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Airbus to miss delivery target for A320neos in 2018

05JUL2018
Airbus (AIB, Toulouse Blagnac) will miss the delivery target for A320neo family units powered by Pratt & Whitney 1100G engines due to the delays caused by the issues with the powerplants, Bloomberg has reported.

Airbus has denied to confirm that it will miss the delivery target and has reiterated that its target for the type's deliveries for 2018 remains at 800 units.

Originally, the European manufacturer had planned to deliver around 210 PW1100G-powered A320neos during the remainder of ...

Lipetsk, Russia, loses int'l traffic

05JUL2018

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Condor to close Berlin MRO base in early 4Q18

05JUL2018

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Air Italy eyes B767-300s retirement by 2022

05JUL2018

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Ukraine's Anda Air adds maiden MD-82

04JUL2018
Anda Air (DM, Kiev Igor Sikorsky) has acquired its first MD-82, Skyliner Aviation has reported.

UR-CRX (msn 49798) was recently deployed into service for the Ukrainian passenger charter specialist, joining its existing fleet of two MD-83s.

Anda Air currently specializes in running charter flights for Ukrainian domestic tour operators to Montenegro, Croatia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Albania, Cyprus and other countries.

Turkish Airlines to start B737 MAX 9 ops in late 1Q19

04JUL2018
Turkish Airlines (TK, Istanbul Atatürk) has named Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan as its tentative launch destination for B737 MAX 9 operations.

According to ch-aviation analysis of schedule data, Turkish Airlines plans to deploy its incoming MAX 9s to run daily flights to the Kyrgyz capital from March 31, 2019, onwards.

Turkish Airlines' financials show it expects five B737 MAX 9s to deliver from Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) in 2019 followed by five more in 2020. In 2018, it will take delivery of ...

Russia's Ilyushin eyes Uzbek Il-114s

04JUL2018

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Israir adds wet-leased B737NG capacity in Summer 2018

04JUL2018

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Ukraine gov't considers ageing aircraft laws in 2019

04JUL2018

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Etihad revises corporate structure, to seek new partnerships

04JUL2018
Etihad Aviation Group has announced it has restructured its organizational layout and operating model as part of its ongoing transformation plan.

The Abu Dhabi-based carrier said in a statement that the reorganisation drive is the next step in ensuring it is a people-focused business driven by innovation, safety and sustainability, supporting Abu Dhabi’s vision for the future.

Under the new structure, the group will be reorganised into seven business divisions – Operations, Commercial, ...

Star Marianas Air to resume Rota-Guam ops in early 3Q18

04JUL2018
Star Marianas Air (Tinian) has announced it will resume Guam Int'l-Rota flights on July 10, 2018, taking over the route terminated by United Airlines at the end of May 2018.

The regional specialist will operate the service 7x weekly using its Piper (twin piston) PA-31 and PA-32 aircraft. Star Marianas Air is currently the sole scheduled carrier serving Rota, operating 21x weekly flights to Saipan.

Rota has not seen scheduled traffic to Guam since May 31, when ...

China's Qingdao Airlines to open Jiaodong base

04JUL2018

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Indian gov't to "wait and watch" re Air India privatisation

04JUL2018
The Indian government has decided to adopt a "wait and watch" strategy towards the privatisation of Air India (AI, Mumbai Int'l) after the initial procedure targeting the sale of 76% of the carrier's shares failed to attract any bidders, The Economic Times has reported.

A senior government official has told the newspaper that for the next three to four months, the authorities will not take any new actions. The prevailing view among the cabinet members is that the carrier should remain under ...

Russia, US resume talks about cargo overflights

04JUL2018

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Air India looking at leasing in dedicated freighter aircraft

04JUL2018
Air India (AI, Mumbai Int'l) is working on a business model which could lead to the re-introduction of dedicated freighters into its fleet.

The carrier's Executive Commercial Director (Cargo), Abhay Pathak, told Asia Cargo News that the studies come as demand has outstripped the airline's bellyhold capacity.

“To be honest, freighters are the need of the hour for us,” he said in an interview. “The only thing is, the organization has to make a call on when and how we’d like to go about it. ...

India's GoAir mulls widebody ops as int'l flights beckon

04JUL2018
GoAir (G8, Mumbai Int'l) is set to begin widebody studies as it plots its future growth plans.

Newly appointed chief executive Cornelis Vrieswijk told a media gathering this week that the budget carrier will look at the oppurtunities widebody aircraft present in tandem with the prospect of entering the longhaul services market. No talks have yet been held with either Airbus (AIB, Toulouse Blagnac) or Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) at present time, he was cited by India's Business ...

Air Chathams to launch Kapiti ops

04JUL2018
Air Chathams (3C, Chatham Island) has announced it will launch a new service out of Paraparaumu (Kapiti Coast) to Auckland Int'l on August 20, taking over the route vacated by Air New Zealand in early April 2018.

The route will be operated 18x weekly with Saab 340B equipment. The weekday morning departures have been scheduled at 0650L (1850Z) in response to an earlier poll among the business travellers conducted by the Kāpiti Coast District Council. The regional authorities hope that due to ...

Etihad to retain stake at Air Serbia

04JUL2018
Air Serbia (JU, Belgrade) has said that Etihad Airways will retain its 49% stake in the Serbian carrier and the two airlines will continue to work together, thus cutting short rumours about an impeding divestment, N1 has reported.

"Etihad continues to own 49 per cent of Air Serbia and remains a fully committed and supportive shareholder in partnership with Air Serbia’s majority shareholder, the Government of Serbia," the Serbian flag carrier has said.

According to the statement, the top ...

Japan's NCA set to resume ops with one B747-8 freighter

04JUL2018
NCA - Nippon Cargo Airlines (KZ, Tokyo Narita) has announced it will resume commercial flight operations on Thursday, July 5, following the return to service of B747-8(F) JA18KZ (msn 36141).

The freight specialist said in a statement that a review of the aircraft's maintenance records should be completed today, Wednesday, July 4, in time for the its deployment into service between Tokyo Narita and Shanghai Pudong tomorrow.

NCA's said its remaining fleet of three B747-400(FSCD)s and seven ...

Romania's Tarom issues Regional Jet dry-lease RFP

04JUL2018
Tarom (RO, Bucharest Otopeni) has issued a Request For Proposals (RFP) for the dry-lease of up to thirteen (13) regional jets.

According to tender documents released by the state-owned Romanian carrier, the aircraft must seat between 70 and 120 passengers in a two-class configuration.

Eligible aircraft must be capable of flying sectors of at least 1,400 nautical miles with an MTOW of up 62 tonnes. Aircraft age will depend on market availability.

The duration of the dry-leases is ...

Tigerair Australia to add Fokker 100 capacity for 3Q18

04JUL2018

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Air Italy to focus on Milan, Olbia, mulls Rome base

04JUL2018

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Israel's Arkia to launch int'l Sde Dov ops in early 3Q18

04JUL2018

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France's Chalair eyes Limoges base in 1Q19

03JUL2018

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LATAM Airlines Brasil granted Argentine 5th Freedom rights

03JUL2018

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