Ukrainian Government Aviation

Operator Profile
 

Key Facts

Current Title:
Ukraina Aviapredpriatie
English Title:
Ukraine Air Enterprise
Abbreviation:
UAP
First Established:
1996
ICAO Code:
UKN
Country:
Ukraine
Status:
Active

History

Narrative Summary

Ukraine Air Enterprise (Ukraina Aviapredpriatie) is a government-owned airline based in Kiev, Ukraine. It was established and started operations in 1996 and operates wet-lease flights on behalf of a number of local organisations including the Ukrainian government.

Ukraine currently uses two Ilyushin Il-62 and two Mi-8 for the President and three Tupolev Tu-134 for the Prime Minister. In 2010 an Airbus A319 was delivered to Ukraine.

In 2007, two Antonov An-148’s were ordered. They are scheduled to begin service in late 2013 or 2014 and replace the Tupolev Tu-134.

Key Dates

1992 Newly-formed Ukrainian Government starts leasing VIP aircraft.
1996 Ukraine Air Enterprise established.

Current Status

The aircraft of the Enterprise are fully operational.

Future Plans

No plans known.


Markings

National Insignia

Ukrainian Government aircraft markings

Aircraft Serial Numbers

Ukrainian Government aircraft operate with civil registrations, e.g. Il-62M UR-86528. Note that some aircraft have numerical registrations and some have alphabetical registrations.

Unit/Base Codes

Coding system not used.


Aircraft

Aircraft Designations

None – Manufacturers designations used

Current Aircraft Inventory

Aircraft Type Total Del’d Total Now Role Origin
AgustaWestland AW139 1 1 VIP Transport Italy
Airbus A319 2 2 VIP Transport France
Antonov An-72 ‘Coaler’ 1 1 VIP Transport ex-civil
Antonov An-148 2 2 VIP Transport UIA
Dassault Falcon 900 1 1 VIP Transport France
Ilyushin Il-62 2 2 VIP Transport ex-civil
Mil Mi-8 ‘Hip’ 4 4 VIP Transport USSR
Tupolev Tu-134 2 2 VIP Transport ex-civil

All-Time Aircraft Used List

Aircraft Type Quantity Service Entry Retirement Origin
AgustaWestland AW139 1 2012 current Italy
Airbus A319 2 2007 current France
Antonov An-72 ‘Coaler’ 1 1996 current ex-civil
Antonov An-148 2 2013 n/a UIA
Dassault Falcon 900 1 2012 current France
Ilyushin Il-62 2 1996 current ex-civil
Mil Mi-8 ‘Hip’ 4 1996 current ex-civil
Tupolev Tu-134 2 1996 current ex-civil
Yakovlev Yak-40 3 1996 ? ex-civil

Aircraft NOT Used

No false reports known.

Aircraft Losses and Incidents

No losses known.

Organisation

Main Headquarters

Ukraine Air Enterprise, Ul. Volozhsaya 62, Kiev 253152, UKRAINE.

Organisational Structure

Internal organisation unknown.

Current Unit Assignments

Not applicable.

Historical Unit Assignments

Not applicable.

All-Time Flying Units List

Not applicable.

Air Bases

Current Air Bases

The main base is Kiev Boryspil International Airport

All-Time Air Bases Used List

As above.


More Information

Books

European Air Forces Directory 2012/13 (Ian Carroll)

Magazines

To be added

Websites

Airlineupdate.com

wikipedia: Ukraine Air Enterprise

Airliners.net

Any photographs illustrating this operator would be welcome.

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