Novair

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Novair
Novair logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
N9 NVR NAVIGATOR
Founded 1997
Hubs Stockholm-Arlanda Airport
Secondary hubs Oslo Airport, Gardermoen
Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport
Fleet size 3
Destinations 45
Company slogan Lifting You - To the World and Home.
Parent company Rewe Group
Headquarters Stockholm, Sweden
Key people Anders Fred (CEO)
Website www.novair.net

Nova Airlines AB, operating as Novair, is an airline headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.[1] It operates charter flights to the Mediterranean and the Canary Islands, as well as long-haul flights to Thailand, India and Indonesia. As of winter 2013, the airline also operates long-haul flights to the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Cuba. Its main base and hub of operations is Stockholm-Arlanda Airport,[2] but the airline also operates from Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport and Oslo Airport, Gardermoen using them as secondary hubs.[3]

History[edit]

Novair was established and started operations in November 1997 with services from Stockholm to Phuket, Thailand and the Canary Islands of Spain on behalf of Apollo, a Swedish travel agency. Since 1997, the airline has operated several different types of aircraft, including Boeing 737-300, Boeing 737-800NG, Airbus A330 and Lockheed L-1011 TriStar. Between 2007-2011, the airline had also leased an Airbus A330 from Orbest and Air Europa. As of January 2001, the company is wholly owned by Kuoni Travel Group and have about 330 employees.[2] In June 2015 Kuoni Travel sold Novair and other departments of its company to the German Rewe Group. Independent from this sale it was decided to close the Gothenburg base in March 2016 and return one of the three Airbus A321 in the following month.

Destinations[edit]

Main article: Novair destinations

Novair operates flights mainly from Stockholm-Arlanda Airport, Oslo Airport, Gardermoen and Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport to charter destinations on behalf of Apollo. The destinations vary depending on season. During the summer, Novair operate routes between Scandinavia and the Mediterranean and during the winter routes between Scandinavia and the Canary Islands, Asia and the Caribbean.

Fleet[edit]

Novair offers two types of travel classes on its flights: Economy Class and Novair Extra, equivalent to short/medium-haul type Economy Extra/Business Class.

As of December 2015, the Novair fleet consists of the following aircraft:[3]

Novair
Aircraft In fleet Order Passengers Notes
Airbus A321-200 3 0 211 Registry SE-RDN, SE-RDO and SE-RDP; 1 to be returned to lessor in April 2016
Airbus A321-200neo 0 3 Unknown Configuration To be delivered in 2017
Total 3 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact us." Novair. Retrieved on 26 April 2012. "Nova Airlines AB Box 454 39 SE-104 31 Stockholm Sweden Visiting address:Ynglingagatan 2"
  2. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 10 April 2007. p. 57. 
  3. ^ a b "About Novair (Swedish only)". novair. Retrieved 11 October 2013. 

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