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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 17, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021
Replies: 54
Views: 6130

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

FAA issued a notice of proposed extension of a waiver of the minimum slot usage requirement for all international operations March 26, 2022, at JFK, LGA and DCA. FAA will also retain carrier baseline international allocations for cancelled services at Level-2 airports at EWR, LAX, ORD and SFO throug...

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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 1060
Views: 250600

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

Lagos start date announced - November 29 - 3x weekly from IAD.

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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PA (1) 737-200 Ops
Replies: 29
Views: 4057

Re: PA (1) 737-200 Ops

northstardc4m wrote:
I might be wrong but I think the LAX ops were done by Pacific Express? As PA Express?


Pacific Express died in 1984.

LAX ops were PA own 737s.



PA Express was also at LAX for couple years using Dash-7s.

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 15, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2021
Views: 377927

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

N is used for alliance fares, some promos, government and military fares.

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 15, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL Network And Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 123
Views: 20154

Re: DHL Network And Fleet Thread - 2021

https://www.atlasairworldwide.com/2021/ ... reighters/
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DHL extended its partnership with Atlas. The agreement covers 20 aircraft - 6 x 748, 2 x 744, 8 x 777F and 4 x 763s.

https://www.atlasairworldwide.com/2021/ ... reighters/

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PA (1) 737-200 Ops
Replies: 29
Views: 4057

Re: PA (1) 737-200 Ops

Took a look at some timetables I have access to for 737 ops. September 1985 FRA-ATH FRA-WAW FRA-ZAG-BEG FRA-ZAG-DBV LHR-AMS-HAM LHR-AMS LHR-BRU LHR-FRA LHR-MUC MUC-BUD-OTP MUC-VIE TXL-FRA TXL-HAM TXL-MUC TXL-NUE TXL-NUE-BRU TXL-STR ZRH-GVA-IST ZRH-STR-TXL ZRH-TXL November 1987 MIA-ATL MIA-DCA MIA-FP...

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA invest $200mil in GOL, expand partnership
Replies: 32
Views: 5443

AA invest $200mil in GOL, expand partnership

Building on their existing codeshare relationship, AA will invest US$200 million for a 5.2% stake in GOL and receive a board seat. As part of the investment, the carriers will expand commercial relationships including deeper loyalty partnerships. AA press release https://news.aa.com/news/news-detail...

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11
Replies: 97
Views: 24857

Re: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11

Avianca Holdings will be sending its reorganization plan to creditors for a vote Per the plan, lenders and noteholders who agreed to refinance their debt will get 72% of the airline’s equity and by shedding $3 billion in debt. The company will repay $1.4 bil in bankruptcy loans and have around $1 bi...

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: PAL Philippine Airlines files for Bankruptcy Protection
Replies: 53
Views: 11950

Re: Updated: PAL Philippine Airlines files for Bankruptcy Protection

As far as BK timing, from a source that serves as an advisor to one of the firms involved, I understand they are hoping for a 180-day case timeline assuming they hit no turbulence along the way.

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021
Replies: 54
Views: 6130

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

US DOT extending waivers for airlines holding limited entry use or lose it international route authorities until March 26, 2022.

No news from FAA yet about domestic slot waivers for W21 season.

OST-2020-0035

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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 14, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 133
Views: 21590

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2021

Another special 75th-anniversary livery from SV https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E-_-9EOX0AExiQE?format=jpg&name=medium https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E-_-9EOX0AExiQE?format=jpg&name=large https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E_Q9kJ4WYAUtruV?format=jpg&name=medium https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E_Q9kJ4WYAUt...

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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 2215
Views: 297510

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

Deloitte did a survey about the future of U.S. corporate travel. No surprise, but while business leaders value face-to-face interaction, they are reevaluating company travel impact on the bottom line, its environmental impact, and how widely can technology be adopted instead. Per the survey only 54%...

