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Name: ISLANDSFLUG
7JetSet7 Code: ISF
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: EUROPE
City: REYKJAVIK
Country: ICELAND
Employees 160
Web: islandsflug.is
Email: salesdep@islandsflug.is
Telephone: +354 570 8030
Fax: +354 570 8031
Sita: REKOWHH
Background
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ESTABLISHED IN 1991. DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL, SCHEDULED & CHARTER, PASSENGER & CARGO, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

ADDRESS:
HLIDASMARI 15
IS 201 KOPAVOGUR, ICELAND

ADDRESS:
REYKJAVIK AIRPORT
IS-101 REYKJAVIK, ICELAND

Iceland (the Republic of Iceland) was established in 1918, covers an area of 103,000 sq km, its population is 0.3 million, its capital city is Reykjavik, and its official language is Icelandic.

AUGUST 1997: TO AKUREYRI, BILDUDALUR, EGILSSTADIR, GJOGUR, SAUDARKROKUR, SIGLUFJORDUR, AND VESTMANNAEYJAR.

1 737-210C (JT8D-9A), EX-(TTR) (20138).

OCTOBER 1997: 1 D0RNIER DO-228-201 (TPE331-5-252D), EX-HIGHLAND AIR.

FEBRUARY 1998: ATR42-300QC (118), RETURNED FROM AIR NOSTRUM.

APRIL 1998: 45 EMPLOYEES.

ATR42-300QC (118) LEASED TO CITYFLYER EXPRESS.

DECEMBER 1998: 737-2M8 (557-21736), EX-AIR TOULOUSE (TOL), WET-LEASED TO AIR GUADELOUPE (GUP), FOR 14 MONTHS.

FEBRUARY 1999: ELLERT EGGERTSSON, TECHNICAL MANAGER, REPLACES ADALSTEINN EINARSSON.

APRIL 1999: 130 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 35 FLIGHT CREW (FC), 14 CABIN ATTENDANTS (CA), & 19 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT).

(http://www.islandsflug-is). (salesdep@islandsflug.is).

SITA: REKOWHH.

MAY 1999: 737-300 (23766, TF-ELN, 30 20), EX-(ABL), MAINTENANCE BY ATC LASHAM (ATK).

JUNE 1999: OVERSEAS OPERATING NAME IS CHANGED TO "ICEBIRD AIRLINES."

MARCH 2000: 737-200 (21736) "C" CHECK, & CORROSION PREVENTION & CONTROL PROGRAM (CPCP) AT COOPESA (COO), IN MAY 2000. 1 DORNIER 228-201 (8070) LEASED TO AIR WALES.

APRIL 2000: 160 EMPLOYEES (INCL 45 FC, 20 CA, & 21 MT).

737-3Q8 TO BE BASED OUT OF PALMA DE MALLORCA, TO EUROPEAN ROUTES. 1 737-3Q8 (1924-24700, TF-FDA), PLM (PLI) LEASED.

SEPTEMBER 2000: RECEIVED (JAR) 145 APPROVAL, FOR "A" & "B" CHECKS AT ITS 2,700 SQ M, MAINTENANCE FACILITY.

NOVEMBER 2000: 737-3Q8 (1924-24700, TF-FDA) HAS SUNBIRD LOGO AND TITLES FOR SUNBIRD TOUR OPERATOR, BASED AT MANCHESTER.

DECEMBER 2000: 1 737-3Q8 (1301-23535, /86 32 24), EX-AIR EUROPA (ARE)/CAMEROON (CAM), GECAS (GEF) 3 YEAR LEASED, WET-LEASED TO BAHAMASAIR (BAH).

JANUARY 2001: 737-2M8 (21736) "C" CHECK/(CPCP)/AIRWORTHINESS DIRECTIVES (AD)/PAINT, TO COOPESA (COO), COSTA RICA.

FEBRUARY 2001: 1 D0RNIER 228-202K (8156, TF-ELA) SOLD TO LUFTTRANSPORT.

APRIL 2001: 160 EMPLOYEES (INCL 45 FC, 20 CA, & 21 MT).

MAIN BASE: REYKJAVIK (KEFLAVIK INTERNATIONAL).

HUBS: BRUSSELS (NATIONAL); BORDEAUX (MERIGNAC); POINTE-A-PITRE (LE RAIZET), GUADELOUPE.

1 737-330QC (1246-23522, TF-ELP), WET-LEASED TO CHANNEL EXPRESS (CEX). 737-3Q8F (23766), WET-LEASED TO (CEX).

MAY 2001: 1 737-3Q8 (1301-23535, TF-SUN) RETURNED FROM BAHAMAS (BAH), NOW OPERATES FOR SUNBIRD. 737-330QC (23523) WET-LEASED TO CHANNEL EXPRESS (CEX).

