I am not sure I see the point here. Regardless if a company has publicly available stocks, every company has a shareholder, be it the general public, investment groups, or government organizations. Per ICAO few years back something like 60% of the globes airlines have some form of government partici...Jump to post
This is being well discussed in the existing AZ restructuring thread
What engine thrust are they planning. More MTOW but low thrust seems to be an issue/risk no?
Can 33k lift the new higher MTOW from a normal Ry?
LH Group still interested https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ge-results/ge-beats-on-eps-but-trims-cash-flow-target-shares-fall-idUSKBN1KA1A4 Italian transport minister says they desire to keep 51% of airline in Italian hands but outside investors for remaining OK. LH expects further talks with the g...Jump to post
LAXintl wrote:A340-300 - $3.6 - 14.5M, $110-275,000
With something like 30 frames stored, and 50+ scrapped doubt it has much value ultimately.
Air Tahiti Nui has made a move into the helicopter business to fill a void left when another operator closed down. A fleet of Airbus AS350 B2 single-engine and H135 twin-engine choppers now bears the Tahiti Nui livery after the airline formed a joint venture with French-Swiss helicopter company HBG....Jump to post
EuroControl Advisory EBBU ACC FDPS Failure The FDPS remains unstable, but recovering slowly. As a result all EBBU FIR is working at half capacity until 20h00 utc. The North / West combined and East combined sectors are currently regulated at rate 20/60 (20 aircraft per hour).NMOC will advise of any ...Jump to post
Yes the generational shift in models certainly must depress older types in the market once they arrive in sufficient quantities.
Also for curiosity any value on A340s? Just wondering what TN will get out of their frames once 787s arrive later this year. Suppose only scrap value.
TK announced its first flights at the new airport for Oct 31st. First 3 departures with appropriate symbolism will be flown to Ankara, Turkish Northern Cyprus and Azerbaijan. https://www.dailysabah.com/tourism/2018/07/14/turkish-airlines-to-make-first-flights-from-istanbul-new-airport-to-turkish-cyp...Jump to post
No more China or even Far East members please. Lets fill out the map with quality members in other regions instead.Jump to post
Turkish Airlines adding tenth daily flight from Tel Aviv
https://en.globes.co.il/en/article-turk ... 1001245958
TLV is like a domestic service for TK.
L Why would pax originating in SCL, LIM or UIO choose to fly via CCS when they have multiple options to get to main destinations in ME/Asia on 2 stops and some of them even on 1-stop? Same reason, for example, clients buy tickets on TK from EZE even though the plane stops in GRU before proceeding t...Jump to post
Air France to transfer its Paris CDG – St Maarten service, effective 04 August 2018 till October 27 to Joon. http://www.air-journal.fr/2018-07-12-joon-recupere-le-paris-saint-martin-dair-france-5201615.html Who will operate route for winter 2018 season not yet clarified. (still shows core AF service...Jump to post
Expanding in South America is a priority for TK per its CEO last month
https://airlinegeeks.com/2018/07/03/tur ... to-expand/
In true democratic spirit, President Erdogan has appointed his son-in-law as finance minister.... of 80 million inhabitans, he was the best qualified for the job.. , what are the oddd for that? . Mr.Albayrak is not some random person picked out of thin air.. He does have business and finance backgr...Jump to post
Macau flight prospects should benefit with the new Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau bridge that will allow consumers to more easily choose using MFM airport.
stylo777 wrote:I don't believe any route can be profitable at all.
Both Air France and KLM are terminating their Tehran flights. Back in May, Air France has stated Tehran would be a summer only route, but now KLM also has pulled the plug including for summer 2019 season schedule also removed. Per French media the new economic sanctions placed on Iran make the servi...Jump to post
Seems like OS does not have a clue if they are coming or going in the longhaul arena.
This year they also resumed service to Tokyo - 5x weekly.
