|List of major airlines and flag air carriers operating from European countries.|
Listed are international and domestic operating airlines, commercial airlines with passenger and cargo services, scheduled air carrier and low cost airlines, as well as their main hub airports (IATA airport code in parenthesis).
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National and Domestic Airlines of Europe.
IATA Designator: OS, ICAO Designator: AUA, Callsign: AUSTRIAN
The Austrian flag carrier operates scheduled services to over 130 destinations predominantly in Europe, and some routes to USA and Asia. The subsidiary of Deutsche Lufthansa has its main base at Vienna International Airport (VIE) near Vienna (Wien).
IATA Designator: NG, ICAO Designator: LDA, Callsign: LAUDAAIR
Lauda Air operates scheduled leisure flights and charters to holiday destinations in Europe, North Africa, the Caribbean and South-East Asia. Its hub is Vienna International Airport (VIE) near Vienna.
IATA Designator: HG, ICAO Designator: NLY, Callsign: FLYNIKI
flyNiki is a scheduled semi-low cost airline, it operates charter services to leisure destinations in Europe and Egypt. Niki has its hub at Vienna International Airport (VIE), Vienna.
Tyrolean Airways is a regional airline which operates services in Austria and more than 70 destinations in Europe. Its main base is Innsbruck Airport (INN), with a hub at Vienna International Airport (VIE).
IATA Designator: B2, ICAO Designator: BRU, Callsign: BELAVIA
The state-owned Belavia Belarusian Airlines is the national airline and flag carrier of Belarus. Belavia operates a network of routes between European cities and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), as well as some destinations in the Middle East. Its main base is at Minsk International Airport (MSQ) located about 42 km (26 mi) east of Minsk, the country’s capital city.
IATA Designator: SN, ICAO Designator: BEL, Callsign: BEELINE
Brussels Airlines is the result of the alliance between SN Brussels Airlines and Virgin Express, a formerly Brussels-based low fare airline. Today Brussels Airlines is a subsidiary of Lufthansa. It is the largest airline based in Belgium, it operates flights to more than 40 European destinations as well as flights to 16 destinations on the African continent, its hub is at Brussels National Airport (BRU) near Belgium’s capital Brussels. On the company’s website you will find corporate profile, timetables, etc.
IATA Designator: FB, ICAO Designator: LZB, Callsign: FLYBULGARIA
The national airline carrier of Bulgaria, it is based in Sofia the country’s capital.
Balkan Airlines (defunct)
IATA Designator: LZ, ICAO Designator: LAZ, Callsign: BALKAN
Balkan Airlines was Bulgaria’s government-owned national carrier between 1946 and 2002 and, at its height, one of Europe’s largest air carriers.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
IATA Designator: JA, ICAO Designator: BON, Callsign: AIR BOSNA
B&H Airlines is the flag carrier of Bosnia and Herzegovina, it operates scheduled passenger and charter services as well as small cargo services, its home base is at Sarajevo International Airport (SJJ), the primary international airport in the country, located close to Sarajevo.
IATA Designator: OU, ICAO Designator: CTN, Callsign: CROATIA
Croatian Airline based in Stranice, is the national flag carrier of the Republic of Croatia, it serves the Balkan region and destinations in Europe. Its hub is at Zagreb Airport (ZAG), the main international airport of Croatia near Zagrebthe country’s capital city.
IATA Designator: CY, ICAO Designator: CYP, Callsign: CYPRUS
Cyprus Airways is the national airline of Cyprus, it operates scheduled services to 21 destinations in Europe and the Middle East. Its main hub is Larnaca International Airport (LCA) and a second hub at Paphos International Airport (PFO). See map of Cyprus for the location of the airports.
IATA Designator: OK, ICAO Designator: CSA, Callsign: CSA-LINES
Czech Airlines is the national carrier of the Czech Republic.
The airline operates scheduled services to 69 destinations in 41 countries in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Asia. Its main hub is Prague Ruzyně Airport (PRG), the biggest airport in the Czech Republic, near Prague.
Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS)
IATA Designator: SK, ICAO Designator: SAS, Callsign: SCANDINAVIAN
SAS is the largest airline in Scandinavia and is the flag carrier of Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The airline operates flights to 176 destinations in more than 30 countries. Its main European and intercontinental hub is Copenhagen Airport (CPH) near Copenhagen, the company operates also hubs at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (ARN) and Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (OSL). The website of SAS provides online booking and airline ticket reservation service, information about the airline and its fares and timetables.
