ALROSA (airline)

CJSC "Air Company ALROSA" (Russian: ЗАО «Авиакомпания АЛРОСА», ZAO «Aviakompanija ALROSA»; Yakut: Алроса авиахампанньа, Alrosa aviaxampannya), formerly Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise (Alrosa Air Company Limited) is an airline from Mirny, Russia. Its bases are at Mirny Airport and Polyarny Airport, with a focus city at Lensk Airport. The airline operates scheduled and chartered domestic flights.

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IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded2000; 23 years ago (2000)
Fleet size5
Parent companyALROSA
HeadquartersMirny, Russia


Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise was founded by the Russian mining company ALROSA (Almazy Rossii Sakha). A sister company Alrosa Avia, which was established in 1992[1] and operated passenger charter services in Russia and the CIS out of Moscow Vnukovo Airport.[1] The company's flight certificate was annulled on 21 November 2008. On 29 September 2018, RA-85684, the aircraft involved in Alrosa Flight 514 completed its last flight from Mirny to Novosibirsk. The aircraft was installed as a monument at the Tolmachevo Museum of Aviation.[2]

On 29 October 2020, ALROSA airline operated the last civil Tu-154 flight in Russia. The Tu-154, tail number RA-85757, flew from Mirny to Novosibirsk carrying 140 passengers.[3][4]


Alrosa An-38 wearing an old livery

Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise serves the following destinations within Russia (as of December 2015):[5]

Russia/Ukraine (disputed territory of Crimea)


As of July 2022, the ALROSA fleet - excluding helicopters - includes the following aircraft:[6]

Alrosa-Avia fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
C Y Total
Antonov An-24RV 1 48 48
Antonov An-38 1 26 26
Boeing 737-700 2 136 136
Boeing 737-800 1 12 144 166
Irkut MC-21-300 3[7]
Deliveries planned to begin in 2023.[8]
Sukhoi Superjet 100 2
Letter of intent signed in 2018.[9]
Total 5 5

Accidents and IncidentsEdit

RA-85684, the Tupolev Tu-154M involved in the 2010 incident of Alrosa Flight 514
  • 7 September 2010 (2010-09-07): Alrosa Flight 514, operated by a Tupolev Tu-154M (RA-85684), suffered a complete in-flight electrical failure while on a scheduled domestic flight from Udachny to Moscow. A successful emergency landing was made at the disused Izhma Airport but the aircraft overran the runway and was damaged. All 81 people on board escaped uninjured.[10][11][12] The aircraft was later repaired and returned to service.


  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 3 April 2007. p. 74.
  2. ^ "RA-85684 | Tupolev Tu-154M | Alrosa Airlines | Artyom Kuzhlev".
  3. ^ "Farewell: Russia's Final Civil Tu-154 Makes Its Final Flight". 29 October 2020.
  4. ^ "Last civil Tu-154 in Russia carries out final flight".
  5. ^ "Расписание". Мирнинское авиационное предприятие. Retrieved 8 June 2012.
  6. ^ "Our fleet". Retrieved 2 July 2022.
  7. ^ "Russia's Alrosa to lease 3+3 MC-21-300s from IFC". 20 July 2017. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Irkut MC-21 Wins Few Airline Orders at MAKS 2017". 19 July 2017. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  9. ^ "Alrosa Airlines to replace its vintage Tupolevs with Superjet 100s". Russian Aviation Insider. 26 November 2018.
  10. ^ Hradecky, Simon. "Accident: Alrosa Mirny T154 at Izhma on Sep 7th 2010, loss of electrics and landing on helicopter platform". The Aviation Herald. Retrieved 7 September 2010.
  11. ^ "Lucky Tu-154 crash landing in Komi". BarentsObserver. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 9 September 2010.
  12. ^ "Pilots Called Heroes After Crash Landing". The Moscow Times. Archived from the original on 9 September 2010. Retrieved 9 September 2010.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise at Wikimedia Commons