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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 14, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2021
Replies: 65
Views: 7818

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2021

Emirates gains its long-held wish and will introduce the A380 to IST effective October 1st. https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/296713/emirates-to-place-airbus-a380-on-dxb-ist/ It looks absolutely ridiculous to me to evaluate any airport with the votes of an unknown number of voters, ...

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by LAXintl
Mon Sep 13, 2021 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest CEO Kelly to step down; Robert Jordan named replacement
Replies: 27
Views: 8316

Re: Southwest CEO Kelly to step down; Robert Jordan named replacement

https://www.swamedia.com/releases/relea ... ip-changes
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Southwest president Tom Nealon announced his retirement. Current COO Mike Van de Ven names as new president, effective immediately.

https://www.swamedia.com/releases/relea ... ip-changes

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by LAXintl
Mon Sep 13, 2021 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNA Group enters bankruptcy restructuring
Replies: 53
Views: 13578

Re: HNA Group enters bankruptcy restructuring

The administrators of HNA Group’s debt restructuring program have chosen Liaoning Fangda Group as the strategic investors for the airline and airport businesses. Hainan Airlines and HNA Infrastructure both plan to issue new shares to the investors and for the repayment of debt. The draft restructuri...

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by LAXintl
Mon Sep 13, 2021 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas and Japan Airlines Plan Joint Venture
Replies: 24
Views: 6003

Re: Qantas and Japan Airlines Plan Joint Venture

As expected, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has formally rejected a proposed joint venture between JAL and Qantas on flights between Australia, Japan and New Zealand. The ACCC found the partnership would likely lead to reduced competition, to the detriment of passengers even a...

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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 10, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL looks to create low-cost carrier network
Replies: 21
Views: 5834

Re: JAL looks to create low-cost carrier network

JAL pumping money into growing leisure brands as it shrinks its own legacy widebody fleet and focuses on fewer routes and leverage partners like AA, BA and MH networks. Japan Airlines to Deploy $2.7 Billion to Expand Budget Carrier Operations https://airlineweekly.com/2021/09/japan-airlines-to-deplo...

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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 10, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta-LATAM sign JV Agreement
Replies: 108
Views: 26567

Re: Delta-LATAM sign JV Agreement

Chilean National Economic Prosecutor’s Office submitted to the Chilean Competition Court an out-of-court settlement containing a set of remedies offered jointly by LATAM and Delta to safeguard competition. No real details about what the agreed remedies are. https://www.fne.gob.cl/en/fne-delta-y-lata...

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by LAXintl
Fri Sep 10, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 431
Views: 100492

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

LATAM Airlines Group has released a five-year business plan that includes details of its exit financing process. LATAM says that it has received several commitments from significant claim holders and shareholders, which can provide it than US$5 billion of new funding. LATAM filed a motion seeking to...

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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 09, 2021 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: PAL Philippine Airlines files for Bankruptcy Protection
Replies: 53
Views: 11950

Re: Updated: PAL Philippine Airlines files for Bankruptcy Protection

Philippine747 wrote:
I'm curious to the source of the list? I've been seeing in another thread that they were interested in retaining the -878X A330s with the new interior and lower capacity.


The actual legal filings that were submitted to the court.

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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 09, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 2215
Views: 297510

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

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America essentially has 2/3 of its office jobs working from home.
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This weeks update

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America essentially has 2/3 of its office jobs working from home.

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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 09, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 2215
Views: 297510

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

Can you provide documentation of that statistic? I would bet that is going to vary drastically by region. Per WSJ story 2 days ago; Offices in 10 major U.S. cities were just 33.1% occupied in the week ending Aug. 25, according to Kastle Systems, an access-control company that tracks how many people...

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 08, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 2215
Views: 297510

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

WSJ also has the basic same story about sluggish business travel recovery and how 2022 likely won't be very robust either as companies have trimmed travel budgets. With ever more remote work and the ease in holding virtual meetings, the bar for in-person meetings has become higher as story mentions....

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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 07, 2021 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 1613
Views: 313675

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021

I am not sure Breeze's target consumer is the young tech-savvy urbanite. Having built a route map around heartland city, low-frequency leisure flying seems more akin to Allegiant's* customer base than the once Virgin America. (* per Allegiant investor presentation their biggest demographic customer ...

