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FORMED IN 2001 AND STARTED OPERATIONS IN 2002. FORMERLY CALLED "MOONFLOWER." INTERNATIONAL, SCHEDULED & CHARTER, PASSENGER, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.
VIA DELLA CHIESA N-68
SOMMA LOMBARDO - VA
VARESE 21019, ITALY
ITALY (ITALIAN REPUBLIC) WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1861, IT COVERS AN AREA OF 301,268 SQ KM, ITS POPULATION IS 58 MILLION, ITS CAPITAL CITY IS ROME, AND ITS OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IS ITALIAN.
OCTOBER 2001: SUBSIDIARY OF ALPITOURS. HAS BACKING OF (IFIL) (HOLDING COMPANY OF FIAT) AND HAPAG LLOYD (HAP), THE PREUSSAG GROUP.
WITH ITS BASE OF OPERATIONS AT MILAN MALPENSA AIRPORT, CHARTER FLIGHTS OPERATE OUT OF MILAN ORIO AL SERIO AND VERONA VILLAFRANCA AIRPORTS. DESTINATIONS ARE LOCATED IN CAPE VERDE, EGYPT, GREECE, ISRAEL, ITALY, RUSSIA, SENEGAL, SPAIN, AND TURKEY.
2 ORDERS (MARCH 2002) 737-86N'S (32733; 3004), (GECAS) (GEF) LEASED. WILL BE PAINTED WITH "WORLD OF (TUI)" BRANDING. EQUIPPED WITH BLENDED WINGLETS.
FEBRUARY 2002: 1ST 737-86N DELIVERY, (GECAS) (GEF) LEASED. WILL SERVE SHORT- AND MEDIUM-RANGE CHARTER MARKET, FLYING OUT OF BASES IN MILAN, BOLOGNA, AND VERONA TO MEDITERRANEAN DESTINATIONS IN THE SUMMER, AND IN THE WINTER TO SUNSHINE DESTINATIONS SUCH AS EGYPT AND THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS OF THE COAST OF AFRICA. INTERIOR MODIFICATIONS DONE BY HAPAG-LLOYD (HAP) AT HANNOVER.
APRIL 2002: 63 EMPLOYEES.
MAIN BASE: MILAN - MALPENSA AIRPORT (MXP).
MAY 2002: 1 737-800, (GECAS) (GEF) LEASED WITH WINGLETS.
September 2002: (TUI) Group member, Britannia Airways (BRI) will do heavy maintenance for 53 (TUI) Group airplanes this winter: 32 (BRI); 12 (HAP); 6 (TNS); & 1 (NEO).
77 employees (including 22 Flight Crew (FC), & 46 Cabin Attendants (CA)).
January 2003: 737-86N (29987), (GEF) leased.
January 2004: Shareholder Alpitour buys the outstanding 50% held by TUI.
4th order (4/04) 737-86N (33677).
April 2004: 737-86N (33677), (GECAS) (GEF) leased.
May 2004: 110 employees (including 24 Flight Crew (FC), & 37 Cabin Attendants (CA)).
November 2004: In December 2004, Milan (MXP) - Montego Bay - Havana (charter).
1 order (December 2004) 767-383ER (24846), Icelandair (ICE) wet-leased.
May 2005: 198 employees (including 38 Flight Crew (FC); & 105 Cabin Attendants (CA)).
October 2005: (NEOS) SpA (NEO) added 2 767-300s to its Lufthansa Technik (DLH) (LTK) Total Component Support (TCS) contract covering its 737-800 fleet. During 2005, (LHT) Malta performed "C" maintenance checks on the 4 (NEOS) (NEO) 737NGs.
(KLM) Engineering & Maintenance said Eos (EOS) signed a Maintenance and Pool Agreement covering Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO), availability and transport for some 325 components on the transatlantic start-up's 757. Eos (EOS) launched service between New York (JFK) and London Stansted last week.
767-306ER (27958, EI-DMJ), (ILF) leased.
January 2006: The 767's are used on routes to the Caribbean, Male in the Indian Ocean, plus Mombassa & Zanzibar in Africa.
March 2006: (NEOS) (NEO) leased a used 767-300ER (27610) from (ILFC) (International Lease Finance Corporation) (ILF) for 3 years. The airplane is scheduled for delivery in May 2006.
July 2006: (NEOS) (NEO) is a Milan-based airline operating short-, medium-, and long-haul leisure flights in southern Europe, Africa, Middle East, Far East, and Russia.
