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Download high resolution version (1959x1369, 324 KB)Malev Boeing 737-700 (HA-LOB) landing at London (Heathrow) Airport. Taken by Adrian Pingstone in January 2005 and released to the public domain. This image has been (or is hereby) released into the public domain by its creator, Arpingstone. This applies worldwide...
Download high resolution version (1959x1369, 324 KB)Malev Boeing 737-700 (HA-LOB) landing at London (Heathrow) Airport. Taken by Adrian Pingstone in January 2005 and released to the public domain. This image has been (or is hereby) released into the public domain by its creator, Arpingstone. This applies worldwide... Enlarge
Malév Boeing 737-700 (HA-LOB)
Download high resolution version (2104x1300, 273 KB)Malev Boeing 737-700 (HA-LOB) landing at London (Heathrow) Airport. Taken by Adrian Pingstone in January 2005 and released to the public domain. This image has been (or is hereby) released into the public domain by its creator, Arpingstone. This applies worldwide...
Download high resolution version (2104x1300, 273 KB)Malev Boeing 737-700 (HA-LOB) landing at London (Heathrow) Airport. Taken by Adrian Pingstone in January 2005 and released to the public domain. This image has been (or is hereby) released into the public domain by its creator, Arpingstone. This applies worldwide... Enlarge
Another view of Malév Boeing 737-700 (HA-LOB)

Malév Hungarian Airlines, a Translation is an activity comprising the interpretation of the meaning of a text in one language—the source text—and the production of a new, equivalent text in another language—the target text, also called the translation. Traditionally, translation has always been a human activity, although attempts... translation of the The Hungarian language is a Finno-Ugric language spoken in Hungary and in adjacent areas of Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine, Serbia, Croatia, Austria, Slovenia (all territories lost after World War I). The Hungarian name for the language is Magyar. There are about 14.5 million speakers, of whom 10 million live... Hungarian Magyar Légiközlekedési Vállalat, is the national This is a list of airlines in operation. List of Airlines Africa Algeria Air Algerie Angola TAAG Benin Benin Golf Air Botswana Air Botswana Burkina Faso Air Burkina Burundi Air Burundi Cameroon Cameroon Airlines Cape Verde TACV Chad Toumai Air Chad Comoros Air Comores International Comores Air Services Comores Aviation... airline of The Republic of Hungary (Magyar Köztársaság) or Hungary (Magyarország) is a landlocked country in Central Europe, bordered by Austria, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia. It is known locally as the Country of the Magyars. National motto: (none current) historical: Regnum... Hungary. The accent indicates that the E is long, so the name is pronounced (approximately) Mol-ayv.

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  • The International Air Transport Association is an international trade organization of airlines headquarted in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Airlines have been granted a special exemption to consult prices with each other through this body. The organization has been accused of acting as a cartel, and many low cost carriers are not... IATA Code: MA
  • 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. The ICAO Council adopts standards and recommended practices concerning air navigation, prevention of... ICAO Code: MAH
  • Callsign: Malev

