airline = Atlasjet
logo_size = 150px
fleet_size = 13
destinations = 28
IATA = KK
ICAO = KKK
callsign = ATLASJET
parent = ETS
key_people = Orhan Coskun (CEO)
website = http://www.atlasjet.com/en
Atlasjet Havacılık A.Ş. is an
airlinebased in Istanbul, Turkey. It operates domestic scheduled passenger services and regular charter flights to Europe, Kazakhstanand the United Arab Emirates. It serves Germanyon behalf of Öger Tours. Its main base is Atatürk International Airport, Istanbul, with hubs at Adnan Menderes Airport, İzmirand Antalya Airport.cite news | title= Directory: World Airlines | work= Flight International| page= 80 | date= 2007-03-27]
The airline was established on
14 March 2001and started operations on 1 June 2001. Formerly known as Atlasjet International Airlines, it was set up as a subsidiary of Öger Holdings. In 2004ETS Group acquired a 45% stake, increased in February 2006 to 90% when it acquired Öger's 45% holding. It is now owned by ETS Group (90%) and Tuncay Doganer (Vice-President and Chief Executive) (10%) and has 730 employees.
Atlasjet operates the following services (at September
2008): [ [http://www.atlasjet.com/en/ucus_noktalari.asp Atlasjet destinations] ]
*Domestic scheduled destinations:
*International charter destinations:
Egypt: Hurghada, Sharm El Sheik
Finland: Helsinki, Oulu
Incidents and accidents
7 February 2005, an Atlasjet Airbus A320skidded off the runway after landing at Atatürk International Airport, Istanbul, Turkey, in snowy conditions. There were no fatalities among the 6 crew and 164 passengers. [ Flight International, July 2005]
18 August 2007, an Atlasjet airplane traveling from Northern Cyprus to Istanbul was hijacked. The hijackers landed it in Antalya, a Turkish province on the Mediterranean coast, Turkish channel NTV Turkeyreported. The hijackers claimed to be al-Qaida members and that only the crew was left on board the jet. There were 136 passengers and six crew aboard when the plane left Ercan Airport in the breakaway Turkish Cypriot state in Northern Cyprus. The two hijackers surrendered after holding several people hostage for more than four hours. They were identified as Mehmet Resat Ozlu, a Turk, and Abdul Aziz Maliki, who was believed to be a Palestinian carrying a Syrian passport. According to Turkish Transport Minister Osman Gunes, the hijackers "apologized to the Turkish nation" for seizing the plane.
30 November 2007, Atlasjet Flight 4203, an MD-83 with 49 passengers and 7 crew aboard crashed with no survivors near Keçiborlu, Ispartain south-western Turkey.
The Atlasjet fleet includes the following aircraft (as of
17 July 2008): [ [http://www.atlasjet.com/en/hakk_filomuz.asp Atlasjet Fleet] ]
Boeing 757-200(one aircraft is operated for Saudi Arabian Airlines)
*3 Bombardier CRJ-900ER
17 July 2008, the average age of the Atlasjet fleet is 7.3 years ( [http://www.airfleets.net/ageflotte/Atlas%20Jet.htm] ).
Atlasjet has indicated an interest in the 100-seat Bombardier CRJ-1000 which is now launched, the stretched version of the Bombardier CRJ-900 regional jet.
* [http://www.atlasjet.com/ Atlasjet]
* [http://www.famagusta-gazette.com/link.asp?twindow=Default&smenu=106&sdetail=608&mad=No&wpage=&skeyword=&sidate= Atlasjet Crash report]
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