Interjet shareholders voted to approve filing for bankruptcy protection.
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... after-vote
When EU spoke about this first back in March, they stressed the need for secure digital certification. Don't see the U.S.CDC paper certification being accepted you can hardly prove them being authentic.Jump to post
Where did your "approx 20%" come from? This is the number they gave last week: "About 12% of our new tickets are using credits accumulated largely during the pandemic" https://seekingalpha.com/article/4420137-united-airlines-holdings-inc-ual-ceo-scott-kirby-on-q1-2021-results-ea...Jump to post
All part of deal with Boeing and lessors as part of airlines bankruptcy.
See current discusion >> viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1447875
On the yield, keep in mind that in United's case, approx 20% percent of current booking are customers burning off previous credits, which means essentially reduced if not minimal new income associated with these customers. So yes there are people to fly, but many earn UA no money. For the industry m...Jump to post
AM has reached an agreement with Boeing and lessors to add 28 aircraft to its fleet -- 24 737MAX + 4 787-9, while returning 18 older leased aircraft. The move will save it long-term maintenance and leasing cost. Agreement subject to BK court approval. https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2021/...Jump to post
Colorado based owners of the 747-400 Supertanker, Tanker 944, announced they will be ceasing operations immediately. The group behind the operation had been seeking prospective buyers and had been forced to furlough employees until the fate of the tanker was known. https://fireaviation.com/2021/04/2...Jump to post
And US-Canada border closure extended for another month till May 21st https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/local/2021/04/21/us-canada-border-travel-restrictions-extended-through-may-21-2021/ Canada also banning travellers from Pakistan and India for a 30-day period as an increasing number of travelle...Jump to post
TAP published its 2020 numbers suffering a EUR.1.2Bil (US$1.44 b).
https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/portuga ... 2021-04-22
Southwest Airlines reported 1Q 2021 operating revenues down 51.5% to $2.1 billion with a net income of US$116 million.(thanks to $1.2 billion offset of salaries, wages, and benefits expenses from the PSP) Ended 1Q with liquidity of $15.3 billion. For Q2, April and May forecast traffic down 35-45% co...Jump to post
American Airlines Group reported 1Q 2021 revenue down 53% to US$4.0 billion, with net loss of $1.3 billion.(includes $2.1 billion credit related to PPP funding) Average cash burn rate approximately $27 million per day in the first quarter. Group ended the quarter with approximately $17.3 billion of ...Jump to post
Well that Hong Kong to Singapore travel bubble concept delayed again as more COVID cases are reported
https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/health-e ... nt-delayed
Virgin Atlantic to launch cargo-only services between LHR and FRA effective April 25.
https://aircargoworld.com/news/virgin-a ... r-and-fra/
Signed deal for 3 A333 leases. First will arrive in February 2022
Now I understand, why a certain airline in India- GoAir- fires their CEO, and other seniors, almost every six to nine months. They keep shuffling and going through new CEO's- most of these have been western expats. Their owner clearly doesn't trust such execs, and they are booted out when they aren...Jump to post
AA indeed reducing flights to South America because of weak demand due COVID.
https://www.reuters.com/business/aerosp ... 021-04-19/
Favorable leasing market so Volaris announced it will pick up 8 additional A320NEO frames for delivery this year. With the additional aircraft, should bring the year-end fleet to 98 frames, including 3 NEO's coming directly from Airbus this year. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/volaris-anno...Jump to post
AM reported 1Q 2021 earnings - revenue down 51.3% to US$347 million, with net loss of $212 million.
https://aeromexico.com/cms/sites/defaul ... _Final.pdf
Latest block hour update. https://i.ibb.co/rGSZfTq/may.png https://i.ibb.co/rGSZfTq/may.png They also revealed United at some point in the future (perhaps as early as 2022) intends to make the 787 in addition to the 767 the long haul workhorse out of ORD. Rather ancient news. Pre-pandemic was announ...Jump to post
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) announced the aircraft lessor is growing its 737 MAX portfolio with an order for 15 737-8 jets. Boeing press release: https://boeing.mediaroom.com/2021-04-20-Dubai-Aerospace-Enterprise-Orders-15-Boeing-737-MAX-Jets = DAE's existing portfolio of 737MAX are with AA and...Jump to post
A380 A6-APG ferried to Teruel Spain today.
