Sovereign World Air Lines

About Sovereign World Air Lines

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Sovereign World Air Lines Description

Sovereign World Air Lines is the largest airline in the United Kingdom, operating both Domestic and International services to 6 continents. The airline is based in Ringway, near its main hub at Manchester Airport.

Sovereign World Air Lines was established by the United Kingdom government in 1960 by the merging of two nationalized airline corporations, Great Northern Airways and Sovereign Aerial Services which was completed officially on 21 January 1960.

Sovereign is a founding member of the Jetset Alliance, along with Fresh! Airlines (UK), Luftjet (Germany), Flybyjet Airlines (Norway), Diamond Air (USA) and the now-defunct Austronesian Airways (New Zealand). The alliance has since grown to become the forth-largest, after Oneworld, SkyTeam and Star Alliance.

A long-time Boeing and Fokker customer, Sovereign operates Boeing 747s, 757s, MD-11s and Fokker F70 /F100s.

On October 2008, Sovereign ordered 180 Airbus A350 family, marking the start of its long-haul fleet replacement. The centerpiece of the airline's long-haul fleet is the Boeing MD-11, however these are expected for retirement by 2025.
Sovereign World Air Lines is the largest operator of the Boeing MD-11 in the world, with 173 registered to the airline.

Alongside it’s Main Hub at Manchester Airport, Sovereign also operates from 5 other Hubs within the UK: London’s Heathrow and Stansted Airports, Birmingham Airport, Newcastle Airport and it’s recently established hub at Leeds-Bradford Airport.

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Sovereign World Air Lines is located at Manchester Airport, Ringway