Khors Air

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Khors Air
авіакомпанія Хорс
Khors Air logo.png
IATA
KO
X9 (former)
ICAO
KHO
Callsign
AIRCOMPANY KHORS
Founded 1990
Operating bases Kyiv Zhuliany Airport
Fleet size 21
Destinations 2 (scheduled)
Headquarters Kiev, Ukraine
Website www.khors.com.ua

Khors Air (Ukrainian: Авіакомпанія Хорс) is an airline based in Kiev, Ukraine, operating mainly charter flights within Ukraine, to Europe and the Middle East out of the Kyiv International Airport.[1]

History[edit]

A Khors Air Ilyushin Il-76 at Düsseldorf Airport in 1996.

The airline was founded and started operations in 1990 using Ilyushin Il-76, Yakovlev Yak-40, Antonov An-24 and Antonov An-26 aircraft, since then mainly serving the CIS. In 1992 an Antonov An-12 was purchased. In 2000 Khors Air replaced its ageing fleet of Soviet aircraft with American-built McDonnell Douglas DC-9-51 aircraft and (from 2004) McDonnell Douglas MD-82. In 2005 a Kiev to Dubai, Male and Jakarta service was started using a Boeing 757-200ER aircraft but soon had be halted.[2]

Destinations[edit]

As of March 2013, Khors Air offers weekly scheduled domestic flights between Kiev-Zhuliany and Ivano-Frankivsk.

As of 2013 Khors Air also operates charter flights between Athens and Kiev-Zhuliany. The flight number for this route are KO4312 (Kiev-Athens) and KO4311 (Athens-Kiev).

Most flights operated by the airline are non-scheduled charter flights.

Fleet[edit]

As of February 2013, the Khors Air fleet consists of the following aircraft with an average age of 22 years:[3][4]

Khors Air fleet
Aircraft In Service Passengers Notes
Airbus A320-200
4
one aircraft stored
McDonnell Douglas MD-82
5
McDonnell Douglas MD-83
10
161
McDonnell Douglas MD-88
1
Total 21

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 101. 
  2. ^ http://seen 5. June 2012 www.khors.com.ua/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=56&Itemid=55&lang=en
  3. ^ AeroInternational, Ausgabe Nr.5 Mai
  4. ^ Khors Air fleet list at planespotters.net