Avion Express to lease four Airbus A320 aircraft to LOT
Avion Express, the largest narrow-body ACMI operator in the world, has reached an agreement to wet-lease four Airbus A320 aircraft to the Polish National Airline LOT.
Under the ACMI agreement, signed until 31st of May 2020, two Airbus A320 aircraft will start flying for LOT Polish Airlines from 14th of January 2020 and the other two will commence flight operations on 1st of February 2020.
All of the aircraft will be deployed in Warsaw, whereas flights are set to be conducted within the domestic and international area.
“We were discussing potential business opportunities with LOT for past several months and it is great that these talks came to fruition. LOT is one of the most experienced and rapidly growing carriers in the current market. It will be our pleasure to provide ACMI services to this carrier”, - said Darius Kajokas, Avion Express CEO.
Established in 1930 by the Polish government, LOT is currently the third longest-operating European airline. In recent years, LOT has become one of the leaders in Central and Eastern Europe airspace with regard to passenger services – during 2018 more than 8.9 million passengers travelled with LOT. Over the past four years, the Polish company has launched more than 70 new destinations and acquired 40 aircraft. Current LOT fleet consists of more than 90 aircraft.
About Avion Express
Avion Express is the largest narrow-body ACMI operator in the world successfully working with clients in Europe as well as Africa, Asia-Pacific, South America. In 2019 the airline had reached its largest to date fleet of 22 Airbus A320 family aircraft. To strengthen its position in the market, in 2019 Avion Express established Avion Express Malta, a subsidiary airline based in Malta which operates Airbus A320 family aircraft.
Avion Express is a company of Avia Solutions Group, the largest aerospace business group from Central and Eastern Europe with 67 offices and production stations providing aviation services and solutions worldwide.
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