Strategic Airlines Luxembourg

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Strategic Airlines Luxembourg
Strategic Airlines.svg
IATA
SH
ICAO
STU
Callsign
LUXLINER
Founded July 2010
Commenced operations October 2010
Ceased operations October 2012
Operating bases


Fleet size 3
Headquarters Luxembourg

Strategic Airlines SA, known as Strategic Airlines Luxembourg or Strategic Airlines, was a charter airline headquartered in Luxembourg that operated flights out of the United Kingdom. The airline had bases at Manchester, Birmingham and London-Gatwick offering holiday charter flights for mainly for tour operators.

History[edit]

The airline was created in July 2010 in Luxembourg as a subsidiary of the Australian airline Strategic Airlines, which later rebranded as Air Australia on 15 November 2011.

Strategic Airlines commenced services in October 2010 with one Airbus A320 aircraft from its bases at Manchester, Birmingham and London-Gatwick. The airline increased its fleet to three Airbus A320's in 2011.

On 17 February 2012, Air Australia, its parent company ceased operations.[1] Strategic Airlines continued to operate as normal until Olympic Holidays, its only operating tour operator ended its contract on 3 October 2012. Strategic Airlines Luxembourg entered administration on 11 October 2012.[2]

Fleet[edit]

The Strategic Airlines Luxembourg fleet consisted of the following aircraft with an average age of 19.3 years as of August 2012:[3]

Strategic Airlines Luxembourg Fleet
Aircraft In Fleet Passengers Notes
Airbus A320-212 3 180
Total 3

Destinations[edit]

Flights operated from London Gatwick.


Flights operated from Manchester Airport (as of August 2012):[3]


Flights operate from Birmingham International Airport (United Kingdom)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Segal, Dave (16 February 2012). "Air Australia grounds Hawaii flights, hundreds stranded". Honolulu Star Advertiser. Retrieved 17 February 2012. 
  2. ^ Moores, Victoria (11 October 2012). "Luxembourg's Strategic Airlines suspends operations". Air Transport World. Retrieved 5 February 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Welcome to Strategic Airlines SA". Strategic Airlines SA. 2012. Retrieved 1 October 2012. 

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