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Brussels Airlines in talks with pilots, Austrian ends them

The B-United pilot union at Brussels Airlines (SN, Brussels National) has proposed to voluntarily cut the salaries of its members by 45% and "significantly" reduce their working hours if the airline retains their job positions.

The union said in an open letter seen by the Belga news agency that its proposal would save the airline EUR100 million euros (USD109.1 million) through 2023 when the agreement is set to expire. In addition, B-United...

Air New Zealand lays off 1,600+ staff

Air New Zealand (NZ, Auckland Int'l) has made swingeing cuts to its workforce in recent days, announcing on separate days layoffs of 300 engineering and maintenance workers, 1,300 cabin crew, and three top...

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We just launched a new News search and filtering tool to enable you to stay ahead of the competition with the latest industry updates. In times like these, it’s all about the news.

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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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Emirates looks to cancel A380 orders - report

Emirates (EK, Dubai Int'l) is seeking to cancel five out of eight outstanding A380-800 orders, Bloomberg said citing unnamed sources close to developments.

The Emirati carrier is reportedly still ready to take three aircraft due by the end of March 2021 but would prefer to cancel the remaining five. Airbus has offered to defer the payments instead of an outright cancellation of the order.

Neither of the parties confirmed...

Qatar Airways returns five subleased A350s to LATAM

Qatar Airways (QR, Doha Hamad Int'l) has returned four of five A350-900s it has been subleasing from LATAM Airlines Brasil (JJ, Sao Paulo Congonhas) since March 2017.

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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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Indigo Partners works with Oaktree on Virgin Australia bid

Indigo Partners has confirmed it will submit a binding bid for Virgin Australia Holdings and will do so together with the Los Angeles-based alternative investment firm Oaktree Capital Management as well as a probable Australian partner.

As previously reported, Indigo is one of four private equity firms that Virgin Australia administrators have shortlisted, a source close to the matter told Reuters, the others being Bain Capital, BGH Capital, and Cyrus Capital Partners....

UAE's Etihad performs first flight to Israel

Etihad Airways (EY, Abu Dhabi Int'l) carried out its first known flight to Israel on May 19 to deliver medical aid for Palestine, in spite of a lack of formal ties between the...

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The number of grounded aircraft worldwide has increased to 19,000

Our latest analysis shows that 59% of the total airline fleets around the world are now grounded. Based on data from ch-aviation’s fleets advanced data, 19,068 aircraft are now parked for storage or maintenance globally.

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UAE's Etihad mulls A380, A350 future plans - report

Etihad Airways (EY, Abu Dhabi Int'l) is considering drastically reducing its widebody fleet capacity through the permanent grounding of its ten A380-800s and the cancellation of an order for sixteen A350-1000s.

Company sources told Reuters that management did not expect demand to recover to pre-COVID 19 levels for at least "years" to come. As such, it is expected to decide on the fate of the two Airbus widebody types...

Thai Airways to file for reorganisation as gov't sells stake

The Thai Cabinet has approved a reform plan for Thai Airways International (TG, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi) to file for business reorganisation under its own administration, the carrier said in a stock market filing.

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ch-aviation fleets ownership data now includes aircraft valuations

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Finnair eyes further cuts, savings through 2022

Given an expected lengthy period of recovery, Finnair (AY, Helsinki Vantaa) will commence talks with its staff about further job cuts but did not say how many positions it plans to eliminate.

The Finnish flag carrier said it will start a consultative process with all 6,100 of its Finland-based employees. The airline is contemplating both temporary and permanent lay-offs. Cuts will also affect employees based in other countries, although the procedures will...

RavnAir Group eyes federal payroll funds to lure buyers

Bankrupt RavnAir Group said it has been conditionally approved by the US Treasury to receive payroll grants under the CARES Act, and hopes it will attract investors to acquire its assets in the near...

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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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AJW Group signs up for ch-aviation data to facilitate their business decisions

Swiss airline intelligence provider ch-aviation today announces AJW Group as a new customer. AJW Group is the world-leading independent specialist in the supply, exchange, repair and lease of commercial and business aircraft spare parts.

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