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IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1993
Ceased operations 1 October 2015 (suspended)
Hubs Belgorod International Airport
Secondary hubs
Focus cities
Fleet size 5
Destinations 57
Headquarters Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Key people Alexei I. Hamnagadaev (Manager)

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


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 Centre-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]



Centre-South Sukhoi Superjet 100

The following fleet is operated as of June 25, 2015, with an average age of 23.4 years.[5]

Aircraft type Active Leased
Sukhoi Superjet 100 3 incl. 2 leased from Atlas jet
Yakovlev Yak-40 2 (+ 3 stored)
Tupolev Tu-134 2 (+12 stored)


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