Aviation news analysis
50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

Belarus's Belavia ends scheduled Tu-154M operations

Download: Printable PDF Date: 06 Oct 2016 12:58 category:
Publisher:
Belarus's Belavia ends scheduled Tu-154M operations - Airlines publisher
Krista Kuznecova
Country: Belarus Aircraft: Airplanes Airline: Belavia
Source: Ruaviation

​Belavia has withdrawn its last two active Tu-154Ms from scheduled passenger service as of Saturday, October 1. The type's last regular flight was Minsk National-Gomel, Ch-aviation.com reported.

In a statement, the Belarus national carrier said the trijet would be used for charter flights ferrying workers to Belarus's north. These services will continue until late December following which the aircraft will be retired from service completely.


Belavia has acquired a fleet of B737-800s from Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) to replace the outgoing Soviet-era jets.

According to the ch-aviation aircraft database, Belavia has operated total of twenty-two Tu-154s over the years including: one Tu-154B, one Tu-154B1, fifteen Tu-154B2s, and five Tu-154Ms. Of its current fleet of four Tu-154Ms, two - EW-85741 (cn 91A-896) and EW-85748 (cn 92A-924) - are active in civilian service, EW-85815 (cn 95A-1010) is active in the VIP/government charter niche, and EW-85703 (cn 91A-878) is stored.

As such, the only known operators to retain the type in scheduled, commercial service are Air Koryo and Alrosa Aviakompania.

See original image



Loading comments for Belarus's Belavia ends scheduled Tu-154M operations...


Recommended

Sky Atlas: Heading to Geneva

Sky Atlas, provider of flight support & OPS for business aviation in Russia and CIS, will participate in European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition(EBACE ‘2018) in Geneva in the...

Ryanair Full Year Profits Rise 10% To €1.45bn

Ryanair today (21 May) reported a 10% increase in full year profit after tax to €1.45bn, as lower fares (down 3%) stimulated 9% traffic growth to over 130m guests, and an industry leading 95% loa...

Air Zermatt celebrates 50 years of operations with new Bell 429 delivery

Notable transportation and rescue company, Air Zermatt, commemorates 50 years of high mountain operations in the Swiss Alps and celebrates the delivery of a new Bell 429 aircraft. The aviation organiz...

TAG Aviation’s Farnborough Maintenance Services Now Offer Smart Repairs as Part of its Growing Suite of Aircraft Interiors Capabilities

To meet the growing demand from customers, TAGAviation’s Farnborough Maintenance Services (TFMS), in partnership with itsapproved suppliers, Zodiac Aerospace Business Aircraft Interiors and Farn...