Lithuania's Global Airways launches ACMI operations

Global Airways (Lithuania) (GBL, Vilnius) began commercial flight operations on May 21, 2022, deploying its first and so far only A320-200 under a wet-lease agreement with Corendon Airlines Europe (XR, Malta Int'l).

LY-LGA (msn 3927) was ferried after maintenance, at Larnaca, to Nuremberg on May 20, AirNav RadarBox ADS-B data shows, and subsequently began operating for the Maltese leisure specialist out of Nuremberg on various Mediterranean...

US adds Rossiya, Abramovich's B787 to sanctions list

The United States Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has added Rossiya (FV, St. Petersburg) as the fifth Russian airline subject to an export denial order and thus prohibiting any company, US-based or...

Impact of the War on the Russian and Ukrainian Airline Industry

ch-aviation is covering the ongoing war in Ukraine and its impact on both the Russian and Ukrainian civil aviation industries. Stay tuned for updates and developments as the situation unfolds.

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US's Northern Pacific Airways to launch with ACMI capacity

Northern Pacific Airways (Anchorage Ted Stevens) is planning to launch transpacific operations using wet-leased aircraft initially, the carrier said in its application to the US Department of Transportation (DOT) for an exemption and a certificate of public convenience and necessity.

"Northern Pacific intends to start scheduled service between Anchorage Ted Stevens, Alaska, on the one hand, and Korea and Japan, on the other hand, both of which are Open...

UK's Virgin Atlantic retires last A330-200

Virgin Atlantic (VS, London Heathrow) has announced it retired its last A330-200, G-VLNM (msn 322), on May 12, 2022, as part of its transition to a new-generation fleet of A330-900s,...

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Italy freezes SuperJet International assets

The Italian government has frozen EUR146 million euros (USD154 million) in assets owned by SuperJet International, a joint-venture of UAC United Aircraft Corporation and Italy's Leonardo responsible for marketing SSJ 100/95 regional jets outside of Russia.

The assets include cash and four SSJ 100/95Bs parked at Venice Marco Polo airport, where the Italian JV has its headquarters. The ch-aviation fleets advanced module shows these are:

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Court allows Garuda Indonesia third restructuring extension

Indonesia’s judiciary has for the third time extended the deadline for the debt restructuring that Garuda Indonesia (GA, Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta) is currently grappling with by another month, a representative of Central Jakarta Commercial...

Look into the future with our new Aircraft Order, Aircraft Delivery, and Aircraft Retirement Data

With our new Aircraft Order, Aircraft Delivery and Aircraft Retirement Data, you are now ahead of the game by predicting market trends and detecting future market demands earlier than your competitors.

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Worldwide aircraft deliveries continue to increase in March 2022

There were 40 more aircraft delivered in March 2022 than in February, for a total of 115. In comparison to the same month in 2021, we see a 4% increase, whereas, in comparison to March 2020, we see a 95% increase.

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DOT refuses to extend AirBahn's lapsed permits

The US Department of Transportation has rejected the request by Californian start-up AirBahn (ARB, Ontario) to extend its certificate of public necessity beyond April 30, 2022, as the carrier has not made any meaningful progress with its FAA air carrier certification.

The decision resets AirBahn's launch preparations as it will now have to restart its DOT recertification from scratch.

"While the Department is willing to work with applicants, where warranted, and...

Tunisia's Express Air Cargo takes first B737NG

Express Air Cargo (7A, Tunis) took delivery of its first B737NG dedicated freighter - a B737-800(SF) - on May 13, 2022.

TS-ICD (msn 30704) was ferried after conversion by Aeronautical...

April sees surge in high capacity numbers

Mid-April saw the highest capacity figures since the Covid pandemic, with 104.2 million scheduled seats. However, the end of the month saw a slight drop, with 93.4 million scheduled seats.

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Amount of leased Russian aircraft outside the country, by Lessor

Take a look at the leased Russian aircraft outside the country by Lessor. AerCap is at the top of the list, with the most aircraft, followed by CDB Aviation, SberLeasing, Air Lease Corporation, and Avolon.

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Russian court arrests Aeroflot ex-executive in absentia

Khoroshevsky District Court in Moscow has arrested in absentia Andrey Panov, a former deputy general director of Aeroflot for strategy and marketing, who left Russia in early March, local media reported citing court filings. He has called his persecution politically motivated and related to his statements about Russia’s “special operation” in Ukraine.

He has been charged under Part 4 of Article 159 of the Criminal Code, which covers fraud committed by an organised group...

Air France-KLM in talks for €500mn private equity funding

Air France-KLM has entered exclusive talks with New York-based private equity firm Apollo Global Management for a EUR500 million euro (USD530 million) capital injection into an engineering and MRO affiliate that owns a pool...

ch-aviation Year in Review 2021

Read the ch-aviation Year in Review 2021 to turn back the clock and recap the year in numbers. Learn about everything we worked on this year and how we focused on making ch-aviation better.

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Monthly Development Update - October 2021

We are ready to share with you News by Other Publishers. This update significantly enhances our news coverage, offering even more industry-relevant information. In addition, we have also deployed a few small fixes on the website.

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