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Russia's Yamal Airlines rejects calls to serve Tajik village

23MAR2017

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TAME Ecuador issues strategic investor RFP

23MAR2017

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ASKY Airlines confirms Southern African debut for early 2Q17

23MAR2017
ASKY Airlines (KP, Lomé) has confirmed it will make its Southern African debut early during the next quarter. In a statement issued via social media, the Togolese carrier said a 4x weekly Lomé-Johannesburg O.R. Tambo, South Africa, service would commence from April 8 onwards using B737-800 equipment.

Earlier this year, ASKY Chief Executive Officer Henok Teferra told Bloomberg that aside from Johannesburg, the carrier was eager to set in motion long-held plans to start intercontinental ...
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EC eyes more liberal wet-lease treaty with US

23MAR2017
The European Commission (EC) is planning to revise legislation enforced in 2008 that caps the wet-lease of non-bloc-owned aircraft to a maximum period of seven months, renewable only once.

The measure - Regulation (EC) No 1008/2008 - resulted in the United States imposing similar limits on EU-owned aircraft attempting to operate on wet-lease contracts in the US. According to Reuters, this negatively affected European carriers seeking to serve the US using wet-leased aircraft as they would ...

Mongolia's MIAT selects the B737 MAX for fleet renewal

23MAR2017

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UAE's Honesty Air Cargo chartering a South African B737

23MAR2017

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American Airlines in talks to acquire China Southern equity

23MAR2017
American Airlines (AA, Dallas/Fort Worth) is in talks to acquire an unspecified stake in China Southern Airlines (CZ, Guangzhou) informed sources have told Bloomberg news.

According to the report, the negotiations are said to be "advanced" with the value of the stake placed at around USD200 million. The sale will likely take place through a private placement, one of the sources said. China Southern has a market value of about USD10 billion.

Trading in China Southern shares on the ...

Indonesia's TransNusa inks ATR lease deal with NAC

23MAR2017

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China's HNA Group steps up quest for European airline equity

23MAR2017

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Nigeria's First Nation Airways suspends operations again

23MAR2017
First Nation Airways (FRN, Lagos) has suspended operations for a second time in six months airline management has confirmed.

First Nation's Director of Flight Operations, Chimara Imediegwu, told a press conference in Lagos this week that the suspension had been precipitated by the required use of Kaduna International Airport following the closure of Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport for runway repairs.

“We decided to take this step in order not to continue to fly for flying sake ...

Avianca calls on Colombia to reject Open Skies with Qatar

22MAR2017

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Spain's Air Europa reaches deal with pilots over new LCC

22MAR2017

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RwandAir eyes European debut in mid-2Q17

22MAR2017
RwandAir (WB, Kigali) is planning to make its European debut during the second quarter of the year. According to availability data from Amadeus, the carrier plans to start a 4x weekly Kigali-London Gatwick, United Kingdom, service on May 26. Service is on-board A330 widebody metal.

RwandAir currently operates one A330-200, one A330-300, two B737-700s, three B737-800s, two CRJ-900s, and two Dash 8-400s on scheduled flights throughout Rwanda, as well as sub-Saharan Africa as a whole. At ...

China Express Airlines to open Malaysia base

22MAR2017
China Express Airlines (G5, Chongqing) will establish a base in Kuching, Malaysia, as part of an agreement between the government of Sarawak state and Chinese tourism development firm, Beijing Glory International Culture Development Co Ltd.

According to Malaysia's Star newspaper, the agreement will boost Sarawak's tourism potential and hospitality management by exploiting demand in the Chinese market. Aside from China Express's operations, Beijing Glory will also manage two Sarawak Economic ...

Ryanair confirms Memmingen base plans for mid-4Q17

22MAR2017
Ryanair (FR, Dublin Int'l) has confirmed it will establish its tenth German base at Memmingen during the winter 2017/18 season. Using a single B737-800, the Irish LCC will launch seven new services to Fes, Lviv, Oradea, Seville, Stockholm Skavsta, Thessaloniki and Warsaw Modlin from October 28 onwards.