Employees = 275.
(IATA) Code: NO - 703. (ICAO) Code: NOS (Callsign - MOONFLOWER).
Parent organization/shareholders: Alpitour Spa (controlled by Finanziaria di partecipazioni IFIL/Agnelli Group) (99.99%); & Welcome Travel Group (0.01%).
Main Base: Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP). SITA: MXPKKNO.
Hub: Verona Villafranca International airport (VRN); & Bologna airport (BLQ).
September 2006: Teledyne received an order from (NEOS) (NEO) of Italy for AirFASE, the flight data monitoring software developed jointly with Airbus (EDS), which (NEO) will use to monitor its fleet of 737NGs and 767-300ERs.
June 2009: 767-306ER (27610, EI-DOF), wet-leased to Air Algerie (ALG) until December 2009.
August 2010: (NEOS) (NEO) is a Milan-based airline operating leisure flights in southern Europe, Russia, Africa, the Middle East, the Far East, Central and South America.
Employees = 420.
(IATA) Code: NO - 703. (ICAO) Code: NOS (Callsign - MOONFLOWER).
Parent organization/shareholders: Alpitour (controlled by the IFIL/Agelli Group (99.99%); Welcome Travel Group (0.01%).
Main base: Milan Malpensa airport (MXP).
Hubs: Bolgna airport (BLQ); & Verona Villafranca International airport (VRN).
January 2011: 737-86N (34257, I-NEOZ), delivery.
May 2011: SEE ATTACHED "AIRLINER WORLD" REVIEW OF NEOS - - "NEO-2011-05-A/B/C/D/E/F."
June 2011: NavAero signed a contract with (NEOS) (NEO) for the deployment of the tBagC22 Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) system on (NEO)'s fleet of 737-800 and 767-300ER airplanes.
October 2011: Turkish Technic (THY) has a contract for covering 2 base maintenance "C" checks on a (NEOS) (NEO) 737-800. It also signed a painting service agreement, covering 1 737-800. Based at Milan Malpensa International, (NEO) operates 6 737-800s and 2 767-300s.
January 2012: (NEOS) (NEO) has opened a 4th base at Milan Orio al Serio from where it operates a 737-800 on charter services.
Monarch (MON) Aircraft Engineering signed an agreement with Neos (NEO) to provide in-flight entertainment (IFE) upgrade modifications on 2 767 airplanes and 6 737 airplanes. Under terms, Monarch (MON) Design Services will make a modification to allow the airline to replace (Hi8) Video Tape Reproducers with Digital Media Reproducers.
October 2012: Delta (DAL) TechOps signed a 3-year time and materials contract with (NEOS) (NEO) to provide maintenance and repair on the (NEO)’s (CFM56-7B) engines.
(NEOS) (NEO) has temporarily wet-leased its 737-86N (32733, I-NEOS) to Camair-Co (CAM) for the month of October with the 737-86N currently operating between Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Cameroon. The 737-86N replaces (CAM)'s single 767-300 (28138, TJ-CAC) that is presumably currently not operating because of maintenance. (CAM) offers 4x-weekly services from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Douala (DLA) with 2 of the services operating via Yaoundé Nsimalen International (NSI) in both directions.
May 2013: Delta (DAL) TechOps has signed a new time-and-materials agreement with Italian carrier (NEOS) (NEO) to expand engine maintenance services. The 3-year contract expands the scope of a previous agreement to include (GE) Aviation (GEC) (CF6-80C) engines on 767-300ERs, in addition to (CFM) International (CFM56-7B)s on 737-800s.
May 2014: International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) will lease 2 Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners to the (NEOS) (NEO) airline. The Somma Lombardo, Italy-based carrier operates leisure flights out of Malpensa International Airport to Southern Europe, Russia, Africa, the Middle and Far East, the Caribbean, Mexico, and Brazil.
(NEOS) (NEO), which will become Italy’s 1st 787 operator when it takes delivery of the airplane in 2018, will use the type to expand its route network. (NEO) currently operates an all-Boeing (TBC) fleet of 6 737-800s and 2 767-300ERs.
This is not an incremental 787 order for Boeing (TBC).
