Berkut Air

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Berkut Air
IATA ICAO Callsign
- BEC BEC
Founded 2000
Operating bases Astana International Airport
Fleet size 5
Headquarters Astana, Kazakhstan

State Air Company Berkut, commonly known as Berkut Air is an airline based in Astana, Kazakhstan, operating Government charter flights out of Astana International Airport.[1]

History[edit]

Berkut was founded in 2000.[2] Along with all other commercial Kazakh airlines with the exception of Air Astana, it was banned from entering EU airspace in April 2009, due to the poor maintenance standards in the country.[2]

Fleet[edit]

Boeing 757-200 of Berkut Air operated by the Government of Kazakhstan

The Berkut Air fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of August 2016):[3]

Ruili Airlines Fleet
Aircraft In
Service
Orders Passengers Notes
Airbus A320-214 Prestige 1
Boeing 757-200 1
Bombardier Challenger 850 1
Tupolev Tu-134AK 1
Tupolev Tu-134SH 1
Total 5

Retired fleet:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. p. 85. 
  2. ^ a b Information on Berkut at the Aviation Safety Network
  3. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2016): 18. 

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