Top News on Irkutsk

  • An-12 crash investigation yet to yield clues

    ​Russian investigators have taken fuel samples, and retrieved the flight recorders, as part of the inquiry into the Antonov An-12 crash in Irkutsk on 26 December.

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  • PARIS: Irkut's Demchenko insists MS-21 follows in a fine tradition of Russian civil aerospace

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  • PICTURES: Russian air force receives first Su-30SM fighters

    The Russian air force has taken delivery of its first two of 30 Sukhoi Su-30SM multirole fighters ...

  • PICTURES: Russian air force receives first Yak-130 combat trainers

    Russia's air force has taken delivery of its first six Yakovlev-designed Yak-130 combat trainers from Irkut ...

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  • RusJet grounded after Yak-42 incident

    News | 18 Feb 2015 12:37 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Russian authorities have grounded another carrier, the executive operator RusJet, in the wake of a serious safety incident.
  • Aviastar completes initial MC-21 fin structure

    News | 19 Dec 2014 12:57

    Russian airframer Aviastar has completed its first composite fin structure for the Irkut MC-21 aircraft, which will be used for static testing.
  • VietJet details Russian launch plans

    News | 24 Nov 2014 16:37 | Tom Zaitsev

    Asian low-cost carrier ​VietJet Air has firmed its plans to launch scheduled flights to Vladivostok after detailing plans to begin thrice-weekly flights from Hanoi from next May.
  • Angara adds new routes as An-148 fleet expands

    News | 15 Oct 2014 17:24 | Tom Zaitsev

    Siberia's Angara Airlines is to grow its local intra-regional network following expansion of its Antonov An-148 fleet.
  • Russia's Yakutia starts Q400 operations for Alrosa

    News | 15 Oct 2014 09:33 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Russian carrier Alrosa has introduced Bombardier Q400 services on several regional routes from its Mirny base in the Sakha republic.
  • Irkut secures MC-21 funding

    News | 27 Aug 2014 09:40 | Tom Zaitsev

    ​Russian airframer Irkut has secured government backing for a crucial borrowing scheme to finance development of the MC-21 twinjet.