United hosting two-day event to share its "vision for a new tomorrow" Everyone from Kirby, to chief commercial officer Nocella, to network team Gupta and Quayle to MileagePlus Bondar and new SVP worldwide sales Burse will have presentations. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Ex_bXtYWgA07o41?form...Jump to post
Interview with Kadri Samsunlu the CEO of Istanbul Airport
https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/br ... rport-ceo/
Cathay Pacific's cargo capacity dropped 25%. The former British Territory rules are really hurting the company, while mainland blows right by! CX capacity it down because of crew quarantine rules. That is why FX moved its HKG crew base to OAK, and other airlines are avoiding crew layovers both in H...Jump to post
DHL adding 17 weekly Asia-Pacific frequencies using AeroLogic and Kalitta 777s https://aircargoworld.com/news/express/dhl-express-expands-asia-pacific-routes-with-17-new-weekly-777f-operations https://www.aircargonews.net/sectors/express/dhl-express-adds-b777f-capacity-between-asia-pacific-the-us-an...Jump to post
As someone that has actually has met and spoken with AAB, I found him to be extremely intelligent with a keen grasp of the details in his operation. Sure publicly he can come off strong or arrogant, but I would say in general what he say is what many already think but don't have the platform to stat...Jump to post
One can clearly see how revenue lagging far behind demand. For Q2 they forecast to fly 68% of 2019 capacity but estimate 50-55% of revenue. Regarding the key corporate travel segment, they stated they expect 1/3 of them to have travel in Q2. Long term see 75-80% of corp revenues coming back "ne...Jump to post
March quarter 2021 Delta reporting GAAP pre-tax loss of $1.5 billion on total revenue of $4.2 billion. Adjusted pre-tax basis showed a loss of $2.9 billion and loss per share of $3.55 on operating revenue of $3.6 billion a decline of 65 percent on 55 percent lower sellable capacity. At the end of th...Jump to post
Hong Kong being removed from the schedule for the entire S21 season. At moment planned back in October. Let see...
http://www.orientaviation.com/articles/ ... w-enforced
US CDC study out today says that keeping the middle seat vacant can actually make a difference to in-flight transmission. According to the CDC, a laboratory-based model "predicts a 23% to 57% reduction in exposure to viable virus particles when middle seats on an airline are kept vacant." ...Jump to post
Israel looks to reopen its borders to international travelers on 23 May. Details are pending but look initially to only be for group travelers and those who are vaccinated along with pre and post flight PCR testing. https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexledsom/2021/04/13/israel-to-open-international-trav...Jump to post
No on Polaris, but all require some level of work including gear swings.
As was explained to the pilot group, the move is an interim measure and no longer-term decisions regarding the fleet had been made.
Increased forged Covid-19 certificates hit airlines, which have to police them, and put airlines at risk if they transport infected passengers with false or incorrect documentation.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/fake-covid ... 1618330621
United looking for more cash. United Airlines intends to commence a private offering to eligible purchasers of US$5.5 billion in aggregate principal amount of two series of notes, the senior secured notes due 2026 and the senior secured notes due 2029, subject to market and other conditions. The Not...Jump to post
Another extension granted on business plan submission to the court
https://www.flightglobal.com/airlines/n ... 65.article
AA estimates its cash burn rate for Q1 was $27mil/day generating net loss of $2.7-2.8bil on 62% reduction in revenue.
Ended Q1 with $17.3bil liquidity.
AA is deferring and converted 5 787-8 deliveries to 787-9s due in 2023, and 14 787-8s due this year will delivered by early 2022 instead.
Additionally 18 737MAX due in 2021/22 deferred to 2023/24.
Two GUM 73Us will enter the domestic system.Jump to post
IAH is physically limited in the number of gates and also has logistical issues with passenger movement, baggage handling, and inefficient staffing required which creates bottlenecks. The summer 2019 schedule pushed UA daily departures to over 500 which had a considerable negative impact on the oper...Jump to post
I'm really surprised that demand at SFO remains so much lower than LAX. Pre-COVID, it was the 3rd largest O&D market in the country. I guess that just shows how business and international heavy it is. The good thing for UA is that nobody else is really making any kind of move in bay area. I wou...Jump to post
SFO: has become UA worst performing hub in terms of business, international and leisure traffic. UA does expect improvement in June should the state fully reopen. UA will also add an additional late afternoon bank at SFO in June to increase connectivity. The reason for late afternoon bank is due to...Jump to post
AA flight fromSydney to Los Angeles canceled after crew member tests positive for COVID-19.
https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/a ... 152498002/
LATAM BK court docket rejecting A350 leases.
Looks like all are managed by AerCap Ireland Ltd.
https://cases.primeclerk.com/LATAM/Home ... OA==&id2=0
VCVSpotter wrote:United 777-200ER (reg unknown) filed HNL-VCV 9AM - 5:17PM as UA2714 tomorrow (April 9). My bet is that this is one of the PW engined 772s headed to VCV for storage....anyone have more details?