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Name: SKYJET
7JetSet7 Code: SKJ
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: EUROPE
City: BRUSSELS
Country: BELGIUM
Employees 140
Web: users.skynet.be/airline.skyjet
Email: skyjet@skyjet.be
Telephone:
Fax:
Sita: BRUSJXH
Background
(definitions)

STARTED OPERATIONS IN 1990. A K A SKYJET EUROPE. REGIONAL AND INTENATIONAL, CHARTER, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

SEPTEMBER 1996: TO SOUTH AMERICA, THE CARIBBEAN, AND THE USA.

PARENT COMPANY SKY JET INC - SKYJET BRASIL OPERATES TO CANCUN, MARGARITA ISLAND (VENEZUELA) & US VIRGIN ISLANDS.

54 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 45 FLIGHT CREW (FC) & 3 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

1 DC-10-15 (48258), EX-MEXICANA(CMA), FINOVA (GRB) 2 YEAR LEASED.

MATRIX AERONAUTICA TO DO "D" MAINTENANCE CHECK, CORROSION PREVENTION & CONTROL PROGRAM (CPCP) & INTERIOR MODIFICATIONS.

APRIL 1998: 54 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 45 FLIGHT CREW (FC) & 3 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

1 ORDER (6/98) DC-10-15 (CF6-50C2F) (48275), EX-AEROMEXICO (AMX), (IAL) LEASED, "D" MAINTENANCE CHECK AT (AMX).

AUGUST 1998: 1 DC-10-15 (48275) DELIVERY.

FEBRUARY 1999: 1 DC-10-30 (CF6-50C2) (47843), EX-VARIG (VAR)
AERONAVALI (ARP) CONVERTED TO FREIGHTER. 2 DC-10-15'S (48275; 48294) WET-LEASED TO SAUDI ARABIAN (SVA) FOR HADJ UNTIL END OF APRIL 1999. DC-10-15 (48275, V2-SKY), WET-LEASED TO BANGLADESH BIMAN (BNG) FOR HADJ.

MARCH 1999: MD-83 (49629), UNICAPITAL LEASED.

APRIL 1999: 50 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 45 FLIGHT CREW (FC) & 3 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

SITA: BRUSJXH.

(http://www.users.skyjet.be/airline.skyjet). (skyjet@skyjet.be).

JUNE 1999: $11 MILLION, 5 YEAR COMPONENT SUPPORT CONTRACT FOR 2 DC-10-15'S TO FLS AEROSPACE (ATD).

JULY 1999: 1 ORDER DC-10-30 (CF6-50C2) (48283), EX-MALAYSIA AIRLINES (MAS) (12/99), AERONAVALI (ARP) CONVERTED TO FREIGHTER.

SEPTEMBER 1999: DC-10-30 (47843), EX-(VAR) CONVERTED TO FREIGHTER, WHICH WAS PREVIOUSLY TO GO TO AERONAVALI (ARP) NOW GOING TO BOEING AIRPLANE SERVICES, WICHITA, STARTING NEXT MONTH, FOR SKYJET FRANCE OPERATIONS.

FEBRUARY 2000: 1 DC-10-30 (84-46554, /73, F-GHPN), RETURNED FROM GHANA AIR (GHN), OPERATIONS BY SKYJET FRANCE.

MARCH 2000: DC-10-15 (48294, V2-LER), WET-LEASED TO AIR GULF FALCON (GFG) UNTIL MAY. 1 DC-10-15 (48275, V2-SKY), WET-LEASED TO CAMEROON AIRLINES (CAM) UNTIL MAY.

APRIL 2000: 140 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 100 FLIGHT CREW (FC), 75 CABIN ATTENDANTS (CA), & 10 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

SITA: BRUSOXH.

JUNE 2000: SINCE SKYJET (SKJ) DOES NOT HAVE A EUROPEAN UNION (EU) AIR OPERATORS CERTIFICATE (AOC), (SKJ) WILL FORM A NEW SUBSIDIARY IN ATHENS, GREEK REGISTERED AS ELECTRA (ELC), WITH ITS DC-10'S.

AUGUST 2000: 1 DC-10-30F (CF6-50C2) (47843), WET-LEASED TO DAIRO AIR SERVICES (DAR). DC-10-15 (CF6-50C2) (48294) LEASED TO ELECTRA (ELC), FOR CHARTER START-UP. (ELC) HAS OPTION FOR 2ND DC-10-15 (48258) BY END OF 2000.

JANUARY 2001: 1 DC-10-15 (48275, V2-SKY), WET-LEASED TO SAUDI
(SVA) FOR HADJ UNTIL END OF APRIL.

APRIL 2001: 140 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 100 FLIGHT CREW (FC), 75 CABIN ATTENDANTS (CA), & 10 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

OCTOBER 2001: PLANS TO SPLIT CURRENT FLEET INTO TWO SEPARATE COMPANIES, ONE IN BELGIUM, AND THE OTHER IN GREECE, NAMED ELECTRA (ELC).

DECEMBER 2001: SELLS DC-10-15 (48275) TO AEROWINGS. SKYJET (SKJ) HAS BEEN BROKEN UP INTO 2 OPERATIONS: ELECTRA (ELC) HAS THREE DC-10'S, WHILE A NEW OPERATION WILL RETAIN THE 4TH DC-10. (ELC) WILL OPERATE 2 AIRPLANES OUT OF OSTEND, WHILE THE 3RD WILL CONTINUE TO OPERATE FROM ZAVANTEM.

(SKJ) CEASES OPERATIONS. SEE (ELC).

Fleet:
(definitions)

December 2001:

1 737-200 (JT8D).

1 MD-83 (1583-49629), (UAG) LSD 3/99.

1 DC-10-15 (346-48258, /81; 372-48294, /83), EX-(CMA), (GRB) 2 YR LSD (48294 WET-LST (ELC) 2000-08). 48258 WET-LST (ELC). 48258 WET-LST (SKA). 48258 RTND (GRB) 2003-09.

0 DC-10-15 (CF6-50C2F) (358-48275, V2-SKY), EX-(AMX), (IAL) LSD,
WET-LST (CAM) 2000-03, LST (SVA) FOR HADJ TIL END 2001-04, SOLD 2001-12.

3 DC-10-30 (84-46554, /73 9G-PHN, RTND FROM (GHN) 2000-02, OPS BY
SKYJET FRANCE.

1 DC-30-30 (CF6-50C2) (335-47843), EX-(VAR) 1999-02, CONV TO F,
WET-LST (DAR) 2000-08.

1 DC-10-30 (CF6-50C2) (48283), EX-(MAS), CONV TO F (1999-12).

1 A300B4-200.

Management:
(definitions)

PIERRE VANDENBROUCKE, PRESIDENT (SHAREHOLDER) & CHAIRMAN.

HENRI FABRY, MANAGING DIRECTOR (SHAREHOLDER) & GENERAL MANAGER.

ROGER PIEMONT, DIRECTOR FLIGHT OPERATIONS (BRUSOXH).

OLIVIER STRIMELLE, MAINTENANCE MANAGER (BRUSMXH),
(olivier.strimelle@skyjet.be & skyjet.tech@skynet.be).

 
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