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

Recent News

Found 37939 matching entries, displaying 26 to 50, items per page.

Maldives' Manta Air adds first Twin Otter-300

17.10.2019 - 10:44 UTC
/portal/stock/7912.jpg

Manta Air (NR, Malé) has taken delivery of its first two DHC-6-300s following the arrival of 8Q-RAD (msn 355) and 8Q-RAD (msn 588) in Malé on October 9 and 10.

The turboprops arrived with fixed tricycle landing gears but will shortly undergo reconfiguration into floatplane amphibians ahead of their commercial debut in November.

The Maldivian carrier is expecting a further two aircraft of the type - C-GDSO (msn 454) and C-GKBQ (msn 447) - to deliver over the coming weeks out of an overall order of 10. Other operators of the Twin...

Aeroflot to reduce fleet after 12 years of expansionch-aviation PRO exclusive

17.10.2019 - 09:47 UTC
/portal/stock/5276.jpg

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

Synergy Aerospace has until mid-4Q19 to bid for Jet Airways

17.10.2019 - 08:49 UTC
/portal/stock/6755.jpg

The committee of Jet Airways (9W, Mumbai Int'l) creditors has granted Synergy Aerospace an extension until November 15, 2019, to submit a formal bid for the acquisition of the defunct airline, The Financial Express has reported.

While the original deadline passed on October 14, the South American holding is reportedly still conducting due diligence and is not ready to formalise its interest in Jet Airways. With Synergy being the only potential investor, the creditors effectively faced a choice between either extending the deadline or...

To access our news database including full archive search and exclusive stories reported first by ch-aviation you need to upgrade to ch-aviation PRO. With a 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 PRO account today. Click here.

Greece's Lumiwings mulls B737NGs

17.10.2019 - 07:52 UTC
/portal/stock/6416.jpg

Lumiwings (LWI, Athens Int'l) is considering adding B737NG narrowbodies in 2020 to complement its existing fleet of two B737-300s available for wet-lease and charter, the carrier told Italian aviation blog Italiavola.

According to the ch-aviation fleets advanced module, both B737-300s operated by Lumiwings are currently grounded without an ACMI or charter contract.

The carrier confirmed its interest in B737NGs in an e-mailed statement to ch-aviation but said it was too early to discuss details at this moment....

Germany's Avanti Air eyes E190, sells one Fokker 100ch-aviation PRO exclusive

17.10.2019 - 06:25 UTC
/portal/stock/2007.jpg

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

UAE's Air Arabia eyes 100+ aircraft order by YE19ch-aviation PRO exclusive

17.10.2019 - 01:04 UTC
/portal/stock/5134.jpg

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

Emirates expects B777-9 deliveries to slip to 2021

17.10.2019 - 00:18 UTC
/portal/stock/5244.jpg

Emirates (EK, Dubai Int'l) is now expecting the first B777-9 deliveries to slip to 2021, President Tim Clark said during a conference in Dubai.

"By the end of next year we were to have eight of them. Now it doesn’t look like we will have any," he was quoted by Reuters.

Boeing still formally plans to both conduct the first flight and deliver the first B777-9 in 2020. Besides Emirates, Lufthansa (LH, Frankfurt Int'l) and Qatar Airways (QR, Doha Hamad Int'l) are also expecting to take some of the initial...

Spain's Euroairlines to expand fleetch-aviation PRO exclusive

16.10.2019 - 23:31 UTC
/portal/stock/7885.jpg

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

Aquiline Austria adds first aircraft, a B737ch-aviation PRO exclusive

16.10.2019 - 22:45 UTC
/portal/stock/7807.jpg

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

Russia's SiLA-Avia buys Aeroservis Chitach-aviation PRO exclusive

16.10.2019 - 21:59 UTC
/portal/stock/3948.jpg

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

Cyprus Airways to make African debut in 2Q20

16.10.2019 - 14:22 UTC
/portal/stock/5523.jpg

Cyprus Airways (CY, Larnaca) is set to make its African debut during the Summer 2020 season, ch-aviation analysis of schedule data has revealed.

As it stands, the S7 Group subsidiary expects to launch a 3x weekly Larnaca-Cairo Int'l, Egypt from April 2, 2020 using A319-100 equipment. The route is currently plied by EgyptAir (MS, Cairo Int'l) offering a daily B737-800 service.

At present, Cyprus Airways operates two A319s on scheduled flights connecting Larnaca with 16 cities in Israel, Lebanon, Switzerland,...

