Airline info

  • Address: Airport Khanty-Mansiysk, Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, 628012
  • Contact number: +7 495 211 40 30
  • Website: www.utair.ru
  • IATA code/ICAO code: UT / UTA

On-time performance and safety record

  • On time performance (2023): No info available
  • Average age of fleet (2024): 17.9 years
  • Major accidents in last 10 years: 3
  • Accidents with fatalities: 1
  • Airlineratings** safety rating: 2/7
  • Covid-19 safety*** rating: 7/7
** AIRLINERATINGS SAFETY RATING is based on a comprehensive analysis of crash and pilot related serious incident data combined with audits from the world’s aviation governing body ICAO and leading association, IATA, along with the latest COVID-19 compliance data. Each airline has the potential to earn a maximum of seven stars. See also www.airlineratings.com
*** COVID-19 SAFETY RATING takes into consideration seven factors for each airline: COVID-19 website information and instructions, social distancing on boarding, Flight Attendant personal protection equipment, face masks compulsory, meal service modified, passenger sanitizer kit, deep clean of aircraft. Each airline has the potential to earn a maximum of seven stars. See also www.airlineratings.com

The Russian carrier, based at Moscow third airport of Vnukovo, mainly operates domestic flights.  It is one of the few commercial airlines in the world to operate a vast fleet of helicopters besides airplanes. It has a very poor safety record, with 3 major accidents (one of which with fatalities) in the last 10 years and a rating of 2 stars out of 7 received from specialized website airlineratings.com (Photo Wikimedia Commons / Anna Zvereva)

  • Name: Utair Aviation
  • Date founded: October 28, 1991
  • IATA code/ICAO code: UT / UTA
  • CEO: Andrei Martirosov
  • Address: Airport Khanty-Mansiysk, Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, 628012
  • Contact number: +7 495 211 40 30
  • Website: www.utair.ru
  • Hub: Moscow (VNO)
  • Focus cities: None
  • Airline alliance: None
  • Frequent flyer programme: Status
  • Fleet:

    55 aircraft

    • 3 Boeing 767-200 / 249 seats
    • 6 Boeing 737-400 / 159 seats
    • 21 Boeing 737-500 / 126 seats
    • 10 Boeing 737-800 / 159-186 seats (12 Business, 147 seats Economy or 189 Economy)
    • 15 ATR 72-500 / 68-70 seats
  • Type of carrier: Low-cost
  • Skytrax* rating: Not rated
  • * SKYTRAX (www.skytraxratings.com) is the most prestigious independent rating agency in commercial aviation. Its five stars rating system regarding airline quality has become a status symbol for carriers around the world. Here is what the stars stand for:

    • - 5 STARS: Awarded to airlines achieving a very high, overall quality performance. It recognizes high standards of onboard product together with consistent and excellent standards of staff service across airport and cabin environments
    • - 4 STARS: Awarded to airlines that deliver a good overall quality performance and provide good product standards across different travel cabins
    • - 3 STARS: Awarded to airlines delivering a fair quality performance equating to the industry 'average' of acceptable product and service standards
    • - 2 STARS: Shows airlines delivering a lower total quality performance, in some instances below the industry average across many rating categories
    • - 1 STAR: Represents a poor quality of product delivered across the assessment sectors
  • Checked luggage:

    Business passengers are allowed to check-in up to 40kg of baggage for free, with Economy comfort ticket holders up to 30kg, while Economy passengers are limited to 20kg

  • Pre-selection of seat:

    Free for Business and Economy Flexible and Standard fares; Economy Light ticket holders can choose a standard seat at the time of booking by paying 300RUB (4USD)

  • Priority check-in:

    Business passengers

  • Fast track at security:

    No info available

  • Access to lounge:

    Business passengers

  • Priority boarding:

    Free for Business passengers, while others can enjoy it by paying a fee of 999 RUB (14USD)

  • Seat pitch:
    • 31 inches (79cm) on the B767-200ER, B737-400, B-737-400, ATR72-500 and selected B737-800;
    • 38 inches (96.5cm) in Business, 31 inches (79cm) in Economy on selected B737-800
  • Seat width:
    • 17 inches (43cm) on the B767-200ER, B737-400, B737-500, ATR72-500 and selected B737-800;
    • 21 inches (53cm) in Business, 17 inches (43cm) in Economy on selected B737-800
  • USB port and power socket:


  • Lie-flat seat:


  • Vanity kit:


  • IFE screen width:

    No individual screens available

  • Wi-fi:


  • Inflight magazine:

    Cozy Sky

  • Onboard kit for kids:


  • Food and beverages:

    Complimentary in Business, available for purchase onboard in Economy

  • Upgraded meals in Premium Economy: Not available
  • Dine on demand in Business Class: No
  • Pets:

    Welcome in the passengers cabin up to a weight of 10kg, pet bag included


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