Company history


A passenger traffic of the company increases considerably — 22.7% higher than during the same period of 2010; the number of flights increases by 28.8%. The volume of carriage of VIM Airlines under the UN contracts has increased by 77%, which allowed the company to occupy the leading position among all UN air companies accredited to UN, having pressed a large number of European air companies.

Regular flight network of the company now includes 27 cities: Alicante, Barcelona, Malaga, Thessaloniki, Rimini, Ovda; Sochi, Krasnodar, Rostov-on-Don, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Chita, Omsk, Barnaul, Magadan, Khabarovsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky; Osh, Namangan, Fergana, Samarkand, Qarshi, Andijon, Länkäran, Gäncä, Gyumri, Termiz. Company also performs charter flights both within the Russian Federation and to the resorts of Italia, Spain, Greece, France, Finland, Austria, Bulgaria, Israel, India, UAE, Sri Lanka.

In 2011 VIM Airlines receives the confirmation from IATA concerning the inclusion into the register of IOSA operators — an act of recognition of safety of services rendered by the company on the market of domestic and international air carriage by IATA. Quantitative indicators of flight safety applied in the world practice are traditionally upheld by VIM Airlines at the level of the leading air companies.

In 2011, VIM Airlines introduces new classes of servicing — «business class» and «advanced economy class», and participates in the program of air carriage between the European part of the Russian Federation and the airports of Siberia and Far East subsidized by the government.