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Denmark's BackBone Aviation ceases ops, suspends AOC

18JAN2018
BackBone Aviation (BOB, Esbjerg) has confirmed it has ceased all operations as of Wednesday, January 17. In a statement, the Danish ACMI/charter carrier said in light of its difficulties, its board and management had now chosen to voluntarily suspend its air operator's certificate.

"We tried!" it said on its Facebook page. "But we failed to succeed with our business model."

BackBone added that it is continuing negotiations with potential investors and still hopes to secure ACMI or charter ...

Italy's Blue Panorama to swap B737 Classics for more NGs

18JAN2018

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SAS in final talks with Airbus concerning new A320neo order

18JAN2018

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Conair orders six Q400s in firefighting config

18JAN2018
Conair Aviation (FGD, Abbotsford) has signed a purchase agreement with Bombardier for six Dash 8-400 turboprops to be modified to a firefighting configuration.

The Canadian firefighting specialist has announced that the aircraft will be equipped with Conair's proprietary Retardant Delivery System. This will allow for a quick, in-the-field reconfiguration of the interior so that the aircraft will also be able to fly in freighter, medevac or coastal patrol settings.

Conair Aviation, which ...

Rosaviatsia orders airlines to cut charter schedule again

18JAN2018

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Emirates signs an MoU for 20+16 A380s

18JAN2018
Emirates (EK, Dubai Int'l) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus concerning the purchase of twenty A380-800s with options for a further sixteen of the type.

The tentative order follows months of negotiations between the airline and the manufacturer and comes after Airbus admitted that the future of the A380 programme depended solely on a new order by Emirates.

If finalised and fully converted, the deal would bring the total number of A380s ordered by the Dubai-based ...

Australia's Airnorth cancels flights over pilot shortage

18JAN2018
Airnorth (Australia) (TL, Alice Springs) has cancelled dozens of flights across Australia's Northern Territory due to the lack of qualified pilots to fly the airline's Embraer aircraft, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) has reported.

The Australian regional specialist said in a statement that while it has invested AUD500,000 (USD400,000) in pilot recruitment, it still has 11 positions vacant. Other cockpit crew members employed recently are still undergoing training and are not ...

Japan's Skymark Airlines to resume intl charters in mid-1Q18

18JAN2018

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Kazakhstan's Air Astana further delays B787 deliveries

18JAN2018

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Finnair wet-leasing in ATR72 capacity through mid-1Q18

18JAN2018

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Azerbaijan's Buta Airways launches EU ops

18JAN2018
Buta Airways (J2, Baku) launched its first-ever service to the European Union with a 1x weekly flight connecting Baku to Sofia on January 16.

Bulgaria is holding the Presidency of the Council of the European Union until the end of June 2018, which means there is a higher number of political and economic events in the country.

A unit of AZAL Azerbaijan Airlines (J2, Baku), Buta Airways is a low-cost virtual carrier which, until now, had focused on Russia where it serves Moscow Vnukovo ...

Assam gov't to subsidize flights to South East Asia

18JAN2018
The regional government of the Indian state of Assam is ready to launch a subsidy programme covering flights out the state's largest city, Guwahati, to South East Asia, The Economic Times reported on January 16.

Assam's Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has requested the central Indian government to approve the programme which has already been earmarked up to INR1 billion (USD15.65 million) per annum for a period of up to three years. The state hopes to recover this money through higher ...

Russia's GTLK sues IrAero for over â‚˝800mn

18JAN2018

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Norwegian to close Bradley, CT route in late 1Q18

18JAN2018
Norwegian Air International (D8, Dublin Int'l) has announced it will terminate its Edinburgh-Hartford Bradley service with the last flight scheduled to be operated on March 24, 2018, blaming the Scottish government’s postponement of a reduction in air passenger duties.

The Norwegian (DY, Oslo Gardermoen) unit has operated 2x weekly transatlantic flights to Hartford Bradley since June 2018 using B737 MAX 8 equipment. It is currently one of two flights connecting the airport in Connecticut with ...

Yaroslavl, Russia to see scheduled int'l pax ops in 2Q18

18JAN2018

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Ukraine's Dniproavia in $65mn debt to PrivatBank

18JAN2018

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Ryanair renews interest in Niki

18JAN2018
Ryanair (FR, Dublin Int'l) has informed the Austrian administrators of bankrupt Niki (HG, Vienna) on January 15 that it still is interested in acquiring part of the airline's assets. The renewed interest stems from an earlier court ruling which may overturn an earlier decision to sell the majority of Niki's assets to IAG International Airlines Group.

According to Reuters, the Irish LCC did not specify which assets it is interested in. Niki Lauda, the company's founder, had also said that he ...

Brazil's Gol to launch flights to the US in mid-4Q18

17JAN2018

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South Korea's Jeju Air to dispose of treasury stock

17JAN2018

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Norwegian Air Argentina adds maiden aircraft, a B737

17JAN2018

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Bolivia's BoA to build own MRO hangar

17JAN2018

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Australia's Network Aviation to add first A320s in late 1Q18

17JAN2018
Network Aviation (NWK, Perth Int'l) will add a maiden pair of A320-200s to its fleet from March 2018, Travel Daily Australia has said.

According to the report, the two aircraft will be sourced from Jetstar Airways (JQ, Melbourne Tullamarine) which has, in turn, sourced the aircraft via a Jetstar Asia Airways (3K, Singapore Changi) order. Once delivered from Airbus (AIB, Toulouse Blagnac), the aircraft will be operated by Network Aviation under the QantasLink brand.

The jets will primarily ...

Iran's Fly Qeshm set for ten CRJ-900s

17JAN2018

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Alaska Airlines outlines early Paine Field service plan

17JAN2018
Alaska Airlines (AS, Seattle Tacoma Int'l) has outlined its proposed Paine Field/Everett, Washington operational network, set to commence during autumn of this year. Once launched, the flights, as well as similar services announced but yet detailed by United Airlines (UA, Chicago O'Hare), will be the airfield's only scheduled passenger flights.

The carrier said in a statement it would run all-jet flights from Paine Field to Las Vegas McCarran; Los Angeles Int'l; Santa Ana, CA; ...

China set to further relax ownership caps of Big 3 carriers

17JAN2018

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