|Frequent-flyer program||Carpatair Green Club|
|Key people||Nicolae Petrov, President and CEO|
Carpatair was established in 1999 and started operations in February 1999 in Cluj-Napoca. The present title was adopted in December 1999 when Swiss and Swedish investors took a 49% stake in the company. The airline is owned by Romanian shareholders (51%) and Swiss and Swedish shareholders (49%)
The airline is an IATA member since 2006 and has recently successfully received its 5th IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) registration. Carpatair employed 450 staff at March 2007. The current President and Chief Executive of Carpatair is Nicolae Petrov.
~Romanian Law 85/2006, it is very similar to the US Chapter 11, providing the company a special legal status with the following forms of protection:
- Freezing debts accrued prior to the date of court approval of the application for insolvency protection (23.01.2014);
- Suspension of all court actions and of the enforcement against the company;
- Reorganization of activities as per the Reorganization Plan which will have to be approved by the creditors;
- The reorganization must be completed in three years, with one-year extension in certain conditions;
- The right of self-administration; the management led by Nicolae Petrov, President & CEO, continues to function normally under the observation of the administrator appointed by the court.
Carpatair cooperated closely with now defunct Moldavian Airlines on fleet, maintenance and logistics.
As of May 2014, Carpatair dissolved most of their former route network and no longer operates in Romania or Moldova. The airline also in the past operated a route between Lublin in Poland and Rome in Italy. As of January 2016, it operates under a JP flight code a route between Örebro in Sweden and Copenhagen in Denmark.
The Carpatair fleet consists of the following aircraft as of November 2015:
|Fokker 100||3||—||105||2 operated for Nordic Aviation Group|
Incidents and Accidents
- On 2 February 2013, a Carpatair ATR 72–212A flying on behalf of Alitalia experienced a hard landing at Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport in Rome while arriving from Pisa. Two persons were injured of which one the co-pilot. During the interval between the time of the event that Saturday evening and sunrise on Sunday, the turboprop – which had worn Alitalia's green, white and red livery – was repainted entirely in white.
- General Conditions of Carriage. " Carpatair. Retrieved on 11 December 2011. "[...]Ghiroda, No. 2, Aerport Street, Timis County, Romania[...]
- Flight International 3 April 2007
- ch-aviation.com - Carpatair retrieved 12 November 2015
-  Crash Landing: Logo Painted over on 'Alitalia' plane. Spiegel Online International. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
Media related to Carpatair at Wikimedia Commons