V Bird

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V Bird
VBird A320 in Gelb (PH-BMC).jpg
A V Bird Airbus A320
Commenced operations 27 October 2003
Ceased operations January 2005
Operating bases Maastricht Aachen Airport
V Bird Airbus A320

V Bird (IATA: VXICAO: VBACall sign: VeeBee) (V Bird Airlines Netherlands BV) was a low-cost airline based in the Netherlands which operated services to northern and southern Europe. Its head office was on the grounds of Maastricht Aachen Airport in Beek, Netherlands.[1][2]


The airline was established in 2003 and started operations on 27 October 2003. The airline suspended operations on 8 October 2004 and filed for and was subsequently granted bankruptcy on 18 October 2004. V Bird received an offer from an unnamed potential backer three days later with a view to restarting operations, but the airline was liquidated in early January 2005.


The V Bird fleet consisted of 4 Airbus A320-200 aircraft.

  • PH-VAC (Leased from ILFC)
  • PH-VAD (Leased from ILFC)
  • PH-VAE (Leased from ILFC)
  • PH-BMC (Leased from Dutchbird until 26 May 2004)


  1. ^ "Contact." V Bird. 24 June 2004. Retrieved on 18 July 2010.
  2. ^ "Imprint." V Bird. 3 August 2004. Retrieved on 18 July 2010.

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