Avion Express, the largest narrow-body ACMI operator in the world, has signed leasing agreements for three additional Airbus A320 aircraft. These three aircraft have recently been added to the fleet of Avion Express, which now comprises of 18 Airbus A320 family aircraft. During summer-autumn 2018 all three newly leased-in aircraft will be flying on behalf of Avion Express clients in Europe.
With the addition of these three aircraft, Avion Express has completed its fleet expansion for 2018. The current fleet, which is the largest in the history of the company, has been growing consistently over the years back from 2011 when Avion Express started to operate its first Airbus A320 aircraft.
Following the latest additions to the fleet Avion Express CEO Darius Kajokas said, “In times of constantly growing demand for ACMI services, we have worked consistently to increase our fleet and strengthen our position in the market by assisting our clients worldwide. During 2018 and beyond we will continue working hard to further strengthen our stand as a forward-thinking leader in the ACMI market”.
Avion Express has signed a leasing agreement with AviaAM Leasing, a Warsaw Stock Exchange listed aircraft leasing company, for two Airbus A321 aircraft.
Under the operating lease agreement, Avion Express will operate the aircraft for the next 6 years. Both aircraft will operate for Thomas Cook Airlines during the summer season.
Avion Express is the largest narrow-body ACMI operator in the world successfully working with clients in Europe, South America, Asia-Pacific and the Caribbean regions. In 2018 Avion Express will operate 18 Airbus A320 family aircraft.
Wow Air (Keflavik) is coming to Dublin, Ireland. The Icelandic carrier is planning to launch a new Dublin-Keflavik (near Reykjavik) service from June 2, 2015. The service, which will run year round, will see flights operating on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and marks the first scheduled service between the two locations.
The airline is also planning to introduce North American service to Boston next year (possibly in March) according to Airline Route.
Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems/AirlinersGallery.com. Operated by Avion Express for Wow Air, Airbus A320-232 TF-WOW (msn 2457) taxies at Amsterdam.
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Wow Air (Keflavik) according to the new airline, “has announced increased competition in the marketplace, one of the main goals is to make flights to and from Iceland cheaper than ever.”
The airline flew to 13 destinations in Europe this summer; Copenhagen, London, Paris, Lyon, Alicante, Zurich, Basel, Stuttgart, Cologne, Berlin, Kaunas, Warsaw and Krakow.
This winter Wow Air will fly to Iceland from Berlin, London, and Alicante. Around Christmas the airline will offer flights to Copenhagen, Warsaw and Kaunas and over the ski season from December until March Wow Air offer ski flights to Salzburg.
Wow Air fleet consists of two Airbus A320s named WOW Force One and WOW Force Two. The aircraft are comfortably set up with 30-32 inch leg space and are wet leased from Avion Express.
Copyright Photo: Rolf Wallner. Airbus A320-231 LY-COS (msn 415) taxies at Zurich.
Cosmo Airlines (Madrid) is a new Spanish charter and ACMI carrier. On July 10 the new airline took delivery of its first aircraft, this Airbus A320. A320-212 LY-COM (msn 528) is actually wet-leased from Avion Express (Vilnius).
Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems. LY-COM is pictured on the ramp today operating a flight to Kos, Greece for Arkefly.