Venezuela Suspends TAP Air Portugal; Alleges ‘Irregularities’

By Alan Dron Feb 21, 2020
Venezuela has banned TAP Air Portugal from operating into the Venezuelan capital Caracas for a period of 90 days following what it described as “serious irregularities” in a recent flight.
Air Transport

Avianca Expands European Service With TAP Codeshare

By Kurt Hofmann Feb 21, 2020
Bogotá-based Avianca will launch a codeshare with Lisbon-based TAP Air Portugal from Feb. 27 to further expand its European presence. 
Air Transport

GOL Forecasts 20-Aircraft MAX Fleet By Year-End

By Ben Goldstein Feb 21, 2020
Executives at Brazilian LCC GOL expect to operate roughly 20 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft by the end of the year, part of a transition that will see the MAX comprise half the carrier’s all-737 fleet by 2025.
Air Transport

Superjet 100 Maker Renamed Regional Aircraft Branch Of Irkut

By Maxim Pyadushkin Feb 21, 2020
Russia’s Superjet 100 (SSJ100) regional aircraft has lost its last association with former designer Sukhoi Company. 
Air Transport

Bird Strikes Cost $364 Million In Insurance Claims, Study Says

By Kurt Hofmann Feb 21, 2020
Germany-based insurance company Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has found that bird strikes are a notable contributor of aviation collision/crash incidents, after analyzing more than 50,000 claims. 
Air Transport

Condor, LOT Get Anti-Trust Clearance; Fleet Growth Eyed

By Jens Flottau Feb 21, 2020
German leisure airline Condor is nearing the end of its protective umbrella restructuring process and is preparing for double-digit capacity growth in the next winter timetable.
Air Transport

Editorial: Bombardier And The Perils Of Government Interference

Feb 21, 2020
Bombardier’s retreat shows why governments should seed technology development and let industry carry the risk of creating new products.
Air Transport

U.S. DOT Seeks To Refine Airline ‘Unfair Practice’ Definitions

By Karen Walker Feb 20, 2020
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is looking to clarify its definition of what constitutes unfair and deceptive practices by an airline or ticket agent—a move likely to be welcomed by airlines.
Air Transport

Atlas Air To Park Four 747-400 Freighters; Return Fifth To Lessor

By Ben Goldstein Feb 20, 2020
Atlas Air will park four Boeing 747-400 converted freighters this year and return a fifth to a lessor, moves intended to counteract falling yields and utilization rates caused by softening macroeconomic trends. 
Air Transport

Boeing Promotes Washington State Tax Change In WTO Settlement Effort 

By Michael Bruno Feb 20, 2020
Potential lawmaking in Washington state that dials back tax savings that Boeing has enjoyed for nearly two decades could be a key catalyst for Airbus, Boeing, Europe and the U.S. to finally reach a cease-fire in their long-running airliner subsidy disputes.
Air Transport

Belgium To Opt For Six Remote ATC Towers

By Alan Dron Feb 20, 2020
Belgian air navigation service provider (ANSP) skeyes plans to gradually install remote air traffic control (ATC) towers at six airports and airfields throughout Belgium.
Air Transport

TAROM Begins Short-Haul Fleet Renewal

By Alan Dron Feb 20, 2020
Romanian flag carrier TAROM has begun taking delivery of a batch of nine ATR 72-600 turboprops, to step up domestic services. 
Air Transport

Belavia Leases Three E195-E2s From AerCap

By Polina Montag-Girmes Feb 20, 2020
Belavia Belarusian Airlines has signed a lease agreement with AerCap Holdings for three Embraer E195-E2s, making the carrier the first operator of the type in the Commonwealth of Independent States. 
Air Transport

IATA Forecasts Almost $30B COVID-19 Revenue Hit On Airlines

By Karen Walker Feb 20, 2020
Airlines around the world will likely see demand for flights down by 4.7% this year and a $29.3 billion revenue hit because of the COVID-19 viral outbreak, IATA said Feb. 20.
Air Transport

Study Sees Cargo As Opportunity For Advanced Aerial Mobility

By Graham Warwick Feb 20, 2020
A National Academies study of advanced aerial mobility requested by NASA concludes the commercial cargo market is likely to be an early adopter of autonomous air vehicle technology for rural cargo operations, including “middle mile” distribution and “last mile” package deliveries. 
Defense and Space

Hainan Province Moves To Take Over Hainan Airlines

By Bradley Perrett Feb 20, 2020
The provincial government of Hainan, China, is moving to take control of HNA Group’s Hainan Airlines, of which it is already a major indirect…
Air Transport

Air France-KLM Braces For Earnings, Capacity Drop From COVID-19

By Helen Massy-Beresford Feb 20, 2020
Air France-KLM said the COVID-19 outbreak would have a negative impact of up to €200 million ($216 million) on its operating profit in the coming…
Air Transport

Qantas Expects COVID-19 To Dent Profits, Not Fleet Plans

By Adrian Schofield Feb 20, 2020
Qantas expects to take a major financial hit from capacity reductions related to the COVID-19 outbreak, although the airline remains on track to make some significant aircraft order moves this year.
Air Transport

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GoJet To Fly 20 More CRJ-550s For United

By Ben Goldstein Feb 19, 2020
GoJet Airlines will expand its Bombardier CRJ-550 fleet by 20 aircraft, a move that will see it operate 74 of the 50-seat jets on behalf of United Airlines as United Express.
Air Transport

Lessors Deferring Payments, Moving Aircraft To Combat COVID-19, MAX Issues

By Sean Broderick Feb 19, 2020
As airlines grapple with capacity shortages created by the Boeing 737 MAX grounding or a sudden over-supply because of COVID-19-related schedule reductions, lessors are supporting their mitigation plans, including matching customers in both categories and moving aircraft between them.
Air Transport

WestJet Bolsters Calgary Hub Ahead Of Peak Summer Season

By Ben Goldstein Feb 19, 2020
WestJet is doubling down on its Calgary base in 2020, with plans to add more than 90 new flights to its primary hub by the peak summer travel season.
Air Transport

 

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