Air Atlanta Europe
|Commenced operations||June 2003|
|Ceased operations||November 2006|
|Hubs||London Gatwick Airport
Glasgow International Airport
Cardiff International Airport
|Alliance||Air Atlanta Icelandic/Avion Group|
|Fleet size||3x B747-300. Aircraft are also leased as needed|
|Parent company||Avion Group|
|Headquarters||London Gatwick Airport, West Sussex, United Kingdom|
|Key people||Larry Major, Chairman|
Air Atlanta Europe was an airline based at London Gatwick Airport, United Kingdom. It provided long term wet-lease contract flights for Excel Airways (rebranded as XL Airways UK), Virgin Atlantic and others, as well as ad hoc flights tailored to customer requirements.
On 1 May 2006, Air Atlanta Europe was absorbed into Excel Airways.
Air Atlanta Europe Limited was incorporated in the United Kingdom on 9 April 2002. It commenced operations in June 2003. The company held a United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority Type A Operating Licence that permitted it to carry passengers, cargo and mail on aircraft with 20 or more seats. It was revoked on 8 November 2006.
A number of Boeing 747s were operated for the tour operator Travel City Direct and painted with Travel City Direct titles.
Air Atlanta Europe operated from:
- London Gatwick
Air Atlanta Europe operated to these destinations at August 2005:
- Sharm El Sheik
- Orlando Sanford International
- Orlando Sanford International (On behalf of Travel City Direct)
As of August 2006 the Air Atlanta Europe fleet includes:
The airline had also previously operated the Boeing 747-200.
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