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Canada's Lynx Air outlines launch network due in early 2Q22

Canada’s latest budget startup, Lynx Air (DAT, Calgary), has opened ticket sales for flights on five domestic routes, launching in April 2022.

The first destinations from Calgary include Toronto Pearson, Vancouver Int'l, Winnipeg Int'l, Calgary, and Kelowna.

According to the company's website, the schedule will be as follows:

  • the first daily flight between Calgary and Vancouver departs on April 7, 2022, increasing to twice daily...

US's Miami Air continues recertification drive

Miami Air (BSK, Miami Int'l) has asked the US Department of Transportation(DOT) to waive dormancy provisions of its air service certificates for another two months until March 2, 2022.

In a...

October 2021 brought a new decline in worldwide aircraft deliveries

With 66 aircraft delivered, this month brought a 34% drop in worldwide aircraft deliveries following a brief increase in September. We notice that the October delivery numbers are their lowest since March 2021.

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Malaysia's Raya Airways eyes fleet, network growth

Raya Airways (TH, Kuala Lumpur Subang) is planning to expand its fleet and network over the course of 2022 as cargo demand is exceeding pre-pandemic levels, Managing Director Mohamad Najib Ishak told Malaysian media.

Ishak said the carrier would focus on long-term strategic decisions rather than short-term responses to the crisis. It sees the boom in e-commerce as a trend that will continue after the COVID-19 pandemic abates and will therefore...

Hungary's Wizz Air eyes US cargo flights

Wizz Air (W6, Budapest) has announced plans to launch cargo charter flights on behalf of the Hungarian government using its A330-200F.

In its application lodged with the US Department of...

Uganda Airlines wins the "ch-aviation World's Youngest Aircraft Fleet Award 2022"

Uganda Airlines is the winner of the "ch-aviation World's Youngest Aircraft Fleet Award 2022". For the second year in a row, the airline operates the world's youngest fleet, with an average aircraft age of 1.95 years.

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Take a look at the top 25 airlines with the highest percentage of active aircraft

We have analysed airlines with 100 or more aircraft in their fleet. The top 25 airlines with the highest percentage of active aircraft are listed here.

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Morocco remains on Ryanair's summer 2022 schedule

Ryanair (FR, Dublin Int'l) has scheduled Marrakech and a new service to Agadir on its summer 2022 timetable from Dublin Int'l, contradicting a report by Maghreb Intelligence that the Irish budget carrier intends to withdraw from Morocco indefinitely from May.

The online news magazine cited unnamed sources saying Ryanair was fed-up with successive and “unjustified” closures of Moroccan airspace as a result of COVID-19 which were hampering its...

Malaysia’s AirAsia X withdraws challenge to pay lessor $23mn

AirAsia X (D7, Kuala Lumpur Int'l) and wholly-owned subsidiary AAX Leasing Two withdrew, on January 20, a request to challenge the registration in Malaysia of a UK court ruling forcing the airline...

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The number of worldwide active aircraft continues to grow in December 2021

The rise in active aircraft and drop in grounded aircraft continues in December 2021. Comparing this month with December 2020, there is a sizeable 44% increase.

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Caribbean Airlines to resume operations to Suriname

Caribbean Airlines (BW, Port of Spain) has confirmed it will resume flights to Paramaribo Int'l after having been given the go-ahead by the Surinamese government.

"The start date for Suriname will be confirmed early next week," an airline spokesperson confirmed to ch-aviation.

This followed a meeting to resolve outstanding issues between the airline, Suriname’s Ministry of Transport, Communication, and Tourism (TCT), and the Association of Surinamese Travel Agents (ASRA)....

interCaribbean denies acquiring LIAT ATR42s

interCaribbean Airways (JY, Providenciales) has denied local news reports that claimed it has purchased Avions de Transport Régional turboprops of fellow regional carrier LIAT (LIA, Antigua), currently in administration....

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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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Air India seeks consent to alter bond maturity dates

Ahead of its imminent takeover by the conglomerate Tata Sons, Air India (AI, Mumbai Int'l) has sought the approval of bondholders to bring forward the dates of maturity of two series of bonds sold in September 2011, The Economic Times newspaper reported after seeing copies of the letters.

The perennially loss-making flag carrier managed to raise about INR55 billion rupees (USD739 million) through the state-guaranteed bonds, which were sold mainly to wealthy...

Reunion's Air Austral welcomes €20mn French state aid

Air Austral (UU, St. Denis de la Réunion) has welcomed Brussels' decision to authorise France's plan to grant it a EUR20 million euro (USD22.6 million) rescue loan.

Chairman and Chief Executive...

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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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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