"Ak Bars" Holding company OJSC

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420094, Kazan city, Korolenko st., 58 à
Phone (843) 511-45-50
Fax (843) 511-45-79

Financial information

 Company charter 19.05.2011
(in Russian) 
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 Annual report 2010 (in Russian)
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Air Transportation

Open joint stock company “AK BARS AERO” (before 2010 – “Bugulma airline” OJSC) is a company that renders services of passenger and air cargo carriage on the territory of the Russian Federation and beyond it. The air enterprise was founded in 1953.

The company comprises the airport “Bugulma” (situated at 14 km from Bugulma city) and the airline company. It enables to organize complex system of services at air transportation market and to reduce expenses on aircraft operation.

The route network of regular flights covers the territory from Novosibirsk to Kaliningrad. The key airports are: Moscow, St.Petersburg, Kazan, Begishevo, Chelyabinsk, Magnitogorsk, Novosibirsk, Surgut, Nizhnevartovsk, Kaliningrad, Penza, Ioshkar Ola, Bugulma.

In 2005 the air enterprise joined «Ak Bars» Holding company OJSC and it gave an additional impulse to its development. The program of the enterprise development based on the complex valuation of civil air transportation market has been adopted.

In this connection there has been developed a complex of measures on construction of a new air terminal building. The ceremony of its solemn opening was headed by the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov. The crossing capacity of the new air terminal is 50 persons per hour which seems to be the optimal one to meet the demands of population of south-eastern part of Tatarstan and neighboring regions in air transportation. “Bugulma” airport is equipped with a modern system of electronic registration which enables to provide high-quality service to maximum passengers in a short time.

In accordance with development program a complex of measures on aircraft fleet renewal has been realized. The company purchased Canada aircrafts CRJ 200 LR and Challenger 605 having low rates of fuel consumption and corresponding to all modern standards of safe and comfort air transportation.

Today “AK BARS AERO” carries out passenger operations and renders charter services to the largest airports of Russia and foreign countries. From 2011 the company starts flying to Munich, Vilnius, Minsk, Simferopol, Baku, Lenkoran, Erevan, Dushanbe and Khojend.

The company is actively developing business aviation. Business transportation is provided for municipal, corporate and individual clients on the boards of aircrafts JAK-40, CRJ 200 LR and helicopters “Robinson” (R44), Bell 407 and MI-8 MTV.

The air company is constantly improving service level on the board of liners, giving special attention to comfort and quality of passenger facilities. “AK BARS AERO” has its own aircraft park including aircrafts with comfortable saloons of business class. For passengers of business class the company offers comfortable VIP-hall in Bugulma that enables to have a rest before flight and to spend waiting time with all conveniences.

For quality operation and technical maintenance of aircrafts trainings of air staff and technical engineer personnel are carried out.

Own air-technical base allows uninterruptedly and on the high level to prepare aircrafts for exploitation. Aircrafts of the enterprise can execute continuous flights with the distance up to 3,5 thousand km. It should be noted that the company has at its disposal modern heat-assisted hangar complex which complies with international standards. Hangar complex provides one-time technical maintenance of two aircrafts.

Bugulma airport is ready to receive airliners with weight up to 47 tons. Solid length of artificial flight strip of the airline is 2000 x 40 meters.

Airliners command pilots are first class pilots of civil aviation with large accident-free time in the air. Crew training and technological level of planes with special equipment allow to make flights in difficult meteorological conditions with high level of safety and regularity.


• Passenger air transportation on regular flights
• Charter flight
• Freight transportation

Contact information:

420017, Russia, Republic of Tatarstan,
Laishevsky district, International airport “Kazan”,
Hotel “Polet”, 2nd floor
Tel.: +7 843 254-01-55
Fax: +7 843 254-01-77

423200, Russia, Republic of Tatarstan,
Bugulma city, Airport
Tel.: +7 85594 5 70 00
Fax: +7 85594 5 70 04