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AirlinesRyanair. O'Leary: "Full confidence in the B-737 MAX 200 aircraft"
Aircraft will be delivered to the Irish low-cost in April
The Ethiopian Airlines Boeing B-737 MAX 8 aircraft crash will not change Ryanair's acquisition plans for the MAX 200 version of the new-generation twin-engine plane produced by the US company. To exclude... more
AirlinesMalaysia Airlines: in the future sale or bankruptcy for the carrier
Government to the study of every possibility
The Malaysian government is evaluating the future of Malaysia Airlines, reasoning -Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said to the press today- whether to close it, refinance it or sell it to potential private... more
AirlinesAircraft and carriers. Qatar Airways will be released by oneworld?
The decision will be made in the next few months
Qatar Airways in the coming months could decide to leave the alliance between oneworld carriers, and to confirm it was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Akbar al-Baker who said that both options are being... more
AirlinesJet Airways: 28 airplanes grounded
Almost a quarter of the fleet "blocked" due to the absence of payments
The number of Jet Airways aircraft grounded by the leasing companies continues to rise, because the total has risen to 28 aircraft after Fly Leasing Ltd has sent the request to stop at the airport 3 in... more
AirlinesAir Italy. For the CEO of Qatar Airways it is disadvantaged by US carriers
"Lobby pressures for precise economic interests"
According to the Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Airways Akbar al-Baker behind the delays and difficulties faced by Air Italy -49% controlled by Qatar Airways- to expand in the United States, there would... more
AirlinesNorwegian Air: a leasing company will be set up to manage the 200 ordered planes
New move to ease the economic crisis
The industrial restructuring operation of the low-cost carrier Norwegian Air continues and -accordng to the local press- should soon envisage the creation -together with an Asian partner- of a leasing... more
AirlinesQatar Airways: al-Baker announces a negative balance sheet
Losses due to high operating costs also in 2018
Speaking on the sidelines of an event in Berlin, Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officier Akbar al-Baker said that the airline will close the 2018 budget with a negative sign, repeating what has already... more
AirlinesRyanair: negotiations with Airbus for A-321neo aircraft
They would enter in the Laudamotion fleet
Ryanair would be close to opening a negotiation table with Airbus to be able to order around 100 A-321neo. They would not, however, go into the Irish low-cost carrier fleet but would be destined to the... more
AirlinesAlitalia: what strategies for the future?
Doubts related to synergies with Ferrovie dello Stato
The government's idea of bringing Ferrovie dello Stato into the share capital of the Alitalia carrier is seen as a "strange" and "unusual" thing by many parties, and "The Financial Times" has put forward... more
AirlinesSouthwest Airlines: trade union disputes are costing millions of dollars
Many planes still stopped for maintenance
The dispute between the mechanics union and Southwest Airlines is costing millions of dollars to the low-cost carrier for delays and cancellations caused by the few aircraft available. The two sides have... more
AirlinesDelta: in the next few years orders for 10 billion dollars
It will serve to replace the dated B-757 and B-767
The Chief Executive Officer of Delta Air Lines Ed Bastian yesterday spoke not only of the desire not to make a large investment in Alitalia (see AVIONEWS), because in a conference in New York he also explained... more
AirlinesLufthansa Group expands tourist long-haul portfolio with Eurowings
In the hubs of Munich and Frankfurt (from this airport debut as of October)
Lufthansa Group will be significantly expanding its tourist-oriented long-haul portfolio at its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. After the successes of Edelweiss in Zürich and the deployment of the first... more
AirlinesDelta considers the investment in Alitalia to be excessive
Will Lufthansa return in the race?
Speaking in New York Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian underlined -as reported by the US press- that "no decision was made on Alitalia". The problem is related to the fact that "the value of the investment... more
AirlinesAlitalia: most punctual airline in the world in February
90.12% of flights landed on-time, according to US society
Alitalia has ranked most punctual airline in the world in February 2019 with 90.12 per cent of flights landed on schedule, according to the report published by FlightStats, the US independent society which... more
AirlinesCathay Pacific would like to buy Hong Kong Express
It would allow to the airlines to enter in the low-cost market
Cathay Pacific would be seriously interested in carrying out a financial operation that will allow it to detect the low-cost crisis in Hong Kong Express Airlines, mainly because it would guarantee the... more
AirlinesKorean Air celebrates 50 years
And it looks ahead to reaching 100-year milestone
Korean Air (KA) held a special ceremony on 4 March to celebrate its 50th anniversary with over 1,500 employees at its headquarters in Seoul, Korea. It was launched as a small Asian carrier with only eight... more
AirlinesAlitalia. Vestager: "The Commission continues its investigation into State aid"
Probe still far from being closed
When asked about the examination of the Alitalia dossier by European parliamentarians, the European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager said -once again- that "no conclusion has yet been reached... more
AirlinesJet Airways: step back from the president?
