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AirlinesAlitalia: Lufthansa or Delta in the future of the carrier?
Anyone who will be the partner will request a restructuring of the company
According to "Il Messaggero" the solution for Alitalia should have been found with Ferrovie dello Stato, which will acquire 100% of the carrier momentarily in order to guarantee its operation and continuity,... more
AirlinesAir France: the trade unions sign (almost all) the agreement
First success for Benjamin Smith
After 10 months of negotiations, strikes, resignations and a long standoff, today the French trade unions have signed the agreement proposal of Air France, which has succeeded in scoring the "first" success... more
AirlinesAirplanes and carriers. Alitalia-ANA: selling codeshare flights
The new agreement will start from next October 28
Alitalia has started to sell on all its sales channels the code-share flights with All Nippon Airways (ANA). The new code-share operations between the two airlines will be available for travels starting... more
AirlinesKorean Air: soon new orders of B-787/9 and in the future B-777X or A-350 planes?
The company's president reveals it
Korean Air President Walter Cho said -to the local press- that the carrier will probably soon order new aircraft from Boeing, so that it can begin to replace most of the widebody airplanes currently in... more
AirlinesRyanair: new problems with employees in Poland
The unions ask for contracts on the model of those signed in Italy and Ireland
A new problem for Ryanair could break out in Poland where around 400 employees currently work. The Polish union for cabin crews CWR would like to reach an agreement to guarantee some fundamental rights... more
AirlinesAir France. Does Smith solve the trade union problem in a month?
Tomorrow an agreement could be signed that foresees an increase of 4%
After talks between Air France's carrier and the French unions were suspended last May, the new CEO of the Air France-KLM Group Benjamin Smith resumed the meetings yesterday and -according to "La Tribune"-... more
AirlinesAircraft. Will be Pakistan flag carrier next to bankruptcy?
Unpaid salaries and airplanes on the ground due to lack of maintenance
The rise of fuel costs, a weak currency and a plane crash in 2016, which caused 47 deaths, are the three main causes that are putting the flag carrier of Pakistan in serious trouble. The Pakistan International... more
AirlinesPlanes. New bankruptcy. Cobalt Air operations suspended
Financial difficulties caused by rising of fuel costs
New failure in the European skies. Yesterday the Cypriot low-cost company Cobalt Air suspended all the flight operations, as announced on its website. After starting the first connections from Nicosia... more
AirlinesO'Leary: "With an hard Brexit, airplanes will be grounded for three weeks"
New warning from the Ryanair CEO
Ryanair's CEO Michael O'Leary speaks on the impact that a "Brexit" can have on air transport without an agreement; speaking to journalists in Berlin, the CEO stated that "it could be a blow to Ryanair... more
AirlinesAlitalia: the Government looking for solutions
The only certainty is the need to involve a foreign company
Among the few certainties that for the relaunch of Alitalia is that it will serve an international partner -European or not- that guarantees an important economic investment of about 2 billion of euros,... more
AirlinesKuwait Airways new customer of the A-330neo airplane
Announcement marks important milestone renewal-expansion strategy of the fleet
Kuwait Airways, the national carrier of the State of Kuwait, has signed a Purchase Agreement (PA) for eight A-330/800 aircraft. The PA was signed by Yousef Al-Jassim, airline's Chairman and Christian Scherer,... more
AirlinesRyanair: will there be new strikes in the Netherlands and Germany?
The unions criticize the choice to close two bases
The decision of Ryanair to close the hub at the Eindhoven and Bremen airports (5 November) for the unions is considered a "declaration of war" by the low-cost carrier, which rejected the accusations citing... more
AirlinesPlanes. El Al: no flight will operate from January
Security issues that will be solved by Israeli ministries
It seems that the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced to airlines that it intends will not use more security personnel at airports in the world since 1 January 2019, because an agreement has... more
AirlinesPlanes. The president of Korean Air accused of embezzlement
New storm on a South Korean company
Between commitments made during the election campaign by South Korea's new president Moon Jae-in was to curb the enormous power of the Korean family-owned conglomerates, trying to improve their governance... more
AirlinesAircraft. Could Etihad not pay the bonds of Alitalia and Air Berlin?
