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Holiday Europe Ltd trading as Holiday Europe is a Bulgarian charter airline founded in 2019. The airline is based in Sofia, Bulgaria.[3]

Holiday Europe
IATA ICAO Callsign
5Q[1] HES[2] Holiday Europe
Fleet size1
Parent companyOnur Air (49%)
HeadquartersSofia, Bulgaria


In the beginning of August 2019, it was announced Turkish airline, Onur Air, would invest in the new airline. Onur provided the new airline with its first aircraft an Airbus A321 and it will continue to support the airline technically and logistically until further notice.[4] Onur Air owns 49% of Holiday Europe, thereby staying within the limits of non-EU ownership of an airline with an EU AOC

On 24 August 2019, the airline received its Air Operating Certificate (AOC)[5] and began operations with a flight from Nuremberg, Germany to Antalya in Turkey.[6]



As of October 2019, the Holiday Europe fleet consists of the following aircraft:[15]

Holiday Europe Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
Airbus A321-200 1 219
Airbus A321neo 1[16] 220 To be transferred from Onur Air
Total 1 1


  1. ^ "IATA - Airline and Airport Code Search". Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  2. ^ "ch-aviation". Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Holiday Europe".
  4. ^ "Onur Air invests in Bulgarian start-up Holiday Europe". 6 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Bulgaria's Holiday Europe secures AOC, launches". 27 August 2019.
  6. ^ a b c "Bulgarian Airline Startup 'Holiday Europe' Declares High Ambitions with Plans to Operate Flights to 50 Cities". 8 September 2019.
  7. ^ a b "Destinations".
  8. ^ a b c d e f "Flight".
  9. ^ "Hurghada".
  10. ^ "Leipzig: Holiday Europetakes on Dubai-DWC". 4 September 2019.
  11. ^ "Hurghada".
  12. ^ "Hurghada".
  13. ^
  14. ^ a b "FTI back in full charter to Dubai - with Holiday Europe". 3 September 2019.
  15. ^ "Fleet".
  16. ^ "Turkey's Onur Air to fly A321neo under Holiday Europe code". 18 September 2019.

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