Sunways

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Sunways
Sunways McDonnell Douglas MD-83
IATA ICAO Callsign
IS SWY/SWW Sunways/Intersun
Founded March 1995
Ceased operations October 1997
Hubs Stockholm-Arlanda Airport
Antalya Airport
Atatürk International Airport
Fleet size 8
Headquarters Istanbul, Turkey

Sunways was a charter airline consisting of sister companies Sunways Airlines A.B. (SWY), based in Stockholm, Sweden, and SUNWAY Intersun Havacilik Anonim Sirketi (SWW), based at Istanbul-Atatürk and Antalya, Turkey. The airline was in operation from March 1995 to October 1997.[1]

History[edit]

Sunways was owned by Tursem A.S.,[2] a now defunct travel group based in Istanbul, Turkey. The group was founded in 1985 by Haluk Semiz and Nedim Gürbüz but went bankrupt on 4 October 1997,[3] prompting Sunways to cease operation.

Destinations[edit]

Sunways operated destinations including the following:

Fleet[edit]

The Sunway Intersun Havacilik Turkey-based fleet included 4 MD-83 aircraft.[1]

The Sunways Sweden-based fleet included 4 Boeing 757-200 aircraft.[4]

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