Robin Hood Aviation

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Robin Hood Aviation
RHaviationlogo.png
IATA
RH
ICAO
RHA
Callsign
SHERWOOD
Founded 2007
Ceased operations 2011
Hubs Graz Airport
Fleet size 2
Destinations 2
Headquarters Graz, Austria
Key people Helmut Stärker (Managing Director)[1]
Website http://www.robinhood.aero/

Robin Hood Aviation was an Austrian airline, operating from its homebase Graz and from Linz to Zurich. It operated also charter flights.[2] Majority owners are the Austrian entrepreneurs Dr. Helmut Rieder and Dr. Raimund Pammer (founders of Efkon Group).[3]

History[edit]

In 2005 Robin Hood Aviation GmbH was founded by Dr. Helmut Rieder, Dr. Raimund Pammer (both 2/3 owner) and 1/3 owner Georg Pommer[4] The airline got its AOC on 11. April 2007 (Air Operators Certificate)[5] and started the first flight in May 2007 from Graz to Zurich with Saab 340A[6]

  • In October 2008 the route Graz to Stuttgart was opened[6]
  • Flights from Linz to Zurich stopped after some months operations[6]
  • In the summer of 2009 Robin Hood operated also from Klagenfurt (Carinthia) to Zurich [7]
  • After financial troubles Robin Hood Aviation went into receivership in March 2010 - it had 24 employees at that time. The airlines was able to continue its activities.[8]
  • On 23. August 2011 Robin Hood Aviation filed for insolvency and ceased operations the following day.[9]

Destinations[edit]

Robin Hood Saab 340 landing in Zurich-Kloten airport in March 2011

Former destintations:

Fleet[edit]

As of August 2011 the Robin Hood Aviation fleet consisted of the following aircraft:[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.tip-online.at 31. Januar 2011
  2. ^ Robin Hood Aviation website fleet page retrieved 1. August 2011.
  3. ^ http://www.kleinezeitung.at 27. July 2011
  4. ^ http://www.kleine.at 27. Juli 2011
  5. ^ http://www.robinhood.aero
  6. ^ a b c d http://www.austrianaviation.net
  7. ^ http://www.airlines.de 15. March 2011
  8. ^ tip-online.at 15. March 2010
  9. ^ airliners.de – Robin Hood erneut insolvent (german) Accessdate: 25. Aug. 2011
  10. ^ Robin Hood Aviation website fleet page retrieved 31 December 2009.

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