VIM Airlines

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VIM Airlines
Vim air logo.gif
IATA ICAO Callsign
NN MOV MOV AIR
Founded 2000
Hubs Domodedovo Airport
Subsidiaries Aerobratsk
Fleet size 14
Destinations 15
Headquarters Moscow, Russia
Key people Alexander Kochnev (General Director), Rashid Maviyaievich Mursekaev (President), Svetlana Anatolievna Mursekaeva (Owner)
Website www.vim-avia.com

VIM Avia, commonly known as VIM Airlines, is an airline based in Moscow, Russia,[1] operating international scheduled and charter, passenger and cargo flights out of Moscow Domodedovo Airport, as well as offering aircraft wet lease.

History[edit]

First VIM Airlines aircraft Ilyushin Il-62M

VIM Airlines was established by Viktor Ivanovich Merkulov and started operations in 2000, with a soviet-built aircraft Ilyushin Il-62M. At the end of 2004, the company acquired Chitaavia and Aerobratsk, followed by Russian Sky Airlines in 2005.

Destinations[edit]

Tupolev Tu-154M of VIM Airlines, leased from Aviaprad.

VIM Airlines served the following scheduled destinations (as of June 2014).[2] Most of them are served directly from Moscow Domodedovo Airport, except marked:

Central Asia[edit]

 Kyrgyzstan
 Tajikistan
 Uzbekistan

India Goa- Goa international airport

Eastern Asia[edit]

 China

Western Asia[edit]

 Armenia
 Azerbaijan
 Israel
 United Arab Emirates

Europe[edit]

 Greece
 Italy
 Republic of Moldova
 Russia
 Spain
  Switzerland
 France

Fleet[edit]

A VIM Airlines Boeing 757-200 landing at Salzburg Airport wearing old livery
A VIM Airlines Airbus A319 wearing a new livery at Moscow-Domodedovo

As of June 2016, the VIM Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft:[10][11][12]

VIM Airlines fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
C Y Total
Airbus A319-100 4 150 150
Boeing 757-200 8 220 220 2 aircraft stored
Boeing 767-300ER 1 1
TBA
Boeing 777-200ER 2 2
TBA
Bombardier CS300 5[13]
TBA
Tupolev Tu-204SM 5[13]
TBA
Total 15 13

Retired Fleet[edit]

Source: planespotters.net[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Авиакомпания «ВИМ-АВИА»." (Map). VIM Airlines. Retrieved on 21 June 2010. "Центральный офис «ВИМ-АВИА» 109052, г. Москва, ул. Новохохловская, д.23 стр.1"
  2. ^ VIM Airlines schedule page
  3. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2014/12/01/nn-kqt-dec14/
  4. ^ Liu, Jim (22 July 2016). "VIM Airlines Expand Guangzhou Charter Flights from August 2016". Airlineroute, Routesonline. Retrieved 22 July 2016. 
  5. ^ aviation.am - Flight schedule from Yerevan Zvartnots Airport
  6. ^ Алиева, Айнур (9 September 2013). "Авиарейс Санкт-Петербург-Гябяля откроется на будущей неделе". Azeri-Press Agency (APA) LLC. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  7. ^ ""ВИМ-Авиа" будет летать из Москвы в Анадырь". Информационное агентство " ТурМаяк ". 26 February 2014. Retrieved 26 February 2014. 
  8. ^ a b L, J (17 March 2014). "VIM Airlines Adds Moscow – Blagoveschensk / Komsomolsk Na Amure Service in S14". Airline Route. Retrieved 17 March 2014. 
  9. ^ "Из аэропорта Хабаровск открыты дополнительные рейсы на Москву". ОАО "ХАБАРОВСКИЙ АЭРОПОРТ". Retrieved 5 November 2015. 
  10. ^ VIM-Avia fleet page
  11. ^ VIM-Avia seatmap
  12. ^ VIM Airlines fleet list at planespotters.net
  13. ^ a b "Russia's VIM to lease five CS300s, five Tu-204SM from the IFC". ch-aviation. 31 August 2013. Retrieved 31 August 2013. 
  14. ^ VIM Airlines at planespotters.net

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