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by LAXintl
Thu Feb 25, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL Network And Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 100
Views: 14254

Re: DHL Network And Fleet Thread - 2021

https://www.dhl.com/global-en/home/pres ... press.html
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Condor Germany through the end of May will operate 4 767s on behalf of DHL.

https://www.dhl.com/global-en/home/pres ... press.html

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by LAXintl
Thu Feb 25, 2021 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana Airlines Discussion Thread
Replies: 216
Views: 77455

Re: Asiana Airlines Discussion Thread

https://centreforaviation.com/news/asia ... ry-1054438
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Asiana Airlines finalizing the sale of Kumho Resort subsidiary to a Hong Kong company as part of its financial restructuring and expects to secure U$225 million in liquidity.

https://centreforaviation.com/news/asia ... ry-1054438

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by LAXintl
Thu Feb 25, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta-LATAM sign JV Agreement
Replies: 84
Views: 19618

Re: Delta-LATAM sign JV Agreement

https://news.delta.com/delta-and-latam- ... -agreement
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JV received final approval in Brazil. Still need approval in other markets like Chile and U.S.

https://news.delta.com/delta-and-latam- ... -agreement

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by LAXintl
Thu Feb 25, 2021 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 433
Views: 104106

Re: Thai Airways News and Discussion Thread

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... ing-centre

Thai stake was diluted in 2020 down to mere 13% after it failed to participate in capital raise at Nok.
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Reports Thai will exit its stake in Nok.

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... ing-centre

Thai stake was diluted in 2020 down to mere 13% after it failed to participate in capital raise at Nok.

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by LAXintl
Wed Feb 24, 2021 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF posts $1.1b half-year loss.
Replies: 18
Views: 2242

Re: Ouch! QF posts $1.1b half-year loss.

Hardly a shock.

They pushed international flying back further till October 31st now.

Also will not take delivery of 3 built 787s. Will stick with current fleet of 11 787s until "there’s sufficient demand"

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by LAXintl
Tue Feb 23, 2021 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: De Havilland to "Pause" Q400 production, future uncertain
Replies: 122
Views: 19465

Re: De Havilland to "Pause" Q400 production, future uncertain

Risk is high for everyone. De Havilland to lease, build and staff a new FAL upfront and customers to take a risk ordering a plane with an uncertain market future.

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by LAXintl
Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesa Air Group to operate 737s for DHL
Replies: 68
Views: 14813

Re: Mesa Air Group to operate 737s for DHL

http://www.globenewswire.com/news-relea ... craft.html
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Mesa Air Group signed to lease an additional B737-400F cargo aircraft effective May. The aircraft will also operate for DHL.

http://www.globenewswire.com/news-relea ... craft.html

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by LAXintl
Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda grounds CRJ1000 fleet, return to lessor
Replies: 21
Views: 5314

Re: Garuda grounds CRJ1000 fleet, return to lessor

Maybe related, Garuda owned Citilink announced it will grow its ATR fleet with 5 additional ATR72 frames this year. Citilink has progressively been taking over some tertiary GA domestic routes and flying from secondary bases like Medan. https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/100774-indonesias-citil...

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by LAXintl
Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 330
Views: 90309

Re: Malaysia Airlines News and Discussion Thread

From what I gather this approved plan is basically a financial restructuring where lessors, service providers, and lenders agreed to reset lease rates, deferrals,term-out credit facilities etc reducing its liabilities by RM15 billion(US$4 billion) through 2025, while the Malaysian government/Khazana...

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by LAXintl
Mon Feb 22, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying on a MAX next weekend, feeling a bit nervous
Replies: 22
Views: 2566

Re: Flying on a MAX next weekend, feeling a bit nervous

Why worry, just rebook as United will allow you to do for free.

MAX likely as safe as the next plane, but why bother having the extra stress of worry in the back of your mind.

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by LAXintl
Mon Feb 22, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EU Preparing Airline Eco-Label system
Replies: 58
Views: 3787

Re: EU Preparing Airline Eco-Label system

Comparing air to rail is not exactly an apples to apples comparison. Air routes exist not only for point to point journeys but broader network connectivity, so shorter segments exist to offer links into global networks via hubs. Also, rail indeed does lose its appeal as distances grow, so even if th...

