IATA Code: FO | ICAO Code: FXX | Callsign ----
Felix Airways initiated its operations on 26 October 2008 with one CRJ700 aircraft and a paid up capital of US$ 80 million. Currently has a fleet of 4 aircraft (for details see below) and plans in near future to double its fleet, to serve all domestic and addtional international destinations. Domestically Felix Airways serves 8 locations: Aden, Riyan, Taiz, Hodiedah, Sayoun, Alghaydah, Attaq and Socotra. Regional destinations, Felix Airways serves Dammam, Medinah, Djibouti, Sharjah, Abh and Jeddah with plans for Al Taif, Jazan, Alexandria, Beirut, Dubai, Doha, Bahrain, Al Khurtum, Hargetsa, Mombasa, Zinzibar and Dar Es Salam.
Felix Airways was incorporated with the objective to take over Yemenia’s domestic network, which was not profitable in the past. Yemenia has transferred its domestic traffic rights to Felix Airways, and converted to a 25 percent equity stake, which might create certain issues if Felix Airways expands internationally in the future. Yemen Airways, released some of its senior staff to operate and manage the Felix Airways.
Felix Airways has signed a new contract with Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey regarding maintenance, overhaul and lease engine support of its CF34-3B and CF34-8C engines over the upcoming seven years.
Lufthansa Technik AG and Felix Airways from the Republic of Yemen have signed a seven-year-contract regarding a Total Component Support TCS® for the regional start-up carrier's Bombardier CRJ fleet.