How We Choose Where to Travel to NEXT!

| June 28, 2017

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Fans have asked us how we decide where to travel to. Well, it is a combination of three things that help us decide where to visit next. Where are our friends and family? If we can visit friends we will go there to see them and get to know the culture with locals.

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Travel Service / SmartWings

The largest Czech airline with bases in the Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Hungary, Poland, France, Canary Islands, Israel. Operating a fleet of over 30 Boeing 737NGs with additional 30 B737 MAXes on order. The fleet is used for scheduled, charter and ACMI operations and carries almost 7 million passengers annually around 300 destinations worldwide. In addition to the airliners, Travel Service/SmartWings also a operates a fleet of Cessna Citation Sovereigns, the World´s renowned business jets, with additional state-of-the-art Cessna Citation Longitude on order (to become a launch European operator).

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