Corendon Airlines

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Corendon Airlines
Corendon Airlines Logo 2017.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
FoundedNovember 2004
Operating bases
Fleet size18
Company sloganEvery Second Matters!
Parent companyCorendon Group
HeadquartersAntalya, Turkey
Key people
  • Yildiray Karaer (CEO)
  • Atilay Uslu (Chairman)

Corendon Airlines (incorporated as Turistik Hava Taşımacılık A.Ş.) is a Turkish leisure airline headquartered in Antalya and based at Antalya Airport.


The airline was founded in 2004 with flight operations starting in April 2005. Flight hours per year grew from 6,200 in 2005 to 30,000 in 2013. Passengers carried totalled 220,000 in 2005, 930,000 in 2010 and 2,000,000 in 2013.[citation needed] The Dutch sister company Corendon Dutch Airlines was founded in 2011 and the Maltese sister company Corendon Airlines Europe was founded in 2017.[2]


As of March 2019, Corendon Airlines operates scheduled flights from its base at Antalya Airport to 20 cities in Germany and Switzerland. It also operates seasonal charter flights to Iran in Asia and more destinations throughout Europe.


A Corendon Airlines Boeing 737-800 wearing the airline's old logo

The Corendon Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of May 2019):[3]

Aircraft In service Orders Passengers Notes
Airbus A320-200 5 180
Boeing 737-800 12 189
Boeing 737 MAX 8 1 189
Total 18

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • Corendon Airlines Flight 733, a Boeing 737-800 operating Antalya-Trondheim on a scheduled passenger flight, suffered a hull loss after the plane caught fire during pushback from the gate. 27 passengers were injured during the evacuation. The cause was determined to be a short circuit in the captain's cockpit panel near an oxygen tank.[4]


  1. ^ "Corendon Airlines Starts Izmir Flights in 2019 Season". (Press release).
  2. ^ "Corporate". 2019-03-24.
  3. ^ "Corendon Airlines Fleet Details and History".
  4. ^ "A Boeing 737-8KN (WL) passenger plane, TC-TJK, sustained substantial fire damage to the cockpit at Antalya Airport (AYT), Turkey".

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