Freebird Airlines

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Freebird Airlines
Free Bird Airlines logo.png
IATA
FH
ICAO
FHY
Callsign
FREEBIRD AIR
Founded 2000
Operating bases
Fleet size 8
Destinations 38
Parent company Gözen Holding
Headquarters Istanbul, Turkey
Key people Selim Tükenmez (CEO)
Website freebirdairlines.com
Freebird Airlines Airbus A320

Freebird Airlines (Turkish: Hürkuş Havayolu Taşımacılık ve Ticaret A.Ş.) is an international charter airline based in Florya, Bakirköy, Istanbul, Turkey.[1] It operates holiday charter flights in Europe to and from Turkish holiday resorts. Its main base is Atatürk Int Airport, Istanbul, with secondary bases at Antalya Airport and Dalaman Airport.[2]

History[edit]

The airline was established in June 2000 and started operations on 5 April 2001 with a service between Istanbul and Lyon using a McDonnell Douglas MD-83 aircraft.[3]

In November 2003 the airline received its first Airbus A320 aircraft, and today the fleet is made up entirely of this aircraft family.

Destinations[edit]

Fleet[edit]

The Freebird Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft as of August 2013:[2][4][5]

Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers
Airbus A320-200 6 180
Airbus A321-200 2 202
Total 8 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Us." Freebird Airlines. Retrieved 4 August 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 3 April 2007. p. 84. 
  3. ^ "About Us". Freebird Airlines. Retrieved 3 August 2013. 
  4. ^ Our Fleet Freebird Airlines
  5. ^ Freebird Airlines Fleet Details and History Plane Spotters.

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