Vladivostok Avia best operator of the PS-90A engine

Perm/17.08.2012 Perm Engine Company and Aviadvigatel have named the best operator of the PS-90A engine, Vladivostok Avia.

The certificate, awarded at Vladivostok Avias 80th anniversary, was awarded by the commercial director of the Perm Engine Company Oleg Korolyov. The airline has previously been awarded best operator of the PS-90A in 2007 and 2010.

The best operator of the PS-90A engine is selected on a number of indicators: the intensiveness of engine operation (average monthly workload for one engine in the airline across the year), absence engine cut-outs in flight, incidents, or detaching caused by engine trouble due to the fault of the operator, the application by the airline of diagnostic equipment in accordance with the requirements for operation, and they timely application of measures as necessary based on diagnostics.

Today Vladivostok Avias fleet includes six long-haul Tu-204-300 aircraft with Perm-built PS-90A engines. Vladivostok Avia became the first Russian airlines to operate this type of aircraft, in 2005.

AlekseyMikhailyov, Perm Engine Company managing director:

The fact that Vladivostok Avia has for the third time been named the best operator of the PS-90A engine shows yet again that this airline is staffed and run by true professionals. We are glad that we have such an airline among our partners  one of the largest in Russia, a leader in air travel to the Far East. On behalf of all Perm Engine Company employees I would like to express my respect and admiration for your airline throughout out many years of productive partnership. I am sure that it will continue to strengthen and develop not only in operation of the Tu-204 airplane, but as we implement new projects!

Perm Engine Company (PMZ) mass produces aviation engines for civil and military applications, as well as industrial gas turbine units for power stations and gas transportation.

PMZ is a part of the United Engine Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of OBORONPROM specializing in engine-building assets.

OBORONPROM is a multi-faceted machine-building group of companies, founded in 2002. It is part of the Russian Technologies group of companies. Its primary activities are helicopter building (Russian Helicopters) and engine-building (UEC).