Following the signature of a lease for two Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft with AerCap, the world’s largest commercial aircraft lessor, on Monday May 22, 2023, ASKY, The Pan-African Airline, is proud to officially announce the reception of its two Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft, registered ET-BAQ & ET-BAR, with a capacity of 160 seats, including 16 seats in Business Class and 144 seats in Economy Class.
The ceremony took place this Friday, September 1, 2023 at Lomé’s Gnassingbé Eyadema International Airport, in the presence of the Minister of Road, Air and Rail Transport, airport authorities, Togo CAA, Aviation Stakeholders, ASKY Top management, travel agency representatives, the media and other guests.
The features of the Boeing 737-8 MAX include cutting-edge technology enabling reduced fuel consumption, thus reducing the environmental footprint while maintaining optimum flight performance. Spacious, modern interiors are designed to offer enhanced passenger comfort, with flexible seating options and state-of-the-art in-flight entertainment systems.
These two Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft reflect ASKY’s commitment to modernizing its fleet and offering its passengers an exceptional travel experience with the latest advances in aircraft technology.
ASKY’s CEO, Mr. Esayas Woldemariam Hailu, expressed his pleasure with this crucial addition to the company’s fleet: “We are delighted to welcome these two new Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft to the ASKY family. These aircrafts embody our commitment to providing superior air transport services to our customers. In addition to strengthening our ability to serve a wide range of expanding destinations, these aircraft reflect our commitment to enhanced custom service.
The Minister of Road, Air and Rail Transport in his speech was keen to congratulate the cooperation between ASKY and Ethiopian Airlines. ‘Aviation is more than just a means of transport. It is a bridge to the world, a link between cultures and people. I would like to take this opportunity, which represents an important milestone in the history of Togolese civil aviation, to congratulate the Togolese Government most warmly on Togo’s participation in the capital of ASKY on August 21, 2023.’
ASKY, will continue to strengthen its presence in the airline market by investing in advanced aircraft, high-quality crew training and expanding its network of destinations. The company remains resolutely committed to raising the standards of the air transport industry in Africa.