Air Vallée

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Air Vallée
Air Vallée logo 2015.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
VK[1] RVL[2] AIR VALLEE
Founded June 1987
Operating bases Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport[3]
Fleet size 1
Company slogan Flying in a Good Company
Headquarters Genoa, Liguria, Italy[2]
Website airvallee.it

Air Vallée S.p.A. was an Italian charter and regional airline based in Genoa.[2]

History[edit]

Air Vallée was founded in June 1987 to promote the commercial development of Aosta Airport. In June 1988, a twice weekly link with Rome was started with a Beechcraft King Air C90. The C90 was replaced in October 1989 with a Cessna Citation I and another twin jet was acquired. Both were replaced by a Learjet 31 acquired in January 1992 and a Beechcraft King Air 200 was acquired in August 1993.

It operated scheduled services linking two destinations in Sardinia and six on mainland Italy, as well as charter services. Its main base was Aosta Airport, with hubs at Leonardo da Vinci Airport and Turin Caselle Airport.[4] The airline's head office was in Aosta Airport in Saint-Christophe.[5]

In the summer of 2010, Air Vallée restarted operations, offering domestic flights from Rimini as well as a weekly flight from Perugia to Olbia on Sardinia. A Dornier 328 Jet served these routes.

As of September 2014, the airline operated only charter flights but planned to resume scheduled flights from Foggia to Milan-Malpensa and Turin from 26 October 2014.

In June 2016 Air Vallée suspended its operations as ENAC retired the airline's licence. The airlines's sole aircraft was returned to the lessor.[6]

Destinations[edit]

As of October 2015, Air Vallée served the following destinations:

Albania
Grece
Italy

Fleet[edit]

A former Air Vallée Fairchild Dornier 328JET

As of January 2016, the Air Vallée fleet consisted of the following aircraft:[7]

Air Vallée Fleet
Aircraft Number Orders Notes
Fokker 50 1 - wet-leased from Amapola Flyg
Total 1 -

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IATA - Airline and Airport Code Search". iata.org. Retrieved 11 April 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c "Elenco delle imprese titolari di licenza di trasporto aereo". enac.gov.it. Retrieved 11 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Air Vallée". ch-aviation.com. 
  4. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 27 March 2007. p. 68. 
  5. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 20–26 March 2001. 72.
  6. ^ http://www.ilrestodelcarlino.it/rimini/air-vallee-aeroporto-voli-cancellati-1.2218907
  7. ^ "Air Vallee Fleet - Airfleets aviation". 

External links[edit]

Media related to Air Vallée at Wikimedia Commons