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by LAXintl
Sat Nov 27, 2021 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 454
Views: 108794

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

https://www.latam.com/en_us/press-room/ ... anization/
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LATAM Group files Plan of Reorganization with support of key stakeholders

https://www.latam.com/en_us/press-room/ ... anization/

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by LAXintl
Thu Nov 25, 2021 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2021
Replies: 91
Views: 12389

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2021

Turkish Aerospace Industries opens an engineering and design center in Malaysia to collaborate on defence and aviation project. http://www.orientaviation.com/articles/7009/turkish-aerospace-industries-expands-global-reach-with-first-southeast-asian-engineering-office https://cdnuploads.aa.com.tr/upl...

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by LAXintl
Thu Nov 25, 2021 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2021
Replies: 91
Views: 12389

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2021

MNG previously provided the capacity for UPS on the Cologne-Istanbul sector. Starting Nov 1st, UPS added its own capacity. This goes hand in hand with UPS opening a new facility at IST also. https://i.dunya.com/storage/files/images/2021/11/01/23424111-g8nr.jpg https://i.dunya.com/storage/files/image...

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by LAXintl
Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 1766
Views: 343475

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021

David Neeleman was interviewed on this weeks Airline Confidential. A few tidbits; > Basic premise of the Breeze model is to connect markets that generally don't have nonstop competition.Ryanair started connecting a bunch of small markets together which had everyone wondering, but those have proven t...

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 24, 2021 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2021
Replies: 91
Views: 12389

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2021

flyguy1 wrote:
Nice to see! Will this be a year round flight, or only around the Xmas holidays like years past? Operating for DHL?


Supposed to be regular ongoing. MNG had been flying the route on adhoc basis on/off since 2018 but now formally a scheduled flight.

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 24, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2021
Replies: 91
Views: 12389

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2021

They've never had announced DTW until now. It was only mentioned as a possible new destination, same as LAS and MCO. WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb 9, 2011 (TUR) -- Director General of Turkey's national air carrier Turkish Airlines, or THY, Temel Kotil said Wednesday that following flights to Los Angeles in...

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 24, 2021 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Amendment Agreement for IAG's Acquisition of Air Europa
Replies: 462
Views: 96939

Re: Updated: Amendment Agreement for IAG's Acquisition of Air Europa

https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news ... air-europa
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UK competition regulator opened an investigation into whether the planned takeover of Spain’s Air Europa by IAG would hinder competition.

https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news ... air-europa

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 24, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2021
Replies: 91
Views: 12389

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2021

MNG launched 3x weekly CGN-JFK service https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FE431qTWUAkhOuX?format=jpg&name=4096x4096 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FE431qTWUAkhOuX?format=jpg&name=4096x4096 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FE431qTXsA0VJlf?format=jpg&name=4096x4096 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FE431qTXsA0...

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by LAXintl
Sat Nov 20, 2021 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 2294
Views: 313501

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

I see the approach to travel by companies is changing. Believe many businesses have proven they can manage so much remotely that the need for on-site/in-person meetings will be the exception, not the rule. The bar to clear for business travel will be higher. Also looking back one realizes how much o...

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by LAXintl
Sat Nov 20, 2021 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flypop secures A330 leases for start-up.
Replies: 52
Views: 12827

Re: Flypop secures A330 leases for start-up.

https://aircargoworld.com/news/carriers ... y-flights/

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Flypop using frame with passengers seats take out for cargo only flights as the passenger flying is on pause.

https://aircargoworld.com/news/carriers ... y-flights/

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by LAXintl
Fri Nov 19, 2021 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 2036
Views: 493368

Re: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread

Delta-ITA applied for blanket worldwide reciprocal codesharing authority.

OST-2021-0147

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by LAXintl
Fri Nov 19, 2021 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2707
Views: 386462

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

French CGM CMA to acquire 4 A350F. Be quite a mixed fleet. A330, B777 due in 2022 and now the A350 freighters. https://www.cma-cgm.com/news/3963/airfreight-ordering-of-4-airbus-a350f-a-new-generation-of-aircraft-to-accelerate-the-development-of-cma-cgm-air-cargo https://www.cma-cgm.com/static/News/I...

