AlbaStar

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This article is about the Spanish charter airline. For the Slovenian sailplane manufacturer, see Albastar Ltd.
AlbaStar
Albastar logo.png
IATA
JQ
ICAO
LAV
Callsign
ALBASTAR[1]
Founded 30 November 2009
Commenced operations 31 July 2010
Operating bases
Fleet size 3
Headquarters Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Website http://www.albastar.es/

Alba Star S.A. (Styled as AlbaStar) is a charter airline and scheduled airline[2] based in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. The airline has bases at Palma de Mallorca Airport and Milan Malpensa Airport. It also operates cargo services from its cargo base at Catania Airport. It is owned by Italian shareholders and Femar.

History[edit]

Boeing 737-400 of AlbaStar at Brussels Airport in June 2011.

AlbaStar was launched on 30 November 2009, and started operations on 31 July 2010 once its air operating licence was obtained.

In January 2011, it launched its first cargo service after its delivery of a second aircraft. The airline operates the cargo services from Catania Airport and the airline operates cargo services throughout Europe and North Africa.[3] In June 2011 AlbaStar took delivery of a 3rd Boeing 737-400 to continue expanding their passenger operations.

Destinations[edit]

AlbaStar operates the following destinations as of August 2011:[4] From the 27 April 2015, Albastar will launch new scheduled flights from Milan Bergamo and Rome to Lourdes Tarbes airport.[5]

Fleet[edit]

Current Fleet[edit]

As of November 2012, the AlbaStar fleet consists the following aircraft.[6]

AlbaStar Fleet
Aircraft Number Orders Passengers
(Economy)
Average Age[7] Notes
Boeing 737-400
3
0
170
23.3
Total
3
0
23.3

Historic Fleet[edit]

AlbaStar has operated the following types of aircraft: [8]

AlbaStar Historic Fleet
Aircraft Number Introduced Retired
Boeing 737-400F
1
2010
2012
Total
1

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