9/08/2009: KD Avia Ceases Operations

DALLAS – Today in Aviation, Russian carrier KD Avia (KD) ceased operations in 2009 due to ongoing financial difficulties and the inability to secure additional funding.

The airline had been struggling for some years, blaming the decline in passenger numbers and cargo revenue. Russian authorities had planned to suspend the carrier’s AOC on September 14.

Kaliningrad Avia replaced Russian airframes such as this Tu-134A with Western examples in 2005. Photo: Aldo Bidini (GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2), via Wikimedia Commons


Previously known as Kaliningrad Avia, the airline can trace its history back to 1945 when it was formed as read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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