Category Archives: Carpatair

Carpatair retires its last Fokker 100

Carpatair on November 29, 2023 retired its last Fokker 100 (YR-FKB).

The aircraft departed Timisoara Airport.

The airliner was the last operational Fokker 100 in Europe.

The last revenue flight was operated on November 5, 2023 as flight KRP253 from Palermo to Timisoara.

Top Copyright Photo: Carpatair Fokker F.28 Mk. 0100 YR-FKB (msn 11369) NUE (Gunter Mayer). Image: 941321.

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Carpatair files for insolvency

Carpatair (Timisoara, Romania) filed for the opening of insolvency proceedings on January 20 according to Daily The airline hopes the bankruptcy court-appointed trustees will allow the carrier to continue operations. The carrier reportedly has debts of over £75 million.  Carpatair reportedly is unable to pay its creditors including NAFA, BRD, Agroind Bank of Moldova, and Agerpress according to

The airline started operations in December 1999.

Read the full account (in Romanian): CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems/ The pictured Fokker 70 (F.28 Mk. 0070) YR-KMA (msn 11564) has since gone on to Alliance Airlines as VH-QQR.

Carpatair: AG Slide Show

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Route Map: The company just added a new route to London (Stansted) on December 19, 2013.

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Carpatair accuses Timisoara Airport of giving unfair discounts to competitor Wizz Air

Carpatair (Timisoara) has publicly accused Timisoara Airport, Romania (its home airport) of giving unfair discounts to competitor Wizz Air according to this report by

Read the full report: CLICK HERE

Meanwhile the airline will reintroduce Chisinau – Milan (Bergamo) – Chisinau flights on July 16. The new flights will be operated three times a week during the summer season, according to the following schedule:


Chisinau–Milan(Bergamo) 18:30 – 20:10 (Tuesday, Thursday)

13:00 – 14:40 (Saturday)*


20:55 – 00:20 (Tuesday, Thursday)

15:25-18:50 (Saturday)*

*Starting July 20

Copyright Photo: Stefan Sjogren. SAAB 2000 YR-SBC (msn 039) arrives at Stockholm (Arlanda).


Carpatair: AG Slide Show

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Route Map:

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Carpatair delays new service by two months from Chisinau to Bergamo, Rome and Venice

Carpatair (Timisoara) delayed by two months the introduction of new service between Chisinau and Bergamo (near Milan), Rome and Venice. The new routes were due to start on March 26.

The airline issued the following statement:

“Carpatair announces a two months delay in launching the flights Chisinau – Venice, Rome and Milan (Bergamo). Because of the delay in signing the Common Aviation Area Agreement with the European Union, Carpatair announces a two months postponement in launching the direct flights from Chisinau to Venice, Rome and Milan. The European Commission announced some legal difficulties related to the mandate granted by the European Commission member countries to sign international agreements. These technical difficulties will be clarified shortly. All Carpatair passengers who have made reservations on these flights will be rerouted on the flight Chisinau-Timisoara.”

Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems.

Carpatair Slide Show: CLICK HERE

Carpatair announces the opening of a new base in Chisinau with nonstop flights to Italy

Carpatair (Timisoara) has announced the opening of a new base in Chisinau, Moldova in cooperation with Moldovian Airlines. Carpatair will provide nonstop flights to Venice, Rome (Fiumicino) and Bergamo (near Milan). Carpatair currently serves Italy from Chisinau via its hub in Timisoara.

Carpatair Slide Show: CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Lucio Alfieri.

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