Air Sylhet

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Air Sylhet
Air sylhet logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
SL SHR SYLHET
Founded 2007
Commenced operations 2009
Fleet size 1 (ACMI)
Destinations Birmingham, Amritsar
Headquarters London, United Kingdom, and Vienna, Austria
Key people

Kabir Khan(Chairman)
Shab Uddin (Vice Chairman)
Kim O’Neil (Cabin crew)

Shalim Uddin (Finance Director)
Website www.airsylhet.com
Icelandair Boeing 757-200 on lease to Air Sylhet in 2009

Air Sylhet plc was founded in early 2007, by British Bangladeshi businessmen from the Sylhet region of Bangladesh. Air Sylhet AG was a wholly owned Austrian airline and subsidiary of the plc which provided flights to Amritsar from Birmingham Airport with a technical stopover at Vienna.[1] Air Sylhet had obtained traffic rights to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

History[edit]

Air Sylhet plc was a registered UK public limited company which had received over £1m in investment, primarily from the UK Bangladeshi Sylheti community. Air Sylhet AG was a wholly owned subsidiary of Air Sylhet plc and obtained its Austrian AOC and Operating Licence on 29 May 2008. Formal notice of its AOC and OL has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union (2008/C 178/15)[2]

Operations started on 4 April 2009 using a wet-leased Boeing 757-200 from Gadair European Airlines, however, the route was suspended after just one month when the fledgling business collapsed.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birmingham Post". 2008-10-21. Retrieved 2008-10-22. 
  2. ^ "European Journal: Operating Licenses Granted". 2008-07-15. Retrieved 2008-07-27. 
  3. ^ "Air Sylhet ends scheduled operations". 2009-05-27. Retrieved 2015-11-01. 

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