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Two Gulf Air Holding affiliated firms set to list - Ministerch-aviation PRO exclusive

12.12.2018 - 10:15 UTC
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Kazakhstan's FlyArystan to launch domestic ops in mid-2Q19ch-aviation PRO exclusive

12.12.2018 - 09:30 UTC
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Chabahar FTZ rejigs start-up carrier plans over US sanctionsch-aviation PRO exclusive

12.12.2018 - 08:45 UTC
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Lion Air threatens to cancel B737 orders over crash reaction

12.12.2018 - 01:34 UTC
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Lion Air (JT, Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta) has threatened to cancel its outstanding order for 188 Boeing B737 MAX Family aircraft over what the Indonesian LCC said was unfair treatment in the wake of October 29 crash near Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta, Bloomberg has reported.

"I feel betrayed. I'm preparing documents to propose cancellations. Everything is still under consideration now," co-founder Rusdi Kirana said.

Kirana did not disclose why exactly he felt Lion Air was mistreated by the American manufacturer. After...

INDECOPI pushes LC Perú into bankruptcy proceedingsch-aviation PRO exclusive

12.12.2018 - 00:55 UTC
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Owners of Pakistan's Shaheen Air flee abroad from debts

12.12.2018 - 00:16 UTC
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Shaheen Air International (SAI, Karachi Int'l) Chairman Kashif Mehmud Sehbai and CEO Ehsan Khalid Sehbai have reportedly fled Pakistan to evade prosecution for the alleged mountain of debt incurred by the carrier, Dawn reported.

"We had written to the interior ministry in September last to immediately place on the Exit Control List the names of SAI Chairman Kashif Mehmud Sehbai and Chief Executive Officer Ehsan Khalid Sehbai as they may flee Pakistan. However, our request was not entertained by the authorities concerned and both owners of...

India's feds summon ex-ministers over Airbus deals

11.12.2018 - 23:37 UTC
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India's Enforcement Directorate (ED), the federal law enforcement agency will summon ministers from the former government over a deal with Airbus on behalf of Air India (AI, Mumbai Int'l), CNN News 18 has reported.

The ED alleges that forty-three Airbus jets for the flag carrier were purchased at inflated prices. In addition, the European manufacturer never opened a maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) facility in India despite a contractural obligation to do so. As a result, Airbus allegedly pocketed USD175 million in undue gains....

Court of appeals overturns block on Embraer/Boeing JV

11.12.2018 - 22:58 UTC
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The Brazilian Second Panel of the Federal Court of Appeals of the Third Region overturned an earlier injunction by a lower instance court temporarily blocking the establishment of a joint venture between Embraer and Boeing.

The Brazilian manufacturer said in a stock market filing that the injunction was overturned on December 10, 2018. It added that it "will keep its shareholders and the Market informed on any material developments related to the Class Action."

It is recalled that the Twenty-Fourth...

TUI Group, Thomas Cook drop use of FlyEgypt, Air Cairoch-aviation PRO exclusive

11.12.2018 - 21:59 UTC
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Avianca Brasil files for bankruptcy protection

11.12.2018 - 21:40 UTC
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Avianca Brasil (O6, Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont) has confirmed it filed for judicial recovery (Recuperação Judicial) in the 1st São Paulo Commercial Court on the afternoon of Tuesday, December 11.

If granted, the motion would grant Avianca Brasil judicial and extrajudicial recovery procedures that resemble the US Chapter 11 reorganization scheme wherein companies in distress are protected from creditor claims while a recovery plan is implemented.

In a statement to ch-aviation, the carrier said the...