IATA Designator: OV, ICAO Designator: ELL, Callsign: ESTONIAN
The Estonian national airline, operates flights to destinations in north- and central Europe and western Russia, its hub is at Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport (TLL) located close to the national capital Tallinn.
IATA Designator: RC, ICAO Designator: FLI, Callsign: FAROELINE
The national airline of the Faroe Islands with its hub at Vagar Airport (FAE) close to Sørvágur, the regional airline; serves Copenhagen, Billund, Reykjavík, Aberdeen, London, and Oslo. See the location of Vagar Airport on Faroe Island.
IATA Designator: AY, ICAO Designator: FIN, Callsign: FINNAIR
Finnair is Finland’s flag carrier and largest airline of the country. The airline connects Finland with 10 destinations in Asia and over 50 cities in Europe. On its website the company provides information about intercontinental flights and service. Main Hub of Finair is at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL), it is Finland’s main international airport located in the Helsinki metropolitan area.
IATA Designator: AF, ICAO Designator: AFR, Callsign: AIRFRANS
AirFrance is the French flag carrier, The airline operates worldwide scheduled passenger and cargo services to 150 destinations in 90 countries as well as more than 30 destinations in France. On its website the company provides the usual airline information about intercontinental flights and other services. Main hub of Air France is Paris-Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) located 25 km (16 mi) north-east of Paris. The airline has also a strong presence at Paris-Orly Airport (ORY) and Lyon-Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS).
IATA Designator: AB, ICAO Designator: BER, Callsign: AIR BERLIN
Air Berlin operates an extensive semi-low-cost network to holiday destinations in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands and North Africa as well as intercontinental destinations in Southeast Asia, the Caribbean and the United States. It is Germany’s second largest airline, after Lufthansa, and Europe’s sixth largest airline in terms of passengers carried. The airline’s main hub is at Berlin-Tegel Airport (TXL) in Berlin, and the company operates secondary hubs at Düsseldorf International Airport (DUS), Düsseldorf and Munich Franz Josef Strauss Airport (MUC), Munich.
IATA Designator: DE, ICAO Designator: CFG, Callsign: CONDOR
Condor is operating, as part of Thomas Cook Group, scheduled leisure flights to 77 destinations in the Mediterranean, Asia, Africa, North America and the Caribbean. Its main base is Frankfurt Airport (FRA) near Frankfurt am Main.
IATA Designator: EW, ICAO Designator: EWG, Callsign: EUROWINGS
Eurowings as part of Lufthansa Regional it operates scheduled domestic and flights within Europe on behalf of Lufthansa. Its hub is at Düsseldorf International Airport (DUS), Düsseldorf.
IATA Designator: 4U, ICAO Designator: GWI, Callsign: GERMANWINGS
Cologne-Bonn based low fare airline a subsidiary of Eurowings, offers flights all over Europe.
IATA Designator: X3, ICAO Designator: HLX, Callsign: EXCELLENCE
Low cost airline offers flights to destinations in France, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom; owned by TUI
One of the world’s largest travel and tourism business.
IATA Designator: LT, ICAO Designator: LTU, Callsign: LTU
Travel charter airline, and a fully owned subsidiary of Air Berlin.
IATA Designator: LH, ICAO Designator: DLH, Callsign: LUFTHANSA
Lufthansa is the flag carrier of Germany and the largest airline in Europe in terms of passengers carried and the world’s fifth-largest airline in terms of overall passengers carried. Lufthansa operates services to 18 German cities and to more than 180 international destinations world-wide. The airline’s main hub is at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) near Frankfurt am Main. LH operates a second hub at Munich Franz Josef Strauss Airport (MUC) close to Munich(München).
IATA Designator: CL, ICAO Designator: CLH, Callsign: HANSALINE
Lufthansa CityLine is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lufthansa and member of the Lufthansa Regional network. It is the largest regional airline in Europe, its main base is Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN). CityLine operates additional hubs at Hamburg Airport (HAM), Hamburg, Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Düsseldorf International Airport (DUS) and Munich Airport (MUC).
