Prince Aviation

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Prince Aviation
Prince aviation logo2.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
PNC PRINCE
Founded 1990 (as Prince Air)
Hubs Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport
Fleet size 11
Headquarters Belgrade, Serbia
Key people Ðorđe Jovanović (President)
Slobodan Stričević (CEO)
Website www.princeaviation.com

Prince Aviation is a private charter operator and air taxi in Serbia. It was founded in 1990, and its hub is the Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport in Belgrade. It is best known as the first, and as of 2014, biggest VIP airline in the Balkans. Besides operating air taxi services, the company has a well-renowned flight school and a Part 145 maintenance center, primarily servicing its own aircraft.

History[edit]

Prince Aviation was founded in 1989 as Prince Air. It is the oldest private airline in Serbia. It made its first commercial flight in 1991. On New Year's Eve of 1993, Prince Air made its first flight from Belgrade Nikola Tesla International Airport using its first airplane, a Cessna 421.

Destinations[edit]

Prince Aviation can fly to any destination within Europe, and select destinations in Northern Africa and Asia upon request.

Fleet[edit]

Air Taxi
Prince Aviation Cessna 560 Citation XLS on display at Batajnica Air Base in 2012
Aircraft In service Orders Notes
Cessna 510 Mustang 1 0
Cessna 560XL Citation XLS 4 0
Dassault Falcon 2000LXS 1 0 [1]
6 0
Flight Academy
Aircraft In service Orders Notes
Cessna 172N/R 4 0
Piper PA-44 Seminole 1 0 [2]
5 0
Former fleet

Incidents and accidents[edit]

  • On 15 July 2010, a Prince Aviation Cessna 550 Citation II YU-BSG overrun the runway while landing at Bol Airport. Investigation concluded that the incident occurred because the approach was too fast and too steep. The aircraft overshot touchdown zone, couldn't stop by the end of the runway, penetrated the aerodrome fence and end up in stone area. As result of contact with rocks, aircraft's right leg collapsed, and right wing caught fire. The three crew members and two passengers escaped serious injury. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ . 11 May 2016 http://tangosix.rs/2016/11/05/ekskluzivno-air-serbia-a330-nece-biti-jedini-novi-long-range-avion-danas-u-beogradu/. Retrieved 15 May 2015.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "First G1000 Piper Seminole delivered to Prince aviation". piper.com. 23 April 2014. Retrieved 4 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Prince aviation penzionisao svoju najstariju Cessnu Citation" (in Serbian). TangoSix.rs. 26 August 2013. Retrieved 1 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Sažetak završnog izvješća o nesreći vazduhoplova Cessna Citation Bravo C550B" (PDF) (in Croatian). Agencija za istraživanje nesreća u zračnom, pomorskom i željezničkom prometu. 17 November 2011. Retrieved 4 July 2014. 

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