September 2014: (NEOS) ((IATA) Code: NO, based at Milan Malpensa) (NEO) will wet-lease a 767-300 from Dutch carrier, Arke Fly (HOL), covering (NEO)'s December 2014 to April 2015 operations. According to the "ItaliaVola" blog, (NEO) intends to open up a weekly Milan Malpensa to San Andrés, Colombia, via Cancún with effect from December 21.
With a fleet of 2 767-300ERs and 6 737-800s, (NEO) specializes in offering leisure flights to Southern Europe, Russia, Africa, the Middle and Far East, the Caribbean, Mexico, and Brazil.
November 2014: (LOT) Aircraft Maintenance Services (LOTAMS) began performing "C" checks of a Boeing 767-300ER with Winglets belonging to Italy’s (NEOS) (NEO). This is the 1st airplane check with such a wide range of maintenance tasks performed by (LOTAMS) for an operator other than (LOT) Polish Airlines.
September 2015: Lufthansa Systems (LHS) announced (NEOS) (NEO) will soon offer on board in-flight entertainment (IFE) via the wireless BoardConnect infotainment system. The (IFE) platform from Lufthansa Systems (LHS) enables passengers to access information, entertainment and services on their own devices. The 2 companies recently signed a 5-year contract for the solution.
September 2017: Lufthansa Technik (LTK) was selected by (NEOS) (NEO) to provide Boeing 787 component support.
October 2017: (UTC) Aerospace Systems was selected by Italy’s Neos (NEO) to provide Boeing 787 nacelle system maintenance and support out of Prestwick, Scotland.
December 2017: Milan-based leisure carrier Neos (NEO) received Italy's 1st Boeing 787-9 (639-38735, EI-NEO) on lease with AerCap (DEA).
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NEO-767-300 - 2014-09
2 737-86N (CFM56-7B26) (1078-32733, /02 I-NEOS "CITTA DI MILANO;" 1144-33004, /02 I-NEOT "CITTA DI TORINO"), (GEF) LSD, 32733 WET-LST (CAM) FOR OCTOBER 2012. WITH WINGLETS, 186Y.
1 737-86N (CFM56-7B26) (1263-29887, /02 I-NEOU "CITTA DI VERONA"), (GEF) LSD 2003-01, WET-LST (ALG) 2009-12. WITH WINGLETS. 186Y.
1 737-86N (CFM56-7B26) (1486-33677, /04 I-NEOX "CITTA DI BOLOGNA"), (GEF) LSD 2004-04. WET-LST (ALG 2009-12. WITH WINGLETS. 186Y.
2 737-86N (CFM56-7B26) (2024-34257, I-NEOZ "MONTE ROSA" 2011-01; 2186-32685, /07 I-NEOW "LAGO MAGGIORE"), (GEF) LSD 2004-04. 32685; WET-LST (ALG) 2008-11. WITH WINGLETS. 186Y.
0 767-3YOER (PW4060) (405-24953, /91 TF-FIA), (ICE) WET-LSD 2005-05. RTND. 30C, 239Y.
1 767-306ER (CF6-80C2B6F) (589-27958, /95 I-NDMJ "CIUDAD DE ROMA" 2007-10 SEE PHOTO - - "NEO-767 2009-12;" 609-27959, /96 I-, 2006-11), 27959; RTND. EX-(KLM), (ILF) LSD. WINGLETS. 12C, 272Y.
1 767-306ER (CF6-80C2B6F) (605-27610, /96 I-NDOF "CITTA DI HABANA"), EX-(KLM), (ILF) 3 YR LSD. WET-LST (ALG) 2009-06 TO 2009-12. WINGLETS. 12C, 272Y.
0 767-383ER (24846, TF-FIC) (ICE) WET-LSD 2004-12. RTND.
1 +1 ORDER 787-8 DREAMLINER (639-38735, EI-NEO), (DEA) LEASED 2017-12.
28 PY, 331Y.
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LUPO RATTAZI, CHAIRMAN.
CARLO STRADIOTTI, MANAGING DIRECTOR & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO).
CAPTAIN GIULIO BUZZI, FLIGHT OPERATIONS DIRECTOR.
ERMINIO FERRI, TECHNICAL DIRECTOR.
MARCO BRUSA, TECHNICAL SERVICES ENGINEERING MANAGER (firstname.lastname@example.org).
MASSIMO SAVINI, QUALITY ASSURANCE (QA) MANAGER
MARIO MARINO, FLIGHT SAFETY MANAGER.
MASSIMO DOMINELLI, PUBLIC RELATIONS (PR).