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LLM-2010-02 DME PARALLEL RUNWAY
Formed and started operations in 1997. Domestic, & regional, scheduled & charter, passenger & cargo, jet airplane services.
27 Aviatzionnaya Street
Salekhard, 629004, Russia
November 2009: Yamal Airlines (LLM) has significantly expanded its network at the Moscow Domodedovo (DME) airport introducing scheduled flights to Chelyabinsk and Rostov-on-Don from November 15 and to Krasnodar, Omsk, Stavropol, and Vilnius from November 16.
SEE ATTACHED "AIRLINER WORLD" ARTICLE: "LLM-2010-02 (DME) PARALLEL RUNWAY."
December 2010: 737-48E (25773, VQ-BII), delivery, ex-(N773SJ).
August 2011: 737-5Q8 (28201, VQ-BNM), ex-(N171LF), delivery and A320-214 (1054, VQ-BNR), ex-(N105SR), Castle (CSL) leased.
November 2011: Yamal Airlines (LLM) operates regional passenger services with fixed -wing airplanes and helicopters, primarily within Siberia from 3 hubs in the Yamal-Nenets autonomous district and the Tyumen region. Services extend to Prague and Yerevan. Seasonal charter flights serve holiday destinations in the Mediterranean basin and the Middle East, including Greece, Italy, north Africa, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
(IATA) Code: YC - 664. (ICAO) Code: LLM - (Callsign - YAMAL).
Main Base: Salekhard airport (SLY).
Hubs: Moscow Domodedovo International Airport (DME); Tyumen Airport (TJM); and Nadym Airport (NYM).
Domestic (Russian) Destinations: Anapa; Beloyarsk; Bosyakhovo; Chelyabinsk; Irkutsk; Kazym Mys; Khanty-Mansiysk; Krasnodar; Krasnoselkup; Labytnangi; Lopkhari; Moscow (DME); Muzhi; Mys Kamenniy; Nadym; Nizhny Novgorod; Novy Port; Novy Urengoy; Noyabrsk; Omsk; Ovgort; Panayevsk; Pitlyar; Sait Petersburg; Salekhard; Salemal; Seyakha; Shurishkan; Sochi; Tarko-Sale; Tolka; Tyumen; Ufa; Yar-Sale; and Yekaterinburg.
International Destinations: Hanover (Germany); Prague (Czech Republic); and Yerevan (Armenia).
December 2011: 737-5Q8 (28052, EI-DTX - - SEE PHOTO - - "LLM-737-5Q8 - 2011-12"), ex-TransAero (TRX), delivery.
January 2012: Yamal Airlines (LLM) has added a 6th and 7th ex-Transaero Airlines (TRX) and ex-Pegasus Airlines (PGS) 737-500 as well as its 1st ex-Lotus Air A320-200. It has also started building up a CRJ-200 fleet to replace its aging Tu-134 fleet and is in the process of taking delivery of a total of 5 ex-Eurowings (EWG) airplanes. (LLM) is planning to continue its fleet renewal efforts with an order for up to 10 Sukhoi SSJ 100-95s to be delivered as of 2013.
May 2012: Yamal Airlines (LLM) now serves Gothenburg Landvetter Airport in Sweden from Russia’s Moscow Domodedovo Airport. (LLM) launcheds 2 routes from Moscow Domodedovo Airport to Lviv and Kharkiv in the Ukraine.
June 2012: Yamal Airlines (LLM) has added the 1st L-410 Turbolet airplane to its fleet, to be used on regional routes.
(LLM) operates the regional flights in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, which is in the Russian Far North. According to (LLM), the L-410 can take off and land in severe weather conditions on tarmac and non-tarmac runways.
(LLM) operates 8 737s Classics, 1 A320, 3 Bombardier CRJ200s, 2 Antonov An-24s and 1 An-26. (LLM) also flew several Tupolev Tu-134s and Yak-40s until October 2011, when they were all grounded due to an engine incident with 1 of the airplanes.
(LLM) plans to take the delivery of the 2nd L-410 later this year.
October 2012: Yamal Airlines (LLM) launched non-stop domestic services from Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to the White Sea port of Arkhangelsk (ARH) on the northern coast of European Russia on October 9. Daily flights on the 1,000 km route are now on offer and will be operated with CRJ200s. Arkhangelsk is new to (LLM)’s network, while (LLM) already serves further 8 destinations from Moscow Domodedovo. There is no direct competition on the route, although Nordavia (AEN) serves Arkhangelsk with 3x-daily services from Sheremetyevo, and UTair (TYU) provides further 2x-daily flights from Vnukovo.
