All Polar Airlines articles

  • Polar Dash 8-c-Polar Airlines

    Polar to bring in Dash 8s to modernise Soviet-era fleet


    Russian regional carrier Polar Airlines is to acquire a pair of Bombardier Dash 8-300 turboprops, its first of the type, to support modernisation of its Soviet-era fleet. It states that it is purchasing the two 50-seat aircraft from a Japanese supplier. “[Polar’s] fleet will be replenished with a completely new ...

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    Longer-range Ansat helicopter makes maiden flight


    Russian Helicopters has flown the first example of the upgraded Kazan Ansat-M light-twin helicopter, which boasts enhanced range and flight performance. Under an initiative funded by Russia’s trade ministry, which has provided Rb230 million ($3.1 million) for the work, the longer-range helicopters will be delivered to regional airlines. ...

  • News

    Polar Airlines plans to take L-610 turboprops


    Siberian carrier Polar Airlines has agreed to acquire L-610 twin turboprops which would be produced by the Ural-based domestic manufacturer UZGA.

  • News

    MAKS: Polar Airlines seeks to be Il-114-300 launch operator


    ​Siberian operator Polar Airlines has provisionally signed to acquire three Ilyushin Il-114-300 turboprops, for delivery starting in 2023.

  • News

    Hard-landing An-26 approached in snowstorm: probe


    ​Russian authorities have given further details of the circumstances surrounding the hard landing which substantially damaged a Polar Airlines Antonov An-26.

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    Polar An-26 badly damaged in Siberian landing accident


    Investigations have commenced after an Antonov An-26 was badly damaged in a hard landing at Belaya Gora airport in Siberia.

  • Antonov An-24

    Authority criticises crew after An-24 lands short


    Investigation into the Pskovavia runway excursion at Moscow Domodedovo comes just three weeks after a Polar Airlines Antonov An-24 was damaged as it landed short at Yakutsk.