History

Malév's origins are somewhat convoluted. Companies like Aero Rt. (founded 1910), Magyar Æeroforgalmi Rt. (MAEFORT) and Magyar Légiforgalmi Rt. (Malert) are clearly spiritual forebears, but the devastation of Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km (60,000 ft) into the air. August 9, 1945 World War II was a global conflict that started in 7 July 1937 in Asia and 1 September 1939 in Europe and lasted until 1945, involving the majority of the... World War II temporarily ended all Hungarian civil aviation and these companies along with it. Thus, the official founding date is March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (89th in Leap years). There are 277 days remaining. Events up to 19th century 1461 - Wars of the Roses: Battle of Towton - Edward of York defeats Queen Margaret to become King Edward IV of England. 1638 - Swedish... March 29, 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. (see link for calendar) Events January January 4 - Theodore Schurch becomes the last person to be executed for offences committed under the Treachery Act of 1940 January 7 - Allied recognize Austrian republic with 1937 borders - the country is divided into four occupation... 1946, when the Hungarian-Soviet Civil Air Transport Joint Stock Company (Magyar-Szovjet Légiforgalmi Rt. aka Maszovlet) was formed. The initial fleet consisted of 21-person Li-2 passenger aircraft (the Soviet-licensed Douglas DC-3 VH-AES at Avalon in 2003. On 9 September 1946, VH-AES made the first scheduled flight for TAA, from Melbourne to Sydney. The Douglas DC-3 (also known as the Dakota, C-47 and Skytrain) was a fixed-wing, propeller-driven aircraft which revolutionised air transport... DC-3) and 3-person Po-2 "taxis", used for precision Airmail (or air mail) is mail that is transported by aircraft. It typically arrives more quickly than surface mail, and costs more to send. Airmail may be the only option for sending mail to some destinations, such as overseas, if the mail cannot wait the time it would take to... air mail: sacks of mail were dropped from the aircraft when flying over the destination! In Events January January 5 - US Senator Estes Kefauver introduces a resolution calling for examination of organized crime in the USA January 6 - The United Kingdom recognizes the Peoples Republic of China. The Republic of China severs diplomatic relations with Britain in response. January 9 - The Israeli government recognizes the... 1950, Malév's base of operations moved from Budaörs to the newly opened airport at Ferihegy, where it has remained ever since.


On November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 36 days remaining. Events 1000-1899 1034 - Malcolm II of Scotland died. Duncan, the son of his second daughter, instead of Macbeth, the son of his eldest daughter, inherited the... November 25, 1956 is a leap year starting on Sunday. (see link for calendar) Events January January 1 - End of Egyptian Condominium in Sudan. January 16 - President Egypt vows to reconquer Palestine January 26 - Italy January 26 - United Kingdom bans heroin January 26 - The last Soviet troops leave the military base in... 1956, The Republic of Hungary (Magyar Köztársaság) or Hungary (Magyarország) is a landlocked country in Central Europe, bordered by Austria, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia. It is known locally as the Country of the Magyars. National motto: (none current) historical: Regnum... Hungary purchased all the Soviet shares of Maszovlet and Malév was born. Operations gradually expanded, with flights extending to nearby countries and, following the 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). Events Undated Booker Prize for Fiction is established by Booker plc. 1968 is known as the year of the Prague Spring and also the year of the Paris riots. The ASCII character code is... 1968 purchase of jet-propelled An Aeroflot Tu-134 sits on the tarmac The Tupolev Tu-134 was a Russian twin-engined airliner, similar to the American Douglas DC-9. One of the most used aircraft in the former Warsaw Pact countries, the number in active service is lowering because of noise restrictions. The Tu... Tupolev Tu-134s from the The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) .( Russian: Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик... Soviet Union, into all of Europe and the Middle East as well. Even before the revolution of 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Events January January 7 - Akihito becomes Emperor of Japan following the death of Hirohito. The Heisei period begins January 8 - the Kegworth Air Disaster - A British Midland Boeing 737 crashes on approach to East Midlands Airport - 44 dead... 1989 and the advent of democracy, Malév started to phase out its Soviet-era planes with the introduction of the first western aircraft, a Boeing 737-200 on November 18, 1988. The last Soviet-built The Tupolev Tu-154 is a Russian medium-range trijet airliner. It remains the standard airliner for domestic routes in Russia and other states of the former Soviet Union and to a lesser extent in eastern Europe and Iran. Introduction The Tu-154 was developed fom the twin-engined Tupolev... Tupolev Tu-154 was withdrawn from the fleet in 2001. In 2003, Malév began to replace its Boeing 737 Classic aircraft with the new 737 Next-Generation planes. It now runs a fleet of 17 Boeings 737 in new Boeing Colors. For more images of the 737 see list at bottom of page The Boeing 737 is a popular short-to-medium range commercial passenger jet aircraft continuously manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes since 1967. Over 5,000 have been sold since its introduction in 1967... 737s but with two The Boeing 767 is a commercial passenger airplane manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. The Boeing 767, a widebody jet, was introduced at around the same time as the 757, its non-widebody sister. The 767 has a seat-to-aisle ratio in economy class of 3.5 seats per aisle... 767-200ER's for long-haul flights, and a few Categories: Stub | Dutch airliners 1990-1999 ... Fokker 70s and The Bombardier Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ) is a small Canadian airliner based originally on the Canadair Challenger business jet. It is in service with airlines in the US, Europe and the Far East, including Mesa Airlines in the US, Lufthansa in Germany, Comair in the US, Brit Air in France... Canadair CRJ-200's for short hops.


