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Airbus A340-300 from Hi Fly flies for Azores Airlines

Airbus A340-300 from Hi Fly flies for Azores Airlines

12 April 2016

The Portuguese company Azores Airlines hired an Airbus A340-300 from Hi Fly on wet-lease to carry out a series of long-haul flights in summer 2016.

The aircraft will operate the route Lisbon -Terceira (Azores) – Oakland (California, USA), with weekly flights between June and August 2016. The A340-300 will also perform Azores Airlines’ direct weekly flights between Lisbon and Boston which start on March.

Azores Airlines is a Portuguese airline owned by the SATA Group. It carries out flights between the Azores and abroad destinations, offering air routes to Europe and North America.

Hi Fly is an EU - OPS carrier, FAA approved, EASA and IOSA certified. The Group to which it belongs owns 20 aircraft, and half of them are operated by Hi Fly: A321´s (1 unit), A330´s (5 units) and A340´s (5 units), exclusively available for wet lease worldwide. Wet leasing (supply of aircraft with crew, maintenance and insurance) is Hi Fly core and sole business, therefore unmatched operational expertise in this very specific field has been developed over several years of experience, under the leadership of Paulo Mirpuri.

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