Meanwhile, another 6 planes were grounded
The founder and president of Jet Airways Naresh Goyal would have agreed to resign from his duties in the carrier in an attempt to increase the chances that the rescue agreement could be concluded, which... more
AirlinesAir France-KLM: Borne denies the possible acquisition of shares by France
French goal is avoid a confrontation with the Netherlands
The decision by the Dutch government to take over 14% of the shares of the Air France-KLM Group is destined to create a very long earthquake in relations with France and in the balance of the shareholders'... more
AirlinesAir Italy signs code-share agreement with Bulgaria Air
The connections between the Bulgarian cities and the Italian destinations are improved
Air Italy and Bulgaria Air have entered into a code-share partnership to offer customers enhanced connectivity between Bulgaria and eight major destinations in Italy, with effect from today.Under the agreement,... more
AirlinesAir France-KLM: Le Maire ensures his full support for Smith
The procedure to privatize Aéroports de Paris will also start soon
Speaking ahead of tomorrow's meeting between French Finance Minister Bruno Le Marie and Dutchman Wopke Hoekstra, the government's politician Macron recalled that he will support the policies and... more
AirlinesAir France-KLM: the Dutch government will purchase 14% of shares
"Surprise" move announced yesterday by the finance minister
In order to balance the influence that the French government has on Air France-KLM, the Dutch Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra explained yesterday that Amsterdam will also buy the shares of the Air Group... more
AirlinesAir France-KLM: a "defeat" for Elbers its reconfirmation?
Will the relationship with Benjamin Smith cause new disagreements?
The re-appointment in April of Pieter Elbers as president and managing director of KLM for the next 4 years came at the end of a series of tensions with the managing director of the Group Air France-KLM... more
AirlinesSouthwest Airlines: negotiations continue with maintenance personnel
Objective to solve a diatribe that lasts from 2012
Negotiations continue between Southwest Airlines and the low-cost carrier, who have been negotiating for a new contract for about 6 years. Southwest CEO Gary Kelly explained -according to "Reuters"- that... more
AirlinesJet Airways: SBI will buy the majority of the carrier for a rupee
The situation remains critical and almost compromised
The State Bank of India (SBI) denied what was written in the local press about the decision to bring the financial books of Jet Airways to court, judging these voice as "speculative". Assertions that arrive... more
AirlinesBoeing: Vietnam Airlines also intends to order an order for 100 airplanes?
Almost certain the commissions of VietJet and Bamboo Airways
Donald Trump's visit to Vietnam, where he will meet thr North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, will also allow the carriers of the Southeast Asian country to sign some important orders. Most likely -according... more
AirlinesAircraft. Vietnam: Trump's visit will also permit to sign agreements with Boeing
VietJet Aviation should order another 100 B-737 MAX
Donald Trump's next visit to Vietnam will not only serve the purpose of meeting North Korean president Kim Jong-un, because the United States will take advantage -even at some indiscretions- of the... more
AirlinesNorwegian Air: if it fails will it increase the tariffs on the transatlantic routes?
Unless it will be detected by a low-cost rival
If Norwegian Air was to fail it would be a huge problem for the market, as long-distance flights between Europe and the United States would become a "monopoly" of traditional airlines increasingly organized... more
AirlinesAirbus: possibility for the A-330neo in India
The risk is the "internal" competition of the A-321LR
The European company Airbus is trying to increase the number of orders in India especially as regards the A-330neo. Speaking to local journalists, he was the marketing manager of Airbus for Asia and North... more
AirlinesJet Airways: 11 aircraft grounded by leasing companies
Preventive move to contain losses in case of bankruptcy
The leasing companies have asked Jet Airways to land a large number of aircraft, in an attempt to avoid what happened with the failure of Kingfisher Airlines in 2012 that the landlords are obliged to lose... more