New Route of the Day (26 March 2022): GullivAir between Sofia and Skopje
(IATA code G2) on Saturday 26 March began 2-weekly service between Sofia
in Bulgaria and Skopje
in North Macedonia. Flights on the relatively short 170-kilometre sector will operate every Monday and Saturday using the airline’s fleet of three ATR 72-600s. These two airports were last connected on a regular basis by Bulgaria Air between December 2007 and October 2010 according to Cirium data. The inaugural flight used the aircraft with registration LZ-DAH, which joined the airline’s fleet in March 2021 according to planespotters.net and was previously operated by Nesma Airlines in Saudi Arabia.
According to the airline’s website, GullivAir is currently also operating scheduled services with its ATRs between Sofia and Bourgas (launched on 15 August 2021 and operating 3-weekly until 15 May) and between Sofia and Tirana (2-weekly from 2 April until mid-May when frequency increases to 4-weekly).
ATR 72s and A330-200s for hire
One of the airline’s other ATR 72s (LZ-DAI) is currently being operated in Sweden on behalf of Nordica between Stockholm ARN, Arividsjaur and Gallivare. GullivAir also operates three A330-200s which are available for hire. This week, one of the aircraft has flown between Istanbul IST and La Romana in the Dominican Republic on behalf of Corendon Airlines.