MAT adds new plane to fleet

The Macedonian national air carrier, MAT, has purchased a Boeing 737-500, which has already been registered in Macedonia under Z3-AAH.The aircraft embarked on its first commercial flight from its base in Skopje to Zurich, Switzerland. MAT received a loan to buy the 126 seat Boeing 737-500 aircraft with MAT and PK Aviation securing the down-payment for the loan. MAT representatives have said that the airline plans to buy another aircraft next month.

MAT owns one CRJ-900 and has one leased Boeing 737-500. In total there fleet, with the new aircraft, amounts to three. The average age of the airlines fleet is young - just below 7 years. MAT carries out operations to 8 destinations from its bases in Skopje and Ohrid however it operates no flights to any of the EX-YU republic except its own.