Avanti Air

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Avanti Air
Avanti air-logo.png
IATA
ICAO
ATV
Callsign
AVANTI AIR
Founded 1994
Hubs Siegerland Airport
Fleet size 2
Company slogan Our service makes the difference.
Headquarters Burbach, Germany
Key people Markus Baumann
Stefan Kissinger
Website avantiair.com

Avanti Air GmbH & Co. KG, styled as avantiair, is a small German airline based in Burbach with a maintenance base at Siegerland Airport, operating ad hoc charter and aircraft wet-lease services.[1]

History[edit]

Avanti Air (named after the Italian word for ahead) started operations on 1 July 1994. It was founded by former pilots Markus Baumann (now Managing Director) and Stefan Kissinger (now Chief Executive) as an aircraft management company. It entered the charter market in 1996 with two Raytheon Beech 1900C aircraft.

As of 2007, the company was owned by Gerhard Mahler (33,33%), Markus Baumann (33,33%) and Stefan Kissinger (33,33%) and had 73 employees.[1] In autumn 2014, Avanti Air introduced the Fokker 100 to its charter fleet alongside a new corporate design.

Destinations[edit]

As of April 2015 Avanti Air operates European routes on a wet-lease contract on behalf of Blue Panorama Airlines[2] as well as ad-hoc charter services.

Fleet[edit]

Avanti Air ATR 72-202 wearing the former livery

As of April 2015, the Avanti Air fleet consists of the following aircraft:[2]

Avanti Air fleet
Aircraft In Service Passengers Notes
ATR 72-202 1 68 operated for Blue Panorama Airlines
Fokker 100 1 100
Total 2

Accidents and incidents[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Avanti Air at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 50°42′19″N 8°04′26″E / 50.70531°N 8.073852°E / 50.70531; 8.073852