The charter and holiday aviator Azur Air drastically reduced its supply in Germany for economic reasons. In the future, only one aircraft will be in use, as Airliners.de reports. In the course of this cut the Berlin station is to be closed, nearly 90 coworkers was quit.
According to the report of the flight portal, which relies on a letter from the management to the employees, Azur Air has already withdrawn the last large jet plane of the type Boeing 767 from Germany on 23 July. He should be taken over by the sister airline Azur Air Ukraine.
As a result of the restructuring, 60 of about 130 flight attendants are dismissed, according to Airliners.de. In addition, a part of the pilots and employees of the Berlin station. In addition, another Boeing 767, which has been in the wet lease for its Ukrainian sister since May, is leaving Azur Air Germany. It should be integrated into the winter flight schedule at the Russian Azur Air.
Therefore, in the winter timetable only a medium-range Boeing 737-900 aircraft will fly for the German market. However, CEO Cengiz Armutlu announced that a second 737-900 should increase the fleet again in the foreseeable future.
Azur Air Germany was founded in 2016 as a demand flyer for the new tour operator Anex Tour – with major growth plans. Actually, an expansion was planned for up to seven aircraft this year, ultimately there were only three. A few weeks ago it was announced that the fleet should be reduced to two aircraft.