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Norwegian CEO: We will not take the cost related to the new aircraft we have to park

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March 14, 2019 Norwegian chief executive officer (CEO) Bjørn Kjos said the airline will not pay for the costs related to the suspension of its 18 Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. The carrier operates the aircraft mostly for trans-Atlantic flights between Europe and the East Coast of the US. The airline has also ordered more […]

LUFTHANSA GROUP GOES BIG: 20 787-9S & 20 A350-900S ORDERED

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March 14, 2019 The Lufthansa Group has announced that it will be ordering up to 40 brand new long-haul aircraft. At a total investment cost of $12 billion, 20 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and 20 Airbus A350-900s will be added to its orderbook. Deliveries are to take place of these aircraft between 2022 and 2027. Lufthansa […]

NTSB RELEASE INITIAL REPORT ON ATLAS AIR CRASH

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March 14, 2019 The NTSB has released an initial report on the crash of the Atlas Air flight 3591 which crashed on February 23, 40 miles away from Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The report shows that the plane did, in fact, hit a front of extreme weather. The report shows from ADS-B data that […]

Brazilian airline Azul posts profit drop in Q4

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March 14, 2019 Brazil’s third largest airline Azul SA on Thursday said it had a profit of 138 million reais ($36.19 million) in the fourth quarter of 2018, a 54 percent drop from the same period last year. The airline also said it will expand flight capacity, by between 18 to 20 percent, a figure […]

Hainan Airlines to sell two B737-800 aircraft, issue bonds

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March 14, 2019 Hainan airlines said on Thursday it plans to sell two B737-800 aircraft to NGF Genesis Ltd, an Ireland-based cargo company, for $27.5 million, as well as issue bonds up to 8 billion yuan ($1.19 billion) to repay debt and replenish capital. The company also said in a statement it plans to sell […]

WFS picks up 3 year contract with Qantas at DFW

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March 14, 2019 Qantas has awarded Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) with a three-year contract at Dallas Fort/Worth International Airport covering passenger operations, cargo and ramp handling. The Australian flag carrier operates seven Airbus A380 passenger flights a week from Dallas to Sydney as well as a weekly Boeing 747-400 Freighter service. WFS’s client base at […]

Alphaliner: Capacity on Transpacific Route to Remain Flat

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March 14, 2019 Container capacity on the Transpacific route would remain unchanged this year as shipping lines currently do not plan any increases, according to Alphaliner. The carriers’ cautious approach marks the first time since 2009 that no new transpacific services are to be introduced on the route in the transpacific contract season, which starts […]

France Confirms Oil Slick after Grande America Sinks

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March 14, 2019 French authorities have detected an oil slick at the sinking site of the ro-ro container vessel Grande America, according to the Maritime Prefecture of Atlantic. The slick was detected in the afternoon hours of March 13 during an overflight by French Navy aircraft. The oil traces were confirmed by offshore supply ship […]