Russia Jet Direct

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Russia Jet Direct
IATA ICAO Callsign
Commenced operations August 2005
Ceased operations September 2005
Operating bases Seattle Tacoma International Airport
Fleet size Boeing 757
Headquarters Seattle, Washington, United States

Russia Jet Direct was a short-lived regularly scheduled airline offering passenger transportation, including Hot Shot Cargo and Rapid Document Service, between the United States and the Russian Far East. The airline was American-operated. It was based in Seattle, Washington.[1]

The fleet consisted of Boeing 757-200ER aircraft from Ryan International Airlines. Russia Jet Direct flew the only direct route from Houston and Anchorage to Sakhalin Island-Yuzhno.[2]

Russia Jet Direct operated between August and September 2005. The former principals hoped to relaunch the airline as Saber Air.[2]

On January 7, 2007, the flight information display at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport displayed a Russia Jet Direct flight arriving from Oakland, California.


  1. ^ "Airline Information: Russia Jet Direct". ch Aviation. Retrieved June 11, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Stapleton, Rob (January 1, 2006). "Charter jet operation to Russia looks to relaunch as Saber Air". The Alaska Journal of Commerce. Archived from the original on July 7, 2011. Retrieved June 11, 2015.