Orion Airways was an airline founded in 1979, based in East Midlands Airport in Castle Donington, North West Leicestershire– England. Orion started as a charter airline predominantly in the Mediterranean but went on to successfully develop scheduled services to various holiday destinations. It’s fleet consisted of mostly Boeing 737’s and two Airbus A300’s. Orion was integrated into Britannia during 1989 –

Photo: Boeing 737-2T5 G-BHVH Orion Airways, Manchester, July 1982 –  Andrew Thomas

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