Plane named after Mustai Karim carries out regular flights over Russia
UFA, 17 October 2017. /Bashinform News Agency, Ksenia Kalinina/.
The new domestic passenger aircraft Sukhoi Superjet 100 received the name of the national poet of Bashkortostan Mustai Karim, entered the park "Aeroflot" at the end of September 2017. The Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov addressed to the management of the Aeroflot with an initiative to the name of the aircraft after Mustai Karim. Later, it was supported and approved by the company of Karim appeared on the fuselage.
"The decision to assign a name was accepted in tribute, and also in honor of the coming memorable date — the centenary of the poet's birth," the press service of the airline informs.
Today there are 210 "named" aircrafts in the aircraft fleet of the airline. By tradition, liners carry the names of great compatriots, among them outstanding Russian pilots and commanders, composers and artists, poets and writers, scientists and researchers.
As reported by the Bashinform News Agency, in 2019 the republic will celebrate its 100th anniversary since its establishment. The decree on the celebration of this historic event was signed by the President Vladimir Putin. In the same year, the centenary of the recognized classic of Russian and Bashkir literature, writer, playwright and publicist Musta Karim will be celebrated, which has had a great influence on the development of the literature of the peoples of Russia. Celebrations for this occasion will be held not only in Bashkortostan, but also in the regions of the Russian Federation.