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by LAXintl
Fri Oct 15, 2021 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q4 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 1404

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q4 2021

https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/us-to-a ... -8-2576676
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November 8th is the day U.S. will require international travellers to be fully vaccinated and lift the previous blanket bans.

https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/us-to-a ... -8-2576676

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by LAXintl
Fri Oct 15, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2021 deliveries
Replies: 129
Views: 32290

Re: Airbus and Boeing 2021 deliveries

After sitting in TLS for 2 years, ANA's 3rd A380 MSN266 JA383A headed to Narita. ANA9398 https://flightaware.com/live/flight/ANA9398/history/20211015/0926Z/LFBO https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FBwY7_6XEAIv0DB?format=jpg&name=4096x4096 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FBwY7_6XEAIv0DB?format=jpg&name=4...

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by LAXintl
Fri Oct 15, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11
Replies: 189
Views: 50060

Re: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11

https://www.sentidocomun.com.mx/breves.phtml?id=101358
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Apollo Global Management accused Aeromexico of breach of its financing agreement and issued a notice of default alleging final valuation material sent to creditors failed to meet DIP credit agreement.

https://www.sentidocomun.com.mx/breves.phtml?id=101358

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by LAXintl
Fri Oct 15, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 434
Views: 101618

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

Per court docket LATAM now requesting an extension in the exclusive period to file a reorg plan till 26 January 2022.

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by LAXintl
Fri Oct 15, 2021 12:21 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Mexico's Presidential 787 News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 43
Views: 10312

Re: Mexico's Presidential 787 News and Discussion Thread

https://globaljet.aero/en/boeing-b787-8
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Still for sale. GlobalJet Monaco appointed exclusive agent.

Mere 1,741 hours on frame

https://globaljet.aero/en/boeing-b787-8

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by LAXintl
Thu Oct 14, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 247
Views: 45950

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q4 2021

The Points Guy article mentioned 26 March for LAX, IAD, and EWR to Tokyo Haneda, but it seems like that start date is wishful thinking versus a solid announcement. I would see Japan being more cautious to open up quickly. Their current policy still requires a 10 day quarantine and a second negative...

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by LAXintl
Thu Oct 14, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates
Replies: 215
Views: 22317

Re: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates

https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/13/politics ... index.html

TSA Administrator David Pekoske says the agency is preparing contingency plans to deal with staff shortages.
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Related, TSA says about 40% of its workforce remains unvaccinated.

https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/13/politics ... index.html

TSA Administrator David Pekoske says the agency is preparing contingency plans to deal with staff shortages.

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by LAXintl
Thu Oct 14, 2021 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates
Replies: 215
Views: 22317

Re: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates

https://www.usfreedomflyers.org/
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Group of transportation industry employees has formed a group called US Freedom Flyers to push back against mandates that infringe on individual and religious liberty and bodily autonomy.

https://www.usfreedomflyers.org/

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by LAXintl
Wed Oct 13, 2021 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces Q3 2021 Profit
Replies: 27
Views: 6786

Re: Delta announces Q3 2021 Profit

They noted domestic corp travel at 40% of 2019 level as of September, up from 30% in June.
The growth was "below expectations" as growth paused in July. SME driving growth, as large enterprises still not doing much business travel and continue to delay return to offices.

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by LAXintl
Wed Oct 13, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun County moves forward with IPO plans
Replies: 30
Views: 7127

Re: Sun County moves forward with IPO plans

https://ir.suncountry.com/node/7386/html
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Selling more shares again - up to 9,200,000.

Prospectus
https://ir.suncountry.com/node/7386/html

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by LAXintl
Wed Oct 13, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2021
Replies: 60
Views: 5913

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2021

MNG was granted EASA Approval for A318/A319/A320/A321 base and line maintenance.

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by LAXintl
Wed Oct 13, 2021 12:57 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Turkey seeks 40 new F-16s; upgrade 80 older ones
Replies: 16
Views: 1440

Re: Turkey seeks 40 new F-16s; upgrade 80 older ones

There is the small issue of $1.4bil in prepayments made by Turkey to Lockheed for the F-35 that needs to be settled and was brought up again a couple week ago during sideline meetings at the UN General Assembly. And here we are only days after with this F-16 news. I suspect LM be amendable to roll m...

