Twitter Logo Facebook Logo LinkedIn Logo Google+ Logo RSS Logo
The World's leading Airline Intelligence Provider since 1998 | ch-aviation airline directory | ch-aviation data & advisory | Advertising

Recent News

Found 31435 matching entries, displaying 1 to 25, items per page.

Etihad to second pilots to Emirates - report

10 hours ago
Etihad Airways (EY, Abu Dhabi Int'l) has offered its pilots two-year secondments to local rival Emirates (EK, Dubai Int'l) in order to avoid putting staff on unpaid leaves, the One Mile At A Time blog has reported citing an internal Etihad employee communication.

"Following the introduction of the 'leave without pay' programme, we now have an opportunity for some pilots to take up a secondment opportunity with Emirates Airline. The opportunity will see these pilots that successfully complete ...

Russia's iFly to add A330s, one more A319 in 3Q18

23JUN2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

Kristianstad, Sweden to regain scheduled traffic with BRA

23JUN2018
BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines (TF, Stockholm Bromma) has announced it will launch flights from Kristianstad to Stockholm Bromma on August 27, 2018, replacing Sparrow Aviation (HP, Stockholm Arlanda) which is set to terminate its service to Stockholm Arlanda on June 25. The route will be Kristianstad's only scheduled service.

Although it has confirmed its launch, BRA has not yet disclosed the frequency, aircraft type, or the schedule of its planned flights to Kristianstad. It will offer ...
To access our news database including full archive search and exclusive stories reported first by ch-aviation you need to upgrade to ch-aviation ch-aviation pro. With a ch-aviation ch-aviation pro subscription you benefit from a wide range of data and information such as:
  • "News to go" - Ability to view multiple full news articles on one page
  • Full access to all news articles including exclusive stories reported first by ch-aviation
Unlimited Access to Airline module:
  • Extended Search Options for over 7,490 Airlines
  • Historical Information (Launch/End/Merger details)
  • Stock Market Symbols
  • Fleet Summaries
  • Subsidiary and Parent Relationships
  • Regional Partners
  • Search Airlines by Alliance, Airline Type, Status
  • Search Airlines by Homebase, Country or Routes/Countries served
  • Search Airlines by Aircraft Type and/or Fleet Size
  • Legal Name, Address, Phone, LinkedIn page and E-Mail
  • Average Fleet and Subfleet age and total number of seats
  • Passenger Numbers and Financial Results
  • Alliance Membership and Details
  • Airline Start-Up Tracker
  • Create your own favorite lists to group News articles
Unlimited Access to Airport module:
  • Extended Search Options for over 6,000 Airports
  • Airport Lists by State, Country or Continent
  • Airports nearby sorted by Distance
  • Aircraft Stored, Scrapped or Written Off at Airport
Get your own ch-aviation ch-aviation pro account today. Click here.

Encompass Aviation sues Surf Air for breach of contract

23JUN2018
Encompass Aviation (ROM, Hawthorne) has taken Surf Air (URF, Santa Monica) to court just days after the US subscription-based pioneer replaced Encompass with Advanced Air (Council Bluffs) as its capacity provider.

Encompass Aviation said in a statement issued on Wednesday, June 19, that it had filed a suit in the Southern District of New York against "financially distressed" Surf Air citing a breach of contract.

Encompass said it had asked the court to enforce the charter service's ...

Air Arabia reveals $336mn exposure to embattled equity firm

23JUN2018
Air Arabia (G9, Sharjah) has confirmed it is exposed to private equity firm Abraaj to the tune of USD336 million. Abraaj recently filed for provisional liquidation in the Cayman Islands.

The carrier said in a recent Abu Dhabi bourse disclosure that its Abraaj dealings do not have any significant impact on its present or future operations nor does it threaten Air Arabia's liquidity.

"The impact of this issue is limited to the investment portfolio of Air Arabia Group," it said. "We ...

