Historia de Air Izhavia

  • Izhavia is the national airline of Udmurtia (the Udmurt Republic of Russia) based in Izhevsk. From its hub at Izhevsk Airport, the airline operates domestic charter and scheduled passenger services.
  • In 1992, when Aeroflot was divided into a number of regional airlines, JSC Izhavia was formed from the Aeroflot Izhevsk Division. Izhavia was founded as a joint stock company named Izhvesk Air Enterprise (Izhveskie Aviapredrepriate).
  • As part of its scheduled services, Izhavia flew from Izhevsk to the following destinations: Anapa, Baku, Yerevan, Yekaterinburg, Chelyabinsk, Kirov, Khujand, Ekaterinburg, Nizhnevartovsk, Moscow, Perm, St. Petersburg, Samara, Krasnodar, Surgut, Saratov, Ufa, and Sochi.
  • In 1999, Izhavia suspended operations but recommenced services in 2000.
  • Izhavia fleet has an average age of over 30 years and includes Tupolev Tu134, Antonov An 24, and Yakovlev Yak 42, all Russian aircraft inherited from Aeroflot.
  • In 2015-2016, Izhavia operates scheduled flights from Izhevsk to Moscow – Domodedovo International Airport, Saint Petersburg – Pulkovo Airport, and Sochi – Sochi International Airport.