Fleet

Boeing 737-400

The 737-400 is one of the most popular narrow body aircraft available for charter.  With its 4-5 hours flight range and its payload capabilities, it is a popular fit for many sports teams, tour operators and incentive groups. First launched in 1988, it has proven to be a very succesful member of the 737 family, its larger capacity and transcontinental range have helped it carve a new niche as a replacement for the discontinued 727. There are over 1,000 737's in operation everyday.

  • Seating Capacity ~ 150 - 170 Seats
  • Dual Engines (2) 
  • MTOW Range 63,000 - 68,000 kgs
  • Medium Range Aircraft (2300nm / 4-5 Hours)
  • Narrow Body Aircraft (Single Aisle)

Boeing 737-800

Boeing's Next Generation 737-800 is one of the largest members of the popular 737 family.  The 800 introduces extended fuselage length.  This aircraft was Boeing's answer to the development of the Airbus 320.  The first 800 series protoype was launched in 1997.

  • Seating Capacity ~ 162-189 Seats
  • Dual Engines (2)
  • MTOW Range 71,000 - 79,000 kgs
  • Medium Range Aircraft (2800 nm / 6-7 Hours)
  • Narrow Body (Single Aisle)

MD-83

One of the more popular units of the McDonnell Douglas MD-80 series, the MD-83 is an extended range version of the earlier 81 and 82 models.  These aircraft were previously named / known as the DC-9-80, but were renamed in 1983.

  • Seating Capacity ~ 150 - 165 Seats
  • Dual Engines (2)
  • MTOW Range 63,000 - 68,000 kgs
  • Medium Range Aircraft (2800 nm / 4-5 Hours)
  • Narrow Body Aircraft (Single Aisle)

Airbus 319

The first A319 was delivered in 1996, as an extension of the A320 family.  First launched in 1987, the A319 was an extension which followed the A320 and A321 models, designed to be a smaller model, shrunk to compete with the Boeing 737-300 and 700 models. 

  • Seating Capacity ~ 120 - 142 Seats
  • Dual Engines (2) 
  • MTOW Range 64,000 - 75,500 kgs
  • Medium Range Aircraft (2400 nm / 5-6 Hours)
  • Narrow Body Aircraft (Single Aisle)

Airbus 320

The most important contribution to Airbus' success as a manufacturer is the A320 family, the first and most important of those being the A320 trailblazer, the foundation and best selling model of the family.  The first model was delivered in 1988.  This unit competes most commonly with the B737-400 and 800 models.

  • Seating Capacity ~ 150 - 180 Seats
  • Dual Engines (2)
  • MTOW Range 73,000 - 77,000 kgs
  • Medium Range Aircraft (3000 nm / 5-6 Hours)
  • Narrow Body Aircraft (Single Aisle)

Airbus 321

Similar to the shortened A319, the A321 is a small adjustment to the original A320 model, in this case with a stretched fuselage, strengthened undercarriage to handle increased weights and more powerful engines.  The first A321 was delivered in 1994. 

  • Seating Capacity ~ 186 - 220 Seats
  • Dual Engines (2) 
  • MTOW Range 89,000 - 93,000 kgs
  • Medium Range Aircraft (2500 nm / 5 Hours)
  • Narrow Body Aircraft (Single Aisle)

Boeing 757

Designed to replace the 727 with a longer fuselage and new wing design the 757 is considered a medium range aircraft, and while its sales were a slow start when launched, it quickly became very popular.  It is the largest single aisle passenger aircraft produced from 1981-2004, with 1,050 models produced.  Production ended when the industry began to trend towards smaller jetliners like the 737.

  • Seating Capacity ~ 178 - 240 Seats
  • Dual Engines (2) 
  • MTOW Range 100,000 - 115,000 kgs
  • Medium Range Aircraft (3500 nm / 7 - 8 Hours)
  • Narrow Body (Single Aisle)

Boeing 767-200

The 767-200 is the narrowest wide body aircraft in service.  The longer range 767-200ER (Extended Range) version features higher weights and an additional fuel tank to achieve greater payload over longer distances.

  • Seating Capacity ~ 180 - 250 Seats
  • Dual Engines (2)
  • MTOW Range 140,000 - 175,000 kgs 
  • Long Range Aircraft (6500 nm / 9-10 Hours)
  • Wide Body Aircraft (Dual Aisles)

Boeing 767-300

The 767-300 is the result of Boeing's decision to stretch the 200 model and eventually increase the weights.  The range of the 767-300ER has proven very popular with many airlines using them for long range low density flights.

  • Seating Capacity ~ 220 - 320 Seats
  • Dual Engines (2)
  • MTOW Range 160,000 - 180,000 kgs
  • Long Range Aircraft (6700 nm / 10-12 Hours)
  • Wide Body Aircraft (Dual Aisles)

Boeing 777

The 777 was originally conceived as a stretched 767, but Boeing instead opted for an all new design.  When released, it embodied a lot of advances in technology for Boeing aircraft and it has since been progressively developed into longer range models. 

  • Seating Capacity ~ 305 - 400 Seats
  • Dual Engines (2)
  • MTOW Range 230,000 - 280,000 kgs
  • Long Range Aircraft (5500 nm / 10 Hours)
  • Wide Body Aircraft (Dual Aisles)

Airbus 330

The A330 is the largest member of the Airbus' twinjet family, but closely related to the A340.  Both aircraft types were launched at the same time in 1987.  The A330 is most closely in competition with the B767, B777 and B787 aircrafts.

  • Seating Capacity ~ 300 - 400 Seats
  • Dual Engines (2)
  • MTOW Range 212,000 - 217,000 kgs
  • Long Range Aircraft (5500-6000 nm / 12-14 Hours)
  • Wide Body Aircraft (Dual Aisles)

Airbus 340

The A340-300 has the same fuselage length as the A330-300, while the shortened A340-200 trades seating capacity for longer range flying capabilities. 

  • Seating Capacity ~ 300 - 340 Seats
  • Quad Engines (4)
  • MTOW Range 260,000 - 275,000 kgs
  • Long Range Aircraft (8000 nm / 14 Hours)
  • Wide Body Aircraft (Dual Aisle)

Boeing 747

The Boeing 747 is generally known and referred to by its original moniker "Jumbo Jet".  Its signature hump upper deck along the forward section of the fuselage makes it one of the most recognizable aircraft.  The 747 was first flown in the 1970s.  Today, the 747-400 is hte most popular model in service, though there are also 747-300s still frequently in operation as well. 

  • Seating Capacity ~ 450 - 560 Seats
  • Quad Engines (4)
  • MTOW Range 365,000 - 397,000 kgs
  • Long Range Aircraft (7500-8000 nm / 12-14 Hours)
  • Wide Body Aircraft (Dual Decks & Dual Aisles)