|Parent company||Corendon Tourism Group|
Yildiray Karaer (CEO)Atilay Uslu (Chairman)
Corendon Airlines (incorporated as Turistik Hava Taşımacılık A.Ş.) is a Turkish leisure airline headquartered in Antalya and based at Antalya Airport.
Corendon Airlines is a part of Corendon Tourism Group.
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.
Corendon Airlines operates flights from 145 airports in more than 40 countries; majorly Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Israel, Egypt, Spain, Italy, France, Iran, 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 the United Kingdom and Basel in Switzerland.
The Corendon Airlines current fleet consists of the following aircraft as of July 22, 2022:
|Airbus A320-200||6||—||180||Three wet leased from BH Air |
One wet leased from Danish Air Transport
One wet leased from GetJet Airlines
One wet leased from Malta MedAir
|Airbus A321-200||1||—||198||Wet leased from Danish Air Transport|
|Airbus A330-300||1||—||307||Wet leased from Airhub Airlines|
|Boeing 737-800||16||—||189||One wet leased from AirExplore |
One wet leased from Go2Sky
|Boeing 737 MAX 8||5||4||189|
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.
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.
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