Moldavian Airlines

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Moldavian Airlines
Moldavian Airlines logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
Ceased operations2014
Operating basesChişinău International Airport
Fleet size5
Parent companyCarpatair
HeadquartersChişinău, Moldova

Moldavian Airlines was[1] an airline with its head office on the property of Chişinău International Airport in Chişinău in Moldova.[2] It operated scheduled international services from Chişinău to destinations in Romania and Italy. Its main base was Chişinău International Airport.[3]


Moldavian Airlines Saab 2000

Moldavian Airlines was established on 26 July 1994 and started operations on 19 August 1994. It was the first private airline in Moldova. It became a joint Swiss-Moldovan company in November 1999, forming a partnership with Carpatair, a regional airline based in Romania.[3] The Moldavian Airlines air operator's certificate permitted the transport of passengers, goods and mail (at July 2007).[4]

In 2005, Moldavian Airlines transported 91,200 passengers. In 2006, 89,200 passengers were transported. In 2007 50,000 passengers were transported to Budapest. In 2008 the passenger number declined to 45,700 passengers.[citation needed]

The airline shut down and ceased all operations in 2014.[5]


Moldavian Airlines carried out flights for Carpatair, a Romanian airline based at Timișoara Traian Vuia International Airport.


Moldavian Airlines Fokker 100

The Moldavian Airlines fleet consisted of the following aircraft:

Aircraft type Now Future History Notes
Boeing 737-300 0 0 1 Leased from Carpatair
Fokker 70 / Fokker 100 0 0 1 Transferred to Carpatair
Saab 340 0 0 1 Sold to another airline
Saab 2000 0 0 2 Both sold, one to Golden Air
Yakovlev Yak-40 0 0 1 Leased from Air Moldova (ER-JGA).
Total 0 0 6


  1. ^ - Moldavian Airlines retrieved 12 November 2015
  2. ^ "Contact Information." Moldavian Airlines. Retrieved on 4 February 2012. "Secretary Office Address: Moldavian Airlines Aeroportul Chisinau MD-2026 Chisinau Republic of Moldova"
  3. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-10. p. 52.
  4. ^ "Air Operators". Civil Aviation Authority of the Republic of Moldova. 2007-07-05. Archived from the original on 2011-04-03. Retrieved 2007-07-06. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
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