Russian carrier Ikar Airlines
Ikar Airlines is RussianThe carrier, who performs flights under the control of the tour operator "Pegas Touristik". The scope of the company's activities is the implementation of seasonal and regular flights across Russia and abroad on the most sought-after routes.
Ikar Airlines is an airline with a registered airport of "Emelyanovo" (Krasnoyarsk).
It was established in 1997 and was based inMagadan airport. Then the fleet consisted of 10 domestic helicopters and 2 aircraft. However, in 2013 the company was bought out and relocated to "Emelyanovo". At the same time, a new operator's certificate was issued by the Ministry of Transport with the number 36 dated 16 April.
There is a misconception that thisair carrier is a subsidiary of the well-known Russian company "NordVind". But this is not the case, since Icarus is under the control of the tour operator Pegas Touristik. The company operates on aircraft that previously belonged to NordWind. On their fuselages after the renovation appeared the inscription "Pegas", and on the vertical stabilizers - the image of a winged horse.
Now the carrier Ikar Airlines has several divisions in Moscow and Khabarovsk.
The company's fleet consists of 7 aircraft,which not once in its history changed the organization-operator. The average age of Ikar Airlines is almost 17 years. The fleet includes American-made Boeing aircraft of modifications B738 and B763.
In the quantity of one unit the airplane is representedB738. He is the youngest of all airliners and his age is 11 years. There are 6 units of aircraft B763. The oldest aircraft is almost 20 years old, and the new one is 16. After the renovation, 757-200 Boeing airliners were withdrawn from service.
Flights Ikar Airlines
The company's flights are performed from the following Russian regions:
- The Far East - Blagoveshchensk, Vladivostok, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Khabarovsk, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
- North-West District - Arkhangelsk, Murmansk.
- Siberia - Barnaul, Bratsk, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhnevartovsk, Novokuznetsk, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Surgut, Tomsk, Ulan-Ude.
- Ural - Yekaterinburg, Perm, Ufa, Chelyabinsk.
- Central Russia - Belgorod, Kazan, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, St. Petersburg, Syktyvkar.
- Southern District - Astrakhan, Krasnodar, Rostov-on-Don, Simferopol.
Charter flights are performed in accordance with the orders of the affiliated company. The main routes are:
- Bulgaria (Bourgas);
- Vietnam (Phu Quoc, Cam Ranh);
- Egypt (Hurghada, Sharm el-Sheikh);
- Spain (Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife);
- Cyprus (Larnaca);
- Thailand (Bangkok, Krabi, Phuket);
- Turkey (Antalya, Dalaman, Istanbul).
Ikar Airlines: passenger reviews
Among the reviews are found both positive and negative, and sometimes even contradictory about the work of the company as a whole.
Of the positive moments, passengers distinguish:
- comfortable space between the seats;
- clean and neat interior of the aircraft;
- skill pilots of the company;
- tasty onboard food;
- prompt and prompt service in the check-in area;
- politeness and benevolence of flight attendants.
Of the negative moments, Ikar Airlines customers note:
- malfunctions in the toilet rooms;
- sharp foreign smells while landing the aircraft;
- frequent damage to aircraft;
- many delays due to technical reasons;
- lack of informing passengers about flights from the company's representative office;
- often the reason for delays is not brought to the attention of passengers by the representatives of the airline;
- The fleet consists of old aircraft, which are operated every day;
- problems with the issue of luggage;
- old armchair.
One of the young and dynamically developingof Russian airlines - Ikar Airlines. Reviews about it are very diverse: from positive to dramatically negative. Flights are performed on optimized Boeing aircraft. The airline specializes in the implementation of regular and charter air travel of passengers to the most popular tourist and domestic destinations, which during the year there are more than 50. The enterprise exists not so long ago, but during this time it has proved to be a reliable, stability-oriented carrier. Security and high-quality passenger service are the top priorities of Icarus.</ p>>