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Encyclopedia > TUIfly
TUIfly
IATA
X3/HF
ICAO
HLX/HLF
Callsign
Yellow Cab
Founded 2007 (precedessor in 1972)
Hubs none
Focus cities Cologne Bonn Airport
Hanover Airport
Stuttgart Airport
Leipzig/Halle Airport
Frequent flyer program bluemiles
Member lounge none
Alliance none
Fleet size 56
Destinations 75
Parent company TUI AG
Headquarters Hanover, Germany
Key people Dr. Michael Frenzel (TUI)
Website: http://www.tuifly.com
TUIfly Boeing 737-800 D-AHFI at Munich Airport
TUIfly Boeing 737-800 D-AHFI at Munich Airport

TUIfly is a German airline that was founded in January 2007 as a cooperation of Hapag-Lloyd Flug and Hapag-Lloyd Express whose brands Hapagfly and HLX.com are no longer used. All flights are operated by Hapag-Lloyd Flug while Hapag-Lloyd Express markets them. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 200 × 66 pixelsFull resolution (200 × 66 pixel, file size: 7 KB, MIME type: image/png) This is a logo of an organization, item, or event, and is protected by copyright and/or trademark. ... 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. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini era. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... 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. ... Cologne/Bonn Airport (German: Flughafen Köln/Bonn, also called Konrad-Adenauer-Flughafen or Flughafen Köln-Wahn) (IATA: CGN, ICAO: EDDK) is an international airport located in the Wahner Heide nature reserve, 15 km southeast of Cologne and 20 km northeast of Bonn. ... Hanover Airport may refer to: Hanover/Langenhagen International Airport in Hanover, Germany (IATA: HAJ, ICAO: EDDV) Hanover County Municipal Airport in Hanover County, Virginia, United States (FAA: OFP) Hanover Airport (Pennsylvania) in Hanover, Pennsylvania, United States (FAA: 6W6) Category: ... Airport Interior Stuttgart Airport (in German Flughafen Stuttgart, formerly Flughafen Stuttgart-Echterdingen) (IATA: STR, ICAO: EDDS) is an international airport serving Stuttgart, Germany. ... Leipzig/Halle Airport sometimes called Schkeuditz Airport (IATA: LEJ, ICAO: EDDP) serves both Leipzig, Saxony and Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. ... Membership cards of FFP This article is about airline frequent flyer programs. ... The lounge at ZRH, Switzerland An airport lounge is a lounge owned by a particular airline (or jointly operated by several carriers). ... An airline alliance is an agreement between two or more airlines to cooperate for the foreseeable future on a substantial level. ... TUI AG (Touristik Union International) is a German based company. ... The German term Aktiengesellschaft (IPA /aktsiÉ™ngÉ™zεlʃaft/) (abbreviated AG) means a corporation which is limited by shares, , owned by shareholders. ... Hanover (German: , IPA: ), on the river Leine, is the capital of the federal state of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 600 × 400 pixelsFull resolution (600 × 400 pixel, file size: 201 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): TUIfly Metadata This file contains additional... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 600 × 400 pixelsFull resolution (600 × 400 pixel, file size: 201 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): TUIfly Metadata This file contains additional... An Airbus A380 of Emirates Airline An airline provides air transport services for passengers or freight. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini era. ... Hapagfly (former name: Hapag-Lloyd Flug) is an airline based in Hanover, Germany. ... Hapag-Lloyd Express is a no-frills, high-frequency German express airline. ...


TUIfly offers both charter and low-cost flights. About 60% of all seats are sold directly, 30% as a part of a TUI holiday and 10% by other agencies. In contrast to other low-cost carriers, all seats are pre-assigned at check-in, however on most routes there are no complimentary meals or refreshments offered. 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. ... Boeing 737-700 of UK low cost carrier easyJet waiting for take off at Bristol A low-cost carrier or low-cost airline (also known as a no-frills or discount carrier / airline) is an airline that offers generally low fares in exchange for eliminating many traditional passenger services. ...


With a fleet of currently 54 Boeing 737 aircrafts, TUIfly is Germany's third largest operator, only surpassed by Lufthansa and Air Berlin. As it does not have an IATA or ICAO designator of its own yet, usually the former designators of HLX are used (with a few exceptions for legal reasons). While most flights are operated by Hapag-Lloyd Flug, there are also some flights operated by Germania. The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular medium range, narrow body airliner. ... Deutsche Lufthansa AG (ISIN: DE0008232125) (pronounced ) is the largest airline in Germany, and the second-largest in Europe (behind Air France-KLM, but before British Airways). ... Air Berlin (FSE: AB1) is Europes third largest low-cost airline after easyJet and Ryanair. ... Germania (Germania Fluggesellschaft mbH) is an airline based in Berlin, Germany. ...


Virtual Airline

Following the tradition of its precedessors, TUIfly also has a virtual counterpart called TUIfly-virtual that is officially approved by TUIfly. Its members are simulating the flights of TUIfly using the Microsoft Flight Simulator on networks like IVAO or VATSIM.


TUIfly have recently announced that all their ThomsonFly aircraft will merge with Firstchoice Airlines and will then be renamed and have the same look as TUIfly. ThomsonFly will no longer be around. Their aim is to have the TUIfly aircraft ready to take over ThomsonFly by early 2008.


Fleet

737 in new Boeing Colors. ...

External links

  • TUIfly
  • TUIfly Fleet

 
 

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