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Boeing's March 2019 order book changes revealedch-aviation PRO exclusive

15.04.2019 - 16:14 UTC

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Hong Kong Airlines' owners seek increased accountability

15.04.2019 - 15:30 UTC

Hong Kong Airlines' shareholders have demanded the airline present its 2018 accounts before they even consider disbursing the funds needed for the carrier to retain its Air Transport Licence (ATL).

According to Reuters, sources familiar with developments said the demand came at a tense extraordinary shareholder meeting earlier this month. Major shareholders include Chinese private equity firm Frontier Investment Partner with about 34%, and Zhong Guosong, the airline's former executive and director, with about 27%....

Lufthansa Group launches LSG Sky Chefs sale

15.04.2019 - 14:47 UTC

Lufthansa Group has formally opened the bidding process for its catering arm LSG Sky Chefs, Reuters has reported. The German group is hoping to sell the subsidiary to an industrial partner.

"Potential investors are being invited to make their bids," the group spokesperson confirmed.

Vienna-based Do & Co and Switzerland's Gategroup, recently sold by HNA Group to RRJ Capital, are reportedly planning to submit bids for LSG Sky Chefs.

The German catering firm is profitable but operates at very low margins....

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Russia's Pegas Fly takes maiden B737-900(ER)ch-aviation PRO exclusive

15.04.2019 - 14:03 UTC

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India's Jet Airways disposes of slots, suspends widebody opsch-aviation PRO exclusive

15.04.2019 - 13:19 UTC

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India's SpiceJet secures added B737NG capacity

15.04.2019 - 12:36 UTC

SpiceJet (SG, Delhi Int'l) has confirmed it will induct sixteen B737-800s as it looks to mitigate the impact that the grounding of its thirteen B737-8s has had on its network operations.

The carrier said in a stock exchange disclosure that the jets would be dry-leased and would be imported once a No Objection Certificate (NOC) had been secured from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). According to the Indian press, the jets, which are due to enter service by April 22, are believed to be ex-...

Angolan gov't suspends TAAG fleet renewal drivech-aviation PRO exclusive

15.04.2019 - 11:52 UTC

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Air France-KLM rejigs widebody plans within groupch-aviation PRO exclusive

15.04.2019 - 11:08 UTC

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US gov't studying Air Italy-Qatar deal

15.04.2019 - 10:25 UTC

The US Department of State is "very closely" scrutinising the acquisiton of a 49% stake in Air Italy (IG, Milan Malpensa) by Qatar Airways (QR, Doha Hamad Int'l), which Congress members see as potentially bypassing the restrictions of the US-Qatari air traffic agreement, Reuters has reported.

"We’re looking very closely at this recent decision by Qatar to take on 49% of this airline," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a hearing at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Senators from...

Atlantic Airways outlines A320neo ops due from 3Q19ch-aviation PRO exclusive

15.04.2019 - 09:20 UTC

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Australia's Cobham Aviation to add Q400 capacitych-aviation PRO exclusive

15.04.2019 - 08:48 UTC

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Icelandair to wet-lease B757, drop some US routes due to MAX

15.04.2019 - 08:10 UTC

Icelandair (FI, Reykjavik Keflavik) has announced it has finalised a wet-lease agreement with an unspecified carrier covering one B757-200 for the period between May 15 and September 30, 2019.

The B757 will come on top of the two B767-300(ER)s the carriers previously contracted from Portugal's ACMI/charter specialist euroAtlantic Airways (YU, Lisbon). These aircraft are due to join Icelandair's fleet in mid-April and early May, respectively.

The airline did not respond to ch-aviation's question about...

Virgin Atlantic to retire B747s by 2021

15.04.2019 - 07:28 UTC

Virgin Atlantic (VS, London Heathrow) has announced it will start a gradual phase-out of its B747-400s shortly and plans to conclude operations of the type by 2021.

The British airline will be replacing its Boeing quadjets with A350-1000s. It plans to take the first unit of the latter type in "late summer" 2019 and then a further three by the end of the year. It has eight on firm order with Airbus and has ordered a further four from lessors.

Virgin plans to debut the A350-1000s on its trunk...

