Throwback Thursday
A SkyEurope Boeing 737 (Photo: RHL Images from England (Skyeurope B737, OM-CLB) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons)

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: SkyEurope Airlines

With the rise of low-cost carriers in Europe throughout the late 1990s and early 2000s, the idea of cheaper travel was catching, with airlines like EasyJet and Ryanair seeing massive expansion. Motived by the success of other low-cost carriers and seeing Eastern Europe as a potential new market, Slovakian investors invested in starting their own carrier, SkyEurope Airlines. The airline originally launched from bases in Bratislava and Prague, hoping to attract Central Europe and Eastern European customers with a central…