of August 2019:[5]

Bek Air Fleet
Aircraft In service Orders Passengers Notes
C Y Total
Fokker 100 9 9 100 109
Irkut MC-21-300 10[6] TBA
Total: 9 10

Bek Air acquired its first Fokker 100 in 2012 after initially leasing aircraft from InvestAvia. In 2013, a second Fokker 100 was purchased from Mass Lease from the Netherlands and between 2014 and 2017, another 6 Fokker 100 aircraft were leased from Mass Lease. In 2019, 1 more Fokker 100 was bought from Air Panama.

Former Fleet[edit]

In the past Bek Air operated a fleet of Yakovlev Yak-40, Tupolev Tu-154, BAC One-Eleven and Dassault Falcon 20 (in VIP configuration).

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Онлайн-агентство Bek Air
  2. ^ Авиабилеты Bek Air
  3. ^ "Bek Air. Новое направление полетов Алматы-Актау-Алматы". International Travel plus. 26 March 2014. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Bek Air. Новое направление полетов Алматы-Костанай-Алматы". International Travel plus. 24 February 2014. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  5. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2018 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2018): 19.
  6. ^ https://www.aerotime.aero/clement.charpentreau/23874-uac-goes-all-in-and-signs-agreements-for-20-mc-21s-at-maks