The company «Yamal Airlines» and the air transport company «Yamal» were announced among nominees for the prize «Wings of Russia» in the list of nominations of the aviation contest, as the business aviation portal (ato.ru) informs.
Air companies — nominees for the prize were defined on the sitting of the organizational committee of the contest. «Yamal Airlines» was announced in the nomination «Helicopter services», the air transport company «Yamal» – in the nomination «Air transportations on regional routes». Members of the expert groups start acquaintance with the results of the last year work of the contestants, and winners will be defined within the secret vote procedure in the middle of March.
The contest «Wings of Russia» is the only professional rating activity that allows objectively evaluating work of Russian air companies on the basis of the whole row of indexes. The contest among air companies is called to attract attention of the public to achievements of Russian air companies in conditions of tough competition. Also it is aimed at increase of prestige of Russian civil aviation in eyes of international aviation society and at creation of favorable investment climate in the branch.
As we should note, the annual contest for the prize «Wings of Russia» has been conducted since 1997. It was founded by the Russian Air Transport Operators Association, the branch edition «Air Transport Observer» and the consulting company Infomost.