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Colombia's ADA Aerolínea de Antioquia goes into liquidationch-aviation PRO exclusive

28.01.2020 - 10:33 UTC
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Bratislava, Slovakia to briefly close its runways in 2Q20

28.01.2020 - 09:48 UTC
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Bratislava Milan Rastislav Stefánik Airport will close to all traffic from April 21 to May 1, 2020, due to renovation works on the intersection between runways 04/22 (2,900 metres in length) and 13/31 (3,190 metres).

According to an airport press release, during this period, no flights will take place, with serving carriers informed in advance and advised to not sell tickets during the closure.

Both runways were redesigned in the 1980s with a lifespan of approximately 30 years. As a result, they now require...

France's Corsair switches New York airport

28.01.2020 - 09:03 UTC
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Having originally launched its New York service to New York Newark, French leisure airline Corsair International (SS, Paris Orly) has decided to commence its flights to New York JFK instead, ch-aviation schedule analysis has revealed. The A330-200-operated service was originally announced in September 2019 from Paris Orly.

The 5x weekly route will still commence on June 10, 2020. As with the airline's initial plan, the city pair will increase to daily from June 23 over the peak season until September 7. The New York service will...

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Azores Airlines' privatisation planned after early 2Q20ch-aviation PRO exclusive

28.01.2020 - 08:18 UTC
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Rennes, France to close for runway works in late 1Q20

28.01.2020 - 07:33 UTC
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Rennes St. Jacques Airport will temporarily close its 2,100-metre-long runway 10/28 between March 2 and March 28 (inclusive) for "renovation and compliance work", according to a statement on the airport's website. While no flights will be available from the airport during that period, its terminal, including its shops and restaurants, will remain open.

According to the ch-aviation schedules module, the airport's biggest customer, with 69% of weekly capacity, is Air France (AF, Paris CDG) through...

UK's Eastern Airways to open Teesside base from late 1Q20

28.01.2020 - 06:48 UTC
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Eastern Airways (T3, Humberside) will open a base at Teesside this summer season as part of plans to increase its presence at the airfield, located just east of Darlington in County Durham, north-east England.

According to press releases issued by Eastern and the airport, the flybe. (BE, Exeter) franchise operator will deploy three aircraft - one 50-seat Saab 2000 and two 29-seat Jetstream 41s - to Teesside to operate the following new routes:

Ukraine's Windrose Airlines to expand domestic ops with ATRch-aviation PRO exclusive

28.01.2020 - 06:03 UTC
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Samoa Airways looks beyond Twin Otters; mulls 50-seater

28.01.2020 - 05:18 UTC
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Samoa Airways (OL, Apia Faleolo) is evaluating adding a 50-seater aircraft to replace its ageing DHC-6-300s and at the same time, expand its regional network, Minister for Public Enterprise Lautafi Fio Purcell said during a parliamentary debate.

"There are plans in place for a bigger aircraft for 50 passengers and to remove the two smaller aircraft, which have been in service for a while. Those are the plans looking ahead, so we can fly within the region, from here to Tonga, Fiji, Tokelau, and others," the Samoa Observer quoted Lautafi as saying....

Air Atlanta Icelandic to add two A330-200s, touts B777s

28.01.2020 - 04:33 UTC
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Air Atlanta Icelandic (CC, Reykjavik Keflavik) is in the process of adding two A330-200s, its first units of the type, for onward placement with Saudia (SV, Jeddah) under dry-lease.

According to Gatwick Spotters, the two Airbus widebodies will be delivered in April 2020; msn 749 will be registered as TF-EAC and msn 745 as TF-EAD.

Both units are 13.8 years old and are owned by GECAS. They were retired by Air Europa (UX, Palma de Mallorca) in September and October 2019 and subsequently stored at a number of...

Sukhoi claims Mexico's Interjet still indebtedch-aviation PRO exclusive

28.01.2020 - 03:48 UTC
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Italy's Blue Panorama wet-leasing an A330-200ch-aviation PRO exclusive

28.01.2020 - 03:03 UTC
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Pakistan's Air Sial secures launch window extension

28.01.2020 - 02:18 UTC
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The Pakistani Government has extended the window that Air Sial (SIF, Sialkot) has to secure its Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) and launch operations, and has also waived a penalty for the start-up's failure to launch within two years of obtaining its Regular Public Transport (RPT) licence, The Business Recorder has reported.

