Borajet

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Borajet
Borajet logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
YB BRJ BORA JET [1]
Founded 2008 [2]
Commenced operations 7 May 2010
Operating bases Sabiha Gökçen Int'l Airport
Fleet size 13
Destinations 23 [3]
Parent company Borajet Havayolları
Headquarters Istanbul, Turkey
Key people
Website borajet.com.tr
A Borajet ATR72 at Antalya, Turkey. (2012)

Borajet (Turkish: Borajet Havayolları) is a privately owned Turkish airline based in Yeşilköy, Bakırköy, Istanbul[5] operating domestic and international services.

History[edit]

The airline was founded in 2008 by Yalcin Ayasli,[2] a Turkish businessman living in the USA. Fatih Akol is Chairman of the Board. The company rented a hangar at Atatürk International Airport, Istanbul and then purchased three second-hand ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft, which were delivered in the beginning of 2010.[4]

Borajet received its "Regional Airline Operations License" on 22 April 2010[6] and started operations on 7 May 2010 with its first flight from Istanbul to Tokat.[7]

Destinations[edit]

Borajet serves the following destinations:

Asia[edit]

Lebanon
Iran
Iraq

Europe[edit]

France
Germany
Greece
Italy
Macedonia
Northern Cyprus
Spain
Turkey

Codeshare agreements[edit]

Fleet[edit]

The Borajet fleet includes the following aircraft (as of March 2016):[9][10]

Borajet Airlines Fleet
Aircraft In Fleet Orders Passengers Notes
Embraer 190 7 - 100
Embraer 195 6 - 118 3 operated for Turkish Airlines
1 of them (TC-YAT) was painted with Fenerbahçe S.K.'s livery[11]
Embraer 190-E2 - 3[12]
Embraer 195-E2 - 2[12]
Total 13 5

In 2014 Borajet agreed a deal to lease five Embraer 190 aircraft (with options on a further three) from GE Capital Aviation Services.[13] In October 2016 Borajet announced long-term lease deals with AerCap for three Embraer 190-E2 and two Embraer 195-E2 aircraft, with deliveries to begin in 2018.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.avcodes.co.uk/details.asp?ID=12939
  2. ^ a b "Hakkında" (in Turkish). Borajet. Retrieved 2010-05-17. 
  3. ^ borajet.com - Flight Schedules Archived January 13, 2015, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ a b Cebeci, Uğur (2009-11-15). "BoraJet geliyor". Hürriyet (in Turkish). Retrieved 2010-05-17. 
  5. ^ "Contact Us." Borajet. Retrieved on 16 February 2011. "ADDRESS İDTM Blokları A-3 Blok Kat:5 Yeşilköy 34149 / İstanbul-TURKEY"
  6. ^ "Dolmuş uçak için izin çıktı" (in Turkish). Türkiye Eğitim. 2010-04-22. Retrieved 2010-05-17. 
  7. ^ "Borajet, ilk tarifeli uçuşunu gerçekleştirdi". Ulaşım Online (in Turkish). 2010-05-08. Retrieved 2010-05-16. 
  8. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2016/03/18/yb-ibz-s16/
  9. ^ Borajet Fleet ch-aviation.ch
  10. ^ Borajet Fleet borajet.com.tr
  11. ^ Borajet Fenerbahçe Uçağımız Hazır (Turkish)
  12. ^ a b c "Borajet Secures E2 Deal". Airliner World (December 2016): 8. 
  13. ^ "News". Airliner World: 7. May 2014. 

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