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 only charter
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