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Aigle Azur
IATA
ZI
ICAO
AAF
Callsign
AIGLE AZUR
Founded 1946
Hubs Orly Airport
Houari Boumedienne Airport
Focus cities Mohamed Boudiaf International Airport
Oran Es Senia Airport
Fleet size 9 (2 + on order)
Destinations 24
Headquarters Paris, France
Key people M. Arezki Idjerouiden
Website: http://www.aigle-azur.fr

Aigle Azur Transports Aériens is an airline based in Tremblay-en-France, by Paris, France. It operates domestic scheduled passenger services and international services to Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia in North Africa as well as Portugal and Italy. It also operates charter, cargo and wet lease services. Its main bases are Orly Airport and Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris.[1] IATA airline designators, sometimes called IATA reservation codes, are two-character codes assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to the worlds airlines in accordance with the provisions of Resolution 762. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ICAO airline code. ... Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number. ... An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... Diagram of Orly airport Orly Airport (IATA: ORY, ICAO: LFPO) is an airport located in Orly and partially in Villeneuve-le-Roi, south of Paris, France ( ). It has flights to cities in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. ... , Houari Boumedienne Airport (Arabic: ) (IATA: ALG, ICAO: DAAG) is a public airport located 9 nautical miles (17 km) southeast of Algiers, the capital of Algeria. ... In the airline industry, a focus city is a location that is not a hub, but from which the airline has flights to at least several destinations other than its hubs. ... Mohamed Boudiaf International Airport (IATA: CZL, ICAO: DABC), also known as Mohamed Boudiaf Airport, is an airport near Constantine, Algeria. ... Oran ES Senia Airport (IATA: ORN, ICAO: DAOO), also known as Es Senia Airport, is an airport near Oran, Algeria. ... This article is about the capital of France. ... Tremblay-en-France is a commune of the Seine-Saint-Denis département, in France. ... This article is about the capital of France. ...  Northern Africa (UN subregion)  geographic, including above North Africa or Northern Africa is the northernmost region of the African continent, separated by the Sahara from Sub-Saharan Africa. ... A charter airline is one that operates charter flights, that is flights that take place outside normal schedules, by a hiring arrangement with a particular customer. ... A wet lease is any leasing arrangement whereby a company agrees to provide an aircraft and at least one pilot to another company. ... Diagram of Orly airport Orly Airport (IATA: ORY, ICAO: LFPO) is an airport located in Orly and partially in Villeneuve-le-Roi, south of Paris, France ( ). It has flights to cities in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. ... Charles de Gaulle International Airport (IATA: CDG, ICAO: LFPG) (French: ), also known as Roissy Airport (or just Roissy in French), in Paris, is one of Europes principal aviation centres, as well as Frances main international airport. ...

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History

In April 1946 Sylvain Floirat established the original Aigle Azur as one of the first wholly privately owned, Independent airlines in post-war France. Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000...


During the early 1950s Aigle Azur began operating long-haul scheduled routes linking metropolitan France with Africa and the Asia-Pacific region. France's Ministry of Public Works and Transport had transferred Air France's traffic rights for these routes to the country's newly created Independent airlines, including Aigle Azur.[2] Metropolitan France Metropolitan France (French: or la Métropole) is the part of France located in Europe, including Corsica (French: Corse). ... A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. ... Regional badge of the Asia Pacific Scout Region The Asia-Pacific Scout Region (in Japanese アジア・太平洋地域) is the divisional office of the World Scout Bureau of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, headquartered in Makati City, Philippines, with satellite offices in Australia and Japan. ... Air France (formally Société Air France) is Europes largest airline company. ...


In 1970 the airline was re-constituted as a regional airline named Lucas Aviation.[1] The re-formed airline's corporate and operational headquarters was at Paris Pontoise Airport.[3] Lucas Aviation initially traded as Lucas Air Transport and operated regional scheduled services, including a year-round operation linking Deauville with London Gatwick.[3] The name subsequently changed once more to Lucas Aigle Azur.[1] Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Regional Airlines redirects here. ... For other uses, see Corporation (disambiguation). ... Aéroports de Paris or ADP (Paris Airports) is the airport authority that owns and manages the 14 civil airports and airfields in the Île-de-France (Paris) area. ... Deauville is a commune of the Calvados département, in the Basse-Normandie région, in France. ... Gatwick Airport (IATA Airport Code: LGW, ICAO Airport Code: EGKK) is Londons second airport and the second largest airport in the UK after Heathrow. ...


In May 2001 Groupe GOFAST acquired Lucas Aigle Azur from its previous owners, once again changing the name to Aigle Azur, its original name. The new owner refocused the airline as a mainstream short- to medium-haul scheduled and charter carrier. Aigle Azur began replacing its Boeing 737s with Airbus A320 family aircraft. It has 450 employees as of May 2007.[1] This article is about the year. ... The Boeing 737 is a short to medium range, single aisle, narrow body jet airliner. ... The Airbus A320 family of short-to-medium range commercial passenger aircraft are manufactured by Airbus S.A.S.. Family members include the A318, A319, A320, and A321, as well as the ACJ business jet. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ...


Aigle Azur was the company used for filming d'un chapter of the Algerian program of Nass Mlah City 3, played by Biyouna, lasting l'année 2006. by Using one of its planes and the uniforms d'Aigle Azure.[1] Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Destinations

See full article: Aigle Azur destinations Aigle Azur flies directly to France, Algeria and Portugal. ...


Fleet

Aigle Azur Airbus A321

The Aigle Azur fleet consists of the following aircraft (at May 2007): Image File history File linksMetadata Aigle_Azur_A321_F-HBAF.jpg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Aigle Azur Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or digitize it. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Aigle_Azur_A321_F-HBAF.jpg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Aigle Azur Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or digitize it. ... May 2007 is the fifth month of that year. ...

In March 2006, the average age of Aigle Azur fleet was 10.9 years[4]. The Airbus A320 family of short-to-medium range commercial passenger aircraft are manufactured by Airbus S.A.S.. Family members include the A318, A319, A320, and A321, as well as the ACJ business jet. ... The Airbus A320 family of short-to-medium range commercial passenger aircraft are manufactured by Airbus S.A.S.. Family members include the A318, A319, A320, and A321, as well as the ACJ business jet. ... The Airbus A320 is a short to medium range commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Airbus. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Incidents

  • The January 10, 2008 a plane of the French airline Aigle Azur struck from the rear of the fuselage (tail-strike) the soil of the runway of the international airport in Algiers (Algeria) during his takeoff, causing widespread damage to the fuselage. The plane, an Airbus A321, flight ZI258, which would make the connection between the international airport of Algiers Houari Boumedienne Airport in Charles de Gaulle International Airport in Paris (France) was off, around 1.30 am, time Local, when for reasons as yet unknown, the tail of the aircraft struck the ground of the runway, causing what is called a 'tail-strike. The pilots immediately cancelled the flight and returned to the car park in order to check the damage. [2]

is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the capital of Algeria. ... The Airbus A320 is a short to medium range commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Airbus. ... , Houari Boumedienne Airport (Arabic: ) (IATA: ALG, ICAO: DAAG) is a public airport located 9 nautical miles (17 km) southeast of Algiers, the capital of Algeria. ... Charles de Gaulle International Airport (IATA: CDG, ICAO: LFPG) (French: ), also known as Roissy Airport (or just Roissy in French), in Paris, is one of the worlds principal aviation centres, as well as Frances main international airport. ... This article is about the capital of France. ...

Notes

Flight International (or Flight) is a leading global aerospace weekly. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... is the 86th day of the year (87th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links/References

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