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by LAXintl
Mon Jul 26, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: FAA downgrades Mexico’s Safety Rating to CAT 2
Replies: 37
Views: 9522

Re: Updated: FAA downgrades Mexico’s Safety Rating to CAT 2

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FAA will assign a group of specialists to work with their Mexican counterparts and provide the necessary technical assistance to help Mexico meet the ICAO standards.

https://aerolatinnews.com/destacado/fir ... on-la-faa/

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by LAXintl
Sat Jul 24, 2021 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Expressjet relaunch as independent carrier?
Replies: 98
Views: 18683

Re: Expressjet relaunch as independent carrier?

DOT issued ExpressJet Airlines tentative show cause order finding the company is fit and authorizes them to conduct interstate air transportation of persons, property, and mail as a US certificated air carrier. Per their application they intend to utilize 10 leased EMB145 jets during the first year....

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by LAXintl
Tue Jul 20, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Surf Air orders 100 hybrid electric Cessna Caravans
Replies: 6
Views: 2082

Surf Air orders 100 hybrid electric Cessna Caravans

Textron announced Surf Air Mobility signed a purchase agreement for 100 Cessna Grand Caravan EX featuring hybrid electric propulsion technology with options for 50 more. Deliveries commence Q2 2022 https://d21buns5ku92am.cloudfront.net/69280/images/397356-Hybrid%20electric%20Grand%20Caravan-ea29ca-o...

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by LAXintl
Thu Jul 15, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1699
Views: 404747

Re: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread

EU reached deal with Italy and approved the launch of ITA https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/italy-reaches-deal-with-eu-launch-alitalias-successor-2021-07-15/ "The statement said Alitalia would stop operating on Oct. 15 and that all passengers holding Alitalia tickets to travel ...

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by LAXintl
Thu Jul 15, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11
Replies: 178
Views: 46004

Re: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11

Delta's plan to acquire some debt of Aeroméxico has created some doubts and could require further antitrust and other regulatory review. https://www.lapoliticaonline.com.mx/nota/137316-en-medio-del-rescate-a-aeromexico-cofece-define-si-continuara-la-alianza-con-delta/ Separately a group of unidentif...

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by LAXintl
Wed Jul 14, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 353
Views: 82056

Re: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2021

Lufthansa targets 60-70% of pre-pandemic passenger numbers volume by year-end. The airline and its subsidiaries are using 520 aircraft, compared with roughly 800 before the crisis. https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/lufthansa-targets-60-70-pre-pandemic-passenger-numbers-by-year-end-2...

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by LAXintl
Wed Jul 14, 2021 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta reports Q2 2021 Financial Results
Replies: 37
Views: 5735

Re: Delta reports Q2 2021 Financial Results

Remove the government band-aid, the industry is still highly unprofitable. Imo don't fall for the facade as these profits are only profits when someone else pays 2/3 of your single largest expense line item. The real test will be into winter, when bearing any additional government cheese, the indust...

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by LAXintl
Mon Jul 12, 2021 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021
Replies: 15
Views: 1641

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021

Thai AirAsia has suspended all domestic flights from 12-31 July 2021 due to new health and travel restrictions. Thai government also imposed ban on flights from 9pm-4am due curfews in Bangkok and 4 other provinces. https://www.bangkokpost.com/business/2146591/thai-airasia-suspends-local-flights-from...

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by LAXintl
Mon Jul 12, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air makes bid for Asiana
Replies: 239
Views: 51306

Re: Korean Air makes bid for Asiana

The reported cost to acquire OZ will be 2.4 trillion won (US$2.1 billion), about US$524 million more than originally estimated. The post-merger integration process, particularly IT integration will absorb most of the added budget. http://www.orientaviation.com/articles/6091/south-korea-mp-says-korea...

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by LAXintl
Mon Jul 12, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 47
Views: 7016

Re: Interjet News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Seems Senor Aleman is not in Mexico having departed from Toluca airport. Mexican media believes that his family is in the United States. Also coming out that Interjet has debts in excess of 3,000 million pesos (~ US$150 million dollars) to various Mexican government agencies. https://www.latimes.com...