IATA Designator: X3, ICAO Designator: TUI, Callsign: TUIJET
TUIfly operates charter and scheduled low-cost flights predominantly to classic holiday regions around the Mediterranean, the Canary and Cape Verde Islands, Madeira and Egypt, as well as to cities in Europe, Africa, USA, and Asia.
Blue Wings (ceased operations on 13 January 2010)
IATA Designator: QW, ICAO Designator: BWG, Callsign: BLUEWINGS
Blue Wings was a charter airline based in Germany primarily operated international scheduled destinations in Turkey, Portugal, Spain, Lebanon, North Africa and Russia.
IATA Designator: A3, ICAO Designator: AEE, Callsign: AEGEAN
Aegean Airlines is the largest Greek airline by total number of passengers carried. The airline operates mainly domestic scheduled and charter services from Athens and Thessaloniki. Aegean has its main hub at Athens International Airport (ATH) and operates secondary hubs at Thessaloniki International Airport, “Macedonia” (SKG) and Heraklion International Airport (HER).
IATA Designator: OA, ICAO Designator: OAL, Callsign: OLYMPIC
Olympic Air was formed in 2009 by the privatization of the former national carrier Olympic Airlines after Olympic Airlines ceased all operations. Olympic Air operates mainly domestic flights including Cyprus, as well as to a number of European destinations. Its main hub is Athens International Airport “Elefthérios Venizélos” (ATH), about 20 km (12 mi) to the east of Athens city center.
IATA Designator: GL, ICAO Designator: GRL, Callsign: GREENLAND
The national airline of Greenland, changed its name from “Grønlandsfly” to Air Greenland. The airline is the flag-carrier airline of Greenland, it is jointly owned by the government of Greenland, the SAS Group, and the Danish government. Air Greenland operates a domestic airport network which includes all 13 civilian airports in Greenland with a fleet of 38 aircraft, including one airliner used for transatlantic and charter flights.
IATA Designator: MA, ICAO Designator: MAH, Callsign: MALEV
Malév Hungarian Airlines is the flag carrier airline of Hungary. It has its main base at Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD) near the Hungarian capital city of Budapest.
IATA Designator: W6, ICAO Designator: WZZ, Callsign: WIZZAIR
Wizz Air is a Hungarian low-cost airline. The airline operates flights to many destinations throughout Europe using mainly secondary airports. Main base is at Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD).
IATA Designator: FI, ICAO Designator: ICE, Callsign: ICEAIR
Iceland’s national airline is serving Europe and North America via their hub at Keflavík International Airport (KEF), the largest airport in Iceland and the country’s main hub for international transportation. The airport is situated about 50 km (31 mi) from Iceland’s capital Reykjavík.
IATA Designator: 5W, ICAO Designator: AEU, Callsign: FLYSTAR
Iceland’s low fare airline operates services to 17 destinations in Europe and North America. Its main base is Keflavík International Airport (KEF).
IATA Designator: EI, ICAO Designator: EIN, Callsign: SHAMROCK
Ireland’s national carrier operates flights to destinations in Europe, North America and northern Africa. Its main base is at Dublin Airport (DUB) the busiest airport on the island located north of Dublin City. Aer Lingus operates a secondary hub at Belfast International Airport (BFS) near Belfast.
IATA Designator: FR, ICAO Designator: RYR, Callsign: RYANAIR
The Ireland based budget carrier is Europe’s largest low-cost airline. The carrier’s primary operational bases are at Dublin Airport (DUB) and London Stansted Airport (STN).
IATA Designator: AP, ICAO Designator: ADH, Callsign: HERON
Air One is now part of Compagnia Aerea Italiana (CAI), the low-cost airline operates domestic scheduled and some international flights from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) which is located about 40 km (25 mi) northwest of Milan.
IATA Designator: AZ, ICAO Designator: AZA, Callsign: ALITALIA
Alitalia — Compagnia Aerea Italiana S.p.A. is Italy’s flag airline and is the country’s biggest airline. Its main hub is Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport (FCO), Rome.
Volare Airlines (defunct in January 2009)
IATA Designator: VA, ICAO Designator: VLE, Callsign: REVOLA
Volare Airlines was an Italian low-cost airline, it flews from secondary Italian and European airports.
IATA Designator: BT, ICAO Designator: BTI, Callsign: AIRBALTIC
airBaltic is the Latvian flag carrier airline. The low-cost carrier’s main hub is at Riga International Airport (RIX) near Riga, the county’s capital, it operates secondary hubs at Vilnius International Airport (VNO), Vilnius, Lithuania and Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport (TLL), Tallinn, the capital of Estonia.