Yamal Airlines (LLM) launched (DME) to Murmansk (MMK) with 4x-weekly frequencies. All flights on the new route are operated with CRJ200s. Later, (LLM) added a new route from Tyumen (TJM), 1 of the most important economic and cultural centres of the Russian eastern Urals region, to Belgorod (EGO), located near the northern Ukrainian border. Services on the 2,000 km domestic route are operated with 737-500s.
January 2014: Yamal Airlines (LLM) has temporarily pulled its Boeing 737s fleet out of service. The Salekhard-based carrier said the grounding is necessary to lower the risk of spontaneous errors pertaining to the deviation or deflection of the elevator.
The decision was made after reviewing the flight information transcript of a Tatarstan Airlines (TKI) Boeing 737-500 that crashed at Kazan airport in November. (LLM) did not disclose any other details.
(LLM)’s commercial fleet comprises 3 Boeing 737-400s, 6 737-500s, 7 Airbus A320-200s, 2 A321s, 10 Bombardier CRJ200s and 2 L-410 Turbolet airplanes.
(LLM) is the 12th biggest airline in the Russia. During the first 11 months of 2013, it carried 1.2 million passengers, up +46.2% compared to the year-ago period. (LLM)’s route network includes a significant number of charter destinations from Moscow.
2 A321-231s (1956, VQ-BSQ; 1967, VQ-BSM), ex-(OO-RMG & OO-RMH) deliveries.
August 2015: News Item A-1: Aeroflot ((IATA) Code: (SU), based at Moscow Sheremetyevo) (ARO) is planning to equip 2 of its subsidiaries with an undisclosed number of SSJ100-95s, (CEO) Vitaly Savelyev has told Russia's "TASS" newswire.
“I don't think it will happen this year, but we have plans for next year," he said. "We are considering two subsidiaries – Rossiya ((IATA) Code: FV, based at St Petersburg) (SDM) and Donavia ((IATA) Code: D9, based at Rostov) (DON).”
Earlier this year, state-backed (ARO) signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (Moscow Zhukovsky) to acquire a further 20 SuperJets with deliveries to occur by 2016. Once firmed, the order will boost (ARO)'s SuperJet order book to 50 airframes.
In a bid to ease a foreign currency crunch and to stimulate local industry, the Russian government has committed itself to weaning Russia off its dependence on Western-manufactured airplanes.
News Item A-2: In March, Moscow announced it would inject RUB100 billion/USD1.9 billion into Sukhoi (SSJ)'s parent firm, the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), to help spur the production of the SuperJet while moving to recapitalize the State Transport Leasing Company (STLK) to the tune of RUB30 billion/USD469 million.
In June, (STLK) announced it had secured placements for 32 Superjets (15 with Yamal Airlines ((IATA) Code: YC, based at Salekhard) (LLM), fifteen with Kazakhstan's Scat ((IATA) Code: DV, based at Shimkent) (VSV) and 2 with an undisclosed operator) it had bought using the funds which were extended to it in the form of tied-loans.
(STLC), which made the announcement August 26 at the (MAKS) Air Show in Moscow, also placed options on a further 28 SSJ100s. And (STLC) signed an agreement with Russia’s Yamal Airlines (LLM) to lease 25 SSJ100s to (LLM).
The lease agreement with Yamal (LLM) is for 12 years, (STLC) said, but it was not immediately clear if the aircraft will come from the order that the lessor placed. Other details on the (LLM) agreement, including aircraft delivery times, still need to be finalized. (STKC) said the final agreement will be signed by August 1, 2016.
Yamal (LLM) will use the SSJ100s to replace some of its older Boeing 737 classics. (LLM) operates 3 737-400s, 1 737-500 as well as 7 Airbus A320s, 2 A321s,10 Bombardier CRJ200s and 2 Let L-410s.
September 2015: News Item A-1: Russia's State Transport Leasing Company (GTLK) has signed a firm order agreement with Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SSJ) (based at Moscow Zhukovsky) for 32 SSJ100-95s with options for an additional 28 of the type.
Announced during the ongoing (MAKS) 2015 Air Show at Moscow Zhukovsky, the first of the jets will be delivered in May 2016.
