MDLR Airlines

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Coordinates: 28°27′30.8″N 77°2′3.9″E / 28.458556°N 77.034417°E / 28.458556; 77.034417

MDLR Airlines
MDLR Logo.jpg
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 2007
Commenced operations 14 March 2007
Ceased operations 5 November 2009
Hubs Indira Gandhi International Airport
Secondary hubs Birsa Munda Airport
Focus cities Chandigarh Airport
Frequent-flyer program MDLR one.
Airport lounge MDLR Retreat.
Alliance MDLR Alliance
Fleet size 3
Destinations 7
Company slogan Luxury In The Air
Parent company Mai Dalal
Headquarters Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Key people Gopal Goyal (Chairman)

MDLR Airlines was an airline based in Gurgaon, Haryana, India. It operated scheduled domestic services. It suspended its operations from 5 November 2009.[1]


The airline started operations on 14 March 2007, and was wholly owned by Murli Dhar Lakh Ram (MDLR) Group, and had around 250 employees by September 2008.[1] the group is originated in Sirsa, Haryana in northern India started by Gopal Goyal Kanda, a local politician. The airline was started in the middle of a major growth period for Indian aviation, but was launched just as oil prices were climbing. The airline tried the full-service model promising its passengers 'pure vegetarian food', but missed lease payments to BAe for their Avro RJ70 aircraft.


MDLR Airlines operated scheduled services to the following domestic destinations[2] (as of April 2009):[1]



An MDLR Avro RJ70.

The MDLR Airlines fleet included the following aircraft (at September 2008):[3]

MDLR Airlines Fleet[4]
Aircraft In Service Passengers bhago
Avro RJ70 3 70 (6/64) VT-MDL, VT-MDM, VT-MDN
Total 3


The airline had shown an interest in buying the Sukhoi Superjet 100.[5]

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  1. ^ a b c "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-10. p. 48. 
  2. ^ "Route Map". Retrieved 2013-06-09. 
  3. ^ "Directory: World Airlines Part 3 (2009)". Flight International: 29–90. 2009-04-14. 
  4. ^ "Our Fleet". Retrieved 2013-06-09. 
  5. ^ "Бизнес: "Сухой" нашел заказчиков еще на 130 самолетов SuperJet-100". Retrieved 2013-06-09. 

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