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Airlines

Name: TAT EUROPEAN AIRLINES
7JetSet7 Code: TTR
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: EUROPE
City: TOURS
Country: FRANCE
Employees 2600
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Background
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FORMED IN 1968. BRITISH AIRWAYS (BAB) OWNED 49.9% (DECEMBER 1992). TAT FOUNDER MICHEL MARCHAIS HAS MAJORITY SHARES. REGIONAL, CHARTER, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

FRANCE (FRENCH REPUBLIC) WAS ESTABLISHED IN 843, IT COVERS AN AREA OF 551,700 SQ KM, ITS POPULATION IS 59 MILLION, ITS CAPITAL CITY IS PARIS, AND ITS OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IS FRENCH.

APRIL 1995: FISCAL YEAR (FY) 1995 = -$117 MILLION (NET LOSS).

JANUARY 1996: 1995 = 1.35 MILLION PASSENGERS (PAX) (.3 MILLION ON PARIS/LONDON).

FEBRUARY 1996: 2 737-300 (CFM56-3B1), EX-(TRANSBRASIL TBL).

APRIL 1996: FISCAL YEAR (FY) 1996 = -280 MILLION F (-583 MILLION F).

AUGUST 1996: BRITISH AIRWAYS (BAB) PURCHASES REMAINING 50.1% OF TAT EUROPEAN AIRLINES (TTR) FOR $32.1 MILLION.

MICHEL AND SON RODOLPHE MARCHAIS WILL LEAVE THE COMPANY. MARC ROCHET, CEO, EX-PRESIDENT AOM (MNR).

SEPTEMBER 1996: 5 737-200'S IN CARGO CONFIGURATION ARE FOR SALE. SINCE TAT SOLD ITS SHARES OF (FPO), THESE AIRPLANES HAVE HAD LOW UTILIZATION, & ONLY 1 OPERATED. 2 NEED A "D" MAINTENANCE CHECK & OTHER 3 HAVE UNDOCUMENTED STRUCTURAL REPAIRS.

OCT 1996: 2 F28-1000'S (SPEY 555-15), EX-DELTA AIR TRNSPORT (DAT).

NOVEMBER 1996: MARC ROCHET ANNOUNCES (TTR) EXPECTS TO LOSE -$32 MILLION IN 1996 AND -$300 MILLION OVER LAST 3 YEARS.

REGIONAL NETWORK IS PROFITABLE (ONLY 40% SALES) BUT WILL DROP ALL LOSING INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS.

5 737-200C'S (19847, 20138, 20218, 20282, 20389) PURCHASED BY ARDENNES LTD, TO BE OPERATED BY LAPA (LAZ), ARGENTINA.

APRIL 1997: AIR-LIB (ALB) & TAT EUROPEAN AIRLINES (TTR) PILOT'S (FC) STRIKE ENDS AFTER 17 DAYS.

1 F 100 (TAY 620-15), EX-DEUTSCHE BA (DBA).

AUGUST 1997: 1 737-200C (JT8D-9A) TO (ISF).

SEPTEMBER 1997: 1 F 100 (TAY 620-15), EX-DEUTSCHE BA (DBA).

NOVEMBER 1997: TAT (TTR) & AIR LIBERTE (ALB) AIRLINES NOW FLYING
UNDER ONE NAME = AIR LIBERTE.

NOW 46 AIRPLANES & 2,600 EMPLOYEES. 27 DOMESTIC & 3 INTERNATIONAL ROUTES. AIR LIBERTE (ALB).

APRIL 1998: 1,439 EMPLOYEES.

JUNE 1998: F28-1000 (11344) TO AIR LIBERTE (ALB).

MARCH 1999: 2 F 100'S, EX-KOREAN AIR (KAL).

AUGUST 2000: EUROPEAN COMMISSION (EC) OK'S ACQUISITION BY AOM FRENCH AIRLINES (MNR) OF PARTICIPATIONS AERONAUTIQUES, PARENT COMPANY OF TAT EUROPEAN AIRLINES (TTR) & AIR LIBERTE (ALB).

Fleet:
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August 2000:

5 737-200 (JT8D) (5 IN STORAGE, ALL FOR SALE), 1 TO (ISF).

2 737-300 (CFM56-3).

3 F28-1000 (SPEY 555-15) (11344 TO (ALB).

4 F28-2000.

1 F 50.

8 F 100, 2 EX-(KAL) 1999-04.

5 ATR42-300.

2 ATR72-200.

Management:
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MICHEL MARCHAIS, CHAIRMAN (FOUNDER) (RESIGNED 1996-08).

MARC ROCHET, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO), EX-PRESIDENT (AOM) (1996-08).

RODOLPHO MARCHAIS, DIRECTOR GENERAL (RESIGNED 1996-08).

FRANCIS BEAUJARD, TECHNICAL DIRECTOR - GENERAL.

CHRISTOPHE BERNARDINI, TECHNICAL DIRECTOR - (TTR).

DANIEL LEBRETON, ENGINEERING MANAGER.

CLAUDE AMET, MAINTENANCE MANAGER.

 
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