Center-South

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Center-South
IATA ICAO Callsign
DF CTS CENTER-SOUTH
Founded 1993
Ceased operations 1 October 2015 (suspended)
Hubs Belgorod International Airport
Secondary hubs
Focus cities
Fleet size 3
Destinations 57
Headquarters Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Key people Alexei I. Hamnagadaev (Manager)
Website center-south.ru

Center-South is a Russian passenger airline based in Belgorod.

History[edit]

In early 2014 the airline received the first of two Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft, which is due to be operated under a lease agreement for AtlasJet on charter flights.[1] The airline is the official carrier of the volleyball club VC Lokomotiv-Belogorie.[2]

On 17 September 2015, Rosaviation announced to suspend Centre-South Airlines operating certificate due to several rules violations.[3] Following the rules, if the airline plans to have a wide range of flights (as Center-South has), it needs to have not less than 8 aircraft with capacity of not less than 50 people, however, the airline has only five aircraft of the required type, including two Tupolev Tu-134 and three Sukhoi Superjet 100. Plus the aircraft were not checked for damages.[4]

Destinations[edit]

Fleet[edit]

Centre-South Sukhoi Superjet 100

The Center-South fleet comprises the following aircraft (as of August 2016):[5]

Aircraft type Active Notes
Sukhoi Superjet 100B 1
Tupolev Tu-134AK 1
Tupolev Tu-134B3 1

The airline fleet previously included the following aircraft:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superjet Redeliveries". Airliner World: 12. May 2014. 
  2. ^ http://tourout.ru/db/airlines/21143.html
  3. ^ ch-aviation.com - Center-South's air operator certificate suspended 24 September 2015
  4. ^ "Росавиация приостановит деятельность авиакомпании "Центр-Юг"". izvestia.ru. 17 September 2015. Retrieved 17 September 2015. 
  5. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part Two)". Airliner World (November 2016): 29. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Centre-South at Wikimedia Commons