TAP Portugal cancels orders for two A330-900s: CAPA Fleet Database

CAPA – Centre for Aviation, in its analysis of Airbus‘ delivery and order information for Sep-2017, stated (09-Oct-2017) TAP Portugalhas appeared to cancel orders for two A330-900neos.

airberlin: Investor process enters ‘decisive week’; operations to terminate by 28-Oct-2017

airberlin stated (09-Oct-2017) the investor process for its assets “enters its decisive phase this week”. Lufthansa Group and easyJet will conclude exclusivity for the negotiations on the acquisition of airberlin’s…..

Brussels Airlines to operate 10 new winter 2017/18 destinations

Brussels Airlines announced (09-Oct-2017) 10 new destinations for winter 2017/18, with the biggest winter season expansion in the carrier’s 15 year history. The airline will serve…..

SAS reportedly postpones opening of London Heathrow Airport base

SAS reportedly postponed establishment of its London Heathrow Airport base due to delays with aircraft deliveries (Check-in.dk, 10-Oct-2017). The carrier was scheduled to open the London base in…..

Saudia passengers up 14% in first nine months of 2017

Saudia reported (09-Oct-2017) passenger numbers increased 14% year-on-year to more than 24.54 million in the first nine months of 2017. Hajj and Umrah pilgrim traffic increased…..

LOT Polish Airlines to launch Warsaw-Oslo service from Mar-2018

Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport announced (09-Oct-2017) LOT Polish Airlines plans to launch 13 times weekly Warsaw Chopin-Oslo service from 25-Mar-2018, operating with Embraer 195 aircraft. Norwegian Air International and Wizz Air also operate the route. [more…..

fastjet to receive first E190 in Oct-2017, second in Nov-2017

fastjet, via its official Facebook account, stated (09-Oct-2017) its first Embraer 190 aircraft will arrive in Tanzania “this week”. The aircraft will enter service following regulatory approvals, replacing A319…..

Jazeera Airways introduces new logo, livery, aircraft interiors and crew uniforms

Jazeera Airways, via its official Facebook and Twitter accounts, announced (09-Oct-2017) the introduction of the first A320 aircraft featuring the airline’s new logo, livery and…..

KLM: New Dutch cabinet considering aviation tax

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Royal Schiphol Group warned (06-Oct-2017) the new Dutch cabinet is considering an aviation tax, with a view to generate EUR200 million from the sector…..

Qatar Airways to commence Doha-St Petersburg service in Dec-2017

Qatar Airways announced (08-Oct-2017) plans to commence daily Doha-St Petersburg service on 19-Dec-2017. The airline will operate the service with A320 equipment configured with 12 business class…..

Finnair considering plans to launch Tokyo Haneda and Sapporo Chitose service

Finnair is reportedly considering plans to launch service to Tokyo Haneda and Sapporo Chitose, as part of a wider plan to expand its Asia network by…..