ArkeFly (Amsterdam) has announced scheduled service beginning on June 24, 2011 from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) to Sanford International Airport near Orlando. This is the first ever nonstop scheduled service between Amsterdam and Orlando Sanford. ArkeFly is part of the World of TUI whose brand Thomson Airways currently operates year-round between various points in the United Kingdom and Orlando Sanford.
This new year-round service will operate twice weekly on Mondays and Fridays using 283-seat Boeing 767-300 ER aircraft configured with 31 Premium Comfort seats, 154 Comfort Class seats and 98 Economy Class seats.
Nonstop service on Mondays is scheduled to leave Amsterdam at 8:30 AM (0830) and arrive at Orlando Sanford at 12:45 PM (1245); flights will depart Orlando Sanford at 2:30 PM (1430) and arrive in Amsterdam at 7:15 AM (0715) (on Tuesdays) via Miami. On Fridays the nonstop service is scheduled to leave Amsterdam at 2:30 PM (1430) and arrive at Orlando Sanford at 7:45 PM (1945); flights will depart Orlando Sanford at 9:30 PM (2130) and arrive in Amsterdam at 1:15 PM (1315)(on Saturdays) via a stop in Miami. All flight times are local.
Copyright Photo: James Mellon. Arkefly has leased this Boeing 767-304 ER PH-OYI (msn 291238) from sister airline Thomson Airways. It was delivered yesterday from Luton Airport.