Orbest

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Orbest
Logo-orbest-portugal.png
IATA
6O
ICAO
OBS
Callsign
ORBEST
Founded 2007
Operating bases Lisbon Portela Airport
Fleet size 4
Destinations 51
Parent company Barceló Group
Headquarters Lisbon, Portugal
Website www.orbestair.com

Orbest also known as Orbest Portugal is an airline based at Lisbon, Portugal, that operates a selection of short and long haul flights out of Spain and Portugal on behalf of tour operators. The company was set up in 2007 by the Orizonia Group. Following the collapse of the Orizonia Corporation, Orbest was bought by the Barceló Group, among with more Orbest Orizonia Airlines planes.[1] The airline is currently changing its name to Evelop Airlines in order to follow the Barceló Group choice not to keep with the airline name chosen before by Orizonia. As a result, all the Orbest fleet will go to Evelop's.

Destinations[edit]

With the company new owner, Barceló Group, many new routes have been added.[2]

Fleet[edit]

As of July 2013, the Orbest fleet consists of the following aircraft:[3]

Orbest Airlines
Aircraft In fleet Orders Passengers Notes
Airbus A320-200 1 0 180
Airbus A330-300 1 0 388
Total 2 0

Historical Fleet[edit]

Orbest Airbus A330-200 landing at Madrid (2009)

Orbest started operations with a single Airbus A330-200. This aircraft stayed with the airline until 2010, when the Orizonia Group announced the upgrade to a new and larger Airbus A330-300, the current Orbest aircraft.

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