Airlines for Europe (A4E), representing the united voice of Europe’s leading airlines in Brussels, is thrilled to announce the addition of Nordic charter operator Sunclass Airlines as its 17th full member effective from today.
Founded more than 60 years ago, Sunclass Airlines is part of the Nordic Leisure Travel Group and operates services from Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland to the Mediterranean, West Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean. With a strong commitment to service excellence and a track record of providing seamless travel experiences, Sunclass Airlines brings a unique perspective to A4E from an important segment of the air travel industry.
‘’We are delighted to welcome Sunclass Airlines to the A4E family. Their expertise in the tourism and charter aviation markets will complement our activities around sustainable and affordable aviation. As the EU Fit for 55 package of legislation is fully implemented over the next few years, A4E will be relying on the insights from our member airlines and the regions they service to make this a smooth transition for all,” said Ourania Georgoutsakou, Managing Director of A4E.
“The addition of Sunclass Airlines to the A4E membership illustrates the diversity of Europe’s aviation market, the many reasons why people fly and the many ways in which local communities benefit from aviation,” she continued.
“A4E has a mission to empower a safe, sustainable and competitive market for European aviation. These are the same priorities and objectives that we have at Sunclass Airlines, and something that we as a company must constantly focus on in order to meet our customers’ expectations and our own very ambitious targets”, says Valdemar Warburg, CEO of Sunclass Airlines.
Airlines for Europe (A4E) is Europe’s largest airline association comprising 17 airline groups. Based in Brussels, A4E works with policymakers to ensure aviation policy continues to connect Europeans with the world in a safe, competitive and sustainable manner. As a key initiator of aviation’s Destination 2050 roadmap, A4E and its members committed to achieving Net Zero carbon emissions for their own operations by 2050. With a modern fleet of over 3,300 aircraft, A4E airlines carried over 610 million passengers in 2022 and served nearly 2,000 destinations.
About Sunclass Airlines
Sunclass Airlines is the largest charter airline in the Nordics, flying more than 1,1 million guests abroad on holiday every year from 32 Nordic airports. Sunclass Airlines employs more than 900 people and is a part of Nordic Leisure Travel Group. The group includes the tour operators Spies, Ving Sweden, Ving Norge, Airshoppen, Globetrotter and Tjäreborg, as well as the hotel company Hotels & Resorts, which includes the branded hotel chains, Sunwing Family Resorts, Ocean Beach Club and Sunprime.
Kevin Hiney (Communications Director, A4E)
Tel: + 32 499 82 82 94
Sofie Folden Lund (Head of Communications and Press, Spies A/S & Sunclass Airlines)
Mobile: +45 26362377