Astraeus is a well known airline of United Kingdom and has its base at Crawley, England. Its chief hubs were the London Gatwick Airport and the Manchester Airport. This UK-based airline was established by the staff of the British World Airlines and Aberdeen Asset Management International Investment Group. Since its beginning on 21st March 2002, the airline was addressed as Astraeus Limited. Since 6th April 2002 the Astraeus started its operations. Soon in 2004, Astraeus airline launched the trans-Atlantic charters and opened new routes by incorporating additional flights for the domestic and international passengers.
In the later part of 2006, Fons Eignarhaldsfelag, the Icelandic investment company was successful in acquiring 51% share of the Astraeus airline. The other share is being held by equally shared by the Aberdeen Asset Management International Investment Group and the management team of Astraeus.
It serves almost 15 different destinations in Europe, Africa, North America and Asia. For holding the United Kingdom civil Aviation Authority Type A Operating License, the Astraeus airlines has the authority to carry passengers, cargoes as well as mails on there aircrafts.
The aircrafts encompassed by the Astraeus airline are as follows:
The punctuality, comfort and friendly staff of the Astraeus airline ensures a safe and soothing journey to there passengers. Spacious cabins and entertainment facility helps the travelers to feel relaxed. Other facilities provided by the Astraeus airline of United Kingdom are:
Apart from these regular facilities, Astraeus airline also caters there passengers with hotel and flight booking, airport car parking, car hire and even access to the airport lounge.
- In-flight meals; one can choose from the varied types of meals available
- Kids pack
- Complimentary champagne cocktails and other drinks
- Other amenity kits
- Exclusive assistance is provided to the special cases such as handicapped people, unaccompanied minors and juveniles.