Category Archives: TAROM

NAC has reached an agreement to lease nine new ATR 72-600 aircraft to TAROM

Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) is pleased to confirm its agreement to lease nine new ATR 72-600 aircraft to TAROM, the Romanian National Air Carrier. The first of the nine aircraft is anticipated to deliver in October 2019, with all deliveries excepted to be completed by 2020.

The introduction of the new ATR 72-600 will allow TAROM to improve short-haul connectivity in Romania and support the development of local and more isolated communities, providing them with the possibility to further expand and consolidate their position in the market.

Compania Naţională de Transporturi Aeriene Române TAROM (Romanian National Air Transport Company) was founded in 1954 and developed along with the Romanian aviation. TAROM carries out its activity under the authority of the Ministry of Transports. Since June 2010, it is a member of SkyTeam Alliance and since 1993, a member of International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Note: The new ATR 72-600s will replace the ATR 42-500s (above) and ATR 72-500s (below).

To be replaced with newer ATR 72-600s by 2020

Above Copyright Photo: TAROM-Transporturile Aeriene Romane (Romanian Air Transport) ATR 72-212A (ATR 72-500) F-WWER (YR-ATI) (msn 867) TLS (Eurospot). Image: 902852.

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TAROM orders five Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes

Boeing and TAROM (Romanian Air Transport), the national carrier of Romania, today announced they signed an order for five 737 MAX 8 airplanes. The $586 million order, at current list prices, was previously listed as unidentified on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website.

The 737 MAX 8 incorporates the latest CFM International LEAP-1B engines, Advanced Technology winglets and other improvements to deliver the highest efficiency and reliability in the single-aisle airplane market. The jet also features the Boeing Sky Interior, which provides larger overhead bins and other comforts to elevate the passenger experience.

Along with the acquisition of airplanes, TAROM will purchase a landing gear exchange program from Boeing Global Services along with outfitting their Next-Generation 737 fleet with the Maintenance Performance Toolbox, an online technical documentation management solution, which helps Engineering and Maintenances crews to efficiently perform and record repairs.

This new order is expected to replace the Boeing 737-300s.

Image: Boeing.

TAROM to restore Bucharest-Dublin service on May 1 after 12 years

TAROM (Romanian Air Transport) (Bucharest) is set to restore service (three roundtrips per week) on the Bucharest-Dublin route on May 1 after 12 years according to Airline Route. The restored route will be operated with Boeing 737-700s.

Copyright Photo: Paul Denton. Boeing 737-78J YR-BGH (msn 28438) approaches Dubai International Airport for landing.

TAROM: AG Slide Show

Romania agrees to sell a 20% share in TAROM

TAROM-Romanian Air Transport (Bucharest) is facing a future with new owners. The government of Romania has agreed to sell a 20 percent share in the flag carrier. The initial public offering (IPO) has been delayed pending the right market conditions.

Read the full report from Reuters: CLICK HERE

TAROM Slide Show: CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Jens Polster. Please click on the photo for additional information.

TAROM loses $113 million in 2010

TAROM (Romanian Air Transport) (Bucharest) reported a net loss of near $113 million for 2010.

Meanwhile the Romanian government intends to sell its 20 percent share in the flag carrier.

Read the full report in The Diplomat Bucharest: CLICK HERE

TAROM Slide Show: CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Rolf Wallner. Please click on the photo for the history of TAROM.

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Romanian Government decides to pass on privatization of TAROM

TAROM-Transporturile Aeriene Romane (Romanian Air Transport) (Bucharest) will not be privatized at this time.

Romania has previously stated it was planning to find a strategic investor for the state airline by the end of April 2011.

Read the full report by the Romania Business Insider: CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Jens Polster. Please click on the photo for additional details.

TAROM Slide Show: CLICK HERE

TAROM joins the SkyTeam alliance today

TAROM-Romanian Air Transport (Bucharest) officially joined the SkyTeam global airline alliance at a ceremony held in Bucharest today (June 25). TAROM becomes the 13th carrier to join SkyTeam, which marked its 10th anniversary on June 22, 2010.

Copyright Photo: Gerd Beilfuss. Airbus A318-11 D-AUAC (msn 2552) at Hamburg (Finkenwerder) became YR-ASA on delivery.