Small Planet Airlines
|Founded||March 14, 2007
(as FlyLal Charters)
(as Small Planet Airlines)
|Fleet size||9 (incl. subsidiaries)|
|Company slogan||Why Not?|
|Headquarters||Smolensko str. 10, Vilnius, Lithuania|
Small Planet Airlines is a charter airline, established in 2007. Its main base is Vilnius Airport, with divisions in Poland, France and the United Kingdom. The main activities of the company are: - Full charter programs for tour operators with localized implementation (AOC, local crew, tailored on-board services); - Aircraft wet lease service for airlines with tailored on-board services and possibility of custom livery; - Ad hoc flights with immediate quoting and quick dispatch for anyone in need for a charter flight.
Small Planet Airlines currently operates a fleet of 9 aircraft (2 Boeing 737-300, and 7 Airbus A320) and has chartered to more than 120 destinations in Europe, MENA and Asia regions. In 2012 it transported nearly 0.7m passengers.
In April 2013, the team of Small Planet Airlines executives purchased 95,5 pct of Small Planet Airlines UAB and Small Planet Airlines Sp. z.o.o. shares from aviation business solution company Avia Solutions Group. According to the new Small Planet Airlines shareholders structure, 70 pct of company shares are owned by Vytautas Kaikaris, Small Planet Airlines CEO and 30 pct of company shares belong to Andrius Staniulis, the quality manager of the charter carrier and the board member of Small Planet Airlines Polish subsidiary.
Small Planet Airlines serves the leading tour operators in Europe and brings their passengers to Greece, Spain, Turkey, Egypt, and other popular holiday destinations. The company also performs flights for military, government, corporations and private individuals on an ad-hoc basis.
FlyLAL Charters was a company registered on 14 March 2007. In October 2008, the company received its AOC and Operating License to begin active passenger flight operations. In 2009, a subsidiary flyLAL Charter Eesti was registered with an aim to provide chartered flights from Estonia. In December 2009, a company flyLAL Charters PL was registered to implement flights from various airports in Poland. In 2010, flyLAL Charters were authorized to perform regular flights to Rhodes, Heraklion, Varna, Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca. In July 2010, flyLAL Charters were re-branded with new brand name Small Planet Airlines.
In 2009 Small Planet Airlines flew to 75 destinations, carried 0.4 million passengers, and received 46 million Euros in revenues. In the year 2010, the airline served 0.4 million passengers, and reached over 46 million Euros in profit. In 2011 the airline carried 0.5 million passengers, revenues – 57 million Euros. In the year 2012 Small Planet Airlines transported nearly 0.7m passengers who traveled to more than 120 destinations. Revenues - more than 90 million Euros.
The key destinations implemented with cooperation with tour operators (the company also serves individual chartered flights).
|„Small Planet Airlines“ UAB ( Lithuania)|
|Airbus A320-232||LY-SPA||2002||Registered in Lithuania.|
|Airbus A320-232||LY-SPB||2006||Registered in Lithuania.|
|Airbus A320-232||LY-SPC||1994||Registered in Lithuania.|
|Airbus A320-232||LY-SPD||1999||Registered in Lithuania.|
|Boeing 737–382||LY-FLH||1992||Registered in Lithuania.|
|Boeing 737–31S||LY-SPE||1997||Registered in Lithuania.|
|„Small Planet Airlines“ Sp. zo.o ( Poland)|
|Airbus A320-232||SP-HAB||2001||Registered in Poland.|
|Airbus A320-233||SP-HAC||1997||Registered in Poland.|
|Airbus A320-232||SP-HAD||2003||Registered in Poland.|
|Airbus A320-214||SP-HAE||1998||Registered in Poland.|
|Airbus A320-214||SP-HAF||1998||Registered in Poland.|
Small Planet Airlines acquired by current management
Small Planet Airlines is renewing its aircraft fleet
Small Planet Airlines aircraft fleet
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Small Planet Airlines.|
- Official Small Planet Airlines website in English
- Official Small Planet Airlines website in Lithunian