Iceland’s WOW air to relaunch with cargo initially

October 25, 2019 9:23 pm
Iceland’s WOW air to relaunch with cargo initially

Work is underway to relaunch WOW air (WW, Reykjavik Keflavik) within the coming weeks, but the first flights will be filled with freight – specifically fish – rather than people, the Icelandic broadcaster RÚV has reported.   New parent USAerospace Associates and its chairman Michele Ballarin initially intend to launch […]

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Thai Airways will not be shutting down

October 24, 2019 7:41 pm
Thai Airways will not be shutting down

Thai Airways will not be shutting down. To those travelling using Thai Airways soon, you can breathe a sigh of relief because the airline will not be terminating its services anytime soon. Well, not in the immediate future that is. Many news outlets began reporting on October 22 that Thai Airways International (THAI) […]

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Bangladesh- US-Bangla receives fourth ATR 72-600

October 23, 2019 9:10 am
Bangladesh- US-Bangla receives fourth ATR 72-600

Private carrier US-Bangla Airlines received its fourth ATR 72-600 yesterday. The number of aircraft in its fleet is now 11, highest among private airlines. The latest ATR 72-600 landed at Dhaka airport yesterday in the afternoon. Capt Ahmed Shikdar, Chief Advisor of US-Bangla Airlines officially received the aircraft. High officials […]

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Florida’s Via Airlines files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

October 20, 2019 8:43 am
Florida’s Via Airlines files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Via Airlines (VC, Orlando Int’l) has filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy at the Florida Middle Bankruptcy Court and plans to restructure through the court-mandated procedure and eventually fly again, the Orlando Business Journal has reported. The airline said in its filing that it was unable to continue operations in […]

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India’s SpiceJet nears widebody, drone ops

October 19, 2019 12:08 pm
India’s SpiceJet nears widebody, drone ops

SpiceJet (SG, Delhi Int’l) has dusted off its plans to add widebody aircraft and hopes to add the first such jets in early 2020, the Press Trust of India newswire has reported. While the carrier is negotiating with both Airbus and Boeing, it is also reportedly evaluating a potential bid […]

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