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Swiss denies reports of transatlantic flights ex-London City

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Monclova, Mexico to see scheduled pax ops in mid-3Q17

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Shaoyang, China set to open to commercial traffic

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Loganair to lease in Embraer capacity from 3Q17

37 minutes ago

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Indonesia's Lion Air schedules B737 MAX 8 debut for 3Q17

41 minutes ago

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Russia's NordStar to lease in Antonov capacity

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Air Sarada begins regular domestic Burkina Faso ops

12 hours ago

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Cook Islands' Pacific Private Jet gains Part 135 AOC

14 hours ago
Air Rarotonga (GZ, Rarotonga) has announced its Pacific Private Jet (Rarotonga) unit has secured from the Cook Islands Ministry of Transport, its Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) covering passenger charter services. Further certification covering medevac operations is expected by August.

As previously reported, Pacific Private Jet will deploy its Cessna Citation II throughout the Cook Islands as well as the South Pacific at large. The 37-year-old twinjet has already been fitted with a ...

Surf Air Europe commences operations

15 hours ago
Surf Air Europe (London Luton) has inaugurated commercial services following its maiden flight on Friday, June 23, between London Luton and Ibiza, Spain. Operations are on-board the virtual carrier's only current aircraft, EMB-505 Phenom 300 G-SRFA (msn 50500300), operated by FlairJet (UK) (FLJ, Oxford Kidlington).

The Surf Air (URF, Palo Alto) unit has also penciled in Cannes Mandelieu, Milan Malpensa, Zurich, Munich, and Luxembourg for service was well as Barcelona, Geneva, Paris, Brussels, ...

Korean Air, Delta unveil transpacific joint-venture plans

16 hours ago
Korean Air (KE, Seoul Incheon) and Delta Air Lines (DL, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson) are set to deepen their existing commercial ties following the signing last week of an agreement to establish a trans-Pacific joint venture.

In a statement, the two airlines said this agreement is the finalization of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed in March announcing the intention to form a joint venture.

Subject to regulatory approvals, Delta and Korean Air aim to create a combined network ...

Russia's Alrosa to add maiden B737-700 in 4Q17

18 hours ago

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Azerbaijan LCC Buta Airways to make debut in late 3Q17

19 hours ago

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Grupo Viva studying Panamanian unit

20 hours ago

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Chile's JetSMART secures AOC

22 hours ago

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Two bids submitted for Italy's Blue Panorama

26JUN2017

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Trapani, Italy to close for runway works in 4Q17

26JUN2017

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PowdAir seeks Irish AOC; €4.5mn in initial funding

26JUN2017

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Zimbabwe Airways set to add an ex-Malaysia Airlines B777

26JUN2017
Zimbabwe Airways (Harare Int'l) , a Zimbabwean government-owned entity aimed at reestablishing the Southern African state's longhaul operations, is set to add its maiden aircraft, a B777.

ch-aviation research shows the start-up has secured ex-Malaysia Airlines B777-200(ER) 9M-MRP (msn 28421) with it having conducted air tests at Kuala Lumpur Int'l on June 24. Earlier this year, Zimbabwean media reports indicated Zimbabwe Airways would acquire four B777s for use in resuming longhaul flights to ...

interCaribbean Airways to add maiden jet equipment

25JUN2017
interCaribbean Airways (JY, Providenciales) is planning to add its maiden jet equipment airline chief executive officer (CEO) Trevor Sadler has said.

According to the AirlinesandDestinations blog, Sadler told a press conference last week it would add a pair of Embraer ERJ-145s for use in expanding the Turks & Caicos Islands-based carrier's network further into the Eastern Caribbean. The region is home to island states that include Anguilla, the US & British Virgin Islands, St. Maarten, and ...

Emirates eyes redeployment of surplus US capacity to Saudi

25JUN2017
Emirates (EK, Dubai Int'l) is looking to the Saudi market to absorb the surplus capacity it is seeing following its recent decision to reduce service to the United States.

Earlier this year, the Dubai-based carrier said between May 1 and July 1, it would gradually reduce the frequency of flights to each of Fort Lauderdale Int'l, Orlando Int'l, Seattle Tacoma Int'l, Boston, and Los Angeles Int'l citing diminished demand for travel to the United States. Among the measures blamed include the US ...

Venezuela's Rutaca Airlines partially resumes operations

25JUN2017
Rutaca Airlines (5R, Ciudad Bolívar) has resumed operations following a fifteen day suspension ordered by the Venezuelan civil aviation authority (Instituto Nacional de Aeronáutica Civil - INAC) on June 9.

At the time, Rutaca's fleet of eight B737-200Advs and one B737-300 were found to have exceeded their maximum permissible flying cycles resulting in the carrier's grounding. Though not officially confirmed, sources told El Nacional newspaper that the airline did not have sufficient foreign ...

Silver Airways mulls ATR, Bombardier for fleet renewal

25JUN2017

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Chinese asset management firms gain Tianjin Airlines stake

25JUN2017

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United Airways begins equity-for-assets placement

25JUN2017

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British Airways to lease in Qatari A320s to cover strike

25JUN2017
British Airways (BA, London Heathrow) is looking to wet-lease nine A320 and/or A321 aircraft from Qatar Airways (QR, Doha Hamad Int'l) to offset the impact of an impending crew strike set for July 1 to 16.

An application filed with the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) indicates the contracts may be extended beyond July 16 for a maximum of two months.

If given the green light, the move would provide temporary relief to the Qatari carrier which has been saddled with a near 20% surplus in ...