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 17, 2021 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news thread - 2021
Replies: 80
Views: 10054

Re: French routes news thread - 2021

Paris-LAX also had Norwegian offering flights.

Its indeed a big market - in 2019 with almost 2,000 O&D passengers daily.

French Bee should be fine (pandemic restrictions aside) as there is definitely strong seasonal tourism demand to support the flights.

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 17, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EquAir, new Ecuadorian airline with 737s
Replies: 8
Views: 2683

Re: EquAir, new Ecuadorian airline with 737s

I saw the press release.

Wonder if this is related to the previously announced Ecuatoriana relaunch under a new brand name? Kinda crazy otherwise to think these guys will be flying in 30-days.

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 17, 2021 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2021
Replies: 91
Views: 12389

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2021

TSI seats have been sold globally (India, Russia, Germany, Saudi, Israel, etc) and are EASA and FAA certified for use on A320, A330, B737, B777 and B787 family aircraft. Since 2019 they are even one the few standard furnishings suppliers options Airbus uses. They offer several models of economy seat...

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by LAXintl
Tue Nov 16, 2021 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2707
Views: 386462

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Atlas deepened relations with Cainiao, the logistics arm of e-commerce giant Alibaba by adding a 5th aircraft to the lease. Cainiao will use the frame to increase its service to Latin America and now be able to offer a daily link to Brazil and Chile. https://ajot.com/news/atlas-air-teams-up-with-cai...

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by LAXintl
Tue Nov 16, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Canadian ULCC startup - Lynx Air
Replies: 44
Views: 5918

Another Canadian ULCC startup - Lynx Air

Calgary based Lynx Air is Canada's latest ULCC planning to utilize Boeing 737MAX with orders and lease commitments for 46 frames with the first 3 arriving in early 2022. press release https://newsroom.aviator.aero/lynx-air-to-launch-as-canadas-newest-airline/ video https://www.dropbox.com/s/y436ba74...

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by LAXintl
Mon Nov 15, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cobus - bus from terminal to aircraft
Replies: 34
Views: 4902

Re: Cobus - bus from terminal to aircraft

https://www.cobus-industries.de/company/

Not many other companies will dedicate resources to chasing such a small global market.
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Its a tiny market.

Per Cobus fact sheet, in 38 years, they have manufactured mere 4,550 buses!

https://www.cobus-industries.de/company/

Not many other companies will dedicate resources to chasing such a small global market.

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by LAXintl
Fri Nov 12, 2021 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: JAL longhaul LCC ZIPAIR discussion
Replies: 284
Views: 51702

Re: Updated: JAL longhaul LCC ZIPAIR discussion

Schedule is:

TuThSa NRT-LAX 1445-0740
TuThSa LAX-NRT 0940-1425+1

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by LAXintl
Fri Nov 12, 2021 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 303
Views: 28778

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2021

Looks like Q1 capacity will be scaled back from original plan “We’re still working through what we think Q1 should look like,” senior VP-commercial Daniel Shurz told analysts. “We think it's probably up to about 10% lower capacity than what we had originally planned … We think there'll be a sustaine...

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by LAXintl
Thu Nov 11, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion
Replies: 642
Views: 124105

Re: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion

All that capacity AA dumped in the market in 2021 did not dilute yields. AA did quite good, and actually led their peers! Posted at yesterday's Baird investors conference. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FD2C6rpXEAci0AP?format=jpg&name=900x900 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FD2C6rpXEAci0AP?format=jpg&a...

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by LAXintl
Thu Nov 11, 2021 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2956
Views: 466381

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

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A map posted by AA to help visualize how its partnerships help densify its network

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by LAXintl
Thu Nov 11, 2021 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11
Replies: 162
Views: 29917

Re: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-release ... 17486.html
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Avianca Holdings has completed the sale and leaseback of its 6 A330-200Fs with Castlelake.

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-release ... 17486.html

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by LAXintl
Thu Nov 11, 2021 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 303
Views: 28778

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2021

https://simpleflying.com/frontier-dulles-newark-end/
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Pulling plug on EWR and IAD in Q1. Airline cites high airport costs as the reason.

https://simpleflying.com/frontier-dulles-newark-end/

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by LAXintl
Thu Nov 11, 2021 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 1268
Views: 183886

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q4 2021

Wow... I wonder how big the former CO facilities were? The former CO complex on World Way total 1.4mil sq feet. which is made up of 5 hangars, along with shops/office/warehouse space. The facility was the one-time headquarters of CO and had attached (now demolished) office building, training center...

