Greece’s Sky Express appoints AVIAREPS as its General Sales Agents
AVIAREPS, the global leader in tourism, aviation and hospitality representation with 62 offices in 46 countries around the world, has been appointed by Sky Express, to represent the Greek domestic airline as General Sales Agent (GSA) in 8 markets around the world including: Australia, Canada, France, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom.
The appointment, made with immediate effect, is the result of the airline’s initiative to expand its sales and marketing outreach internationally to travellers and travel industry leaders in key strategic markets. Operating out of its three domestic hubs of Athens, Thessaloniki and Heraklion in Crete, Sky Express connects travellers to 29 major tourist, cultural and business centres throughout Greece including: Santorini, Mykonos, Rhodes, Milos, Paros, Naxos, Kos, Mytilene, Ikaria, Zakynthos Kythira, Chios, Karpathos, Syros and Skyros to name a few.
Says Commercial Manager, Mr. Ioannis Lidakis, Sky Express: “Sky Express will operate more than 14,000 flights throughout the Greek archipelago in 2017, and our network and services provide international tourists and travel agents with the unique opportunity to organise ‘island hopper’ itineraries throughout Greece’s many islands. It is an exciting time for Sky Express as we continue to expand our presence internationally, and we believe AVIAREPSto be the best partner for us to achieve these goals in each of the designated markets.”
Says Edgar Lacker, Chief Executive Officer, AVIAREPS: “Sky Express is an excellent domestic airline with significant coverage throughout Greece. Sky Express is also an excellent example of how a leading domestic airline can take advantage of our international networks and local know-how, to connect a quality airline to new international markets around the globe. We look forward to increasing Sky Express’ awareness and sales within each of the eight markets we have been appointed.”
Founded in 2004 Sky Express provides passengers who want to travel quickly, comfortably and with value for money fares to 29 destinations throughout Greece. The fleet, which consists mainly of ATR aircrafts, is available for scheduled and charter flights, for individual passengers or groups. All Sky Express passengers departing from Athens or Thessaloniki are also provided free access to Business Lounge facilities.
Destinations served by Sky Express include: Athens, Santorini, Mykonos, Alexandroupolis, Astypalea, Chios, Corfu, Heraklion, Ikaria, Karpathos, Kasos, Kefalonia, Kos, Kythira, Limnos, Milos, Mytilene, Naxos, Preveza, Rhodes, Samos, Sitia, Skiathos, Skyros, Syros, Thessaloniki, Zakynthos, Paros.