Other destinations Ryanair serves from Memmingen this summer include: Alghero, Alicante, Chania, Dublin Int'l, Faro, Girona, London Stansted, Malaga, Palermo, Palma Son Sant Joan, Porto, Sofia, ...

Norwegian UK designated carrier in new UK-Argentina BASA

22MAR2017

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Air Marshall Islands to resume regular int'l flights in 2Q17

22MAR2017
Air Marshall Islands (CWM, Majuro) has set a date for its proposed resumption of commercial international passenger flights. According to Airline Route, the carrier plans to run a weekly Majuro-Tarawa, Kiribati, return service effective April 6. Service is on-board Dash 8-100 equipment.

The Marshallese carrier last operated the route in September 2007 following which it was suspended. At present, Nauru Airlines (ON, Nauru) is the only other operator to ply the route.

Iran's Qeshm Air adds maiden A319

22MAR2017
Qeshm Airlines (QB, Tehran Mehrabad) has taken delivery of its maiden A319-100 in the form of EP-SAS (msn 2091) Skyliner Aviation has reported.

Formerly UR-COP with Ukraine's Khors Aircompany (KO, Kiev Boryspil), the thirteen year-old airframe was recently tracked in service between Tehran Mehrabad and Mashad.

The Iranian carrier also operates five A300-600(F)Rs, three A320-200s, four ARJ-100s, one ARJ-85, four Fokker 100s, and four Fokker 50s.

Czechia's Travel Service to establish three French bases

22MAR2017

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Sanctions force Aeroflot to axe Air Koryo interline deal

22MAR2017

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Wizz Air to lease two A320s, two A321s from Vermillion

22MAR2017
Wizz Air (W6, Budapest) has signed agreements with Vermillion Aviation Holdings for the lease of two A321-200s and two A320-200s. Powered by International Aero Engines V2500 motors, the aircraft are new and will be delivered over the period covering July 2017 to March 2018.

The Hungarian LCC currently operates seventy-nine aircraft comprising sixty-three A320-200s and sixteen A321-200s. Of those, three A320-200s are leased from Vermillion.

Philippine Airlines to lease two more B777s from Intrepid

22MAR2017
Philippine Airlines (PR, Manila Ninoy Aquino Int'l) has signed long-term lease agreements with Connecticut-based Intrepid Aviation for two B777-300(ER)s. Sourced from its Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) order book, Intrepid will place the aircraft with the Filipino carrier in December 2017.

According to the ch-aviation aircraft database, Intrepid currently has three B777-300(ER)s in service with Philippine Airlines. They are currently used for flights from Manila Ninoy Aquino Int'l to ...

Brazil's Gol to add maiden B737 MAX in early 3Q18

22MAR2017

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LATAM Airlines Chile concludes scheduled B767 pax ops

22MAR2017
LATAM Airlines Chile (LA, Santiago de Chile Int'l) has tentatively concluded scheduled B767 operations with the type's last commercial service last week.

According to Flightradar24 ADS-B data, B767-300(ER) CC-BDD (msn 40799) conducted the Chilean carrier's last flight - LA535 New York JFK-Santiago de Chile Int'l - on March 17.

While several of the aircraft are still active, they are in service for fellow LATAM Airlines Group units, LATAM Airlines Perú (LP, Lima Int'l), ...

Solomon Airlines resumes Santa Cruz services

22MAR2017
Solomons - Solomon Airlines (IE, Honiara) has resumed a regular 2x weekly service to Santa Cruz/Graciosa Bay/Luova almost a week after it was first suspended over a dispute between the landowners and the government.

The carrier said in a statement that it had decided to restart the route after it received letters from both the Santa Cruz landowners and the Santa Cruz Police department advising the landowners were keen to see a full resumption of air services as soon as possible.

"The ...