This winter, the airport Bordeaux-Mérignac welcomes a new airline, HiSky. which will offer two flights per week to Bucharest In Romania. The Moldovan company will also put into service a Airbus A330 before the end of this year.
This itinerary allows you to discover the Romanian capital, just a three-hour flight from Bordeaux. Every Monday and Tuesday from December 21, 2023, HiSky, the airline company Moldovan based at Chișinăuin Moldova, will take off from Bordeaux at 1:30 p.m. to land at 5:30 p.m. in Bucharest, the return flight leaving at 10:15 a.m. and arriving in Bordeaux at 12:45 p.m., indicates its press release. The new route will be the seventh international destination operated by HiSky from its base in Bucharest. “We have already been operating flights to Paris from Baia Mare and Chisinau for more than 2 years, but regarding Bucharest, we wanted to create a connection with another region of France, less explored by other companies”said Iulian Scorpan, CEO of HiSky.
The airline also announced that it will soon reach the 2 million passenger mark. HiSky currently operates a fleet of seven Airbus A320 family aircraft with an average age of seven years. The airline offers regular service from Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Timisoara, Baia Mare, Iasi and Chisinau to domestic and international destinations.
In addition, her website specifies that she will receive a first wide-body aircraft, the Airbus A330-200with a capacity of 295 passengers in two-class, which will enter its fleet by the end of this year. The announcement of the airline’s capacity expansion with a wide-body aircraft comes just six months after another first-to-market by HiSky, the entry into service of two aircraft A321neo This year.
With the introduction into the HiSky fleet of an aircraft with an autonomy of more than 14 hours, flights to distant destinations will no longer be limited or conditioned by stopovers in major European airports. Depending on passenger preferences, the company will be able to open direct connections to any major economic or tourist center in the world, underlines the press release. “This year has been full of achievements for us, but also for the aviation of the Republic of Moldova and Romania. We will soon reach two million passengers, we have opened many new destinations, we have become one of the most reliable operators in Chisinau and 4th place among companies operating in Romania, and we have introduced two new Airbus A321 aircraft neo in the fleet. We are extremely proud to continue to make aviation history and to be a pioneer once again by introducing this Airbus A330 to regular routes. It is a spectacular aircraft, which the regional market is less familiar with, but which opens up many travel possibilities for passengers”, said Iulian Scorpan, CEO of HiSky. As a reminder, HiSky is leading a campaign to recruitment continue for pilots, flight attendant, stewards, cabin managers…