Virtual Carrier
IATA: n/a
ICAO: n/a
Country/Territory: Switzerland


flyBAIR is a proposed virtual carrier to be based at Bern, Switzerland. The carrier was established by Bern Belp Airport and other Swiss founders, in order to offer scheduled services to holiday destinations from Bern following the grounding of SkyWork Airlines. In Feb-2020, flyBAIR signed a cooperation agreement with Helvetic Airways to enable Helvetic to operate flyBAIR full charter services from Bern and Sion, operating with Embraer E190 equipment. The startup completed a capital increase and entry in the commercial register. The new share capital of the company is CHF1.63 million, with close to 1400 shareholders holding 5520 shares, including a 15.3% held by Flughafen Bern AG. flyBAIR plans to commence service operations in Jul-2020.

On 02-Jun-2020, flyBAIR stated plans to launch operations with a reduced network from Bern in early Jul-2020. Route details are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.

On 12-Jun-2020, Helvetic Airways announced flyBAIR will commence services from Bern and Sion to Palma de Mallorca from 18-Jul-2020.

On 03-Jul-2020, Helvetic Airways announced plans to launch new services from Sion and Bern to Palma de Mallorca on behalf of start-up flyBAIR, effective 18-Jul-2020. Operations on behalf of flyBAIR will then be expanded to include Heraklion and Rhodes in Aug-2020 and Jerez, Kos, Menorca and Preveza in Sep-2020.

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