Joint-stock company "Yamal" was founded in the spring of 1997. Among its founders were:
In May 1997 the company acquired the first helicopter "ћ»-8" and on July 10 it went for his maiden voyage. At present the company has at its disposal airplanes "я -40" and "јЌ-24" and its air fleet is gradually increasing.
At present the company has over 100 employees - pilots, engineers and technicians. They provide air communications in the extremely difficult geographical and climatic conditions of polar regions. Each company's employee has a minimum 10-year length of service in the Far North.
"Yamal" airlines company carries out regular flights to many cities in Russia and within Autonomous District - Moscow, Tiumen, Ekaterinburg, Nadym, Noyabrsk, Novy Urengoi and the administrative centres of all districts of YaNAD, meeting the requirements of various enterprises, organizations and local inhabitants.
After the construction of a new runway in Salekhard airport, equipped with the up-to-date air-navigation systems, the airplanes of "“”-154" and Boeing types are able to land and take-off here.