Twitter Logo Facebook Logo LinkedIn Logo Google+ Logo RSS Logo
The World's leading Airline Intelligence Provider since 1998 | ch-aviation airline directory | ch-aviation data & advisory | Advertising

Recent News

Found 31771 matching entries, displaying 201 to 225, items per page.

EC approves €10.7mn state aid to Erfurt to keep LCCs at bay

03JUL2018
The European Commission approved, on June 27, 2018, EUR10.7 million euros (USD12.5 million) in state aid to Erfurt-Weimar airport granted by the local authority of the Free State of Thuringia, a federal state in central Germany. The aid is targeted at keeping the small regional facility independent of low-cost carriers.

The aid granted by the local authority, which is a 100%-shareholder of the airport, is expected to cover Erfurt-Weimar's operating costs through 2024. It is a part of a new ...

Air Madagascar's Tsaradia unit officially launches

03JUL2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

Ethiopia's National Airways to boost fleet; grow network

03JUL2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

To access our news database including full archive search and exclusive stories reported first by ch-aviation you need to upgrade to ch-aviation ch-aviation pro. With a ch-aviation ch-aviation pro subscription you benefit from a wide range of data and information such as:
  • "News to go" - Ability to view multiple full news articles on one page
  • Full access to all news articles including exclusive stories reported first by ch-aviation
Unlimited Access to Airline module:
  • Extended Search Options for over 7,490 Airlines
  • Historical Information (Launch/End/Merger details)
  • Stock Market Symbols
  • Fleet Summaries
  • Subsidiary and Parent Relationships
  • Regional Partners
  • Search Airlines by Alliance, Airline Type, Status
  • Search Airlines by Homebase, Country or Routes/Countries served
  • Search Airlines by Aircraft Type and/or Fleet Size
  • Legal Name, Address, Phone, LinkedIn page and E-Mail
  • Average Fleet and Subfleet age and total number of seats
  • Passenger Numbers and Financial Results
  • Alliance Membership and Details
  • Airline Start-Up Tracker
  • Create your own favorite lists to group News articles
Unlimited Access to Airport module:
  • Extended Search Options for over 6,000 Airports
  • Airport Lists by State, Country or Continent
  • Airports nearby sorted by Distance
  • Aircraft Stored, Scrapped or Written Off at Airport
Get your own ch-aviation ch-aviation pro account today. Click here.

Ukraine's AtlasGlobal UA to resume scheduled pax ops in 4Q18

03JUL2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

Royal Air Maroc to wet-lease a B747 in 3Q18

03JUL2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

Podgorica, Kutaisi lose Middle Eastern services

03JUL2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

Kenya Airways nears order for ten B737 MAX

03JUL2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

Bahrain's Gulf Air confirms no plans to take CS100s

03JUL2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

Air Djibouti secures chartered Fokker 100 capacity

02JUL2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

Kalitta Charters II expands B737 Classic fleet

02JUL2018
Kalitta Charters II (KFS, Detroit Willow Run) has acquired its first B737-500 with Skyliner Aviation reporting that N375CK (msn 28084) arrived in Oscoda from Lourdes/Tarbes via Shannon, Gander and Portsmouth on Saturday, June 30.

The former Air Méditerranée twinjet was acquired by Kalitta during the bankrupt French carrier's recent fire sale.

Kalitta Charters II currently operates a fleet of five B727-200(F)s, one B737-300(F), four B737-400(F)s, two DC-9-10(F)s, and one DC-9-30(F) on ...

Biman Bangladesh outlines early B787 ops due in late 3Q18

02JUL2018
Biman Bangladesh Airlines (BG, Dhaka) has outlined its provisional B787-8 deployment plans ahead of the delivery of its first of the type later next month.

Airline Route reports the Bangladeshi state-owned carrier will deploy msn 40126 into service on September 1 on daily services from Dhaka to each of Kuala Lumpur Int'l and Singapore Changi, presumably as crew training flights.

Biman expects its remaining three B787-8s on order from Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) to deliver in November this ...

Turkish Airlines eyes Asia, Americas for New Airport growth

02JUL2018
Turkish Airlines (TK, Istanbul Atatürk) will leverage Istanbul New Airport's increased handling capacity to expand its network coverage of Asia and North America, airline chief executive Bilal Eksi has said.

In an interview with Business Travel News last month, Eksi said that, free from the growth constraints of the current Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Turkish Airlines would target India primarily followed by China, Canada, and South America.

"Each day, our marketing people are looking for ...