Small Planet Airlines
IATA Designator: -, ICAO Designator: LLC, ELC, LLP, Callsign: –
Small Planet Airlines is a leisure airline with its hub at Vilnius International Airport (VNO) near Vilnius.
Lietuvos avialinijos (defunct)
IATA Designator: TE, ICAO Designator: LIL, Callsign: LITHUANIAN
Lithuanian Airlines later named FlyLal was the national carrier of the Republic of Lithuania, it suspended operations on 17 January 2009.
IATA Designator: LG, ICAO Designator: LGL, Callsign: LUXAIR
Luxair is Luxembourg’s flag carrier airline. It operates scheduled services to 50 destinations in Europe, North Africa, the Mediterranean and Middle East, as well as charter and seasonal services. The airline’s main base is Luxembourg – Findel Airport (LUX), the Duchy’s only international airport is located close to Luxembourg City.
Air Malta P.L.C.
IATA Designator: KM, ICAO Designator: AMC, Callsign: AIRMALTA
Air Malta is the national airline of Malta. It operates services to more than 36 destinations in Europe and North Africa. Its main hub is at Malta International Airport (MLA), the only airport in Malta located 5 km (3.1 mi) of Valletta, the Maltese capital.
IATA Designator: 9U, ICAO Designator: MLD, Callsign: AIR MOLDOVA
Air Moldova is the national airline of Moldova. It operates scheduled services to 17 destinations in Europe. Its main base is Chişinău International Airport (KIV), located 13 km (8 mi) southeast of Moldova’s capital city Chişinău.
IATA Designator: YM, ICAO Designator: MGX, Callsign: MONTENEGRO
Montenegro Airlines is the national flag carrier airline of Montenegro. It operates scheduled flights and seasonal charter services throughout Europe. The airline’s main hub is at Podgorica Airport located 11 km (7 mi) south of Podgorica, Montenegro’s capital.
IATA Designator: OR, ICAO Designator: TFL, Callsign: ARKEFLY
Arkefly is a Dutch low-cost airline, the charter carrier of the Dutch arm of TUI. It operates scheduled and chartered flights mainly for the Dutch tour operator Arke. Arkefly offers flights to more than 30 destinations in Europe, the Mediterranean and the Canary Islands, North Africa, Mexico, Brazil, and to several destinations in the Caribbean (Aruba, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, and the Netherlands Antilles). Its main hub is Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS).
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
IATA Designator: KL, ICAO Designator: KLM, Callsign: KLM
KLM is the national airline of the Netherlands and is the oldest airline in the world still operating under its original name. It operates scheduled passenger and cargo services to more than 90 destinations worldwide. In May 2004 Air France merged with KLM creating Air France-KLM, a European airline holding company incorporated under French law. Both Air France and KLM continue to fly under their distinct brand names. KLM’s main hub is at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) located 9 km (5.6 mi) southwest of Amsterdam.
IATA Designator: MP, ICAO Designator: MPH, Callsign: MARTINAIR
Martinair Holland, is an internationally operating airline. with scheduled passenger and cargo services to over 50 destinations worldwide. Its main base is Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS).
Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS)
IATA Designator: SK, ICAO Designator: SAS, Callsign: SCANDINAVIAN
SAS is the largest airline in Scandinavia and is the flag carrier of Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The airline operates flights to 176 destinations in more than 30 countries. Its main European and intercontinental hub is Copenhagen Airport (CPH) near Copenhagen, the company operates also hubs at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (ARN) and Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (OSL). SAS website provides online booking and airline ticket reservation service, information about the airline’s fares and timetables.
IATA Designator: WF, ICAO Designator: WIF, Callsign: WIDEROE
Widerøe is the largest regional airline in the Nordic countries, it is a Member of the SAS Group and operates 35 domestic and 7 international destinations.
LOT – Polish Airlines
IATA Designator: LO, ICAO Designator: LOT, Callsign: LOT
The Polish national airline operates a complex network to 60 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, North America, and Asia. Its main base is Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW), Poland’s primary airport located about 10 km (6 mi) south-southwest of Warsaw, Poland’s capital. LOT’s website offers destinations, flight and cargo information, as well as online booking, available in Polish, English and French.
