Finnair will lease an Airbus A320 aircraft and flight deck crew from the Lithuanian airline GetJet Airlines to support Finnair’s growing traffic from summer 2018 to early 2019.
The leased GetJet aircraft will operate some of Finnair’s flights from Helsinki to Budapest, Berlin, Vienna, Prague, Krakow and Pafos between June 8, 2018 and January 7, 2019. The pilots will be from GetJet while the cabin crew and service concept will be from Finnair.
“We have a record number of flights next summer to both Asia and Europe. The leased aircraft will for its part ensure that we are able to operate all the flights in our traffic plan,” says Juha Järvinen, Chief Commercial Officer at Finnair.
Customers are able to see the operating carrier when they are making their bookings on Finnair.com. Customers who already have a reservation on one of the flights that will be operated with the leased aircraft will be informed of the change in operating carrier through s text message or email. Customers can change their travel date due to this change in operating carrier if they so wish.
GetJet Airlines was granted by the Republic of Lithuania (CAA) an air operator’s certificate (AOC) in March, 2016.
GetJet leased Airbus A320-214 (msn 1087) from AerCap, on August 4, 2017.