Air Transport and Cargo
News and issues relating to international air transport and cargo carriers, national airlines and regional airlines, including aircraft, engines, personnel, acquisitions, accidents, safety, security and training.
Plans call for the airplanes to help support WestJet’s expansion into the eastern part of Canada.
The new aircraft is scheduled for delivery in the fourth quarter of next year.
Service begins this month with a wet-leased Fokker 50.
Republic seeks to cut costs by reducing its air operator certificates from three to two.
Validation of engine modification complete and certified.
Cologne-based Germanwings cancelled 116 flights.
Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Kazanah is trying to rescue MAS with a $1.9 billion capital injection and comprehensive restructuring.
Costs associated with layoffs and early fleet retirement account for much of the A$2.8 billion loss at Australian flagcarrier Qantas.
EASA approval expected in the third quarter, with delivery to Qatar Airways to follow.
The Bank of China-owned company placed its largest-ever order with Boeing.