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AirlinesA relaunch on Alitalia from China?
Di Maio in China asks for investments in Italy
"I had the opportunity to compare myself with private investors: a great confidence was expressed in the Italian economy and the desire to further increase investments".The Deputy Prime Minister Luigi... more
AirlinesRyanair: certain the closure of the hub at Eindhoven airport
Decision that would go against a local court order
The low-cost carrier Ryanair had confirmed yesterday the unwillingness to modify the plan for the next week's closure of the base at Eindhoven airport, which will lead to the displacement of the 16 Dutch... more
AirlinesAlitalia. Galli: "Probable extension of the State bridge loan"
To find "a partner in the sector" is necessary for the undersecretary
Speaking on "Radio Uno Rai", the Undersecretary for Economic Development Dario Galli replied about the bridge loan of 900 million euros that the airline Alitalia must repay to the Italian State by next... more
AirlinesAlitalia (2): easyJet confirms that it has submitted an offer
"Interest in a renovated carrier"
In waiting of the proposal of Ferrovie dello Stato for Alitalia to be announced, the low-cost carrier easyJet has confirmed that it has submitted a bid in consortium with the US Delta. This was announced... more
AirlinesBangkok Airways and PAL: code-share agreement
To expand connections of passengers travelling between the two countries
Bangkok Airways and Philippine Airlines (PAL) have initiated a code-share partnership to expand connections to benefit passengers travelling between the Philippines and Thailand, which came into effect... more
AirlinesAlitalia (2): Lufthansa gets out of a minority stake
CEO Spohr explains that he will not be a co-investor with the Italian government
The declarations by the CEO of Lufthansa Carsten Spohr could be a "cold shower" for the Italian government and for Ferrovie dello Stato. In fact, from the top of the carrier came affirmations that go against... more
AirlinesAlitalia: is it worth (the government choice) the risk?
In the offer FS will ask for precise boundaries to be respected
Today from Ferrovie dello Stato could be sent, indeed it will probably be sent the binding offer to acquire the ex-flag carrier Alitalia sanctioning the birth of this union between the two modes of transport.... more
AirlinesAlitalia: two days to write its future
The "certainty" is that FS should take 100%
The board of Ferrovie dello Stato will meet tomorrow and during the meeting should be given the go-ahead to present the binding offer to the three extraordinary commissioners of the airline Alitalia, although... more
AirlinesVenezuela: Air Europa first carrier to accept the "Petros"
Agreement that will allow the government to pay with a criptomoneta
The Minister of Industry and the national production of Venezuela Tareck El Aissami announced -in a program of the "VTV" station- to have reached an agreement to develop tourism in the country, having... more
AirlinesRyanair signs agreements with Belgian pilot and cabin crew unions
After those ones more recently with Spanish, Portuguese, UK and Italy
Ryanair announced today that it has signed Collective Labour Agreements (CLAs) with the Belgian unions CNE-CSC and LBC-NVK to cover all of Ryanair’s directly employed pilots and cabin crew in Belgium. B... more
AirlinesAir France: threat of strike by the pilots' union
But this time the leadership has the leverage
The National Union of the airline pilots (SNPL, Syndicat National des Pilotes de Ligne) who together with the CGT (only two out of nine) did not sign the agreement proposed by Air France to resolve the... more
AirlinesAlitalia: private partner still to be identified for the carrier?
Despite Di Maio's declaration no scheduled meeting
Despite the words of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Labor and Economic Development Luigi Di Maio, the future of the airline Alitalia would not be so clear and defined, because the "many expressions... more
AirlinesCathay Pacific: cyber attack in March but made public yesterday
Approximately 9.4 million people are potentially affected
The Hong Kong Privacy Committee has asked to Cathay Pacific to inform all passengers who have been stolen personal data and credit cards after the cyber attack suffered by the company's servers. Approximately... more
AirlinesRyanair signs agreement with pilots union in Spain
The contract of today opens negotiations with Sepla
Ryanair continues along the difficult path that is leading the carrier to tighten union agreements in Europe. After the agreements already reached, in Italy with Anpac, with Balpa in the UK and with Spac... more
AirlinesAlitalia. Di Maio: "FS will be the main partner of the carrier"
The Government would have found "the square" for the future
"The partnership between Ferrovie dello Stato and Alitalia will be the starting point for the relaunch of the carrier". Thus declared the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Labor and Economic Development... more
AirlinesPoland. LOT fires 67 employees who joined yesterday's strike
New grain in relations with unions
After the abstention from yesterday's work, the Polish airline LOT decided to lay off the 67 employees who took part in the protest. A decision that will only increase union pressure on the company, accused... more
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