List of defunct airlines of the Netherlands

This is a list of defunct airlines of the Netherlands.[1][2]

Airline Image IATA ICAO Callsign Commenced
operations
Ceased
operations
Notes
Aero Charter International 1991 1993 Established as SAFE Holland in 1988[3]
Aero Holland Dakota van de Aero-Holland, Bestanddeelnr 902-6665.jpg 1949 1953
Aerotranscargo NL 2021 2021 Subsidiary of Aerotranscargo
Aero-Taxi 1961 1964 [4]
Air Exel Commuter Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia Air Exel PH-XLA, AMS Amsterdam (Schiphol), Netherlands PP1365054359.jpg XT AXL EXEL 1991 1998 Renamed to KLM Exel. Operated ATR 42, Embraer Brasilia
Air Exel Netherlands ATR-42 Air Exel PH-XLE MST March 2002.jpg XT AXL EXEL COMMUTER 2004 2005 Former KLM Exel
Air Holland Boeing 757 Air Holland PH-AHI AMS August 1999.jpg HD HLN ORANGE 1985 2004
Air Transport Schiphol ATQ MULTI 1992 1993 Operated BAe Jetstream[5]
Airsprinter 1977 1979 [6]
Amsterdam Airlines Amsterdam Airliner Airbus A320 PH-AAX landing at Schiphol airport.jpg WD AAN AMSTEL 2007 2011
Arke PH-TFM (24607453882) (2).jpg 2013 2015 Renamed to TUI fly Netherlands
ArkeFly Arkefly Boeing 737-800 Bidini.jpg OR TFL 2005 2013 Renamed to Arke
BAS Business Air Services PH-BAA piper Navajo Business Air services CVT 04-07-79 (37307865574).jpg 1974 1979 Operated Piper navajo[7]
BASE Business Airlines PH-KJA B.Ae Jetstream 31 BASE Business Air MAN JUN92 (7003898707).jpg 5E BRO 1985 2001 Renamed to BASE Regional Airlines
BASE Regional Airlines SE ATQ 1994 2001 Established as BASE Business Airlines. Operated BAe Jetstream, Embraer Brasilia, Beech 1900, Fokker 50[8]
Basiq Air 2000 2005 Merged into Transavia
BikAir BIK BIKAIR 2008 2009 Operated Cessna Citation Mustang[9]
Bright Air BHT BRIGHTAIR 1996 1998 Operated Swearingen Merlin IV[10]
CityConnect 6N TRQ 2003 2004 Established as Turdus Airways in 1984[11]
Denim Air Fokker 100 (F-28-0100), Denim Air AN2063707.jpg G6 DNM DENIM 1996 2016 AOC revoked
Duijvestijn Aviation 1999 2001 [12]
Dutch Dakota Association 1982 2005 Renamed to DDA Classic Airlines. Operated Douglas DC-3, Douglas DC-4, Stinson Sentinel[13]
DutchBird Dutchbird B757 PH-DBB.jpg 5D DBR DUTCHBIRD 2000 2004
DutchCaribbeanExel PH-AHQ Boeing 767 DutchCaribbeanExel.com (8611382076).jpg 2004 2005
Dynamic Airlines Swearingen Metro III Dynamic Airlines PH-DYM, GRQ Groningen (Eelde), Netherlands PP1046813339.jpg DYE DYNAMITE 1980 2006
Euravia SAFE 1990 1991 Established as SAFE Holland in 1988. Renamed to Aero Charter International[14]
Fairlines 4X FLS FAIRLINE 1995 2000 Operated Embraer Bandeirante[15]
Fairways Rotterdam PH-SCC DC-3 Fairways Rotterdam LPL 11DEC64 (5550569493).jpg RM 1961 1964 Established as Transaero Rotterdam in 1961. Operated Douglas DC-3[16]
Farnair Europe ATR ATR-72-201(F), Farnair Europe AN1748655.jpg FRN TULIP AIR CHARTER 1995 2000 Rebranded as Farnair Netherlands
Farnair Netherlands FRN FARNED 2000 2002 Rebranded as Magic Blue Airlines. Operated Airbus A300, Fokker F27
Flexair Dornier 228-202K, Flexair AN1170453.jpg VV FXY FLEXY 1989 1994 Operated Dornier 228[17]