IATA Designator: K2, ICAO Designator: ELO, Callsign: EUROLOT
The subsidiary of LOT Polish Airlines operates as a short-haul operator for its parent company. Its main base is Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport (WAW).
Air Polonia (defunct)
IATA Designator: -, ICAO Designator: APN, Callsign: AIRPOLONIA
Air Polonia was Poland’s low-cost passenger flights carrier. On 5 December 2004 the airline ceased operations due to financial difficulties.
TAP Air Portugal
IATA Designator: TP, ICAO Designator: TAP, Callsign: AIR PORTUGAL
Transportes Aéreos Portugueses – TAP is the National Airline of Portugal, it operates a worldwide route network that comprises 78 destinations in 34 countries. TAP’s main hub is at Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS), the primary international airport in Portugal and a major European hub. The airport is located 7 km (4.3 mi) north of Lisbon, Portugal’s capital city.
Portugália Airlines – PGA
IATA Designator: NI, ICAO Designator: PGA, Callsign: PORTUGALIA
The subsidiary of TAP Portugal is a regional airline, it operates scheduled international and domestic services from Lisbon and Porto (Oporto), as well as charter services within Europe. Its main base is Portela Airport (LIS), Lisbon.
SATA Air Açores
IATA Designator: SP, ICAO Designator: SAT, Callsign: SATA
SATA – Air Acores serves destinations on the Azores islands, its main base is at João Paulo II Airport (PDL), close to the city of Ponta Delgada on the island of São Miguel.
IATA Designator: S4, ICAO Designator: RZO, Callsign: AZORES
SATA International is a subsidiary of SATA Air Açores licensed to operate outside the Azores, it operates scheduled flights to destinations such as Lisbon, Porto, Funchal, Frankfurt, London, Manchester, Paris, Dublin, Amsterdam, Zurich, Copenhagen, Boston and Toronto. The airline is based in Ponta Delgada, in the Azores.
IATA Designator: 0B, ICAO Designator: JOR, Callsign: BLUE TRANSPORT
The Romanian low-cost airline has its hub at Aurel Vlaicu International Airport – Bucharest City Airport (BBU).
IATA Designator: RO, ICAO Designator: ROT, Callsign: TAROM
Romanian Air Transport “TAROM” is the flag carrier of Romania, it serves destinations in the Middle East and South Europe, its hub is at Henri Coandă International Airport (OTP) Romania’s busiest international airport near the Romanian capital city Bucharest.
IATA Designator: SU, ICAO Designator: AFL, Callsign: AEROFLOT
The Russian flag carrier and largest airline in Russia has its hub for passenger operations at Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO), one of Moscow‘s three airports.
Pulkovo Aviation Enterprise
IATA Designator: FV, ICAO Designator: PLK, Callsign: PULKOVO
PAE was one of the biggest enterprises in aviation industry of Russia. The state owned company was the third largest airline in the country. In October 2006 it completed a merger with government owned State Transport Company Rossiya to form a new company under the Rossiya (transl. Russia) brand name.
IATA Designator: FV, ICAO Designator: SDM, Callsign: RUSSIA
The airline is Russia’s second flag carrier, it operates scheduled and charter passenger flights from its main base at Pulkovo Airport (LED), Saint Petersburg. Rossiya operates flights to 70 destinations in the Russian Federation, 22 destinations in 9 countries of CIS, and 36 destinations in 20 countries of Europe and Asia.
Siberia Airlines – S7 Airlines
IATA Designator: S7, ICAO Designator: SBI, Callsign: SIBERIAN AIRLINES
S7 operates a large domestic route network and international scheduled passenger flights. Its main hubs are at Moscow’s Domodedovo International Airport (DME), and Tolmachevo Airport (OVB), Novosibirsk.
IATA Designator: UN, ICAO Designator: TSO, Callsign: TRANSOVIET
Transaero Airlines serves domestic destinations and operates flights to Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and North America. Transaero’s main base is Domodedovo International Airport (DME), Moscow and Pulkovo Airport (LED), Saint Petersburg.
IATA Designator: P2, ICAO Designator: TMN, Callsign: TJUMAVI
Utair Aviation is one of the five largest air carriers of Russia and the largest Russian helicopter airline. It operates scheduled domestic and some international passenger services, scheduled helicopter services. UTair operates the largest aircraft fleet in Russia, its main base is at Roschino International Airport (TJM), Tyumen.
