December 4, 2023| 27 0

Hawaiian Airlines and Alaska Airlines are merging

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK) and Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA) announced today that they have reached an agreement under which Alaska Airlines will acquire Hawaiian Airlines for $18.00 per share in cash, for a transaction value of approximately $1.9 billion, inclusive of $0.9 billion in Hawaiian Airlines net debt. The merged firm will …

November 6, 2023| 142 0

EGYPTAIR Reveals Expansion Plans

EGYPTAIR, an Egyptian national airline that is a member of the Star Alliance network, has announced new direct flights for 2023, including Cairo to Manchester in July, which would run five times weekly on a B737-800NG aircraft and provide a business class offering. EGYPTAIR also opened operations between Cairo and Delhi in August, with four flights …

September 18, 2023| 193 0

Saudia will fly to and from the Red Sea International Airport.

Saudia will be the first airline to serve the Red Sea International Airport (RSI). This comes after the airline inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Red Sea Global (RSG) and daa International. RSI, along with the first three resorts at The Red Sea location, is set to debut this year. It will begin with internal flights to and from Riyadh an …

May 18, 2021| 455 0

StandardAero continues to support Austrian Airlines’ APS 2300 APUs

StandardAero has been selected by Austrian Airlines, the national flag carrier airline of Austria, to continue providing maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services for the airline’s Pratt & Whitney Canada APS 2300 auxiliary power units (APUs).  This exclusive multi-year contract extends a long-running relationship between the two companie …

April 28, 2021| 456 0

What Does It Take To Put A Plane Into Long-Term Storage?

The last 12 months has seen a seismic shift in aircraft fleet management at airlines. With passenger demand down in most markets and not expected to recover for some time, airlines are searching for cost savings where they can. High on their hit list are big planes, especially older big planes that are costly to run. Thousands of planes go into long …

April 22, 2021| 429 0

Spirit Records $112m Net Loss With 72% Load Factor

Spirit Airlines recorded a net loss of $112 million for the first quarter of 2021. As the ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) charts a growth strategy and improvements in March, the airline is looking ahead to the summer. Its team managed capacity successfully and achieved a load factor of 72.1%, which is the highest it has been for the airline since the …

April 13, 2021| 454 0

Trans-Tasman Flight Corridor Led To 1570% Increase In Bookings

An online travel agency is enjoying a massive boost in bookings between Australia and New Zealand following the announcement of a travel bubble opening between the two countries. On the day New Zealand agreed to the travel bubble, trans-Tasman bookings surged 1570% on Skyscanner. That is great news for Skyscanner. The caveat is, there was barely an …

April 13, 2021| 516 0

flypop signs A330-300 lease deal with Avolon

flypop said it has signed a multiple aircraft A330-300 lease deal with Avolon, the world’s third-largest aircraft lessor. Based in Ireland, Avolon provides lease and lease management services to airlines and airline investors globally. The flypop team has been in discussions with a number of leasing companies over the past few months, however, Avol …

April 5, 2021| 445 0

Which airlines fly Boeing 787 Dreamliner?

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner became a hit amongst airlines when the manufacturer launched the program in April 2004. The wide-body aircraft, announced with ground-breaking technology at the time, has become Boeing’s second-most popular twin-aisle aircraft program in terms of gross orders. The 787 only lags behind the Boeing 777. It also had its fair s …

April 5, 2021| 605 0

Italy Has A New Airline: EGO Airways Operates Maiden Flight

Although the airline company was founded almost two years ago, EGO Airways only operated its maiden flight just last week. On March 30th, the airline’s one and only Embraer E190 (affectionately named Martina) took off from Catania Fontanarossa Airport (CTA) for Giuseppe Verdi Airport in Parma (PMF). EGO Airways’ first commercial flight According to E …

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