In January 2013 the An-148 is at the disposal of the new operator. An administrative option-148EA has been given to the Special Flying Squad Office of the President of the Russian Federation.
This aircraft was the fifteenth airliner An-148, released in the airways. Fourteen of these aircraft are already working in the four airlines in Russia and Ukraine. They have mastered about 70 domestic routes in these countries. 148-e and perform international flights. Geography of flights by some 40 countries around the world. Month raid separate AN-148 exceeded 400 hours, the average flight time reached 320 hours. Passengers of the An-148 were more than 1.5 million people.
An-148-100E with increased up to 4400 km flight range of well established on the routes of "Airline" Angara. "Three of the Irkutsk aircraft that airlines have regular flights to 20 December 2012 The first flight of An-148-100E took place on the route Irkutsk -Novosibirsk-peace-Novosibirsk-Irkutsk. were then made more than 70 flights. According to the airline, the average trip duration is 2 hours. Thus, one car has about 30 hours of flight. in the near future, according to the winter schedule, An 148-100E plans to use on the route Novosibirsk Blagoveshchensk, Novosibirsk-peace, Irkutsk, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, Yakutsk. According to the press service of the airline, with the transition to the summer program geography of flights operating on the An-148-100E, to expand significantly.
As noted by the governor of the Irkutsk region SV Eroschenko, "An-148E means new opportunities for the development of our region. Machine is able to work out all of our airports to land on the snow-covered ground and stripes."