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by LAXintl
Thu Nov 11, 2021 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2021
Replies: 91
Views: 12389

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2021

Turkey since 2013 has been seeking expansion of traffic rights to India.
TK has publicly stated they seek to double their DEL+BOM services along with entering 4 new India markets should opportunity allow.

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 10, 2021 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2956
Views: 466381

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

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At today's Baird conference Robert Isom had the following chart of how traffic recovery is stacking up

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 10, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 1268
Views: 183886

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q4 2021

Ribbon cutting on new LAX hangar complex. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FDx7W5zVcAAln6s?format=jpg&name=small https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FDx7W5zVcAAln6s?format=jpg&name=medium https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FDx7W7wVIAIMugz?format=jpg&name=small https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FDx7W7wVIAIMugz?for...

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 10, 2021 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL Network And Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 26304

Re: DHL Network And Fleet Thread - 2021

https://www.aviationbusinessnews.com/ca ... o-airline/

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DHL Air Austria plans a fleet of 18 Boeing 757 aircraft with 3 in service by early 2022.

https://www.aviationbusinessnews.com/ca ... o-airline/

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 10, 2021 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 452
Views: 56664

Re: Qatar Airways News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Qatar Airways and China Southern signed a MOU expanding their existing codeshares, and outlining greater benefits such as reciprical lounge access and enhanced frequent flyer cooperation. QR will also move its Beijing ops from PEK to Daxing International. https://www.qatarairways.com/en/press-releas...

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by LAXintl
Tue Nov 09, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q4 2021
Replies: 48
Views: 5398

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q4 2021

UK airports and airlines are asking the government reinstate the 80:20 “Use it or Lose It” airport slot rules. A coalition of airlines and airports have urged UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps to reinstate the rules. https://www.ttgmedia.com/news/make-airlines-use-all-their-slots-next-summer-shapp...

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by LAXintl
Tue Nov 09, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2707
Views: 386462

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

A little more detail about ATSG A330 plans announced earlier in the year. During their Q3 earnings call state, they aim to convert 20 A330s with the first customer deployment in early 2024. Also on call was mentioned CAM has already purchased its first A321 frame and intends to use PEMCO's facilitie...

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by LAXintl
Sun Nov 07, 2021 6:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AAdvantage Loyalty Program Changes
Replies: 35
Views: 2016

Re: AAdvantage Loyalty Program Changes

Its been well proven, the more engaged you can get customers, the higher becomes their retention and loyalty. The lure of loyalty programs plays on behavioral science. By allowing people to engage ever more deeply into AAdvantage portfolio and now leverage valuable credit card and partner spend as p...

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by LAXintl
Sun Nov 07, 2021 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Infrastructure Bill - Airports
Replies: 19
Views: 2454

Re: Infrastructure Bill - Airports

MIflyer12 wrote:
$15 Billion buys a lot more than a few laptops.


$15bil for the next 8-years for U.S airports is a really tiny drop in the bucket for massive nation like the U.S.

For cost comparison, building merely two parking structures along with the automated people mover at LAX comes in at $5.5 billion.

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by LAXintl
Sun Nov 07, 2021 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Freighters into German cities
Replies: 4
Views: 1480

Re: Freighters into German cities

Not sure about these specific the flights OPer is asking about, but this week I saw this advisory by one of my clients.

Heavy strain on AMS and FRA ground handling terminals. No notable improvement at FRA for import cargo. Building in extra lead time into FRA, or use other German hubs if important.

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by LAXintl
Fri Nov 05, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2021
Replies: 91
Views: 12389

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2021

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AKKA Technologies will reconfigure 2 TK A330-300s into passenger freighters. Conversion will take 4 weeks and aircraft redelivered following EASA certification.

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by LAXintl
Fri Nov 05, 2021 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Startup plans to electrify BAe146 plane
Replies: 27
Views: 5436

Startup plans to electrify BAe146 plane

U.S. startup Wright Electrical says it plans to retrofit electric motors onto BAe-146 regional jets. Wright says the planes would offer a 460-mile range and could be certified by 2027. The 4 engine BAe 146 offers an ideal platform to test electric motors, with single engine flight testing begining i...

