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SAS to move Hong Kong route from Stockholm to Copenhagen

SAS Scandinavian Airlines (SK, Copenhagen Kastrup) is set to move its service to Hong Kong Int'l from Stockholm Arlanda to Copenhagen Kastrup in order to better utilise the new slots obtained by the carrier and improve the route's profitability.

According to the ch-aviation capacity module, the relocation will happen with the commencement of the Winter 2018/19 schedule on October 28, 2018. The carrier will continue to operate the service 5x weekly but will replace the current A330-300 ...

Saratov Airlines squabbles with regulator over AOC


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LaudaMotion talks with Airbus, lessors

LaudaMotion (OE, Vienna) is negotiating a new order for narrowbodies with Airbus but is also talking to lessors who could ensure quicker deliveries for the expanding leisure carrier, Reuters has reported.

"Airbus is sold out until the end of 2020. But there are enough leasing firms," chairman and founder Niki Lauda has told journalists.

According to the ch-aviation fleets module, the Austrian carrier currently operates ten A320 Family aircraft, including five A320-200s and five ...
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UK's FlyLolo to launch Skiathos ops in early 3Q18

20JUN2018 (Bournemouth), a virtual start-up carrier trading as FlyLolo, will launch a new route connecting Southampton with Skiathos in Greece, to be operated by flybe. (BE, Exeter) with EMB-195 equipment, Travel Weekly has reported.

The service will launch on July 3 and will run 1x weekly through October 3, 2018. If the bookings fulfill the carrier's expectations, it will look to boost frequency to 2x weekly for the Summer 2019 season.

Due to load restrictions on take-off from ...

Air Belgium eyes US flights

Air Belgium (KF, Brussels Charleroi) is planning to start flights to the United States this year, a filing with the US Department of Transportation (DOT) has revealed.

In its application for Exemption Authority and a Foreign Air Carrier Permit, Air Belgium said that once it has secured the requisite paperwork, it intends to operate Belgium-US charter flights first before branching into the scheduled services market.

"Air Belgium requests expedited approval of this application so that ...

Amaszonas exits Paraguayan unit


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South Korea's Air Philip rejigs fleet plans ahead of launch


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Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard takes over Dash-100s from PAL


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Russia's Royal Flight to add B777s in 1Q19


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Air Burkina adds a wet-leased CRJ-900


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Gov't pledges to keep SriLankan running despite losses

The Sri Lankan government will keep SriLankan Airlines (UL, Colombo Int'l) afloat despite the chronic losses suffered by the flag carrier but hopes to see it return to profitability within three years, Minister of Public Enterprise Lakshman Kiriella has been reported as saying by Lanka Business Online.

"I have advised the new management to see that the airline’s income and expenditure is on an even keel within the next three years. There is a lot of focus on the national carrier and I wish ...

Republika Srpska gives up on recovering Austrojet's debt


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Air China pencils in A350 debut for late 3Q18

Air China (CA, Beijing Capital) has set a tentative September 1 date for the start of commercial A350-900 operations, ch-aviation analysis of schedule data has revealed.

As it stands, the Airbus (AIB, Toulouse Blagnac) widebody will be used to run 2x daily Beijing Capital-Chengdu shuttle flights, presumably for crew training purposes, through to September 30. Additional deployment plans are expected to be announced closer to the time of delivery.

According to its financial statements, Air ...

Russia's Pobeda to launch maiden Middle Eastern ops


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Neeleman linked to yet another US start-up carrier

Brazilian American entrepreneur David Neeleman has established yet another start-up carrier in the United States. According to a presentation seen by Airline Weekly, Moxy Airways, as the start-up is provisionally known, will operate in the low-cost segment using CS300s to serve smaller US airfields.

Moxy is backed by USD100 million in initial funding with Neeleman, former Air Canada CEO Bob Milton, and former ILFC CEO Henri Courpron all contributing funds.

No further details were ...

Dynamic becomes Eastern Airlines after new ACC issued


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American Airlines settles price-fixing case for $45mn

American Airlines (AA, Dallas/Fort Worth) has pledged to pay USD45 million to settle a consumer antitrust lawsuit in which it, together with the other three largest US-based carriers, was accused of colluding to drive up fares on domestic flights, Bloomberg has reported.

The carrier continues to deny all allegations and has not admitted to any wrongdoing. The deal is yet to be approved by a judge.

"Despite our firm conviction in the appropriateness of our actions, costs to defend against ...

India's CBI charges ex-Paramount Airways boss

The Indian Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a chargesheet against the defunct Paramount Airways (India) (I7, Chennai), its founder M Thiagarajan, and three other individuals for allegedly syphoning money out of the airline and providing false information to secure an air transport licence, the Economic Times has reported.

The accused allegedly syphoned out INR196.8 million rupees (USD2.9 million) from the airline between April 2008 and October 2009, using five shell companies ...

Cambodia Airways fixes launch date, outlines initial network

Cambodia Airways (Phnom Penh) has formally announced it will commence operations on July 10 with domestic flights from its Phnom Penh base to each of Siem Reap (daily) and Sihanoukville (3x weekly). Thereafter, effective July 21, it will start international flights from each of Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, and Sihanoukville to Macau Int'l.

Operations are on-board a pair of recently delivered A319-100s on lease from Doric Asset Finance.

A unit of Prince International Airlines, Cambodia Airways ...

Transavia Airlines studying B737 MAX for fleet renewal


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Kjos confirms Lufthansa/Norwegian talks

Norwegian (DY, Oslo Gardermoen) chief executive Bjorn Kjos has confirmed Lufthansa Group has made overtures to his airline regarding a potential acquisition.

In an interview with the Süddeutsche Zeitung on Monday, Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer Carsten Spohr said the German carrier group had sounded out Norwegian regarding a possible buy-out.

"There is another wave of consolidation, which means that we are also in contact with Norwegian," he said adding that any potential ...

Alderney gov't rejects Waves' bid to start air-taxi flights

The Government of Alderney has decided not to award Guernsey-based air taxi Waves an Air Transport Licence (ATL) to operate non-scheduled, ad-hoc air taxi services between Alderney and Guernsey and between Alderney and Jersey.

Minutes of an Alderney Policy and Finance Committee Meeting on June 12 indicate only that the "decision to refuse the Waves licence applications was noted". The reasons for the application's rejection were not revealed.

"At this time the applications have been ...

Nepal, India agree on four new routes between the countries

The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) and the Airport Authority of India (AAI) have signed an agreement to the effect of opening four new air routes for traffic between the countries and beyond in a move which could lead to more international flights out of Nepal, The Financial Express has reported.

The international entry overflight points covered by the technical agreement include Biratnagar (en route from Kathmandu to Dhaka), Janakpur (to Kolkata Int'l and Patna), and ...

Iran's Varesh Airlines eyes 3Q18 launch using B737s


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Air India to get gov't funds for salaries, operations

Air India (AI, Mumbai Int'l) will get an unspecified amount of financial aid from the government to ensure the timely payment of salaries and operational continuity, minister for civil aviation Jayant Sinha has been quoted as saying by the Hindustan Times.

"We are definitely going to provide Air India with necessary liquidity and financial resources so that there is a successful turnaround and the airline continues to provide world-class services to its passengers and that staff of the ...