Present

2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of the Volunteer The United Nations Year of Dialogue Among Civilizations Events January January 1 - A black monolith measuring approximately nine feet tall appears in Seattles Magnuson Park, placed by an anonymous... As of December 2001, Malév flies to 43 cities in 35 countries, with 50 to 60 flights daily. All Malév flights leave Budapest Ferihegy airport out of Terminal 2A.


Malév has not joined any of the large airline alliances yet, although its partner CSA Czech Airlines (in Czech: České aerolinie (or Czech Airlines) is the Czech national airline company. It is currently a member of the Skyteam alliance. The airline now connects to most major European destinations and to transit points in North America, Asia, the Middle East and North Africa... CSA Czech Airlines pledged to help Malév gain an associate member status in SkyTeam Alliance is the global airline alliance partnering Aeroméxico, Air France-KLM, Alitalia, Continental Airlines, CSA Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Korean Air and Northwest Airlines. KLM, Northwest and Continentals simultaneous entry into SkyTeam in September, 2004, has been the largest expansion event in airline alliance history. The... SkyTeam, the only difference between a full member and an associate being voting rights or lack thereof. Frequent flyer miles for flying Malév can already be credited into programs of some SkyTeam Alliance is the global airline alliance partnering Aeroméxico, Air France-KLM, Alitalia, Continental Airlines, CSA Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Korean Air and Northwest Airlines. KLM, Northwest and Continentals simultaneous entry into SkyTeam in September, 2004, has been the largest expansion event in airline alliance history. The... SkyTeam members, namely KLM (in full: Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij, literally Royal Aviation Company; usual English: Royal Dutch Airlines) is an airline from the Netherlands. KLM is the Netherlands main air carrier and operates from Schiphol Airport, near Amsterdam. KLM was founded on October 7, 1919, making it the oldest carrier still operating under... KLM, Northwest Airlines (NASDAQ: NWAC) is an airline headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota. With three major hubs in the United States: Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (where it accounts for more than 70% of passenger traffic), Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, and Memphis International Airport. Northwest also operates flights to East Asia... Northwest Airlines and Alitalia - Linee Aeree Italiane is the national Italian airline company, part of the Alitalia Group. History Alitalia was founded in 1947, in which year it carried over 10,000 passengers. The inaugural flight, made by the very first plane in the fleet, was a Fiat G-12 Alcione, piloted by... Alitalia. Malév also has its own frequent-flyer program entitled Duna Club, "Duna" being the Hungarian name for the For other uses of Danube, see Danube (disambiguation). Danube in Budapest Length 2 860 km Elevation of the source 678 m Average discharge 6 400 m³/ s Area watershed 817 000 km² Origin In the Black Forest ( Germany) Mouth Black Sea ( Romania) Basin countries Romania (28.9%), Hungary... Danube river.


Since 1999, the Hungarian state property agency ÁPV Rt. (Állami Privatizációs és Vagyonkezelõ Rt.) has owned 99.5% of the Malév shares, with the other 0.5% in the hands of small shareholders.


