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Nauru Airlines puts a B737 freighter up for sale

Nauru Airlines (ON, Nauru) has put one of its two B737-300(F)s up for sale with July 15, 2021, set as the planned delivery date of the 28.5 year-old jet to its new owner.

VH-VLI (msn 27125) is currently active under the Nauru Airlines (Australia) (ON, Brisbane Int'l) AOC plying regular shuttle flights between Melbourne Tullamarine, Sydney Kingsford Smith, and Brisbane Int'l on behalf of Qantas...

Croatia Airlines hires post-Covid strategy consultants

Croatia Airlines (OU, Zagreb) has hired Boston Consulting Group to develop and implement a strategy for the post-Covid market environment, the carrier announced in a stock exchange filing on May 10.

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ch-aviation fuels newly-founded Institute of Aviation & Tourism (IAT)

We’re proud to announce a partnership with the Institute for Aviation & Tourism (IAT) of the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences.

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TAP Portugal applies for liquidation of its groundhandler

TAP Air Portugal (TP, Lisbon) has filed an application in the Commercial Courts of Lisbon for the liquidation of its groundhandling company, Serviços Portugueses de Handling, S.A. (SPdH), also known by its trademark Groundforce Portugal.

The airline is a creditor of Groundforce, which to date has provided ground-handling services to TAP at Lisbon, Porto, Faro, Funchal, and Porto Santo.

At the end of April, Groundforce’s...

New Mexico's Taos Air to resume flights in 3Q21

Taos Air (Taos) has announced it will resume flights between Taos, a town in northern New Mexico's Sangre de Cristo Mountains, and destinations in Southern California and Texas later this...

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The number of worldwide active fleets continue to stagnate in April

The total global fleet size is still under the influence of the worldwide pandemic. At the beginning of April, the total global fleet size counts 27,538; out of which 19,709 are active and 7,829 grounded.

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ch-aviation provides access to the Haaga-Helia University of Applied Science

ch-aviation announces cooperation with Haaga-Helia University, a strong, business-oriented university of applied sciences, providing access to more than one hundred Aviation Business Administration students.

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Iberia to debut domestic Portuguese charters

Faced with a drop-off in long-haul demand due to the COVID-19 crisis, Iberia (IB, Madrid Barajas) has set its sights on Portugal this summer, also introducing new domestic charters to Porto Santo in Madeira from Porto on mainland Portugal.

The IAG International Airlines Group subsidiary will offer flights to six destinations including Lisbon, Porto, Funchal, Faro, Porto Santo, and the Azores, it announced in a statement.

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Supplier dispute threatens Boeing's VC-25B deliveries

An ongoing legal dispute with a key cabin interior supplier is threatening the completion of two new VIP B747-8s for the United States Air Force in time for their scheduled deliveries by December...

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Introducing the historical dimension: ch-aviation fleets history module available now

We're really excited to let you know that we've just launched the largest data release since we started ch-aviation PRO in 2012 - ch-aviation fleets history module.

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Canada's Air North adds first ATR freighter

Air North (4N, Whitehorse Int'l) has added its first non-quick-change (QC) dedicated freighter in the form of an ATR42-300(F).

C-FVGY (msn 273) was registered in Canada on May 7, 2021, but remains in storage in Kelowna ahead of its induction into service.

The Avions de Transport Régional turboprop was retired by ASL Airlines Ireland (ABR, Dublin Int'l) on April 1, 2021, and subsequently ferried over...

Nigeria's Green Africa Airways outlines launch plans

Green Africa Airways (Q9, Lagos) has revealed its domestic network ahead of entry into service from Lagos, pending the finalisation of its certification with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

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Take a look at the top 25 lessors with the most active aircraft in their fleet

We have also analysed the top 25 lessors (counting more than 50 aircraft in their fleet), with the most active aircraft in their portfolio at the beginning of April 2021. Full update available in our new blog post.

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April 2021 sees the highest capacity numbers since the outbreak of Covid-19

In April, worldwide capacity numbers have reached a new peak. Numbers have been steadily rising for the third month in a row now, and the global size of the industry currently counts 63.4 million seats per week.

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India's Vistara to make Far East Asian debut in late 2Q21

Vistara (UK, Delhi Int'l) has announced it will launch scheduled services between Delhi Int'l and Tokyo Haneda on June 16, 2021, benefitting from the travel bubble established between India and Japan.

"The Far East has been an extremely important geography for our global expansion from the beginning for its tremendous growth potential. We are delighted to add Japan to our international network, under the travel bubble," Chief Executive Leslie...

IAG boosts liquidity amid “uncertainty” with €825mn bond

IAG International Airlines Group will raise EUR825 million euros (USD1 billion) from a senior unsecured bond, convertible into shares, a further attempt to bolster its balance sheet amid “the continuing uncertainty in respect of...

ch-aviation fleets ownership modules now offers lease end dates

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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Overview of worldwide airports by most aircraft grounded – April 2021

Here is an overview of the Top 25 Airports with the most aircraft in temporary storage, worldwide and by each continent in April 2021.

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