GetJet Airlines, the IOSA-approved Lithuanian ACMI and Charter carrier, has announced the wet-lease of one Boeing 737-800 to Swoop, the Canadian ultra-low-cost carrier owned by WestJet, the second largest airline in Canada and one of the top 10 airlines in North America by the number of passengers carried.
GetJet Airlines’ Boeing 737-800 bearing the registration LY-DUE was delivered to Toronto Pearson International Airport on New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2022, before beginning commercial operations within Swoops’ network on January 1, 2023.
GetJet Airlines has a proven experience in the Canadian market – the company has operated flights on behalf of Sunwings, the Canadian leisure carrier. The partnership was a milestone in the airlines’ growth internationally in 2019.
GetJet Airlines has entered a long-term partnership with the Nigerian operator Ibom Air.
The two airlines signed a twelve-month wet-lease agreement for two Airbus A320-200 aircraft.
The aircraft bearing the Lithuanian registrations of LY-GYM and LY-FAS commenced commercial operations on November 21, 2022.
GetJet Airlines, in cooperation with its established affiliates, will further support Ibom Air via crew training and line maintenance services in Nigeria. The broader strategy for this partnership between the Akwa Ibom state-owned airline, and the Lithuanian ACMI specialist GetJet Airlines, is strengthening Ibom Air’s competitive position within the West African market.
Top Copyright Photo: GetJet Airlines Airbus A320-233 LY-EMU (msn 2118) AYT (Ton Jochems). Image: 947497.
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GetJet Airlines, an IOSA approved Lithuanian ACMI and charter carrier, expands its fleet by adding a Boeing 737-800, featuring a single economy class cabin of 189 seats. The aircraft, bearing the Lithuanian registration LY-UNO, is the only Boeing 737 of its type to be operated by any carrier within the Baltic countries.
Following the Introduction of LY-UNO, GetJet Airlines has secured a further four Boeing 737-800 units into its fleet, with two aircraft slated for delivery this summer (tail numbers LY-DUE, LY-TRE), preceding the induction of 2 more units by the 4th quarter of 2022, all of which will be available primarily for ACMI operations to clients globally. The aircraft (MSN 33801), manufactured in 2004, entered commercial service utilizing the Lithuanian carrier’s call sign on June 25, 2022, operating flights between Vilnius and Heraklion.
‘GetJet Airlines has historically incorporated Boeing aircraft as an integral part of our fleet strategy, having performed our first ever commercial flight on a 737 Classic back in 2016. Today, we are proud to introduce the Boeing 737 NG an aircraft that will serve our valued ACMI clients worldwide. After taking delivery of our first of five 737-800 units, GetJet Airlines is poised to deliver the capabilities our clients need to capitalise on this surge in summer demand and beyond,’ comments Rūta Kulvinskaitė, GetJet Airlines CEO.
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GetJet Airlines, a Lithuanian airline, ACMI, and charter service provider operating since 2016, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Corendon Airlines, a leisure airline transporting tourists between Europe and holiday destinations across the Eastern Mediterranean.
Under the terms of the 7-month ACMI agreement, GetJet Airlines will operate flights on behalf of Corendon Airlines for the Summer 2022 season, starting from April 1, 2022.
Two GetJet Airlines’ Airbus A320 type aircraft, based in Antalya, will operate flights connecting popular European destinations.
GoJet Airlines today announced it is joining Aviate, United Airlines’ innovative pilot development program. Aviate provides those who aspire to a career as a United captain with the most direct route to achieving that goal.
GoJet is proud to be a part of this innovative and transformative program for so many aspiring and current aviation professionals. GoJet plans to expand pilot hiring in 2021 to support the growth of its fleet and the carrier is thrilled to have this avenue for current and prospective pilots to advance in their careers.
The Aviate program will allow GoJet pilots a direct path towards flying for United after successfully applying to the program, maintaining high performance standards, meeting the airline’s requirements and flying 2000 hours and 24 months with GoJet, a United Express carrier. Aviate also provides support and coaching for pilots to develop into leaders who exemplify the professionalism, level of excellence and commitment to providing safe, caring, dependable and efficient service that United expects from its pilots.
With GoJet rapidly growing its fleet of CRJ550’s, this program provides a great opportunity for pilots and first officers to move forward in their career paths.
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.