It operates flights from Banjul International Airport to African ECOWAS cities with an Airbus A319 fleet. In addition, the airline operates from Banjul and Freetown to London and Barcelona. In the winter season, a Boeing 757-200 of Titan Airways will join the fleet to be deployed on the European network. Germania will retain a 90% ownership share of Gambia Bird.
Gambia Bird suspended operations in December 2014 (2014-12) until further notice.
The carrier started operations on 22 October 2012 (2012-10-22) with an Airbus A319 leased from Germania that flew the Banjul–Dakar sector.Accra, Conakry, Freetown and Monrovia were added to the route network shortly afterwards; on 24 October 2012 (2012-10-24), Gambia Bird operated its first service to London Gatwick. Flights to Barcelona were introduced on 28 October. A second A319 joined the fleet in November 2012 (2012-11).
In December 2014 (2014-12), Gambia Bird suspended operations until further notice.
^Thisdell, Dan (13 February 2015). "Flights cancelled: Top 12 recent airline collapses". London: Flightglobal. Up-and-coming Africa was not without casualties in 2014. As the year closed, Gambia Bird closed, too – at least until further notice. The airline didn’t give a specific reason for the decision – or indicated when it hopes to resume flights – but the announcement coincided with indications of unrest in Banjul, the country's capital.Archived 13 February 2015 at the Wayback Machine