Air Atlanta Icelandic

Air Atlanta Icelandic
Air Atlanta was formed by Capt. Arngrímur Jóhannsson and his wife Þóra Jóhannsson as a contract carrier specializing in wet lease airline operations. Since then Air Atlanta has been active in international airline operations on four continents.

From 1988 Air Atlanta wet leased a Boeing 737-200C aircraft to Finnair for schedule cargo services within Europe.

For several years Air Atlanta has been operating for Lufthansa Cargo and since 1994 with two Boeing-737-200C aircrafts. Air Atlanta has operated scheduled passenger flights for many airlines with Boeing 737-200 aircraft and Lockheed L-1011 Tristar, and Hadj flights which have mainly been operated with Boeing 747 aircraft, but also with Lockheed L-1011.

From 1993 the company has been wet leasing three Boeing 747 aircraft to Saudi-Arabian Airlines based in Jeddah. That is with full Air Atlanta flight crews, cabin staff and technical and operations support personnel, operating throughout the Saudi-Arabian Airline route system and Hadj Flights.

In 1994 Air Atlanta started operating for Kabo Air in Nigeria during their Hadj season and will in 1995 operate 3 Boeing 747 aircrafts.

Air Atlanta entered the Icelandic charter market in May 1993 and has been operating there during the months May to December.

All Air Atlanta wet lease contract operations are fully supported by the airline's technical department with qualified maintenance support teams for the respective aircraft type.

In September 1994 Air Atlanta obtained European Joint Aviation Authority Maintenance certificate JAR 145 ICAA 003.
 

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