OCTOBER 2001: TO WESTMAN ISLANDS, AND HOFN, AFTER AIR ICELAND DROPPED THESE ROUTES.

NOVEMBER 2001: CUSTOMER, "SUNBIRD" CEASED TRADING, AND ENTERED RECEIVERSHIP.

1 A310-304F (CF6-80) (552), EX-ECUATORIANA (ECU), TRITON (TIA) LEASED, MAINTAINED BY SABENA TECHNICS (SAB).

DECEMBER 2001: 1 737-3Q8 (1301-23535, TF-SUN) WET-LEASED TO SANSA (SSA).

JANUARY 2002: 737-3Q8 (23535) WET-LEASED TO AVAERO INNOVATION, IN AEROSPACE, FLORIDA, FOR 3 MONTHS CERTIFICATION TESTING OF UNDISCLOSED PRODUCT, ARRANGED BY AVCO SIMPSON, UK.

MARCH 2002: 160 EMPLOYEES.

(TELEPHONE: +354 570 80 30). (FAX: +354 570 80 91).

April 2002: 120 employees (including 45 FC; 20 CA; & 21 MT).

(http://www.islandsflug.is). SITA: REKOWHH.

Main Base: Reykjavik (Keflavik International) (KEF).

Domestic scheduled services: Bildudalur, Saudarkrokur, & Siglufjordur.

June 2002: 1 737-4Q8 (24796, TF-ELV), ex-GB Airways (GBA), (ILF) leased, operates for Air Miles, a Greek air charter management company.

September 2002: 757-2T7 (125-23770), Monarch (MON) wet-leased.

November 2002: 737-33AF (1599-24028, TF-ELO), ex-Europe AirPost (EUE). 1 A300C4-605R (755, TF-ELW), ex-CityBird (CBD), Debis AirFinance (DEA) leased, to be wet-leased to Air France (AFA).

December 2002: 2 A300B4-622R's (657, N622RG; 659, TF-ELO), Treby Worldwide leased. ATR42-300QC (059, TF-ELK) leased to Air Guyane.

March 2003: 737-3M8 (25041, TF-ELC), wet-leased to Channel Express (CEX) until 11/03. 2 737-330QC's (23522; 23523), wet-leased to (CEX). 1 737-4Q8 (24796), wet-leased 1 month to Excel (SBE). A300B4-622R (659), wet-leased to (DHL), for Paris operations. A310-304F (552), wet-leased to TNT (TNB).

July 2003: 160 employees. SITA: REKHQHH.

(islandsflug@islandsflug.is). (FAX; +354 570 80 91).

2nd A300C4-605R (758), ex-CityBird (CBD), Debis AirFinance (DEA) leased, wet-leased to Air Hong Kong (AHK).

Assigned an A300-600F for Bahrain - Baghdad operations.

November 2003: 737-3M8QC (24021), ex-Europe AirPost (EUE), Debis AiFinance (DEA) leased. A310-304F (502, TF-ELE), Ansett Worldwide (AWW) leased.

January 2004: 737-3Q8 (23535) wet-leased to Ryanair (RYR).

February 2004: 2 737-300QC's (TF-ELM; TF-ELN) wet-leased to Channel Express (CEX) FOR March - October 2004.

March 2004: Ends its A300-600F operations with Air France (AFA).

737-33AQC (2067-25401, SE-DPA), bought from Falcon Air (FLK).

April 2004: Sobelair (SBL) sold 3 737's to Islandsflug (ISF) for # EUR 20M/$23.7M: 737-329 (1412-23775, TF-ELR); 737-46B (1844-24573, TF-ELJ); & 737-429 (2217-25729, TF-ELP). 737-4YO (23980), CIT (TCI) leased.

May 2004: All international leasing operations are performed under the name of "Icebird Airlines."

737-429 (25729) & 737-4YO (23980) wet-leased to AviaJet (AVZ). 737-4Q8 (25168) wet-leased to Sterling (STR).

July 2004: A300B4-622RF (657, TF-ELU) & A310-304F (502, TF-ELE) wet-leased to TNT (TNB).

August 2004: A300B4-600R wet-leased to European Air Transport (EPT).

October 2004: Air Atlanta Icelandic (AID) Flugfelagid Atlanta finalized its unconditional bid for UK-based Excel Aviation Group (EAG). (EAG), part of Cyprus-based package holiday company Libra Holidays Group, comprises leisure carrier Excel Airways (SBE), which launched operations from London Gatwick & Manchester in May 2001, as well as sales channels Excel Aviation and Freedom Flights. (AID) made a # 29.9M pound/$53.8M offer to Libra for the purchase of 38.9M shares - - 40.5% of the issued share capital - - in (EAG). The share sale agreement accompanied by a 5 year commercial agreement for the supply of summer-only airplanes to Excel Airways (SBE), prompted a cash offer for the outstanding share capital, excluding the roughly 18% held by management. (SBE) managers agreed to hold onto their shares and stay with the company.

