Helvetic Airways is pleased to announce the sale of the fleet of Fokker 100 aircraft and the entirety of Helvetic’s spare engines, spare parts and tooling to Alliance Aviation Services Limited, of Australia, the world’s largest operator of Fokker aircraft.

Following the negotiations conducted in recent weeks, the conclusion of the sale puts a final end to the phasing-out project of the Fokker fleet of the Swiss company. «With Alliance Airlines we have found the ideal partner to continue the operation of our five former Fokkers. It also shows the excellence of our maintenance», explains Tobias Pogorevc, CEO of Helvetic Airways. The five aircraft will support the current Alliance fleet of 44 Fokker aircraft. Further information on Alliance Aviation Services Limited can be found at www.allianceairlines.com.au.

Helvetic Airways currently operates a standardized fleet of eleven Embraer E190-E1 aircraft. From this autumn onwards, these will be supplemented by the first of twelve new Embraer E190-E2s. In the medium-term future, Helvetic Airways will operate one of Europe’s most advanced regional aircraft fleets.