Singapore's Ojets calls off takeover of Slovenia's Elit'Avia

22JUN2018
Singapore-based Ojets (Singapore Seletar) has downgraded plans to take full control of Elit'Avia (EAV, Ljubljana) and will now only acquire a 30% stake in the Slovenian business aircraft management, and charter and services operator.

According to Corporate Jet Investor, OJets will now focus on owned aircraft charter while Elit’Avia will centre to managing aircraft for owners.

Nicholas Houseman has also left his position of chief executive at OJets and returned to Elit'Avia. Houseman has ...

Afghanistan's Kam Air upgauges B767 fleet

22JUN2018
Kam Air (RQ, Kabul) has acquired its first B767-300(ER) with YA-KMR (msn 25534) having been ferried to Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen for painting, Skyliner Aviation has reported. The 25.4-year-old Boeing twinjet was formerly in service for Ukraine's Aerosvit Airlines (VV, Kiev Boryspil) as UR-AAH.

Kam Air currently has a single B767-200, which is inoperative. It also operates two A340-300s, one B737-300, two B737-500s (of which one is wet-leased from Ukrainian Wings), and two MD-87s. It operates ...

Ukraine set for two more start-up carriers - Minister

22JUN2018
Ukraine's Minister of Infrastructure, Volodymyr Omelyan, has confirmed that there are two more prospective carriers undergoing certification ahead of a possible launch later this year.

"We are close to completing the creation of two new airlines that will fly in Ukraine," he was quoted by Interfax during a meeting of the European Business Association. "One is foreign, and the second is backed by Ukrainian capital."

He declined to provide additional details.

According to the ch-aviation ...

Air Tanzania B787 delivery on schedule as CSeries slips

22JUN2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

Saratov, Russia, targets Pegasus for resumed int'l ops

22JUN2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

American to trim down management post-US Airways merger

22JUN2018
American Airlines (AA, Dallas/Fort Worth) has announced it will eliminate an undisclosed number of managerial posts as it nears the completion of the merger with US Airways (US, Phoenix Sky Harbor), Bloomberg has reported.

"While not all integration work is complete, much of it is and as a result, now is the right time to look at the organizational structure we need for the future," Chief Executive Officer Doug Parker and President Robert Isom have written in an internal memo.

Out of ...

Ukraine's SkyUp mulls adding Antonovs for domestic ops

22JUN2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

Avianca resurrects Regional Express plans

22JUN2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

Amaszonas eyes opportunities beyond Paraguay

22JUN2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

Oryol Yuzhny, Russia, to close after years without traffic

22JUN2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

Mongolia's Eznis Airways eyes relaunch in 2H18

22JUN2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

Cambodia's JC Int'l Airlines eyes maiden Chinese base

22JUN2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

Air India privatisation plans officially shelved

22JUN2018
The Indian government has formally shelved the plan to sell a 76% stake in Air India (AI, Mumbai Int'l) as no bidders showed any interest, Civil Aviation Minister Jayant Sinha has been reported as saying by Reuters.

"We ran a disinvestment process where we made it very clear what type of bid we were interested in receiving. Nobody expressed any interest. That process right now is over so we have to move forward and consider other alternatives," Sinha has said.

He has added that the ...

Canada's Pacific Coastal launches ops as WestJet Link

22JUN2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

Hi Fly Malta takes maiden A330-300

22JUN2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

FlyAfrica Zimbabwe grounded; undergoes recertification

21JUN2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

Dutch gov't rejects Amsterdam slot proposal

21JUN2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

Angolan President João Lourenço fires Minister of Transport

21JUN2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

Allegiant to open Knoxville McGhee Tyson base in 4Q18

21JUN2018
Allegiant Air (G4, Las Vegas McCarran) has announced plans to establish a base at Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville, Tennessee as part of Allegiant's growth plans in the state.

The ULCC said in a statement it would deploy two A320 Family jets to the airfield from October onwards thereby creating 66 new jobs.

"Allegiant has already seen great success in the Knoxville/Great Smoky Mountains area, and establishing a permanent base affords the opportunity to embed even deeper into the ...

Italian regulator starts investigation into PeopleFly

21JUN2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.