Effective May 2005, Excel Airways (SBE) and Air Atlanta Europe (EUK) will come under a holding company called the Avion Group, along with Air Atlanta Icelandic (AID), who are merging with Islandsflug (ISF). Air Atlanta is considering an Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the Icelandic Stock Exchange. The domestic scheduled operation of Islandsflug (ISF) was sold to FlugTaxi in April 2004.

737-3M8 (25041, TF-ELC) returned from Channel Express (CEX).

November 2004: A300-600F wet-leased to Etihad Airways (EHD) and A310-304 wet-leased to Corsair (COR) out of Lyon.

December 2004: A310-325 (624, TF-ELR), delivery.

May 2005: Islandflug (ISF) operates a mix of scheduled passenger and cargo flights, and sightseeing charters. A night parcel service from Keflavik to Edinburgh and Brussels, on behalf of (DHL) International is also operated. International wet-lease services have included customers like Air Guadeloupe (GUP), (DHL), Eastern Airways, European Air Transport (EPT), TNT Airways (TNB); (TMA) Cargo; and Air France (AFA).

(IATA) Code: HH - 652. (ICAO) Code: ICB - ICEBIRD.

Parent organization/shareholders: Avion Group (owns Air Atlanta Icelandic (AID), Islandsflug (ISF), Excel Airways (SBE), Sterling STR), & Maersk Air (MRS)).

Alliances: European Air Transport (EPT); & Air Atlanta Icelandic (AID).

Main Base: Reykjavik Keflavik International airport (KEF).

Domestic, Scheduled Destinations: Bildudalur; Gjogur; Hornafjordur; Reykjavik; Saudarkrokur; & Vestmannaeyjar.

A310-304F (552, TF-ELS) wet-leased to Etihad (EHD) Crystal Cargo.

June 2005: A310-325 (624, TF-ELR), wet-leased to AviaJet (AVZ) for the summer season to operate passenger charters.

December 2005: Casino Express (CIN) has been acquired on a management buy out in partnership with the Avion Group of Iceland (who owns Air Atlanta Icelandic (AID) and Excel Airways (SBE)). Changes name from "Casino Express Airlines" to "Xtra Airways."

Acquires 4 737-400's including 737-429 (25729, N44XA), ex-Islandsflug (ISF) & 737-46B (24573, N41XA), both Air Atlanta Icelandic (AID) leased and 1 737-86N (33003, G-XLAG), Excel Airways (SBE) wet-leased for winter.

A310-325 (624, TF-ELR), wet-leased to Sky Airlines (STU).

Fleet:
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June 2009:

0 737-2M8 (JT8D) (557-21736, /79 TF-ELM), EX-(TEA)/(TOL), WET-LST (GUP) 12/98 (14 MTH), (AFW) LSD 2/93. RTND.

0 737-210C (JT8D-9A) (173-20138, /69 TF-ELL), EX-(WIE)/(TTR), (ECC) LSD 10/96. RTND. FREIGHTER.

0 737-3M8 (CFM56-3B1) (2024-25041, /91 TF-ELC), (DEA) LSD 5/99. WET-LST (CEX) TIL 11/03. RF (CEX) 10/04. ST (DBA) 12/04. 149Y.

1 737-3M8QC (CFM56-3B1) (1630-24021, /88 TF-ELM), EX-(EUE), (DEA) LSD 11/03. WET-LST (CEX) TIL 10/04. WET-LST (FGC) 3/05. 142Y OR F.

1 737-3Q8QC (CFM56-3B2) (1375-23766, /87 TF-ELN), WET-LST (YCU) 4/01. EX-(CYM)/(ABL), (IAN) 3 YR LSD TIL 10/02. WET-LST (CEX) TIL 10/04. WET-LST (FGC) 10/05. 142Y/F.

0 737-3Q8 (CFM56-3B2) (1301-23535, /86 TF-ELQ), EX-(ARE)/(CAM), (GEF) 3 YR LSD 12/00, WET-LST (BAH) 12/00. NOW PAINTED "SUNBIRD," WET-LST (ALZ) 5/02. RF (ALZ) 11/03. 23535 WET-LST (RYR) 1/04. RTND 12/04, LST (TNB). 148Y.

0 737-3Q8 (CFM56-3B1) (1924-24700, /90 TF-FDA), EX-(GIA)/(AFD), (PLI) LSD 4/00, RTND (PLI), LST (PLU) 11/01. 148Y.

0 737-329 (CFM56-3) (1412-23775, /87 TF-ELR), EX-(SBL) 4/04. NTU.

