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AirlinesJoon: if it closes the union will ask for a penalty of € 40 million
Request that would arrive at the Air France-KLM Group
The French national airline pilots union (SNPL, Syndicat National des Pilotes de Ligne) has warned the CEO of Air France-Klm Benjamin Smith that if it was to close the carrier Joon, the Group will be asked... more
AirlinesJet Airways: unannounced strike by pilots yesterday
The airline is more and more in financial difficulty
Jet Airways, the carrier in serious economic difficulties Indian, yesterday cancelled 14 connections because some pilots declared themselves "sick", but who actually carried out a kind of strike motivated... more
AirlinesAlitalia: the date of the union mobilization by December 15
The Government will extend the bridge loan on Wednesday
The government should enact a decree in the Council of Ministers next Wednesday in order to extend the expiry of the € 900 million bridge loan for Alitalia, currently set for December 15th. A "necessary" d... more
AirlinesCorsair: 7 new A-330neo aircraft if purchased by Intro Aviation
TUI should ratify the sale in the coming weeks
If the German Group TUI decides to give away the sale to Intro Aviation -and to the Crestline- of Corsair International, the fleet of aircraft will probably be doubled with the purchase of at least 7 Airbus... more
AirlinesAlitalia: probably a decree next week to extend the bridge loan
The risk is always that of an EU infringement procedure
With a decree that will probably be issued next week, the Italian government will extend by 6 months the deadline for the restitution of the bridge loan of € 900 million (plus interest), granted in May 2... more
AirlinesJoon: the adventure of the carrier created for the millenials is over
Smith intends to bring everything back into Air France
According to "Le Figaro" the adventure of the Joon carrier could be terminated, this because the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Air France-KLM Benjamin Smith would intend to close it being considered... more
AirlinesWow Air: a US fund last hope for the carrier
IndiGo interested in detecting the Icelandic low-cost
The last hope to avoid the failure of Wow Air carrier is IndiGo, intent on seeking an agreement for the acquisition of the Icelandic low-cost airline operating on intercontinental connections. An indiscretion... more
AirlinesLion Air incident. Investigators: "Aircraft had been judged suitable for flight"
Without the missing cockpit recorder, it will hardly be made light
The Indonesian investigators said today -at a press conference- that the Boeing B-737 MAX 8 plane, of Lion Air crashed on October 29, off the coast of Jakarta, was considered suitable to fly at the end... more
AirlinesIcelandair: skip the acquisition of the rival carrier Wow Air
Difficulty in planning the merger or financial problems?
The acquisition of Wow Air by the rival carrier Icelandair may no longer be completed as the Icelandic government and the company's management in economic difficulties would not be able to prepare the... more
AirlinesRyanair: financial (and legal) risks come from the United States
By January 7th, holders of securities will be able to join the case
For Ryanair, despite the fact that the problems with the European unions have been practically resolved, the new problem on the horizon is the class action reserved for holders of ADS (American Depositary... more
AirlinesSpohr: "Soon there will be three major European carriers"
According to the CEO Lufthansa serves to "copy" from China and the USA
During a meeting of today's "Center for Aviation" in Berlin, the CEO of Lufthansa Carsten Spohr said he expected the airline "to take part in the consolidation in the sector leading to the emergence of... more
AirlinesSouth Africa Airways: without the latest State loan will be bankruptcy
A loan of $ 540 million was requested from the government
South Africa Airways (SAA) has asked the government for a loan of about 540 million dollars starting from next month to be able to finance the 2019 air operations, this because the airline has not managed... more
AirlinesAir France-KLM: is there a infighting between Smith and Elbers?
Minimal relations among the Group's number 1 and KLM's President
In Air France-KLM there would be a new problem and this time the problems do not come from the employees, but from the leaders because the Chief Executive Officer Benjamin Smith and the KLM President Pieter... more
AirlinesJet Airways: Etihad will arrive to hold 49% of the carrier
Risky move for the Abu Dhabi company
Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal -speaking to the Indian press- asked Etihad to invest more capital to try to avert the failure of the airline in an economic crisis, proposing to leave the company's top... more
AirlinesAircraft. Smaller bathrooms to increase the number of seats
Politics coming from the USA to increase profitability
Among the main questions that companies are asked is the one related to how to transport more passengers on each plane, thus increasing the profitability of flights; one of the "traditional" policies was... more
AirlinesVirgin Atlantic: interested in taking over Flybe for slots at Heathrow?
