SATA Air Açores


SATA Air Açores

Infobox_Airline
airline = SATA Air Açores

logo_size = 150
fleet_size = 6
destinations = 11
IATA = SP
ICAO = SAT
callsign = SATA
parent = SATA Air Açores
founded = 1941
headquarters = Ponta Delgada, Portugal
key_people = António Gomes de Menezes (Chairman)
hubs = João Paulo II Airport
focus_cities =
frequent_flyer = SATA Imagine
lounge =
alliance =
website = [http://www.sata.pt/ www.sata.pt]

SATA Air Açores is an airline based in Ponta Delgada in the Azores. It operates scheduled passenger, cargo and mail services around the Azores. It provides its own maintenance and handling services and manages 4 regional airports. Its main base is at João Paulo II Airport, Ponta Delgada.

History

The airline was established on 22 August 1941 and started operations on 15 June 1947. It was originally formed as a private company, but was transformed into a state owned company in 1980. It is 100% owned by the Azorean regional government. SATA Air Açores also wholly owns the subsidiary airline SATA International. It employs 545 staff.

Destinations

Domestic scheduled destinations (at April 2007):
*Corvo Island (Corvo Airport)
*Flores Island (Azores) (Flores Airport)
*Funchal (Madeira Airport)
*Graciosa Island (Graciosa Airport)
*Horta (Horta Airport)
*Pico Island (Pico Airport)
*Ponta Delgada (João Paulo II Airport)
*Porto Santo (Porto Santo Airport)
*Santa Maria Island (Santa Maria Airport)
*São Jorge Island (São Jorge Airport)
*Terceira (Lajes Air Base)

Fleet

The SATA Air Acores fleet includes the following aircraft (June 2007):
*5 BAe ATP
*1 Dornier 228-200

The airline's fifth BAe ATP was delivered in June 2007, on lease from BAE Systems Regional Aircraft, and will be used to facilitate further route expansion. [cite news | title=SATA Air Açores | work=Airliner World | page= 9 | date= August 2007]

References

External links

* [http://www.sata.pt/ SATA Air Açores]


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