Kuwait Airways to lay off 1,500 expatriates

Kuwait Airways (KU, Kuwait) will be laying off almost 1,500 expatriate employees due to the negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its commercial operations.

The airline said on May 28 that the layoff was part of its comprehensive plan to turn its finances around. “This difficult decision came due to the great difficulties that the company is facing in particular and the global aviation sector in general,” the airline said and...

Boeing resumes MAX production at Renton plant

Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) has announced it resumed the production of B737 MAX narrowbodies at its Renton site, nearly half a year after it was interrupted for reasons unrelated to the COVID-19...

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Our social media channels are gaining momentum and we just hit more than 25,000 followers on Linkedin! If you aren’t following us yet, we invite you to follow us on Linkedin.

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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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American to cut 30% of its management and support staff

American Airlines (AA, Dallas/Fort Worth) “must plan for operating a smaller airline for the foreseeable future,” the carrier told its employees on May 28. This will include cutting its 17,000 management and support staff by 30% - a reduction of about 5,000 jobs.

The carrier has also started to accept volunteers to take buyouts - voluntary severance packages - for the next two weeks, until June 10. It will make forced cuts...

Southwest Airlines eyes restart of int'l routes in 3Q20

Southwest Airlines (WN, Dallas Love Field) is planning to restart its international flights to destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean on July 1, 2020, although the date is still subject to the decisions...

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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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Air Botswana may resume domestic flights on June 12

Air Botswana (BP, Gaborone) is looking at resuming domestic flights from June 12, having suspended them for more than two months due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Botswana Daily News reported.

Thulagano Merafe Segokgo, the country's minister of transport and communications, said during a news conference on May 26 that the flag carrier's revenues had all but ceased due to the extreme social distancing imposed during a lockdown in place since March 26....

Russia's Pobeda to restart in late 2Q20

Pobeda (DP, Moscow Vnukovo) is planning to restart flights on 73 routes on June 1, 2020, after a two-month hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the first phase of its restart,...

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ch-aviation fleets ownership data now includes aircraft valuations

Our ch-aviation Fleet Ownership now literally brings more value to your business. ch-aviation has teamed up with Collateral Verifications to introduce aircraft valuation data for ch-aviation PRO subscribers.

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Airline data is now available for download

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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Court approves sale of RavnAir Group's assets

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware has approved the sale of "all, substantially all, or a substantial part" of RavnAir Group's assets, the Alaskan group said on its website.

"This Court decision helps clear the path for Ravn to find new ownership that will allow us to resume operations later this summer. This is great news for our creditors, our employees who have been temporarily laid off, our customers,...

Air Niugini attempting to acquire PNG Air

Papua New Guinea regional carrier Link PNG (Port Moresby), a subsidiary of national airline Air Niugini (PX, Port Moresby), is attempting to acquire a majority stake in PNG Air...

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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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Nigerian government hoping to provide airline bailouts

The Nigerian federal government is contemplating a bailout package for the local airline industry in order to prevent the collapse of carriers due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Nigeria’s airspace was closed for scheduled passenger flights on March 23 and this was extended for a month on May 6, with a possible resumption of flights in early June.

According to local media, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) director general, Musa Nuhu, said the federal...

British Airways to rehire thousands on half the pay - report

As it makes further proposals on changes to employment contracts, British Airways (BA, London Heathrow) is allegedly planning to lay off thousands of employees and then rehire them on half the pay, unions...

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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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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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