|Key people||Alexei Vakhromeev, Director|
Saratov Airlines was founded in 1931. It was called "Saratov United Air Squad" and was a part of Aeroflot. The airline has received a prestigious award, "Krylia Rossii" (Russian Wings), three times. Until 2013 it operated as Saravia (Russian: Саравиа).
In December 2013, Saratov Airlines, became the first Russian operator of Embraer E-Jets, with the arrival of two Embraer 195 114-seat aircraft.
On 14 October 2015, the Russian aviation authorities sanctioned Saratov Airlines after a violation of security rules. The airline was therefore no longer allowed to operate flights to destinations outside of Russia from 26 October 2015. However, by May 2016 the airline had resumed international charter services.
As of October 2016, Saratov Airlines operates the following domestic scheduled and international charter passenger flights:
- Chita - Kadala Airport
- Kirov - Pobedilovo Airport
- Krasnodar - Pashkovsky Airport
- Krasnoyarsk - Yemelyanovo International Airport base
- Mineralnye Vody - Mineralnye Vody Airport
- Moscow - Domodedovo International Airport
- Nizhnevartovsk - Nizhnevartovsk Airport
- Orsk - Orsk Airport
- Saint Petersburg - Pulkovo Airport
- Samara - Kurumoch International Airport
- Saratov - Saratov Tsentralny Airport base
- Surgut - Surgut International Airport seasonal charter
- Ufa - Ufa International Airport
- Ulan-Ude - Baikal International Airport
- Volgograd - Gumrak Airport
- Yekaterinburg - Koltsovo Airport
Saratov Airlines fleet includes the following aircraft as of December 2016:
|Seven Yak-42s in storage|
|Antonov An-148||4||—||0||83||83||Subleased from Rossiya Airlines. One An-148 in storage|
|Embraer 195||2||—||10||104||114||Leased from Celestial Aviation Trading|
In July 2017, it was announced that the airline had signed a letter of intent to lease 6 Irkut MC-21-300s at the MAKS Air Show in Moscow. The airline has yet to decide which engines will be chosen for the aircraft. The aircraft are scheduled to be delivered from 2022-2025.
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- saratovairlines.ru - Расписание ("Schedule") (Russian) retrieved 25 May 2016
- ""В Улан-Удэ откроется новый авиарейс с 18 апреля"". airportbaikal.ru. 10 March 2017. Retrieved 10 March 2017.
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- ""Саратовские авиалинии" получили первый самолет Ан-148". Авиатранспортное обозрение. 2016-11-12. Retrieved 2016-12-28.
- "Russia’s MC-21 and IL-114 win new orders at MAKS Air Show". atwonline.com. 19 July 2017. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
Media related to Saravia at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (in English) (in Russian)
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