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Name: AIRWORLD AVIATION
7JetSet7 Code: AWA
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: EUROPE
City: GATWICK
Country: ENGLAND
Employees 450
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Background
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STARTED OPERATIONS IN 1994. REGIONAL & INTERNATIONAL, CHARTER, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

Great Britain (United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland) was established in 1066, it covers an area of 242,432 sq km, its population is 59 million, its capital city is London and its official language is English.

DECEMBER 1995: TO CYPRUS, GREECE, MALTA, PORTUGAL, SPAIN, & TURKEY
FROM MAIN BASE/HUBS: BRISTOL, CARDIFF, AND MANCHESTER.

PARENT COMPANY IS IBEROTRAVEL LTD. FLEW UNDER AIR FOYLE'S (FOY)
CERTIFICATE IN 1994, BUT NOW FLIES UNDER ITS OWN.

HQ IN BROMLEY, KENT. 151 EMPLOYEES (INCL 139 FLIGHT CREW (FC) & 2 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

1 A320-200 (V2500-A1), TO (TSD).

APRIL 1996: 3 A320-200'S (V2500-A1), 1 EX-SKYSERVICE (SKB), 2 EX-(TSD).

NOVEMBER 1996: 2 ORDERS (MARCH 1997) A321-200'S (CFM56-5B3), (ILF) 5 YEAR LEASED (666).

FEBRUARY 1997: FLS AEROSPACE (ATD) FOR LINE/HEAVY MAINTENANCE &
TECHNICAL/COMPONENT SUPPORT.

MARCH 1997: 1ST A321-200 IGW (CFM56-5B3), (ILF) LEASED, 220 PAX FOR MANCHESTER TO TENERIFE. 2ND IN 1998. 1ST BRITISH.

APRIL 1997: 250 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 53 FLIGHT CREW (FC)).

1 A320-231 RETURNED FROM (BCM) (280). 1 A320-200 (V2500-A1), EX-(TMA). 1 A320-200 (V2500-A1), EX-(CAZ).

SEPTEMBER 1997: 1ST ATP QC, 68 PAX, 2ND IN DECEMBER 1997 TO REPLACE VISCOUNT FLEET. LONDON GATWICK - PISA CHARTER SERVICE.

LETTER OF INTENT (LOI) 4 ORDERS (NOVEMBER 1997) A320-200'S (714; 716; 730; 735), (GUI) LEASED.

OCTOBER 1997: ACQUIRES AUSTRALIAN JET CHARTER PTY LTD, FIXED-BASE OPERATOR & AIRCRAFT MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION, BASED AT SYDNEY FOR
HEAVY MAINTENANCE.

1ST ATP TURBOPROP ($14 MILLION) DELIVERY.

NOVEMBER 1998: A320-231 (437) RETURNED TO ORIX (OXA).

JANUARY 1998: 1 A320-210 (730) WET-LEASED TO RYAN INTERNATIONAL (RYN). TWO A320-231'S (314) RETURNED FROM (BCM).

FEBRUARY 1998: A321-211 (775), (ILF) LEASED.

MARCH 1998: A320-231 (308) RETURNED FROM (BCM).

APRIL 1998: 260 EMPLOYEES.

A321-211 (764), (GEH) LEASED.

MAY 1998: 2 A320-200'S (764), (GECAS) (GEF) LEASED. NOW 6. A320-231 (429), TRANSAER (TSD) LEASED TIL NOVEMBER 1998.

JUNE 1998: 2 A320-200'S (V2500) (308, 14) WET-LEASED TO IBERWORLD (IBW), NEW CHARTER OPERATOR AT PALMA DE MALLORCA.

SEPTEMBER 1998: FOLLOWING TAKEOVER OF FLYING COLORS (FLN) BY SUNWORLD, A DIVISION OF THOMAS COOK, WILL MERGE OPERATIONS WITH (AWA) IN OCTOBER 1998.

OCTOBER 1998: A320-231 (429) RETURNED TO TRANSAER (TSD). A320-214 (714) WET-LEASED TO RYAN INTERNATIONAL (RYN) FOR WINTER.

SEPTEMBER 1999: AIRWORLD, SOUTH AFRICA, 1 727-200F (20757), SAFAIR (SFA) LEASED. ALSO OPERATES 1 727-100F.

MERGED INTO FLYING COLORS (FLN) WHICH WAS MERGED LATER INTO JMC AIRLINES (JMA). SEE (JMA).

Fleet:
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September 1999:

1 727-100F (JT8D), AIRWORLD S AFRICA.

1 727-200F (JT8D) (20757), (SFA) LSD 1999-09, AIRWORLD S AFRICA OPS.

4 A320-210 (CFM56-5B4) (714; 716; 730; 735), (GEH) LSD, SUB-LSD TO (RYN).

2 A320-231 (V2500-A1), 1 EX-(SKB), 1 EX-(TSD), (308; 314; LST (IBW). 180 PAX.

0 A320-231 (429) (V2500-A1), RTND (TSD).

2 A321-211 IGW (CFM56-5B3) (666; 775), (ILF) 5 YR LSD, MAINT BY (ATD), +2 ORDERS. 220 PAX.

1 A321-211 (764), (GEH) LSD.

2 ATP QC, 68 PAX.

Management:
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MIGUEL FLUXA, CHAIRMAN.

SHAUN DEWEY, MANAGING DIRECTOR.

ROBERT STURMAN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO).

TONY SAVILLE, TECHNICAL OPERATIONS DIRECTOR.

 
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