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by LAXintl
Tue Oct 12, 2021 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion
Replies: 619
Views: 119832

Re: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion

https://americanairlines.gcs-web.com/node/40096/html

Q4 and beyond should be interesting as the government cheese ends.
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AA updated it guidance.

Looking at slim Q3 net income of $135-190mil after $1.04 billion Treasury Payroll Support Program.
Revenue for Q3 was down 24-28% vs 2019.

https://americanairlines.gcs-web.com/node/40096/html

Q4 and beyond should be interesting as the government cheese ends.

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by LAXintl
Tue Oct 12, 2021 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NetJets orders 100 additional Embraer Phenom 300s
Replies: 7
Views: 2114

NetJets orders 100 additional Embraer Phenom 300s

Embraer and NetJets signed a continuing deal for up to 100 additional aircraft. As part of the deal, NetJets will begin taking delivery of the Phenom 300E in the second quarter of 2023, for both U.S. and European ops. NetJets signed its initial Phenom 300 order back in 2010 for 50+75 options and cur...

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by LAXintl
Sat Oct 09, 2021 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greater Bay Airlines (GBA) News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 30
Views: 6568

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

https://ca.movies.yahoo.com/hong-kong-c ... 43117.html
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AOC granted

https://ca.movies.yahoo.com/hong-kong-c ... 43117.html

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by LAXintl
Sat Oct 09, 2021 12:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Kangaroo Route. HKG vs SIN
Replies: 12
Views: 886

Re: Kangaroo Route. HKG vs SIN

From an operational point of view (pre-Covid), from my experience, SIN not only has cheaper handling/fuel, but it did not have the slot allocation limitations HKG had due to congestion.

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by LAXintl
Fri Oct 08, 2021 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 751
Views: 110902

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

Now that I can announce it, the FX slot was reallocated to Southwest.

Of the 4 carriers on the slot waiting list, only WN and AA expressed interest in the vacated slot. As a result of this allocation to WN, AA ends up in #1 spot on the waiting list for future allocation priority.

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by LAXintl
Fri Oct 08, 2021 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2021
Replies: 60
Views: 5913

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2021

Report UAE shipping company Aramex seeking to purchase MNG. I suspect they view MNGs domestic delivery service, not the airline as the primary objective. [ I am not missing the point. Currently the EU has agreements with Morocco, Israel, Jordan and Georgia that allow full access to both sides and th...

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by LAXintl
Fri Oct 08, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Seychelles enters administration
Replies: 12
Views: 3564

Re: Air Seychelles enters administration

Open question to everyone, would it not work better for them to operate 2-3 wide-body only and serve the following destinations 2x weekly each? PAR, LON, BRU, FRA, MXP, MOW, PEK, PVG, BOM, JNB No, longhaul and supporting a small fleet for it has been a historic loss-maker, particularly when you hav...

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by LAXintl
Thu Oct 07, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q4 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 1404

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q4 2021

Avianca’s new CEO Adrian Neuhauser does not share the optimistic prognosis of a full business travel recovery. Instead, he sees a significant decline going forward :shock: “The threshold for a meeting to be in person has gone up,” he said. “We don’t think it’s a [down] 20 percent issue or 30 percent...

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by LAXintl
Thu Oct 07, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2879
Views: 424198

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Yesterday heard an interview with Linda Rutherford VP of Communications at Southwest who said by July leisure travel was equal or exceeding historic norms, though the delta variant by August had knocked that back. She also said biz travel remains down 65%. Additionally learned from her that SWA is n...

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by LAXintl
Thu Oct 07, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air makes bid for Asiana
Replies: 268
Views: 61690

Re: Korean Air makes bid for Asiana

http://www.orientaviation.com/articles/ ... y-december
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Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) says review of Korean Air’s proposed takeover of Asiana Airlines will be completed by year-end.

http://www.orientaviation.com/articles/ ... y-december

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by LAXintl
Tue Oct 05, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DAL458 BOS-LAX Divert to VCV?
Replies: 6
Views: 738

Re: DAL458 BOS-LAX Divert to VCV?

Lots of unusual weather around Southern California last night. Many flights including DL462 got caught up with inbound holding for LAX due to weather which was further exasperated having to turn the airport around couple times due wind shifts. Unfortunately, 462 was one of many that could not hold l...

