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

    Serious competition from Russian airframers may not have troubled market forecasters in Toulouse or Seattle for many...

  • 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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  • Aviastar completes initial MC-21 wing-box

    News | 19 Dec 2014 12:57

    ​Russian airframer Aviastar has completed its first composite wing-box 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.
  • ANALYSIS: Irkut builds future on Yak-130 and MC-21

    News | 08 Aug 2014 14:53 | Dominic Perry

    ​“I believe,” says Oleg Demchenko, “that my grandchildren will fly in the MC-21." It is a bullish statement from the Irkut president and says much about his faith in the longevity and sales prospects for an airliner that has yet to roll out, let alone perform its maiden flight.