PenAir awarded Liberal, Dodge City KS EAS contracts

PenAir (KS, Anchorage Ted Stevens) has been awarded Essential Air Service (EAS) contracts for the towns of Liberal and Dodge City in Kansas by the US Department of Transportation (DOT). The Alaskan carrier will operate twelve weekly return flights using Saab 340B turboprops to either city from ...

Singapore Airlines plane catches fire while making emergency landing – The Guardian


The Guardian

Singapore Airlines plane catches fire while making emergency landing
The Guardian
Passenger on Singapore Airlines Flight SQ368 from Changi Airport to Milan said they clapped as the jet made what appeared to be a smooth emergency landing. But seconds later, the right engine and wing were ablaze, with flames engulfing the right side ...
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CommutAir adds ERJ to its AOC; jet ops to start July 1

LATAM’s senior VP: Airline brand soars after merger – Miami Herald


Miami Herald

LATAM's senior VP: Airline brand soars after merger
Miami Herald
There's a new look in the skies above the Americas. Four years after Brazil-based airline TAM and LAN, with headquarters in Santiago and Lima, merged to form LATAM Airlines Group, the new brand made its formal debut this spring with a new livery on its ...

Flight test: New route for Aussies to US – Traveller


Traveller

Flight test: New route for Aussies to US
Traveller
Profusely apologetic, the crew offered to swap my seat for that of an airline executive, but I was perfectly happy in my three quarter-reclined position and slept so soundly I missed breakfast (good call by Martin, the flight attendant, who apparently ...

Thai Airways to get latest cutting-edge Airbus models – Bangkok Post


Bangkok Post

Thai Airways to get latest cutting-edge Airbus models
Bangkok Post
Thai Airways International gave no information on what it is paying for the new fleet. THAI is boosting efforts to reduce losses and turn the company around. Its president, Charamporn Jotikasthira, said the planes would help maintain the airline's ...

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Thai Airways to get latest cutting-edge Airbus models – Bangkok Post


Bangkok Post

Thai Airways to get latest cutting-edge Airbus models
Bangkok Post
Thai Airways International gave no information on what it is paying for the new fleet. THAI is boosting efforts to reduce losses and turn the company around. Its president, Charamporn Jotikasthira, said the planes would help maintain the airline's ...

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Airways and NATS confirm co-operation agreement – Scoop.co.nz


Airways and NATS confirm co-operation agreement
Scoop.co.nz
“By developing closer ties with counterparts around the world, like-minded and progressive ANSPs such as Airways and NATS will deliver significant benefits to our airline customers and the aviation sector globally.” Martin Rolfe added: “Airways and ...

Auckland Airport welcomes inaugural American Airlines flight – Scoop.co.nz


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Auckland Airport welcomes inaugural American Airlines flight
Scoop.co.nz
Auckland Airport has welcomed its 23rd international airline this morning, with the arrival of the inaugural American Airlines daily flight between Los Angeles and Auckland. Norris Carter, Auckland Airport's general manager – aeronautical commercial ...
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American Airlines flight from London to Charlotte evacuated when fumes fill cabin – Charlotte Observer


Charlotte Observer

American Airlines flight from London to Charlotte evacuated when fumes fill cabin
Charlotte Observer
Two rear slides were deployed by flight attendants and one by a passenger, American Airlines confirmed. About 25 people escaped on inflatable slides, a statement from the airline said. The flight was canceled and accommodations were being made to get ...
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California Pacific seeks $5mn in added launch capital

California Pacific Airlines (Carlsbad, CA) founder and CEO, Ted Vallas, says he is looking to raise USD5 million over the next three months in a bid to get his long-running start-up operational. Speaking to Coast News, Vallas said he had now secured authorization from the US Securities and ...

Iran Aseman Ailrines boss arrested over IAC fuel debt saga

The Iran Airports Company (IAC) has secured an arrest warrant for Iran Aseman Airlines (EP, Tehran Mehrabad) Managing Director, Abbas Rahmatiyan, following the carrier's refusal to settle debts owed to the organization. Gholamhossein Bagherian, a member of the IAC's board of directors, told ...

Airlines can now import older planes – The Hindu


The Hindu

Airlines can now import older planes
The Hindu
Domestic airlines can now import aircraft that are up to 18 years old into the country with the government amending more than two-decade rules in this regard. The move is expected to provide a fillip for the government's ambitious efforts to boost ...

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Etihad Airways hosts charity iftar for 5000 labourers – The National


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Etihad Airways hosts charity iftar for 5000 labourers
The National
More than 300 employees volunteered to distribute meals as part of the 'Share your blessings this Ramadan' campaign hosted by the airline's Sports and Social Committee. The workers were given water, packets of nuts, socks and eye shades donated by the ...
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Singapore Airlines says not eyeing control of Virgin Oz

Singapore Airlines (SQ, Singapore Changi) says it has no intention of acquiring a majority shareholding in Virgin Australia (VA, Brisbane Int'l). In a statement issued late last week, the carrier said its interests in the Australian operator were “best served through an independent Virgin ...

Brexit presents opportunity for UAE airlines – Khaleej Times


Khaleej Times

Brexit presents opportunity for UAE airlines
Khaleej Times
The Dubai-based carrier has deployed superjumbo A380s for a majority of its flights to London. The airline operates a total of 514 flights a week to European countries. Etihad Airways operates 42 flights a week to the UK including 21 weekly flights to ...

Brazil set to lift foreign ownership caps of local airlines

In the wake of India's decision to open its aviation sector up to more foreign investment, Brazil’s lower house of Congress has also voted 199 to 71 to allow 100% foreign ownership of local airlines. While original legislation had capped foreign ownership of local airlines at 20%, subsequent ...

Carrier on high after push for employees – South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

Carrier on high after push for employees
South China Morning Post
As Hong Kong Airlines embarked on its ambitious plan to almost double its fleet size by the end of 2018, it has found itself in a race against other airlines for manpower. ... A decade after the airline was established in 2006, it now has a fleet of 30 ...

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Brexit: UK airlines could take a hit: IATA – The Australian


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Brexit: UK airlines could take a hit: IATA
The Australian
The uncertainty around the Brexit vote and currency concerns has already hit International Consolidated Airlines Group, which owns British Airways, Ireland's Aer Lingus and Spanish carriers Iberia and Vueling, with the group issuing a profit warning ...

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Passengers evacuate from American Airlines plane at Heathrow over ‘smoke’ – BBC News


BBC News

Passengers evacuate from American Airlines plane at Heathrow over 'smoke'
BBC News
Passengers had to use an emergency slide to evacuate a flight at Heathrow Airport, American Airlines has said. Smoke was found in the cabin of the London to Charlotte flight at Terminal 3 on Sunday morning. There were 277 passengers and 12 crew on ...
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