Airlinair

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Airlinair
Airlinair logo.gif
IATA
AN
ICAO
RLA
Callsign
AIRLINAIR
Founded 1998
Commenced operations 1999
Ceased operations 30 March 2013 (Merged with Regional and Brit Air to form HOP!)
Operating bases Paris-Orly Airport
Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport
Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport
Frequent-flyer program Flying Blue
Fleet size 24
Destinations 26
Company slogan "Chaque région est capitale"
Headquarters Rungis, France
Key people Lionel Guérin, CEO
Website www.airlinair.com
An Airlinair ATR-42-500 at Stuttgart Airport (2006).
An Airlinair ATR-42-500 in Air France livery at Paris Orly (2011).

Société Airlinair was a French regional airline based in Rungis, France,[1] operating scheduled regional flights (some of which are on behalf of Air France), and aircraft lease services.[2] The airline has set up bases at Paris-Orly Airport and Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport. As an Air France regional partner, it also offers flights from Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport

History[edit]

The airline was established in 1998 and started operations in May 1999. It was founded by four principal shareholders including Lionel Guérin and is owned by private investors (80.5%) and Brit Air (19.5%).[2]

On 31 March 2013, the airline merged with Brit Air and Régional to create a new airline HOP!, the new Air France's regional-low cost carrier.[3]

Destinations[edit]

Prior the airline shut down, Airlinair operates scheduled flights to the following domestic destinations:[4]

Additionally, the followings destinations are served on behalf of Air France:

 France
 Germany
 Italy
 United Kingdom

Fleet[edit]

Prior the airline ceased on March 2013, the Airlinair fleet consists of the following aircraft with an average age of 16.4 years:[5]

Airlinair fleet
Aircraft In Service Passengers Notes
ATR 42-300
2
46
ATR 42-500
12
46
ATR 72-200
2
66
ATR 72-500
8
68
Total 24

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Legal Notices." Airlinair. Retrieved on 2 June 2009. "24 rue de Villeneuve BP 40 193 - 94563 Rungis Cedex"
  2. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. p. 70. 
  3. ^ "Air France Launches New Low-Cost Airline 'Hop!'." Reuters. 26 March 2013. Retrieved on 26 April 2013.
  4. ^ Airlinair timetable
  5. ^ Airlinair fleet list at planespotters.net

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