flag-carrier airline of Romania

TAROM is the national airline of Romania. Its main hub is at Otopeni Airport at Bucharest. The government of Romania owns 95% of TAROM. [1]


TAROM began in 1954. [2] Since Romania was part of the Eastern Bloc, TAROM had to fly mostly airplanes made by the Soviet Union. When the Soviet Union ended in 1991, TAROM was allowed to buy airplanes from other countries. [3] TAROM started flying Airbus planes in 1993.[4] In 2010, TAROM joined SkyTeam. [5] As of 2016, TAROM owns 23 airplanes and goes to 79 cities across Europe, Asia, Africa and North America.[6]



  1. "Tarom - Hahn Air Lines". www.hahnair.com.
  2. https://www.tarom.ro/en/about-us/news-and-media/press-releases/details.html?news=414
  3. https://www.tarom.ro/en/about-us/tarom-company/the-fleet/
  4. "Romanian carrier Tarom orders three Airbus A310-300s". UPI.
  5. SkyTeam. "TAROM Airlines Joins SkyTeam". www.prnewswire.com.
  6. "Please verify your request". www.planespotters.net.