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Seventeen parties have submitted expressions of interest (EOI) regarding the sale of South African Express (XZ, Johannesburg O.R. Tambo) which is currently in provisional liquidation. In June, the bankrupt carrier's joint provisional liquidators (JPL), Tshwane Trust, called for EOIs covering either…

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LONDON – Qatar Airways (QR) announced on Friday that it would begin to resume more US flights as it plans to rebuild its American route network. The carrier plans to offer 56 weekly flights to eight US gateways by mid-September, maintaining its position as the largest international carrier operator…

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Electric propulsion specialist MagniX is stepping up flight testing of electric versions of the Cessna Caravan and DHC-2 Beaver.August 10, 2020, 8:39 AMMagniX has reported further progress with flight testing of its proposed electric versions of the Cessna Caravan and DHC-2 Beaver utility aircraft.…

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LONDON – Staff from UK low-cost carrier easyJet (U2) will protest again today over the proposed base closures. The bases of Southend (SEN), Newcastle (NCL) and London Stansted (STN) will affect over 1,200 cabin crew jobs. Protests will take place at Southend Airport. Anxiety is intensifying after…

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LONDON – More than 6,000 staff at the Singapore Airlines Group (SQ) have taken no-pay leave. This is so then the Group can cope with the lack of demand in the industry due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Around 1,700 employees have taken up volunteer positions and jobs in companies external from SQ.…

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The Lockheed Martin AGM-183A "Arrow" hypersonic missile could be fielded as early as 2022 if development proceeds successfully.August 10, 2020, 6:51 AMLockheed Martin’s AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW, “Arrow”) successfully completed its final captive-carry test on August 8.…

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This week on Skeds of air Lines, that Texan cowboy — Southwest — decided the time had come to face reality and make a move. But that was pretty much all of the big action at the O.K. Corral. Everyone else went back to the saloon to think about what’s … Read the post

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Qatar Airways has made this announcement: Qatar Airways has announced the resumption of services to Adelaide, Australia starting from August 16, 2020. The South Australian capital will become the airline’s fifth destination in Australia to resume flights, making Qatar Airways the only international…

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SA Premier Steven Marshall and federal Trade Minister Simon Birmingham have praised the business for restarting flights to Adelaide. The post Qatar’s influence grows after SA Premier’s praise appeared first on Australian Aviation.

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Skymark Airlines (BC, Tokyo Haneda) has secured up to JPY50 billion yen (USD472 million) in bank loans to prepare itself for the impact of a second wave of the coronavirus, Jiji Press reported. The carrier agreed with three private banks - Sumitomo Mitsui Banking, Mizuho Bank, and Resona Bank - to extend…

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On Monday, the PM told reporters it was “for others to judge” whether Premiers were doing the right thing but that they had to “explain the decisions”. The post PM refuses to criticise state closures in major shift appeared first on Australian Aviation.

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VietJetAir (VJ, Hanoi) plans to sell all of its treasury stock to a strategic shareholder, a deal that would help raise working capital and ensure profit growth, the carrier revealed in a stock exchange filing on August 6. The 17.77 million treasury shares, equivalent to 3.28% of the company's charter…

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FlyPelican has extended its return flights between Canberra Airport and Byron Bay for a further eight weeks, due to strong demand. The post Byron Bay booms with more Canberra flights appeared first on Australian Aviation.

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A statement released to the ASX on Monday morning blamed the poor take-up on tightened border restrictions and the COVID-19 outbreak in Melbourne. The post 95% of investors shun Qantas share purchase plan appeared first on Australian Aviation.

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