Novair

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Novair
IATA
N9
ICAO
NVR
Callsign
NAVIGATOR
Founded 1997
Operating bases Stockholm-Arlanda Airport
Secondary hubs Oslo Airport, Gardermoen
Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport
Focus cities Billund Airport
Copenhagen-Kastrup Airport
Fleet size 3 (4 during winter season)
Destinations 45
Company slogan Lifting You - To the World and Home.
Parent company Kuoni Travel Group
Headquarters Stockholm, Sweden
Key people Anders Fred (CEO)
Website www.novair.net

Nova Airlines AB, operating as Novair, is an airline headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.[1] It operates charter flights to the Mediterranean and the Canary Islands, as well as long-haul flights to Thailand, India and Vietnam. As of winter 2013, the airline also operates long-haul flights to the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Cuba. Its main base and hub of operations is Stockholm-Arlanda Airport,[2] but the airline also operates from Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport and Oslo Airport, Gardermoen using them as secondary hubs.[3]

History[edit]

Novair was established and started operations in November 1997 with services from Stockholm to Phuket, Thailand and the Canary Islands of Spain on behalf of Apollo, a Swedish travel agency. Since 1997, the airline has operated several different types of aircraft, including Boeing 737-300, Boeing 737-800NG, Airbus A330 and Lockheed L-1011 TriStar. Between 2007-2011, the airline has also leased an Airbus A330 from Orbest and Air Europa. As of January 2001, the company is wholly owned by Kuoni Travel Group and have about 330 employees.[2]

Destinations[edit]

Main article: Novair destinations

Novair operates flights mainly from Stockholm-Arlanda Airport, Oslo Airport, Gardermoen and Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport to charter destinations on behalf of Apollo. The destinations vary depending on season. During the summer, Novair operate routes between Scandinavia and the Mediterranean and during the winter routes between Scandinavia and the Canary Islands, Asia and the Caribbean.

Fleet[edit]

Novair offers three types of travel classes on its flights. All flights offer Economy Class. The Airbus A321 also offers Novair Extra, equivalent to short/medium-haul type Economy Extra/Business Class.

As of September 2014, the Novair fleet consists of the following aircraft:[3]

Novair
Aircraft In fleet Order Passengers Notes
Airbus A321-200 3 0 211 Registry SE-RDN, SE-RDO and SE-RDP
Airbus A321-200neo 0 3 Unknown Configuration
Total 3 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact us." Novair. Retrieved on 26 April 2012. "Nova Airlines AB Box 454 39 SE-104 31 Stockholm Sweden Visiting address:Ynglingagatan 2"
  2. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 10 April 2007. p. 57. 
  3. ^ a b "About Novair (Swedish only)". novair. Retrieved 11 October 2013. 

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