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Name: PALESTINIAN AIRLINES
7JetSet7 Code: PAY
Status: Operational
Region: MIDDLE EAST
City: GAZA
Country: PALESTINE
Employees 365
Web: palairlines.com
Email: chairman@palairlines.com
Telephone: +970 (8) 282 9526
Fax: +970 (8) 282 13 09
Sita: GZATOPF
Background
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STARTED OPERATIONS IN 1997. SCHEDULED, PASSENGER & CARGO, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

ADDRESS:
PO BOX 4043
JAMAL ABDEL NASSER STREET
GAZA CITY, PALESTINE

MAY 1998: THE PALESTINIAN GOVERNMENT OWNS 100%.

FROM EL ARISH TO AMMAN, JORDAN. CHARTER JET AIRPLANE SERVICES TO JEDDAH. ORIGINALLY OPERATED FROM PORT SAID, IN NORTHERN EGYPT.

1 727-230 (21621), EX-ISTANBUL AIRLINES (IST), GAMIT, UK ARRANGED, NAMED "JERUSALEM," DONATED BY A SAUDI ARABIAN PRINCE WALID BIN TALAL, MAINTAINED BY ROYAL JORDANIAN (RJA).

OCTOBER 1998: 727-230 (21621), EX-LUFTHANSA (DLH) & ISTANBUL AIRLINES (IST), DELIVERY

APRIL 1999: 100 EMPLOYEES. (capf@rannet.com). SITA: AMMTOPF.

SERVICES TO DUBAI AND ABU DHABI.

JUNE 1999: TO EXPAND ITS REGIONAL NETWORK WITH 2 ORDERS BOMBARDIER CRJ-200, 50 PAX.

SEPTEMBER 1999: +2 ORDERS BOMBARDIER DASH 8-Q315'S AND 2 BOMBARDIER CRJ200'S.

NOVEMBER 1999: 3 ORDERS 737-700'S.

APRIL 2000: TO LARNACA. TO BE EXTENDED TO ISTANBUL AND ROME LATER IN 2000.

376 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 37 FLIGHT CREW (FC), 31 CABIN ATTENDANTS (CA), & 150 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

(http://www.palestinaianair.com).

1 BOMBARDIER DASH 8-Q315 DELIVERY.

MAY 2000: IN JUNE 2000, TO ISTANBUL (2/WEEK). EUROPEAN UNION (EU) CONTRIBUTES 25 MILLION EUROS TO HELP FINANCE AN AIR CARGO TERMINAL FOR COMPLETION IN EARLY 2001. CODE SHARE WITH ALITALIA (ALI) TO ROME.

JUNE 2000: PLANS TO FLY TO ATHENS (CRJ200, 2/WEEK) BY THE END OF 2000.

AUGUST 2000: NOW OPERATES TO EGYPT, SAUDI, JORDAN, DUBAI, TURKEY, AND ROME.

SEPTEMBER 2000: 2ND BOMBARDIER DASH 8-Q315 DELIVERY (SU-YAN).

APRIL 2001: 376 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 37 FLIGHT CREW (FC), 31 CABIN ATTENDANTS (CA), & 150 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

MAY 2001: PLANS SERVICE EL ARISH (EGYPT) - AMMAN. PALESTINIANS ARRIVING AT EL-ARISH FROM AMMAN WILL BE TAKEN BY BUS, THE SHORT DISTANCE TO RAFAH, BEFORE CROSSING INTO THE SOUTHERN END OF THE GAZA STRIP ON FOOT.

DECEMBER 2001: SITA: GZATOPF.

(f.zaidan@palnet.com).

APRIL 2002: 450 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 17 FLIGHT CREW (FC); 27 CABIN ATTENDANTS (CA); & 73 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

(http://www.palairlines.com).

MAIN BASE: GAZA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (GZA).

OWNERS: PALESTINIAN GOVERNMENT (100%).

July 2002: 2001 = -$3.68 million (-$1.18 million).

September 2002: Canceled 2 orders Bombardier CRJ-200's.

August 2003: Resumed operations from Al-Areesh (in the Egyptian Sinai Desert) with services to Amman and Cairo. Within 3 months, service is expected to be added to Istanbul and Larnaca. Palestinian Airlines (PAY) will use Al-Areesh until the international airport at Gaza is reopened.

August 2004: 727-256 (JT8D) (20600, 9L-LEN), Teebah Airlines (TEE) wet-leased.

November 2004: 365 employees.

(chairman@palairlines.com).

F 50 (20143, SU-YAI), removed from storage.

August 2010: Palestinian Airlines (PAY) provides scheduled international jet airplane services from Gaza to destinations in the Middle East and North Africa. Also provides pilgrim charter services to Jeddah.

Parent organization/shareholders: Palestinian government (100%).

Alliances: Alitalia (ALI).

365 employees (including 21 Flight Crew (FC); 21 Cabin Attendants(CA); & 54 Maintenance Technicians (MT)).

(IATA) Code: PF - 400. (ICAO) Code: PNW (Callsign - PALESTINIAN).

Main Base: Gaza Yasser Arafat International Airport (GZA).

Fleet:
(definitions)

Click below for photos:
PAY-727-230

August 2017:

1 727-230 ADV (JT8D-15) (1425-21621, /78 SU-YAK "JERUSALEM"), EX-(IST) & (DLH), (RJA) MAINT, FOR SALE. 12F, 148Y.

0 727-256 (JT8D) (912-20600, 9L-LEN), (TEE) WET-LSD 2004-08. RTND.

3 ORDERS 737-700:

2 F 50 (PW125B) (20123, /88 SU-YAH; 20143, /89 SU-YAI), 48Y.

2 ORDERS BOMBARDIER CRJ-200 (CF34-3B1) (7455), 50Y:

0 BOMBARDIER DASH 8-Q315 (PW123E) (546, /00 SU-YAM, "HEBRON;" 549, /00 SU-YAN), AVMAX GRP LSD 2000. RTND. 50Y.

Management:
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FAYEZ ZAIDAN, CHAIRMAN (chairman@palairlines.com).

MANSOUR IBRAHIM, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO) & DIRECTOR GENERAL.

SALMAN ABU HALIB, DIRECTOR GENERAL (PCAA).

YOUSSEF SHAATH, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.

AREF KHALIL HAMDAN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FLIGHT OPERATIONS.

CAPTAIN SALEEM ANWAR, CHIEF PILOT TECHNICAL.

CAPTAIN BURHAN ABDEL HAMMEED, CHIEF PILOT 727.

FUAD ABOU GAZALEH, DIRECTOR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING, (T: 972-7 213 4198) (FAX: 972-7 213 4198).

YASSER IRQAYEQ, DIRECTOR SALES & RESERVATIONS.

OSAMA AL BAKRI, FINANCE DIRECTOR.

ALAA EL-KOUDWA, MANAGER ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE (2001-03).

HASAN GHAZAL, MANAGER QUALITY ASSURANCE (QA).

 
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