China's Air Changan eyes int'l flightsch-aviation PRO exclusive

16.10.2019 - 13:20 UTC
/portal/stock/5593.jpg

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

UAE's Abu Dhabi Aviation to accept foreign investmentch-aviation PRO exclusive

16.10.2019 - 12:17 UTC
/portal/stock/5329.jpg

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

China's Express Airlines to operate MA-60sch-aviation PRO exclusive

16.10.2019 - 11:15 UTC
/portal/stock/6296.jpg

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

Tata Sons eyes stake in Air India

16.10.2019 - 10:12 UTC
/portal/stock/5283.jpg

Indian conglomerate Tata Sons is eyeing further expansion of its airline portfolio and has started talks with the government regarding the acquisition of a stake in Air India (AI, Mumbai Int'l), The Hindu BusinessLine has reported.

Tata Sons registered its interest shortly before a ministerial group headed by Home Minister Amit Shah is due to make a decision regarding the privatisation plan for Air India. Previous attempts in 2017 and 2018 failed after no bidders submitted offers for a stake in the flag carrier. According to unofficial reports...

FlyBosnia mulls relocation from Sarajevo to Mostar and Tuzlach-aviation PRO exclusive

16.10.2019 - 09:09 UTC
/portal/stock/7587.jpg

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

Romania's Tarom to dry-lease two A330s for US ops

16.10.2019 - 08:07 UTC
/portal/stock/5159.jpg

Tarom (RO, Bucharest Otopeni) is planning to dry-lease two A330s to relaunch long-haul flights, specifically to the United States, starting in May 2020, Romanian aviation website Aeronews.ro has reported.

Sources within the carrier said that Tarom had already applied for slots at both New York JFK and New York Newark, and at Chicago O'Hare airports. It wants to operate to one of the New York airports and to Chicago 4x weekly each.

Tarom has not yet decided whether it wants to dry-lease A330-200...

Air Malta retires last A319

16.10.2019 - 07:04 UTC
/portal/stock/6836.jpg

Air Malta (KM, Malta Int'l) retired its only A319-100, 9H-AEJ (msn 2186), on October 13, 2019. The 15.7-year-old Airbus narrowbody will now be scrapped.

The aircraft operated its last revenue flight from Leipzig/Halle to Malta Int'l and is currently stored on the Mediterranean island. According to the ch-aviation fleets advanced module, the A319 is owned by Macquarie AirFinance and has accumulated 43,239 flight hours and 22,336 flight cycles as of June 30, 2019.

Air Malta Chairman Charles Mangion...

Estonia's Regional Jet to add ten E-Jets by end 2020ch-aviation PRO exclusive

16.10.2019 - 05:51 UTC
/portal/stock/4195.jpg

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

Great Dane Airlines hunts fourth E195, ends scheduled opsch-aviation PRO exclusive

16.10.2019 - 05:45 UTC
/portal/stock/7463.jpg

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

Denmark's Alsie Express expects third ATR72 in 2Q20ch-aviation PRO exclusive

16.10.2019 - 05:34 UTC
/portal/stock/1034.jpg

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

Lufthansa to wet-lease Czech Airlines capacitych-aviation PRO exclusive

16.10.2019 - 05:28 UTC
/portal/stock/5174.jpg

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

Swiss grounds A220s due to engine concerns

15.10.2019 - 14:21 UTC
/portal/stock/6698.jpg

Swiss (LX, Zurich) has temporarily grounded the entire fleet of its A220s after one of the carrier's A220-300s, HB-JCC (msn 55012), experienced mid-flight engine problems on the morning of October 15 and had to divert to Paris CDG.

The carrier confirmed to aeroTELEGRAPH that all A220s are undergoing "comprehensive inspections" prior to returning to service. According to ch-aviation analysis of FlightRadar24 ADS-B data, flights with the A220 fleet have since resumed with two A220-100s and six...

Bolivian regulator curbs B737 Classic ops in La Pazch-aviation PRO exclusive

15.10.2019 - 11:36 UTC
/portal/stock/2297.jpg

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

India's Heritage Aviation debuts Hindon ops

15.10.2019 - 10:27 UTC
/portal/stock/4875.jpg

Heritage Aviation (Delhi Int'l) operated the first-ever scheduled flight out of Hindon, a secondary airport serving the Delhi agglomeration, on October 11, 2019.

The Press Trust of India has reported that the first flight to Pithorgarh in northern India was operated with a Beech (twin turboprop) King Air 350 aircraft. Heritage Aviation plans to operate the route 6x weekly. For now, it will remain the only scheduled service to either Hindon or Pithorgarh.

Going forward, Heritage Aviation also plans to...

X