Azores Airlines chooses AVIAREPS as General Sales Agent in Germany and Spain

10 December 2021

AVIAREPS to serve as General Sales Agent (GSA) for Azores Airlines in Germany and Spain

Azores Airlines, a Portuguese airline based in Ponta Delgada in the autonomous region of the Azores, has appointed AVIAREPS as its General Sales Agent (GSA) in Germany and Spain. AVIAREPS is the global leader in tourism, aviation and hospitality representation with 64 offices in 47 countries around the world. With immediate effect, AVIAREPS is responsible for Azores Airlines’ sales activities in the two markets.

Azores Airlines belongs to SATA Group and is the international subsidiary of SATA Air Açores. From its hub on the island of São Miguel, the airline connects the Azores with Europe and North America. During the summer period, the airline will operate direct flights from Germany – Frankfurt and Düsseldorf – and Spain – Barcelona – to the Azores several times a week. The flights will be operated from April 2022 and are already bookable on the website. SATA Group airlines showed impressive signs of recovery during the last months: In October, the group registered a new record in passenger numbers and surpassed pre-pandemic traffic records for the first time since March 2020.

With the appointment of AVIAREPS as GSA in Germany and Spain, the airline aims to further expand its presence in these markets and to grow its passenger numbers to and from Germany and Spain. AVIAREPS’ local expert teams in both markets will be responsible for the airline’s sales, marketing, reservation and ticketing activities.

Mario Chaves, COO, Azores Airlines:

“We are delighted to appoint AVIAREPS as our official representative in Germany and Spain. We are currently expanding our network internationally and Germany and Spain are two key markets in Europe. Our partnership with AVIAREPS will help us expand and strengthen the tourism relations between the Azores and mainland Europe. We are looking forward to working with AVIAREPS and to growing further within Europe.”

Marcelo Kaiser, COO Aviation, AVIAREPS:

“We are proud of the appointment as GSA in Germany and Spain. With direct flights from Frankfurt, Düsseldorf and Barcelona to Ponta Delgada several times per week, Azores Airlines brings the beautiful holiday destination Azores islands closer to Germany and Spain. Our local teams of airline professionals are eager to grow and strengthen Azores Airlines in these markets, and we feel proud and committed to the task.“

For more information, contact Julia Reinert, Manager Corporate Communications at AVIAREPS.

About Azores Airlines

Established in the Azores in 1995, it has its headquarters in Ponta Delgada. Azores Airlines is the youngest carrier in the Sata Group and started its air operation in 1995. Together with SATA Air Açores, established in 1941, the two airlines work to provide the best experience and an enjoyable journey to those who land in the Azores and wish to discover the nine magical islands of the Azores. Azores Airlines operates with Airbus A320, Airbus A321 LR, and A321 Neo aircrafts serving medium and long-haul flights. SATA Air Açores, operates with Bombardier Q400 Next Gen and Bombardier Q200. Find more about SATA Azores Airlines at www.azoresairlines.pt.

About AVIAREPS

AVIAREPS is the world’s leading international representation, marketing and communications company for aviation, tourism, hospitality, and food and beverage brands. Founded in Germany in 1994 with the ambition to help clients to step into global markets, the company’s global network now expands around the world to six continents.

The AVIAREPS service portfolio includes extensive expertise in representation and sales, marketing and communications, business development, IT solutions and financial services. In addition to their well-established General Sales Agent (GSA) services and tourism marketing representation, AVIAREPS provides more than 250 clients with support in digital marketing, advertising, public relations, crisis communications, social media management, event coordination, sales, web design and more.

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