Freebird Airlines

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 Airport with secondary bases at Antalya Airport and Dalaman Airport.[2]

Freebird Airlines
Freebird Airlines Logo (2021).svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
Operating bases
Focus cities
SubsidiariesFreebird Airlines Europe
Fleet size10
Parent companyGözen Holding
HeadquartersIstanbul, Turkey
Key peopleSelim Tükenmez, CEO


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.


The airline operates holiday charter flights to Europe, Lebanon and Iran from Turkish holiday resorts.


Freebird Airlines Airbus A320-200

As of November 2019, the fleet consists of the following aircraft.[4] Every aircraft features a different coloured tail.

Aircraft In service Orders Passengers
Airbus A320-200 10 180
Total 10

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Contact Us Archived 2014-07-16 at the Wayback Machine." Freebird Airlines. Retrieved 4 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 3 April 2007. p. 84.
  3. ^ "About Us". Freebird Airlines. Archived from the original on 21 April 2012. Retrieved 3 August 2013.
  4. ^ "Freebird Airlines Fleet Details and History". 23 August 2018. Retrieved 23 August 2018.

External linksEdit

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