UTair South Africa becomes official supplier to UN

UTair South Africa becomes official supplier to UN

14-May-2013 Source: UTair

[electronic translation] Airline UTair South Africa (South Africa), part of the air group, “UTair”, registered as an official supplier of aviation services to the United Nations. Registered preceded by the successful completion of the airline technical audit for compliance with ICAO aviation and UN standards.

Since 2004, UTair South Africa performs a series of air services in Africa, including the support of government programs for firefighters and animal protection, construction and installation work, cargo transportation, exploration, logistical support for the elections, search and rescue, support for the African Union peacekeeping mission.Helicopters will work on contracts fire in Turkey and carried out offshore work to India.

The last three years of successfully operating helicopters in Afghanistan, providing logistical support to civil programs of the U.S. government to maintain peace and stability in that country.

Park UTair South Africa has 8 medium multi-role transport helicopter Mi-8 MTV-1. The number of flight crews – 25 people, 5 of them – the citizens of the Russian Federation. The airline has its own base maintenance, certified by the aviation authorities of South Africa.

Certification UTair South Africa by the United Nations as an official supplier of aviation services demonstrates the high level of competitiveness of the airlines on the international aviation market.

Airline UTair South Africa was established in 2004 in order to expand the scope of services of “Airline” UTair “on the African continent. Over 9 years of airline flying services rendered by order of states such as South Africa, Sierra Leone, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique, Gabon, Sudan. Over the past three years during the work of the helicopters in the air had more than 4 million hours.

To date, the company operates 33 aircraft technicians, it has invested 1.5 million U.S. dollars in pilot training – South African citizens – to ensure their continued operation.

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