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11 February, 2022

EL AL Airlines and SKY express tie up.

New interconnection cooperation for SKY express with the Israeli airline EL AL Airlines, this cooperation offers an even more strategic global destination, as it provides the possibility of booking a single ticket in the network of both airlines.

EL AL Airlines operates flights worldwide and its headquarters are located at Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport. Its fleet consists of 45 aircrafts type Boeing 737-800, 737-900ER,  777-200ER, and 787-9. Respectively, SKY express operates in important European countries and serves 34 Greek destinations.

The alliance with EL AL is added to SKY express' interconnection deals with American Airlines, Air Serbia, Qatar Airways, Air France, KLM, Middle East Airlines, Cyprus Airways, Condor and Dohop. The company that changed the landscape in the country's aviation continues its dynamic international development, further strengthening its position in the international market.

"We want to thank EL AL Airlines for the between us cooperation. Our goal and systematic effort are to have more new collaborations with important companies in our area. The cooperation strengthens our strategy, whose main goal is to offer our passengers more options, but also to strengthen the potential of our country as a dynamic travel destination around the world", stressed Mr Yannis Lidakis Commercial Director SKY express.

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SKY express joins ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ connections service, opening up more than 20 new Greek destinations for easyJet customers

Europe’s leading airline easyJet and Crete-based airline SKY express have announced that through ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ customers will now be able to connect via Athens, Thessaloniki, Corfu, Zakynthos, Preveza, Kefalonia, Rhodes, Larnaca, Chania, Heraklion and Thessaloniki to over 20 new Greek destinations.  

In just a few clicks, customers flying with easyJet will now have access by air to a new host of beautiful  Greek Islands including Mytilene, Paros, Icaria, Astypalaia, Naxos, Vathi, Scio, Lemnos, Karpathos, Kythera, Milos, Alexandroupoli, Kastoria, Skiros, Kozani, Kasos Island, Sitia, Syros, Kalymnos and Laros Island.  

The Greeks Islands offer a huge variety of sites and experiences to enjoy, whether travellers are looking for adventure, exploration or simply rest and relaxation. Naxosis well known for its long white sandy beaches and ideal wind conditions for windsurfing and kitesurfing, whileAlexandrouploi boasts beautiful beaches, great restaurants and abundant wildlife. Astypalaia is a butterfly-shaped island in the Aegean Sea and features whitewashed houses, and uncharted walking paths – perfect for exploring the whole island which is just 11 miles long.

Through technology partner Dohop's innovative platform, customers can book Worldwide by easyJet connections to SKY express flights as well as forward easyJet flights on

Sophie Dekkers, Chief Commercial Officer, at easyJet, commented:  “At easyJet we’re committed to making travel as easy as possible as well as providing great value and more choice for our customers when they travel. We are delighted to be working with SKY express to open up access to even more new destinations this summer and explore all that Greece and its islands have to offer, through our innovative Worldwide by easyJet platform.

17 May, 2021

SKY express starts Athens - Brussels route

Photo Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport welcomed the first scheduled arrival of SKY express over the weekend. The airline operated its first flight between Brussels and Athens on Sunday and will operate the route 3 times a week, until June when their A320neo will operate the route 6 times a week.

“We are very happy to welcome a new airline for this summer season. It’s a much-needed positive sign towards the market. Furthermore, Greece is one of our top destinations in the summer for our Belgian leisure market. Belgians will have more opportunities to fly to Athens and beyond to 34 destinations in Greece thanks to the arrival of SKY express.” says Arnaud Feist, CEO of Brussels Airport Company.

SKY express was founded in 2005 and is now one of the fastest-growing airline companies in Greece. It even has awards for it from the International Airport of Athens and is a member of the IOGR Group of companies, a group that boasts vast experience in the areas of tourism and aviation

Photo Brussels Airport
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25 November, 2020

SKY express to lease four Airbus A320neo aircraft from Aviation Capital Group

Aviation Capital Group, one of the giant aircraft leasing firms has entered into long-term leases with SKY express for four new Airbus A320neo aircraft. 

The first aircraft was delivered on November 6, 2020, with the second aircraft scheduled for delivery in December of this year. The remaining two aircraft are scheduled for delivery in February 2021.

“ACG is excited to have SKY express as a new customer and we are looking forward to building a long-term relationship to support the airline’s business prospects,” said Tom Baker, CEO and president of ACG.

“I want to thank ACG and its people for the excellent cooperation with SKY express and IOGR Group of Companies. Through this cooperation, with the acquisition of the new Airbus A320neo aircraft, SKY express flies higher and changes the landscape of the aviation industry in Greece. At the same time, we’re sending a message of optimism, confidence and trust in the prospects of the Greek economy and tourism,” said Ioannis Grylos, Head of IOGR Group of companies & SKY express.


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15 October, 2020

SKY express orders four A320neo and becomes a new Airbus customer


                      Athens-based airline, SKY express, has placed a firm order for four A320neo aircraft, becoming a new Airbus customer. In addition, the Greek airline recently leased two A320neos from ACG Aviation Capital Group and on that occasion joined the global list of 430 Airbus operators. The airline has selected CFM-International’s Leap-1A engines to power its aircraft.

The οwner of SKY express and Head of IOGR Group of Companies, Mr Ioannis Grylos, said: “Our cooperation with Airbus, through the acquisition of six brand new Α320neo aircrafts, meets our ambition to modernize our fleet and have our company transition to a new era. The combination of the most advanced technology along with the fuel efficiency that this type of aircraft offers are elements that perfectly match the business planning of SKY express for a contemporary fleet that respects the environment and offers safe and quality services to its passengers.”