- Founded in 1954
- Airport Location: Romania
- Owner: Romania Ministry of Transport (97.05%)
- Number of targets: 50 (with charter flights)
- Objectives: 12 destinations in their own country, others in the rest of Europe as well as Africa and Asia
- Member of an alliance: SkyTeam
- Frequent Flyer Program : Flying Blue
- Aircraft Types: Airbus A318-100, Boeing 737-300 / 737-700 / 737-800, ATR 42-500 / 72-500
- Average age aircraft:-
- Number of aircraft: 23
- Aircraft manufacturer with which the airline Tarom co-operates: Airbus , Boeing , ATR
Tarom is Romania's national flag carrier airline. It is located in Otopeni, near the center of Bucharest. The airline, established in 1954, uses Henri Coandă International Airport as a hub. Iaşi International Airport is the secondary hub. The airline name (Transporturile Aeriene Române) is from the initials of the name. In 2010, the airline became a member of SkyTeam, a global aviation alliance. In 2016, it has achieved 2.4 million passengers with an occupancy rate of 70%.
In addition to scheduled flights, charter flights are available in certain destinations during the summer months. Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt; In Greece, Korfu, Khandiya, Kamari, Kos, Mykonos, Preveze, Rhodes, Skiathos; Tenerife in Spain; Antalya and Bodrum in Turkey.
Apart from these destinations, the airline also makes seasonal flights to cities in Cairo and Palma de Mallorca on a scheduled basis.
Domestic flight points flying in Romania; Baia Mare, Satu Mare, Sibiu, Suceava, Targu Mures and Timişoara.
Countries where the airline is flying abroad; Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Netherlands, Serbia, Spain and Sweden.
The airline has a codeshare agreement with the following airlines.
|Aegean Airlines||Austrian Airlines|
|Air Europa||Bulgaria Air|
|Air France||Czech Airlines|
|airBaltic||Middle East Airlines|
FLYING BLUE FREQUENT FLYER PROGRAM
The Flying Blue airline's frequent flyer program,Tarom, brings numerous benefits to members and loyal customers. This includes the opportunity to benefit from numerous advantages during the flight as well as discounted fares. Membership benefits include more baggage, free use of the lounges at certain airports, and faster boarding through the Priority Check-in. In addition to flights with Tarom, Miles can also be collected via other partner airlines with regard to Flying Blue.
Four levels of membership make the program special
Many frequent flyer programs have a maximum of two to three membership categories. If you want to become a member of Flying Blue, you can choose between four levels of membership. The level Ivory is considered a basic category and can be claimed by a simple registration. The other three levels are the elite categories. The Silver status provides as a prerequisite the minimum use of 30,000 flight miles for people residing in France, and 25,000 flight miles for persons resident in other countries. Gold is 60,000 and 40,000 miles, and Platinum is 90,000 miles and 70,000 miles respectively.
A piece of luggage measuring 55 x 40 x 20 cm (Boeing / Airbus machines) or 35 x 30 x 20 cm (ATR machines) may be carried in the cabin as part of the hand luggage. In addition, the carrying of a bag or of an object, such as a laptop or a camera, is permitted, for which the dimensions mentioned also apply. The total weight of the hand luggage should not exceed 10 kg.
A baggage to be carried in the cargo area must not exceed 23 kg and a total of 158 cm. Baggage rights on Tarom airlines vary according to cabin type, loyalty program membership level and flight class. The size of the luggage must not exceed 158cm for adult passengers and 110cm for infant passengers. On all flights, children not older than 2 years are entitled to a 10kg and a collapsible stroller. Here is a detailed table about the baggage allowances that can be taken.
|All Passengers||3 pieces / 23kg each||1 piece / 23kg|
|Frequent Flyer SkyTeam members: Elite / Elite Plus||extra 1 piece / 23kg||extra 1 piece / 23kg|
|Sailors who paid rates dedicated to sailors||3 pieces / 23kg each||2 pieces / 23kg each|
Other baggage of Tarom airlines is free of charge within the baggage allowance. However, other baggage such as bicycles, diving equipment, surfboards are charged. You may also have to pay for pets. Please visit the airline's web site for your special baggage.