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Greek carrier introduces first jets in ‘new era’

Greek airline Sky Express is to introduce jet aircraft into its fleet as it moves to expand its network internationally.

The private carrier has acquired six new generation Airbus Α320neos to be introduced by March 2021.

They will operate with a new livery as the Athens-based airline upgrades its current fleet of turboprop aircraft, which currently serve 34 domestic destinations, including hubs at Heraklion in Crete and Thessaloniki.

The first aircraft will be deployed on the Athens–Thessaloniki route from December 14.

The airline said: “The acquisition of these aircraft marks a new era for Sky Express and it inevitably changes the airline industry landscape of Greece.” 

Ioannis Grylos, owner of Sky Express and president of the IOGR group of companies, said:”Our co-operation with Airbus, through the acquisition of six brand new Α320neo aircraft, responds to our ambition to modernise our fleet and take our company into a new era.”

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