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Swift Air Files For Ch.11  
User currently offlinecbphoto From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1555 posts, RR: 5
Posted (2 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 6063 times:

http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-ne...swift-air-files-for-chapter-11.php

Looks like Swift Air has gotten itself into a hole with the Saipan Air flying that they were supposed to start!

Saipan Air has postponed it's inaugural flight, due to Swift Air not being able to deliver their 757s!


ETOPS: Engines Turning or Passengers Swimming
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User currently offlineclydenairways From Ireland, joined Jan 2007, 1233 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 5818 times:

Swift Air is a European company so how can they file for Ch 11 ?

User currently offlineGCT64 From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2007, 1398 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (2 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 5788 times:

Quoting clydenairways (Reply 1):
Swift Air is a European company so how can they file for Ch 11 ?

Lazy journalism, the photo in the article is of the Spanish Swift Air, while it is the Phoenix based Swift Air LLC that is the relevant Swift Air: http://www.swiftair.net/



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User currently offlinecbphoto From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1555 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (2 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 5294 times:

Quoting clydenairways (Reply 1):
Swift Air is a European company so how can they file for Ch 11 ?

That is correct, it is the Swift Air based in the US, should have clarified that! They currently operate a few 737s and supposedly have 757s on property as well!



ETOPS: Engines Turning or Passengers Swimming
User currently offlinemetjetCEO From United States of America, joined Jun 2007, 412 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (2 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 5205 times:

I believe they were doing 767-200 flights for EZ Jet http://www.ezjetair.com/ too.

User currently offlineFWAERJ From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 3751 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (2 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 5159 times:

Wasn't Swift Air one of Direct Air's public charter suppliers?


"Did he really need the triple bypass? Or was it the miles?"
User currently offlinecbphoto From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1555 posts, RR: 5
Reply 6, posted (2 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4994 times:

Quoting FWAERJ (Reply 5):
Wasn't Swift Air one of Direct Air's public charter suppliers?

Indeed, and if I am not mistaken they are owned by the same parent company!



ETOPS: Engines Turning or Passengers Swimming
User currently offlinesunking737 From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 2045 posts, RR: 8
Reply 7, posted (2 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 4798 times:

Quoting cbphoto (Reply 6):
Indeed, and if I am not mistaken they are owned by the same parent company!

I think Swift owner invested in Direct Air. Someone tapped the escrow accounts of Direct Air, when bills came due ZERO money in the bank. Last I heard Officials (founders) of Direct Air could not be found.



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User currently offlineouboy79 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 4599 posts, RR: 22
Reply 8, posted (2 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 4780 times:

Anyone wanna buy a certificate ones it goes Chapter 7? :-P

User currently offlineYVRLTN From Canada, joined Oct 2006, 2466 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (2 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 4626 times:

Are these the guys that picked up a lot of the NHL flying using 734's?


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User currently offlineatcsundevil From United States of America, joined Mar 2010, 1205 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (2 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 4609 times:

Quoting metjetCEO (Reply 4):
I believe they were doing 767-200 flights for EZ Jet

They have a 762 parked on their ramp fairly often at PHX.


It was bound to come to this for them. My guess is poor management. I recall them running into some issues with the FAA over maintenance/mechanics. Hopefully this gives them the opportunity to regroup and get it together.


User currently offlineBMI727 From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 15744 posts, RR: 27
Reply 11, posted (2 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 4609 times:

Quoting YVRLTN (Reply 9):
Are these the guys that picked up a lot of the NHL flying using 734's?

I believe so. The Blackhawks will have to find someone else next year.



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User currently offline71Zulu From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3081 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (2 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 4589 times:

Quoting YVRLTN (Reply 9):
Are these the guys that picked up a lot of the NHL flying using 734's?

I believe they were only flying 4 NHL teams, Avalanche, Blackhawks, Capitals & Predators.
Also have been flying Roger Waters on his latest tour.



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User currently offlineFWAERJ From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 3751 posts, RR: 2
Reply 13, posted (2 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 4231 times:

Quoting BMI727 (Reply 11):
The Blackhawks will have to find someone else next year.

I guess it's back to UA being "proud to fly the Blackhawks".

[Edited 2012-06-30 12:52:53]


"Did he really need the triple bypass? Or was it the miles?"
User currently offlineItalianFlyer From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 1099 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (2 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 4218 times:

Quoting ouboy79 (Reply 8):
Anyone wanna buy a certificate ones it goes Chapter 7? :-P

PeoplExpress 2.0 maybe?? :P


User currently offlinebeeweel15 From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 1753 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (2 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 3925 times:

Quoting metjetCEO (Reply 4):
I believe they were doing 767-200 flights for EZ Jet http://www.ezjetair.com/ too.

From what I have heard those flight are doing well and they will be increasing shortly.


User currently offline71Zulu From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3081 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (2 years 2 months 2 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 3745 times:

EZjet B762 flights

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/S...0/history/20120701/0245Z/KJFK/SYCJ

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/S...1/history/20120701/1205Z/SYCJ/KJFK

They only fly to GEO?



The good old days: Delta L-1011s at MSY
User currently offlineGiancavia From Vatican City, joined Feb 2010, 1363 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (2 years 2 months 2 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3421 times:

They ran a 767 out of LTN on a couple of flights to Iraq/Afghanistan a few years back, All white..

User currently offlinemetjetCEO From United States of America, joined Jun 2007, 412 posts, RR: 1
Reply 18, posted (2 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 3310 times:

Quoting 71Zulu (Reply 16):
They only fly to GEO?

They also use SY to Trinidad out of JKF.


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