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by LAXintl
Sat Feb 20, 2021 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern plans 777 Freighter ops
Replies: 9
Views: 3023

Eastern plans 777 Freighter ops

Eastern applied with the DOT for authority to add pair of 777-200 freighters to its fleet and offer ACMI services. Carrier says it has leased the two aircraft with intent to enter into commercial service during the second quarter of 2021 once certification is approved by the FAA. DOT: OST-2014-0071 ...

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by LAXintl
Fri Feb 19, 2021 11:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is business travel enjoyable?
Replies: 26
Views: 2729

Re: Is business travel enjoyable?

For over a decade, I have been doing near 200,000 butt in seat mile annually, largely international long haul. I have not flown since February 2020, and honestly don't miss it much. Sure it can be fun to dine out in Tokyo or Singapore, but after your 5th visit in a year, it can get old. Travel takes...

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by LAXintl
Thu Feb 18, 2021 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11
Replies: 171
Views: 42794

Re: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-release ... 29436.html
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Grupo Aeromexico announced a consolidated net loss of US$2.1 billion for 2020.

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-release ... 29436.html

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by LAXintl
Wed Feb 17, 2021 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation - February 2021
Replies: 42
Views: 6259

Re: Turkish Aviation - February 2021

Fraport AG contract to operate and manage Antalya Airport was extended till 2026. As part of the agreement, Fraport will be able to defer annual concession fee payments during the 2022-2024 contract years. https://www.fraport.com/en/newsroom/press-releases/2021/turkish-government-extends-fraport-tav...

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by LAXintl
Tue Feb 16, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 717
Views: 107690

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

JetBlue pilots represented by ALPA rejected an agreement that would have given the company contractual relief in order to implement JetBlue’s full partnership with American Airlines. More than 92 percent of eligible voters participated and, of those, 53.7 percent voted against the agreement.

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by LAXintl
Fri Feb 12, 2021 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 234757

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

Regarding used narrowbodies, below was from pilot townhall in January Q. Why is United continuing to acquire used aircraft from other airlines? A. There are no further plans for used airplane acquisitions. We have another (16) A319 airplanes coming from EasyJet and (12) B737-700’s from Southwest, an...

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by LAXintl
Fri Feb 12, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Santa Lucia Airport Mexico City first phase inaugurated
Replies: 31
Views: 5369

Re: Santa Lucia Airport Mexico City first phase inaugurated

So for clarification, is this the half-built airport that the current Mexican president halted, or is this a conversion of an extant airfield? Its being built on the grounds of the existing air force base https://cdnimg.bnamericas.com/feaccrwbPKXfTsMBNaRahxXvCZuPbxArUHuJTJTizeCKSTgfdNIzjodsCBWObTIb...

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by LAXintl
Fri Feb 12, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1871
Views: 118912

Re: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!

Recovered Covid patients have been reinfected with new virus strains, WHO says https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/12/recovered-covid-patients-have-been-reinfected-with-new-virus-strains-who-says.html Preliminary reports from South Africa suggest people with prior Covid infection could be reinfected with ...

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by LAXintl
Fri Feb 12, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q1 2021
Replies: 316
Views: 30933

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

Canada stepping ups its COVID traveller protocols Effective Feb 22, all air arrivals must take arrival test, spend 3-nights in a government approved hotel as part of 14-day quarantine, then another test before release. Land arrivals must also test, quarantine, and another test. https://travel.gc.ca/...

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by LAXintl
Fri Feb 12, 2021 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 330
Views: 90309

Re: Malaysia Airlines News and Discussion Thread

Malaysia Airlines says it has concluded a meeting with creditors as part of its restructuring plan where it detailed its proposed plans. In a statement, airline said the outcome of the creditor meeting will be reported back to the UK court for consideration by the judge at the sanction hearing that ...

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by LAXintl
Fri Feb 12, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 44
Views: 6201

Re: Interjet News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Seems the businessman Alejandro del Valle who became president of the airline in December still says the carrier will receive US$150 million dollars capital from one of his investment funds to rescue the airline. The airline however still has big debts including nearly $150mil to various parties inc...

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by LAXintl
Thu Feb 11, 2021 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 234757

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

The announced painting 50 planes is basically bare bones minimum and driven by maintenance needs than any desire to push the rebrand exercise along.

