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 8
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, Israel and Lebanon from Turkish holiday resorts.

Fleet[edit]

Freebird Airlines Airbus A320-200

As of March 2016, 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 8 180
Total 8

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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