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Philippine Airlines adds maiden 86-seater Q400

25JUL2017
Philippine Airlines (PR, Manila Ninoy Aquino Int'l) has taken delivery of the world’s first dual-class, 86-seater Q400/Dash 8-400. RP-C5901 (msn 4561) was positioned to Manila Ninoy Aquino Int'l from Toronto Downsview this past weekend and is the first of twelve such turboprops ordered by the Filipino carrier from Bombardier (BBA, Montréal Trudeau).

According to a statement, RP-C5901 will be deployed into domestic service with PAL Express (2P, Manila Ninoy Aquino Int'l) in the next two ...

Lion Air Group pledges to develop Medan int'l connectivity

24JUL2017

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Ukraine Int'l Airlines delays B777 EIS to 2018

24JUL2017

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St. Helena inks deal with Airlink for Jo'burg, Ascension ops

24JUL2017
Airlink (South Africa) (4Z, Johannesburg O.R. Tambo) has signed a final agreement with the government of St Helena (SHG) for the provision of both regular and chartered passenger services to/from the island, a British Overseas Territory located in the South Atlantic Ocean.

Following a Request For Proposals issued late last year, Airlink was named preferred bidder for the provision of a scheduled commercial air service to St. Helena Airport last month. However, according to a statement issued ...

Ukrainian regulator threatens Anda Air over compliance issue

24JUL2017

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Russia's Turuhan Airlines to open Abakan base

24JUL2017

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Russia's Tuva Avia sees two Mil helicopters seized

24JUL2017

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Thai Smile, Thai Lion Air complete AOC re-certification

24JUL2017
Thai Smile (WE, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi) and Thai Lion Air (SL, Bangkok Don Mueang) have become the seventh and eighth large-scale Thai commercial carriers to complete recertification with the Thai Civil Aviation Authority (ThCAA).

A regulator statement issued last week said it expected to complete the exercise by August 31 of this year. The move to recertify the country's carriers according to new ICAO-specified criteria comes after the organization red-flagged Thailand back in mid-2016 citing ...

Zambia to acquire five SuperJets from Sukhoi

24JUL2017
Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (Ramenskoye) has signed contracts with customers in Zambia for the supply of five SSJ 100-95s, the president of Russia's United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), Yury Slyusar, has said.

Speaking to Rossiya 24 television last week, Slyusar said the order entailed four SuperJets for a planned start-up carrier and a VIP-configured jet for use by Zambia's President Edgar Lungu.

"The delivery of the aircraft to the African continent will take place as early as next year," he ...

Argentina ordered to pay $320mn+ for nationalization of AR

24JUL2017

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Etihad seeks closer Lufthansa, Star Alliance ties

24JUL2017

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Alitalia receives non-binding bids, govt mulls "small" stake

24JUL2017

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Air Hollandia eyes Boeing narrowbodies

24JUL2017

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Russia's S7 Airlines takes delivery of maiden A320neo

24JUL2017
S7 Airlines (S7, Novosibirsk) has taken delivery of its first A320neo - VQ-BCF (msn 7629) - thereby becoming the type's Russian launch operator. On lease from BOC Aviation, the twinjet features Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JMs and is configured with eight seats in business class and 156 in economy. It will shortly be deployed on regular flights between Moscow Domodedovo and Novosibirsk.

The Russian carrier is expected to take delivery of a second of the type, also leased from BOC Aviation, in the ...

China Air Cargo adds maiden B757 freighter

24JUL2017

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Wings of Lebanon expands fleet profile with leased B737

24JUL2017

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Turkey's Corendon Airlines leasing in A320 capacity

24JUL2017

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Korean regulator fines local carriers $2mn+

22JUL2017

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Quincy, IL recommends Boutique Air for $3.2mn EAS contract

22JUL2017
The Aeronautics Committee of the city of Quincy, Illinois, has voted 4-2 to endorse Boutique Air (4B, San Francisco, CA) for an Essential Air Services contract, reports The Herald Whig. The US Department of Transportation issued a request for proposals in May 2017, and applications have so far been tendered by Air Choice One, Southern Airways Express, SkyWest Airlines (USA), and Cape Air.

Incumbent provider Cape Air was awarded the EAS in October 2015, operating Cape Girardeau and Quincy to ...

India's Jet Airways forces pay cut on junior pilots

22JUL2017
Jet Airways (9W, Mumbai Int'l) has asked its junior pilots to decrease their work days and to take pay cuts of 30 – 50% or risk losing their jobs, reports The Economic Times of India, citing unnamed sources. The move is necessary, the airline says, to cut costs as it undergoes fleet and network rationalisation.

"Certain developments in the market, including that of the Gulf region, as well as our continued efforts to enhance internal efficiencies, has resulted in the review of our network, ...

Canadian start-up Jetlines plans summer 2018 launch

22JUL2017
Start-up carrier Jetlines (Vancouver Int'l) plans to launch its ultra-low-cost offerings in summer 2018, reports the Financial Post.

"Canada still doesn't have a true ultra-low-cost carrier and it has some of the highest air fares in the world. The environment is perfect for this kind of opportunity," the airline's new CEO, Stan Gadek, told the news site.

It has not yet selected its hub city, but is currently considering Hamilton, ON and Kitchener.

Earlier this year, Jetlines enlisted ...

Russian Post investigated over Tu-204F acquisition, lease

22JUL2017

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Kahama, Tanzania to see scheduled pax ops from late 3Q17

22JUL2017
Precision Air (PW, Dar-es-Salaam) has announced that it will commence scheduled operations to Kahama in north-western Tanzania, starting September 5. The 3x weekly flights will likely be aboard ATR42-500 aircraft with which the airline carried out a test flight this week.

"This will go a long way toward the creation of better connectivity throughout the republic, the growth of our hub at Dar es Salaam, and the economy of our country," said the airline's Corporate Affairs Manager Hillary ...

IndiGo cuts promotor's stake to meet regulatory requirements

22JUL2017
InterGlobe Aviation will take measures to reduce its stake in IndiGo Airlines (6E, Delhi Int'l) in order to comply with Indian public company regulations. InterGlobe currently holds 85% of the airline, but must reduce that to 75% within three years of IndiGo going public. The Board of InterGlobe will meet on July 31 to determine how best to divest itself of its excess shares.

IndiGo was publicly listed on the Mumbai Stock Exchange in November 2015, with InterGlobe putting up 12% of its ...

LC Perú and Wells Fargo at loggerheads over Q400 leases

22JUL2017

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