IATA Designator: NN, ICAO Designator: MOV, Callsign: MOVAIR
VIM Airlines operates domestic and some international scheduled passenger services. The airline has its main base at Moscow’s Domodedovo International Airport (DME).
IATA Designator: JU, ICAO Designator: JAT, Callsign: JAT
The 75-year tradition ranks JAT among Europe’s 16 oldest serving airliners. It operates scheduled international services to 35 destinations in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Its main base is at Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport (BEG), Serbia’s busiest airport located near Belgrade, Serbia’s capital city.
IATA Designator: V5, ICAO Designator: VPA, Callsign: VIPTAXI
Danube Wings is a regional airline, it operates regional scheduled domestic and international flights within Europe. Its hub airport is M. R. Štefánik Airport (BTS), near Bratislava capital city of Slovakia.
IATA Designator: NE, ICAO Designator: ESK, Callsign: RELAX
Bratislava based Central European low-cost airline. It ceased operations in 2010.
Air Slovakia (defunct)
IATA Designator: GM, ICAO Designator: SVK, Callsign: SLOVAKIA
The airline was based in Bratislava. It ceased operations in 2010.
IATA Designator: JP, ICAO Designator: ADR, Callsign: ADRIA
Adria Airways is Slovenia’s flag carrier airline, it operates scheduled passenger and charter services to 28 destinations in Europe and the Middle East, its main hub airport is Jože Pučnik Airport (LJU), located 19 km (12 mi) north of Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana.
IATA Designator: UX, ICAO Designator: AEA, Callsign: EUROPA
Air Europa is after Iberia and Vueling, the third largest airline in Spain. It operates domestic scheduled services and international scheduled services to destinations in Europe, the Mediterranean, Africa (Senegal), North and South America and the Caribbean. Its main base is Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI), Palma.
IATA Designator: IB, ICAO Designator: IBE, Callsign: IBERIA
Iberia is the flag carrier airline of Spain. It operates an international network of passenger and cargo services from its main bases of Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD), Spain’s largest and busiest airport located near Madrid, and El Prat Airport (BCN), Barcelona.
IATA Designator: TY, ICAO Designator: IWD, Callsign: IBERWORLD
Iberworld is a holiday charter airline, it operates charter flights and scheduled domestic and international services to destinations in Europe, Africa, and the Caribbean. Its main hub is Son Sant Joan Airport (PMI), also known as Palma de Mallorca Airport, Spain’s third largest airport located 8 km (5.0 mi) east of Palma.
IATA Designator: JK, ICAO Designator: JKK, Callsign: SPANAIR
The Spanish airline Spanair operates a scheduled passenger flights network within Spain and Europe, its main hub is El Prat Airport (BCN) in Barcelona, the second largest city in Spain.
IATA Designator: VY, ICAO Designator: VLG, Callsign: VUELING
Vueling is Spain’s second largest carrier. The low-fares airline operates flights to destinations in Europe and the western Mediterranean. Its main hub is at El Prat Airport (BCN), Barcelona.
IATA Designator: JZ, ICAO Designator: SKX, Callsign: SKYEXPRESS
Skyways Express (formerly known as Avia) is a Swedish regional carrier, it operates regional and domestic scheduled services, its main hub is at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (ARN), Sweden’s largest airport about 40 km (25 mi) north of Stockholm.
Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS)
IATA Designator: SK, ICAO Designator: SAS, Callsign: SCANDINAVIAN
SAS is the largest airline in Scandinavia and is the flag carrier of Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The airline operates flights to 176 destinations in more than 30 countries. Its main European and intercontinental hub is Copenhagen Airport (CPH) near Copenhagen, the company operates also hubs at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (ARN) and Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (OSL).
IATA Designator: 8R, ICAO Designator: EDW, Callsign: EDELWEISS
Edelweiss Air serves various destinations in the Mediterranean, in the Caribbean, Kenya and the Maldives, Mauritius, India, Japan and Thailand. Its main base is at Zurich Airport (ZRH) and it operates a secondary base at Cointrin Airport (GVA), Geneva, the second largest city in Switzerland.
