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Established in 2002 and started operations in 2003. International, charter, passenger, jet airplane services.
Le Meridien, North Terminal
London Gatwick Airport, West Sussex RH6 OPH
April 2003: FlyJet began services for the inclusive tour market with 2 757-200's. 1 of these was operated from London Gatwick (LGW) and the other from Manchester, principally to the Mediterranean, with destinations incl the Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, Cyprus, Greece, Portugal, Spain, and Turkey.
July 2003: (http://www.flyjet.com).
2nd 757-23A (RB211-535E4) (24290), ex-Air 2000 (ATZ), Ansett Worldwide (AWW) leased.
October 2003: In 11/03, London Gatwick - Birmingham - Amritsar, inclusive tour (IT) charter rotation for tour operator Poo UK (757-200, 2 class, 213 PAX).
February 2004: Birmingham - Bratislava - Amritsar (757-200, wet-leased to Slovak Airlines (SLV), 2/week).
March 2004: (Telephone: +44 1293 602000) (FAX: +44 1293 602001).
November 2004: Plans to add a 767-300ER to offer charters to India.
April 2005: FlyJet (FJT) is a charter, jet airplane carrier operating from bases at London Gatwick and Manchester to Mediterranean holiday destinations, such as Spain, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Canary Islands, Africa, India, and the Middle East.
(ICAO) Code: FJE.
Parent organization/shareholders: Mike Hawkins (49.9%); & Shaun Dewey (49.9%).
Main Base: London Gatwick (LGW). SITA Code: LGWFJCR.
Hub: Manchester (MAN).
June 2006: 767-200ER (23264), to be wet-leased to Munich Airlines (MNI), for charter operations, Munich to Bermuda.
October 2006: Silverjet (SVJ), a UK startup that will offer business-class service between London Luton and Newark, announced the acquisition of charter carrier Flyjet (FJT) and airplane lessor Skylease, for which it will pay a combined £4 - £5.5 million/$7.5 - $10.4 million over three years depending on its performance. Flyjet (FJT) provides an Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) and an operating license while Skylease offers immediate use of a 767-200ER (23624, G-SJET). It also leases two 757-200s to tour operators through Flyjet (FJT). Silverjet (SVJ) said it will be ready to fly "within three to four months." It reached a 10-year, $37 million deal with Novus Aviation in September to sell and lease back two 767-200s acquired from Thomsonfly (TFY) for delivery by March 31 and October 31, 2007. It will launch with the Skylease airplanes.
October 2007: Ceased operations.