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Emirates revives Panama direct flight plans

51 minutes ago
Emirates (EK, Dubai Int'l) is again evaluating options for a direct service from Dubai Int'l to Panamá City Tocumen Int'l, as well as flights to México City as the carrier sees untapped market potential in Latin America, Chief Commercial Officer Thierry Antinori has told reporters according to Reuters.

The carrier shelved the plans to serve the ultra-long-haul route to Panama in 2016 as it failed to sign code-share agreements with Copa Airlines (CM, Panamá City Tocumen Int'l) which would ...

ANZ to wet-lease Hi Fly aircraft as it grounds two B787-9s

2 hours ago
Air New Zealand (NZ, Auckland Int'l) has said it will ground two B787-9s for an extended period of time needed to conduct engine maintenance of two Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 units. For the duration of the repairs, the carrier will again wet-lease capacity from Portugal's Hi Fly (5K, Lisbon), the NZ Herald has reported.

The need for thorough maintenance surfaced after ANZ had conducted inspections of the Trent 1000 engines ordered by the European Aviation Safety Authority (EASA) in mid-April. ...

FAA, EASA order urgent CFM56 blade checks

3 hours ago
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued emergency airworthiness directives on April 20, 2018, ordering airlines to conduct urgent safety inspections of some CFM International CFM56-7B engine units. The decisions follow a fatal incident of a Southwest Airlines B737-800 on April 17, 2018, in which one passenger was killed after a fan blade broke off mid-flight, producing debris which hit the fuselage and shattered one of the windows. ...
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Vietnam's Globaltrans Air regains GA licence

4 hours ago

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Pakistan's Afeef Zara Airways secures licence

5 hours ago
Afeef Zara Airways (Karachi Int'l) has secured its Regular Public Transport (RPT) licence from the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) and plans to launch domestic services within the next six months, Afeef Group Chairman Rashid Ahmed Siddiqui has told Profit Pakistan Today.

The carrier will launch services with a fleet of three unspecified aircraft, the minimum fleet size required by the PCAA. It will initially operate domestic routes between Islamabad Benazir Bhutto Int'l, ...

Mongolian gov't drafts SOE privatization plan, MIAT included

6 hours ago

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Spain's Air Nostrum to expand DAT lease portfolio from 2Q18

8 hours ago

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South Africa's Airlink to debut EMB-170 ops in mid-2Q18

8 hours ago

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Aeroflot reports problems securing US visas for crew

15 hours ago

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China's Nanshan Jet eyes medevac niche; new branches

16 hours ago

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Switzerland's Nomad Aviation adds a Gulfstream G450

17 hours ago
Nomad Aviation (NUM, Zurich) has announced it has added a maiden Gulfstream IV G450 corporate jet to its fleet. CEO Thomas Koehli said in a statement the Gulfstream Aerospace jet would shortly be made available to charter customers.

"With the addition of the G450 we can provide our customers a wide range of charter aircraft to suit the individual travel needs,” he said.

Nomad Aviation offers aircraft management as well as charter services. It operates a fleet that includes the Gulfstream ...

LATAM Airlines Group leasing in Spanish A330, B747 capacity

18 hours ago

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Taiwan's Evergreen Group disposes of B737BBJ

19 hours ago

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Cal Jet by Elite suspends operations

19 hours ago
Cal Jet by Elite (Carlsbad, CA) has announced it has suspended operations as of April 18. In a joint statement, President George Wozniak and CEO Bob Daly said the downtime would allow the virtual carrier to retool ahead of a largescale roll-out of flights in June.

Since launching in September of 2017, Cal Jet has focussed on a single route - Carlsbad, CA-Las Vegas McCarran - using a single CRJ-700 chartered from parent Elite Airways (7Q, Portland, ME).

"Our business plan has been based on ...

FAA drops probe into Delta's Dallas Love Field attempts

20 hours ago
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has dropped a probe into gate assignments for Delta Air Lines (DL, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson) at the Dallas Love Field airport as a part of undisclosed settlement agreement, Air Transport World has reported.

The regulator opened the investigation in 2015 after the city authorities asked the FAA for assistance and intervention in the ongoing spat between Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines regarding gate allocation at the Dallas Love Field ...

Surf Air Europe expands network with JetClass partnership

21 hours ago
Surf Air Europe (FLJ, London Luton) has announced it will add a number of European destinations to its network, including Milan, Luxembourg, Munich, Brussels, Basle/Mulhouse/Freiburg, CH, and Nice, through a partnership with virtual carrier JetClass (Vienna).

JetClass is a licensed travel agency based in Vienna, essentially a virtual bizjet operation which allows passengers to buy seats on aircraft sourced from partners such as GlobeAir, relying heavily on Artificial Intelligence algorithms ...

Piedmont Airlines opens Charlotte crew base; closes Roanoke

22 hours ago
Piedmont Airlines (PT, Salisbury) has announced it will open a new crew base in Charlotte, North Carolina, home to parent firm American Airlines’ largest East Coast hub.

In a statement, the Virginia-based capacity provider said the new domicile would open from July 1 with flight and cabin crew joining the more than 1,500 Piedmont ground-handling, line maintenance and leadership team members already based at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

Piedmont is on track to withdraw its ...

Aerolineas Argentinas eyes LCC-esque pricing model

23 hours ago

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Vietnam's Bamboo Airways outlines leased capacity demand

23APR2018

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China's Hainan Airlines to ramp up Haikou, Sanya hub plans

23APR2018

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Though not for sale, Globalia open to partnerships - Hidalgo

23APR2018

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Bahrain's Gulf Air eyes stake in BAS

23APR2018

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DOT finalizes Havana frequency allocations

23APR2018
The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has finalized its redistribution of Havana Int'l, Cuba traffic rights following a tentative announcement on March 31.

Following considerations, the DOT said in a statement on Friday, April 21, that as it had received no objections to its earlier decision, it had decided to allocate the four daily and six weekly available frequencies available for scheduled services between the United States and Havana, Cuba, as follows:

- American Airlines: from ...

Honda Aircraft sets up Chinese charter operations unit

23APR2018
Honda Aircraft (Greensboro) has announced that its HondaJet China unit has established FlightJoy Aviation Co. to provide charter operations and HondaJet aircraft management solutions to the Chinese market.

Though it will specialize in fractional ownership of HondaJets throughout the region, FlightJoy will also provide aircraft management services to HondaJet owners as well as mobile web-based charter operations.

It will be based out of Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport's recently ...

Colombia's Easyfly eyes fleet growth, new bases

23APR2018

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