LATAM Group files Plan of Reorganization with support of key stakeholders
https://www.latam.com/en_us/press-room/ ... anization/
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...Jump to post
Seems they keep trying for a relacunch. New management team.
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FE_Cvp9XIBA ... me=900x900
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
flyguy1 wrote:Nice to see! Will this be a year round flight, or only around the Xmas holidays like years past? Operating for DHL?
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...Jump to post
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
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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/
Delta-ITA applied for blanket worldwide reciprocal codesharing authority.
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...Jump to post
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.
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
Vietnam approved the KE/OZ takeover.
Its a tiny market.
Per Cobus fact sheet, in 38 years, they have manufactured mere 4,550 buses!
Not many other companies will dedicate resources to chasing such a small global market.
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
A map posted by AA to help visualize how its partnerships help densify its network
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FD2DvaaX0Ao ... ame=medium
Avianca Holdings has completed the sale and leaseback of its 6 A330-200Fs with Castlelake.
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-release ... 17486.html
Pulling plug on EWR and IAD in Q1. Airline cites high airport costs as the reason.
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...Jump to post
At today's Baird conference Robert Isom had the following chart of how traffic recovery is stacking up
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FD2BMvcWQA4 ... name=large
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...Jump to post
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/
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
MIflyer12 wrote:$15 Billion buys a lot more than a few laptops.
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.
AKKA Technologies will reconfigure 2 TK A330-300s into passenger freighters. Conversion will take 4 weeks and aircraft redelivered following EASA certification.
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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/
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
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/
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
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...Jump to post
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/
Stock market filing that TK will launch service to Detroit and Seattle.
https://investor.turkishairlines.com/en ... nouncement
Court confirms reorganization plan.
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-release ... 14708.html
Hope to exit court protection by end of year.
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...Jump to post
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