Our Services

We deal with general aviation where each flight is unique and bespoke.
Services are individually tailored to the purpose of flight, crew intentions, aircraft type, airspace structure, fuel availability and preferred airports

Permits, Permissions and Clearances

  • Entry, landing and overflight permits for any flight in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Mongolia

  • VFR and IFR, international or domestic airports

  • Even where normally foreign aircraft are not permitted to land

  • Even where usually foreign aircraft are not allowed to fly

  • Fixed wing, helicopters, ultralights, microlights, autogyros and gliders. Jet, turbine and piston

  • Private, business, charter, aviation tourism, ferry operations, earthrounders, rally participation and record breaking attempts

  • Lead time is from 3 hours to 14 working days subject to the route

Airport coordination, PPRs and Slots

  • Arrival and departure slots in slot controlled airports Saint-Petersburg ULLI, Moscow UUEE, UUWW and Sochi URSS

  • PPRs, confirmations and coordination with airport authorities where landing is intended

  • If you choose an airport which is not H24 and want to land there after operating hours, we arrange extension and your late landing. That is charged by the airport authority but in some cases worth doing so

  • Belarus capital Minsk international airport UMMS now provides PPRs for light aircraft on a case-by-case basis

Ground Handling

Services provided on the ground at the airport of landing may vary from basic to very sophisticated. We arrange only those each flight needs and requests

  • Basic package of simple landing - parking - security - overnight

  • Full scale handling with ASU, GPU, de-icing, supervision, passenger lounges and catering

  • English-speaking ramp agent addressing airport and operation matters 

  • If you want to save we request only minimal package from the airport operator. If you opt for additional comfort and require technical assistance we arrange that too

  • While some international airports are modest in their pricing policy, others charge very heavily. Ask us for a fair advice or quotation

Fuel Arrangement

Aircraft uplifts fuel at an airport, there is no other way unless you have a special agreement with military to tanker while airborne

  • If you use Avgas 100LL we will make it waiting for you at select international airports of entry. But not at all of them, yet 

  • We are constantly working on expanding the network of the international airports where avgas is available, so choose the airport you need and we will do our best to make your tanks full of fuel type you need

  • Avgas 100LL will be readily available at all domestic airports your trip comprises. We take care of it. Check Fuel page for details

  • If your aircraft prefers mogas, arrangements will be the same as above

  • In Belarus all international airports have avgas available and we arrange that for you. Except Minsk UMMS

  • In Kazakhstan avgas is available at select airports. Simply check Fuel page for details

  • If you need Jet A-1, it is available at all international airports and at many domestic airfields. Refer to Fuel page for details. In select locations Avcard, BP Sterling card or UVair fuel release are accepted. Or simply request us to arrange your fuel

Navigation Service

  • We prepare optimised routes for VFR or IFR flights considering all limitations and complexity of the airspace structure

  • While IFR routes are published and easier to deal with, VFR routes are normally not depicted in common navigation packages and difficult to get familiar with. We know them better than anybody and utilise them in your routing to save time, cut short distance and provide pleasure of a VFR flight. See details on a VFR routes page

  • We are filing flight plans for each leg, monitor and track them, amend and provide en-route reclearance

  • Weather and NOTAMs for airports of departure, landing and en-route

Russian Visa Assistance

  • Tourist vouchers for a single or double-entry Russian tourist visa valid 30 days. Issued in 1 day

  • Humanitarian invitations for special visas valid up to 3 months

  • Business multi-entry Russian visa valid 1 year. Issued in 9-15 days

  • Single-entry Crew visa on arrival issued on spot at UUEE/SVO, UUWW/VKO, ULLI/LED

  • Crew members are exempt from visa in Belarus for 14 days. General Declaration must be filled and stamped by immigration on arrival

  • Crew members are exempt from visa in Kazakhstan. General Declaration must be filled and stamped by immigration on arrival

  • Crew members are not visa exempt in Mongolia unless they are citizens of visa-free country

Escort Navigator Service

  • In very rare cases escort navigator might be required on board to land at domestic airport or use domestic airway (not open for foreign aircraft)

  • We provide navigators with excellent command in English, knowledgeable and very experienced. And pleasant personalities most of all

  • Your crew will benefit and enjoy a company of a local pilot

Contingency Planning And Alternates Support

  • Alternates and diversion support

  • Handling and local rep service in case of landing at the alternate

  • Crew and passenger transportation and accommodation

  • Further details may be found at the dedicated section

Cross Polar Operations Support

  • If your fleet operates cross polar routes over Russia we provide support even at very remote locations

  • Alternates selection based on aircraft performance and requirements

  • Handling, local rep and assistance when AOG

  • Hospitality, accomodation, transportation for crews and pax

  • More specific details at the dedicated page

Single Invoice Service

  • Every landing generates 3-5 various invoices for provided services which, if paid ad-hoc, consume precious daylight crew time

  • We collect all invoices for landing and parking fees, handling charges, air navigation fees and fuel

  • We issue only one single invoice for your journey covering all incurred expenditures. Saving your time and reducing your operational costs

  • You pay only once by wire transfer or credit card

Backed by a team of experienced pilots, our services meet the needs of all types and sizes of clients - from light piston to heavier turbine powered aircrafts - and deliver crew and operator satisfaction with measurable cost savings

Check our Guide to learn more details and specific information or simply сontact us to start working today on your Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan or Mongolia-bound flight


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