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by LAXintl
Fri Jul 09, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11
Replies: 91
Views: 22203

Re: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11

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AV returning 11 ATR-72 as part of the bankruptcy. Aircraft available for remarking starting Q4

https://blueberryaviation.com/blueberry ... -aircraft/

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by LAXintl
Fri Jul 09, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines US Expansion
Replies: 68
Views: 12157

Re: Flair Airlines US Expansion

Here is the news story about AS YVR-SNA and CBP requirements at the U.S. end. Orange County-Vancouver Nonstops will not resume at this time Posted May 15, 2002 Alaska Airlines will not be flying nonstop this summer between Vancouver and Orange County. U.S. Customs officials, after reviewing the airl...

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by LAXintl
Fri Jul 09, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 47
Views: 7016

Re: Interjet News and Discussion Thread - 2021

https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/arrest ... jet-chief/
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Arrest warrant issued for Interjet owner Miguel Aleman Magnani for tax fraud

https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/arrest ... jet-chief/

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by LAXintl
Thu Jul 08, 2021 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines US Expansion
Replies: 68
Views: 12157

Re: Flair Airlines US Expansion

Good luck on Burbank. Could be the same fiasco as with Alaska during their planned YVR-SNA with the aircraft taking off and realizing the airport cant handle international arrivals. Even with pre-clearance, airports need a plan to hold and segregate international arrivals incase rescreening is requi...

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by LAXintl
Thu Jul 08, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021
Replies: 15
Views: 1641

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021

With the state of emergency extended in Tokyo region until August 22, JAL will cancel additional 4000+ domestic flights between July 17 - Aug 16. http://www.orientaviation.com/articles/6078/japan-airlines-announces-deeper-cuts-in-its-domestic-network (related, today Japan announced that there would ...

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by LAXintl
Thu Jul 08, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1699
Views: 404747

Re: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread

https://www.lagenziadiviaggi.it/ita-e-l ... ssunzioni/

Says looking at October takeoff.
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ITA – Italia Trasporto Aereo obtained its AOC.

https://www.lagenziadiviaggi.it/ita-e-l ... ssunzioni/

Says looking at October takeoff.

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by LAXintl
Thu Jul 08, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021
Replies: 15
Views: 1641

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021

https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-paci ... 021-07-07/
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Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City impose Covid lockdowns including suspension of flights to/from 10 domestic cities.

https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-paci ... 021-07-07/

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by LAXintl
Thu Jul 08, 2021 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 78561

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021

AA has not been sleeping at ORD. They are actually continuing building out the hub as they refocus their overall hub strategy which started pre-pandemic. As Vasu Raja explained they are doing several things in Chicago, including the growth of midwest heartland network, offering nothing smaller than ...

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by LAXintl
Wed Jul 07, 2021 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 386
Views: 78561

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021

Bit update on PW 777s from last weeks townhall.

Q. What is the latest on the Pratt & Whitney powered 777s?
A. We are still moving toward a technical solution with Boeing, Pratt and the FAA to return the PW 777 airplanes to service as soon as possible. Progress is slow but steady.

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by LAXintl
Wed Jul 07, 2021 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2021
Replies: 83
Views: 10953

Re: Turkish Aviation July 2021

https://www.istairport.com/en/passenger ... de/spotter

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Some more info about the spotting location at IST.

https://www.istairport.com/en/passenger ... de/spotter

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSjMzUlCL5M

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by LAXintl
Mon Jul 05, 2021 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2021
Replies: 119
Views: 21429

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2021

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... on-rebound
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Sydney Airport received a A$22.3 billion ($17 billion) takeover offer from a group of investors. Price offer reflects a 42% premium over Friday stock close price.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... on-rebound

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by LAXintl
Mon Jul 05, 2021 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 421
Views: 97188

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

LATAM asked for court to authorization for sale of 9 767-300 frames - c/n 40592, 41746, 41748, 41995, 41996, 41997, 42213, 41993 and 41994 to Jetran.

