Polet suspends operations

Russia-based Polet suspended both cargo and passenger operations, and has been placed in administration by a Moscow Arbitration Court. The suspension of cargo operations follows a long-running legal battle with lessor Ilyushin Finance Corp (IFC) over lease payments on two An-124s. Earlier this year one of IFC’s owners, Alexander Lebedev, took Polet to court claiming the carrier owed […]

Polet IL-96-400T

Here’s something you can’t see every day – an Ilyushin IL-96 400T. There aren’t many of them – less than 20 IL-96’s of all types are currently in service, and with the exception of three pax IL-96-300’s operated by Cubana, all of them are based in Russia. This one, RA-96103 (id: 01003) belongs to Polet […]
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