After a break of almost 21 years! A Moldovan pilot launched the first non-stop flight from Romania to the US

On the morning of Friday, June 7, 2024, “HiSky” Airlines operated its first non-stop long-haul flight between “Henri Coanda” (Otopeni) airport in Bucharest and “John F. Kennedy” (JFK) airport in New York (USA). This is the first direct flight operated by a Romanian airline to the United States after a break of almost 21 years, reports

“HiSky,” an airline registered and certified in Romania, is controlled by Moldovan pilot Iulian Scorpan. An Airbus A330 (YR-KID) aircraft, with a capacity of 24 passengers in business class and 250 in economy class, made the inaugural flight.

“HiSky” will operate the Bucharest – New York route with a frequency of four flights per week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. In addition, the airline also offers flights between New York and Cluj-Napoca, Timisoara, Chisinau (Republic of Moldova), and Tel Aviv (Israel), with a stopover in Bucharest.


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