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Airlines

Name: ROMAVIA
7JetSet7 Code: ROA
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: EUROPE
City: BUCHAREST
Country: ROMANIA
Employees 218
Web: romavia.ro
Email: office@romavia.ro
Telephone: +40 213169958
Fax: +40 213169957
Sita: BUHDCWQ
Background
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ROA-NEWSJUL04

FORMED AND STARTED OPERATIONS IN 1991. FORMED AS ROMAERO. REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL, SCHEDULED & CHARTER, PASSENGER & CARGO, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

ADDRESS:
1 DIMITRIE CANTEMIR BOULEVARD, BLOCK B2, SECTOR 4
PO BOX 76
BUCHAREST R-040231, ROMANIA

Romania was established in 1859, covers an area of 237,500 sq km, its population is 23.3 million, and its capital is Bucharest. The official language is Romanian.

MARCH 1993: ROMAVIA (ROA) PERFORMS VIP FLIGHTS.

PLANNED TO PRODUCE BAC 111'S KNOWN AS "ROMBACS," WITH FINANCING FROM KIWI AIRLINES (KIW).

GOVERNMENT OWNED.

KIWI AIRLINES (KIW) ORDERS 11/5 BAC-111-2500, "AIRSTAR 2500" (RR) (TAY 650-14), $20 MILLION EACH, INCLUDING HONEYWELL GLASS COCKPITS, 90 PAX, 32 - 34 INCHES PITCH, LEATHER SEATS.

APRIL 1997: 320 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 98 FLIGHT CREW (FC) & 106 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

APRIL 1998: 320 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 98 (FC) & 106 (MT)).

FEBRUARY 1999: GOVERNMENT SELLS 73% OF ROMAERO, FOR $21 MILLION, TO UK'S BRITTEN-NORMAN, WHO WILL SPEND $60 MILLION TO UPGRADE FACILITIES. PLANS TO CONTINUE PRODUCTION OF BN-2 ISLANDER, LIGHT, TWIN-ENGINE AIRPLANES & MILITARY DERIVATIVES. BRITTEN-NORMAN WAS FORMERLY OWNED BY PILATUS, SWITZERLAND, BUT NOW IS OWNED BY A USA INVESTMENT COMPANY, BIOFARM INC. ROMAERO HAS 1,250 EMPLOYEES AT 74-ACRE AT BANESA AIRPORT. IT DOES SUBASSEMBLY WORK FOR BOEING (TBC) AND BOMBARDIER.

APRIL 1999: 280 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 53 FLIGHT CREW (FC), 16 CABIN ATTENDANTS (CA), & 85 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

SITA: BUHDDVQ.

APRIL 2000: 280 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 53 (FC), 16 (CA), & 85 (MT)).

(romavia@fx.ro).

BAC 111-561RC LEASED TO AIR MEMPHIS (MEP).

JUNE 2000: ROMAERO RECEIVES (JAR)-145 APPROVAL.

AUGUST 2000: 4 BAC 111-500'S SOLD TO ALBARAKA AIR SERVICE (AAB).

APRIL 2001: 280 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 53 (FC), 16 (CA), & 85 (MT)).

MAIN BASE: BUCHAREST (OTOPENI).

SEPTEMBER 2001: 320 EMPLOYEES. SITA: BUHDDVQ.

August 2002: Has 2-year B-N contract, to assemble 24 BN-2B Islanders. It has built over 500.

October 2002: Romaero Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO): Contact:
(management@romaero.rdsnet.ro).

July 2004: 707-3K1C (20804) sold to First International Airlines (FIW).

December 2004: 320 employees.

April 2005: B Ae 146-200 (E2227, YR-BEA), ex-Meridiana (ALS),B Ae Systems leased.

January 2007: UK NATS won a contract from Romatsa, the Romanian air navigation service provider, to train air traffic controllers (ATC). Romania is predicting strong growth in air travel now that it is a member of the European Union (EU).

December 2008: Romavia (ROA) launched a twice-weekly, Bucharest Otopeni - Vienna service aboard a B Ae 146-200.

July 2011: B AE 146-200 (E2062, YR-BEC), FALKO (formerly Aircraft Asset Management) leased. This airplane will be used for state and government flights on behalf of the Romanian presidency and government transport requirements. SEE ATTACHED PHOTO - - "ROA-B AE 146 - 2011-10."

October 2011: Romavia (ROA) is the 2nd Romanian state-authorized airline, performing VIP flights as well as chartered & scheduled, passenger and cargo flights, essentially for the presidential and governmental transport requirements.

Employees = 218.

(IATA) Code: WQ - 534. (ICAO) Code: RMV - (Callsign - AEROMAVIA).

Parent organization/shareholders: State owned (Ministry of National Defence) (100%).

Main Base: Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).

Scheduled, International Destinations: Casablanca; & Malta.

January 2012: Romavia (ROA) has resumed passenger charter operations with a single B Ae 146-200 in August.

Fleet:
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Click below for photos:
ROA-B AE 146 - 2011-10
ROA-BAC111

April 2014:

1 707-3K1C (JT3D-3B, HUSHKITTED) (883-20804, /74 YR-ABB "CARPATI"), (TRM) LSD 1991-03, SUB-LST (ASU), ST (FIW) 2004-07. "ROMANIA REPUBLIC" TITLES. VIP. 188Y.

1 B AE 146-200 (ALF502R-5) (E2062, /94 YR-BEC SEE ATTACHED PHOTO - - "ROA-B AE 146 - 2011-10"), RF CARPATAIR 2008-09. FALKO LSD 2011-07. 84Y.

0 B AE 146-200 (ALF502R-5) (E2227, /94 YR-BEA), EX-(ALS), B AE SYSTEMS LSD 2005-04. RTND. 84Y.

0 BAC-111-500RG, 2 ST (AAB) 8/00, 1 LST (MEP) 2000-04.

0 BAC-111-561RC (SPEY 512-14DW) (405, /86 YR-BRE; 408, /88 YR-BRH; 409, /89 YR-BRI), 405 IS 40F VIP IN ROMANIA TITLES, OTHER 2 ARE 105Y.

0 ROMAERO 111-560, 2 ST (AAB) 2000-08.

1 AN-24B.

1 AN-26.

1 IL-18 (SCD) (AI-20M) (187009802, /67 YR-IMZ), FREIGHTER.

1 IL-18D (AI-20M) (187009904, /67 YR-IMM), 12C, 80Y COMBI.

1 MI-8PS (TV2-117A) (10735, /87 YR-MLB), 14Y.

Management:
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ION BUDIACI, DIRECTOR GENERAL.

IULIU-ADRIAN GOLEANU, MANAGING DIRECTOR.

CONSTANTIN SANDU, ASSISTANT MANAGING DIRECTOR.

GLIGOR STOIA, FLIGHT OPERATIONS DIRECTOR.

ALEXANDRU ENACHE, TECHNICAL DIRECTOR.

VASILICA SABAU, FINANCE DIRECTOR.

BEATRICE SZILAGYI, COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS HEAD.

 
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