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Bahamasair (UP, Nassau Int'l) is evaluating various options to preserve cash, including salary cuts affecting all 595 employees, after the Bahamas restored border restrictions three weeks after they were relaxed due to a resurgence of the COVID-19 cases. Prime Minister Hubert Minnis announced on July…

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John Quaife looks back on a long association with the RAAF's biennial capstone exercise and reflects on changes to Pitch Black. The post Retired Air Vice-Marshal reflects on Exercise Pitch Black appeared first on Australian Aviation.

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Responding to a bipartisan letter signed by 16 US Senators, President Donald Trump told the media that he was supportive of extending the payroll support programme available to airlines beyond September 30, 2020. "We don’t want to lose our airlines. If they’re looking at that, whether they’re…

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Grupo Aeroméxico will renegotiate the leasing terms and debts for its aircraft, including restructuring its obligations with Boeing, as part of the company's financial restructuring, the business newspaper El Financiero has reported. The Aeroméxico (AM, México City Int'l) parent…

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Editor’s Note: The following is a series of interviews carried out by the author in May 2020. The series has covered so far the state of the industry and fleet (available in the Special May/June 2020 issue of Airways), the future of the Passenger Experience, Route Networks,…

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MIAMI – The UK AAIB has released the serious incident report for the Laudamotion (OE) aircraft at London Stansted Airport (STN). The incident occurred on March 1, 2019, and the report highlights many of the challenges that still exist in cabin safety. The Incident On the evening of March 1, 2019,…

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LONDON– Ukraine International Airlines (PS) is slowly resuming its operations after a three-month shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The airline has a close dialogue with governments around the world. It is also ensuring the health and safety of all of its staff and passengers. It is thus…

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Cranky Talk: How Airlines are Keeping Travelers Safe It’s Cranky Talk time again, and this week, it’s a super-sized 18+ minute podcast. Why is it so long? Well, we had a lot to talk about. See, this week we really dive into the whole “health and safety” thing, and it ……

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Bamboo Airways is leasing two (OY-GDB and OY-GDC) Embraer ERJ 195s of Great Dane Airlines for a period of 6 months. Great Dane Airlines will also move 45 employees to Vietnam to operate the aircraft. The aircraft will operate charter flights from Can Tho to Con Dao, Da Nang to Con Dao, and Hanoi to…

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Bell's new Wichita facility was previously occupied by sister company Textron Aviation. August 8, 2020, 11:27 PMBell officially opened its new Wichita facility last week in building C-5, which is a space previously occupied by certain engineering resources of sister company Textron Aviation. Bell is…

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MIAMI – Air Serbia (JU) and Turkish Airlines (TK), the national flag carriers of Serbia and Turkey, have announced a codeshare agreement between the two airlines. Jiri Marek, General Manager Commercial and Strategy Air Serbia, said, “We are glad to have developed our cooperation with Turkish…

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MIAMI – India’s Mangalore International Airport (IXE) has taken up several works related to its safety and landing facilities since 2010. The configuration of IXE came up as a factor in the Mangalore Air crash of May 22, 2010. The Boeing 737 involved overshot the runway threshold…

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MIAMI – SpiceJet (SG) has for the first time operated a long-haul wide-body charter flight to Canada on a wet-leased aircraft. Today, the airline repatriated 352 Canadian nationals and permanent residency holders from New Delhi to Toronto. The flight departed from New Delhi at 8.10 am IST and…

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The Armée de l’Air is expected to receive eight special-mission King Air 350s for a range of reconnaissance duties.August 8, 2020, 7:13 AMFrance’s military procurement agency, the Direction Générale de l’Armement (DGA), has taken delivery of the first Beechcraft King Air 350 aircraft modified…

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From USA Today: Frontier Airlines CEO Barry Biffle (above) has called on the CDC to update its advice of flying during the COVID-19 pandemic according to a report by USA Today. The airline also stated it has received only 27 requests from the CDS since January for contact tracing. Read the full report.…

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Flying in 2020 and 2021: How Airlines Are Adapting and How Passengers Can Stay Safe – WendyPerrin.comWendy had Gary Leff and me on a Zoom call with her readers to talk about the current state of air travel. Here’s an abridged version of our conversation.… Read the post

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Iberia Group has made this announcement: Prague and Berlin are added to the destinations served by direct flights Flights are timed for easy connections at Madrid Airport’s T4 The company is offering a limited number of long-haul scheduled flights, repatriation flights, and cargo flights This August…

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MIAMI- Today in Aviation, Aerolineas Argentinas (AR) inaugurated the world’s longest non-stop route. On August 7, 1967, the airline completed its first direct Buenos Aires-Madrid flight. The Boeing 707 operated the route until 1976 when the Boeing 747SP, also known as the Jumbo, entered service.…

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