FlyDenim G6 DNM Denim Air Fk100 PH-MJP (27252691732).jpg J7 DNM DENIM 2015 2016 Operated Embraer ERJ 145 MP, Fokker 100[18]
Holland Aero Leasing 1978 1988 Operated Piper Navajo, Piper Chieftain[19]
Holland Aero Lines DG 1977 1987 Operated ATR 42, GAF Nomad
HollandExel Boeing 767 Holland Exel PH-AHX.jpg YZ HXL HollandExel 2004 2005 Rebranded as ArkeFly
Interstate Airlines Interstate Airlines Douglas DC-8-62AF (N729PL 322 45921) (9431942955).jpg I4 FWA FREEWAYAIR 2005 2009 Went bankrupt
Jet Link Holland Airbus A300B4-203(F), Jet Link Holland AN0014693.jpg JLH 1998 2000 Went bankrupt following revoked AOC
KLM Aerocarto Beech 80 Queen Air KLM Aerocarto, SFB Sanford, FL (Central Florida Regional Airport), USA PP1325939080.jpg 1954 1979 Operated Beech Queen Air, Piper Chieftain, Cessna Stationair[20]
KLM Exel ATR 42-300, KLM exel JP5954027.jpg 1998 2004 Renamed to Air Exel Netherlands
KLM Helikopters PH-NZD S61N KLM Helikopters (5312582949) (2).jpg AMS KLMH 1965 1998
Limburg Air Cargo 1975 1976
Limburg Airlines HF 1973 1973 Operated Fokker F27
Maastricht Airlines W2 2013 2013 Never launched
Magic Bird Magic Bird Cargo G-BTPL Bae ATP Coventry(3) (25488966050).jpg 2006 2007
Magic Blue Airlines MJB MAGICBLUE 2004 2005
Martin's Air Charter Douglas DC-3 Martin's Air Charter PH-DDZ, HAM Hamburg (Fuhlsbuttel), Germany PP1190099783.jpg MP MAC 1958 1966 Renamed Martinair
Metropolis EMB-120RT Metropolis PH-BRL EIN February 2002.jpg DN MPS METRO REGIONAL 2001 2003 Operated Embraer Brasilia[21]
Moormanair Moormanair Holland Douglas C-47 Volpati-1.jpg 1968 1971 Operated Douglas DC-3
NetherLines British Aerospace BAe-3108 Jetstream 31, NetherLines AN0196766.jpg WU NET NETHERLINES 1984 1991 Merged with NLM CityHopper to form KLM Cityhopper
NLM CityHopper NLM CityHopper F-28-4000 PH-CHD CDG 1980-8-14.png HN NLM CITY 1966 1991 Merged with NetherLines to form KLM Cityhopper
NLM Nederlandse Luchtvaart Maatschappij NLM Nederlandse Luchtvaart Maatschappij F-27 PH-KFC.jpg HN NLM 1966 1991 Domestic subsidiary of KLM. Rebranded NLM CityHopper. Operated Fokker F27, Fokker F28[22]
North Sea Airways NRC NORTH SEA 2004 2006 Operated Piper Navajo[23]
NV National Vliegtuigbeheer 1970 1973 Operated Dornier Do 28[24]
Orange Aircraft Leasing Beech 1900D, Orange Aircraft Leasing JP6743770.jpg RNG ORANGE 2005 2011 Operated Beech 1900D
Quick Airways 1984 2006 Operated Piper Navajo[25]
Quick Airways Holland Mitsubishi MU-2B-60 Marquise Quick Airways PH-BOA, GRQ Groningen (Eelde), Netherlands PP1077908345.jpg QAH QUICK ? 2007 Operated Mitsubishi MU-2, Piper Navajo[26]
Rijnmond Air Services PH-KID Navajo Rijmond Air Services CVT 07-07-1987 (21268946504).jpg RAZ RIJNMOND 1980s 1999 Operated Piper Navajo, Swearingen Merlin IV[27]
Rossair Europe ROS CATCHER 2000 2004
Rotterdam Airlines PH-RAL B737-200 Rotterdam Airlines 1984 (4584193586) (2).jpg RY REL ROMEO YANKEE 1977 1984 Operated Boeing 737-200, Fokker F28[28]
Rotterdam Jet Center JCR ROTTERDAM JETCENTER ? ? [29]
SAFE Holland 1988 1990 Renamed to Euravia SAFE[30]
Schreiner Airways De Havilland Canada DHC-8-102 Dash 8, Schreiner Airways AN0236585.jpg AW SCH SCHREINER 1945 2005 Rebranded as CHC Airways
