Utair Aviation (UT) Flight Delay Compensation

If your Utair Aviation flight delays for more than 3 hours, or was cancelled without prior notice, you may be eligible for compensation up to 600€ based on EU 261 rule.

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Do the flights of this airline gets delayed or cancelled?

Being one of the popular airlines in Russia and in Europe doesn’t stop the flight from getting delayed or cancelled. The delay or cancellation can be for various reasons such as natural calamities like bad weather, earthquake, tsunami, or technical faults of the engine or strike or some un-imaginable incident. Now incidents which involve technical faults or strike which could have been easily handled by the airline company but failed to address it leading to the passenger’s distress is something you will have to worry about.

So what can you do?

Utair Aviation has been registered under the EU law which follows EC Regulation 261/2004, which allows a passenger to claim compensation for flight delays of more than 3 hours, cancelled without prior notice or if passengers are denied boarding due to overselling of tickets. The EU law 261/2004, allows its passenger to get up to €600 if they face inconvenience due to the flight delay, flight cancellation or overbooking. So a passenger can always contact the airlines through emails or the customer care numbers for the compensations.

What if the Utair Aviation doesn’t help you?

In scenarios, If you are the passenger travelled with an EU airline and you are not getting any help from Utair Aviation airline for your delayed or cancelled flight, then you can contact us (Claim Flights) to claim compensation. We have a special team in place which has access to all the flight information helping you get the compensation easily.

But there are conditions where you won’t get any compensation like:

  • If there is a flight cancellation/ delay due to bad weather, or some natural calamity
  • If an alternate transport has been provided at the earliest possible time for your cancelled flight.

An air passenger must be aware of their rights and we help them to know the Air Passenger rights in case of flight delay, flight cancellation or in case of denied boarding which happens due to overselling of tickets. Even an EU passenger can claim compensation for the flights that had been delayed or cancelled a few years ago. To know how much you can claim, use our flight compensation calculator.

Utair Aviation

Formed in 1991 with the name of Tyumenaviatrans Aviation (TAT)following the split of the Aeroflot organisation, the airline adopted its current name UTair Aviation in 2003. UTair Aviation is one of the top three leading airlines of Russia as a passenger carrier and is headquartered at Khanty-Mansiysk Airport. The company is also one of the world’s leading helicopter operators with operations in South-East Asia and Europe apart from dominating in its region. The airline company mostly operates domestic flights with some international services with its chopper services mostly used to support the people in the oil and gas industry. The airline subsidiaries include UTair Cargo & Vostok Aviation Company. Earlier there were two more subsidiaries named Azur Air which was sold to Turkish Tourism in the last month of 2015 & UTair- Ukraine which was also brought by Turkish Tourism. Utair Cargo is a cargo airline which usually transports mails of DHL, does aerial surveys, observes forest fire, carries paratroopers and charters passenger transport. Vostok Airlines, on the other hand, operates domestic airlines which also carry out specialised operations.

Utair Aviation’s Airline Partners

Utair Aviation shares code agreements with few of the mainstream airlines such as Air Moldova, S7 Airlines, Azerbaijan Airlines, Turkish Airlines and Tajik Air allowing them to use their flight codes on flights with these airlines and also market some product on board. These code works either ways that are even the airlines’ mentions can number Utair Aviation’s flight as their own.

The airline also has Inter Line Agreements with airBaltic, Air Moldova, Lufthansa, El Al Isreal Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines, TAP Air Portugal, Royal Jordanian, Air Malta and Aeroflot which allows them to book tickets on the flights registered with these airlines but the same can’t be done by the other airlines with Utair Aviation. Meaning this agreement is uni-directional.

Hubs and Destinations

As mentioned above, its main hub is at Khanty-Mansiysk Airport while its secondary hubs are at Domodedovo International Airport, Surgut Airport, Syktyvkar Airport, Vnukovo International Airport, Roschino International Airport& Noyabrsk Airport. Its subsidiaries Utair Cargo is based at Tyumen (Plekhanov) while Vostok Aviation is based at Khabarovsk which also happens to be its primary hub. The flights of Utair Aviation travel mostly to Asia and Europe apart from carrying domestic services.

Aircrafts and Services

As per the recent data available, Utair Aviation company currently has a range of fleets under its belt with aircrafts from Boeing series such as Boeing 767 – 200, Boeing 737 – 800, Boeing 737 – 400, Boeing 737 – 500 to ATR 72 – 500, An – 2, and AN- 74/ AN- 74 TK – 100.

There are three major types of services that the Utair Aviation passenger flight offers. These include Economy Class in which the passengers get refreshments, have access to Audio-visual entertainments in some flights, blankets and baggage allowance up to 20 Kg and an additional of 10 Kgs on payment. Then there is the Business Class in which the passengers are offered salads, soups, main course, and liquor of choice and a baggage allowance of 40 Kgs. The last one being Comfort Class which gives the same services as of the Business class but with limitations of baggage to 30 Kgs and no access to in-flight entertainments.

Dr. Mirko C. Ulbrich

Dr. Mirko C. Ulbrich


Dr. Mirko C. Ulbrich is founder and CEO at Claim Flights GmbH. He has made many Himalaya hiking trips, but has found a passion to grow roses and go hiking in the alpes.

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