Category Archives: SmartLynx

SmartLynx to lease Airbus A321 YL-LCV to Jet2.com in summer 2018

SmartLynx has issued this statement:

In December 2017 SmartLynx signed a long-term damp lease agreement for 2018 with Jet2.com.

According to the agreement between SmartLynx Airlines Ltd. and Jet2.com, SmartLynx will damp lease one 220-seat Airbus A321-200 with Latvian registration mark of YL-LCV (msn 2216) to Jet2.com from May 15, 2018 until October 31, 2018. The aircraft will operate from the base in Birmingham Airport (BHX), UK.

Smartlynx took delivery of YL-LCV on December 15, 2017 from Macquarie Airfinance Acquisitions Ltd. (Ireland).

Aircraft will fly to holiday destinations such as Rhodes, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Larnaca, Palma de Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, Malaga, Fuerteventura etc.

SmartLynx had a successful collaboration with Jet2.com in 2017.

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SmartLynx signs a wet lease agreement with Condor for YL-LCQ

In December 2017 SmartLynx Airlines Ltd. signed a long-term wet lease agreement for 2018 with the German leisure airline Condor Flugdienst GmbH.

According to the agreement between SmartLynx and Condor, SmartLynx will wet lease to Condor a 220-seat Airbus A321-200 with the Latvian registration mark of YL-LCQ (msn 2211) from January 7, 2018 to March 31, 2018. The aircraft will operate from the base in Munich Airport (MUC), Germany.


The aircraft will fly to holiday destinations such as Rhodes, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Larnaca, Palma de Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, Malaga, and Fuerteventura.

Condor is a new partner of SmartLynx.

In other news, in 2017 SmartLynx introduced a new livery, now applied to ES-SAM.

All photos by SmartLynx.

SmartLynx route map:

Video: YL-LCQ was previously operated for Thomas Cook Airlines:

SmartLynx continues its cooperation with TUI Airlines Belgium by wet leasing three A320s for 2018

TUI Airlines (Belgium) (SmartLynx Airlines Estonia) Airbus A320-214 ES-SAK (msn 888) PMI (Javier Rodriguez). Image: 937666.

SmartLynx has issued this statement:

According to the agreement between SmartLynx Airlines Estonia OU, the Estonian subsidiary of SmartLynx Airlines Ltd., and TUI Airlines Belgium N.V. signed in November 2017, SmartLynx will wet lease three Airbus A320 swith Estonian registration marks ES-SAO (msn 936), ES-SAK (msn 888) and ES-SAS (msn 1725) to TUI Airlines Belgium.

The aircraft seating configuration is 180 Y all economy, MTOW 77 tons.

The lease term for all three aircraft differs, the total term of the leases ranges from April 16, 2017 until  October 30, 2018.

All aircraft will operate from the base in Brussels, Belgium.

This is a continuation of a successful collaboration initiated between these two airlines in 2016.

At the beginning of 2017, SmartLynx wet leased two aircraft Airbus A320 to TUI Airlines Belgium.

Copyright Photo: TUI Airlines (Belgium) (SmartLynx Airlines Estonia) Airbus A320-214 ES-SAK (msn 888) PMI (Javier Rodriguez). Image: 937666.

SmartLynx to operate six Airbus A320s for easyJet for the Berlin Tegel operation

SmartLynx Airlines (Latvia) Airbus A320-211 YL-LCD (msn 359) MXP (Richard Vandervord). Image: 903723.

SmartLynx Airlines has issued this statement:

In November 2017, SmartLynx Airlines signed a long-term wet-lease contract with easyJet. According to the contract, SmartLynx will lease to easyJet six 180-seat Airbus A320: four with Latvian registration marks (YL-LCT, msn 2233; YL-LCU, msn 1762; YL-LCS, msn 566 and YL-LCN, msn 662) and two with Estonian registration marks (ES-SAO, msn 936 and ES-SAQ, msn 984). The lease term for all aircraft is from January 7 until March 31,2018.

All aircraft will operate from Tegel Airport in Berlin, Germany.

This is a continuation of a successful collaboration between the two airlines in the beginning of 2017 when SmartLynx wet leased three aircraft A320s to easyJet.

Copyright Photo: SmartLynx Airlines (Latvia) Airbus A320-211 YL-LCD (msn 359) MXP (Richard Vandervord). Image: 903723.

Trawel Fly starts operations in Italy

 

Astraeus' Boeing 737-76N G-STRH (msn 32737) arrives at Rome (Fiumicino) from Manchester with Manchester United fans for the match with Barcelona.  Copyright Photo: Aldo Bidini.

Astraeus' Boeing 737-76N G-STRH (msn 32737) arrives at Rome (Fiumicino) from Manchester with Manchester United fans for the match with Barcelona. Copyright Photo: Aldo Bidini.

Trawel Fly (Bergamo-Orio al Serio) is a new airline operating from the Milan area (Bergamo and Malpensa) and Verona to holiday destinations such as Olbia, Cagliari, Naples, Catania, Crotone, Crete and Rhodes.  Operations commenced on May 30 with a charter flight from Bergamo to Olbia with a leased Astraeus Boeing 737-76N G-STRH (msn 32737) painted in full red, green and white colors of Trawel Fly.  Scheduled operations began on June 6 with a Bergamo-Crotone roundtrip. The company also employs SmartLynx Airlines to operate the Milan (Malpensa)-Crotone route and Seagle Air to operate the Verona-Crotone route.