Schreiner Airways Cargo PH-SFL A300B4-203F Schreiner Air Cargo MAN 01OCT00 (6946369503).jpg 1997 2001 [31]
Sinberg 1961 1964 Operated SAN Jodel D.140 Mousquetaire[32]
Solid Air Dornier 328-110, Solid Air AN1272135.jpg SOX SOLIDAIR 1996 2011 Operated Bombardier CRJ-200, Cessna Citations, Dornier 328[33]
TEA Holland 1975 1976 Formed by Trans European Airways.
Trans Travel Airlines De Havilland Canada DHC-8-102 Dash 8, TransTravel Airlines - TTA AN0097118.jpg 6N TRQ HUNTER 1996 2003 Rebranded as City Connect. Operated ATR 42, Dash-8, Beech 1900D, Fokker 50
Transaero Rotterdam 1961 1961 Renamed to Fairways Rotterdam. Operated Douglas DC-3[34]
Transavia Holland Boeing 737-222, Transavia Holland (British Airways) AN2020761.jpg HV 1967 1986 Established as Transavia Limburg. Renamed to Transavia[35]
Transavia Limburg 1966 1967 Renamed to Transavia Holland[36]
Tulip Air Beechcraft 200 Super King Air, Tulip Air JP5931623.jpg TD TLP TULIPAIR 1997 2006 Merged into Farnair Europe. Operated Airbus A300, Beech King Air, Beech 400, BAe Jetstream 31, Piper Navajo
Tulip Air Charter 1997 2002 Cargo division of Tulip Air[37]
Turdus Airways TRK 1984 1996 Renamed to Trans Travel Airlines. OperatedPiper Cherokee, Cessna Skylane[38]
Twente Airlines TWO COLIBRI 1990 1991 Renamed to Luchtvaartmaatschappii Twente[39]
V Bird VBird A320 in Gelb (PH-BMC).jpg VX VBA VEEBEE 2003 2005 Went bankrupt
Veen's Air Service 1961 1962 Acquired by Martin's Air Charter[40]
XP Airlines OH XPS XP PARCEL 1986 1989

See also

References

  1. ^ "The World's leading Airline Intelligence Provider since 1998". ch-aviation.com. Retrieved 2019-02-08.
  2. ^ "Since 1997, ATDB is the only service providing an accurate global and permanently updated details of all worldwide transport aircraft, airlines, private and government operators - and leasing companies". aerotransport.org. Retrieved 2019-02-08.
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  4. ^ "Aero-Taxi". Airline History. Retrieved 13 December 2021.
  5. ^ "Air Transport Schiphol". Airline History. Retrieved 13 December 2021.
  6. ^ "Airsprinter". Airline History. Retrieved 13 December 2021.
  7. ^ "BAS (Business Air Services)". Airline History. Retrieved 13 December 2021.
  8. ^ "BASE Regional Airlines". Airline History. Retrieved 13 December 2021.
  9. ^ "BikAir". rzjets. Retrieved 13 December 2021.
  10. ^ "Bright Air". rzjets. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  11. ^ "CityConnect". Airline History. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  12. ^ "Duijvestijn Aviation". Airline History. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  13. ^ "Dutch Dakota Association". Airline History. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
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  17. ^ "Flexair". Airline History. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
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  27. ^ "Rijnmond Air Services". rzjets. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
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