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Japan's Hokkaido Air System studying fleet renewal options

13APR2018

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Delta to take "a handful" of CSeries in 4Q18, EIS in 1Q19

13APR2018
Delta Air Lines (DL, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson) will take delivery of a handful of CS100 aircraft during the fourth quarter of 2018 with their entry into service planned for the first quarter of 2019, CEO Ed Bastian has said during a first-quarter investor call.

"Our plan is to take the first CSeries by the end of the year and probably induct it into the service at the start of 2019," he said.

Previously, Delta's maiden CS100 was tentatively scheduled for delivery in spring 2018. ...

Kuwait Airways suspends Beirut ops as Syria tensions grow

13APR2018
Kuwait Airways (KU, Kuwait) has announced it has suspended until further notice, all flights to Beirut, Lebanon, pending an improvement in the security situation in Syria. The ban is effective Thursday, April 12, and comes after the carrier said in a statement to the KUNA news agency that it had received serious warnings from the Cypriot authorities concerning the safety of air traffic over Lebanon and near Lebanese airspace.

Eurocontrol warned this week that "due consideration needs to be ...
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South Africa's THG adds first Q100

13APR2018

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Air Santo Domingo concludes Twin Otter-100 ops

13APR2018

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Poland's Enter Air to wet-lease two A320s for Summer 2018

13APR2018

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Malaysia denies scrapping B787 MoU, launches A330-200 ops

13APR2018
Malaysia Airlines (MH, Kuala Lumpur Int'l) has denied a report by Reuters saying it mulls scrapping a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Boeing for eight B787-9s in favour of a new order for 20-30 widebody jets from either Boeing or Airbus, the New Strait Times has reported.

"Malaysia Airlines wishes to make clear that the story is speculative and erroneous. There is currently no such tender process as alleged and the MoU with Boeing as announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri ...

Thisted, Denmark, to re-open as cargo airport

13APR2018

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China green-lights CFM LEAP-1A A320neo engines

13APR2018

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Brazil's Gol announces share repurchase

13APR2018
Gol Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes (G3, São Paulo Congonhas) has announced in a regulatory filing that it will launch a share repurchase programme covering up to 740,000 preferred shares through the Brazilian Stock Exchange B3.

Based on the current stock price of BRL21.81 real per share, the transaction could amount to a total of BRL16.14 million real (USD4.78 million).

"The acquisition of the preferred shares under the terms of the Repurchase can be performed during a 12 day period, ...

Condor leaves Berlin Schönefeld, to sell local MRO unit

12APR2018

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SriLankan Airlines' A320/A321neos lose ETOPS certification

12APR2018
The Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka (CAASL) has suspended the ETOPS certification of A320neo and A321neo aircraft operated by SriLankan Airlines (UL, Colombo Int'l) following a mid-flight engine shutdown in January 2018, The Sunday Times has reported.

According to documents obtained by the newspaper, the regulator stepped in after a maintenance lapse led to a single-engine emergency landing of an A321neo 4R-ANE (msn 7891) in Bangkok Suvarnabhumi on January 22, 2018. Reportedly, the ...

Norwegian delays Canada TATL ops, Argentina ops also at risk

12APR2018
Norwegian (DY, Oslo Gardermoen) is grappling with the impact of delays in deliveries of B737 MAX jets from Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare).

The Scandinavian budget carrier's Chief Executive Officer, Bjorn Kjos, told Bloomberg in an interview that the slow rate of deliveries had forced it to defer the launch of Europe-Canada flights to Spring 2019.

According to the report, Norwegian had planned to launch the routes with two B737 MAX 8s that are now four weeks behind schedule. It is recalled ...

Qantas to sell catering units to dnata

12APR2018
Qantas (QF, Sydney Kingsford Smith) has announced it has signed an agreement for the sale of its catering businesses to dnata, an aviation services company that is part of the Emirates Group.

The carrier said in a statement the transaction is subject to approval from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

Qantas’ catering businesses include wholly-owned subsidiaries Q Catering Ltd and Snap Fresh Pty Ltd. Q Catering has centres at four Australian airports – Sydney, ...

HNA Group inks MOU with Singaporean sovereign wealth fund

12APR2018
Ailing Chinese conglomerate, HNA Group, has announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Temasek, a national wealth fund owned by the Government of Singapore, to explore opportunities in aviation and logistics, and airport infrastructure.

Although the exact terms of the proposed partnership were not disclosed, Bloomberg has since reported that Temasek is studying potential investments in Swissport Group and Gategroup Holding AG as well as various other HNA Group units that ...

Dynamic Int'l Airways revises scheduled ops plans

12APR2018
Dynamic International Airways (2D, Greensboro) has amended previously announced plans to offer scheduled service between the United States and China, in favour of flights to South America.

In a filing to the US Department of Transportation (DOT) seeking to endorse its claim to substantial fitness, the carrier said it would offer scheduled flights between New York JFK and Georgetown Cheddi Jagan in Guyana using its fleet of B767s. No commencement dates have yet been given in light of the ...

Boeing's March 2018 order book changes revealed

12APR2018

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Airbus's March 2018 order book changes revealed

12APR2018

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Qatar Airways secures stake in JetSuite

12APR2018
Qatar Airways (QR, Doha Hamad Int'l) has announced it has acquired a "minority" stake in California based JetSuite (Santa Ana, CA) for an undisclosed sum. The carrier said in a statement it had joined existing shareholder jetBlue Airways (B6, New York JFK), which will be increasing its investment, and a number of private investors as stakeholders in both JetSuite and its JetSuiteX Air (XE, Rapid City Regional) scheduled jet service.

"With this investment in JetSuite, Inc., Qatar Airways will ...

Judge clears Buenos Aires El Palomar for commercial ops

12APR2018

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Air Madagascar to reactivate parked A340 for Summer 2018 ops

12APR2018

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China Express Airlines to develop Xinjiang hub

12APR2018

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Malaysia Airlines inks long-term contract for Hajj A380 ops

12APR2018
Malaysia Airlines (MH, Kuala Lumpur Int'l) has signed a three-year charter contract with Andalusia Travel & Tours Sdn Bhd, a Malaysian tour operator, covering A380-800 services out of Kuala Lumpur Int'l to each of Madinah and Jeddah for Hajj and Umrah pilgrimage, the Malaysian Reserve has reported.

The contract covers a total of around 200 roundtrip flights and runs from August 2018 through August 2021.

These flights will eventually be transferred to a new unit planned within the ...

Ukraine's SkyUp eyes AOC and launch in early-2Q18

12APR2018

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Ryanair curtails Greek ops from late 2Q18, axes Chania base

12APR2018
Ryanair (FR, Dublin Int'l) has announced it will close its base in Chania, Crete and reduce its domestic flights within Greece citing high airport charges.

According to the airline's announcement on Wednesday, April 11, effective June 1, it will transfer one aircraft from Athens Int'l and another from Chania to Germany, where it is expanding its services.

"Ryanair's base in Chania will close, with the result that four, low-frequency flights from Chania to Venice Treviso, Vilnius, Katowice, ...