Corendon Airlines

Summary

Corendon Airlines (incorporated as Turistik Hava Taşımacılık A.Ş.) is a Turkish leisure airline headquartered in Antalya and based at Antalya Airport.

Corendon Airlines
Corendon Airlines Logo 2017.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
XC CAI CORENDON
FoundedNovember 2004
Operating bases
Subsidiaries
Fleet size23
Destinations145
Parent companyCorendon Tourism Group
HeadquartersAntalya, Turkey
Key people

Yildiray Karaer (CEO)

Atilay Uslu (Chairman)
Websitecorendonairlines.com

Corendon Airlines is a part of Corendon Tourism Group.

HistoryEdit

Corendon Airlines, founded in 2004 with flight operations starting in April 2005, is an international airline transporting approximately 6 million travelers each year. The Dutch sister company Corendon Dutch Airlines was founded in 2011 and the Maltese sister company Corendon Airlines Europe was founded in 2017.[2]

DestinationsEdit

Corendon Airlines operates flights from 145 airport in more than 40 countries majorly Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Israel, Egypt, Spain, Italy, France, Portugal, the Czech Republic, North Macedonia, Romania, and Scandinavian countries with full charter, split charter, sub charter, and wet lease business models.

Corendon Airlines uses many airports to base its aircraft in many countries. Besides Antalya, Izmir and Kayseri in Turkey, the airline bases aircraft in Hannover, Cologne, Munster and Nurnberg in Germany. In 2021, Corendon Airlines added three new European bases: Dusseldorf in Germany, London in United Kingdom and Basel in Switzerland.

FleetEdit

 
Corendon Airlines Fleet Boeing 737-800

The Corendon Airlines current fleet consists of the following aircraft as of October 2020:[3]

 
Corendon Airlines Boeing 737-800 wearing the Detur livery.
Aircraft In service Passengers Notes
Boeing 737-800 23 189
Boeing 737 MAX 8 1 189
Total 24

Accidents and incidentsEdit

On 2 October 2010 a Boeing 737-400 of Corendon Airlines overran runway 22 at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and ended up with its nosegear in the mud after a flight from Dalaman.[4]

On 14 October 2012 Corendon Airlines Flight 733, a Boeing 737-800 operating between Antalya and Trondheim on a scheduled passenger flight, suffered a hull loss after the plane caught fire during pushback from the gate. 27 passengers were injured during the evacuation. The cause was determined to be a short circuit in the captain's cockpit panel near an oxygen tank.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Corendon Airlines Starts Izmir Flights in 2019 Season". www.corendonairlines.com (Press release).
  2. ^ "Corporate". corendonairlines.com. 2019-03-24.
  3. ^ "Corendon Airlines Fleet". corendonairlines.com.
  4. ^ Hradecky, Simon. "Incident: Corendon B734 at Amsterdam on Oct 2nd 2010, overran runway on landing". The Aviation Herald. Retrieved 24 May 2021.
  5. ^ "A Boeing 737-8KN (WL) passenger plane, TC-TJK, sustained substantial fire damage to the cockpit at Antalya Airport (AYT), Turkey".

External linksEdit

  Media related to Corendon Airlines at Wikimedia Commons

  • Official website