Air Poland

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Air Poland
Air Poland logo.png
IATA
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ICAO
AEI
Callsign
POLISH BIRD
Founded 2007
Ceased operations 2012
Operating bases Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport
Fleet size 3
Destinations 15
Parent company Mariusz Szpikowski and Dariusz Paszke
Headquarters Warsaw, Poland
Website www.flyairpoland.com

Air Poland Sp. z o.o. (formerly Air Italy Polska Sp. z o.o.) was a charter airline founded in 2007 and was based in Warsaw, Poland.[1] Former subsidiary of Air Italy, it operated charter flights on behalf of Polish tour operators to a broad range of destinations across the Mediterranean region, the Caribbean and beach resorts in Thailand and India.[2] Most flights departed from either Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport, Katowice International Airport or Poznań-Ławica Airport.

Air Poland ceased all operations and filed for bankruptcy in April 2012.

History[edit]

In April 2011 Air Italy Polska rebranded to Air Poland. It was not a part of the Air Italy Group anymore. The last owners were Mariusz Szpikowski and Dariusz Paszke.

Destinations[edit]

An Air Poland Boeing 737-800.

Air Poland operated charter flights to leisure destinations in the following countries:[3]

  • Summer schedule:
    • Turkey
    • Greece
    • Egypt
    • Tunisia
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Portugal
    • Morocco
  • Winter schedule:
    • Caribbean Islands
    • South-East Asia
    • South America

In 2011 FlyCentralEurope announced in-cooperation with Air Italy and Hamilton (ON) airport, it will be offering new service from Hamilton to Budapest, Kraków and Prague, on board Air Italy’s Boeing 767-200ER aircraft. In addition, the tour operator also chartered Air Italy for 2 weekly Chicago – Kraków service. The Boeing 767-200ER would have been transferred to Air Italy Polska. These flights never took off and were cancelled as of 19 May 2011.

Fleet[edit]

As of February 2012, the Air Poland fleet consisted of the following aircraft with an average age of 5.8 years:[4]

Air Poland Fleet
Aircraft Type Number Configuration Notes
Boeing 737-800
2
186Y

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome to Air Poland website!" Air Poland. Retrieved on 5 January 2011. "Air Italy Polska Sp. z o.o. ul. Szyszkowa 20 02-285 Warszawa"
  2. ^ "Contact." Air Italy Polska. Retrieved on 1 June 2010. "Air Italy Polska Sp. z o.o. ul. Szyszkowa 20 02-285 Warszawa."
  3. ^ Air Italy Polska 'where we fly' page
  4. ^ Air Italy Polska Fleet

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