Tuva Airlines

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Tuva Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1992; 26 years ago (1992)
Ceased operations 2016
Hubs Kyzyl Airport
Destinations 7
Headquarters Kyzyl, Russia

Tuva Airlines ([ОАО «Тувинские Авиалинии», OAO «Tuvinskije Avialinii»] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)) is an airline based in Kyzyl, in the Russian federal republic of Tuva.[1]


The airline was established and started operations in 1932 as a division of Aeroflot. It was privatised in 1992, being owned by the state (51%) and the airline's employees (49%).[citation needed]

In 1994 the airline's director general Anatoly Martshekhi was found dead in his bath, in an apparent organised crime killing.[2]

Tuva Airlines went bankrupt in 2016.[citation needed]


Tuva Airlines operated the following services as of January 2012:


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  2. ^ Englund, Will (18 October 1994). "Mob Claims Another Russian". articles.baltimoresun.com. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Лучший день для SSJ 100". ato.ru. 26 August 2015. Retrieved 26 August 2015. 

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