With 1,442 flights since the first flight on June 30, the airline Flyr has managed to prove that their concept works, according to themselves.
Since the start a quarter ago, Flyr has continuously come up with new destinations almost every week. On their first flight on June 30, 2021, they had 8 destinations based on Oslo Gardermoen. This can be compared to 16 destinations now, the latest being Las Palmas, Berlin, Brussels and Barcelona. This is based on 5 B737-800s that Flyr expects to operate with at the end of the year 2021. By the end of 2022, the airline expects a fleet of between 12-18 aircraft.
In the presentation for the half-year, the airline informs that it is precisely leisure travelers on the international routes that they strive for. As well as continuing to expand the domestic route network on routes with high demand. Regarding the load factor, Flyr specify that the average load factor was 38,2 % for July, August and September all combined. But with a load factor in Oktober at 61 %, which was the first full month that Norway had opened, after the pandemic. According to CEO, Tonje Wikstrøm Frislid of Flyr, this is really good for a new start up airline.
Furthermore, she says “I am proud of our enthusiastic and dedicated employees and the great feedback we receive from customers and partners. As promised, our state-of-the-art ordering system delivers a simple and user-friendly customer experience, the knowledge of our brand name is growing, and not least, we have delivered first-class punctuality. We look forward to the next steps on our journey and to welcoming new and returning travelers on board our flights.”