Asky Airline acquires new Boeing 737-800
The Pan-African airline ASKY took possession of its first Boeing 737-800 Next Generation. The plane Boeing 737 800 landed on June 2, 2016 at 8:17 p.m. GMT in Lome airport (hub asky) in the presence of authorities of the Togolese airline industry among which Colonel Latta Gnama Dokissime Director General of the National Agency of Civil Aviation (ANAC), Mr. Natchaba Malik, CEO of the Airports Company of Lome Tokoin (SALT), the entire ASKY executive committee headed by M . Fitwi Yemane, Director Finance and Strategic Planning ASKY representing the CEO and members of staff.
The aircraft has a capacity of 154 seats, configured in two classes (16 in Business Class and 138 in Economy Class) of the Boeing family further strengthens the existing fleet of four (4) Bombardier Dash 8 (Q400) and 3 Boeing 737-700.
The Boeing 737 800 is one of the types of greener aircraft regarding its consumption and protection against noise. Fuel consumption is further reduced. With a length of 35.79 m and 39.50 m of scale for a cruising speed of 850 km / h, the Boeing 737 800, can easily contain two wheeled luggage to store luggage for up to 51 maximize storage space.
The introduction of this aircraft has a greater capacity meet demand but will also strengthen the network offering more frequencies and destinations and above all give more flexibility to consider flights beyond the sub-region, that is to say intercontinental flights.
The aircraft will be immediately assigned to reinforce Lome- Dakar route.