1 737-33AQC (CFM56-3B1) (1599-24028, /88 TF-ELO), EX-(EUE) 11/02. FREIGHTER 15T.

1 737-33AQC (CFM56-3B1) (2067-25401, /91 TF-ELA), BF (FLK) 3/04. 142Y OR FREIGHTER.

2 737-330QC (CFM56-3B1) (1246-23522, /86 TF-ELP; 1271-23523, TF-ELR), WET-LST (YCU) 5/01, WET-LST (CEX) 3/03. 142Y OR FREIGHTER 15T.

1 737-4Q8 (CFM56-3) (2210-25168, /92 TF-ELY), WET-LST (STR) 5/04. RF (STR) 1/05. 170Y.

1 737-4S3 (CFM56-3C1) (1887-24796, /90 TF-ELV), EX-(GBA), (ILF) LSD 6/02, WET-LST (SBE) 1 MTH 3/03. WET-LST (RYR) TIL 1/04. 167Y.

1 737-4YO (CFM56-3) (1667-23980, /89 TF-ELZ), (TCI) LSD 4/04. WET-LST (AVZ) 5/04. WET-LST (JT2) 2/05. 170Y.

1 737-429 (CFM56-3) (2217-25729, /92 TF-ELP), EX-(SBL) 4/04. WET-LST (AVZ) 5/04. WET-LST (CIN) 12/05. 170Y.

0 737-46B (CFM56-3C1) (1679-24124, /89 TF-ELD), (TCI) LSD 3/03. WET-LST (RYR) TIL 3/04. RTND, LST (BLE) 3/05. 170Y.

1 737-46B (CFM56-3C1) (1844-24573, /90 TF-ELJ), EX-(SBL) 4/04.

0 757-2T7 (125-23770), (MON) WET-LSD 9/02, RTND.

1 A300B4-622RF (529), AER LUCHT LSG LSD.

2 A300B4-622R (PW4158) (657, /92 TF-ELU), AZIS WORLDWIDE LSD 12/02; (659, /92 TF-ELB), TREBY WORLDWIDE LSD 12/02. 659 WET-LST (DHL) 3/03 & 7/03. 657 WET-LST (TNB) 7/04. 659 WET5-LST (EPT) 8/04. FREIGHTER 47T.

2 A300C4-605R (CF6-80C2A5) (755, /95 TF-ELW; 758 /95 TF-ELG), EX-(CBD), (DEA) LSD, 755 WET-LST (AFA) 11/02. 758 WET-LST (AHK) 7/03. 755 RF (AFA) 3/04. FREIGHTER 47T.

1 A310-304F (CF6-80C2A2) (552, /90 TF-ELS), EX-(ECU), (TIA) LSD 11/01. WET-LST (TNB) 3/03. WET-LST (DHL) 7/03. WET-LST (COR) 11/04. WET-LST (EHD) CRYSTAL CARGO 5/05. FREIGHTER 39T.

0 A310-304F (CF6-80C2A2) (502, TF-ELE), (AWW) LSD 11/03. WET-LST (TNB) 7/04. RTND 10/04, INTREPID LST (THY).

1 A310-325 (624, TF-ELR), 12/04. WET-LST (AVZ) 6/05. WET-LST (STU) 12/05.

1 DORNIER DO 228-201 (TPE331-5-252D), EX-HIGHLAND AIR, (8070) LST AIR WALES 3/00. (8156, TF-ELA), ST LUFTTRANSPORT 2/01. 8046 ST LANDSFLUG 11/04. 19Y OR F.

2 ATR42-300QC (059, TF-ELK; 118), 118 LST CITYFLYER EXPRESS. 059 LST AIR GUYANE 12/02. 46Y.

1 FAIRCHILD DORNIER METRO III. 19Y.

1 PIPER PA-31-350 NAVAJO CHIEFTAIN.

Management:
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MAGNUS THORSTEINSSON, CHAIRMAN.

OMAR BENEDIKISSON, MANAGING DIRECTOR & CEO.

EINAR BJORNSSON, FLIGHT OPERATIONS DIRECTOR.

GUNNAR THORVALDSSON, DIRECTOR FLEET PLANNING & CONTRACTS.

SIGFUS SIGFUSSON, MARKETING DIRECTOR.

ELLERT EGGERTSSON, TECHNICAL MANAGER (REKMMHH) (ee@islandsflug.is) (2/99).

ARNI GUNNARSON, MAINTENANCE MANAGER.

OMAR BENEDIKTSSON, QUALITY MANAGER (10/01).

KRISTINN RUNOLFSSON, PRODUCTION MANAGER (kiddi@islandsflug.is).

LARA TOMASDOTTIR, PLANNING DEPARTMENT (lara@islandsflug.is).

 
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