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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 07, 2021 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 1613
Views: 313675

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Obviously, Neeleman free to shape his company the way he wants, but not everyone has smartphone nor likes self-service tools such an app. And as far as smartphones, yes the majority of the U.S population has them especially in the under 50 urban crowd, but usage drops off among older and rural Ameri...

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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 07, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: PAL Philippine Airlines files for Bankruptcy Protection
Replies: 53
Views: 11950

Re: Updated: PAL Philippine Airlines files for Bankruptcy Protection

It definitely seems the idea here is to shrink and dump costly or not as favorable deals, certainly not simplifying the fleet. After all why keep a pair of orphan A350s for example?

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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 07, 2021 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: PAL Philippine Airlines files for Bankruptcy Protection
Replies: 53
Views: 11950

Re: Updated: PAL Philippine Airlines files for Bankruptcy Protection

PAL entered court filing to reject the following leases: A320 - RP-C8399 A321 - RP-C9910 A321 - RP-C9911 A321 - RP-C9925 A330-300 - RP-C8760 A330-300 - RP-C8766 A330-300 - RP-C8784 A330-300 - RP-C8785 A330-300 - RP-C8786 A350 - RP-C3503 A350 - RP-C3504 A350 - RP-C3506 A350 - RP-C3507 B777-300 - RP-C...

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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 07, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 1613
Views: 313675

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Interview with Neeleman looking ahead. https://www.forbes.com/sites/christopherelliott/2021/09/04/breeze-airways-ceo-nice-airline-is-here-to-stay/ Lets see how the added $200mil in the bank and counterculture views such as not having a reservations number customers can call play out in the longer te...

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by LAXintl
Mon Sep 06, 2021 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 1060
Views: 250600

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

Undoubtedly returning to GUM service. Wow, 8:04 HNL-GUM non-stop on a 738, of course a ferry - 3303 NM into a potential. The most direct UA station between is KWA, which is quite a bit south of the great circle route. I don't see a jet stream issue on that leg. I wonder if some of the current 738s ...

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by LAXintl
Mon Sep 06, 2021 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 130
Views: 27727

Re: British Airways Fleet Thread - 2021

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A320neo G-TTNA sporting a special livery. Ferried in this evening from Ostrava to LHR

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by LAXintl
Mon Sep 06, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greater Bay Airlines (GBA) News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 28
Views: 6027

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

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/BKJA

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First frame B-KJA enroute to HKG.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/BKJA

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by LAXintl
Sat Sep 04, 2021 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: PAL Philippine Airlines files for Bankruptcy Protection
Replies: 53
Views: 11950

Re: PAL Philippine Airlines to file for Chapter 11

And its official. Philippine Airlines said on Friday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States which will allow the airline to restructure and reorganize its finances impacted by COVID-19 crisis. The proposed restructure plan which was filed in the Southern District of New Yor...

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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 02, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Griffin Global Asset Management orders 737MAX
Replies: 3
Views: 1429

Griffin Global Asset Management orders 737MAX

Griffin Global Asset Management, the newly formed aircraft leasing company backed by Bain Capital has announced its first direct order with Boeing for five new 737 MAX 8 aircraft. https://boeing.mediaroom.com/news-releases-statements?item=130912 https://boeing.mediaroom.com/image/Medium-res_Griffin7...

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 01, 2021 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: FAA downgrades Mexico’s Safety Rating to CAT 2
Replies: 43
Views: 11624

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

https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/ ... 021-08-31/

FAA is providing Mexico technical assistance to help remedy the situation.
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Mexico CAA says it expects to recover its Category 1 status in early 2022.

https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/ ... 021-08-31/

FAA is providing Mexico technical assistance to help remedy the situation.

