DOT award document link >>> https://www.regulations.gov/document/DO ... -0231-0199Jump to post
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/
With virus surge, US to keep international travel restrictions
https://apnews.com/article/lifestyle-jo ... a98af7c199
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....Jump to post
Next Zip Air route - Singapore effective September 7.
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...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
AV returning 11 ATR-72 as part of the bankruptcy. Aircraft available for remarking starting Q4
https://blueberryaviation.com/blueberry ... -aircraft/
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...Jump to post
Arrest warrant issued for Interjet owner Miguel Aleman Magnani for tax fraud
https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/arrest ... jet-chief/
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...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
ITA – Italia Trasporto Aereo obtained its AOC.
https://www.lagenziadiviaggi.it/ita-e-l ... ssunzioni/
Says looking at October takeoff.
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/
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 ...Jump to post
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.
Some more info about the spotting location at IST.
https://www.istairport.com/en/passenger ... de/spotter
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
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...Jump to post
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/
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
We seem to have a livery for GBA. Rather dull.
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E5LtjSNUYAA ... ame=medium
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
D-AIXP sporting Lufthansa & You, #TogetherAgain lettering.
Will op LH456 FRA-LAX on 30 June.
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E5D-3JnXwAU ... ame=medium
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 ...Jump to post
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/
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
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...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
Another A380 - A6-APH moved to Teruel
https://simpleflying.com/wp-content/upl ... A6-APH.png
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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./