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Girjet Is Grounded  
User currently offlineBeaucaire From Syria, joined Sep 2003, 5252 posts, RR: 25
Posted (6 years 4 months 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 3501 times:

..following a news on Skyliner Aviation,Girjet has lost it's Air Operating Licence and is grounded.

[Edited 2008-03-13 01:57:37]


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User currently offlineTriStar500 From Germany, joined Nov 1999, 4692 posts, RR: 43
Reply 1, posted (6 years 4 months 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 3470 times:

Girjet? Isn't that the airline, which also operates a single F-100 for Spanair (for whatever reason, I found it always to be very curious that JK needs just this one F-100 as extra capacity)?


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User currently offlineBeaucaire From Syria, joined Sep 2003, 5252 posts, RR: 25
Reply 2, posted (6 years 4 months 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 3452 times:

They also were the airline who had a 757 confiscated in Tchad some time ago,when French NGO's tried to fly out a group of children illegally to France,claiming they were without parents..


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User currently offlinePlaneHunter From Germany, joined Mar 2006, 6708 posts, RR: 78
Reply 3, posted (6 years 4 months 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 3358 times:



Quoting TriStar500 (Reply 1):
Girjet? Isn't that the airline, which also operates a single F-100 for Spanair (for whatever reason, I found it always to be very curious that JK needs just this one F-100 as extra capacity)?

Actually GIRjet operated a total of three F100s for JK.


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User currently offlineAirbuseric From Netherlands, joined Jan 2005, 4250 posts, RR: 51
Reply 4, posted (6 years 4 months 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 3349 times:

And the airline that took recently one of Martinair's Boeing 747-200F's.


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User currently offlineDiesel1 From UK - Wales, joined Mar 2001, 1637 posts, RR: 11
Reply 5, posted (6 years 4 months 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 3244 times:

Can't remember where, but iirc, I read recently there was question over whether the airline was being used as a device for money laundering...

Weren't they also banned from flying into somewhere in Europe (Switzerland?) too for a while a couple of years ago.

Certainly one of their F100's was seized at MAN just before Christmas after arriving on a subcharter for Brussels AL - the aircraft subsequently was not returned to Girjet.

Remember seeing their first 757 in Dublin a couple of years ago where it seemed to stay for a fair while, during the summer season, with a technical problem that took a long time to fix.
I wondered how major the problem was and whether the time it took to fix was a resource issue (no manpower / parts) or a cash issue (no money to carry out the repairs) - since then I've wondered about the financial viability of the carrier.



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User currently offlineDIJKKIJK From France, joined Jul 2003, 1780 posts, RR: 4
Reply 6, posted (6 years 4 months 7 hours ago) and read 2804 times:



Quoting Diesel1 (Reply 5):
Can't remember where, but iirc, I read recently there was question over whether the airline was being used as a device for money laundering...

Do you know who owns GirJet?

IIRC, they were planning to start services to Northern India from Italy sometime ago.



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User currently onlineRAFVC10 From Spain, joined Sep 2005, 1980 posts, RR: 7
Reply 7, posted (6 years 4 months 4 hours ago) and read 2691 times:
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Quoting DIJKKIJK (Reply 6):
Do you know who owns GirJet?

Catalonian businessmen.

Quoting TriStar500 (Reply 1):
Girjet? Isn't that the airline, which also operates a single F-100 for Spanair (for whatever reason, I found it always to be very curious that JK needs just this one F-100 as extra capacity)?

They used to operate the F100 equipment last year awaiting the purchase of extra Boeing 717 that were purchased from Olympic Airlines. When the 717's arrived to the JK fleet, the 100 fleet was returned to Girjet.

Quoting Beaucaire (Reply 2):
They also were the airline who had a 757 confiscated in Tchad some time ago,when French NGO's tried to fly out a group of children illegally to France,claiming they were without parents..

Was proved that the airline was not guilty. Only an airline wet-leased from a broker to transport children without the authorisation of their parents. One of the reasons to see actually this airline with it's AOC suspended is to had more than a month a 757 stored at NDJ.



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User currently offlineCurious From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2005, 236 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 2216 times:

anyone know more about the latest on Girjet? what will happen to their fleet. the website hasnt been functional for some time even before the announcement of grounding.

User currently offlineJlbmedia From United States of America, joined Jun 2002, 622 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 2211 times:
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OK. I'll ask....why did they lose their operating licence?


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User currently offlineTonystan From Ireland, joined Jan 2006, 1412 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 2069 times:

Where they anything to do with Eirjet that went belly up there a few years ago in ireland?


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User currently offlineLatinAviation From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 1276 posts, RR: 15
Reply 11, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 2032 times:

Is there a link to the source? Nothing else has been posted about this.

User currently offlineCHRISBA777ER From UK - England, joined Mar 2001, 5964 posts, RR: 62
Reply 12, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 1928 times:

Anyone wanting further info on this please email me.

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User currently offlineShamrock604 From Ireland, joined Sep 2007, 4153 posts, RR: 13
Reply 13, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 1854 times:



Quoting Tonystan (Reply 10):
Where they anything to do with Eirjet that went belly up there a few years ago in ireland?

No, there was no link between the two.



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User currently onlineRazza74 From Australia, joined Mar 2005, 99 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 1781 times:

They recently brought thier 747 to PER

Razza74



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User currently offlineA388 From Netherlands Antilles, joined May 2001, 9692 posts, RR: 11
Reply 15, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1692 times:

Corendon of Turkey recently signed a contract for the upcoming summer season to use one of their 757s to add capacity on the Netherlands flights. Which airline will they now use to meet peak summer demand?

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