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by LAXintl
Tue Aug 31, 2021 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021
Replies: 54
Views: 6130

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

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Vietnam tells airlines to stop selling domestic flights until further notice.

https://e.vnexpress.net/news/news/vietn ... 48980.html

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by LAXintl
Thu Aug 26, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 265
Views: 69973

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021

https://www.cathaypacific.com/cx/en_US/ ... 21neo.html
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CX created a page detailing the A321NEO. Surprised it has such a tiny business class section (only 12 seats)

https://www.cathaypacific.com/cx/en_US/ ... 21neo.html

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by LAXintl
Wed Aug 25, 2021 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 381
Views: 88088

Re: SAA News and Discussion Thread

SAA says they are back with September relaunch... https://media-exp1.licdn.com/dms/image/C4D22AQEyIarfZfLIgA/feedshare-shrink_1280/0/1629900903249?e=1632960000&v=beta&t=JVV5xWuXhzblFpHh3DNGpVPP4ar2o10IUzQSmCj_w1E https://media-exp1.licdn.com/dms/image/C4D22AQEyIarfZfLIgA/feedshare-shrink_128...

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by LAXintl
Wed Aug 25, 2021 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1807
Views: 438298

Re: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread

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AZ announcement they are offering schedule changes, or refunds for all reservations after October 15.

https://www.alitalia.com/en_it/fly-alit ... tober.html

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by LAXintl
Wed Aug 25, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1972
Views: 296422

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

https://cargofacts.com/allposts/convers ... -737-800s/
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Copa to get in freighter game with commitments two B737-800BCF conversions. First frame to be HP-1522CMP

https://cargofacts.com/allposts/convers ... -737-800s/

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by LAXintl
Mon Aug 23, 2021 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 54
Views: 8930

Re: Interjet News and Discussion Thread - 2021

https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/ ... 021-08-18/
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Interpol arrest warrant issued for Miguel Aleman who is reportedly living in Paris

https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/ ... 021-08-18/

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by LAXintl
Fri Aug 20, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greater Bay Airlines (GBA) News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 28
Views: 6027

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

https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/br ... h-network/

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Plans to serve Bangkok, Phuket, and Singapore as part of launch network in Q4.

https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/br ... h-network/

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by LAXintl
Fri Aug 20, 2021 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air makes bid for Asiana
Replies: 257
Views: 58047

Re: Korean Air makes bid for Asiana

http://www.orientaviation.com/articles/ ... reen-light
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Malaysia regulators clear merger

http://www.orientaviation.com/articles/ ... reen-light

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by LAXintl
Wed Aug 18, 2021 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1807
Views: 438298

Re: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread

https://www.corriere.it/economia/aziend ... e6ae.shtml
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ENAC (Italian civil aviation authority) issued ITA is AOC.

https://www.corriere.it/economia/aziend ... e6ae.shtml

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by LAXintl
Tue Aug 17, 2021 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021
Replies: 54
Views: 6130

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

https://skift.com/2021/08/17/u-s-to-ext ... o-january/
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U.S. to extend mask mandate till January 18.

https://skift.com/2021/08/17/u-s-to-ext ... o-january/

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by LAXintl
Mon Aug 16, 2021 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 54
Views: 8930

Re: Interjet News and Discussion Thread - 2021

https://centreforaviation.com/news/inte ... ah-1085658
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New York court ordered Interjet pay US$27.4 million to Bank of Utah related to defaulted payments on A320s that date back to 2019.

https://centreforaviation.com/news/inte ... ah-1085658

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by LAXintl
Sun Aug 15, 2021 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced
Replies: 287
Views: 64990

Re: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced

Some paint shop images. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E815v84WQAUr8O_?format=jpg&name=medium https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E815v84WQAUr8O_?format=jpg&name=large https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E815v9GWEAIFZ1o?format=jpg&name=medium https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E815v9GWEAIFZ1o?format=jpg&name=...

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by LAXintl
Fri Aug 13, 2021 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021
Replies: 54
Views: 6130

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

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Canada to require air travelers, passengers on trains between provinces and cruise ship passengers be vaccinated in order to travel.

https://apnews.com/article/lifestyle-bu ... 5b8f5b2cf5

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