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Italian regulator grants Blue Panorama permanent AOC

Blue Panorama Airlines (BV, Rome Fiumicino) has secured its permanent Air Operators Certificate (AOC) from Italy's civil aviation authority (l'Ente Nazionale per l'Aviazione Civile - ENAC). Prior to its issuance, the Italian leisure carrier had operated on finite, temporary permits.

"We believe the faith in our abilities ENAC showed when it issued us our new permanent AOC, is a tangible sign of the great lengths we have gone to in order to ensure the continued success of our airline," Blue ...

Italy's Blu Express feels the heat from increased LCC competition

Blu Express (Rome Fiumicino) is set to withdraw from a number of domestic Italian routes in the wake of rising competition from other European Low Cost Carriers. Sources in the Italian aviation industry inform ch-aviation that the onslaught of Volotea (V7, Palma de Mallorca Son Sant Joan) has already forced the Blue Panorama Airlines (BV, Rome Fiumicino) subsidiary to abandon its Bari to Catania and Palermo routes while pressure from Ryanair (FR, Dublin Int'l), easyJet (U2, London Luton) and ...

Air Explore to operate B737-400 for Blu-Express for eight months

Air Explore (ED, Bratislava) has wet-leased its B737-400 OM-CEX (MSN 25839) to Blue Panorama Airlines (BV, Rome Fiumicino) for eight months. The aircraft will operate scheduled services on behalf of Blue Panorama's low-cost carrier division Blu Express (Rome Fiumicino). Blue Panorama already operates two B737-300s and two B737-400s itself.

Blue Panorama applies for bankruptcy protection, continues operations

Blue Panorama Airlines (BV, Rome Fiumicino) has filed for bankruptcy protection to be able to restructure its business while continuing normal operations under administration. Since 2008 Italian companies are able to file for bankruptcy protection following a similar legal process to companies filing for Chapter 11 in the United States. Blue Panorama currently operates short-haul scheduled and charter services under the brand of its division Blu Express (Rome Fiumicino) with two B737-300s and ...

Blu Express interested in Rome Fiumicino-Milan Linate slots

Blue Panorama Airlines (BV, Rome Fiumicino) low-cost division Blu Express (Rome Fiumicino) is the second carrier interested in challenging Alitalia (AZ, Rome Fiumicino) on the monopoly route between Rome Fiumicino and Milan Linate according to Italian daily La Stampa. easyJet (U2, London Luton) had previously already publicly declared its interest given Alitalia will be forced to give up some of its slots in Linate to allow a competitor to operate on the route from October.

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