Felix Airways

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Felix Airways
Felix Airways Logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
FO FXX FELIX
Founded October 26, 2008
Ceased operations Closed/Grounded
Hubs Sana'a International Airport
Fleet size 3
Destinations 14
Parent company Yemenia, Al-Tayyar Travel & Tourism Agency, ICD, NTTB
Headquarters Sana'a, Yemen
Key people Mohammed Al-Arrasha (Chairman and CEO)
Website www.felixairways.com

Felix Airways Limited, also known as Al Saeeda, (both meaning "Happy," from the Roman term for Yemen, Arabia Felix)[1] is a low-cost airline based in Sana'a, Yemen. It was established in 2008 as a subsidiary of flag carrier Yemenia by the Islamic Bank for Development, to serve the growing market for low-cost travel in the region.[2]

Operations have been severely disrupted since 2015 due to the ongoing military conflict affecting its hub at Sana'a International Airport.[3][4]

Destinations[edit]

As of January 2015, Felix Airways served the following destinations:[5]

City Country Airport Notes Refs
Abha Saudi Arabia Abha Regional Airport
Aden Yemen Aden International Airport Base [2]
Al Ghaydah Yemen Al Ghaydah Airport
Al Hudaydah Yemen Hodeida International Airport
Mukalla Yemen Riyan Airport
Ataq Yemen Ataq Airport
Dammam Saudi Arabia King Fahd International Airport
Djibouti Djibouti Djibouti–Ambouli International Airport
Hargeisa Somalia Hargeisa International Airport
Jeddah Saudi Arabia King Abdulaziz International Airport
Mogadishu Somalia Aden Adde International Airport
Sana'a Yemen Sana'a International Airport Base [2]
Seiyun Yemen Sayun Airport
Sharjah United Arab Emirates Sharjah International Airport
Socotra Yemen Socotra Airport
Ta'izz Yemen Ta'izz International Airport

Fleet[edit]

As of April 2015, the Felix Airways fleet included the following aircraft:[6]

Felix Airways Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
C Y Total
Bombardier CRJ200ER 2 0 50 50
Bombardier CRJ700 1 0 60 60 See note 1
Total 3 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Felix Airways". Al Tayyar Travel Group. Retrieved 19 June 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Felix Airways". CAPA. Retrieved 4 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "Yemenia Airway". Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "Yemenia suspends operations indefinitely; Sana airport damaged". ch-aviation. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  5. ^ "Destinations". Felix Airways. Retrieved 7 January 2015. 
  6. ^ "Felix Airways Fleet Details and History". planespotters.net. 29 April 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2016. 
  7. ^ Jan Richter - Jacdec. "Felix Airways CRJ-700 destroyed during air raid at Sanaa". Retrieved 2015-12-04. 
  8. ^ https://twitter.com/yemen_updates/status/593107213847166976/photo/1
  9. ^ airliners.net. "Fleet". Retrieved 2015-04-30. 

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