YR-WOW A321LR HiSky Airlines

Moldovan-Romanian Low-Cost Carrier HiSky headquartered in Chisinau, Moldova took delivery of the first of two Airbus A321Neo-LR aircraft on lease from Air Lease Corporation (ALC), on Friday 31 March YR-WOW Airbus A321NXLR msn 10928 operating its inaugural flight HYS257 Bucharest to Dublin touching down 1940 local.

The aircraft was accepted at Toulouse on 8 March same day positioned to Ostrava for painting and on 30 March was re-delivered to its Bucharest Henri Coandă International base.

The carrier  stated “The main advantage brought by this aircraft model, however, is the ability to operate direct flights over longer distances. The A321neo LR can cover, non-stop, a distance of up to 7,400 km, the longest flight range of a narrow-body aircraft.” enabling new city pair opportunities on charter and schedule basis.

HiSky CEO Iulian Scorpan said “We are grateful for the opportunity to operate the most modern aircraft currently in commercial service. We are entering a new stage of HiSky’s development, expanding not only our fleet but also the categories of services we offer to our passengers. This new type of aircraft allows us to reach destinations that are less accessible directly to passengers based in Romania.”

Image Credit: Damian Bracken

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