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Freebird Airlines (Turkish: Hürkuş Havayolu Taşımacılık ve Ticaret A.Ş.) is a Turkish charter airline based in Florya, Bakirköy, Istanbul[1]. Its main base is Istanbul Atatürk Airport with secondary bases at Antalya Airport and Dalaman Airport[2].

Freebird Airlines
Free Bird Airlines logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
FH FHY FREEBIRD AIR
Founded2000
Operating bases
Focus cities
SubsidiariesFreebird Airlines Europe
Fleet size9
Destinations80
Company sloganTo feel free
Parent companyGözen Holding
HeadquartersIstanbul, Turkey
Key peopleSelim Tükenmez, CEO
Websitefreebirdairlines.com

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HistoryEdit

The airline was established in June 2000 and started operations on 5 April 2001 with a service between Istanbul and Lyon using a McDonnell Douglas MD-83 aircraft[3]. In November 2003 the airline received its first Airbus A320-200 aircraft, and today the fleet is made up entirely of this type.

DestinationsEdit

Freebird Airlines operates holiday charter flights to Europe, Lebanon and Iran from Turkish holiday resorts.

FleetEdit

 
Freebird Airlines Airbus A320-200

As of April 2019, the Freebird Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft:[4] Every aircraft features a different coloured tail.

Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers
Airbus A320-200 9 180
Total 9

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Contact Us." Freebird Airlines. Retrieved 4 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 3 April 2007. p. 84.
  3. ^ "About Us". Freebird Airlines. Retrieved 3 August 2013.
  4. ^ "Freebird Airlines Fleet Details and History". planespotters.net. 23 August 2018. Retrieved 23 August 2018.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Freebird Airlines at Wikimedia Commons