Of the order, 15 will head to Kazakhstan's Scat ((IATA) Code: DV, based at Shimkent) (VSV) as part of a larger Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which includes 5 options, while 25 will go to Yamal Airlines ((IATA) Code: YC, based at Salekhard) (LLM). Both carriers are expected to finalize their 12-year lease agreements with the Russians in August next year.
Red Wings ((IATA) Code: WZ, based at Moscow Vnukovo) (RWZ) also signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to lease 15 SSJ100 Superjets subject to finalization.
October 2015: The Russian government will add RUB30 billion/$487 million to the State Transport Leasing Company (STLC). The capital increase will allow the lessor “to raise funds for acquisition and ensuing lease out of aircraft to Russian carriers,” according to a statement.
The share issue will be paid for by swapping the corresponding amount of Federal loan obligations under a multi-party agreement between the Ministries of Transport, Industry & Trade, the Deposit Insurance Agency, and (STLC). The decree was signed by Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev on October 14.
(STLC) signed a firm order for 32 Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Sukhoi Superjet SSJ100 aircraft at the (MAKS) Air Show in Moscow at the end of August. It also placed options for a further 28 SSJ100s. The company signed an agreement with Russia’s Yamal Airlines (LLM) to lease 25 SSJ100s to the carrier and a letter of intent (LOI) with Tuva Airlines for 10 aircraft of the type.
April 2016: Yamal Airlines ((IATA) Code: YC, based at Salekhard) (LLM) has taken delivery of its 1st of 25 SSJ 100-95s (95062, RA-89034 on lease from Russia's State Transport Leasing Company (GTLK).
October 2016: "Moscow’s New Zhukovsky Airport Increases Traffic" by (ATW) Polina Montag-Girmes email@example.com, October 17, 2016.
Moscow’s Zhukovsky International Airport, which officially opened May 30, is receiving more traffic, as Russian airlines receive route approvals.
Yekaterinburg-based Ural Airlines (URL) recently won permission for a 7x-weekly Zhukovsky - Burgas route and Salekhard-based Yamal Airlines (LLM) received approval for a 4x-weekly Zhukovsky - Plovdiv service.
Zhukovsky International Airport is the 4th international airport to open in the Moscow region. Airport construction was announced at a time when airline traffic was robust in Russia. However, by the time the airport opened, traffic was decreasing because of politic and economic turbulence. It was scheduled to receive its 1st flight in June 2016, but it wasn’t until September, when Belavia Belarusian Airlines (BLV) became the airport’s 1st carrier, launching daily Minsk - Zhukovsky service on September 12.
A320-214 (1054, VQ-BNR), last revenue flight, ferried Salekhard to Kaunas for storage, registered (D-ASPI).
December 2016: Russia's State Transport Leasing Company (STLC) said it signed a firm order with Yamal Airlines (LLM) to lease 13 Sukhoi Superjet 100s (SSJ100s). The deal is part an order for 25 SSJ100s that was announced in August 2015.
According to the (STLC), this year it has delivered 3 SSJ100s to (LLM), with +6 more to be supplied before year-end. The lessor plans to deliver +10 more aircraft in 2017.
(STLC) has also signed a firm order with Irkutsk-based IrAero Airlines for 4 SSJ100s, which are scheduled for delivery in (1Q) 2017. IrAero already operates 4 of the type.
February 2017: 6 RRJ-95LR-100 (95109, RA-89068; 95112, RA-89069; 95113, RA89070; 95114, RA-89071; 95115, RA-89072; 95116, RA-89073) deliveries.
June 2017: A320-232 (2571, VP-BWZ), ex-(TC-OBN) delivery.
October 2017: AviaAM Leasing delivered an Airbus A321 to Yamal Airlines (LLM).
December 2017: StandardAero was selected by Yamal Airlines (LLM) to provide (APU) maintenance at Maryville, Tennessee, USA.
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LLM-737-5Q8 - 2011-12
LLM-CRJ200 - 2012-01
1 737-4MO ((CFM56-3C1) (3051-29204, /98 VP-BKW), EX-(N204BV) 2012-12. 18CY, 150Y.
2 737-48E (CFM56-3C1) (2905-25773, /97 VQ-BII; 2925-25775, /97 VQ-BIK), EX-SAGA AIRLINES, EX-(N773SJ & N775SJ), PINEWATCH LTD LSD 2010-12. 168Y.
1 737-5Q8 (CFM56-3C1) (28052, EI-DTX - - SEE PHOTO - - "LLM-737-5Q8 - 2011-12"), EX-(TRX) 2011-12. 131Y.
