Category Archives: Air Moldova

Air Moldova is acquired by Blue Air

Blue Air Boeing 737-8Q8 WL YR-BMF (msn 28220) PMI (Ton Jochems). Image: 943432.

Blue Air has issued this statement:

Civil Aviation Group LLC was declared the winner of the privatization process of the national Moldavian Airline – Air Moldova. The company offered a price of MDL 50 million (roughly €2,560,000) and will also take over the MLD 1,2 billion (roughly €61,500,000) debt of the company.

The consortium comprises Romanian airline Blue Air and a group of investors from the Republic of Moldova. This partnership brings together the international experience of a modern and successful airline and the financial resources required for Air Moldova’s development.

The new shareholder will maintain the current flight schedule of Air Moldova and the priority is to regain the customer’s confidence while improving the company’s commercial performance.

Civil Aviation Group LLC undertakes to transform Air Moldova into a modern and successful airline with a strong team, inspired to deliver great customer experiences.

With access to the latest IT technology, the development of its infrastructure and the modernization of its fleet, as well as the aviation experience of the Romanian operator, Air Moldova will be able to broaden its horizons and develop in a sustainable manner, offering new opportunities for the young professionals who want to discover a career in this dynamic industry.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by Blue Air and Air Moldova): Blue Air Boeing 737-8Q8 WL YR-BMF (msn 28220) PMI (Ton Jochems). Image: 943432.

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Bottom Copyright Photo: Air Moldova Airbus A319-112 ER-AXM (msn 1786) AYT (Ton Jochems). Image: 941235.

Air Moldova Airbus A319-112 ER-AXM (msn 1786) AYT (Ton Jochems). Image: 941235.

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Air Moldova to fly to Israel

Air Moldova Airbus A320-233 ER-AXP (msn 741) CDG (Ole Simon). Image: 913708.

Air Modova will add the Chisinau – Tel Aviv route on May 6. The new route will be operated three days a week with Airbus A320s according to Airline Route.

Copyright Photo: Air Moldova Airbus A320-233 ER-AXP (msn 741) CDG (Ole Simon). Image: 913708.

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Air Moldova to relaunch Chisinau – Madrid flights

Air Moldova (Chisinau) expands its route network by relaunching the new nonstop flights on the  Chisinau-Madrid-Chisinau route, starting on April 9, 2015.

The restored route will be operated once per week, on Thursdays, by Embraer-190 aircraft according to the following schedule:

Departure from Chisinau – 19:40 (local time)
Arrival to Madrid – 22:45 (local time)
Departure from Madrid – 00:40 (local time)
Arrival to Chisinau – 05:20 (local time)

Copyright Photo: Jacques Guillem Collection/AirlinersGallery.com.

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Air Moldova is coming to Vienna

Air Moldova (Chisinau) expands its route network by launching a new nonstop route from Chisinau to Vienna starting on April 10, 2015. The Chisinau-Vienna-Chisinau flight will be operated three times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays with Embraer 190 aircraft.

Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems/AirlinersGallery.com. Embraer ERJ 190-100LR ER-ECB (msn 19000325) prepares to taxi at Antalya.

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Air Moldova is coming to Turin, Italy starting on December 16

Air Moldova (Chisinau) expands its route network with the launch of new nonstop flights on the Chisinau-Turin-Chisinau route, starting on December 16, 2014.

The new Chisinau-Turin-Chisinau flights will be operated twice a week, on Tuesdays and Saturdays with the Embraer 190 aircraft according to the following schedule (all times are local):

Departure from Chisinau – 1350
Arrival to Turin – 1510
Departure from Turin – 1600
Arrival to Chisinau – 1930

With the launch of the flight to Turin, the number of nonstop routes will reach 25 destinations: Antalya, Athens, Barcelona, Bodrum, Bologna, Bucharest, Dublin, Frankfurt, Heraklion, Istanbul, Kiev, Larnaca, Lisbon, London, Milan, Moscow, Nijnevartovsk, Paris, Rome, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Surgut, Turin, Venice and Verona.

For August 2014, Air Moldova set a new record. For the first time in its history, the company has managed to carry over 100,000 passengers or more exactly, 109,000 passengers during a month. This represents an increase of 58% over the same period in 2013.

Air Moldova has also managed to reach a market share at Chisinau International Airport of 53% in August or 10 percentage points more than last year.

Overall, for the first 8 months of the year, Air Moldova transported 524,000 passengers, an increase of 170,000 passengers (+ 48%) compared with the same period in 2013. ‎ At the same time, Air Moldova transported over 22,000 transfer passengers at Chisinau International Airport, an increase of 70 percent.

Copyright Photo: Paul Denton/AirlinersGallery.com. Embraer ERJ 190-100LR ER-ECB (msn 19000325) prepares to land in Antalya.

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Air Moldova to open a new route to Barcelona starting on June 3

Air Moldova (Chisinau) has announced the launch of a new route between Chisinau and Barcelona starting on June 3, 2014.

The twice-weekly flight will be operated on Embraer 190 aircraft.

In other news, despite the tension in neighboring Ukraine, all flights to Russia are operating normally.

Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems/AirlinersGallery.com. Embraer ERJ 190-100LR ER-ECB (msn 19000325) exits the runway at Antalya, Turkey.

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Air Moldova to operate an Embraer ERJ 190 for RAK Airways

Air Moldova (Chisinau) has painted this Embraer ERJ 190 in RAK Airways (Ras Al Khaimah) colors and is planning to operate the airliner for the Gulf carrier. Previously Air Moldova has operated an Airbus A320 for RAK Airways. This is a new type for the carrier from the United Arab Emirates.

Copyright Photo: Gordon Stretch. The pictured ERJ 190-100LR registered ER-ECB (msn 19000325) was rolled out of the paint shop at Birmingham on November 12 and is pictured before its departure.

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