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Lydd air logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1997 (as Sky Trek Airlines)
AOC # 2198
Operating bases
Fleet size 5
Destinations 2
Headquarters Ashford, Kent, England, United Kingdom

LyddAir is a British airline based at Lydd Airport, Kent, United Kingdom. It operates scheduled charter passenger services, air charter and air freight services, as well as an ACMI or fractional ownership programme. It is based at Lydd Airport and has a Focus City at Le Touquet - Côte d'Opale Airport on the North Coast of France


The airline was established and started operations in June 1997. Jonathan Gordon (Managing Director of LyddAir) acquired Lydd Airport in June 1996 and a year later started Sky Trek Airlines as a wholly owned subsidiary of his aviation consultancy, Air Bridge Aviation. It was relaunched as LyddAir in April 2002. The airline is wholly owned by South East Airports and has seven employees (at March 2007).


LyddAir serves the following destinations (as of April 2012):

[Base] Base
City Country IATA ICAO Airport
Le Touquet  France LTQ LFAT Côte d'Opale Airport [Base]
Lydd  United Kingdom
LYX EGMD Lydd Airport [Base]


The LyddAir fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of April 2015):[1]

Current Fleet
Aircraft In Fleet
Beechcraft Baron 1
Beechcraft Super King Air 1
Piper PA-31 Navajo 3
Total 5

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