Travel Service (airline)
|Operating bases||Václav Havel Airport Prague|
|Headquarters||Prague, Czech Republic|
Travel Service, a.s. is a Czech charter airline and the biggest airline in the Czech Republic with its head office on the property of Václav Havel Airport Prague in Ruzyně, 6th district, Prague. It operates charter flights mainly to leisure destinations and also wet and dry leases aircraft to other airlines. It has subsidiaries in Poland, Hungary and Slovakia and also operates scheduled flights under the brand SmartWings.
In 2007, the company carried 2.2 million passengers, one year later about 2.3 million passengers. In 2014, it carried 4.3 million passengers, about 1.2 of them on regular flights under the brand name SmartWings.
On 18 September 2007, the Icelandair Group acquired 50% stake in the carrier and purchased further shares to bring its holding to 80% by April 2008. In December 2008 it reduced its holding to 66% by selling shares to the other shareholders, Unimex. In 2009 their stake was further diluted to 50.1% through a new share issue, and they also sold a portion of their stake to fellow owners reducing their holding to 30% In 2009 Icelandair spun its 30% stake in Travel Service into a new company, that was the taken over by Icelandair's creditors.
|Net profit after tax||(25)||15||156||4||212|
- Czech Republic – Prague, Brno, Ostrava, Pardubice, Karlovy Vary
- Slovakia – Bratislava, Poprad, Sliač, Košice
- Bulgaria – Burgas, Varna
- Montenegro – Tivat
- France – Paris, Marseille, Nantes, Nice, Toulouse, Lyon, Bordeaux, Lille
- Croatia – Split, Dubrovnik
- Iceland – Keflavik
- Italy – Milan, Rome, Catania, Olbia, Cagliari, Palermo, Naples
- Cyprus – Paphos, Larnaca
- Hungary – Budapest
- Portugal – Faro, Funchal, Lisbon
- Greece – Athens, Thessaloniki, Heraklion, Rhodes, Corfu, Zakynthos, Preveza, Kos, Kalamata, Kavala, Skiathos, Lemons, Araxos
- Spain – Madrid, Alicante, Malaga, Valencia, Bilbao, Barcelona, Las Palmas, Tenerife-South, Palma de Mallorca, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, Ibiza
- United Kingdom – London, Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle
- Ireland - Dublin
- Austria – Innsbruck, Vienna
- Poland – Warsaw
- Cape Verde – Sal, Boa Vista
- Egypt – Hurgada, Sharm el Sheik, Marsa Alam
- Kenya – Mombasa
- Marroco – Agadir
- Tanzania – Zanzibar
- Tunisia – Tunis, Monastir, Djerba, Enfidha, Tabarka
- Senegal - Dakar
- United Arab Emirates – Dubai
- Israel – Tel Aviv
- Turkey – Istanbul, Antalya, Bodrum
- United Arab Emirates - Ras al-Chajma
- Kazachstan - Atyrau
|Airbus A330-200||1||1||12||333||345||leased from Air Transat from late October 2016.|
|1 leased to Mega Maldives Airlines, 2 leased to Oman Air|
1 in Prague Loves You livery and 1 in Moravian-Silesian Region livery.
|Boeing 737 MAX 8||—||25||TBA||Deliveries start in 2018|
|Travel Service Air Charter fleet|
|Cessna Citation Sovereign||5||—||–||9||9||Business jet for private air charter|
|Cessna Citation Longitude||—||1||–||9||9||Delivery in 2018|
- "IATA - Airline and Airport Code Search". iata.org. Retrieved 11 April 2015.
- "Výpis z obchodního rejstříku - Travel Service, a.s." (in Czech). Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic.
- "Travel Service Contacts". Travel Service, a.s.
- "SmartWings Contact". smartwings.com.
- "Travel Service hlásí za loňský rok skoro o pětinu víc cestujících" (in Czech). Novinky.cz. Retrieved 20 January 2015.
- Annual Report of Travel Service 2007
- "Icelandair Group signs LOI to acquire Czech airline operator Travel Service". Air Transport World. Retrieved 13 May 2007.
- "Icelandair Group hf. Prospectus - October 2010" (PDF). euroinvestor.dk.
- "Icelandair Group sells 20% of its share in the Czech airline Travel Service". euroinvestor.dk. Retrieved 26 November 2009.
- "SmartWings Flight schedule".
- "Travel Service Fleet Details and History". planespotters.net. 28 September 2016. Retrieved 10 August 2016. Included in the total are three Boeing 737-800s on lease to other airlines.
- Travel Service Fleet retrieved 8 July 2016
- "Boeing: Commercial". boeing.com. Retrieved 12 November 2015.
- "MEGA Maldives Airlines introduces a Boeing 737-800 to its fleet" (Press release). Mega Maldives Airlines. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
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