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Name: GALAXY AIRWAYS
7JetSet7 Code: GLY
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: EUROPE
City: ATHENS
Country: GREECE
Employees 60
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Sita: ATHSP8X
Background
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STARTED OPERATIONS IN 1999. SCHEDULED, PASSENGER & CARGO, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

GREECE (HELLENIC REPUBLIC) WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1822, COVERS AN AREA OF 131,957 SQ KM, ITS POPULATION IS 10.5 MILLION, ITS CAPITAL CITY IS ATHENS, AND ITS OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IS GREEK.

FEBRUARY 1999: MAIN BASE: KAVALA AIRPORT.

MAJORITY OWNED BY XIFIAS FISHERIES.

1 737-700, MAERSK AIR (MRS) 3 YEAR LEASED.

AUGUST 1999: 1 737-430, EX-AIR ONE (ADH), FLIGHTLEASED, (27004, SX-BFV "CITY OF KAVALA").

JANUARY 2000: 1 737-5K5, 5 YEAR LEASED, EX-HAPAG LLOYD (HAP), DEFAG LEASED (25062, SX-BFP "CITY OF THESSALONIKI").

APRIL 2000: 60 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 8 FLIGHT CREW (FC), 16 CABIN ATTENDANTS (CA), & 5 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

SITA: ATHSP8X.

MAY 2000: 1 737-4Q8 (26300), (ILF) 3 YEAR LEASED.

JULY 2000: OPERATES CHARTERS FOR ALPHA REISEN AND GOLDEN SUN.

IN OCTOBER 2000, TO LONDON, THESSALONIKI (3/WEEK), KAVAL, & PREVEZA.

SEPTEMBER 2000: LOCAL MEDIA REPORTS GALAXY AIRWAYS (GLY) HAS FINANCIAL PROBLEMS.

CAPTAIN THEODORE KOKMOTOS, GENERAL MANAGER RESIGNED.

NOVEMBER 2000: GOLDEN SUN HOLIDAYS BUYS 43% STAKE. TOUR GROUP SPECIALIZES IN PACKAGE HOLIDAYS FROM UK TO GREECE & CYPRUS.

PASSENGER NUMBERS TO INCREASE BY 250,000 WITH THIS DEAL.

737-4Q8 (26300, SX-BFA) RETURNED TO (ILF) DUE TO FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES.

DECEMBER 2000: 1 737-430 (27994, SX-BFV) WET-LEASED TO PACIFIC AIRLINES (PAH) FOR DAILY FLIGHTS FROM SAIGON TO HANOI AND TAIPEI.

APRIL 2001: 60 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 8 FLIGHT CREW (FC), 16 CABIN ATTENDANTS (CA), & 5 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

JULY 2001: FACING FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES BECAUSE GOVERNMENT IS NOT AUTHORIZING DOMESTIC ROUTES. PRESENTLY ONLY OPERATING REGIONAL ROUTES.

August 2001: Ceased operations.

Fleet:
(definitions)

August 2001:

0 737-430 (CFM56-3) (2344-27004, SX-BFY, "CITY OF KAVALA"), EX-(ADH), (FLL) LSD 1999-08, WET-LST (PAH) 2000-12, RTND, LST (SYC) 2001-04.

0 737-4Q8 HGW (CFM56-3) (2604-26300, /94 17 09, SX-BFA), EX-(THY), (ILF) 3 YR LSD 2000-05, RTND 2000-11, LST (THY) AGAIN.

0 737-5K5 (CFM56-3) (2044-25062, SX-BFP "CITY OF THESSALONIKI"), 5 YR LSD 2000-01, EX-(HAP), DEFAG LSD, RTND (HAP) 2001-07.

1 737-700 (CFM56-7B), (MRS) 3 YR LSD.

Management:
(definitions)

MS VASILIKI IOANNIDOU, MANAGING DIRECTOR.

CAPTAIN THEODORE KOKMOTOS, GENERAL MANAGER & VP, RESIGNED 2000-09.

ANDREAS KASTANIS, TECHNICAL DIRECTOR (ATHSP8X), RETIRED 2001-07,
(glxair@otenet.gr) (tech@galaxy-airways.gr).

EMANUEL KAYSARLIS, QUALITY ASSURANCE (QA) MANAGER.

 
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