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Blue Wings is an airline based in Düsseldorf, Germany. It operates scheduled services to Russia and charter flights mainly to Turkey and the Middle East. Its main base is Düsseldorf International Airport[1]; the headquarters is in Bocholt, Germany. An Airbus A380 of Emirates Airline An airline provides air transport services for passengers or freight. ... The title of this article contains the character ü. Where it is unavailable or not desired, the name may be represented as Duesseldorf. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... LTU Airbus A330-200 aircraft at DUS Düsseldorf International Airport (German: ) (IATA: DUS, ICAO: EDDL), is the third largest airport in Germany with 16. ... Bocholt is a city in the north-west of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, part of the district Borken. ...

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Code Data

  • IATA Code: QW
  • ICAO Code: BWG
  • Callsign: Blue Wings [2]

The International Air Transport Association is an international trade organisation of airlines headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), an agency of the United Nations, develops the principles and techniques of international air navigation and fosters the planning and development of international air transport to ensure safe and orderly growth. ...

History

The airline was established in 2002 and started operations in July 2003. It initially operated charter services from Düsseldorf using a wet-leased Airbus A320, delivered in December 2002. The airline received its air operators certificate on 27 June 2003 and began operating the A320 in its own right the following month. In June 2006 Russia's National Reserve Corporation (NRC) acquired a 48% shareholding through its Zürich based subsidiary Alpstream. NRC plans to launch a Moscow based low-cost carrier early in 2007, possibly under the National Wings brand, and Blue Wings aircraft may be used. The airline is owned by Alpstream (48%), Jorn Hellwig (26%) and NIL Investment (26%)[1]. Also see: 2002 (number). ... 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. ... is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses of Zurich, see Zurich (disambiguation). ... Moscow (Moskva) (Russian: , romanised: Moskva, IPA: see also other names) is the capital of Russia and the countrys economic, financial, educational, and transportation centre. ...


Destinations

Blue Wings operates services to the following international scheduled destinations (at July 2006) [citation needed]: Ankara, Antalya, Bodrum, Dalaman, Istanbul, Kayseri and Istanbul. Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ankara is the capital of Turkey and the countrys second largest city after İstanbul. ... Antalya (formerly known as Adalia; from Pamphylian Greek: Αττάλεια Attália) is a large town and tourist destination, situated on the Mediterranean coast of southwestern Turkey. ... It has been suggested that Halicarnassus be merged into this article or section. ... Dalaman is a small town situated in on the South-east Aegean coast of Turkey in the province of Mugla. ... Istanbul (Turkish: , Greek: , historically Byzantium and later Constantinople; see other names) is Turkeys most populous city, and its cultural and financial center. ... Kayseri (Greek: Καισάρεια), in the antiquity Mazaka and later Caesarea, is an industrialized city in Turkey. ... Istanbul (Turkish: , Greek: , historically Byzantium and later Constantinople; see other names) is Turkeys most populous city, and its cultural and financial center. ...


The airline will increase its operations by starting new routes from Germany to destinations in Turkey and the CIS, primarily on behalf of tour operators. [citation needed]


Fleet

The Blue Wings fleet consists of the following aircraft (at April 2007): April 2007 is the fourth month of the year. ...

On order: 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. ...

Blue Wings average fleet age is 8.5 years (July 2006)[3]. The Tupolev Tu-204 is a twin-engined medium range Russian airliner capable of carrying 212 passengers. ... The Airbus A320 is a short to medium range commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Airbus. ...


On 6 October 2006, Blue Wings agreed to buy 5 Airbus A320-200 from JetBlue Airways. On 17 October 2006, Blue Wings, together with its shareholder Alpstream, has signed a contract with Airbus for 20 Airbus A320 family aircraft (16 A320s and four A321s, seating 150 and 210 passengers respectively), confirming a commitment announced during the Farnborough air show in July this year. [citation needed] is the 279th day of the year (280th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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. ... is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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. ...


External links

  • Blue Wings
  • Blue Wings Fleet

References

  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines", Flight International, 2007-03-27, p. 87. 
  2. ^ Airline Codes (November 2006)
  3. ^ Blue Wings Fleet Age

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