|Ceased operations||19 December 2011|
Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia
OJSC Dagestan Airlines (Russian: ОАО Авиалинии Дагестана) was an airline based at Uytash Airport in Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia, operating domestic and international scheduled and chartered flights.
The roots of the airline can be traced back to February 1927, when an Aeroflot department serving the Makhachkala region of the Soviet Union was founded. In 1994, following the split-up of Aeroflot, it became and independent company known as Makhachkala Air Enterprise. In 1996, the company was rebranded as Dagestan Airlines. In March 2007, it had 809 employees.
As of December 2010, Dagestan Airlines operated scheduled flights to the following destinations:
- United Arab Emirates
Accidents and incidents
On 4 December 2010, Dagestan Airlines Flight 372, a Tupolev Tu-154M carrying 160 passengers and 8 crew, crashed during an emergency landing at Domodedovo International Airport, Moscow. Two passengers died and 56 were injured.
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- Dagestan Airlines timetable. Retrieved 2010-12-04.
- Dagestan Airlines fleet list at ch-aviation.ch.
- "Two killed as plane makes emergency landing in Russia". AFP. 4 December 2010. Retrieved 4 December. Check date values in:
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