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Air Malta to cut half of its staff, reveals new fleet plans

Air Malta (KM, Malta Int'l) is to lay-off almost half of its workforce as part of the Maltese government's plan to save EUR15 million euros (USD17 million) a year in a last-bid cost-saving effort to rescue the loss-making airline, according to Finance Minister Clyde Caruana.

Speaking at a news conference on January 14, he confirmed that more than 400 of the company's 890 employees would be let go. Between 110 and...

Malaysian start-up MYAirline awarded a conditional ASL

Malaysian ultra-low-cost startup MYAirline has received conditional approval for an Air Service License (ASL) from the Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM), the regulator announced.

The license has been conditionally approved for 12 months, effective...

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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Hong Kong's Greater Bay Airlines eyes B737 MAX/A321neo order

Greater Bay Airlines (HGB, Hong Kong Int'l) is eyeing an order for up to 30 new-generation narrowbody jets, either B737-10s or A321-200Ns, a source has told Bloomberg.

"We shall continue to revisit our aircraft needs to match with customer needs and our expansion strategy under the dynamic market conditions," head of marketing Jodie Lai commented.

For now, however, the start-up backed by Bill Wong Cho-bau, a Hong Kong-based...

Portugal's Hi Fly transfers only A330-200 to Maltese AOC

Hi Fly (5K, Beja) has transferred its only A330-200 to Hi Fly Malta (HFM, Malta Int'l), ch-aviation research has revealed.

CS-TQP (msn 211) was re-registered as 9H-TQP on...

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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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Croatia Airlines in talks over possible B737 MAX order

Croatia Airlines (OU, Zagreb) is in talks with Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) concerning a potential B737 MAX order to replace its A320ceo jets, local aviation news site has reported.

The manufacturer has since confirmed the talks are ongoing.

Croatia Airlines currently operates five A319-100s, which are 20.4 years old on average, and two A320-200s with an average age of 22.2 years. The carrier has four...

Israel doubles state aid for El Al, Arkia, Israir to $85mn

Israel has released further details about its USD85 million package of additional aid for the country’s three scheduled passenger carriers, after the cabinet approved the funds on January 16. El Al Israel Airlines, Arkia...

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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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Flights remain suspended as Mali threatens to revoke slots

Air France (AF, Paris CDG) says its flights to Bamako, Mali remain suspended after the country closed its borders earlier this month in protest against sanctions imposed against its military rulers by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA).

An Air France spokesperson confirmed to ch-aviation that there was no change to the situation at this stage. “Air France flights...

Chilean creditors upset over LATAM deal

The LATAM Airlines Group has reached an agreement with certain creditors and shareholders to support its reorganisation plan within US Chapter 11 bankruptcy law, but Chilean creditors are up in arms over the...

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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US DOT sides with Icelandair, grants it Cuba rights

The US Department of Transportation has granted Icelandair (FI, Reykjavik Keflavik) all of its requested charter rights for services between the US and Havana Int'l despite considerable opposition from American carriers active in the same market.

The regulator allocated 170 round-trip charter rights to the Icelandic carrier, comprising 136 flights from Miami Int'l and 17 each from Orlando Int'l and Houston Intc'l, between February 1 and May 31,...

Delta denies interest in investing in Italy’s ITA Airways

Delta Air Lines (DL, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson) does not plan to invest in ITA Airways (AZ, Rome Fiumicino) for the time being, its chief executive Ed Bastian told Reuters on January...

Heightened demand in December has brought rising worldwide capacity numbers

The worldwide capacity has increased at the year's end, as we currently count 82 million scheduled seats per week - a 7% increase compared to last month. Comparing this week to the same week in December 2020, we observe a rise of 33%.

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