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Air India tackles debt issues; freezes fleet expansion plans

20JUL2017
The Indian government is considering various options to help reduce the INR600 billion (USD9.3 billion) debt currently on the books of Air India (AI, Mumbai Int'l). One option is to hold a reverse auction, leveraging assets such as the airline's landing slots and access to infrastructure, reports The Times of India.

Quoting unnamed sources, the paper states that Air India has operational resources that benefit it competitively and which can be utilised to improve its position on paper. ...

Air Namibia loses government subsidy due to lack of funds

20JUL2017
Air Namibia (SW, Windhoek Int'l) has been informed by the Namibian government that it will not be receiving any subsidy in July 2017 due to a lack of funds, reports New Era.

"The Ministry of Works and Transport would like to inform Air Namibia that due to a very limited ceiling (fund allocation) for July received from treasury, the ministry is unable to pay for your government subsidy allocation," Works and Transport permanent secretary Willem Goeiemann wrote in a letter to Air Namibia ...

IndiGo grounds seven A320neos over P&W engine problems

20JUL2017
IndiGo Airlines (6E, Delhi Int'l) has grounded at least seven of its A320neo aircraft over ongoing problems with the Pratt & Whitney PW1100 geared turbofan engines. Analysis of FlightRadar24 ADS-B data shows that the following aircraft have been in Delhi for at least the past ten days:

- VT-ITG (msn 6868) since May 16
- VT-ITF (msn 6860) since June 21
- VT-ITN (msn 7252) since June 21
- VT-ITJ (msn 6967) since June 26
- VT-ITM (msn 7053) since June 27
- VT-ITK (msn 7001) since June ...
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Air Madagascar, Air Austral creep towards finalized deal

19JUL2017

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Rosaviatsia curbs validity of Nordavia's AOC

19JUL2017

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Rosaviatsia sanctions Siberia's PANH Airlines

19JUL2017

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Russia's Red Wings to lease 16 MC-21-300s from IFC

19JUL2017

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Russia's VIM Airlines to lease 15 MC-21s from IFC

19JUL2017

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Russia's Aeroflot to lease twenty SuperJets from VEB

19JUL2017

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Air Côte d'Ivoire adds maiden new-build jet, an A320

19JUL2017
Air Côte d'Ivoire (HF, Abidjan) has announced it has taken delivery of its maiden new-build jet aircraft, an A320-200. TU-TSV (msn 7742) was ferried from Toulouse Blagnac to West Africa following a handing over ceremony on Tuesday, July 18.

According to the ch-aviation aircraft database, Air Cote d'Ivoire operates five A319-100s (averaging 14 years of age), two A320-200s (averaging 27.9 years), and four Dash 8-400s (averaging 2.1 years of age). Aside from this delivered aircraft, the Ivorian ...

Barbuda Airways progresses towards eventual launch

19JUL2017
Barbuda Airways (Barbuda) has taken another step towards launching after the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority (ECCAA) gave parent carrier Caribbean Helicopters (Antigua) the greenlight to add the Islander to its AOC's operational specifications.

Once the process is completed, Barbuda Airways aims to offer the two light aircraft for flights between Antigua and Barbuda.

Barbuda has struggled with connectivity to its sister island after the national government discontinued financial ...

Ukraine mulls developing Gostomel into an LCC hub

19JUL2017

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Bahrain considering a new airline?

19JUL2017

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Ryanair's Ukraine negotiations still ongoing - Riabikin

19JUL2017

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United defers four A350s due in 2018

19JUL2017
United Airlines (UA, Chicago O'Hare) has announced it has deferred the delivery of four A350-1000s due to have arrived in 2018.

The carrier, which has thirty-five of the type on order from Airbus (AIB, Toulouse Blagnac), gave no further details concerning their revised delivery dates.

In the same financial disclosure, United confirmed it had also accelerated the deliveries of twelve B737 MAX aircraft into 2019 and two B787-10 aircraft within 2019. United has orders for sixty-one ...

Yemen's Queen Bilqis Airways set to launch flights

19JUL2017

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Fly Modern Ark aims to replace South African Express

19JUL2017

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Russia reinstates all Georgian Airways' Moscow frequencies

18JUL2017

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Equatoguinean B737 impounded in Geneva over unpaid fines

18JUL2017

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RwandAir hits visa snag on launch of Brussels flights

18JUL2017
RwandAir (WB, Kigali) launched its Kigali - Brussels National flight aboard A330-300 9XR-WP on July 14, but has run into technical difficulties preventing it from operating the return servicee with revenue passengers. The flight is actually a modification of its London route, with a stop in Brussels on the outward sector, operating Kigali-Brussels-London Gatwick-Kigali, which poses a problem for African nationals transiting in the UK.

"We will only operate one leg as we are still handling ...

Kenya's Blue Sky Aviation set to make int'l debut

18JUL2017

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Trump administration mulls options re Gulf subsidies

18JUL2017
United States President Donald Trump's administration is considering options regarding the US relationship with Gulf carriers, reports Politico. Members from agencies such as the National Economic Council, National Security Council and Department of Transportation have met with White House advisors to discuss the nation's Open Skies Agreements with the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, amid ongoing concerns from US legacy operators that the Gulf carriers are unfairly subsidised.

According to ...

India's Air Odisha & Deccan to start RCS routes in September

18JUL2017
Air Odisha (Bhubaneswar) and Deccan Charters (Bangalore Int'l), which both won routes under India's connectivity scheme known as UDAN, should begin operations by the end of September, reports India's Business Standard.

"Out of a total five procedural requirements, the two airlines have completed two processes that need to be completed with the Directorate-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for the issue of a licence to start a regional airline," an official with the Ministry of Civil Aviation ...

S. Korea's Jeju Air cuts China capacity despite charter nod

18JUL2017

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Kenya Airways unveils new shareholding; KLM stake to drop

18JUL2017
Kenya Airways (KQ, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta) has unveiled details of its proposed revised shareholding structure given creditor banks' decision to commit to a debt-to-equity conversion plan.

At present, the bulk of the Kenyan carrier's equity is in the hands of the country's government with a 29.8% stake followed by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines with 26.7%. The remainder is held by private investors.

However, according to a filing to the Nairobi Stock Exchange lodged on July 16, under the ...