Freebird Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded2000; 24 years ago (2000)
HubsAntalya Airport
Focus citiesBerlin, Cologne, Antalya, Bodrum, Dusseldorf, London
SubsidiariesFreebird Airlines Europe
Fleet size14
Parent companyGözen Holding
HeadquartersIstanbul, Turkey

Freebird Airlines (Hürkuş Hava Yolu Taşımacılık ve Ticaret A.Ş.), a subsidiary of Gözen Holding, is an international airline registered in Turkey and Malta. Primarily focusing on European countries, it operates scheduled and charter flights to various holiday destinations. Its main base is Antalya Airport.[1]


Freebird Airlines was established in 2000 and commenced its first commercial flight on April 5, 2001. Initially operating with a fleet of three McDonnell Douglas MD-83 aircraft, the airline has expanded its operations and, as of 2024, flies to over 100 airports with a fleet of 14 Airbus A320s.

A subsidiary of Gözen Holding, Freebird Airlines benefits from the parent company's extensive experience of over 40 years in the aviation industry, covering representation, fuel supply, surveillance, brokerage, safety, and training.

Freebird Airlines is committed to creating value for its customers, employees, and shareholders through its technology and employment infrastructure aimed at sustainable aviation. In 2002, Freebird became the first airline in Turkey to receive the ISO 9001:2000 Certificate from TUV Rheinland. In July 2006, it became the first charter airline in Turkey to achieve the IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) registration issued by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Freebird Airlines Europe

Freebird Airlines Europe (FHM) commenced operations in Europe on February 20, 2019, after receiving its operating license (EASA AOC) from the Malta Civil Aviation Directorate (TM CAD).


Freebird Airlines had additionally previously operated the following aircraft:

Freebird Airlines Fleet
Registration Aircraft Type Total Passenger Capacity


Freebird Airlines (FH) Airbus A320 11 180
Freebird Airlines Europe (MI) Airbus A320 3 180
Total: 14 2520

Flight Network

Freebird Airlines, which operates charter flights to popular destinations from many countries, particularly in Europe, began offering scheduled flights in January 2022. In the summer of 2024, Freebird will provide daily flights between London and Antalya, in addition to scheduled flights to Turkey from 13 cities in Germany.

See also


  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 3 April 2007. p. 84.

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