Italian competition regulator fines PeopleFly €50kch-aviation PRO exclusive

11.12.2018 - 17:48 UTC
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Wizz Air warns of legal roadblocks in Ukraine, Serbiach-aviation PRO exclusive

11.12.2018 - 17:11 UTC
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Russia's Ural Airlines wary of A320neo delivery delaysch-aviation PRO exclusive

11.12.2018 - 16:34 UTC
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Austria's Anisec to add maiden A320 in late 1Q19ch-aviation PRO exclusive

11.12.2018 - 15:57 UTC
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Cubana resumes contracted ACMI jet operationsch-aviation PRO exclusive

11.12.2018 - 14:15 UTC
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Lithuania's GetJet secures wet-leased Slovak B737NG

11.12.2018 - 13:27 UTC
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GetJet Airlines (GJT, Vilnius) has wet-leased a B737-800 from Go2Sky (6G, Bratislava) on a year-long contract. According to the Slovak ACMI/charter specialist, OM-GTE (msn 29925) will be based out of Vilnius until November 2019 for use in running charter flights for and on behalf of GetJet Airlines.

Flightradar24 ADS-B data shows the contract began on November 29 with OM-GTE currently used to run flights to Tenerife Sur and Hurghada.

A Lithuanian ACMI/charter specialist, GetJet operates a fleet of three...

Brazil's GOL to lease 11 B737 MAX from Avolon

11.12.2018 - 12:39 UTC
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Gol Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes (G3, São Paulo Congonhas) has signed operating lease agreements with Avolon covering eleven B737-8s. According to the Brazilian LCC, the aircraft are sourced from the lessor's Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) order book and will deliver from the second half of 2019 onwards.

"GOL will maintain its capacity discipline, and the decision to accelerate its fleet renewal maintains the flexibility of its fleet plan," it said in a statement. "The accelerated fleet renewal will not alter GOL’s planned capacity,...

Norwegian Air Sweden commences flight operations

11.12.2018 - 11:51 UTC
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Norwegian Air Sweden (Stockholm Arlanda) inaugurated commercial flight operations on Thursday, December 6, having completed its certification drive in late November.

According to Flightradar24 ADS-B data, the start-up has been using its only aircraft at present, B737-8 SE-RTA (msn 42835), to operate flights from Stockholm Arlanda to each of Copenhagen Kastrup and Oslo Gardermoen.

However, effective December 11, schedule data at hand shows it will begin a 6x weekly service from Stockholm Arlanda to...

Venezuela's Estelar secures B767 capacity for US flightsch-aviation PRO exclusive

11.12.2018 - 11:03 UTC
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Turkey's MNG Airlines starts cargo flights to the US

11.12.2018 - 10:15 UTC
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MNG Airlines (MB, Istanbul Atatürk) has started flights to the United States following the launch of a 2x weekly Cologne/Bonn, Germany to New York JFK return service last week. Operations are onboard the Turkish carrier's only A330-200(F).

Until this development, MNG's route network had focussed primarily on connecting its Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen and Istanbul Atatürk hubs with cities across Western Europe and the Middle East using a fleet that also includes five A300-600R(F)s.

According to the...

Italy's Neos outlines B737 MAX ops due from 2Q19ch-aviation PRO exclusive

11.12.2018 - 09:22 UTC
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Ukraine's Air Alanna drops plan to resume scheduled opsch-aviation PRO exclusive

11.12.2018 - 09:21 UTC
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Sun Country Airlines mulls HQ relocation, gets funding

11.12.2018 - 08:41 UTC
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Sun Country Airlines (SY, Minneapolis/St. Paul) is planning to relocate its headquarters from an office space in Eagan, MN, to the airline's hangar at Minneapolis/St. Paul airport, StarTribune has reported.

The relocation is meant to save costs and improve the efficiency of the airline. The airline has already initiated talks with the relevant authorities in order to secure the necessary permits. The hangar at the western side of the Minnesotan gateway is already being converted into an office space....

Israel secures Oman, Chad transit rights; Sudan soon

11.12.2018 - 05:21 UTC
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Israel's detente with the Arab world is gathering pace with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announcing that Israeli carriers have been granted transit rights through Omani airspace.

According to Haaretz, Netanyahu told a gathering of Israeli ambassadors to North America, Europe, international organizations, the Middle East and Eurasia in Jerusalem that Sultan Qaboos of Oman had agreed to the request.

In addition, the Republic of Chad, a landlocked country in north-central Africa, has also opened its...

Denmark's DAT to leave tour operator charter market by 2020ch-aviation PRO exclusive

11.12.2018 - 04:46 UTC
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