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by LAXintl
Thu Feb 11, 2021 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 116386

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

Startup delayed again. Now slipped till March 28.

Baby A319 be more appropriate imo, not premium heavy 767 when corporate travel remains down 95%.

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by LAXintl
Thu Feb 11, 2021 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda grounds CRJ1000 fleet, return to lessor
Replies: 21
Views: 5314

Re: Garuda grounds CRJ1000 fleet, return to lessor

Garuda CEO was arrested in 2019 and convicted on corruption and money laundering related to Airbus, Rolls and the BBD orders. Additionally, the UK launched its own investigation against Bombardier in 2020 over bribery for the Garuda order. No doubt fishy things happened, and these planes are under a...

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by LAXintl
Thu Feb 11, 2021 5:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Myanmar coup's effects on civil aviation
Replies: 5
Views: 1424

Re: Myanmar coup's effects on civil aviation

There is a NOTAM out about the Yangon FIR. They have had ongoing comm issues due to internet and telephone services being disrupted in the country.

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by LAXintl
Wed Feb 10, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 234757

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

Q&A from pilot townhall regarding A350 and 764 Q. What is the status of United's A350 order as well as the B767-400 return to service? A. The A350 is still on the order book, but not scheduled until 2027. The B767-400 airplanes will remain in storage and only ferry out and back to storage for so...

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by LAXintl
Tue Feb 09, 2021 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Domestic Travel Covid Test Requirement?
Replies: 2
Views: 467

Re: US Domestic Travel Covid Test Requirement?

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Discussion on topic already

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by LAXintl
Mon Feb 08, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun County moves forward with IPO plans
Replies: 26
Views: 5648

Re: Sun County moves forward with IPO plans

https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data ... 456ds1.htm
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IPO prospectus released. Plans to trade on Nasdaq.

https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data ... 456ds1.htm

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by LAXintl
Mon Feb 08, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 433
Views: 104106

Re: Updated: Thai Airways enters Bankruptcy Protection

https://thethaiger.com/news/national/th ... ation-plan
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A bit more news.

Indeed 3 fleet types - A330, A380 and B747 will be removed and shed 395 pilots as part of the rehabilitation plan

https://thethaiger.com/news/national/th ... ation-plan

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by LAXintl
Mon Feb 08, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 44
Views: 6201

Re: Interjet News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Well, I can't access their website interjet.com
Get an error stating their Microsoft Azure security certificate expired. Not a good sign :shakehead:

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by LAXintl
Mon Feb 08, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 330
Views: 90309

Re: Malaysia Airlines News and Discussion Thread

Aircraft lessors will vote on the airline’s proposed restructuring scheme on 10 February 2021. They are among the group of primary creditors owed $3.9bil.

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by LAXintl
Mon Feb 08, 2021 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11
Replies: 171
Views: 42794

Re: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11

Grupo Aeromexico asked the court to extend the deadline to submit its restructuring plan by 4 months, currently scheduled due by April 24.

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by LAXintl
Sat Feb 06, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greater Bay Airlines (GBA) News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 9
Views: 2588

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

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/hon ... acated-its
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14-day deadline for other airlines to file objections against GBA route license request has passed without an objection from Cathay Group.

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/hon ... acated-its

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by LAXintl
Sat Feb 06, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 180
Views: 39983

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021

CAAC approved the transfer of KA authorizes to 15 Chinese cities (Chongqing, Chengdu, Fuzhou, Qingdao, Xiamen, Guangzhou, Zhengzhou, Hangzhou, Xi’an, Wenzhou, Ningbo, Haikou, Sanya Nanjing and Wuhan) to CX. Some cities such as Jinan, Kunming, Changsha, Guilin and Nanning – did not appear on the list...

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by LAXintl
Sat Feb 06, 2021 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines Group News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 145
Views: 28624

Re: Singapore Airlines Group News and Discussion Thread - 2021

As part of earnings report they noted of 123 parked aircraft they had "33 surplus aircraft" for which they would take an impairment charge. Any idea on 33? I believe the 33 are 26 SIA and 7 NokScoot frames they took a charge on last year. Per my records they were: 11 - A319/320 7 - A380 1...

