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Tanzania's president calls out B767 freighter fraudsters

Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan has ordered the resignation of fraudsters who over-invoiced the state for USD49 million on a B767-300F to be delivered to Air Tanzania in April 2023, according to local media reports.

The Citizen reports Hassan made the remarks after being presented with the Financial Year 2021/22 audit on the state-owned carrier by Tanzania's Controller and Auditor General (CAG) on March 29, 2023. Reading from the report, the president said...

US's Connect Airlines details Toronto City network plans

Connect Airlines (Bedford, MA) has confirmed it continues to work through US and Canadian regulatory processes with Philadelphia International and Chicago O'Hare to Toronto City Centre remaining the...

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Airbus vs Boeing deliveries 2022 - Report

Airbus has led in aircraft deliveries for the past four years, with the most substantial difference in 2019 due to the B737 MAX grounding. In total, Airbus delivered 676 aircraft in 2022, while Boeing delivered 480.

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UK's Loganair leases ex-flybe. slots at Heathrow

Loganair (LM, Glasgow International) has leased 30 weekly slot pairs at London Heathrow, owned by British Airways but previously used by defunct flybe., as it seeks to greatly expand its presence at the UK's largest hub.

"The slots will enable Loganair to develop regional connectivity from UK domestic destinations to the UK's premier hub, offering both point-to-point access into London itself and a broad range of...

Faroes’ Atlantic Airways to start N. America ops in mid-3Q23

After years of planning and postponements, Atlantic Airways (RC, Vágar) will commence its first transatlantic services to the United States at the end of summer, launching scheduled flights between the Faroe Islands and...

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Latvia's airBaltic wet-leasing aircraft due to A220 issues

airBaltic (BT, Riga) has wet-leased four aircraft from four different airlines through May 31, 2023, to cover for its in-house A220-300s grounded due to Pratt & Whitney engine issues, the national LETA news agency has reported.

The Latvian carrier has so far sourced the following aircraft:

CNMI's Marianas Southern Airways goes out of business

Less than 12 months after its launch, Marianas Southern Airways (Saipan) is ending operations on April 1, 2023. The cessation of services follows the Northern Marianas Islands government terminating a USD8 million...

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Youngest Aircraft Fleet Award 2023

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US DOT denies JetBlue, Spirit common ownership bid

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has denied an exemption request filed jointly by JetBlue Airways (B6, New York JFK) and Spirit Airlines (NK, Fort Lauderdale International) that would allow them to operate under common ownership, saying this would be premature pending the outcome of a lawsuit by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to block the proposed merger between the airlines.

The Department found the denial was warranted in...

FedEx Express to consolidate maintenance at Indianapolis

FedEx Express (FX, Memphis International) has announced it will close its maintenance facility at Los Angeles International airport once the lease of its hangar expires in June 2024. The airline will...

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Colombo to eat over half of SriLankan Airlines' debt

A Sri Lankan government minister has said that state-owned carrier SriLankan Airlines (UL, Colombo International) will be able to pay less than half its total debts once ground handling and catering subsidiaries are sold off. His admission comes as the Sri Lankan government inches towards selling off its national airline.

Aviation minister Nimal Siripala De Silva told Sri Lanka's parliament on March 24 that the USD500 million expected to be raised...

US's Pacific Air Charters orders two Tecnam P2012s

Pacific Air Charters (Honolulu) has ordered two Tecnam P2012s with options for another 23, with the two firm orders expected to be delivered by July 2023, according to a Costruzioni...

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