Tag: Small Planet Airlines

Small Planet Airlines UAB Goes Into Restructuring

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lithuanian leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines UAB starts the upcoming Winter season with changes – the company filed for a restructuring process under the Lithuanian law. Despite successful and profitable operational performance, it was a vital step for the company to protect its business from the negative impact of the financial difficulties in Small Planet […]

Small Planet Airlines Poland Seeking Additional Investment

Reading Time: 1 minute Polish leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines Sp. z o. o announced it has entered into restructuring (accelerated arrangement proceedings) under the Polish law. This step has been planned as an integral part of the business administration changes in Small Planet Group. Small Planet Airlines Sp. z o. o, the biggest Polish charter airline by passengers […]

Small Planet Airlines Germany Goes for Rapid Expansion

Reading Time: 2 minutes Small Planet Airlines Germany GmbH, a part of Small Planet Group, has commenced a restructuring process. The German Civil Aviation Authority has no objections that the Air Operator’s License will remain in place and therefore, all scheduled flights of Small Planet Airlines GmbH will continue to operate as before. Small Planet Airlines GmbH has been operating […]

Small Planet Airlines Becomes Lead Charter Carrier in Poland

Reading Time: 1 minute Small Planet Airlines Sp. z o. o. became the number-one carrier in the charter market in Poland, according to the data of the Polish Civil Aviation Authority (ULC). The leisure charter carrier has outrun the previous market leader Enter Air by the number of passengers transferred from Polish airports on both domestic and international routes […]

Small Planet Airlines to Become the Largest Carrier in the Baltics

Reading Time: 2 minutes Leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines has announced financial results for the year 2017, reporting a profit of €5.1 million and full recovery from a loss incurred in 2016. The company grew its yearly revenue to €323.1 million, a 45% increase from the year 2016, and transported 2.7 million passengers – 35% more as compared to […]

Francesco Mercorelli: Every Flight is a Mission

Reading Time: 5 minutes Francesco Mercorelli is a Senior First Officer for Small Planet Airlines with an estimate of 3,000 flight hours in his pocket. With a high following of 10k, he might be known to you as @italianpilot_ on Instagram, where he shares his life as a pilot and what the industry is like. As an airline pilot, […]

Small Planet Airlines Enters the Scandinavian Market

Reading Time: 1 minute Leisure charter carrier Small Planet Airlines will open two new European bases in 2018: in Chania on the Greek island of Crete and in Stockholm-Arlanda airport which serves the Swedish capital. Together with major Scandinavian tour operators, Small Planet Airlines will perform flights to Albania, Croatia, Greece, and the Canary Islands. The flights will commence […]

BAA Training Starts Cadet Program With Small Planet Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes BAA Training, European standard aviation training centre, widens its partners’ list for ab initio pilot training and starts cooperation with Small Planet Airlines, one of the fastest growing independent leisure airlines in Europe. The main purpose of the recently launched cadet program is to establish eased opportunities for talented youngsters to become pilots and support […]

AAR Adds Small Planet Airlines as a PBH Customer

Reading Time: 1 minute Aftermarket specialist AAR has signed a contract to provide European leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines with power-by-the-hour (PBH) component inventory management and repair services on its fleet of 17 A320 and A321 aircraft. AAR said the new long-term contract further extends its PBH programme and integrated supply chain services across Europe. It will manage the […]

Lithuania’s Small Planet Airlines Secures German AOC

Reading Time: 1 minute Lithuanian leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines launched operations under its new German air operator’s certificate (AOC) on May 13. This latest approval means that Small Planet Airlines holds three AOCs, covering Germany, Lithuania and Poland. Small Planet Airlines started flying from Germany last fall and decided to seek a local AOC to support expansion. This […]