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by LAXintl
Thu Nov 04, 2021 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2021
Replies: 91
Views: 12389

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2021

Why are TK and so many airlines hesitant to fly TATL to Phoenix? Phoenix is huge, still rapidly growing, and quite far from Eg LAX. I travel to PHX frequently and it always entails either a terrible US connection or a 6-9 hrs drive from LAX. Surely TK or LH etc would be able to fill planes from the...

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by LAXintl
Thu Nov 04, 2021 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q4 2021
Replies: 48
Views: 5398

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q4 2021

https://corona.health.gov.il/en/directi ... tab=by-air
https://www.timesofisrael.com/how-vacci ... ull-guide/
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Due to waning vaccine immunity, Isreal will only consider arrivals vaccinated if has been completed within last 180-days.

https://corona.health.gov.il/en/directi ... tab=by-air
https://www.timesofisrael.com/how-vacci ... ull-guide/

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by LAXintl
Thu Nov 04, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates
Replies: 302
Views: 34278

Re: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/04/america ... dline.html
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American Airlines delays employee vaccine mandate deadline until 2022 after government moves deadline for federal contractors.

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/04/america ... dline.html

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by LAXintl
Thu Nov 04, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11
Replies: 162
Views: 29917

Re: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11

https://wsau.com/2021/11/03/colombias-a ... d-kingdom/
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With Avianca Holdings moving its domicile to the UK, its stock will no longer be traded on the Colombian stock exchange. The UK-based entity will be known as Avianca Group International.

https://wsau.com/2021/11/03/colombias-a ... d-kingdom/

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 03, 2021 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2707
Views: 386462

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

https://boeing.mediaroom.com/news-relea ... tem=130955
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ATSG placed an order with Boeing for 4 767-300BCF. Makes ATSG first direct order from Boeing.

https://boeing.mediaroom.com/news-relea ... tem=130955

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 03, 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2021
Replies: 91
Views: 12389

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2021

As expected :) Just incredible, that would be 14 total destinations in the USA. Congratulations TK. As I have said in the past, not a whole lot of places left in the US for TK to expand. Seriously, after Denver, Seattle and Detroit, what is left? Orlando, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Charlotte. MCO has been...

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 03, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2707
Views: 386462

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

https://www.atlasairworldwide.com/2021/ ... r-results/
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Atlas purchasing another 3 747-400F off lease. Adds to 8 others they purchased at the end of lease terms in the last year.

Reported as part of record Q3 earnings lreased today
https://www.atlasairworldwide.com/2021/ ... r-results/

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by LAXintl
Wed Nov 03, 2021 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2021
Replies: 91
Views: 12389

Re: Turkish Aviation November 2021

https://investor.turkishairlines.com/en ... nouncement
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Stock market filing that TK will launch service to Detroit and Seattle.

https://investor.turkishairlines.com/en ... nouncement

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by LAXintl
Tue Nov 02, 2021 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11
Replies: 162
Views: 29917

Re: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-release ... 14708.html

Hope to exit court protection by end of year.
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Court confirms reorganization plan.

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-release ... 14708.html

Hope to exit court protection by end of year.

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by LAXintl
Tue Nov 02, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Maersk Orders Two Boeing 777 Freighters
Replies: 18
Views: 4583

Maersk Orders Two Boeing 777 Freighters

The Denmark based logistics and shipping company Maersk ordered two 777 Freighters. The aircraft will be operated by Star Air, Maersk's in-house aircraft operator. Boeing press release: https://boeing.mediaroom.com/2021-11-02-A-P-Moller-Maersk-Orders-Two-Boeing-777-Freighters https://www.ifn.news/wp...

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by LAXintl
Mon Nov 01, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNA Group enters bankruptcy restructuring
Replies: 68
Views: 19340

Re: HNA Group enters bankruptcy restructuring

https://www.flightglobal.com/strategy/h ... 79.article
https://news.yahoo.com/hnas-170-bn-rest ... 37906.html
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Court approves Hainan Airlines Holdings restructuring plan.

https://www.flightglobal.com/strategy/h ... 79.article
https://news.yahoo.com/hnas-170-bn-rest ... 37906.html

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