Syphax Airlines

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Syphax Airlines
Syphaxlogo2.png
IATA
FS
ICAO
SYA
Callsign
SYPHAXAIR
Founded 2011
Hubs Sfax–Thyna International Airport
Secondary hubs Tunis–Carthage International Airport
Fleet size 3
Company slogan Fly Smart
Headquarters Sfax–Thyna International Airport
Sfax, Tunisia
Key people Mohamed Frikha
Website www.flysyphax.com/en/

Syphax Airlines is a private hybrid airline with its head office on the property of Sfax–Thyna International Airport in Sfax, Tunisia.[1] Its main base is Sfax–Thyna Airport. Launched in 2011 by businessman Mohamed Frikha, Founder and CEO of TELNET group, Syphax Airlines, Limited Company, with a capital of 10 million dinars is a scheduled airline serving destinations in the Mediterranean with an optimized management system.

On 9 July 2013 it was reported that Syphax Airlines firmed up its provisional order for three Airbus A320neo and three A320ceo narrowbody aircraft. The aircraft are worth a total of $576 million based on list prices. They will be powered by engines from the CFM International joint venture of General Electric and Safran. A provisional order for the aircraft was announced during the Paris Airshow last month.

Syphax Airlines’ order is the first time an African based carrier has ordered the Airbus A320neo and marks a significant breakthrough for Airbus in one of the world’s fastest developing markets, Airbus said.

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Syphax Airlines operates the following services (as of 25 April 2014):

Fleet[edit]

The Syphax Airlines fleet includes the following aircraft (as of 26 February 2014):[2]

Syphax Airlines Fleet
Aircraft Total Orders Passengers Notes
C Y Total
Airbus A319-100 2 150 150
Airbus A320-200 0 3[3]
Airbus A320neo 0 3[3]
Airbus A330-200 1 28 250 278
Total 3 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Us." Syphax Airlines. Retrieved on 1 January 2013. "Headquarters Address: Sfax Thyna International Airport – 3018 Sfax – Tunisia" – in French: "Siège Social Adresse: Aéroport International Sfax Thyna – 3018 Sfax – Tunisie"
  2. ^ planespotters.net - Syphax Airlines
  3. ^ a b Airbus.com - Tunisia’s Syphax Airlines orders the A320neo and the A320ceo

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