Freebird Airlines

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Freebird Airlines
Free Bird Airlines logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 2000
Operating bases
Fleet size 10
Destinations 38
Parent company Gözen Holding
Headquarters Istanbul, Turkey
Key people Selim Tükenmez (CEO)
Freebird Airlines Airbus A320

Freebird Airlines (Turkish: Hürkuş Havayolu Taşımacılık ve Ticaret A.Ş.) is an international charter airline based in Florya, Bakirköy, Istanbul, Turkey.[1] It operates holiday charter flights in Europe and Lebanon to and from Turkish holiday resorts. Its main base is Atatürk Int Airport, Istanbul, with secondary bases at Antalya Airport and Dalaman Airport.[2]


The airline was established in June 2000 and started operations on 5 April 2001 with a service between Istanbul and Lyon using a McDonnell Douglas MD-83 aircraft.[3]

In November 2003 the airline received its first Airbus A320 aircraft, and today the fleet is made up entirely of this aircraft family.


The Freebird Airlines fleet comprises the following aircraft as of May 2015:[4] Every single aircraft's tail features a unique color.

Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers
Airbus A320-200 9 180
Airbus A321-200 1 202
Total 10 0


  1. ^ "Contact Us." Freebird Airlines. Retrieved 4 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 3 April 2007. p. 84. 
  3. ^ "About Us". Freebird Airlines. Retrieved 3 August 2013. 
  4. ^ Our Fleet Freebird Airlines

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