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PNG Air to add a dedicated turboprop freighter in late 4Q17

14NOV2017

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Slovenia's Adria Airways to lease a B737 in late 4Q17

14NOV2017

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Moscow stonewalls Norwegian in bid for trans-siberian rights

14NOV2017

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Cardiff Aviation ends Air Djibouti contract

14NOV2017
Wales-based aircraft services and MRO provider, Cardiff Aviation, has announced it has ended its contract with the Djibouti Ports and Free Zone Authority (DPFZA) concerning its involvement in Air Djibouti (2F, Djibouti).

Under the terms of its MOU with the DPFZA signed in May 2015, Cardiff Aviation was tasked with securing and managing a European-level Air Operators Certificate (AOC) for Air Djibouti in addition to sourcing aircraft and providing operational management for the new African ...

Solenta Aviation, SA Express agree to arbitration over debt

14NOV2017
Solenta Aviation (SET, Lanseria) has withdrawn a Gauteng High Court application to have South African Express (XZ, Johannesburg O.R. Tambo) liquidated over ZAR87.3 million rand (USD6.5 million) in unpaid leasing debts.

As previously reported, the South African ACMI specialist's claims related to fees due on three ERJ-145s South African Express had wet-leased from Solenta between October 2016 and June of this year.

However, according to a South African Express statement issued last week, ...

Airwork to delist after Chinese takeover

14NOV2017
New Zealand's Airwork Holdings will delist from the New Zealand Stock Exchange after Rifa Jair Company, a subsidiary of China's Zhejiang Rifa Holding, acquired full ownership of the company.

According to an NZX disclosure, the full takeover by Rifa was a formality after the company had accumulated 75% of shares earlier this year, purchasing them at NZD5.40 (USD3.70) per share. In September, the new owner has crossed the 90% threshold by purchasing further shares for NZD5.20 per share, thus ...

Setouchi Holdings to enter Maldivian seaplane market

14NOV2017
Quest Aircraft (Sandpoint) has announced that its Japanese parent firm, Setouchi Holdings, has entered into a new joint venture agreement with the Maldives-based firm Island Aviation Services Ltd (IASL).

Under the terms of the agreement, the parties involved will establish a new seaplane operation, Sky Atoll Private Ltd, using an initial fleet of four Kodiak 100 amphibians.

Quest said in a statement the Kodiaks being delivered to Sky Atoll (Malé) will utilize Aerocet 6750 straight ...

Angola's Sonair seeks to diversify ops amid weak oil demand

14NOV2017

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Azur Air Germany to operate regular charter flights to Dubai

13NOV2017

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Huambo, Angola to briefly close to all traffic in 4Q17

13NOV2017

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Cathay Pacific to be dropped from Hang Seng Index

13NOV2017
The Hang Seng Indexes Company (HSICO) has announced in its latest quarterly review that it will remove Cathay Pacific (CX, Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok) from the benchmark Hang Seng Index (HSI) with effect from December 4.

Also known as the Hong Kong Blue Chip Index, the HSI measures the performance of the largest and most valuable companies listed in Hong Kong. Given its exclusivity, the total number of constituents is fixed at fifty.

To qualify for listing, HSICO scrutinizes a firm's market ...

France's Chalair to start in-house ATR ops in 1Q18

13NOV2017

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Colombia's Easyfly eyes feeder operations

13NOV2017

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Kazakhstan's KMG disposes of pax charter unit

13NOV2017

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Biman Bangladesh to terminate Egyptair B777 lease deal early

13NOV2017
Biman Bangladesh Airlines (BG, Dhaka) Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mosaddique Ahmed has confirmed the carrier's intention to early-terminate a dry-lease contract with EgyptAir (MS, Cairo Int'l) involving two B777-200(ER)s. S2-AHK (msn 32629) and S2-AHL (msn 32630) were secured on five-year contracts in March 2014 but have suffered numerous AOG events leading to Biman incurring BDT50 million taka (USD613,000) in monthly losses.

In an interview with United News of ...

Georgia's My Way Airlines adds maiden aircraft

13NOV2017
My Way Airlines (Tbilisi) has taken delivery of its maiden aircraft following the arrival of B737-800 4L-MWA (msn 35073) in Tbilisi last month. It was recently joined by a second of the type, 4L-BQJ (msn 35075), last week.

My Way Airlines is in the process of completing its AOC certification with the Georgian civil aviation authority (GCAA). It is backed by China's Hualing Group with plans to offer regional Asian and European flights initially before branching off into the longhaul niche ...

LOT will operate regular charters to Brazil, Panama

13NOV2017
LOT Polish Airlines (LO, Warsaw Chopin) will operate six regular charter routes this winter, including two new services to Rio de Janeiro Int'l and Panamá City Tocumen Int'l, the carrier has announced.

The Polish airline regularly charters out capacity on its B787-8s to tour operators during the winter seasons to cope with lower demand on its key trans-Atlantic routes.

According to LOT's statement, the carrier will fly to Rio de Janeiro every 10-11 days beginning November 2 through March ...

Finnish regulator okays Finnair's Norra acquisition bid

13NOV2017
Finnair (AY, Helsinki Vantaa) has announced that the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority has approved its bid to acquire a total 60% stake in NoRRA Nordic Regional Airlines (N7, Helsinki Vantaa) currently held by StaffPoint Holding Oy (45%) and Kilco Oy (15%).

The transaction is expected to close later this month following which NoRRA will transfer to Finnair’s full ownership on an interim basis.

As previously reported, Finnair aims to find a new majority shareholder for NoRRA.

Salem, India reopens with subsidized TruJet flights

13NOV2017
Salem will regain commercial traffic by year-end thanks to government-subsidized TruJet (TRJ, Hyderabad Int'l) services, the Times of India reported.

K. Mariappan, president of the local chapter of the Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) said that before the year-end, Salem airport in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu will be connected to the hub airport in Chennai, as well as some cities in the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh state. The exact dates of the launch or the frequencies ...

Pilipinas Asian Pearl Airways eyes pax charter niche

13NOV2017
Pilipinas Asian Pearl Airways (Manila Ninoy Aquino Int'l) is looking to start charter flights throughout the Philippines as well as abroad.

A Filipino government disclosure indicates the start-up applied for a certificate of public convenience and necessity to operate both domestic and international non-scheduled flights.

It has already been granted official parliamentary approval for registration and operations.

Insolvency proceedings started for India's Air Carnival

13NOV2017
The Chennai bench of India's National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has appointed Kavitha Surana as administrator of grounded Indian regional carrier Air Carnival (2S, Coimbatore).

Court documents seen by ch-aviation indicate the court ordered the insolvency proceedings following the successful submission of a claim by the carrier's Director of Operations, Murali Sundaram, back in September. Sundaram said he as owed INR4.8 million (USD73,419) in unpaid wages and travel expenses, inclusive of ...

Myanmar's Air Mandalay temporarily suspends operations

13NOV2017

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TUI fly takes back part of Niki's wet-leased B737 fleet

13NOV2017

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Yamal Airlines mulls MC-21 order

13NOV2017
Yamal Airlines (YC, Salekhard) is considering an order for Russian MC-21-300 jets, the governor of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District, which owns the carrier, has said in an interview with Kommersant.

According to Dmitry Kobylin, Yamal's fleeting strategy includes the use of Russian-manufactured aircraft. According to the ch-aviation fleet database, Yamal Airlines uses a fleet of seven SSJ 100/95s alongside various other Western-manufactured models. It took the delivery of the first aircraft ...

Boeing's October 2017 order book changes revealed

13NOV2017

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