Freebird Airlines

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Freebird Airlines
Free Bird Airlines logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
FH FHY FREEBIRD AIR
Founded 2000
Operating bases
Fleet size 10
Destinations 38
Parent company Gözen Holding
Headquarters Istanbul, Turkey
Key people Selim Tükenmez, CEO
Website freebirdairlines.com

Freebird Airlines (Turkish: Hürkuş Havayolu Taşımacılık ve Ticaret A.Ş.) is a Turkish charter airline based in Florya, Bakirköy, Istanbul.[1] Its main base is Istanbul Atatürk Airport with secondary bases at Antalya Airport and Dalaman Airport.[2]

History[edit]

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 A320-200 aircraft, and today the fleet is made up entirely of this type.

Destinations[edit]

Freebird Airlines operates holiday charter flights to Europe and Lebanon from Turkish holiday resorts.

Fleet[edit]

Freebird Airlines Airbus A320-200

As of December 2015, the Freebird Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft:[4] Every aircraft features a different coloured tail.

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

References[edit]

  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. ^ ch-aviation.com - Freebird Airlines retrieved 6 December 2015

External links[edit]

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