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SparkJet Virtual Begins Ferrying New Aircraft, Announces New Focus Cities!

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida,  — SparkJet’s CEO Zeke Elias announced yesterday in an email to the employees that SparkJet had decided on new focus cities and had started the ferrying of aircraft to the airline current hubs. The new focus cities are strategically located and enable SparkJet to reach millions of new potential consumers, initially the first base to open will be Kansas City International Airport, Kansas (ICAO: KMCI) and will have a B738/B772 pilot and Flight Attendant base, the next move will be to open two international focus cities, one in Calgary International Airport, Alberta, Canada (ICAO:CYYC) and one in Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport in Santiago, Chile. “We have use our connections and knowledge of the South American market to understand what the consumer wants and needs, so we decided the best business plan would be rolling out a low-cost, full service model with McDonnell Douglas MD-80′s and serve domestic and international destinations” said Zeke Elias about the new focus city in Chile.

The last new focus cities SparkJet will open is a base in Faaa International Airport in Faaa, Tahiti (ICAO:NTAA) which will open the door to the Asia and South Pacific market and will enable the crews to enjoy “Paradise”.

With the introduction of the new Focus Cities, SparkJet also announced the purchase of four B777-200LR’s from Boeing which will be coming on-line in the following weeks, “The 777′s allow us to expand to markets that the B763 did not enable us to, like Asia, the Middle East and Oceania said Zeke Elias in the email to the employees.

Finally SparkJet began ferrying two ERJ135LR’s and four ERJ170LR’s to both the Albuquerque International Airport (ICAO: KABQ) and Fort Lauderdale International Airport (ICAO: KFLL) hubs to Continue reading

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SparkJet Virtual Announces Fleet Restructuring!

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – SparkJet ‘s executives announced yesterday in an email to its employees of a fleet restructuring to occur in the upcoming weeks. Zeke Elias, SparkJet’s CEO explained in the email that due to the JS41 and the ATR resulting uneconomical for SparkJet they would be replaced with the Embraer 135 and Embraer 170 respectively, and once the aicraft were ferried in they would enter service. The email also talked about the replacement of all A320′s at the Albuquerque, NM (ICAO:KABQ) hub for B737-800′s and managed to surprise the employees when they read that SparkJet would be adding the B757-200ER to the fleet to replace two A320′s from the Albuquerque, NM (ICAO:KABQ) hub and add flights to South America from the Fort Lauderdale, FL (ICAO:KFLL) Hub, a move that had been secretly in the behind the scene plans for months. “SparkJet’s A320′s will be placed into storage until they are needed for expansion” was something that Zeke Elias made sure to tell the employees, SparkJet is also planning on replacing the A330′s but is waiting on the opportunity to purchase B767-300′s that are up to SparkJet standards.

“The four new B757-200′s give SparkJet a lot of flexibility when it comes to longer-haul routes that a B737-800 is not capable of serving, plus it brings the consumer a new experience in flying” said Zeke Elias when asked about the secret change this morning at the corporate offices. “We worked very closely with the DOT and the governments of Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru and Colombia to bring to the consumer the best selection of flights and routes while remaining competitive within the industry.”

The new flights are as follows:

From KFLL:

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