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by LAXintl
Tue Oct 05, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1968
Views: 468478

Re: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread

https://www.itaspa.com/content/itaspa/i ... ights.html
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They loaded flights to the US

FCO-JFK eff 04NOV21
FCO-MIA eff 01MAR22
MXP-JFK eff 02MAR22
FCO-BOS eff 02MAR22
FCO-LAX eff 01JUN22

https://www.itaspa.com/content/itaspa/i ... ights.html

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by LAXintl
Tue Oct 05, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: U.S. Pushing Singapore to Let American Visitors Enter Freely
Replies: 6
Views: 557

Re: U.S. Pushing Singapore to Let American Visitors Enter Freely

Hopefully, they won't fall for the pressure. They have tried travel bubbles with various nations and they have failed as COVID cases get imported. Also currently things are not exactly doing well in Singapore either, so let them sort out the high rate of cases internally before having to deal with o...

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by LAXintl
Tue Oct 05, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airline Catering SkyChef and Gate Gourmet lays off hundreds
Replies: 50
Views: 10240

Re: Airline Catering Company SkyChef lays off hundreds

Gate Gourmet now also laying off 536 in California. Cuts come as government funding expires and the company is left with additional employees beyond its business needs to serve a reduced volume of flights. https://www.dailynews.com/2021/10/04/airline-caterer-gate-gourmet-laying-off-247-workers-at-lax/

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by LAXintl
Mon Oct 04, 2021 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2021
Replies: 60
Views: 5913

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2021

In 2010 European Council and Turkey signed a so-called "horizontal" aviation agreement that removes nationality restrictions in the bilateral air services agreements between EU member states and Turkey. This agreement will allow any EU airline to operate flights between any EU member state...

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by LAXintl
Mon Oct 04, 2021 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2021
Replies: 60
Views: 5913

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2021

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAE ... /OMDB/LTFM
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Yes EK has been A380 since Friday Oct.1st

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAE ... /OMDB/LTFM

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by LAXintl
Mon Oct 04, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: PAL Philippine Airlines files for Bankruptcy Protection
Replies: 59
Views: 13871

Re: Updated: PAL Philippine Airlines files for Bankruptcy Protection

Per court docket, PAL received court approval to access its debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing totaling US$505 million.

DIP financing comprises a $250 million first-lien secured Tranche A multi-draw term loan, and a second lien secured Tranche B multi-draw term loan facility of $255 million.

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by LAXintl
Mon Oct 04, 2021 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nok Air News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 18
Views: 9926

Re: Nok Air News and Discussion Thread

http://www.orientaviation.com/articles/ ... estructure
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Bankruptcy court has approved Nok Airlines restructuring plan.

http://www.orientaviation.com/articles/ ... estructure

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by LAXintl
Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2021
Replies: 60
Views: 5913

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2021

http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/disease ... s/covid-19
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Canada issued health advisory for passengers that arrived on TK75 into YVR on Sept. 26 that the flight carried a COVID-infected person. This apparently was the 16th infected person that arrived on TK since August 1st.

http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/disease ... s/covid-19

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by LAXintl
Sun Oct 03, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation October 2021
Replies: 60
Views: 5913

Re: Turkish Aviation October 2021

Maybe I should've made myself clearer. İntercontinental flights rather than European. Although when I flew to Berlin at the end of August, both TK and PC's flights were eyewatering in cost. Used SunExpress instead. On a personal level, even though I'm gold elite with TK, I'm starting to prefer Pega...

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by LAXintl
Sat Oct 02, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q4 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 1404

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q4 2021

New research has uncovered more details about risk of Covid-19 transmission on planes including a sharp increase in the possible spread during in-flight meal service and the importance of precautions during boarding and deplaning. Also no surprise newer variants have changed the risk equation compar...

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by LAXintl
Sat Oct 02, 2021 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11
Replies: 189
Views: 50060

Re: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11

AM tonight filed their POR (Plan of Reorganization) with the court. Initial hearing on October 11th. Highlights of their proposed business strategy: o Strengthen and leverage Mexico City hub by improving network/schedule and enhance connectivity. o Maximizing a streamlined fleet o Rebuild and restor...

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by LAXintl
Fri Oct 01, 2021 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2120
Views: 406576

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

Yes, weak in the northeast which they previously have characterized as primarily the key NYC market. AA has publicrly stated they have been loss-making in NYC for years, and due restrictions - be it slots, or facilities really had no means to organically scale up enough to match DL or UA. As a compa...

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by LAXintl
Fri Oct 01, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why didn’t El Al like the 737-200?
Replies: 15
Views: 1074

Re: Why didn’t El Al like the 737-200?

