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AirlinesPrimera Air: new failure of an European carrier
Bankruptcy declared yesterday
New failure for an European carrier. To close the activities is the mixed charter and low-cost company Primera Air that brought the books to the Court yesterday, announcing at the same time the suspension... more
AirlineseasyJet: earnings growth expected in 2018 for the carrier
The major uncertainties however concern 2019
Despite the negative report for the future of easyJet expressed by the rating agency Moody's in the case of a "Brexit" without agreement, the carrier is expected to close the year with a very positive... more
AirlinesRyanair strike. Today the biggest protest since that of August 10th
Approximately 250 flights will be cancelled, affecting 40 thousand passengers
Initially there seemed to be 150 flights cancelled by Ryanair today due to the strike by pilots and cabin attendants in Italy, Belgium, Holland, Spain, Portugal and Germany, but last night the number of... more
AirlinesAircraft. Air France: appointment to interim Smith managing director
The French finance minister excludes a short-term sale of the shares
Benjamin Smith, in addition to being the managing director of the Air France-KLM Group, will also be at the top of the French carrier for a period of transition, after the former CEO Franck Terner has... more
AirlinesBritish Airways: 57 employees dismissed at Hong Kong airport hub
Advance move of the end of October closing
British Airways decided yesterday to lay off 57 of the flight attendants based at Hong Kong airport in anticipation of the closure of the local hub next month, while the remaining 24 will not see the contract... more
AirlinesAir France-KLM. Smith: "France next to sell its shares"
The exit of the French State opens the door to the entrance of Accor
The new CEO of Air France-KLM Benjamin Smith announced the French will to sell 14% of shares owned by what is one of the world's leading aviation groups. The French will was confirmed by President Emmanuel... more
AirlinesAlitalia. Commissioners: "For the first time since good time in the third quarter"
Long-term investments will be needed to re-launch the company
For the first time in the Summer quarter -historically the most profitable- Alitalia will close the balance sheet positively. This emerged during the hearing of the Transport Committee of the Italian... more
AirlinesMalaysia Airlines: MoU for the B-787 with Boeing expired
Will it be expanded with an increase in the number of aircraft or replaced?
Malaysia Airlines is trying to return to a positive balance sheet for 2019, to get out of the financial crisis that has gripped her since 2014 when the MH-370 flight plane disappeared within a few weeks... more
AirlinesRyanair: O'Leary confirmed at the top of the air carrier
The shareholders meeting does not follow the union requests
Yesterday in the annual meeting of shareholders of the air carrier Ryanair a significant part of these voted against the re-election of President David Bonderman, who managed however to obtain the majority... more
AirlinesAirlines. UAE: a merger between Emirates and Etihad is impossible
Denied the rumors of an agreement by both companies
During the last week, the possibility of a merger between Emirates and Etihad that would have created one of the largest carriers in the world had been aired on several occasions, through the acquisition... more
AirlinesAlitalia. Di Maio: "The State intervention is no longer a taboo"
For Violeta Bulc the important is that the Community rules are followed
The Italian Minister of Infrastructures and Transport Danilo Toninelli talked again about Alitalia and he did it this morning on "Radio 24", where he spoke about the future relationship between the carrier... more
AirlinesSmall Planet seeks buyers for the German branch
An attempt by the CEO to restructure the airline's debt
For the future of the Small Planet Airlines charter carrier -the German branch- there may be the possibility of finding a new buyer, after the administration appointed by the court is trying to restructure... more
AirlinesNigeria: for the relaunch of the airline necessary a foreign partner
Ethiopian Airlines would be ready to invest
It would seem that Nigeria's "dream" of re-launching its own national airline company seems to have failed, since there would not be the necessary conditions to succeed in the operation. This was announced... more
AirlinesAircraft. EU: "Ryanair must respect the law of the different States"
Flag country rules can not be applied
In the diatribe between the workers and the low-cost carrier Ryanair also fits the European Union, through the Commissioners at Work Marianne Thyssen and the Transportation Violeta Bulc who responded in... more
AirlinesTurkish Airlines: traffic data in August
And during the first eight months of the year
Turkish Airlines, who has recently announced the results of passenger and cargo traffic in August, achieved the highest monthly load factor (LF) in its history with 85.6%. On top of the strong base effect... more
