Greek carrier Sky Express orders four Airbus A320neo jets

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Greek airline Sky Express has ordered four Airbus A320neo aircraft as it plans to expand into international operations.

Greek airline Sky Express has ordered four Airbus A320neo aircraft as it plans to expand into international markets.

The firm commitment is on top of the Athens-based carrier’s recent decision to lease two A320neos from ACG Aviation Capital, Airbus notes in an announcement today.

“Our co-operation with Airbus, through the acquisition of six brand-new Α320neo aircraft, meets our ambition to modernise our fleet and have our company transition to a new era,” states Sky Express owner Ioannis Grylos.

A320neo SKY EXPRESS

Source: Airbus

Airbus chief commercial officer Christian Scherer adds: “It is good news that Sky Express has chosen the A320neo to expand its operations and destinations to an international European network.”

The aircraft will be powered by CFM International Leap-1A engines.

The regional carrier, which has historically specialised in flights between the Greek islands, is a new Airbus customer. It entered the coronavirus crisis with an in-service fleet featuring six ATR 42s and five ATR 72s on 1 March, Cirium fleets data shows.

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