AlbaStar
IATA ICAO Callsign
AP[1] LAV[1] ALBASTAR[2]
Founded30 November 2009
Commenced operations31 July 2010
Hubs
Fleet size5
Destinations12[1]
HeadquartersPalma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain[1]
Key peoplePino D'Urso[3]
Employees200[3]
Websitewww.albastar.es

AlbaStar S.A. is a privately-owned Spanish airline headquartered in Palma de Mallorca that carries out scheduled and charter flights.[1]

History

A former Albastar Boeing 737-400 in 2013.

Albastar was founded in 2009 by Italian and British entrepreneurs and obtained its Air Operator Certificate in 2010 as a charter carrier for tour operators.[3] The companies' first aircraft, a Boeing 737-400 was named “Pino D’Urso” after the airline's founder.[3]

In 2014, AlbaStar inaugurated an operational base at Milan Malpensa Airport.[3] In 2019, the airline obtained the IOSA certification (International Operational Safety Audit) and became a member of the International Air Transport Association.[3]

Fleet

AlbaStar Boeing 737-800

As of November 2022, the Albastar fleet consists of the following aircraft:[4]

Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
Boeing 737-800 5 189
Total 5

References

  1. ^ a b c d e ch-aviation.com - AlbaStar retrieved 27 November 2022
  2. ^ "Contractions Faao Jo 7340.2". Archived from the original on 19 April 2014. Retrieved 18 April 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d e f albastar.es - The Company retrieved 27 November 2022
  4. ^ albastar.es - Fleet retrieved 27 November 2022

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