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Montenegro Airlines mulls adding B737 MAX 7s

Montenegro Airlines (YM, Podgorica) intends to replace its Fokker 100s, with B737 MAX 7s being the most likely replacement, reported.

The Montenegrin carrier plans to retire the two remaining Fokker 100s in 2019 and 2020, respectively. Replacement options include either further Embraers, B737-700s or B737 MAX 7s which would supplement the airline's existing fleet of three EMB-195. According to, the latter choice is the most likely, as the airline is seeking to ...

SkyWork to enter Germany-Austria market from 2Q18


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Malta's FlyVolare to repay €500k deposit to SASE


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Mexico's Aeronaves TSM orders three more MD-83 P2Fs

Aeronaves TSM (VTM, Saltillo) has signed a contract with Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) involving three more MD-83SF freighter conversions.

In a statement, the Miami-based firm said the first aircraft of the lot, msn 53293, will commence modification on December 11, followed by the second, msn 53292, in February 2018. The final aircraft of the lot, msn 49941, is due to begin modification in late April, 2018.

The Mexican freight specialist is an existing AEI customer with a total of ...

Lufthansa Cargo mulls MD-11(F) replacement options

Lufthansa Cargo (LH, Frankfurt Int'l) is drawing up renewal plans ahead of the proposed complete retirement of its current fleet of twelve MD-11(F)s, due to be gone by 2024 at the latest.

In an interview with, the firm's CEO, Peter Gerber, said that among the options being considered to replace the McDonnell Douglas freighters is the acquisition of more B777-Fs, of which the carrier currently operates five.

“We will need 8 to 9 B777Fs to replace them," he said. “It’s ...

Del Rio, Texas to lose only scheduled service in mid-4Q17

PublicCharters (P1, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton) will shortly terminate a 6x weekly return service between Dallas/Fort Worth and Del Rio, a town in Val Verde County, Texas, that operates under its Texas Sky (P1, Victoria, TX) brand.

According to ch-aviation analysis of schedule data, the last such flight will operate on Friday, November 17, effectively leaving the airfield with no other known scheduled commercial passengers services. Operations are onboard Jetstream 32 aircraft wet-leased by ...

Turkey's Pegasus Airlines confirms interest in Ukraine

Despite previous denials, Pegasus Airlines (PC, Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen) has now confirmed it has considered establishing a budget carrier in Ukraine.

Speaking to Forbes magazine, the Turkish carrier's Director (Sales & Network Planning), Emre Pekesen, said management has held talks with the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure concerning a possible joint-venture but that nothing substantive had yet been agreed to.

Should it come into being, the carrier would be majority-owned by ...

TUI fly launches first long-haul services from Poznan


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United cancelled two flights to New Delhi due to smog

United Airlines (UA, Chicago O'Hare) cancelled two Newark-Delhi Int'l flights after heavy smog had covered the Indian capital.

The temporal suspension has been implemented on November 10 according to the carrier's announcement. It was originally scheduled to last at least until November 13, but eventually, only flights departing Newark on November 10 and November 11 were cancelled, according to ch-aviation analysis of FlightRadar24 ADS-B data.

The 7,304-mile-long route is one of the ...

Swiss extends A319s operations due to CSeries delays


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Mykonos, Greece closes for runway upgrade works

Olympic Air (OA, Athens Int'l) has temporarily suspended its 12x weekly Mykonos-Athens Int'l service after the island airport closed for two weeks for refurbishment.

According to the airport's operator, Fraport Greece, reconstruction of the runway became necessary after the previous surfacing exceeded its lifespan. Consequently, the airport closed to traffic, except for emergency helicopter services, on November 13 and will remain closed until November 29.

Olympic Air is currently the ...

Georgia's Geo Fly Airways adds maiden aircraft

Geo Fly Airways (Tbilisi) has taken delivery of its first aircraft, A300B4-203(F), 4L-BAK (msn 183).

According to ch-aviation research, the thirty-five-year-old twinjet was formerly in service with another Georgian carrier, Bravo Air (Georgia) (BRZ, Tbilisi), until September of this year. Since its addition to Geo Fly's operations specifications, FlightRadar24 ADS-B data shows it has been deployed into service on flights between Tbilisi and Sharjah.

