Eastern SkyJets

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Eastern SkyJets
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 2004
Ceased operations 2016
Hubs Dubai International Airport and Ras Al Khaima Airport ,
Focus cities Kandahar, Bagram, Camp Bastion
Fleet size 2
Destinations Entire Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe
Headquarters Dubai, United Arab Emirates Ras Al khaima Airport
Website http://www.esj.aero

Eastern SkyJets was a charter airline with full infrastructure based at Dubai International Airport and Ras Al Khaima airport. ESJ had been operating flights in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and the Subcontinent region under its own UAE Air Operator Certificate (AOC) and CAR145 Approved Maintenance Organization.

ESJ was a specialist in hostile areas with extensive experience in the Afghanistan territory and operated daily scheduled charter flights for AeroTech Aviation connecting Dubai with the military airfields of Kandahar, Bagram and Camp Bastion in Afghanistan.

Eastern SkyJets was a key regional air transport provider with clientele ranging from a number of multinational blue chip companies to government organizations such as US Government, the United Nations and various military organizations. Eastern SkyJets is the only UAE registered passenger charter airline to be approved by United Nations World Food Programme (UNWFP) and has held the contract for its Kabul Dubai service.

The carrier ended operations in 2016.


A Eastern Skyjets Boeing 737 landing in Faro Airport, Portugal

The Eastern SkyJets fleet consisted of the following aircraft (as of August 2016):[1]

Aircraft In Service Orders
Boeing 737-300
British Aerospace Jetstream 41 1
Total 2 0

The airline fleet previously included the following aircraft (as of August 2014):[2]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part Two)". Airliner World (November 2016): 36. 
  2. ^ http://www.planespotters.net/Airline/Eastern-SkyJets