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Unfortunately, SAT Airlines has ceased operations.

SAT Airlines ceased operations in 2013.

About SAT Airlines

SAT Airlines was an airline based in Sakhalin, Russia. SAT Airlines' main hub was at Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Airport. The airline provided regional services in the Russia Far East region to destinations across China, South Korea and Japan. SAT Airlines also offered charter flights, search and rescue operations, firefighting and aerial patrols.

In 2012, the airline was amalgamated with Vladivostok Air to form a new carrier Aurora.

Baggage Allowance

Your SAT Airlines baggage allowance depended on the ticket fare you purchased when booking and the destination you were travelling to/from.

Economy Class - Passengers who were departing from Incheon were permitted to a total of 30 kg in combined carry-on and checked baggage.

Economy Class - Passengers departing from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk were allowed to bring a total of 20 kg in combined carry-on and checked baggage.

Business Class - Passengers could bring up to 40 kg in carry-on and checked baggage in total.

Passengers who were flying to/from Incheon Airport were limited to a maximum of 5kg per piece of carry-on baggage.


Online Check-In

SAT Airlines didn't offer online check-in.

Airport Check-In

We advised that passengers arrived at the airport at least 3 hours prior to the flight departure time in order to avoid long queues at the airport.

In-Flight Entertainment

SAT Airlines didn't offer any form of in-flight entertainment.

Frequent Flyer Program

SAT Airlines didn't offer a frequent flyer program.

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Destinations SAT Airlines flew to

As of 2013, SAT Airlines flew to over 15 destinations within Russia, China, South Korea and Japan. See below to find out all the destinations that SAT Airlines operated flights to:

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Hub Airport

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Airport

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Airport (UUS) is an airport located in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk on the Russian Island of Sakhalin. The airport is a hub for Aurora Airlines. Other Airlines that fly to/from this airport include Aerofly, Ikar, S7 Airlines and many more.


SAT Airlines' fleet consisted of the following aircraft as of 2013:

  • Antonov An-12
  • Antonov An-24RV
  • Boeing 737-200
  • Boeing 737-500
  • Bombardier Dash 8-200
  • Bombardier Dash 8-300
  • Ilyushin 62M

Frequently asked questions

When did SAT Airlines cease its operations?

SAT Airlines ceased its operations in 2013. This means that you can no longer purchase SAT Airlines flights, however, there are a number of other airlines that operate a similar route network to SAT Airlines including Polish LOT Airlines, Aeroflot and many more. To begin your search for flights, head to the top of the page and fill in the search form.

Where did SAT Airlines fly to?

SAT Airlines flew to a number of destinations within Russia, China, South Korea and Japan.