Freebird Airlines

Freebird Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 2000
Operating bases
Fleet size 8
Destinations 38
Parent company Gözen Holding
Headquarters Istanbul, Turkey
Key people Selim Tükenmez, CEO

Freebird Airlines (Turkish: Hürkuş Havayolu Taşımacılık ve Ticaret A.Ş.) is a Turkish charter airline based in Florya, Bakirköy, Istanbul.[1] Its main base is Istanbul Atatürk Airport with secondary bases at Antalya Airport and Dalaman Airport.[2]


The airline was established in June 2000 and started operations on 5 April 2001 with a service between Istanbul and Lyon using a McDonnell Douglas MD-83 aircraft.[3] In November 2003 the airline received its first Airbus A320-200 aircraft, and today the fleet is made up entirely of this type.


Freebird Airlines operates holiday charter flights to Europe, Lebanon and Iran from Turkish holiday resorts.


As of March 2016, the Freebird Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft:[4] Every aircraft features a different coloured tail.

Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers
Airbus A320-200 8 180
Total 8


  1. "Contact Us." Freebird Airlines. Retrieved 4 August 2011.
  2. "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 3 April 2007. p. 84.
  3. "About Us". Freebird Airlines. Retrieved 3 August 2013.
  4. - Freebird Airlines retrieved 6 December 2015

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