Cologne, July 15th 2019
The Cologne-based airline WDL Aviation is flying for the Greek airline Sky Express again with immediate effect. The wet lease agreement includes a BAe 146 regional jet with the designation D-AZFR. Following the successful cooperation between the two companies in the spring of this year, the liaison will be continued with the new agreement.
Starting in Athens, WDL, which belongs to the Berliner Zeitfracht Group and is based at Cologne/Bonn Airport, will serve the Greek airports of Heraklion, Santorini and Chania.
Elisabeth Jesse, CCO of the Zeitfracht Group: “We are delighted to resume our proven cooperation with Sky Express. The agreement underscores our reputation as a reliable and competent provider in the wet lease business. We benefit significantly from the high satisfaction of our customers, who have found a valued partner in WDL in their search for flexible and cost-efficient solutions”.
WDL Aviation is one of Europe’s leading providers of aircraft leasing services for regional jets. The airline’s fleet consists of three BAe 146 jets and three Embraer E190 jets. The Embraer jets are one of the world’s best-selling regional jets and are used by many established European airlines.
About WDL Aviation
WDL Aviation was founded in 1974 and is based at the Cologne/Bonn airport. Today, the company is a leading provider of operating aircraft that serves commercial and private charters. WDL Aviation was acquired by Zeitfracht Group in 2017 and is member of the Federal Association of German Airlines (BDF) and the IATA.
About ZEITFRACHT Group
Zeitfracht Group is an owner-managed family business in the third generation with more than 1,800 employees and headquarters in Berlin. The company operates primarily in the three business segments logistics, aviation and real estate.