Farnair Hungary

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Farnair Hungary
IATA
-
ICAO
FAH
Callsign
BLUE STRIP
Founded 1990
Hubs Budapest Ferihegy International Airport
Fleet size 6
Headquarters Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
Budapest
Website http://www.farnair.com/

Farnair Hungary Kft is an airline based on the property of Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport in Budapest, Hungary.[1] It operates scheduled express cargo services, ad hoc charter services and relief missions. Its main base is Budapest Ferihegy International Airport.[2]

History[edit]

The airline was established and started operations in 1990. It was founded as NAWA Air Transport, the first privately owned airline in Hungary. In 1993 it was acquired by Farner Air Transport and was renamed Farner Air Transport Hungary. It became Farnair Hungary in 1997. It is wholly owned by Farnair Switzerland.[2]

Incidents and accidents[edit]

On 27 January 2005, a Farnair Hungary Let L-410 aircraft was carrying out a non-directional beacon let-down with radar assistance at Iași Airport, Romania, but when the crew notified air traffic control of their position over the airport beacon and their intention to turn right outbound, they were seen to turn left. Then the aircraft spiralled down to crash on the airfield. The two crew members on board were killed. There was light snow at the time.[3]

Fleet[edit]

The Farnair Hungary fleet includes the following aircraft (as of July 2010):

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our Offices." Farnair Europe. Retrieved on 19 February 2012. "H-1185 Budapest Liszt Ferenc ROK 17. Hungary"
  2. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 81. 
  3. ^ Flight International July 2005

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