AirlinesRyanair: refused to propose an agreement by the Belgian trade unions
Tomorrow assembly of stakeholders of the airline
In view of the strike on 28 September, the "CNE" union, which represents the cabin crew in Belgium, would have refused a proposal for an agreement presented by the carrier Ryanair, which would have set... more
AirlinesAlitalia (2). Toninelli: "Boeing is a potential partner for the carrier"
It pulls out from a possible involvement of "Poste italiane"
After the words of the CEO of Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) Gianfranco Battisti, the Minister for Infrastructures and Transport, Danilo Toninelli, also in the margins of "Innotrans", talked about the future... more
AirlinesRyanair. Jacobs: "We want to find an agreement with union for Christmas"
In the air the threat of new strikes
After the strike on 12 September of the pilots in Germany and the one scheduled in Italy, Spain, Holland, Belgium and Portugal on 28 September, the situation of the workers is far from being resolved for... more
AirlinesThai Airways: attempt to revive the carrier
Reducing costs and modernizing the fleet will be the first goal
Competition between Thailand and Singapore does not only pass through airports, but also between the two flag carriers, Thai Airways and Singapore Airlines. The Bangkok company would like to re-launch... more
AirlinesChina Southern program to double the number of aircraft
Attempt to cooperate also with low-cost companies
During the "World Routes" press conference in Guangzhou, the Chief Executive Office of China Southern Airlines Tan Wangeng said to forecast the doubling of the fleet of aircraft by 2035, increasing the... more
AirlinesAlbania: the new "national" air carrier is ready to "take off"
49% in the hands of Turkish Airlines who will have many powers in the board
A three-way agreement will allow Turkey to "expand" politically and economically in the country of the Eagles, thanks to the agreement reached to constitute the air carrier Air Albania, which will be "under... more
AirlinesAlitalia: excessive leasing costs compared to aircraft in the fleet
An account of 1.55 billion euros for the next 5 years
Of the 118 aircraft in the fleet of Alitalia, 77 are not owned but leased before the start of the extraordinary administration of the three commissioners Luigi Gubitosi, Enrico Laghi and Stefano Paleari.... more
AirlinesUnited Airlines commits to a cleaner future
It will reduce emissions by 2050
United Airlines made history by becoming the first US carrier to publicly commit to reducing its own greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by 2050, further strengthening the airline's ambition to be the... more
AirlinesBritish Airways: the air carrier insures its pension funds
£ 4.4 billion agreement that reduces financial risks
British Airways and Legal & General, yesterday, signed an agreement to secure the carrier's historical pension liabilities of 4.4 billion pounds (4.94 billion euros), in what is the largest transaction... more
AirlinesRyanair strike. Unions: "States must take action"
On 28 September new agitation in Italy, Spain, Belgium, Holland and Portugal
After yesterday's strike in Germany of pilots of the air carrier Ryanair, today was announced the date of 28 September for the new European protest involving Italian, Belgian, Portuguese, Dutch and Spanish... more
AirlinesPlanes. Aeroméxico pilots announce strike
Protests against the cut of the free flight inside the cockpit
The pilots of the Aeroméxico company announced a strike for the First of October in response to the decision of the air carrier to suspend some of their benefits; after the Embraer E-190 accident at Durango... more
AirlinesRyanair (2): still threats from the carrier to employees
"If there is a strike, we will cut jobs in Germany"
While it was confirmed that tomorrow 150 Ryanair flights will be cancelled due to the strike organized by the unions in Germany (see AVIONEWS), the carrier has again threatened its employees through a... more
AirlinesAeroflot: declining profitability, but new planes coming soon
Despite the difficulties expected the order of other Superjet 100
Today in a statement to journalists in Vladivostok, the chairman of the Supervisory Board of Aeroflot Mikhail Polubojarinov said that the profit of the Group will probably decrease in the next months of... more
AirlinesPlanes and carriers. Iberia: newness in Summer 2019
More capacity on Madrid-Lima and Madrid-São Paulo routes
As Iberia completes its flight programme for the 2019 summer season, its has announced that it will offer its new Premium Economy class on its flights to Havana and Johannesburg, while boosting capacity... more
AirlinesRyanair: tomorrow strike in Germany for the carrier
Waiting for the European protest of 28 September
Despite the fact that during the past weeks the Ryanair airline has reached an agreement with the pilots' union in Ireland, and in Italy with the Anpac -which will be voted today until September 13th in... more