SunExpress (XQ), the Antalya-based joint venture between Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, will lease its fleet of 28 Boeing 737-800s to make better use of over-capacity during the low-demand European winter season, it said in an statement. Several aircraft could be wet- or dry-leased for traffic outside Europe, especially to the Southern Hemisphere, to cover the carrier’s strong seasonal difference. The fleet has a high utilization rate in the European summer months. The carrier plans ...

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