Belle Air

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Belle Air
Belle Air logo.svg
IATA
LZ
ICAO
LBY
Callsign
ALBAN-BELLE
Founded2005
Commenced operations2005
Ceased operations24 November 2013[1]
HubsTirana International Airport Nënë Tereza
Fleet size7
Destinations24
HeadquartersTirana, Albania
Key peopleA. Xhelo (founder & CEO)
Websitewww.belleair.eu
 
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Belle Air
Belle Air logo.svg
IATA
LZ
ICAO
LBY
Callsign
ALBAN-BELLE
Founded2005
Commenced operations2005
Ceased operations24 November 2013[1]
HubsTirana International Airport Nënë Tereza
Fleet size7
Destinations24
HeadquartersTirana, Albania
Key peopleA. Xhelo (founder & CEO)
Websitewww.belleair.eu

Belle Air Sh.p.k. (stylized belleair) was a privately owned low-cost airline, founded in 2005, with its head office in Tirana, Albania.[2] Belle Air operated international flights on scheduled services to several cities in Belgium, Germany, Greece, Italy, Kosovo, Switzerland and the UK out of Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza.

Belle Air ceased operations until further notice on 24 November 2013 stating economic difficulties.[1][3] Their fleet has been returned to the lessors.[1]

Belle Air Europe was a sister company to the airline, founded in 2009 and based in Ancona, Italy. It ceased operations two days after the parent company. [4]

As of 25 November 2013, operations have been temporarily suspended while the airline tries to find new investors.[5]

Destinations[edit]

Fleet[edit]

As of November 2013, at the time when it ceased operations, the Belle Air fleet consisted of the following aircraft:

Belle Air fleet[6]
AircraftactivePassengers
Airbus A319-1323144
Airbus A320-2332180
ATR 72-500268
Total7

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Belle Air Ceases Operations - CH Aviation
  2. ^ "Contatto" [sic] Belle Air. Retrieved on 8 February 2011. "Sheshi Skenderbeg, Pallati i Kultures, Kati 2, Tirana-Albania."
  3. ^ belleair.it - Customer notice on the main page as of 25 November 2013
  4. ^ ch-aviation: Belle Air Europe suspends flights as well
  5. ^ Dron, Alan (25 November 2013). "Albanian carrier halts services". Air Transport World. Archived from the original on 26 November 2013. 
  6. ^ http://www.planespotters.net/Production_List/Country/Albania


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