Avianca Brasil cuts flights after courts okay aircraft repoch-aviation PRO exclusive

15.04.2019 - 06:47 UTC

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SilkAir suspends plans to transfer B737-800s to Scoot

12.04.2019 - 21:04 UTC

SilkAir (MI, Singapore Changi) has suspended plans to transfer fourteen B737-800s to fellow Singapore Airlines Group member Scoot (TR, Singapore Changi) due to the ongoing grounding of B737-8s, The Straits Times has reported.

"As a result of the recent B737 MAX 8 grounding, the B737-800 transfer plans are being suspended and the aircraft will remain with SilkAir until there is clarity on the MAX 8 situation," a group spokesperson said.

The carriers announced the plan last November. The first of the...

Air Canada rouge replaces mainline to Iceland

12.04.2019 - 19:21 UTC

Air Canada rouge (RV, Toronto Pearson) will replace the mainline Air Canada unit on the planned flights from Montréal Trudeau and Toronto Pearson to Reykjavik Keflavik, presumably due to the B737-8 grounding, Airline Route has revealed.

The Canadian carrier plans to launch services to Iceland on June 1. It originally planned to deploy the MAX 8s 4x weekly from Toronto and 3x weekly from Montreal, pitting it directly against Icelandair, which already operates both routes.

However, analysis of the...

Vistara selects Colombo as first int'l route - report

12.04.2019 - 17:38 UTC

Vistara (UK, Delhi Int'l) will reportedly launch its first international flight, from Delhi Int'l to Colombo Int'l, in September 2019, Sri Lanka's Daily News has reported.

The carrier secured a permit to fly internationally in March 2019, having crossed the required threshold of twenty aircraft in its fleet.

Vistara is reportedly planning to fly to Colombo daily using an A320-200neo aircraft.

According to the ch-aviation capacity module, SriLankan Airlines (UL, Colombo Int'l) currently operates...

jetBlue to give up unused slots at Long Beach

12.04.2019 - 15:55 UTC

jetBlue Airways (B6, New York JFK) returned 10 out of 34 slot pairs at Long Beach after it had failed to meet the new threshold for utilisation imposed by the local authorities, the Long Beach Post has reported.

City Manager Pat West said the change is effective immediately. The slots will be made available to other carriers, including Hawaiian Airlines (HA, Honolulu), Delta Air Lines (DL, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson), and Southwest Airlines (WN, Dallas Love Field).

"We expect very strong demand...

Hi Fly Malta to add 3 A319s for Airbus shuttlech-aviation PRO exclusive

12.04.2019 - 14:12 UTC

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Air Serbia to start Regional Jet CRJ wet-lease in late 2Q19ch-aviation PRO exclusive

12.04.2019 - 14:03 UTC

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Germany's TUI fly to wet-lease aircraft from Just Us Airch-aviation PRO exclusive

12.04.2019 - 14:01 UTC

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JAL Group bumps ZIPAIR's capital reservesch-aviation PRO exclusive

12.04.2019 - 13:12 UTC

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Saudia Cargo joins Skyteam Cargo

12.04.2019 - 11:52 UTC

Saudia (SV, Jeddah) has announced thats its freight subsidiary, Saudia Cargo, will become a member of Skyteam Cargo effective April 15, 2019.

"Joining SkyTeam Cargo means our valued customers will benefit from an enhanced product offering and a comprehensive global network. In turn, we will support the wider alliance by extending its reach across the Middle East, Africa and Indian subcontinent via our hubs in Jeddah and Riyadh," Omar Hariri, CEO, Saudia Cargo said.

Other members of the freight...

Jet Airways ends int'l ops as search for investors continuesch-aviation PRO exclusive

12.04.2019 - 10:32 UTC

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ASL Airlines France to add first B737-800

12.04.2019 - 10:31 UTC

ASL Airlines France (5O, Paris CDG) is planning to expand its B737NextGen fleet with the addition of its first B737-800.

ch-aviation research shows the French leisure and cargo specialist will shortly take delivery of msn 30882, most recently LV-HKZ with Argentina's Andes Líneas Aéreas (OY, Salta). The 18.25-year-old twinjet is currently undergoing pre-delivery maintenance works at Goodyear and will be registered as F-GZTV in France.

ASL Airlines France currently operates two B737-300(F)s, three...