Wind Jet


Wind Jet

Infobox_Airline
airline=Windjet
logo=Windjet logo.pnglogo_size=118
IATA=IV
ICAO=JET
callsign=GHIBLI
parent=
founded=2003
headquarters=Catania, Italy
key_people=Antonino Pulvirenti (Founder, Chairman & CEO)
hubs=Catania-Fontanarossa Airport
focus_cities=Forlì Airport Palermo International Airport
frequent_flyer=
lounge=
alliance=
fleet_size=12
destinations=17
website= http://www.volawindjet.it

Wind Jet S.p.A., also styled as Windjet is a scheduled and charter passenger airline based in Catania, Italy. It was founded in 2003, following the disbandment of Air Sicilia, by current CEO Antonino Pulvirenti, also owner of football team Calcio Catania. It is currently the fourth Italian airline by number of passengers, and operates several national and continental flights, most of them from the main hub of Catania-Fontanarossa.

History

Windjet was established in 2003 and started operations on 17 June 2003. It is 100% owned by the Finaria Group.

Destinations

Windjet operates services to the following scheduled destinations (at November 2007):

*France
**Paris (Charles de Gaulle International Airport)
*Italy
**Catania (Catania-Fontanarossa Airport)
**Forlì (Forlì Airport)
**Milan (Linate Airport)
**Milan (Orio al Serio Airport),
**Palermo (Palermo International Airport)
**Parma (Parma Airport)
**Pisa (Pisa Airport)
**Rome (Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport)
**Turin (Turin International Airport)
**Venice (Marco Polo International Airport)
**Verona (Verona Airport)
*Romania
**Bucharest (Henri Coandă Airport)
*Russia
**Moscow (Domodedovo International Airport)
**Rostov on Don
**Saint Petersburg (Pulkovo Airport)
**Samara (Kurumoch International Airport)
*Spain
**Barcelona (Barcelona International Airport)
**Madrid (Madrid Barajas International Airport)
*Tunisia
**Monastir (Monastir International Airport) (Seasonal)

Fleet

The Windjet fleet consists of the following aircraft (January 2008):
*2 Airbus A319
*10 Airbus A320-200

External links

* [http://w2.volawindjet.it/default.aspx?lang=en Windjet]
* [http://www.ch-aviation.ch/aircraft.php?search=set&airline=IV&al_op=1 Windjet Fleet]

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