Swiss International Air Lines
IATA Designator: LX, ICAO Designator: SWR, Callsign: SWISS
The Swiss Flag Carrier operates scheduled services within Europe, to North America, South America, Africa and Asia. Its main hub is Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland’s largest international flight gateway located near the city of Zürich. The company’s website provides information about the airline, intercontinental flights schedules, time tables, special offers and frequent flyer program.
IATA Designator: KK, ICAO Designator: KKK, Callsign: ATLASJET
Atlasjet operates domestic and international scheduled passenger services and regular charter flights to Europe, Kazakhstan and the United Arab Emirates, its main hub is at Atatürk International Airport (IST), Istanbul.
IATA Designator: TK, ICAO Designator: THY, Callsign: TURKISH
Turkish Airlines is the national carrier of Turkey. From its hub at Atatürk International Airport (IST), Istanbul the company operates scheduled flights to 38 domestic and 125 international destinations.
IATA Designator: PC, ICAO Designator: PGT, Callsign: SUNTURK
Pegasus Airlines is a low-cost carrier with a fleet of 32 aircraft. The airline is operating flights to 18 domestic and 25 international destinations, its main hub is at Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) near Istanbul.
IATA Designator: XQ, ICAO Designator: SXS, Callsign: SUNEXPRESS
From its hub at Antalya Airport (AYT) near Antalya, SunExpress operates scheduled and charter flights to destinations in Central Europe.
IATA Designator: VV, ICAO Designator: AEW, Callsign: AEROSVIT
Aerosvit-Ukrainian Airlines operates scheduled domestic and international passenger and charter services to 20 destinations in Europe, China, India, Thailand, Canada and the USA. Its main base is Boryspil Airport (KBP) near Kiev, Ukraine’s capital.
Ukraine International Airlines
IATA Designator: PS, ICAO Designator: AUI, Callsign: UKRAINEINTERNATIONAL
UIA is Ukraine’s largest airline and its flag carrier, it operates scheduled domestic and international passenger and cargo services within Europe. Its main base is Boryspil International Airport (KBP) near the city of Boryspil, and 30 km (18 mi) east of Kiev.
IATA Designator: BD, ICAO Designator: BMA, Callsign: MIDLAND
British Midland Airways Ltd. is UK’s second largest airline and a fully owned subsidiary of Lufthansa. BMI serves over 30 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Central Asia. bmi’s main hub airport is at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) near London.
IATA Designator: WW, ICAO Designator: BMI, Callsign: BABY
bmibaby is a low-cost airline and a subsidiary of BMI. It operates flights to 31 destinations in Europe. Its operating bases are at the airports of Birmingham (BHX), Cardiff (CWL), East Midlands (EMA) and Manchester (MAN).
IATA Designator: BA, ICAO Designator: BAW, Callsign: SPEEDBIRD
British Airways is the largest airline in the UK and the Kingdoms national airline. BA is a full service global airline with an extensive global route network and offers flights across all continents. BA has its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and operates a second hub at Gatwick Airport (LGW), both airports are located near London (the map shows the location of all five airports near London).
IATA Designator: BE, ICAO Designator: BEE, Callsign: JERSEY
Flybe based in the UK, is Europe’s largest regional carrier. It operates a routes network to 45 destinations in Europe. Flybe’s largest base is at Southampton Airport (SOU) and it has other large bases at the airports of Belfast (BFS), Birmingham (BHX) and Manchester (MAN).
IATA Designator: U2, ICAO Designator: EZY, Callsign: EASY
EasyJet is Europe’s second-largest low-cost carrier behind Ryanair. It operates an extensive network of domestic and international scheduled flights and services to more than 120 destinations in Europe, North Africa, and Western Asia.
Jet2.com (formerly Channel Express)
IATA Designator: LS, ICAO Designator: EXS, Callsign: CHANNEX
Jet2.com is now a British low-cost airline operating services from eight UK bases to more than 50 destinations in Europe, Egypt and Israel. Its main base airport is at Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) and it operates smaller bases at Belfast (BFS), Blackpool (BLK), East Midlands (EMA), Edinburgh (EDI), Manchester (MAN), Newcastle (NCL), and soon from Glasgow (GLA).
Virgin Atlantic Airways
IATA Designator: VS, ICAO Designator: VIR, Callsign: VIRGIN
The privately held UK airline operates flights as Virgin Atlantic to North America and the Caribbean, to Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Australia. Its main bases are at London Gatwick (LGW) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR).