Rossiya to acquire up to twenty SuperJets

October 25, 2016 7:21 am
Rossiya to acquire up to twenty SuperJets

Rossiya (FV, St. Petersburg) will replace some of its fleet of A319-100s with SSJ 100-95s parent firm, the Aeroflot Group, has revealed. In an Investor’s Day prospectus seen by ch-aviation, the Russian carrier group says it will place twenty SuperJets with Rossiya between 2016 and 2021 while at the same […]

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XL Airways France to start Israel charters

3:35 am
XL Airways France to start Israel charters

XL Airways France (SE, Paris CDG) has announced it will begin a scheduled charter service between Paris CDG and Tel Aviv Ben Gurion during summer of next year. The French leisure-charter/LCC specialist said in a press release the 2x-weekly, A330-operated service would run between March and November of next year. […]

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ECAIR Congo suspends operations over ASECNA debts

October 24, 2016 6:50 pm
ECAIR Congo suspends operations over ASECNA debts

ECAIR – Equatorial Congo Airlines (LC, Brazzaville) has been forced to suspend all operations after regional African air navigation provider ASECNA withdrew its services from the carrier on October 10. “Because of the debt, ASECNA’s General Directorate has ordered the suspension of the provision of air navigation services to all […]

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lybe to extend London City-Cardiff service on strong demand

October 22, 2016 10:35 am
lybe to extend London City-Cardiff service on strong demand

flybe. (BE, Exeter) has announced it will continue its London City-Cardiff, Wales relief service given the strong demand seen on the route. The service was introduced as an alternative way to get to London during the closure of the Severn Tunnel for rail electrification works. However, while it was only […]

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UK’s Stobart Group boosts control over Stobart Air

October 21, 2016 5:14 am
UK’s Stobart Group boosts control over Stobart Air

UK-based logistics giant Stobart Group has announced it will shortly increase its shareholding in Stobart Air (RE, Dublin Int’l) in what has been seen as a precursory move ahead of a possible sale of the airline to CityJet (WX, Dublin Int’l). The firm said in a filing with the London […]

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