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MNG Airlines
IATA
MB
ICAO
MNB
Callsign
BLACK SEA
Founded 1997
Hubs Atatürk International Airport
Fleet size 11 (+4 on order)
Destinations
Headquarters Istanbul, Turkey
Key people Sedat Özkazanç (Managing Director)
Website http://www.mngairlines.com/

MNG Airlines is a cargo airline based in Istanbul, Turkey. It operates scheduled and charter services within the Middle East and to the Far East, USA and European destinations. Its main bases are Atatürk International Airport, Istanbul, Antalya Airport and Brussels Airport.[1]

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History

The airline was established in 1997 and started operations on 30 November 1997. Transatlantic services began in 1998 with a flight from Frankfurt to Toronto, followed by scheduled services to the USA on 8 November 1998. In mid-2002 passenger operations were added.[1] In 2005 MNG won an award from Airbus for 100% reliability on the 30 year old Airbus A300. On February 6, 2006 MNG ceased all passenger flights (reported in Turkish press). Only cargo flights are being continued.

Destinations

MNG operate scheduled freighter services to the following from Istanbul:

Services

One of the MNG Boeing 737 aircraft leased by PIA during Hajj season of 2005-2006 seen at Karachi International Airport

MNG customers are[2] :

Fleet

The MNG Airlines fleet includes the following aircraft (at March 2009)[3]:

On order

References

  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International: p. 51. 2007-04-10.  
  2. ^ MNG Airlines website
  3. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines Part 3 (2009)". Flight International: 29–90. 2009-04-14.  

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