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by LAXintl
Fri Feb 05, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 869
Views: 170176

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021

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A picture posted by NAC

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by LAXintl
Thu Feb 04, 2021 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 234757

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

Per crew update, latest count of aircraft in longer-term storage in places such as GYR, ROW. 319/320 - 58 737 - 58 757 - 41 767 - 33 777 - 39 Obviously, there are addtional aircraft that are parked for extended periods at hubs like IAH or aircraft that are technically back in service but receive ver...

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by LAXintl
Thu Feb 04, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia X plans overhaul to survive
Replies: 263
Views: 43906

Re: AirAsia X plans overhaul to survive

http://orientaviation.com/articles/5422 ... to-pass-go
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AirAsia Group parent received approval for a private equity placement expected to generate gross proceeds of 454.51 million ringgit (US$112.2 million) in new capital.

http://orientaviation.com/articles/5422 ... to-pass-go

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by LAXintl
Tue Feb 02, 2021 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion
Replies: 597
Views: 113392

Re: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion

The rising price of AA shares fueled in part by a short squeeze is proving too rich for analysts leading to downgrading due to questionable remaining upside https://www.barrons.com/articles/american-airlines-stock-gets-a-downgrade-as-shares-get-squeezed-51612195006 I like how one called AA a “fixer-...

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by LAXintl
Tue Feb 02, 2021 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNA Group enters bankruptcy restructuring
Replies: 45
Views: 9338

Re: HNA Group enters bankruptcy restructuring

https://www.aerotime.aero/27143-Hainan- ... -investors
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Hainan Airlines says its operations are "stable and normal" and will spend this year negotiating to bring in strategic investors.

https://www.aerotime.aero/27143-Hainan- ... -investors

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by LAXintl
Tue Feb 02, 2021 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 386
Views: 86450

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

The bankruptcy court approved the request till June 30, 2021 for LATAM to submit its plan of reorganization.

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by LAXintl
Mon Feb 01, 2021 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q1 2021
Replies: 316
Views: 30933

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

https://www.timesofisrael.com/ministers ... f-abating/
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Israel extends its airport closure for another week.

https://www.timesofisrael.com/ministers ... f-abating/

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by LAXintl
Mon Feb 01, 2021 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greater Bay Airlines (GBA) News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 9
Views: 2588

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

Greater Bay Airlines is preparing a fallback plan to start with cargo services first in late summer if pandemic conditions make passenger flights infeasible. Greater Bay is set to take delivery of the first of three leased, secondhand Boeing 737-800 jets in mid-February, with additional deliveries d...

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by LAXintl
Sun Jan 31, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q1 2021
Replies: 316
Views: 30933

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

No doubt aviation and travel played a major part in infections. Not only did the virus become a global tourist thanks to air travel, but we have also increasing proof of how individual flights contributed to infection among fellow travelers. In hindsight, those nations that shut down their borders, ...

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by LAXintl
Sat Jan 30, 2021 5:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1871
Views: 118912

Re: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!

Maybe a helpful FAQ put out by one of the large insurers in California. How soon will I gain immunity to COVID-19? You will start to have some immunity seven days after your first dose. Your immunity will continue to build and will reach a peak about two to three weeks after the second dose. Keep in...

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by LAXintl
Sat Jan 30, 2021 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 525
Views: 111469

Re: United Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline

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Website is live

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by LAXintl
Fri Jan 29, 2021 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNA Group enters bankruptcy restructuring
Replies: 45
Views: 9338

Re: HNA Group enters bankruptcy restructuring

While I would normally agree, the fact that the governmental owned "China 3" are financially also in trouble, raises the possibility that the elimination (or downsizing) of the competition is what the Chinese Central Government is looking for. The Chinese aviation market was already hot p...

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by LAXintl
Fri Jan 29, 2021 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avatar Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 213
Views: 25967

Re: Avatar Airlines (formerly Family Airlines) start up tries again..

Some more comedy A new airline worth over a $Billion before it’s first flight leaves the ground? https://www.einpresswire.com/article/534919718/a-new-airline-worth-over-a-billion-before-it-s-first-flight-leaves-the-ground?r=paTF83zU3jy6g4f-T5 Also video interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w80E...

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