SAT Airlines adds its first Boeing 737-500


SAT 737-500 RA-73013 (Sterling CS)(Grd) KHV (VGK)(LR)

Copyright Photo: Ex-Sterling Airlines Boeing 737-5L9 RA-73013 (msn 28721, ex OY-APH) arrives at Khabarovsk (Novy) still painted in Sterling's colors.

SAT Airlines (Sakhalin Airlines) (Sakhalinskie Aviatrassy) (Sakhalin) added its first Boeing 737-500 on October 29, 2009. The company was established as a result of the reorganisation of the Sakhalin United Detachment. The Asian airline started operations on April 20, 1992. It is owned totally by the Government of the Russian Federation. The 737-500 joins two other 737-200s.