Alrosa signals end of Tu-134 operations

DAVID KAMINSKI-MORROW | April 01, 2019

Alrosa signals end of Tu-134 operations
Russian carrier Alrosa, one of the last operators of Tupolev Tu-134s, is set to halt services with the type next month. Alrosa has a single Tu-134 registered RA-65693.The airline indicates that it is preparing for the “upcoming shutdown” of the type, and will conduct “final flights” on 18 and 20 May.Alrosa will operate the Tu-134 on the Mirny-Irkutsk route.Cirium’s Fleets Analyzer lists its aircraft as a 1980 airframe originally delivered to Aeroflot. It was subsequently used by operators including Latvia’s Latavio and Russian charter carrier Aviaenergo.

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