Hamilton, Canada to see inc'l ops from 1Q19

02JUL2018
Hamilton, ON will see its first intercontinental services in March next year following Norwegian's announcement that it will start a daily return service to Dublin Int'l, Ireland.

The Scandinavian LCC said in a statement the non-stop flights would start on March 31, 2019, using B737 MAX 8 equipment operated by its Norwegian Air International (D8, Dublin Int'l) unit.

Hamilton's John C. Munro International Airport serves as a gateway to the Canadian metropolis of Toronto as well as ...

Cambodia's KC Int'l Airlines adds maiden aircraft, an A320

02JUL2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

South Korea's Air Philip commences pax operations

02JUL2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

Vietcombank bumps stake in Vietnam Airlines

02JUL2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

Bangladesh taxman gets tough with Regent Airways

02JUL2018
Regent Airways (RX, Dhaka) Chief Operating Officer Ashish Choudhury says the airline has reached a "mutual understanding" with Bangladesh's tax authority over the payment of outstanding duties.

Last week, the National Board of Revenue (NBR) froze Regent Airways' bank accounts citing its failure to remit BDT139.8 million takka (USD1.67 million) in unpaid excise duties to the fiscus.

Correspondence dated June 25 and seen by The Daily Sun said the authority has directed Prime Bank (Uttara ...

Nigerian gov't set to remove VAT on air transport

02JUL2018
The Nigerian Government is set to exempt all forms of transport from paying Value Added Tax (VAT) following President Muhammadu Buhari's signing of an Executive Order early last month. The order must, however, still pass through Nigeria's National Assembly before it can be enacted into law.

In a statement hailing government's positive first steps, the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) said the removal of VAT would help make air travel more affordable thus benefitting the Nigerian aviation ...

Iran Aseman Airlines renews plans to serve Europe

02JUL2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

Indigo Partners acquires stake in Alas del Sur - report

02JUL2018
US-based low-cost carrier specialist Indigo Partners has acquired an unspecified amount of equity in Argentine start-up Alas del Sur (Córdoba Int'l), Chile's El Mercurio newspaper has reported.

Citing sources familiar with developments, the report said the purchase took place on Thursday, June 28, via Indigo's JetSMART (JA, Santiago de Chile Int'l) unit, based in Chile. Although not officially confirmed, the deal has garnered approval from the Argentine Ministry of Transport. While the ...

South Korea's Jin Air licence decision deferred; fined $5mn

02JUL2018

This article is only available for ch-aviation pro subscribers.

China Southern sets up unit for new Beijing airport ops

02JUL2018
China Southern Airlines (CZ, Guangzhou) has announced it will establish a new carrier to cover its operations at Beijing's upcoming new international airport, located about 100 km southwest of Beijing in the Xiong'an New Area.

A Hong Kong stock exchange disclosure said China Southern Airlines Xiongan Airlines Company Limited ("Xiongan Airlines") would be a wholly-owned subsidiary of the carrier.

China Southern will inject a total of CNY10 billion yuan (USD1.51 billion) worth of cash and ...

Silver Airways to replace Texas Sky at Victoria, TX

02JUL2018
Silver Airways (3M, Fort Lauderdale Int'l) is set to launch scheduled flights from Houston Intc'l to Victoria, TX on November 1, 2018, replacing Texas Sky (4P, Victoria, TX) as the Essential Air Service (EAS) provider at the airport, the Victoria Advocate has reported.

The carrier's proposal to operate 12x weekly service to Houston with ATR42-600 equipment has been endorsed by the airport's board but still needs to be confirmed by the US Department of Transportation (DOT). The carrier has ...

India's SpiceJet to add B737 freighters from 3Q18

02JUL2018
SpiceJet (SG, Delhi Int'l) is set to enter into the cargo market with the delivery of its first dedicated freighter due to take place next month.

Speaking to India's Business Standard on condition of anonymity, senior airline officials said the LCC would add its first B737-800(BCF) later this month.

“Two planes have already undergone conversion and will be joining our fleet by the third week of July,” the SpiceJet official said adding that one of the aircraft is at Boeing's facilities at ...

Fastjet secures $10mn in funding; moves to acquire FedAir

02JUL2018
Fastjet Group has set its sights on entering the South African market in 2019 after having secured approximately USD10 million dollars worth of fresh capital.

Following a warning to shareholders last week that it was facing a catastrophic funding crisis, the African low-fare carrier group said on Friday, June 29, that it had now successfully placed 66,495,310 new ordinary shares, priced at GBP0.08 (USD0.11) per share, to raise GBP5.3 million pounds (USD7 million). It also reached a deal with ...