Norway’s Flyr files for bankruptcy

Flyr (Norway) (Oslo Gardermoen) has said it will file for bankruptcy on the morning of February 1 at Oslo City Court. It “was not successful with a new financing plan” and the board concluded on the evening of January 31 that there are “no alternatives for further operation,” it said in a statement and accompanying stock exchange filing.

“The board’s decision is unanimous and is due to the fact that...

Surinam Airways secures another A340-300

Surinam Airways (PY, Paramaribo International) has signed an eight-month dry-lease with Dubai-based lessor V2 Aviation for an A340-300 to be deployed on its only intercontinental route - between Paramaribo International...

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Youngest Aircraft Fleet Award 2023

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Qatar Airways, Airbus kiss and make up

Qatar Airways (QR, Doha Hamad International) and Airbus have settled a long-running and acrimonious legal dispute involving the A350, with both parties issuing statements in recent hours saying the legal claims are discontinued and the agreement will allow the two sides to "move forward and work together as partners."

"Qatar Airways and Airbus are pleased to have reached an amicable and mutually agreeable settlement in relation to their legal dispute over...

UK's Loganair moves to assume vacated flybe. routes

Loganair (LM, Glasgow International) has announced it will relaunch its Manchester International-Newquay route on February 10, 2023, as it moves to mop up marketshare left by the collapse of...

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Talks begin as Rome and Lufthansa sign ITA Airways LOI

Italy’s Ministry of Economy and Finance said it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Lufthansa (LH, Frankfurt International) on the sale of a stake in state-owned flag carrier ITA Airways (AZ, Rome Fiumicino), allowing negotiations to start with the German carrier.

The announcement came just over a week after Lufthansa submitted an offer to Rome to discuss the initial acquisition of a minority stake and options to...

Ireland's Ryanair files response to's lawsuit

Lawyers representing Ryanair (FR, Dublin International) have asked a Delaware judge to dismiss a defamation claim from the online travel agency (OTA),, in the latest installment of a long-running legal battle between...

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ch-aviation Year in Review 2022

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UAE funds offered stakes in Pakistan International Airlines

The Pakistani government has offered United Arab Emirates (UAE) entities an unspecified stake in PIA - Pakistan International Airlines (PK, Islamabad International) according to Pakistani business media. The offer, citing "informed sources in the finance division" was made during meetings in mid-January 2023.

According to Pakistan's Business Recorder, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif met with UAE officials in Abu Dhabi and Dubai on January 12 and 13. In Abu Dhabi, he raised the...

Ill-fated "Tail 105" returns home to Canada's Pivot Airlines

Pivot Airlines (ZX, Toronto Pearson) has welcomed back home "Tail 105", the ill-fated CRJ100ER, which was detained in the Dominican Republic for nearly a year after more than 200 kilogrammes of...

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Lufthansa mulls relocating registered office to Munich

Lufthansa (LH, Frankfurt International) is considering moving its legal domicile from Cologne to Munich, but no decision has been made yet, a company spokesperson has confirmed to ch-aviation.

"It is correct that there are considerations regarding the registered office of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. These considerations are at a very early stage. No preliminary decision has been made, let alone a decision on the future legal seat of the company. Nor will...

Aegean, Lufthansa, Wizz Air bid for N. Macedonia subsidies

North Macedonia’s Ministry of Transport and Communications has said it received bids from three carriers - Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa, and Wizz Air - for subsidies designed to encourage the launch of new...