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Tolmachevo Airport’s Summer Flight Schedule Tolmachevo Airport’s Summer Flight Schedule

From 31 March a summer schedule with the opening of new flights, resumption of seasonal routes and increase in flights frequency in a number of destinations is effective at Tolmachevo airport.

22 may 2019

Tu-134B of ALROSA Airline Company is Transferred to the Museum of Aviation History in Tolmachevo Airport

On 22 May, the final flight of the legendary Tu-134B of ALROSA airline company (RA-65693) was performed from the city of Mirny (Yakutia) to the city of Novosibirsk, where it was transferred to the Museum of aviation history.


Photo by Sergei Dolgodvorov


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Photo by Sergei Dolgodvorov

ALROSA airline company has long and fruitful cooperation with Tolmachevo airport. Tu-134B RA-65693 is the only Russian aircraft of this type, which is used on regular passenger flights. To preserve the memory of the aircraft, the airline company decided to transfer it to the Museum of aviation history of the Novosibirsk airport.

"Enrichment of the Museum of aviation history of Tolmachevo airport with such a legendary aircraft as Tu-134B is an important event that will help to preserve the traditions of the industry," said Evgeniy Yankilevich, General Director of JSC "Tolmachevo Airport". — We thank the management of ALROSA airline company for their trust and hope that the partner airlines will continue to contribute to the creation of the most complete historical Museum on the basis of the Novosibirsk airport".


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Photo by Sergei Dolgodvorov

The plane was welcomed at Tolmachevo airport with the arc of triumph. Passengers of the final flight were 72 people, including journalists and admirers of national aviation. The opportunity to meet the iconic aircraft was also given to the personnel of Tolmachevo airport, employees of airlines with kids and air bloggers.


Photo by Nikolay Enin

Anyone will be able to see the museum piece after the necessary engineering works and aircraft setting on the pedestal are completed.


Photo By Andrew Neiman


Photo by Nikolay Enin


Photo by Sergei Dolgodvorov

Tu-134B is the second aircraft transferred by ALROSA airline company to the Museum of aviation history in Tolmachevo airport.On 29 September last year, the airline company transferred the legendary Tu-154M "Izhma" to the Museum. It's worth mentioning, that apart from the aircraft of ALROSA airline company, two memorial aircraft, Tu-154M (tail number RA-85628) and Il-86 (tail number RA-86097), transferred by Sibir airline company, are installed at the airport.

Tu-134 is a short-haul passenger aircraft developed by the experimental design bureau of A.N. Tupolev. Serial production of the Tu-134 aircraft started in 1966. Jet Tu-134 has become one of the most successful projects in the field of passenger aircraft construction. In was one of the most mass aircraft in the history of Russian civil aviation.

JSC ALROSA Airlines was established on the basis of Mirny air enterprise, it performs air transportation in Yakutia, regular and charter transportation in Russia, international charter transportation to the CIS countries, Asia and Europe, cargo transportation and special aerial works. The airline's fleet consists of Boeing 737-800, Boeing 737-700, Tu-154M, Tu-134, An-24RV, An-38-100 aircraft designed to carry economy and business class passengers, mi-8T, Mi-MTV, Mi-171 and Mi-26 helicopters.

NOVOSIBIRSK International Airport (Tolmachevo) is the largest transit air hub beyond the Urals on the most important directions between Europe and Asia. Following the results of 2018 the airport serviced 5.909 million passengers. The airport's route network includes more than 95 flight destinations. As of today, the airport offers passengers more than 2,000 practical combinations of pairs of connecting routes.

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