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Ukraine Int'l loses court cases over Ryanair's entry

11JAN2018

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SkyWest challenges DOT over Decatur, IL EAS decision

11JAN2018
SkyWest Airlines (USA) (OO, Salt Lake City) has filed a petition asking the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to reconsider its decision awarding an essential air service (EAS) contract at Decatur, Illinois, to Cape Air (9K, Hyannis).

Cape Air was awarded the contract covering 24x weekly return flights from Decatur to Chicago O'Hare and 12x weekly return flights to St. Louis Lambert Int'l commencing February 1, 2018, and running through to January 31, 2020. The airline will receive a ...

FedEx opens new Shanghai Pudong hub; to boost Memphis

11JAN2018
FedEx Express (FX, Memphis Int'l) opened a new cargo facility at Shanghai Pudong on January 8, aiming to improve service for customers in eastern China shipping goods to the United States and Europe.

The new 134,000-square-metre hub can process up to 36,000 packages an hour and besides sorting facilities, it also includes dedicated areas for China Customs and China Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine (CIQ), a cold chain centre providing temperature-controlled storage for, among others, ...
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Andal, India, expected to see return of scheduled ops

11JAN2018
Air Deccan (Mumbai Int'l) is reportedly planning to launch flights between Kolkata Int'l and Durgapur which would become the first scheduled operations out of the latter airport after an hiatus of more than six months.

The Times of India reports the service is expected to be operated with Beech 1900D equipment and could be extended to Bagdogra at a later date. Air Deccan was granted the route authority during the first round of the UDAN scheme, an Indian government plan to subsidise ...

Luxair wet-leasing a CRJ-700 for domestic German ops

11JAN2018

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Saudi Arabia's flynas to add maiden A320neo in 3Q18

11JAN2018

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Khabarovsk Avia under criminal investigations

11JAN2018

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Parsabad, Iran reopens to commercial traffic in 1Q18

11JAN2018

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CSA Czech Airlines to-lease in A321 capacity from 2Q18

11JAN2018

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Ethiopian to lease two B737-800(SF)s from GECAS

10JAN2018
Ethiopian Aviation Holding Group has announced that its Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services unit has committed to lease two B737-800(SF)s from GECAS. The aircraft, which will undergo conversion with Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI), will deliver in June 2018 and January 2019 respectively.

Ethiopian's last B737 freighter, B737-400(F) ET-AQV (msn 28493), was written off in January 2015 following a landing incident at Accra, Ghana.

Ethiopian Cargo currently operates a fleet of six ...

Iran Air expects delays in deliveries of first Boeing jets

10JAN2018
The Iranian government has said it expects delays in the delivery of its first Boeing jets.

Iran Air (IR, Tehran Mehrabad) ordered fifty B737 MAX 8s, fifteen B777-300(ER)s, and fifteen B777-9s from the US manufacturer in December 2016 with deliveries of its first jets - B777-300(ER)s - having been scheduled for April this year.

However, according to the ISNA news agency, Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development, Fakhriya Kashan, said last week that Tehran now expects the first B777s ...

Cabinet allows foreign airlines to acquire Air India equity

10JAN2018
The Cabinet of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved changes to local legislation which had previously barred foreign investment in state-owned national carrier, Air India (AI, Mumbai Int'l).

Minutes of the latest Cabinet meeting state that foreign airlines will now be allowed to control up to 49% of Air India's paid up share capital. However, substantial ownership and effective control of the airline must remain in the hands of an Indian National.

The shift in policy follows ...

Chile's LAW exits domestic market, to focus on int'l ops

10JAN2018

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China's Juneyao Airlines establishes Jiangsu branch company

10JAN2018

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China's Hongtu Airlines to open Nanjing base

10JAN2018

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Norwegian gets limited nod from Russia for overflights

10JAN2018

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Wizz Air to open a base at Vienna in late 2Q18

10JAN2018
Wizz Air (W6, Budapest) will open its first Austrian base at Vienna on June 14, 2018, and will launch a total of seventeen new routes out of the Austrian gateway during the course of 2018.

The Hungarian LCC will initially base one A320 out of Vienna and add two further A321s in November. Wizz Air currently does not operate to Austria, which will become the forty-fourth country served by the airline.

Before the opening of the base, the carrier plans to launch services to Vienna out of ...

Romania's Tarom seeks to cut costs by $3.3 mn, sell A310s

10JAN2018

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Indian Air Force to launch commercial ops in Jammu & Kashmir

10JAN2018
The Indian Air Force (Delhi Int'l) is set to launch scheduled passenger operations in the state of Jammu and Kashmir using An-32 equipment, Jammu Links News has reported.

According to the report, the service would connect the military airfield in Kargil, located near the disputed border with Pakistani-administered Gilgit-Baltistan (the Line of Control), with each of Srinagar and Jammu. Operations are set to be launched during the current winter season.

The decision to task the Indian Air ...

Puerto Rico's Seaborne Airlines files for Chapter 11

10JAN2018
Seaborne Airlines (BB, San Juan Luis Muñoz Marin) has filed for US Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in an effort to restructure its operations ahead of a proposed sale to Silver Airways (3M, Fort Lauderdale Int'l).

“While the Company’s business has enjoyed a remarkable recovery since the 2017 hurricanes, the financial stress caused during the recovery period coupled with legacy liabilities have made it necessary to seek reorganization protection,” Ben Munson, Acting CEO of Seaborne Airlines, ...

Air Wisconsin to conclude American Eagle ops in mid-1Q18

10JAN2018

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Kenyan CAA warns local carriers to adhere to AOC opspecs

10JAN2018
The Kenyan Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) has issued a warning to all carriers not to carry onboard cargo on their flights unless their AOC operations specifications (opspecs) allow for this, The Star has reported.

The KCAA established that a number of operators carry freight on their passenger services. The Star reported that some of the carriers performed unauthorised conversions of their passenger aircraft to carry onboard cargo, which can pose a danger to safety.

Although the ...

Southwest to build an MRO hangar at Houston Hobby

10JAN2018
Southwest Airlines (WN, Dallas Love Field) is planning to build a new maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility at its base at Houston Hobby.

The facility will include a 23,000sqm hangar capable of handling up to six B737 Family aircraft simultaneously, as well as aircraft wash facilities, taxiway connections, parking and loading docks, and offices. The airline plans to commence construction in spring 2018 with an anticipated 2Q19 completion date. Once operational, it will be the Texan ...

China relaxes fare rules on competitive domestic routes

09JAN2018
The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) relaxed fare setting rules on domestic services operated by more than five carriers last Friday, The Financial Times has reported.

According to the newspaper, carriers have been allowed to reduce fares on the most competitive routes by up to 10%, effective immediately.

The move is intended to increase airlines' competitiveness against the rapidly expanding high-speed rail network.

According to the ch-aviation capacity module, the ...

Delta shifts Halifax ops from JFK to La Guardia

09JAN2018

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