|Commenced operations||1985 (first time)
20 December 1991 (second time)
|Ceased operations||25 March 2004|
|Operating bases||Amsterdam Airport Schiphol|
|Destinations||Charters & Scheduled|
|Company slogan||Air Holland Love it in the Air|
|Headquarters||Oude Meer, Haarlemmermeer, Netherlands|
|Key people||John Block (Founder & CEO) [1984-1991]
A.R.Marx (CEO) [1991-2004]
Air Holland was an airline based in the Netherlands. It operated passenger and cargo charters to Africa, Asia and the Mediterranean, as well as dry and wet leasing of aircraft to other airlines. It ceased operations on 25 March 2004. The airline was headquartered in Oude Meer, Haarlemmermeer.
In the 1990s, Transavia Airlines attempted to purchase Air Holland but they were unsuccessful.
In 1991, Air Holland had to temporarily suspend all operations due to financial difficulties and a loss of DFL 30 million for the end of 1990. On the 20 December 1991, Air Holland took to the skies again under A.R.Marx's management.
On 25 March 2004, Air Holland ceased operations again due to financial difficulties.
Fleet and registrations
Air Holland operated a range of aircraft:
- 3 Boeing 727-200 PH-AHB, PH-AHD and PH-AHZ
- 3 Boeing 737-300 PH-OZA, PH-OZB and PH-OZC
- 10 Boeing 757-200 PH-AHE, PH-AHF (leased to El Al), PH-AHI, PH-AHK, PH-AHL, PH-AHN, PH-AHO, PH-AHP, PH-AHS, and PH-AHT
- 2 Boeing 767-200ER G-BRIF and PH-AHM (The PH-AHM was wetleased to Air Aruba)
- 4 Boeing 767-300ER PH-AHR, PH-AHQ, PH-AHX and PH-AHY
- PH-AHE Soldaat van Oranje
- PH-AHI Majoor Alida Bosshardt
- PH-AHF Koningin Wilhelmina
- PH-AHT and PH-AHS Grace
- Air Holland History
- World Airline Directory. Flight International. 26 March-1 April 1997. "44.
- "Contact." Air Holland. 8 April 2003. Retrieved on 22 September 2010.
- Air Holland Fleet
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Air Holland.|
- Air Holland Fanclub and Air Holland Virtual Airline (The official fanclub and Virtual Airline of Air Holland)
- Air Holland (Archive) (Dutch)
- Air Holland - Airlines Remembered