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UK Startup Airlines Hans Airways Signs LOI For Its First A330-200

Hans Airways, a UK-based airline startup, has sent out a letter of intent (LOI) for its first aircraft, bringing it one step closer to its first commercial flight. The airline stated today that it has signed a deal for an Airbus A330-200 and has applied for its Air Operators Certificate with the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). It plans to start offering services as early as this summer. The airline expects to receive an A330-200 later this year, with high…

American Airlines Resumes Sydney Services

American Airlines has resumed service between Sydney and the United States. The airline joined competitors Qantas, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines on the Los Angeles - Sydney route for the first time in several months this week. The Dallas-based airline has joined the ranks of other airlines that have…

Found To Operate 19 Troubled Aircraft, Citilink and GMF Aeroasia…

The Indonesian Directorate General of Civil Aviation, sitting in the Ministry of Transportation, issued a warning to local-based carriers Citilink and GMF AeroAsia after the company continued to operate 19 aircraft that were experiencing technical issues with their braking systems. The warning was delivered in a letter dated Dec. 22…

Air India Avoiding Afghanistan Airspace While Saving an Hour to…

Due to Air India's newly permitted Hindu Kush route for its 777s, passengers flying to and from North America may expect their flights to be up to an hour shorter. Airlines linking India with Europe and North America have had to take a detour to avoid restricted airspace since Afghanistan…

Singapore Airlines signs LOI for 7 Airbus A350 Freighters

Singapore Airlines and aircraft manufacturer Airbus have signed a Letter of Intent for the carrier to acquire seven Airbus A350 Freighters. The airline intends to upgrade its fleet and extend operations with the aircraft in periods when the E-Commerce branch continues to grow. The A350Fs will replace Singapore Airlines Cargo's…

Bringing Europe Closer: VietJet Reveals Initial Airbus A330 Routes

Vietnamese low-cost carrier VietJet has announced Moscow as its first European destination. From July, the airline has announced that the Russian capital will be connected to three Vietnamese cities. From next year, 10-hour flights will connect Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, and Nha Trang, Vietnam with Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport twice…

The Revived Jet Airways Is Preparing A Huge New Aircraft…

According to reports, the new owners of India's former full-service airline Jet Airways are in negotiations with aircraft manufacturers about placing a large order. Jet Airways' ambitions for a comeback have seized the interest of industry insiders, former Jet fans, and aviation enthusiasts for months. The news of the airline's…

India to Resume International Flights from December 15

After a coronavirus-induced suspension, India will restart scheduled foreign flights on December 15, the Aviation Ministry said on Friday. In a statement, the Civil Aviation Ministry said the issue of resuming scheduled commercial international passenger services had been looked into in cooperation with the Ministries of Home Affairs, External Affairs,…

Malaysia Airlines Expand Codeshare Agreement With Singapore Airlines

Malaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines will revive and expand its codeshare arrangement between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur to 15 domestic Malaysian destinations, seven European locations, and two South African cities. This comes after Malaysia and Singapore announced that from November 29, a Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) arrangement will be implemented,…

Cash-Strapped AirAsia Still Needs to Support Affiliates

AirAsia Group has announced a planned financial restructuring of its Thai businesses, which would include a capital infusion and a reorganization of its 45%-owned Thai AirAsia Co Ltd's holdings (TAA). The move is hardly surprising, given AirAsia had previously said that its affiliates will seek financial assistance from the nations…