The problem is that part of the investments come from local funds
The carrier Etihad and the Department of Finance of Abu Dhabi could reject investors' requests for a meeting to find a solution to the $ 1.2 billion bonds issued to support Alitalia and Air Berlin without... more
AirlinesAir Transat: possible partnership with Thomas Cook carrier
One could create one of the main charter groups in the world
The Canadian charter airline Air Transat is considering the possibility of starting a partnership with the British carrier Thomas Cook, in order to share the flight code. Assumptions that could pave the... more
AirlinesPlane. Will claims possibile only in Ireland for Ryanair customers?
New regulation that contrasts with European laws
New incoming dispute between the carrier Ryanair and consumers, as the new "terms and conditions" for the purchase of the tickets show that in case of legal disputes customers will have to go to an Irish... more
AirlinesAirplanes and carriers. Klm and Qantas announce a code-sharing agreement
It will be effective from the end of October
News from the world. Klm and Qantas, the Australian airline, have signed a code-sharing agreement thus extending the number of their destinations considerably. Klm passengers will be able to travel from... more
AirlinesAircraft. The longest flight in the world starts tonight
From Singapore to New York, operated by Singapore Airlines with A-350/900ULR
At 11pm tonight the Airbus A-350/900ULR will take off from Singapore Airport to New York, where it will arrive after 19 hours of flight without making a stop. 15,353 km away, which will be covered by the... more
AirlinesAir Italy: agreement to sub-lease A-330 airplane to Finnair
The contract will be for a period of three weeks
Air Italy today finalized an agreement to sub-lease one of its A-330/200 aircraft to Finnair. The sub-lease agreement will be for a period of approximately three weeks, starting from Friday October 12th. Air... more
AirlinesWill Blue Panorama transfer work contracts to Malta?
Strong employee concerns
In a meeting of last October 4 between employees and the top of the Blue Panorama airline, the company -through the newly established Adica union- proposed to open a second operational base in Malta. The... more
AirlinesAlitalia. Di Maio: "We will convert part of the bridge loan into equity"
The confirmation of the impossibility to pay it back
New proposal for Alitalia. This time was the Deputy Prime Minister of Italy and Minister of Economic Development, Labour and Social Policies Luigi Di Maio which this morning -on "Radio 1"- said that to... more
AirlinesQatar Airways: fuel surcharge to return to profits
Crisis enduring from the closure of connections with 4 Arab countries
Qatar Airways could increase the fuel surcharge on tickets so as to try to return profitability on flights and a profit on the balance sheet, because the increase in the cost of oil has damaged the company's... more
AirlinesPlanes and carriers. SIA-ANZ announce alliance renewal
For another five years, until March 2024
Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Air New Zealand (ANZ) welcomed the decision of the New Zealand Transport Ministry to extend the authorization of the joint-venture between the two carriers. The renewal of... more
AirlinesAlitalia: possible extension of the expiry of the bridge loan?
Move that could cause EU sanctions
The Italian Government is looking for a way to extend the maturity of six months to repay the 900 million euros bridge loan issued in favor of the Alitalia carrier so that it could remain operational.... more
AirlinesEmirates: works at Dubai airport will cancel 1/3 of the flights
45 days of closure of a track for the remaking of the asphalt
The 45-day closure scheduled from April 16th to May 30th 2019 of the south runway of Dubai International Airport to allow the redoing of the asphalt and the ground lighting will force Emirates to reduce... more
AirlinesIberia: the courage to change to revive the air carrier
CEO Luis Gallego spoke about this
After having closed the last semester with a revenue of 2.31 billion and with an operating result of 102 million Euro, an increase of 17.24% compared to last year, which already had a +36.7 compared to... more
AirlinesRyanair. Jacobs: "Soon agreements with all the unions"
The carrier would seem to be on the ropes
After the announcement on the cut of the profits for the fiscal year that will end by 12% in March 2019 compared to previous forecasts, Ryanair's Chief Marketing Officer Kenny Jacobs said yesterday that... more
AirlinesThe insolvency of Alitalia according to the Germans
Attendism that harms the carrier
The future of the air transport market in Italy will be decided in the short term, especially at the end of the month with the expiry of the extraordinary administration of Alitalia and in December with... more
AirlinesAirplanes and people. Air France continues to lose management figures
The human resources manager resigns
An internal e-mail from the French press announced the resignation of Air France's human resources manager Gilles Gateau, who will be replaced ad interim by Patrice Tizon. A new problem for the CEO of... more