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FlyBosnia delays launch to mid-3Q18

Just days prior to its planned launch of operations between Sarajevo and Riyadh on June 10, the Bosnian start-up FlyBosnia (Sarajevo) has said it will not commence flights before August 2018, the Independent Balkan News Agency (IBNA) has reported.

The Saudi-backed start-up has still not secured an Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) which blocks it from launching own operations. Besides the flights to Riyadh, the carrier also intends to launch services to Jeddah and later to other ...

Russia's Saratov Airlines drops renewed AOC bid


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Afghanistan's Kam Air streamlines McDonnell Douglas fleet


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Condor wet-leases SmartLynx A320 for summer


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LOT Polish Airlines wet-leases EMB-190 from Bulgaria Air


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Cainiao Network taps Emirates SkyCargo for Dubai freight hub

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates (EK, Dubai Int'l), has signed an MoU with Cainiao Smart Logistics Network Ltd. (Cainiao), the logistics arm of Chinese online retail giant Alibaba Group, to jointly facilitate the delivery of cross-border parcels using Dubai as a transit hub.

A joint statement said the agreement would allow both parties to leverage each other’s strengths in cross-border e-commerce trade and airline cargo operations. It will also support Cainiao’s broader ...

Canada's Swoop outlines early US flight plans due from 4Q18

Swoop (WSW, Calgary) says it anticipates starting flights to the United States on or about October 11 of this year.

The start-up said in an application to the US Department of Transportation for a Foreign Air Carrier Permit and Exemption Authority that its initial transborder operations will include services between points in Canada and Las Vegas, Orlando, Tampa Int'l, Fort Lauderdale Int'l, and Phoenix.

A unit of WestJet (WS, Calgary), Swoop will start regular flights on June 20 ...

China's Sichuan Airlines eyes nonstop US East Coast ops

Sichuan Airlines (3U, Chengdu) has announced plans to start non-stop flights to the US East Coast in December of this year.

Using its incoming fleet of A350-900s, the carrier said in a US Department of Transportation (DOT) filing that it hopes to start 2x weekly Chengdu-Boston flights with effect from December 17.

"SCAL reasonably projects that it will carry approximately 55,608 passengers between Chengdu and Boston during the first year of operations (based on an average load factor of ...

JAL, Hawaiian seek antitrust nod for transpacific JV

JAL - Japan Airlines (JL, Tokyo Haneda) and Hawaiian Airlines (HA, Honolulu) have announced they have filed an application with the US Department of Transportation (DOT) and Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) seeking antitrust immunity for their proposed Commercial Cooperation Agreement and Joint Venture Agreement covering flights between and within Hawaii and Japan and beyond Japan to other Asian points.

If approved, this will be Hawaiian’s first JV, and ...

Haiti's Sunrise Airways seeks regional partnerships

Sunrise Airways (S6, Port au Prince) President Philippe Bayard says the Haiti-based carrier is set to expand its regional Caribbean network coverage through partnerships with other regional operators.

In an interview with The Curacao Chronicle, Bayard said that under the One Caribbean initiative, talks with authorities in Cuba over an interline agreement with Cubana (CU, Havana Int'l) have already begun. In addition, Sunrise Airways has also signed a strategic partnership agreement with ...

IndiGo eyes Vijayawada base from late 3Q18

IndiGo Airlines (6E, Delhi Int'l) is planning to open a base at Vijayawada International Airport, the airport's director, G. Madhusudhana Rao, has revealed.

“IndiGo has recently made a request to have a base for four Airbus A320 aircraft. It wants to station the four 180-seater aircraft from September 1 and schedule its services accordingly. We have processed the request and forwarded it to the higher office,” Rao told The Hindu.

The Indian LCC currently operates 49 weekly departures out ...

flybe. to reopen Isle of Man base in early 2Q19

flybe. (BE, Exeter) has confirmed it intends to reopen its base at Isle of Man Ronaldsway Airport with effect from April of next year.

The UK regional carrier currently maintains an ATR72 base at the airport albeit through a wet-lease agreement with Stobart Air (RE, Dublin Int'l) which offers flights to/from Birmingham Int'l, Liverpool, and Manchester Int'l.

"Flybe can confirm that the arrangement it has with franchise partner, Stobart Air, for the [Liverpool and Manchester] routes will ...

Spirit to expand Orlando int'l network from 4Q18

Spirit Airlines (NK, Fort Lauderdale Int'l) has announced it will develop Orlando Int'l into a major international focus city with the start of the upcoming 2018/19 winter season.

The Floridian ultra-low-cost carrier said in a statement that effective October 4, it would add international service from Orlando to 11 new destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Spirit currently connects Orlando with 22 US cities along with San Juan Luis Muñoz Marin in Puerto Rico.

However, subject ...

Wings of Lebanon adds leased B737 Classics in Summer 2018


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India's Vistara outlines early int'l plans, mulls order

Vistara (UK, Delhi Int'l) is planning to start international flight operations later this year having recently surpassed the 20-aircraft threshold. Indian law requires airlines looking to operate flights abroad to have at least 20 aircraft in their fleet.

Government sources told India's Business Standard that Vistara has already filed an application for slots at Delhi Int'l airport for flights to Colombo Int'l (Sri Lanka), Bangkok Suvarnabhumi (Thailand), and Malé (Maldvies) starting this ...

Iraq's FlyErbil commences operations


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Uzbekistan Airways aims to add maiden A320neo in 4Q18


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Slovenia's Adria Airways to wet-lease an ERJ-145 in 3Q18


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CSA Czech Airlines adds wet-leased A321 for summer 2018 ops


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Russia's Aviastar-TU considering adding Boeing freighters


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PeopleFly's Verona ops called into question


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Cathay Pacific to get 8 A350-1000s by YE18


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CityJet, Hibernian eye competing for Aer Lingus Regional ops

Competition for Aer Lingus Regional services currently operated by Stobart Air routes is set to increase once the current contract expires in the next few years. According to the Irish Independent, both CityJet (WX, Dublin Int'l) and Air Nostrum's nascent Hibernian Airlines (Dublin Int'l) unit are looking to submit bids.

According to the ch-aviation capacity module, Stobart Air currently operates services out of Dublin Int'l, Cork, and Shannon mostly to the United Kingdom under the Aer ...

BP pulls out of Scatsta to focus on Sumburgh offshore ops

Oil giant BP has announced it will terminate its participation in the Integrated Aviation Consortium (IAC), a consortium of Bristow Helicopters (BHL, Aberdeen Dyce), its subsidiary Eastern Airways (T3, Humberside), and five oil and gas companies based at Scatsta. The company will instead contract its offshore services to Babcock MCS Offshore (Aberdeen Dyce) based out of Sumburgh, Energy Voice has reported.

The relocation is expected to happen in November. The IAC is not expecting any major ...

United launches helicopter shuttle to Newark

United Airlines (UA, Chicago O'Hare) has launched a helicopter shuttle service connecting three helipads in Manhattan with Newark in order to improve the accessibility of the airport to premium passengers, CNBC has reported.

The 10-minute flights are operated by HeliFlite (Newark) and mirror an earlier move by rival Delta Air Lines, which has partnered with virtual carrier Fly Blade (New York 34th Street) to offer helicopter shuttles to New York JFK.

HeliFlite operates a fleet consisting ...