Air Comet

Air Comet
Air Comet Information Air Comet Fleets
Air Comet History Air Comet Contact & Phone Number
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Air Comet Information

Air Comet IATA
A7
Air Comet ICAO
MPD
Air Comet Callsign
RED COMET
Founded 1996
Hubs Madrid Barajas International Airport
Frequent flyer program Club Air Comet
Fleet size 12 (+74 orders)
Destinations 10
Parent company Grupo Marsans
Headquarters Madrid, Spain
Key people Gerardo Díaz Ferrán
Website http://www.aircomet.com/

Air Comet History

Air Comet Detail

Air Comet had its base in Madrid, Spain. It was formerly known as Air Plus Comet. It operated planned long-hauled services from Madrid to 13 goals in South and Central America, with services in Europe. Its significant base is Madrid Barajas International Airport, Terminal 1. It operates together with popular airlines such as AeroSur and Air Europe in various code share conformities.

Air Comet History

The airline was originated in the year of December 1996 as the Air plus Comet and began process in March 1997. Mainly it operated long-haul charter services from Palma de Mallorca and Madrid to purposes in Caribbean and America. Under Air Comet name in January 2007, it started as a complete service carrier. It is completed owned through Grupo Marsans.

In January 2007, Air Comet captured some of obsolete Air Madrid airline's Latin American ways. It established passengers left locked (those who had previously flown a part of their ticket) for a flat fee of 200 USD.
On 25th May 2007, to focus on the expansion in Latin American and European markets, Air Comet cancelled its flights to United States.

Grupo Marsans purchased 4 Airbus A380's, all of which will leave to Air Comet. As a result, Air Comet will be primary Spanish airline which will work A380 in May 2011.

Finally in August 2008, the primary of seventeen totally new Airbus A330 will be included into fleet which will wrap long-haul services to Buenos Aires, Bogota, Lima with to Guayaquil and Quito. The airline is in complete procedure of growth and will include new airplane in addition to expand their goal network particularly in Colombia Cartagena, Venezuela Maturin and America.

In September 2008 Air Comet poised provisionally two of its ways San José de Costa Rica and Santiago de Chile, to be equal to elevate the occurrences in other ways until all new planes turn up.

On 11th February 2009, Air Comet has been poised from IATA Clearing House owing to evasion of January stability.
At the moment of writing (April 10 2009) Air Comet has botched to disburse a noteworthy number of its workers earnings dating back to January 2009.

On the year of 21st December 2009, Air Comet declared it was finishing its operations.

Air Comet Destinations

Air Comet flies to next destinations (as of December 2009):North America

  • Havana - José Marti International Airport

 

South America

  • Buenos Aires - Ezeiza International Airport
  • Lima - Jorge Chavez International Airport
  • Guayaquil - José Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport
  • Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Viru Viru Airport
  • Quito - Maris cal Sucre International Airport
  • Bogotá - El Dorado International Airport

 

Europe

  • Madrid - Barajas Airport Main Hub

 

Air Comet Fleet

As of 19 February 2009, Air Comet fleet's standard age is 12.2 years.
On 7 January 2007, Grupo Marsans who manages Air Comet, orders 12 A330-200, of which all will delivered to Air Comet in 2008-2009.

On 12 October 2007, Grupo Marsans created a beginning order for 61 diverse Airbus airplane containing 5 additional A330, 42 A320 families (12 A319, 25 A320, 5 A321), 10 A350 and 4 A380, of which part (including 2 A380) will leave to Air Comet.

On 17 December 2007, Grupo Marsans adjoins 2 more choices for A380 model. All A380 will be transported with 620 seats arrangement (12 first, 66 businesses and 542 tourists).

Air Comet Destinations

Air Comet Destinations in Europe

  • Madrid - Barajas Airport Main Hub

Air Comet Destinations in North America

  • Havana - José Martí International Airport
  • Mexico City - Mexico City International Airport [begins 1 December]
  • Cancun - Cancun International Airport
  • San Jose, Costa Rica - Juan Santamaría International Airport

Air Comet Destinations in South America

  • Bogota - El Dorado International Airport
  • Buenos Aires - Ezeiza International Airport
  • Guayaquil - José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport
  • Lima - Jorge Chavez International Airport
  • Quito - Mariscal Sucre International Airport
  • Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Viru Viru Airport

Air Comet Fleet

Aircraft Total Orders   Options   Passengers
(A Class/Turista Confort/Turista)  
Haul   Entry into Service  
Airbus A319-100 0 12 0 - Regional -
Airbus A320-211 3 25 0 168 (12/156) Regional In service
Airbus A321-200 0 5 0 - Regional -
Airbus A330-200 4 13 0 286 (24/-/259) Medium-long haul In service
Airbus A340-300 2 0 0 255 (30/28/227)
252 (6/42/204)
Medium-long haul In service
Airbus A350-900 XWB 0 10 0 - Long Haul 2014
Airbus A380-800 0 4 0 620 (12/66/542) Ultra long haul 2010

Air Comet Contact & Phone Number

State Name Phone Number Timings
ARGENTINA 0-800-222-2663 06.00 a 24.00
COLOMBIA 01-800-700-7587 06.00 a 22.00
ECUADOR 1-800-111-888 06.00 a 22.00
ESPAÑA 902-380-350 09.00 a 23.00
PERU 0-800-52-222 06.00 a 22.00