Air Sial was granted its RPT in 2017 and had, by law, two years to secure the AOC and launch. However, in September 2019, the start-up applied for an extension to allow it enough time to take delivery of the...

Congo Airways to add first A220s in 2H21ch-aviation PRO exclusive

28.01.2020 - 01:33 UTC
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Uzbekistan's Humo Air to add An-2s, devise business planch-aviation PRO exclusive

28.01.2020 - 00:48 UTC
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Kampala to invest $779mn in Uganda Airlines through 2025ch-aviation PRO exclusive

28.01.2020 - 00:03 UTC
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Iran's Kish Air seeks IPO to raise growth capitalch-aviation PRO exclusive

27.01.2020 - 23:18 UTC
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Sudanese MinFin approves Airbus fleet proposal

27.01.2020 - 22:33 UTC
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The Sudanese Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning has approved a proposal submitted by Airbus (AIB, Toulouse Blagnac) wherein the European manufacturer will supply Sudan Airways (SD, Khartoum) with eight new aircraft.

The official Suna news agency said Minister of Finance Ibrahim Ahmed Al-Badawi met with Airbus representatives as well as the Minister of Infrastructure and Transport, Hashim Taher, in Khartoum last week where he promised to submit the proposal to the Cabinet for discussion and approval....

Brazil's Abaeté Taxi Aéreo to resume scheduled ops in 2Q20ch-aviation PRO exclusive

27.01.2020 - 21:48 UTC
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Thai Airways adds wet-leasing as an option for fleet plan

27.01.2020 - 21:03 UTC
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Thai Airways International (TG, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi) will evaluate wet-leasing as one of the possible ways to finalise its plan to add 38 aircraft using its approved budget of THB156 billion bahts (USD5.1 billion), Thai Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob said.

As reported by the Thai Post daily, Saksayam underlined at a press conference that the debt-ridden flag carrier must get on with the long-planned fleet renewal this year.

He said that the airline should explore all options, including buying...

Silver Airways to open San Juan ATR72 base from late 1Q20ch-aviation PRO exclusive

27.01.2020 - 20:18 UTC
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New Delhi launches latest Air India sale bid

27.01.2020 - 19:33 UTC
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The Indian Government has offered to sell its entire 100% stake in Air India (AI, Mumbai Int'l), a Preliminary Information Memorandum inviting expressions of interest, released on January 27, has clarified. Bidders would, however, have to take on USD3.26 billion of debt, according to the new terms.

An attempt to sell a controlling 76% stake in the airline in 2018 attracted no bidders. At the time, the size of the stake was seen as a factor that put off potential buyers.

The transaction is defined in...

Ryanair in talks for 100 A320neo for Lauda - reportch-aviation PRO exclusive

27.01.2020 - 18:48 UTC
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easyJet trademark owner loses to Colombia's Easyfly in UKch-aviation PRO exclusive

27.01.2020 - 18:03 UTC
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Florida's National Airlines takes delivery of maiden A330

27.01.2020 - 13:55 UTC
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National Airlines (N8, Orlando Sanford) has said it has taken delivery of its maiden Airbus widebody, an A330-200, with a second planned for June 2020 and a third by early 2021.

N819CA (msn 1016), a 10.7-year-old twinjet previously operated by Thomas Cook Airlines UK, was ferried from storage at Amarillo to Miami Opa-Locka on December 23, 2019, Flightradar24 ADS-B data shows. Following the collapse of the British carrier, it was previously stored at Shannon and Lake City. The aircraft is owned and...

First Nation community to ditch Canada's Perimeter Aviation

27.01.2020 - 13:07 UTC
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Shamattawa, an isolated town in northern Manitoba, central Canada and the location of the Shamattawa First Nation, said that Perimeter Aviation (PAG, Winnipeg Int'l) would no longer have an exclusive contract for air travel with the indigenous community following an accident on January 19, the Winnipeg Free Press newspaper reported.

The Metroliner from Thompson landed normally but slowing down it veered abruptly to the right and ploughed into a snowbank alongside the runway. The wing and propeller were damaged, but no...

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