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22 May, 2023

ASKY Airlines to lease 2 used Boeing 737 MAX jets from AerCap

ASKY Airlines signs lease deal for two Boeing 737 Max jets with AerCap


AerCap Holdings confirmed today that it has signed lease agreements for two used Boeing 737- MAX 8 jets with the Pan-African Airline, headquartered in Togo, ASKY.  AerCap advises that the aircraft are scheduled to be delivered in June and August of this year June through August 2023.

Esayas W. HAILU, the CEO of ASKY said:  "I consider it an honour to introduce state-of-the-art B737-8 MAX aircraft into the ASKY fleet, which will support our wide regional network in our continuous endeavour to serve our esteemed customers," 

Hailu believes the Boeing 737- MAX 8 jets will further enhance ASKY's brand image in the eyes of the African travelling public. 

ASKY, benefits from having Ethiopian Airlines as its strategic partner which has helped build the airline to operate a fleet comprising of twelve aircraft including, eight Boeing 737-800s and four Boeing 737-700s. The carrier services twenty-six cities in twenty-four countries within Africa. 

In attendance at the announcement ceremony was the CEO of ASKY, Esayas W. HAILU, the CEO of AerCap, Aengus Kelly, the Board Chairman of Ethiopian Airlines Group and Aviation Advisor to Togo, Mr Girma Wake, Board members of ASKY, and other distinguished guests.

"We are delighted to welcome ASKY as a new customer to AerCap and particularly pleased to place the first MAX in Togo," said Aengus Kelly, the CEO of AerCap. "AerCap is the largest lessor in Africa with 14 airline customers on the continent, and we are pleased to continue to support the growth and development of African aviation. We wish the ASKY team every success and look forward to working with them as these aircraft deliver."

20 October, 2017

Ethiopian and ASKY

The leading African airline, Ethiopian has finalized arrangments with flight partner ASKY Airlines, to resume services to and from the West African cities of Monrovia, Freetown and Banjul effective November 1, 2017.

Regarding the service resumption, Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, Mewolde GebreMariam said, “Air connectivity is a vital component and key driver of economic development. As an indigenous African Airline, we have always been committed to connecting African states together and with the rest of the world through the efficient and seamless network. In line with our multi-hub strategy in Africa: one brand with multiple products, we are proud of the successful partnership with ASKY and we have been successfully serving the needs of passengers travelling within, to and from West and Central Africa through our Lomรฉ hub. The addition of Free Town, Monrovia and Banjul in our vast inter African network would provide travellers from these cities added convenience to seamlessly connect to more than 100 international destinations via Ethiopian global network in five continents. Moreover, in addition to these cities, Accra will be able to connect to Ethiopian flights to Newark in Lomรฉ, giving Ghanaian travellers convenient connectivity to the New York triState area.”