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IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 2007
Operating bases Lisbon Airport
Fleet size 2
Destinations 14
Parent company Barceló Group
Headquarters Lisbon, Portugal
Website orbest.com

Orbest is a Portuguese airline headquartered in Lisbon and based at Lisbon Airport, that operates scheduled flights and a selection of short and long haul flights out of Spain and Portugal on behalf of tour operators.


The company was set up in 2007 by the Orizonia Group. Orbest started operations with a single Airbus A330-200, registration CS-TRA. This aircraft remained with the airline until 2010, when the Orizonia Group announced an upgrade to a new and larger Airbus A330-300.[citation needed]

Following the collapse of the Orizonia Corporation, Orbest was purchased by the Barceló Group.[1] The group also created a new airline under the name Evelop Airlines for operations in Spain, which received airplanes from both Orbest and the former Orbest Orizonia Airlines, all aircraft owned by Orbest are now also operated by Evelop.[citation needed]


Former Orbest Airbus A330-200

As of September 2016, Orbest serves the following destinations:[2]



As of December 2016, the Orbest fleet consists of the following aircraft:[3]

Orbest Airlines
Aircraft Total Orders Passengers Notes
C W Y Total
Airbus A320-200 1 0 0 180 180
Airbus A330-300 1 0 20 368 388
Total 2


  1. ^ "Portuguese Orbest sold to Barceló Group" (in Portuguese).
  2. ^ orbest.com - Our routes retrieved 21 September 2016
  3. ^ planespotters.net - Orbest Fleet Details and History retrieved 21 September 2016

External links[edit]

Media related to Orbest Portugal at Wikimedia Commons