- Flightline (UK)
London Southend Airport, United Kingdom
key_people=Alan Trotter, Gareth Evans, Kevin Callan
London Southend Airport
Aberdeen Airport, Zürich Airport, Rotterdam Airport, Malpensa International Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport
Flightline is an
airlinebased in Southend-on-Sea, England. It operates branded wet lease, ad-hoc and contract passenger and freight charter services, as well as VIP flights and aircraft sales and maintenance. Sub-services are flown for major airlines in Europeas required. Its main base is at London Southend Airportcite news | title= Directory: World Airlines | work= Flight International| page= 82 | date= 2007-04-03] .
The company holds a United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority Type A Operating Licence, it is permitted to carry passengers, cargo and mail on aircraft with 20 or more seats. [ [http://www.caa.co.uk/default.aspx?categoryid=183&pagetype=90&pageid=340 Operating Licence] ]
Flightline currently operate up to 14 flights a day between Aberdeen (ABZ) and Scatsta in the Shetland Isles (SCS) on behalf of
Shell OilEurope and other members of the IAC (Integrated Aviation Consortium). Offshore workers are flown to Scatsta Airportand then transferred onto helicopters to several oil platforms.
The airline was established in
April 1989and started operations in 1990. It was formed for the purchase and sale of executive aircraft and operations and maintenance services for its own and customer's aircraft at Southend Airport. It began jet operations in March 1992operating on behalf of independent tour operator Palmairfrom Bournemouthuntil 1999.
London Southend Airport
Malpensa International Airport
Charles de Gaulle International Airport
Cologne Bonn Airport
*Birmingham International Airport
Venice Marco Polo Airport
London City Airport
Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport
Marsa Alam International Airport
Reina Sofía Airport
Gran Canaria Airport
The Flightline fleet consists of the following aircraft (at
July 2008) [ [http://www.caa.co.uk/application.aspx?categoryid=60&pagetype=65&applicationid=1&mode=summary&owner=Flightline%20Ltd UK CAA Aircraft Register] ] :
* [http://www.flightline.ltd.uk/ Flightline]
* [http://www.flightline.net/ Flightline International]
* [http://www.flightline.org/ Flightline International]
* [http://www.flightline.es/ Flightline International]
* [http://www.ch-aviation.ch/aircraft.php?search=set&airline=B5&al_op=1 Flightline Fleet]
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