Vostok Aviation Company

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Vostok Aviation Company
Авиакомпания «Восток»
IATA ICAO Callsign
VTK[1]
ЖТК[1]
VOSTOK[1]
Founded 15 May 1945
Commenced operations 15 May 1945
Hubs Khabarovsk Novy Airport
Fleet size 23
Destinations 8 (scheduled)
Parent company UTair Aviation
Headquarters Khabarovsk, Russia
Key people Aleksandr Kuzymich Tkach (General Director)[1]
Website vostockairlines.ru

JSC "Vostok Aviation Company" (Russian: ОАО «Авиакомпания «Восток»), sometimes trading as Vostok Airlines, is a Russian regional airline headquartered in Khabarovsk and a subsidiary of UTair Aviation. It operates domestic scheduled and charter passenger services, freight services, air ambulance, air patrol, firefighting, oil rig support as well as other specialized operations.[2] Its main base is Khabarovsk Novy Airport.[3]

History[edit]

Vostok Aviation Company was established and started operations as 264 Squadron of the Far Eastern division of Aeroflot on 15 May 1945. It was incorporated as a joint stock company on 30 June 1993.[1][4] The airline is owned by Khabarovsk regional administration (51%) and the airline employees (49%).

Destinations[edit]

As of December 2015, Vostok Aviation Company serves the following scheduled passenger destinations:[citation needed]

 Russia

Fleet[edit]

Vostok Airlines Antonov An-38

As of December 2015, the Vostok Aviation Company fleet includes the following aircraft:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Federal State Unitary Enterprise "State Air Traffic Management Corporation", Airline Reference, Vol. 1, Russian Federation, 29 January 2008, p. 169
  2. ^ vostokairlines.com - Flight Operations retrieved 7 December 2015
  3. ^ ch-aviation.com - Vostok Airlines retrieved 7 December 2015
  4. ^ (English) "Company summary". Skrin.ru. Retrieved 5 February 2008. 
  5. ^ vostokairlines.com - Aircraft Types retrieved 7 December 2015

External links[edit]

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