Monrovia Spriggs Payne, Liberia resumes scheduled int'l ops

ASKY Airlines (KP, Lomé) has resumed scheduled passenger flights to Monrovia Spriggs Payne following a two-year hiatus triggered by the 2014 West African Ebola epidemic.

The 4x weekly service to Lomé, Togo via Accra, Ghana commenced on November 1 and is currently the Liberian capital airfield's only scheduled international flight. Operations are on-board Dash 8-400 equipment.

The bulk of Liberia's international commercial traffic is currently routed through Monrovia Roberts where its ...

China's Shanxi Victory GA orders one Y12E


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Delta outlines final B747 commercial ops

Delta Air Lines (DL, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson) has confirmed it will end scheduled B747-400 operations on Sunday, December 17, with the type's final such flight slated to be DL154 Seoul Incheon-Detroit Metropolitan.

In a statement, Delta said it would, thereafter, retain the B747 in service through December 31 to operate "a handful of sports team and ad-hoc charter flights." With the conclusion of all commercial services, its last active B747 will then be ferried to Arizona in early ...

Avianca Argentina shifts to an all-ATR fleet


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France's Corsair, Aigle Azur ink cooperation deal


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Canada's Nolinor Aviation secures Agnico Eagle Mines deal

Nolinor Aviation (N5, Montréal Trudeau) has announced that it, in partnership with Sarliaq Aviation, has secured a ten-year contract to provide air transportation services to Agnico Eagle Mines' mining projects located in the Kivalliq region of Nunavut.

In a statement, the Quebec-based passenger charter specialist said the contract would cover the transport of mine staff, as well as cargo, between Montréal Trudeau, Abitibi-Temiscamingue and its Kivalliq-based mine sites. Operations are ...

TUI fly will operate from Naples to Zanzibar


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Donghai Airlines mulls flights to Australia

Representatives of Donghai Airlines (DZ, Shenzhen) visited Darwin, Northern Territory to discuss potential flights to this city from Shanghai Pudong, local NT News reported. Officials would not confirm the talks.

The carrier has already received approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) and is in the process of receiving a respective nod from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) in Australia. According to NT News, the airline needs to obtain the Foreign Air ...

Belgium's VLM Airlines commences operations

VLM Airlines (VLM, Antwerp) has assumed the Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) of Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium (HQ, Brussels National) the Belgian Ministry of Mobility (SPF Mobilité) has confirmed.

According to an airline statement, the SPF Mobilité said that VLM has now been given the green light to operate the two ex-TCAB A320-200s - OO-TCT (msn 1402) and OO-TCX (msn 1381) - that Dutch parent firm SHS Aviation B.V. acquired earlier this year. As of this month, both have already been deployed ...

Kazakhstan's Air Astana to lease six A320neo Family jets

Air Astana (KC, Astana) has announced it has entered into agreements with several unspecified international leasing companies for the supply of six new A320neo Family aircraft.

In a statement, the Kazakh national carrier said order includes three A320neo and three A321neo. Deliveries will run from 2019 to 2020.

At present, Air Astana operates one A319-100, eight A320-200, one A320neo, and four A321-200s.

Kenya's Jambojet to lease two Q400s from NAC

Jambojet (JM, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta) is set to expand its Dash 8-400 portfolio following the signing of an agreement with Nordic Aviation Capital. According to the Canadian manufacturer, the Danish lessor has now ordered two of the aircraft for onward placement with the Kenya Airways (KQ, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta) budget brand.

JamboJet currently operates two Q400s as well as two B737-300s (of which only one is active) on scheduled passenger flights across Kenya.

Air Serbia disposes of groundhandling unit

Air Serbia (JU, Belgrade) has transferred its ground handling unit to the Belgrade airport operator as of November 1, the Sloga Aerodrom Nikola Tesla labour union has said.

According to a statement, Air Serbia Ground Services (ASGS), a unit of some 340 employees, was transferred by the carrier in order to improve its profitability. Both companies are state-owned, but while the government holds 83.1% of shares in the airport, it only owns 51% of shares of the airline with the remainder held by ...

Nigeria's Dana Air eyes B737NextGen for fleet renewal


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