Ural Airlines


Ural Airlines

Infobox Airline
airline = Ural Airlines


image_size = 150 px
IATA = U6
ICAO = SVR
callsign = SVERDLOVSK AIR
founded = 1993
ceased =
hubs = Koltsovo International Airport
secondary_hubs =
focus_cities =
frequent_flyer = Travelling Club "Wings"
lounge =
alliance =
subsidiaries =
fleet_size = 27
destinations = 34
company_slogan =
headquarters = Yekaterinburg, Russia
key_people =
website = [http://en.uralairlines.ru/ http://en.uralairlines.ru/]

Ural Airlines is an airline based in Yekaterinburg, Russia. It operates scheduled and charter, domestic and international flights. Its main base is Koltsovo International Airport. Ural Airlines also has a codeshare agreement with Malév Hungarian Airlines.

Code Data

*IATA Code: U6
*ICAO Code: SVR
*Callsign: SVERDLOVSK AIR [ [http://www.airlinecodes.co.uk/ Airline Codes] November 2006]

History

Sverdlovsk State Air Enterprises started operations in 1943. Ural Airlines is a joint stock company incorporated under the laws of the Russian Federation in December 1993 after the separation from Yekaterinburg airport. It was established and started operations on 28 December 1993. It is owned by Ural Wings (65.77%) and Ural Transport Bank (14.67%). It employs 1390 staff.

Following the recent delivery of Airbus A320 aircraft, Ural Airlines is expected to introduce further Western aircraft in 2007. It is reported to be in advanced talks to source some used ATR 42 or ATR 72 aircraft for use on regional routes [Airliner World January 2007] .

Destination services

Ural Airlines operates to the following:

Russia

*Chita
*Chelyabinsk
*Kemerovo
*Krasnodar
*Mineralnye Vody
*Moscow
*Nadym
*Nizhnevartovsk
*Novosibirsk
*Novy Urengoy
*Salekhard
*Samara
*Sochi
*Saint Petersburg
*Yakutsk
*Yekaterinburg

Asia

Central Asia
*Almaty (Almaty International Airport)
*Tashkent (Tashkent International Airport)East Asia
*Ulan Bator (Chinggis Khaan International Airport)South Asia
*Goa (Dabolim Airport) [starts Octber 26]
*Lahore (Allama Iqbal International Airport) (tech stop)Southeast Asia
*Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi Airport)Southwest Asia
*Dubai (Dubai International Airport)
*Tel Aviv (ben Gurion International Airport)West Asia
*Baku (Heydar Aliyev International Airport)
*Yerevan (Zvartnots International Airport)

Europe

*Antalya (Antalya Airport)
*Barcelona (Barcelona International Airport)
*Budapest (Budapest Ferihegy International Airport)
*Düsseldorf (Düsseldorf International Airport)
*Istanbul (Ataturk International Airport)
*Larnaca (Larnaca International Airport)
*Kiev (Boryspil Airport)
*Milan (Malpensa International Airport)
*Munich (Munich Airport)
*Prague (Ruzyne International Airport)
*Pula (Pula Airport)
*Thessaloniki (Thessaloniki International Airport, "Macedonia")
*Tivat (Tivat Airport)
*Simferopol (Simferopol International Airport)
*Vienna (Vienna International Airport)

Fleet

The Ural Airlines fleet includes the following aircraft (at of 1 September 2008) [http://www.ch-aviation.ch/aircraft.php?search=set&airline=U6&al_op=1] :

*5 Airbus A320-200
*4 Antonov An-24
*1 Antonov An-32
*4 Ilyushin Il-86
*1 Tupolev Tu-134A
*8 Tupolev Tu-154B2
*4 Tupolev Tu-154M

As of 1 September 2008, the average age of the Ural Airlines fleet is 16 years ( [http://www.airfleets.net/ageflotte/Ural%20Airlines.htm] ).

External links

* [http://en.uralairlines.ru/ Ural Airlines]
* [http://www.ch-aviation.ch/aircraft.php?search=set&airline=U6&al_op=1 Ural Airlines Fleet]
* [http://www.air-valid.com/ural-airlines/avis-opinions.html Flyers Opinions Ural Airlines]

References


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