Air International 2023-04
B.Taghvaee - Never say die
EP-MNE was one of two Mahan Air Boeing 747-3B3Ms with CF6-50E2 turbofan engines
EI-UNY was operated by Transaero prior to its bankruptcy. The aircraft was impounded in Frankfurt Am-Main on October 21, 2015, and scrapped on February 16, 2017
RA-86123 was one of two Il-86s that Transaero operated during the 1990s, using them to shuttle tourists in much the same way as Rossiya has used its 747s
Shown here just weeks before Transaero’s bankruptcy, EI-XLO has been in use by Terra Avia as ER-BOS since September 20, 2022
Seen here at Larnaca International Airport on June 10, 2018, EI-XLG/RA-73287 Irkutsk is one of Rossiya Airlines’ eight Boeing 747-446s
Irkutsk’s first flight was on March 25, 1999, almost two decades before this image was taken
Yuzhno Sakhalinsk was one of eight Boeing 747-446s to receive the Siberian Tiger livery
Irkutsk during take-off on August 30, 2018