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Sky Gates starts commercial flights

Wed Oct 12, 2016 3:47 pm

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Sky Gates received its air operator certificate in September (Photo by Artyom Anikeyev // Transport-Photo.com)

A Russian start-up cargo carrier Sky Gates Airlines has received its air operator certificate (AOC) and commenced flight operations of its first aircraft, a Boeing 747-400F. The carrier’s general director Pyotr Morozov told Russian Aviation Insider that the AOC was issued on September 14.

The aircraft with tail number VP-BCI has been ferried to Domodedovo on September 10, after that it flew to Ulyanovsk for painting. According to open sources, the aircraft was built in 2001 and until 2016 was in service with Cathay Pacific...



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Re: Sky Gates starts commercial flights

Wed Oct 12, 2016 4:04 pm

Nice looking livery. The tail looks like a sleek version of the late Transaero.
 
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Re: Sky Gates starts commercial flights

Wed Oct 12, 2016 4:59 pm

Some interesting highlights from the article:
- According to open sources, the aircraft was built in 2001 and until 2016 was in service with Cathay Pacific.
- The airline currently operates out of Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) airport. Morozov, however emphasized that the base airport for the carrier is recently opened Zhukovsky (ZIA), near Moscow.
- Morozov mentioned that Sky Gates Airlines employs former pilots and engineers of Transaero.
Source: http://www.rusaviainsider.com/sky-gates ... ts-flying/

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