As OPer indicates NOU is linked to Paris via the long-established AF/SB partnership which transports 120,000 passengers annually via Japan. Also lets not forget political realities. French Polynesia is an overseas collectivity for France and very much connected to France politically and economically...Jump to post
Honestly, the more they cut and shrink the network, the more its likely to fail. They don't have a realistic plan 1) The hub works on connecting passengers from various parts of the world. I get it some of the destinations may not be working for them, but if they are cutting places like Dhaka, whic...Jump to post
Gulf Air management has confirmed that they will not take the 10 C-Series orders they placed in 2011. "I can confirm that we will not take her into our fleet fleet. We'll take the last necessary precautions with Bombardier." Gulf Air instead is set to build its the short- and medium-haul f...Jump to post
Etihad Airways new CEO Tony Douglas laid out carriers restructuring plan. > Business divided into seven divisions > Staff adjustments > Network reanalyzed > Review fleet needs > Product changes (premium economy coming) Story and 19-minute video interview with CEO https://www.bloomberg.com/news/artic...Jump to post
Happy July everyone. I saw news that Pegasus will open a "sub-hub" (does that mean a focus city?) in Ankara to service Anatolia ethnic traffic - the large flow of migrant labor to/from Europe that routes via Ankara. As article states, Ankara demand will be largely split between Anadolujet ...Jump to post
You guys ever figure out where Andrew Levy went?
KLM growth is limited by AMS slot issues and airport at its maximum yearly movements.
At AF staff consultation last month it was mentioned groups primary hub growth opportunity was at CDG atleast for the next 3 years until Netherlands clarifies future of AMS restrictions.
It seems this news is largely old and already known. Back in April the CEO stated due prolonged sales slump of bikes in the US (down 12 percent in 2017) it was closing a plant in Missouri and instead built one in Thailand to serve that regions boom. It appears now this Thai plant will produce units ...Jump to post
Congrats to all Turks. What an impressive display of democracy in action with 87 percent turn out and 7 parties vying for seats. For the presidential selection its clear the majority supported stability and continuety and not going back to the bad old days of Turkish coalition politics where leaders...Jump to post
Out of curiosity do you have counts for CDGLAX? If I recall correctly that is the second largest US market from France.Jump to post
While we agree Hong Kong was likely a terrible performer for Delta, I am not sure routing via ICN is the best outcome for customers, especially those in non-US gateways looking to get to Hong Kong. The via ICN routing creates an second additional connection stop, when there are so many US-HKG nonsto...Jump to post
Thank you for posting. Across Atlantic, it really shows the dominance of links to London from the US. For Latin interesting to see only two routes from MIA. Was always under impression Miami was US hub for Latin America flying especially with the benefit of AA hub feed. Also for Pacific impressive l...Jump to post
First non-test aircraft planned to land at the airport will be on Thursday when President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is scheduled to make visit to new airport.
https://www.dailysabah.com/business/201 ... t-tomorrow
Will he be in his A330?
AFKL board on Thursday has presented new proposal to the Air France Central Works Council in order to respond to the concerns expressed by employees. The inter-union council however has decided to maintain strike plans for 23-26 June saying parties were scheduled to meet again on Monday. http://www....Jump to post
Its the coallition of 10 unions
(more details in French)
http://www.air-journal.fr/2018-06-09-ai ... 99994.html
Next set of strikes announced - 4days commencing June 23.
http://www.france24.com/en/20180609-air ... e-end-june
Also reports that interim non-executive chairperson will meet with unions next week and present a new offer aimed at ending the dispute.
CA A330 arrived FNJ also. Media says part of preparations to move N. Korean delegation to Singapore.
I saw nice photo of runways complete
Apparently, EASA calibration flights have been completed and runways are usable.
http://www.kokpit.aero//image/data/3.%2 ... ndir-2.jpg
Should a taxpayer pay to save a private Company? Seems right to you? Personally, I would have no problem. A national airline can very much be a key component of a nation's infrastructure and be a utility. Matter of fact I think the problem goes back to AZ being privatized to begin with. Should have...Jump to post