The French carrier Aigle Azur has appointed APG as its commercial representative in 30 countries from 01 November 2010. In Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Canada, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom and USA, APG will provide full GSA services including sales and marketing activities, call centre and helpdesk support.
In the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Denmark, Eastern Africa, Egypt, Finland, Greece, Hong-Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Morocco, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Tunisia, Ukraine and United Arab Emirates, the airline has signed for APG GET services, a hybrid GSA service for marginal markets, now offered by APG.
Sandrine de Saint Sauveur, President of APG in France said “We now offer our new APG GET product across our entire network spanning 151 countries. The product offers entry-level representation combined with BSP/ARC participation under one global agreement and targets all tertiary markets where an airline has no current distribution. We are delighted to sign the first APG GET agreement with Aigle Azur and are looking forward to the results of our cooperation in these new markets”.
Societe Aigle Azur Transports Aeriens is an airline based in Tremblay-en-France, near Paris. With its fleet of Airbus A319/20/21 aircraft, it operates scheduled passenger services from France to Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia in North Africa as well as Portugal and Mali. The airline will also shortly launch flights between Paris and Baghdad. It also operates charter, cargo and wet lease services. Its main bases are Orly Airport and Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris. Aigle Azur is also accredited by IATA and is signed up to the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) process.