Utah's Breeze Airways further revises launch plans

To ensure a late 2020 launch, Breeze Airways (MXY, Salt Lake City) says it has entered into a tentative agreement with Compass Airlines (United States of America) (CP, Minneapolis/St. Paul) to acquire its interstate scheduled air transport authorities. Compass Airlines was a production carrier specialising in carrying out E175 flights for US mainline carriers. However, after it lost its key contract with Delta Air Lines (DL, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson...

Cebu Pacific Air lays off 800, 25% of workforce by mid-3Q20

Cebu Pacific Air (5J, Manila Ninoy Aquino Int'l) will lay off more than 800 employees across the group by August 2020, the equivalent of 25% of the carrier’s workforce, it said in a...

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We should call it recovery: 19 new aircraft delivered in May

New aircraft deliveries almost dried up in April, when we saw just 15 aircraft delivered by all manufacturers. In May, there was a small sign of recovery – 19 brand-new aircraft were delivered globally.

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California's FLOAT buys PenAir, Corvus Air

Californian virtual air taxi FLOAT bought the Part 121 certificates of both Corvus Airlines (7H, Anchorage Ted Stevens) and PenAir (KS, Anchorage Ted Stevens), as well as six of the former's nine Dash 8-100s, during a RavnAir Group bankruptcy auction last week.

FLOAT will pay USD8 million for the assets, significantly less than the USD19 million initially sought by the bankrupt airline and its creditors. The steep...

Jersey's Blue Islands lands state loan for base, routes

Former flybe. franchisee Blue Islands (SI, Jersey) has reached an agreement with the Government of Jersey for a GBP10 million pound (USD12.6 million) loan as a part of a 10-year deal to...

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American, United suspend Hong Kong flights over Covid tests

American Airlines (AA, Dallas/Fort Worth) and United Airlines (UA, Chicago O'Hare) abruptly suspended their newly resumed services to Hong Kong Int'l on July 9 because of new mandatory Covid-19 testing rules for flight crews, the South China Morning Post reported.

The rules require all crew members arriving at the airport to provide throat saliva samples at a nearby government facility, the AsiaWorld-Expo venue, effective from July 8. But unlike...

Lufthansa Cargo to cut 500 jobs amid group restructuring

Lufthansa Cargo (LH, Frankfurt Int'l) will shed 500 jobs worldwide as parent firm Lufthansa (LH, Frankfurt Int'l) slashes costs and resizes the business, The Loadstar reported.

Having secured financing from...

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We follow more than 10,000 organizations worldwide which are recognised as “an airline”. These are scheduled airlines, divisions, charter companies, virtual carriers, cargo airlines, business airlines, government companies or manufacturers and key suppliers operating aircraft for testing, production and other functions.

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Air Creebec eyes markets abandoned by Air Canada

In the wake of Air Canada's decision to significantly cut regional services in Quebec, Air Creebec (YN, Val d'Or) has said it is ready to step up and take over some of the vacated routes, CTV has reported.

"Before the health crisis, we offered the Montréal Trudeau-Val d'Or-Chisasibi service once a day. This service will be maintained, and the flight to Rouyn will be added,"...

FlyArmenia Airways secures AOC, preps for launch

FlyArmenia Airways (Yerevan) has secured its Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) from the Armenian Civil Aviation Committee. The start-up said in a statement to local media last week that its fleet entails B737s...

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Contacts now available for download

You are able to filter contacts by airline type, airline location, airlines fleet details or even engine details! Last, but not least, we included the option to search by personal details like name or job title.

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Aircraft have lost 11% of their value on average

We see that the average aircraft monitored by Collateral Verifications saw an 11% value reduction since the beginning of 2020. This is a significant drop in aircraft values during this unprecedented crisis for the industry.

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United Airlines warns that up to 36,000 staff risk layoffs

United Airlines (UA, Chicago O'Hare) has sent warnings of possible layoffs to 36,000 employees, more than a third of its workforce, with the final decision about their future employment due early next month, Business Insider has reported.

According to slides from a town hall meeting with employees filed by the airline, United is planning to send all Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) notices to affected staff by mid-July. The changes...

GLOBALX chooses Atlantic City for hub, potential MRO base

Global Crossing Airlines, doing business as GLOBALX (Atlantic City), has signed an agreement with Atlantic City airport in New Jersey to develop the aerodrome into its hub for charter and scheduled...

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ch-aviation will speed up fleet data development in 2020

Seeing growing demand for airline data intelligence in these times of unprecedented changes in the industry, ch-aviation is speeding up our planned fleet data developments to deliver more data for our customers.

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