LuxWing makes Skyalps takeoff. The new airline from Bolzano, is starting the real commercial operations (ticket sales began on May 20 on the skyalps.com website) by putting on line a fleet of two De Havilland Dash 8, which at this moment are in Malta for the latest practices followed by Cpt Francesco Leotta (in the photo), LuxWing’s Flight Operations Director.
The two Dash 9H-BEL and 9H-EVA will enter on service with a first charter on 6 June and with the first scheduled flight on 14 June. A great result, strongly desired by the founder of Skyalps Josef Gostner and made possible by the maltese operator LuxWing, which at this stage made available its own airline operator certificate and all its experience.
“We chose LuxWing because is a reliable partner with whom we have been collaborating for years – explains Alex Spinato by Skyalps – it gave us the opportunity to start immediately with a professional structure, just to be on the market quickly with all the necessary guarantees“.
“With the launch of Skyalps – explains Cpt Daniele Guida, LuxWing sales director – we complete our range of services. We were already very active and growing in the Aviation business, then we started the cargo with dedicated planes and certifications and now the new charter and scheduled flights division is starting up; we wish Skyalps a big good luck for this courageous entrepreneurial initiative “.
With the opening of the charter / line branch, LuxWing now operates in all sectors of civil aviation, continuing to grow and managing a fleet of over 30 airplanes. A trend opposite to the market dynamics, which is based on solid assessments, expertise and relationships. “We can say LuxWing is near to be an important aeronautical reality – continues Guida – it continues to open new bases in Italy and in the rest of Europe“. A few days ago, the inauguration of the LuxWing Italy headquarters, which will follow SkyAlps operations more closely, while after the opening of the Falconara and Turin bases, the management of the Maltese company is evaluating the opening of new bases serving northern and central Italy, but also Central Europe.
“We are satisfied with the work done so far, but we are looking for more – adds Guida – we continue on the path of growth and we are convinced that commercial aviation has significant margins growth in the coming years, in all its sectors“.
The key to LuxWing’s success lies in the skill and competence of its pilots, in the experience and ability to manage the machines with maximum performance and minimum risk, while always maintaining the highest safety standards. It is with this philosophy that many airplanes have entered the fleet and it is with this philosophy that LuxWing has made itself known by the market, reaching ever higher traffic targets. LuxWing has its headquarters on the island of Malta, but is active throughout Europe with a fleet of business jets that can cover all high-level mobility needs: from the fast and agile Phenom 100 to the comfortable and performing Preator, LuxWing can quickly reply to all aeronautical mobility needs: from the manager who need to move quickly for job to the transport of special materials. Now the scheduled service is also on the panel of LuxWing’s offer. That fly higher and higher.