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by LAXintl
Sat Jul 03, 2021 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Changi Airport 40 years old: Rare images from the planning and early years
Replies: 38
Views: 9703

Re: Changi Airport 40 years old: Rare images from the planning and early years

I have done work with CAAS (Civil Aviation Authority Singapore) and several years back an old-timer told me that Changi terminal functionality was built on Amsterdam experience and design concept. Key requirements for the terminal was around transit passenger flows and AMS was viewed as best in clas...

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by LAXintl
Fri Jul 02, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11
Replies: 178
Views: 46004

Re: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11

https://simpleflying.com/delta-aero-mex ... -purchase/
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Delta announced it will exercise its option to purchase a portion of Aeromexico’s DIP Financing commitments. In total, it intends to spend US$185 million plus interest

https://simpleflying.com/delta-aero-mex ... -purchase/

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by LAXintl
Fri Jul 02, 2021 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021
Replies: 15
Views: 1641

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021

Australia is reducing overseas passenger arrival caps by 50% in response to the growing threat of COVID-19's Delta strain. https://www.executivetraveller.com/news/australia-to-slash-overseas-passenger-arrival-caps-by-50 International arrivals will be limited to just over 3,000 passengers per week un...

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by LAXintl
Thu Jul 01, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 335
Views: 40943

Re: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021

Spirit Airlines issued a warrant to the US Treasury to purchase 80,539 shares of the company’s common stock as part of PSP3 program. The Warrant may be exercised at an exercise price of US$36.45 at any time prior to the fifth anniversary of its issuance. SEC filings https://d18rn0p25nwr6d.cloudfront...

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by LAXintl
Thu Jul 01, 2021 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greater Bay Airlines (GBA) News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 13
Views: 3475

Re: Greater Bay Airlines (GBA) News and Discussion Thread - 2021

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We seem to have a livery for GBA. Rather dull.

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by LAXintl
Thu Jul 01, 2021 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1579
Views: 329433

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

Rebuilding of SFO will be largely driven by corporate client demand per Ankit Gupta VP domestic network planning when asked at townhall. With so many Bay Area employers having so enthusiastically adopted work from home model combined with all the Asia-Pacific border closures (and China politics), SF...

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by LAXintl
Thu Jul 01, 2021 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air makes bid for Asiana
Replies: 239
Views: 51306

Re: Korean Air makes bid for Asiana

After a 3-month review, the Korean Development Bank (KDB) has approved KE-OZ merger integration plan. KE last hurdle is approvals from five antitrust regulators - South Korea, United States, European Union, China, and Japan before it can proceed with the proposed deal. https://www.aerotime.aero/2827...

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by LAXintl
Wed Jun 30, 2021 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2021
Replies: 97
Views: 12693

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2021

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Please see the July thread >>> viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1462307

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by LAXintl
Wed Jun 30, 2021 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation July 2021
Replies: 83
Views: 10953

Turkish Aviation July 2021

Greetings everyone. Giving TK787 a hand this month who is currently traveling. Random news tidbits: - TK for first time since pandemic operated more than 1,000 daily flights on June 25th - operating 1,065 with 71.7 load factor. - Atlasjet which stopped flying early 2020 had its bankruptcy and liquid...

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by LAXintl
Wed Jun 30, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATW Airline of the Year - Korean Air
Replies: 7
Views: 1571

ATW Airline of the Year - Korean Air

Aviation Week Network Air Transport World (ATW) selected Korean Air as its 2021 Airline of the Year. Korean Air, was selected by a board of ATW and Aviation Week Network editors and analysts citing the company’s leadership, its ability to remain operationally profitable every quarter in 2020 through...

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 29, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 353
Views: 82056

Re: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2021

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D-AIXP sporting Lufthansa & You, #TogetherAgain lettering.

Will op LH456 FRA-LAX on 30 June.


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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 29, 2021 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1699
Views: 404747

Re: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread

Italy’s government to allocate another bridging loan to Alitalia, as the re-establishment of the carrier slips into the fall. https://www.ilsole24ore.com/art/alitalia-salvare-decollo-ita-governo-gioca-carta-fondo-biglietti-AEANHfT Also Italian government is holding talks with EU this week regarding ...

