|Founded||19 April 1999|
|Operating bases||Odessa Airport|
|Key people||Molod Yurii (Director General)|
The airline was registered in 1999 in Odessa, Ukraine. In 2000 the company was certified by the State Aviation Service of Ukraine. South Airlines operated scheduled and charter flights. In the beginning the company operate with 6 types of airplanes: Antonov An-24, Antonov An-30, Antonov An-140, Yakovlev Yak-40, Let L-410 Turbolet and Tupolev Tu-134. Airline license was revoked by aviation authority in February 2013.
As of February 14, 2013, the South Airlines is reported to have had only three airplanes (excluding the An-24 lost in February 13 air disaster in Donetsk), with types of them being Antonov An-24RV, Embraer EMB-500, Saab 340B and Yakovlev Yak-42. The South Airlines fleet consisted of the following aircraft (as of December 2012):
|Let L-410 UVP||1||0||n/a|
Accidents and incidents
- On 13 February 2013 South Airlines Flight 8971 crashed when the plane overshot the runway as it attempted an emergency landing at Donetsk International Airport.
- Влада призупинила роботу експлуатанта літака, що розбився в Донецьку (in Ukrainian)
- List of Saab aircraft operated by South Airlines, at ch-aviation.ch
Media related to South Airlines at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (in Russian)
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