LGB, SNA also had multiple diversions since last night
Posted by TK
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FFnHTGvWUAE ... name=small
Also per Bilal Eksi, TK is seeking additional Canada frequencies.
JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes says business travel will only return to ~75% of pre-pandemic levels next year as companies have "figured out ways to work differently". "We've always been more cautious about business travel returning" https://twitter.com/jrobinsuk/status/1466011928896196...Jump to post
And Avianca has emerged from the bankruptcy process.
https://www.reuters.com/markets/europe/ ... 021-12-01/
YTO Cargo Airlines first 767-300BDSF (ex Air Canada 33423) performed her first post conversion flight in Tel Aviv yesterday.
https://cargofacts.com/allposts/busines ... -first-767
Per their application, they say they intend to launch 11 new routes within 1-year of the alliance approval and see opportunity in 88 markets within 5-years. Some of the 11 initial route examples they state are CUN - BLV/MEM/SAT/SBN, MTY-FAT/TPA https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FFiOfxAWQAY6Enb?format=png&...Jump to post
Allegiant and Viva Aerobus announced plans for a commercial alliance agreement, designed to expand options for leisure air travel between the United States and Mexico. Allegiant and Viva Aerobus are requesting DOT approval of and antitrust immunity along with Allegiant making an equity investment of...Jump to post
WHO urges those at higher risk from disease including all over 60 to delay travel due to elevated Omicron danger.
Should further depress demand for international travel.
Aeromexico filed an amendment to its restructuring plan as proposed by Apollo and other creditors that require $1.4bil in exit financing. Both Apollo and Delta would obtain sizable stakes in the new company with seats on the board. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/aeromexico-files-amended-pl...Jump to post
Reports in the Portuguese press today say that Turkish Airlines are interested in buying a majority share in TAP air Portugal... do you think this could happen? Wishful thinking by some journalist. TK issued stock market notice denying any interest in TAP. https://investor.turkishairlines.com/tr/ac...Jump to post
Taiwan authorities informed StarLux Airlines it will need to make a capital increase in 1H 2022, as losses have amounted to US$218.8 million so far in 2021.
Azul confirms it made a US$5 billion offer to combine with LATAM Group which was backed by some LATAM creditors. However, with LATAM submitting its own creditor backed plan, Azul says it will focus on its own operations and consider other potential partnerships and consolidation opportunities. https...Jump to post
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.