There is a bit of a back story on the pair of 737s. They were both purchased by the Israeli government, not by the airline. They agreed aircraft would remain government property and LY bearing cost of maintenance and insurance and operate them. From a practical point the fleet was mostly focused on ...

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by LAXintl
Fri Oct 01, 2021 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2120
Views: 406576

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

Vasu Raja was interviewed this week by Ben Baldanza on Airline Confidential Some highlights. o COVID is an opportunity to reset the airline o AA biggest product strength is its organic network, and its biggest product weakness is its organic network o Airline is strong with huge customer draw in mar...

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by LAXintl
Fri Oct 01, 2021 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q4 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 1404

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q4 2021

Some random bits. Vietnam asked airlines to suspend domestic ticket sales as COVID cases continue to spike. http://www.orientaviation.com/articles/6568/vietnam-suspends-domestic-airline-ticket-sales Australia says it will reopen to travel for citizens and permanent residents in November, albeit they...

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by LAXintl
Fri Oct 01, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 247
Views: 45950

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q4 2021

Singapore is a long way off. They have their entry ban for most types of travellers, and matter of fact this week reported the highest number of daily cases since the beginning of the pandemic leading to further tightened on gatherings and making work from home the default for companies. https://www...

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by LAXintl
Fri Oct 01, 2021 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SNA slot allocation 2022
Replies: 10
Views: 2023

Re: SNA slot allocation 2022

Should be public by late October. Allocation is run now in late September. Takes about a month for ink to dry.

I'll post when I can.

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by LAXintl
Thu Sep 30, 2021 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 229
Views: 49128

Re: Virgin Atlantic News and Discussion Thread - 2021

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... -s-restart
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Per Bloomberg, Virgin Atlantic has slowed plans for an IPO, opting to rebuild as travel curbs ease before making the case to investors in 2022.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... -s-restart

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 29, 2021 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French shipping group CMA CGM buys four used A330-200F freighter
Replies: 43
Views: 12611

Re: French shipping group CMA CGM buys four used A330-200F freighter

https://www.aircargonews.net/airlines/c ... 77f-order/

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CMA CGM says its getting a pair of new 777s in spring 2022.

https://www.aircargonews.net/airlines/c ... 77f-order/

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 29, 2021 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2021
Replies: 86
Views: 11578

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2021

TK passenger services to HKG again suspended for the importation of COVID positive passengers. Flights are suspended till October 12.

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 29, 2021 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: PAL Philippine Airlines files for Bankruptcy Protection
Replies: 59
Views: 13871

Re: Updated: PAL Philippine Airlines files for Bankruptcy Protection

Majority owner Lucio Tan, plan a fresh capital injection into the airline increasing authorized capital to 30 billion pesos ($586 million) from 13.5 billion pesos. https://www.forbes.com/sites/jonathanburgos/2021/09/28/tycoon-lucio-tan-poised-to-inject-fresh-capital-into-cash-strapped-philippine-air...

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 29, 2021 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air makes bid for Asiana
Replies: 268
Views: 61690

Re: Korean Air makes bid for Asiana

Some random bits of news. The Korea Development Bank (money behind the deal) approved the proposed post-merger integration plan of the airlines. https://www.journal-aviation.com/actualites/korean-air-finalise-le-plan-d-integration-d-asiana-airlines~53836.html Unspecified foreign authorities reported...

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by LAXintl
Wed Sep 29, 2021 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 434
Views: 101618

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

LATAM obtained funding of up to US $750 million from Oaktree Capital Management and Apollo Holdings, as part of Tranche B of the DIP financing. In total LATAM has secured $3.2bil in financing of which $1.65bil has been utilized to date. https://aerolatinnews.com/destacado/latam-obtiene-hasta-us750-m...

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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 28, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNA Group enters bankruptcy restructuring
Replies: 66
Views: 17570

Re: HNA Group enters bankruptcy restructuring

The restructuring plan calls for combination of Hainan Airlines with its 10 affiliates, including Urumqi Air, Fuzhou Airlines, China Xinhua Airlines, Shanxi Airlines, Lucky Air, Air Changan, and Guangxi Beibu Gulf Airlines. https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Markets/China-debt-crunch/HNA-restructuring...

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by LAXintl
Tue Sep 28, 2021 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 751
Views: 110902

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

Backend simply refers to the city and airline process to get the signatures dry on the allocation.

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