Global Crossing Airlines announces European summer wet charter program with TUI fly Netherlands
MIAMI, June 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global Crossing Airlines Group Inc. (JET: NEO; JET.B: NEO; JETMF: OTCQB) (the “Company” Where “GlobalX”) is pleased to announce the signing of an ACMI wet lease agreement for the operation of two (2) Airbus A320 (the “Plane”) for TUI Airlines Netherlands BV (« TUI fly Netherlands”), for use in its European summer programs. GlobalX will provide the qualified aircraft and crew to TUI fly Netherlands for peak season flights in July and August 2022. From an operating base in Amsterdam, GlobalX will operate daily flights throughout Europe.
“We are honored to fly for TUI fly Netherlands, part of TUI, Europe’s largest travel agency and one of Europe’s largest airlines. We greatly appreciate their trust in us to transport their valued clients to their vacations. We plan to grow as a company by also observing and learning best practices from TUI fly Netherlands in their day-to-day operations,” said Ed Wegel, President and CEO of GlobalX.
“Each year, TUI and its airlines need additional aircraft capacity to meet peak season demand in our European markets. GlobalX, as a new operator with an experienced team, offers a perfect match with our demands and we are happy to welcome them into our network,” said Roel Martens, Head of Aeronautical Leasing at TUI.
About Global Crossing Airlines
GlobalX is a US national flag 121 and additional airline flying the Airbus A320 family aircraft. GlobalX flies as an ACMI passenger and charter airline serving the United States, Caribbean and Latin American markets. In 2022, GlobalX will enter ACMI freighter service flying the A321 freighter, subject to DOT and FAA approvals. For more information, visit www.globalxair.com.
TUI is the leading travel agency in the Netherlands and is part of the international TUI Group, one of the world’s leading tourism groups. The vast portfolio brought together under the umbrella of the group includes powerful tour operators, 1,600 leading travel agencies and online portals, five airlines with around 150 aircraft, more than 400 hotels, 16 cruise liners and numerous agencies receptive in all the main holiday destinations of the world. It covers the entire tourism value chain under one roof. This integrated offer allows the company to provide 27 million customers with an unparalleled vacation experience in 180 regions. A key feature of the corporate culture is the overall responsibility for economic, environmental and social sustainability. This is reflected in over 20 years of commitment to sustainable tourism.
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