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Alitalia employees to vote on new lay-off plan

17APR2017
Alitalia (AZ, Rome Fiumicino) employees are set to vote on whether or not to accept a preliminary agreement reached between management and trade unions last week concerning job and pay cuts.

Alitalia management last month indicated that shareholders had conditioned the disbursement of EUR2 billion (USD2.12 billion), needed to sustain a restructuring programme, on unions agreeing to a new collective labour agreement and headcount-related measures. The measures CEO Cramer Ball outlined included ...

Iran's Kish Air eyes ATRs

17APR2017

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Congo Airways adds maiden Boeing metal ahead of int'l debut

17APR2017

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Republic Airlines inches closer to exiting bankruptcy

14APR2017
Republic Airlines (YX, Indianapolis Int'l) is a step is closer to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings with the closure of a dispute this week with Residco over breaking an agreement in the lease of seven ERJ-145.

Republic filed for bankruptcy protection in February 2016, blaming a pilot shortage. Being unable to recruit, train and retain sufficient crew left them in a position where they could not fully carry out operations for partner airlines United Airlines (United Express), ...

Afghan gov't investigates Ariana/Air Force B727 deal

14APR2017

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Azerbaijan's Silk Way Airlines orders ten B737 MAX 8s

14APR2017
Silk Way Airlines (ZP, Baku) has signed a firm order agreement with Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) for ten B737 MAX 8s. An Azeri government statement issued on Friday, April 14, said the deal was actually reached during the summer of 2016 during the Farnborough International Airshow. As such, the first two aircraft will be delivered by the end of 2018 with the remainder to arrive through late 2020.

“The success and effectiveness of Silk Way is the direct result of investments in the air fleet ...

GMF AeroAsia aims to raise up to $300mn from 3Q17 IPO

14APR2017

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South Korea's Hanwha Group eyes K Air stake

14APR2017

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Tata Sons, Singapore Airlines shore up Vistara coffers

14APR2017
India's Tata Sons Ltd and Singapore Airlines (SQ, Singapore Changi) have injected a further INR2 billion (USD30.98 million) into Vistara (UK, Delhi Int'l).

India's LiveMint reports this tranche of equity investment follows previous injections of INR6.2 billion (USD96.1 million), INR1.5 billion (USD23.2 million), and INR2.5 billion (USD38.7 million) since the carrier was founded in 2014.

According to the paper, the airline made a loss of INR4.09 billion (USD61.98 million) on revenue of ...

NDRC okays China Eastern's new Beijing airport base plan

14APR2017

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Infinite Miles sells shares in Lufthansa, Air France-KLM

14APR2017
Financial investor Infinite Miles has disposed of shares in each of Lufthansa Group and Air France-KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Reuters has reported.

According to a source who spoke to the newswire on condition of anonymity, Infinite Miles sold off a 2.5% stake in Lufthansa alongside a roughly 3.5% stake in Air France-KLM. UBS acted as bookrunner in both transactions.

Infinite Miles is said to have invested in the two carrier groups as recently as the fourth quarter of 2016.

Tagbilaran, Philippines to resume int'l ops in late 2Q17

14APR2017
Philippine Airlines (PR, Manila Ninoy Aquino Int'l) will begin scheduled international operations out of Tagbilaran, Bohol, later this summer season.

Tagbilaran Airport is an airport serving the general area of Tagbilaran, the capital city of the province of Bohol in the Philippines. Governor Edgar Chatto told The Bohol Chronicle daily flights to Seoul Incheon would begin June 23 using A320-200 equipment.

Located in the near centre of the Philippines archipelago, Bohol's picturesque ...

Nepal's Shree Airlines adds maiden CRJ200

14APR2017
Shree Airlines (Kathmandu) has taken delivery of its maiden CRJ-200 following the arrival of N643RG (msn 7643), formerly JA204J with J-Air (JLJ, Nagoya Komaki), this week.

According to the Kathmandu Post, the carrier's other two jets — a 78-seater CRJ-700 and another 50-seater CRJ-200 — will arrive next week.

As previously reported, Shree Airlines has been awarded route authorities to serve Bhadrapur, Biratnagar, Siddharthanagar, Nepalganj and Dhangarhi by the Nepali government. It is ...

Delta to review widebody order book

14APR2017

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Kazakhstan outlines Air Astana, Qazaq Air privatization plan

14APR2017

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SAS has no plans for UK, Spain transatlantic ops: CCO

14APR2017
SAS Scandinavian Airlines (SK, Copenhagen Kastrup) Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Eivind Roald, says the carrier has no plans to develop proposed foreign bases in the United Kingdom and Spain into intercontinental hubs akin to what rival Norwegian (DY, Oslo Gardermoen) has done.

SAS expects to have its nascent SAS Scandinavian Airlines Ireland (London Heathrow) unit up and running during the last quarter of the year. Once certified, SAS Ireland will operate a fleet of ...

Spirit Airlines facing P&W engine problems with A320neos

14APR2017
Spirit Airlines (NK, Fort Lauderdale Int'l) has been forced to ground three out of its five A320neos due to problems with their Pratt & Whitney engines. Analysis of FlightRadar24 ADS-B data shows that N905NK (msn 7334) has been at Dallas/Fort Worth since March 13, N901NK (msn 6833) since March 30, and N902NK (msn 6907) since April 8.

The Spirit Airlines Master Executive Council (MEC) pilot union advised its pilots via Facebook that the ultra low cost carrier had leased in aircraft from ...

India's Air Costa suspends ticket sales; hopes for investors

13APR2017
Air Costa (LEP, Vijayawada) has suspended ticket sales indefinitely, the New Indian Express reports. As previously reported, the Indian regional carrier suspended all flights on February 28 citing unspecified "financial issues".

"We have been talking to potential investors and have arrived at the final stage of discussions for funds infusion," Kavi Chaurasia, VP of Marketing & Communication, is reported as saying. "We will have an update in the next one month."

Two EMB-190s leased from ...

Russia may ban Turkey flights due to upcoming referendum

13APR2017

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Nauru Airlines secures FACP for Guam-Nauru flights

13APR2017
Nauru Airlines (ON, Nauru) (previously Our Airline) has been awarded a Foreign Air Carrier's Permit (FACP) from the US Department of Transportation (DOT). The FACP allows Nauru Airlines to engage in scheduled foreign air transportation of person, property and mail between Nauru and Guam Int'l via Tarawa, Majuro and Pohnpei for a period of five years. It additionally grants the airline charter rights between any points in Nauru and the United States.

In its application Nauru Airlines says it ...

India's Air Pegasus to fly again using ex-Kingfisher ATR-72

13APR2017
Air Pegasus (PPL, Bangalore Int'l) is hoping to resume operations shortly, and has submitted the necessary documentation to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), reports The Economic Times of India. The Indian regional carrier plans to use an ex-Kingfisher Airlines ATR-72 M-YRGL (msn 733) currently stored at Kuala Lumpur Subang.

Shyson Thomas, managing director of Air Pegasus, told The Economic Times that they are waiting on the arrival of the aircraft. "We will start operations ...

Iran's Caspian Airlines to open Yazd base in mid-2Q17

13APR2017

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South Korea's Jin Air selects IPO manager

13APR2017

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Syrianair begins A340 operations

13APR2017

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TAP Portugal adds maiden A330-300

13APR2017

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