Reykjavik, 8 February 2022
Dohop adds SKY express to Worldwide by easyJet
The Greek airline is the latest to join Dohop’s ever-growing network of partner airlines on Worldwide by easyJet
SKY express today announced that it has joined Dohop’s partnership program to expand destination options and offer connecting flights throughout Europe and beyond. SKY express, which operates domestic flights as well as flights to destinations across Europe, is the latest airline to integrate on Worldwide by easyJet.
Dohop’s interline technology will enable customers to find and book convenient, low-cost flight combinations for self-connecting itineraries on Worldwide by easyJet to 20+ new SKY express destinations across Greece and beyond.
Customers who want to purchase connecting flights will be able to do so in a single booking process. All ticket sales will be made without the need for interline relationships or codeshare agreements. Dohop also enables customers to purchase a wide range of ancillary products during the booking process, including a full suite of fare classes and offers, as well as seat maps for each carrier.
Sarah Hanan, Dohop’s Commercial Director, says:
“Since developing Worldwide by easyJet, we have been able to open new global destinations to low-cost airlines around the world. Our virtual interline technology enables partnerships between airlines and connects travelers with a seamless, quick, and easy transfer through one of our connection hubs across Europe. We welcome SKY express to our growing network of partner airlines and look forward to opening new commercial opportunities for them.”
Yiannis Lidakis, Commercial Director from SKY express, adds:
“We want to thank Dohop for our cooperation. We continue our efforts for continuous growth and this gives us the opportunity to have more new collaborations with important companies in our field. This cooperation is of strategic importance for us because its main goal is to offer our passengers more options, but also to strengthen the potential of our country as a dynamic travel destination.”
Sophie Dekkers, Chief Commercial Officer, at easyJet, commented:
“At easyJet we’re committed to making travel as easy as possible as well as providing great value and more choice for our customers when they travel. We are delighted to be working with SKY express and Dohop to open up access to even more new destinations this summer and explore all that Greece and its islands have to offer, through our innovative Worldwide by easyJet platform. We look forward to taking customers on their long-awaited holidays and we are confident these additions to our Worldwide service will be very popular with those looking for a seamless way to explore more of the beautiful sun-kissed islands that Greece has to offer. We have been delighted with the appetite of partner airlines to expand Worldwide across our network thanks to our reputation for great value fares, excellent customer service, and our strong positions at Europe’s leading airports and we remain focussed on offering our unique connections service at more major airports across our network.”
Dohop is an Icelandic technology company with 17 years of experience in developing innovative solutions in the field of aviation and travel. Our core technology is focused on helping people to find and create connecting itineraries. Being at the forefront of digital innovation in the field of virtual interline technology, Dohop has developed solutions such as Dohop Interline and Dohop Intermodal for forward-thinking airlines, alliances, and airports around the globe, including easyJet, Transavia, Air France, Eurowings, Vueling, and Air Transat.
About SKY express
SKY express, the fastest-growing Greek airline, is redefining the country’s landscape of aviation. It has the largest inland network and systematically strengthens its international flight work, covering a total of 39 destinations in 6 countries. Holds significant interline agreements with global airlines such as KLM, Air France, Qatar Airways, American Airlines, Middle East Airlines, Cyprus Airways and Condor. SKY express has recently acquired 6 new Airbus320neo and 6 new ATR 72-600, making one of the largest investments in the world in the field of aviation in a difficult period. Responding to the demands of the time to intensify the efforts to protect the environment, SKY express proceeded to the replacement of the fleet of ATR 72-500 aircraft with six new ATR 72-600 aircraft, making it a pioneer at European level. With its new aircraft, SKY express have the “greenest” and youngest fleet in the country and one of the most environmentally friendly fleets all over Europe.
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easyJet flies on more of Europe’s most popular routes than any other airline and carried more than 96 million passengers in 2019 – more than 16 million travelling for business. The airline has over 300 aircraft on nearly 1000 routes to more than 150 airports across 35 countries. Over 300 million Europeans live within one hour’s drive of an easyJet airport.
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