Mistral Air

Mistral Air
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1981
Hubs Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport
Secondary hubs Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport
Fleet size 8
Parent company Poste italiane
Headquarters Rome, Italy
Key people Bud Spencer, Founder
Website mistralair.it

Mistral Air is an Italian charter airline based in Rome[3] and a subsidiary of Poste italiane. It operates passenger and cargo services and maintains bases at Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport and Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport.[4]


Mistral Air was established in 1981 by actor and former swimmer Bud Spencer and started operations in 1984. It was wholly owned by TNT N.V.[4] until March 2002 when TNT sold a 75% stake to Poste Italiane.

The airline has also been contracted by the Holy See of the Vatican to fly Pilgrims to holy sites such as Lourdes, Fátima, Santiago de Compostela, Medjugorje across Mostar, Israel (Holy Land), Poland and Mexico. The first flight went from Rome to Lourdes on 27 August 2007 transporting the vicar of Rome, Cardinal Camillo Ruini.[5]


Codeshare agreements

Mistral Air has codeshare agreements with following airlines (as of January 2014):


Mistral Air Boeing 737-300QC

The Mistral Air fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of August 2016):[6]

Mistral Air fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
Y Total
ATR 72-200F 1 Cargo
ATR 72-500 4 68 68 operated for Alitalia
Boeing 737-300QC 1 148 148
1 Cargo
Boeing 737-400 1 168 168
Total 8


  1. "Airline and Airport Code Search". IATA. Retrieved 2016-06-28.
  2. "Elenco delle imprese titolari di licenza di trasporto aereo". Italian Civil Aviation Authority. 2016-06-03. Retrieved 2016-06-28.
  3. "Mistral Air - Contatti". Retrieved 2016-06-28.
  4. 1 2 "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-10. p. 51.
  5. Willey, David (2007-08-27). "Vatican flight service launches". BBC News. Retrieved 2016-06-28.
  6. "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2016): 18.

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