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PLAY (Keflavik) is a new prospective low-cost carrier based in Iceland. The company has raised $35 million through a private share offering. PLAY is a new low-cost airline proposing to operate flights between Iceland, Europe and North America. According to the new company, “PLAY will offer globetrotters…

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The CEO added that each aircraft could potentially return to service in three to six months.

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WestJet has announced it will extend its temporary suspension of international sun flights to destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean until June 4, 2021. Photo: Adrian Edwards. “We are extending our suspension with the clear expectation that as more Canadians are vaccinated, government policy…

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Airbus is expanding the flight envelope of its VSR700 optionally piloted vehicle (OPV), recently achieving forward speeds of 60 knots.April 14, 2021, 4:20 AMAirbus is expanding the flight envelope of its VSR700 optionally piloted vehicle (OPV), recently achieving forward speeds of 60 knots. The milestone…

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MIAMI – To contain the possible spread of the Brazilian variant of Covid-19, the French Government has banned all flights from Brazil. The ban has been acted by a decree published on the Official Journal today. An exception is made for cargo flights, so to ensure free movement of freight. Special…

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SmartLynx Airlines (6Y, Riga) has announced it will enter the German and Swiss leisure markets in summer 2021, operating full charter flights to destinations in the Mediterranean on behalf of TUI Deutschland. The carrier will fly on behalf of the TUI Group subsidiary from Basel/Mulhouse/Freiburg, CH…

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Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce has revealed the government hasn’t given him a date for when international borders are likely to open, despite the airline selling tickets from 31 October.

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On this week’s Australian Aviation Podcast, chief pilot Christian “Boo” Boucousis and stand-in host Adam Thorn debate whether the Air Force was right to introduce new terminology.

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Norse Atlantic Airways debuted on the low-threshold Euronext Growth exchange in Oslo on April 12, raising around NOK1.4 billion kroner (USD165 million) in the process, the exchange said in a statement. Aiming to resurrect the low-cost intercontinental market between Europe and the United States with…

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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has approved, with no restrictions, a proposed partnership between Virgin Australia (VA, Brisbane Int'l) and Alliance Airlines (QQ, Brisbane Int'l) covering 41 domestic and international routes. The ACCC ruled that any potential adverse effects…

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Air Tanzania (TC, Dar es Salaam) is at risk of having its aircraft impounded abroad because of debts owed by the state-owned carrier, Tanzania’s Controller and Auditor General (CAG), Charles Kichere, has warned. The country’s Citizen newspaper reported Kichere made the comment when presenting…

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Nok Air (DD, Bangkok Don Mueang) has said in a stock market filing that it has been granted an additional month to file its final restructuring plan, with the new deadline falling on May 15, 2021. "This extension is needed to collect additional information required in order to prepare a complete and…

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Health Minister Greg Hunt said the government would also have to consider how long protection from the jabs lasts and how they affect transmission.

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flyPOP (London Stansted) has secured three A330-300s on lease from Avolon, kickstarting its certification drive with the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). "As a twin-engine double-aisle widebody that can carry over 400 passengers, the A330-300 aircraft will deliver everything we want to offer our flyPOP…

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The TWU's lawyer pointed to language in reports such as “window of opportunity” and also to documents that suggested negotiating with the union “appeared difficult”.

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PLAY (FPY, Reykjavik Keflavik) claims to have raised about USD35 million through a private share offering, its new investors including some of Iceland’s biggest investment firms and two pension funds, the newspaper Fréttablaðið reported on April 9. Birgir Jónsson, a former…

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