1 737-5Q8 (CFM56-3C1) (2999-28201, /98 VQ-BNM), EX-PEGASUS AIRLINES (PGS), EX-(N171LF), (ILF) LSD 2011-08. 131Y.
2 737-528 (CFM56-3C1) (2099-25206, /91 VP-BRU; 2108-25227, /91 VP-BRV), EX-AVIAPRAD, (GEF) LSD 2008-07, 70CY, 42Y.
2 737-528 (CFM56-3C1) (2191-25230, /91 CP-BRQ; 2208-25231, /92 VP-BRS), EX-(AFA), (GEF) LSD 2007-05, 46C, 42Y.
1 737-56N (CFM56-3C1) (2944-28565, /97 VQ-BAB), LEASE INVESTMENT LIFE TRUST LSD 2008-10. 132Y.
1 A320-214 (1054, VQ-BNR), EX-(N105SR), EX-LOTUS AIR, CASTLE (CSL) LSD 2011-08. LAST REVENUE FLIGHT 2016-10, FERRIED SALEKHARD TO KAUNAS FOR STORAGE, REGISTERED (D-ASPI).
2 A320-214 (CFM56-5B4) (2419, /05 VP-BHZ; 2439, /05 VP-BHX), EX-(M-ABFG & M-ABFH) 2012-09. 180Y.
1 A320-232 (V2527-A5) (1918, /02 VP-BBN), EX-(EI-ELD) 2002-12. 159Y.
1 A320-232 (V2527-A5) (1969, /03 VP-BCU), EX-(EI-ELE) 2002-09. 159Y.
1 A320-232 (V2527-A5) (1993, /03 VP-BCN), EX-(EI-ELN) 2002-07. 159Y.
1 A320-232 (V2527-A5) (2413, /05 VP-BHW), EX-(OE-IBF) 2012-11. 20F, 114Y.
1 A320-232 (V2527-A5) (2571, /17 VP-BWZ), EX-(TC-OBN) 2017-06. 20F, 114Y.
1 A321, AVIAAM LEASING LEASED 2017-10.
2 A321-231 (1956, VQ-BSQ; 1967, VQ-BSM), EX-(OO-RMG & OO-RMH), 2014-01.
10 BOMBARDIER CRJ-200LR (CF34-3B1) (7454, VQ-BBV; 7570, /01 VQ-BPC; 7567, /01 VQ-BPD; 7573, /01 VQ-BPB; 7583, /01 VQ-BPA; 7607, /02 VP-BBA; 7619, /02 VQ-BBC; 7630, /02 VQ-BBE; 7738, /02 VP-BBM), EX-EUROWINGS (EWG). 50Y.
1 BOMBARDIER CRJ-850 (CF34-3B1) (8090, /08 RA-67219), EX-(C-FTSV) 2011-05, EX-(KOLAVIA). VIP.
2 AN-24RV (AI-24VT) (47309905, /75 RA-46694; 47309906, /74 RA-46695), 44Y.
1 AN-26B-100 (AI-24VT) (12709, /83 RA-26133), 44Y/COMBI/FREIGHTER.
2 LET L-410UVP-E20 (M-601E) (2804, /11 RA-67015; 2805, /11 RA-67016), 2012-05. 19Y.
10 +11 ORDERS SUKHOI SSJ100-95 (95062, RA-89034, 2016-04; 95109, RA-89068; 95112, RA-89069; 95113, RA89070; 95114, RA-89071; 95115, RA-89072; 95116, RA-89073)), STATE TRANSPORT LEASING COMPANY (STLC) LSD.
0 TU-134A (D-30-II) (66168, /83 RA-65919), GROUNDED 2011-10. 72Y.
0 TU-134A-3 (D-30-III) (60639, /78 RA-65132; 63350, /80 RA-65983), 9 GROUNDED 2011-10. 72Y.
0 TU-154B-2 (NK-8-2U) (324, /79 RA-85324), GROUNDED 2011-10. 144Y.
0 YAK-40 (AI-25) (9411232, /74 RA-87381; 9420834, /74 RA-87416), 2 GROUNDED 2011-10. 32Y.
0 YAK-40K (AI-25) (9832058, /78 RA-87222), 1 GROUNDED 2011-10. 32Y.
VASILY KRYUK, DIRECTOR GENERAL.
IRINA LEBEDEVA, DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL FINANCE.
YURIY KRYUK, DIRECTOR FLIGHT OPERATIONS.