Vim Avia planes
Vim Avia planes

Vim Avia planes



Russian air carrier VIM-AVIA There is a 2002 years. Company name - abbreviation name of its creator, at the time the general director of another company "Aerofraht." Viktor Merkulov - that was his name.

At the beginning of its journey, the company operated flights on the route Vietnam, China, Thailand. Both cargo and passenger flights were organized in the Asian direction. Then the company had only four aircraft in its fleet.

The turning point in the history of the company was 2004 year. VIM-AVIA purchased a large number of new aircraft, completely replacing the old cars. Twelve modern medium-haul aircraft of the Boeing 757-200 type were put into operation, and the first voyage on the new vessel took place in mid-summer of the same year. This modernization allowed the company to significantly expand the geography of flights and enter new directions. In particular, one of such was the market of the most popular charter tourist flights to the south: to Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey. The company now had a significant advantage over other carriers. Boeing 757-200Main VIM-AVIA aircraft, better and more economically profitable than domestic IL-86... Most of the carriers flew on the latter. It was thanks to Boeing that in the same 2004 VIM-AVIA entered popular tourist destinations in Western Europe: Italy, Spain. Aircraft of the Il-86 type are not allowed there: they are too noisy and do not meet European standards. In 2004, the company began to master the completely opposite direction: the first flights to Bratsk and Chita took place. At the beginning of 2005, the geography of flights was supplemented with Sochi и Ufa.


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Vim Avia planes


In 2005 the company was engaged in the implementation of new standards for operation and maintenance. In 2006 year VIM bought four Boeing 757-200 and was included in the list of air carriers of the United Nations, which are allowed to carry out transport in the framework of the organization.

Today the company's flight network includes about thirty cities. VIM-AVIA carries passengers to 13 countries and operates flights within the framework of UN programs. The aviation training center operating on the basis of VIM-AVIA prepares flight personnel for more than 25 different courses. There are intentions to expand the fleet of aircraft with new types of aircraft again.  

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