Moldavian Airlines

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Moldavian Airlines
Moldavian Airlines logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
2M MDV MOLDAVIAN
Founded 1994
Ceased operations 2014 (Still operating)
Operating bases Chişinău International Airport
Fleet size 5
Destinations Charter
Parent company Carpatair
Headquarters Chişinău, Moldova
Website mdv.md

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]

History[edit]

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]

Moldavian airlines still operates charter and rarely scheduled flights to European destinations.

Destinations[edit]

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

Fleet[edit]

Moldavian Airlines Fokker 100

The Moldavian Airlines fleet consisted of the following aircraft (as of May 2014):[5]

Moldavian Airlines Fleet
Aircraft In Fleet Orders Passengers Notes
Fokker 100|SAAB-2000| 1|2|1 0|0|0 105|58|32 Leased to Carpatair

Saab 2000

2 0 58

Yakovlev Yak-40

1 0 32 Charter to kiev only

Previously operated[edit]

Moldovian Airlines has also operated the following aircraft which have since been retired from active service:

References[edit]

  1. ^ ch-aviation.com - 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. Retrieved 2007-07-06. 
  5. ^ http://www.airfleets.net/flottecie/Moldavian%20Airlines.htm

External links[edit]

Media related to Moldavian Airlines at Wikimedia Commons