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Fleet

Current Fleet

The Malév fleet consists of the following aircraft (at April 2005):

  • 6 737 in new Boeing Colors. For more images of the 737 see list at bottom of page The Boeing 737 is a popular short-to-medium range commercial passenger jet aircraft continuously manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes since 1967. Over 5,000 have been sold since its introduction in 1967... Boeing 737-600 NG
  • 7 737 in new Boeing Colors. For more images of the 737 see list at bottom of page The Boeing 737 is a popular short-to-medium range commercial passenger jet aircraft continuously manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes since 1967. Over 5,000 have been sold since its introduction in 1967... Boeing 737-700 NG
  • 4 737 in new Boeing Colors. For more images of the 737 see list at bottom of page The Boeing 737 is a popular short-to-medium range commercial passenger jet aircraft continuously manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes since 1967. Over 5,000 have been sold since its introduction in 1967... Boeing 737-800 NG
  • 2 The Boeing 767 is a commercial passenger airplane manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. The Boeing 767, a widebody jet, was introduced at around the same time as the 757, its non-widebody sister. The 767 has a seat-to-aisle ratio in economy class of 3.5 seats per aisle... Boeing 767-200 ER
  • 4 The Bombardier Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ) is a small Canadian airliner based originally on the Canadair Challenger business jet. It is in service with airlines in the US, Europe and the Far East, including Mesa Airlines in the US, Lufthansa in Germany, Comair in the US, Brit Air in France... Canadair CRJ-200 ER
  • 5 Categories: Stub | Dutch airliners 1990-1999 ... Fokker_70

Former Aircraft

  • 737 in new Boeing Colors. For more images of the 737 see list at bottom of page The Boeing 737 is a popular short-to-medium range commercial passenger jet aircraft continuously manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes since 1967. Over 5,000 have been sold since its introduction in 1967... Boeing 737-200
  • 737 in new Boeing Colors. For more images of the 737 see list at bottom of page The Boeing 737 is a popular short-to-medium range commercial passenger jet aircraft continuously manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes since 1967. Over 5,000 have been sold since its introduction in 1967... Boeing 737-300
  • 737 in new Boeing Colors. For more images of the 737 see list at bottom of page The Boeing 737 is a popular short-to-medium range commercial passenger jet aircraft continuously manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes since 1967. Over 5,000 have been sold since its introduction in 1967... Boeing 737-400
  • 737 in new Boeing Colors. For more images of the 737 see list at bottom of page The Boeing 737 is a popular short-to-medium range commercial passenger jet aircraft continuously manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes since 1967. Over 5,000 have been sold since its introduction in 1967... Boeing 737-500
  • The Ilyushin Il-14 ( NATO reporting name Crate) was a Soviet commercial and military personnel/cargo transport aircraft that first flew in 1950. Il-14M Il-14 was a twin-engine commercial and military personnel/cargo transport. Progressive development of IL-12. It is powered by two 1900 hp Shvetsov... Ilyushin_Il-14
  • Two aircraft have shared the designation Ilyushin Il-18 The first was a propeller-driven airliner of 1946 based on the B-29 Superfortress. After a year of test flights, the programme was abandoned. Il-18 on display at a Moscows Domodedovo International Airport larger version The second Il... Ilyushin_Il-18
  • The Ilyushin Il-62 is a long range airliner which is similar in appearance to the Vickers VC-10, which was built in 1967. It has 4 rear-mounted engines NK-8-4 in pairs, the only airliner apart from the VC-10 to use this configuration. Its one... Ilyushin_Il-62
  • Lisunov Li-2
  • Polikarpov Po-2
  • An Aeroflot Tu-134 sits on the tarmac The Tupolev Tu-134 was a Russian twin-engined airliner, similar to the American Douglas DC-9. One of the most used aircraft in the former Warsaw Pact countries, the number in active service is lowering because of noise restrictions. The Tu... Tupolev_Tu-134
  • The Tupolev Tu-154 is a Russian medium-range trijet airliner. It remains the standard airliner for domestic routes in Russia and other states of the former Soviet Union and to a lesser extent in eastern Europe and Iran. Introduction The Tu-154 was developed fom the twin-engined Tupolev... Tupolev_Tu-154
  • Yakovlev Yak-40 The Yakovlev Yak-40 is a small, three-engined regional transport aircraft. Built to replace the Lisunov Li-2 (a DC-3 variant) and the Ilyushin Il-14, its main design feature was ease of operation outside major airport service areas. It was equipped with a built... Yakovlev_Yak-40

