New Axis Airways

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New Axis Airways
Axis Airways B752 F-HAXY.jpg
Axis Airways Boeing 757-200 ER in Stuttgart
IATA ICAO Callsign
9X (6V Axis Airways) AXY AXIS
Founded2001 as Axis Airways (name maintained until 2006)
Ceased operations7 December 2009
HubsParis-Charles de Gaulle Airport, Marseille Provence Airport
Fleet size3
Destinations9
Parent companyISF and Private Investors
HeadquartersMarseille

New Axis Airways, known until 2006 as Axis Airways, was an airline based in Marseille, France. It operated domestic and international charter flights and cargo services on behalf of European clients. Its main bases were Marseille Provence Airport and Paris-Charles de Gaulle.[1]

History[edit]

The airline was founded as Sinair in Grenoble. It was sold by Pan European Air Services to Axis Partners in June 2000. It was rebranded as Axis Airways in February 2001 and relocated from Grenoble to Marseille. It filed for bankruptcy in October 2006, before finding funding through a group of investors, including Arkia Israel Airlines. The owners are Etoile de La Valentine (26%), Arkia Israel Airlines (20%), Gamma Travel (13%), ISF (35%) and Sarah Tours (6%). It started operations in December 2006 and has 73 employees.[1] It was renamed into New Axis Airways in 2008.

The airline ceased operations on 7 December 2009.[2]

Services[edit]

New Axis Airways operated services to[3]

Fleet[edit]

The New Axis Airways fleet consisted of the following aircraft (as of December 2009):[4]

  • 1 Boeing 737 400: F-GLXQ
  • 2 Boeing 737-800: F-GIRS, F-GZZA

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 27 March 2007. p. 83.
  2. ^ "New Axis Airways a été liquidée". Archived from the original on 1 March 2012. Retrieved 7 December 2009.
  3. ^ "air-valid.co.uk". Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 28 June 2011.
  4. ^ Axis Airways fleet[permanent dead link]

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