It would allow to increase the number of connections to the USA
There would be a possible buyer for the airline Flybe and this could be Virgin Atlantic Airways 51% controlled by Virgin of Richard Branson, who would be interested in taking over the regional carrier... more
AirlinesOneworld: the risks (and points in favor) for Cathay Pacific
There are two different policies at the moment with China Southern
The possibility that China Southern will join the "Oneworld" alliance of which Cathay Pacific is a member should allow -according to experts in the sector- to increase the capacity of both carriers, because... more
AirlinesLufthansa: there will be soon a new financial director?
Svensson would like to leave at the end of the contract
It seems that -according to the German "Manager Magazin" magazine- the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Lufthansa Ulrik Svensson wants to leave the airline when his contract expires, because he would like... more
AirlinesWhat future for the Alitalia's extraordinary administration?
Di Maio looking for an expert in the transport field
The resign by Luigi Gubitosi from Alitalia "obliges" the Government to find a solution on the extraordinary administration of the airline, because now remain only Stefano Paleari and Enrico Laghi. According... more
AirlinesAlitalia: Luigi Gubitosi resigns as commissioner
Will there be now a new commissioner? -ATTACHMENT
After being appointed CEO of Tim Luigi Gubitosi, he resigned as an extraordinary commissioner of Alitalia, sending a letter (attached) to the staff of the airline. In the letter he underlined the "goals"... more
AirlinesAlitalia: the old directors have been condemned also on Appeal
Prescribed a minor crime
From what AVIONEWS have heard, the Second Section of Court of Appeal of Rome, in its session of November 9th, confirmed the sentences of the first degree of judgment (see AVIONEWS), although reducing them... more
AirlinesAlitalia: the airline still loses 1.5 million a day
Despite this it orders 3 A-321neo instead of 3 A-321
The leaders of the carrier Alitalia and the unions met -last Friday- at the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, in a meeting in which -as reported by the "Corriere della Sera"- the economic performance... more
AirlinesChina Southern: problems for Cathay if will enter in Oneworld
The Hong Kong company could veto
The China Southern Airlines will leave the SkyTeam alliance next January 1 to join the Oneworld Group, where are present American Airlines, British Airways, Qantas and Cathay Pacific. An important opportunity... more
AirlinesJet Airways: will Tata board decides today if proceed to buy the carrier?
Indiscretions raise the value of the company's shares
Tata Group's board of directors today will likely be given the go-ahead to acquire the Jet Airways carrier, which has seen the value of its shares rise to a maximum of five months despite the heavy debt... more
AirlinesJetBlue: asked to increase competition at FAA and EASA
Alliances between airlines would monopolize the market
JetBlue's CEO Robin Hayes -speaking yesterday at an air transport event in New York- asked to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and to European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) regulatory agencies... more
AirlinesChina Southern: does the carrier leave the SkyTeam alliance?
It would serve to develop the company, but it hides high costs
The China Southern Airlines carrier will leave the international alliance SkyTeam (which also includes Alitalia), in a move that should allow the airline to develop more. At the same time the decision... more
AirlinesAirplane and transport. There will be a sale or a failure for Flybe?
New risk of closure for an European airline
According to reports from the British press the leadership of the airline Flybe would be considering the possibility to sell the company, or to seek a merger with a rival, which would allow it to return... more
AirlinesCzech Airlines: A-319 aircraft on the market
Scheduled their replacement with the B-737
The Czech national carrier Czech Airlines -as reported by "Zdopravy.cz"- would be thinking about modifying its fleet of aircraft, withdrawing from service its A-319/100 in use replacing them with the B-737/800.... more
AirlinesJet Airways: Does Tata "rescue" the carrier?
It would only acquire airplanes, slots and pilots
The Tata conglomerate would be in talks to buy Jet Airways, so as to save one of the major Indian carrier from bankruptcy since it has many debts accumulated in recent years after rising fuel costs. Tata... more
AirlinesAlitalia: the future of the carrier this week
Meeting between the leaders of Lufthansa and Siri that could reopen the game
The deadlines for the examination of the offers received by the three extraordinary commissioners of the Alitalia carrier (Luigi Gubitosi, Stefano Paleari and Enrico Laghi) are increasingly short, and... more