External Links

  • Malév (http://www.malev.hu)
  • Malév Fleet Detail (http://www.planemad.net/Airline/HU/Malev_Hungarian_Airlines_(MA_MAH)/Fleet.htm?show=all)
  • Malév Passenger Opinions (http://www.airlinequality.com/Forum/malev.htm)

This list of aircraft is sorted alphabetically, beginning with the name of the manufacturer (or, in certain cases, designer). It is an inclusive list rather than an exclusive one, meaning that where an aircraft is known under multiple names, designations, or manufacturers, each of these is listed. This list does... List of aircraft | This is a list of aircraft manufacturers (in alphabetic order). The years of operation are given in parenthesis. See also: aircraft, lists of companies, list of aircraft engine manufacturers Contents: Top - A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S... Aircraft manufacturers | List of aircraft engines: Piston engines Allison V-1710 BMW 801 Bristol Aquila Bristol Centaurus Bristol Hercules Bristol Jupiter Bristol Mercury Bristol Pegasus Bristol Perseus Bristol Phoenix Bristol Taurus Continental O-200 Daimler-Benz DB 601 de Havilland Gipsy Major Hispano-Suiza 12Y Hispano-Suiza 12Z Hitachi Hatsukaze Gnome Monosoupape... Aircraft engines | -1... Aircraft engine manufacturers


This list of commercial airports is indexed by their three-letter alphanumeric IATA airport code: The following web address (http://www.brusselsairport.be/airports_web/en_allairports.cfm?order=code), part of the Brussels Airport website, has an alternative list which contains, at least, some airports not listed below. And the website... Airports | This is a list of airlines in operation. List of Airlines Africa Algeria Air Algerie Angola TAAG Benin Benin Golf Air Botswana Air Botswana Burkina Faso Air Burkina Burundi Air Burundi Cameroon Cameroon Airlines Cape Verde TACV Chad Toumai Air Chad Comoros Air Comores International Comores Air Services Comores Aviation... Airlines | This is a list of Air Forces, sorted alphabetically by country. It includes naval air arms, army aviation corps, and coast guards. Contents: Top - A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z... Air forces | This is a list of aircraft weapons, past and present. Aircraft mounted guns ADEN cannon (UK) Colt Mk 12 cannon (United States) DEFA cannon (France) Hispano 20 mm cannon (Switzerland) Mauser BK-27 (Germany) GAU-7 cannon (United States) GAU-8 Avenger (United States) GAU-12 Equalizer (United States) M2... Aircraft weapons | Below is a list of (links to pages on) missiles, sorted alphabetically by country of origin. See also the list of rockets. Types of missiles: Air-to-air missile Anti-ballistic missile Anti-satellite weapon Anti-ship missile Anti-tank guided missile Ballistic missile Cruise missile Intermediate Range Ballistic missile... Missiles | This is a timeline of aviation history. Timeline of aviation - pre-18th century Timeline of aviation - 18th century Timeline of aviation - 19th century 1900s: 1900 - 1901 - 1902 - 1903 - 1904 - 1905 - 1906 - 1907 - 1908 - 1909 1910s: 1910 - 1911 - 1912 - 1913 - 1914 - 1915 - 1916 - 1917 - 1918 - 1919 1920s: 1920 - 1921 - 1922 - 1923... Timeline of aviation


 
 

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