Astra Airlines

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Astra Airlines
Astra Airlines logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
A2[1] AZI[2] GREEK STAR[2]
Founded 2008 (2008)
Commenced operations July 5, 2008 (2008-07-05)
Hubs Thessaloniki International Airport
Focus cities Athens International Airport
Fleet size 5
Destinations 20
Company slogan betterfly
Headquarters Thessaloniki, Greece
Key people Ioannis Zlatanis (Chairman)
Website astra-airlines.gr

Astra Airlines is a Greek regional airline headquartered in Thessaloniki and based at Thessaloniki International Airport.

History[edit]

The carrier was founded by Ioannis Zlatanis, founder of Interaviator Ltd, and Anastasios Zirinis, former CEO of Olympic Aviation. It launched operations on 5 July 2008, flying from Thessaloniki to Rhodes.[3]

Destinations[edit]

Astra Airlines Airbus A320-200
Astra Airlines BAe 146-300

As of May 2016, Astra Airlines serves the following domestic destinations within Greece:[4]

Fleet[edit]

As of March 2016, the Astra Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft:[5]

Astra Airlines Fleet
Aircraft In Fleet On Order Passengers Notes
C Y
Total
Airbus A320-200 1 8 162 170
ATR 42-300 2 0 48 48
ATR 72-200 1 0 70 70
BAe 146-300 1 0 112 112
Total 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IATA - Airline and Airport Code Search". iata.org. Retrieved 11 April 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "CONTRACTIONS FAA JO 7340.2". faa.gov. Archived from the original on 19 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Astra Airlines Takes Off". capital.gr. 11 July 2008. Retrieved 8 May 2015. 
  4. ^ astra-airlines.gr - BUY TICKET retrieved 21 May 2016
  5. ^ http://www.astra-airlines.gr/pages.php?fcat=1&fs=1

External links[edit]

Media related to Astra Airlines at Wikimedia Commons