Blue Air

Low Cost Carrier
In service


Blue Air was Romania's first low cost carrier, commencing operations in Dec-2004. The carrier's main hub is at Bucharest Otopeni International Airport, with smaller operational bases at seven European airports flying internationally to western European destinations. On 20-Aug-2013, Blue Air Transport Aerian sold the company to new owners, Airline Management Solutions, consisting of a number of private Romanian shareholders, the company's name was subsequently changed to Blue Air - Airline Management Solutions S.R.L.

In Jul-2021, Ridgecrest entered a non-binding heads of agreement with Cristian Rada, as a result of which Ridgecrest will acquire Airline Invest and its wholly owned subsidiaries Blue Air Aviation and Blue Air Technic. On completion, Ridgecrest will be renamed Blue Air Group. The proposed transaction is subject to matters including the execution of a share purchase agreement, the completion of fundraising by Blue Air, approval by Ridgecrest's shareholders and the raising of new equity funds for the enlarged group.

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