UTair Aviation was founded on 7 February 1967. On that day, the Soviet Minister of Civil Aviation issued a decree to establish the Tyumen Administration of Civil Aviation. Before the Soviet Union came to an end, this was renamed State Air Company "Tyumenaviatrans" [Directive No. 1 of the USSR Civil Aviation Minister of 4 January 1991]. The following year, President's Decree No. 721 of 1 July 1992 was issued, changing "Tyumenaviatrans" Air Company into an open joint-stock comppny. On 1 October 2002 the General Shareholders meeting took a decision to change the airline's name to UTair Aviation JSC. The founding shareholder of the company was the State Committee on State Property Administration of the Russian Federation. The state registration of the new Joint Stock Company was performed by the head of administration of the Central district of Tyumen on 28 October 1992. The Auditor is the "Min" Auditors firm" JSC. Its address is: 109033 Russia, Moscow, ul.
Samokatnaya 2, tel/fax 786-21-26. State licence No. 000212 of 7 June 1999 given by the Finance Ministry of the Russian Federation. The specialized registrar is JSC "Registrar R.O.S.T.". Address: 107996 Russia, Moscow, ul. Stromynka 18, korp.
13, tel: 786-69-76.
UTair Aviation is a large vertically integrated aviation transport holding company. It comprises the largest fleet of Russian helicopters in the world (168 helicopters, including 19 Mi-26s, 23 Mi-8MTVs, 117 Мi-8Ts, seven Mi-10s and eight Mi-6s), and one of Russia's largest passenger aircraft fleet equipped in accordance with the latest International requirements (114 fixed-wing aircraft, including 13 Tu-154s, 20 Tu-134s, 11 An24s, one An-26, 51 An-2s and 21 Yak-40s); highly qualified personnel, aircraft overhaul, repair and maintenance facilities; the largest staff training center in Russia; one of the largest Russian ticketing and contract systems, catering and service divisions, etc.
Address: Airport, Khanty-Mansiysk, 628012, Russia