Tulpar Air

Tulpar Air
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 2004
Hubs Krasnoyarsk
Secondary hubs Khabarovsk, Norilsk, Abakan, Perm
Fleet size 13
Headquarters Krasnoyarsk
Key people Sergey Trifonov (General Manager)[1]
Website http://www.tulpar.ru

Tulpar Air was based in Kazan (Tatarstan), Russia, and was established in late 2004 by absorbing the airline Atlas which specialized in helicopter transport. It has its own maintenance base in Kazan. In 2010 it was Russia's least punctual airline with 21% of flights delayed.[2] Before bankruptcy, TAIF was the majority shareholder.[3]

In January 2014 Tulpar Air was grounded by Russia's air transport regulator Rosaviatsiya due to lapses in standards and issues relating to maintenance and crews, after an unscheduled inspection.[4][5]


According to the summer schedule 2011 airline operated scheduled services in the following cities, the frequency of flights - at least once a week:

From Moscow (Vnukovo)

From Moscow (Domodedovo)

From Kazan

From Krasnoyarsk

From Khabarovsk

From Novosibirsk

From Abakan


Aircraft type Active Notes
Yakovlev Yak-40K 1
Yakovlev Yak-42D 4
Bombardier Global Express BD-700 1
Bombardier Challenger 300 2
Cessna Citation 525 1



  1. http://www.business-gazeta.ru/company/155/
  2. http://www.equipnet.ru/news/transport/transport_19523.html
  3. http://www.ato.ru/content/tulpar-eir-perekhodit-pod-kontrol-taif
  4. Airliner World (March 2014): 13. Missing or empty |title= (help);
  5. "Russian authorities ground Tulpar Air over safety issues". ASN News. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
  6. http://www.business-gazeta.ru/article/24815/6/#Монтажный_кадр
  7. http://www.ato.ru/content/samolet-yak-42-sovershil-vynuzhdennuyu-posadku-v-aeroportu-norilska/
  8. http://www.aex.ru/news/2011/5/20/85212/
  9. http://www.aex.ru/news/2011/5/26/85402/
  10. http://news.mail.ru/inregions/moscow/90/6100948/?frommail=1
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