Airlines Remembered

Sabre Airways

Photos © R.Leeuw

Ceased operations: 2001
Homebase: London-Gatwick, UK
Founded: 1994
ICAO callsign: Sabre
Prefix IATA: -- / ICAO: SBE
Operations: Passengers

Lining up on the runway of Manchester-MAN for departure is Boeing 737-81Q G-LFJB (c/n 29051 / 479), on 19Aug00.

Sabre Airways was renamed/merged to Excel Airways in 2001 (which in turn, in 2006, was renamed to XL Airways), when the Libra Holiday Group (largest touroperator in UK) bought a majority share (effective May01)
The fleetlist in 2000 showed a fleet of Boeing 727-200s (G-BNNI, G-BPND, G-OPMN) and 737-800s (G-LFJB, G-ODMW, G-OJSW, G-OKDN).

Sabre Airways on

Source: AeroTransport Data Bank
JP Airline Fleets, 2000 edition

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