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 29, 2021 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q2 2021
Replies: 82
Views: 10551

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q2 2021

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Effective July 1st, Hong Kong is to ban all flights from the UK to curb the spread of Covid. The UK is to be classified as an “extremely high-risk” country.

https://www.reuters.com/world/uk/hong-k ... 021-06-28/

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 29, 2021 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 353
Views: 82056

Re: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2021

https://press.brusselsairlines.com/thre ... et-in-2023
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LH Group Executive Board authorized allocation to Brussels Airlines three CFM powered A320neos with planned delivery in 2023.

https://press.brusselsairlines.com/thre ... et-in-2023

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 29, 2021 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Republic Airways plans IPO
Replies: 22
Views: 2414

Republic Airways plans IPO

Republic Airways, is joining the IPO party and reported to be working with underwriters including Raymond James Financial Inc. as it prepares for an initial public offering as soon as the third quarter. Founded in 1974, Indianapolis-based Republic operates a fleet of more than 220 aircraft for the t...

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by LAXintl
Tue Jun 29, 2021 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man jumps out of moving plane at LAX
Replies: 25
Views: 8403

Re: Man jumps out of moving plane at LAX

Here is DOJ press release about the criminal complaint. 33-year-old Luis Antonio Victoria Dominguez faces up to 20 years in federal prison. Soon after the plane pushed back from the gate, Victoria Dominguez “sprinted” to the front of the aircraft past a seated flight attendant and “began banging on ...

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by LAXintl
Mon Jun 28, 2021 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United returns to profitability
Replies: 68
Views: 10862

Re: United returns to profitability

I have never seen an SEC filing described as PR. It must be accurate or else the executives could go to jail. The same cannot be said about a press release. You realize fluff press releases are at times submitted as part of SEC filings right? Its not all black and white numbers, so yes fluff and br...

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by LAXintl
Mon Jun 28, 2021 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United returns to profitability
Replies: 68
Views: 10862

Re: United returns to profitability

Per UA Q1 10Q. U.S. Treasury Department ("Treasury") providing the Company with total funding of approximately $2.6 billion, pursuant to the Payroll Support Program established under Subtitle A of Title IV of Division N of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the "PSP Extension ...

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by LAXintl
Sun Jun 27, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chengdu Tianfu International Airport inaugurated
Replies: 21
Views: 3676

Chengdu Tianfu International Airport inaugurated

Chengdu's new Tianfu International Airport opened for operations on Sunday, with an inaugural Sichuan Airlines flight bound for Beijing. The airport opened with three runways and two terminals offering capacity of 60 million passengers a year. https://www.scmp.com/news/china/money-wealth/article/313...

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by LAXintl
Sun Jun 27, 2021 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Airways News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 96
Views: 17925

Re: Etihad Airways News and Discussion Thread - 2021

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Another A380 - A6-APH moved to Teruel

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by LAXintl
Fri Jun 25, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Record Drought Coming To Southwest/West USA
Replies: 27
Views: 1411

Re: Record Drought Coming To Southwest/West USA

Yawn... The Southwest including much of California is desert, so expecting much rain is delusional. We go through years of drought, then an El Niño year or two comes along and we get record snowfall and rain. Repeat and rinse. In LA for example, we just had 2 years of above-normal rainfall, so now w...

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by LAXintl
Fri Jun 25, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11
Replies: 91
Views: 22203

Re: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11

Avianca which is shifting closer to LCC model will trial out new basic fare model that will have customers purchase additional products such as seat selection, luggage, and other services. The initial trial will be in the Ecuador market starting July 1st. https://www.eluniverso.com/noticias/economia...

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by LAXintl
Fri Jun 25, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 300
Views: 69145

Re: Air France KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Air France-KLM announces the successful placement of an issue of €800mil ($955m) senior notes in two tranches. The net proceeds of the issue will be used to refinance outstanding market debt and part of the State Aid debt package. https://www.airfranceklm.com/en/system/files/clearsky_cp_succes_nouve...

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by LAXintl
Thu Jun 24, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2021
Replies: 97
Views: 12693

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2021

https://www.raillynews.com/2021/06/All- ... -stopped./
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Seems Onur Air faces legal action from Fraport TAV over outstanding airport debts. A lien has been placed on eight aircraft.

https://www.raillynews.com/2021/06/All- ... -stopped./

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