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Not to be confused with Jet Air, Jet Airways, or Jetair (Germany).
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 2003 (as TUI Airlines Belgium)
Commenced operations 23 November 2005 (as Jetairfly)
Hubs Brussels Airport
Focus cities
Alliance TUI Airlines
Fleet size 23
Destinations 105
Parent company TUI Group
Headquarters Ostend, Belgium
Key people Elie Bruyninckx, President

Jetairfly is a Belgian airline with its headquarters in Ostend, Belgium and its centre of flight operations at Brussels Airport, Belgium.[1] It operates scheduled passenger flights. Officially known as TUI Airlines Belgium, it adopted its new trading name Jetairfly in November 2005.

Jetairfly is a part of the largest leisure fleet in Europe: together with seven other airlines which are linked together by the virtual alliance TUI Airlines, which is part of TUI Group, one of the largest tourism groups in the world. TUI Airlines incorporates Jetairfly, Arkefly (The Netherlands), Corsair International (France), TUIfly (Germany), Thomson Airways (United Kingdom) and TUIfly Nordic (Sweden), with a combined fleet of more than 150 aircraft.


TUI Airlines Belgium was created in November 2003 as home carrier for tour operator Jetair, part of tourism group TUI AG. The original plans were to operate two aircraft, but after charter company Sobelair (home carrier for Jetair) ceased its operations, Jetairfly started its operations with 5 aircraft.

On 23 November 2005, Jetairfly acquired its current name, as part of the rebranding around Belgium's number 1 tourism brand Jetair.

Since October 2009, the Boeing 767-300ER, were revealed in an updated livery. The name 'Jetairfly' had been removed and replaced with 'operated by TUI Airlines Belgium'.[2] The livery was adapted because both Boeing 767-300ER aircraft were (between 2009 and 2012) also operating long-haul flights for other tour operators. They are only adapted on the Boeing 767-300ER, not on any of the other fleet.

In January 2012 Jetairfly announced that Jet4you, a low-cost Moroccan carrier and also a subsidiary of the TUI AG Group, would be fully integrated in Jetairfly. The merger was complete in April 2012.[3] In March 2012 Jetairfly officially became a full scheduled airline, while previously a part of their flights were conducted as charter flights. As a result, all flights can be booked in both directions even by non-EU citizens.[4]

In the beginning of 2013, Jetairfly was the first holiday airline worldwide to introduce the Embraer E-Jet 190 in its fleet. In the autumn of 2013, the new office building and maintenance hangar "Jetairport" was inaugurated at Brussels Airport. In December 2013, Jetairfly was the first and only Belgian airline to introduce the brand new Boeing 787-8 "Dreamliner".

In 2015 it was the first and only Belgian airline with an ISO 14001 certification.[5] On 13 May 2015, it was announced by the TUI Group that all five of TUI's airline subsidiaries will be named TUI, whilst keeping their separate Air Operators Certificate, taking over three years to complete. Jetairfly's name is scheduled to be changed during 2016.[6]


Jetairfly head office in Ostend

Short- and medium-haul[edit]

On short-and medium haul flights, Jetairfly offers three kinds of services on their all-Economy Class aircraft:

  • Economy Class with Buy on board service offering snacks and drinks for purchase.
  • Economy Class with standard service including catering.
  • Economy Class with Service Plus/VIP Selection, offering premium meals, free alcohol, newspapers. At Brussels airport access to the VIP lounge, separate check-in and security fast lane.[7]


Boeing 767
  • Economy Class with standard service including catering.
  • Comfort Class, offering lounge access and security fast lane in Brussels, premium meals including free alcohol, newspapers, more legroom, amenity kits and iPads as in-flight entertainment.[8]
Boeing 787[9]
  • Economy Class with standard service including catering and personal AVOD.
  • Economy+ Class with more legroom, enhanced services and personal AVOD.
  • Premium Club offering lounge access and security fast lane in Brussels, premium meals including free alcohol, newspapers, more spacious seats, amenity kits and personal AVOD.


Jetairfly has a network of 180 routes to more than 100 airports in the Mediterranean, Red Sea, Caribbean, Canary Islands, Cape Verde Islands, Africa and the United States. The airline's home base is Brussels Airport, but flights are also operated from 8 other bases: Brussels South Charleroi Airport, Liege Airport, Ostend-Bruges International Airport, Antwerp Airport, Lille Airport in France, Mohammed V International Airport Casablanca and Marrakesh Menara Airport in Morocco.[10]


Jetairfly Boeing 787-8
Jetairfly Embraer 190

The Jetairfly fleet includes the following aircraft:[11]

Jetairfly Fleet
Aircraft Total Orders Passengers Notes
Boeing 737-700 4 - 149
Boeing 737-800 13 1 189 OO-CAN leased from Canjet[12]
Boeing 737 MAX 8 18
From TUI group order of 60 737MAX
Boeing 767-300 1 TBA Transferred from TUI Airlines Netherlands[13]
Boeing 787-8 1 300
Embraer 190 3 112
Total 22 19


  1. ^ "TUIfly Academy Brussels." Jetairfly. Retrieved on 23 October 2009.
  2. ^ "Photos: Boeing 767-341/ER Aircraft Pictures -". Retrieved 29 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Marokkaanse Jet4you gaat op in Belgische Jetairfly" (in Dutch). 10 January 2012. Retrieved 28 May 2013. 
  4. ^ Press release 22 March 2012. (Dutch)
  5. ^ 20 March 2015. "Jetairfly, the first Belgian airline with ISO 14001 certification". Retrieved 2015-03-23. 
  6. ^ "TUI Group to rebrand five airlines as ‘TUI’". Retrieved 29 July 2015. 
  7. ^ Spinnae, David (2 December 2010). "Jetairfly breidt uit : nieuwe lijn, verhoogde vluchtfrequenties, vlootuitbreiding met de nieuwste technologie" (in Dutch). Flightlevel. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  8. ^
  9. ^ "Home". JetairFly Dreamliner. Retrieved 29 July 2015. 
  10. ^ "Jetairfly annonce une base à Lille" (in French). 22 January 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2013. 
  11. ^ "JetairFly fleet details". Retrieved 11 August 2015. 
  12. ^
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External links[edit]

Media related to Jetairfly at Wikimedia Commons