Republic Unitary Enterprise "National Aircompany Belavia" (; ), operating as Belavia Belarusian Airlines is the national airline company of Belarus, headquartered in Minsk. The state-owned company is the Belarusian flag carrier. Belavia serves a network of routes between European cities and the Commonwealth of Independent States, as well as some Middle East destinations. Its base is Minsk International Airport. The airline has 1,017 employees.