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Air Namibia wants N$1,6 billion

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AIR Namibia's board has warned the government that the national airline could shut down if it does not get a N$1,6 billion bailout by the end of this month. (www.namibian.com.na) Mehr...

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Airlines eye stake in Air Namibia

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THREE major airlines – South African Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and German-based Lufthansa – have all shown interest in acquiring part of cash-strapped Air Namibia. (www.namibian.com.na) Mehr...

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Air Namibia on death row

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PUBLIC enterprises minister Leon Jooste and other government officials are currently in the United States to negotiate Air Namibia's exit from aircraft lease agreements, the clearest signal of an imminent closure of the national airline, which could cost the government around N$2,5 billion. (www.namibian.com.na) Mehr...

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You Can Buy An Airbus A340 Converted Into A Restaurant For $1.4 Million

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Turkey’s largest restaurant happens to be the inside of a retired Airbus A340. The plane-turned-restaurant is located in Balikesir, Turkey, and is currently on sale for $1.4m, according to real estate agent, Huseyin Caliskan. (simpleflying.com) Mehr...

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India Set To Take Delivery Of “Air Force One” Boeing 777s Next Month

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India is all set to take delivery of the two VIP Boeing 777 aircraft. Dubbed India’s “Air Force One”, the new plane will fly the country’s top leadership on important foreign missions. The new 777s will replace the fleet of aging Air India 747s, as the government looks to operate its own fleet of aircraft, separate from the soon-to-be-privatized Air India. (simpleflying.com) Mehr...

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Viracopos (VCP) presents a gradual recovery of passengers.

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The recovery in the passenger sector shows an upward trend after a sharp drop registered from March... (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) Mehr...

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Virgin Australia Announces Massive Layoffs, Shrinks Fleet

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Virgin Australia announced it will lay off 3,000 employees. It’ll also remove ATR, Boeing 777, Airbus A330 from its fleet and discontinue its budget carrier Tigerair. (kokpitherald.com) Mehr...

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Virgin Atlantic files for bankruptcy in the US

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Virgin Atlantic has filed for bankruptcy in the United States as the global airline industry reels from the coronavirus pandemic. The company, which is based in the United Kingdom, filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in New York on Tuesday. Virgin Atlantic hasn't been immune from the airline industry's pandemic problems. In July, the company received a £1.2 billion ($1.5 billion) rescue deal to keep the airline solvent just days before it was due to resume passenger flights. (www.cnn.com) Mehr...

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Introducing the Beechcraft King Air 360

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Textron Aviation ushered in the next generation of its legendary King Air turboprop family on Tuesday with the introduction of the Beechcraft King Air 360/360ER. (dcnewsroom.blogspot.com) Mehr...

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Malindo Air Returns To Singapore

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In efforts to implement the Reciprocal Green Lane (RGL), Malindo Air will resume its international flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to Changi International Airport. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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[VIDEO] Virgin Atlantic Files For Chapter 15 Bankruptcy in New York

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It has emerged that Virgin Atlantic (VS) has filed for Chapter 15 Bankruptcy in the United States of America. (www.youtube.com) Mehr...

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Virgin Atlantic Files For Chapter 15 Bankruptcy

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It has emerged that Virgin Atlantic (VS) has filed for Chapter 15 Bankruptcy in the United States of America. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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Airport Review: Cutting Edge Calgary

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Calgary International Airport (YYC) has been operational since 1914 and seen incredible growth since that time. The field is situated 10 kilometers northeast of the city was originally a grass strip and a hut serving as a hangar and terminal building. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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Spirit Airlines warns of layoffs as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cut into air travel

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Spirit Airlines is warning employees that it could furlough up to 30% of its roughly 9,000 workers in October, when federal payroll-help money runs out. CEO Ted Christie said in a memo to employees that furloughs might be needed because Spirit is burning through too much cash as the coronavirus pandemic continues to cut sharply into air travel (www.usatoday.com) Mehr...

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Southwest reduces aircraft cleaning between flights, focusing on tray tables over seat belts

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Southwest Airlines cut back on its cleaning procedures as the Dallas-based airline returns to standard turnaround times. According to a Southwest memo to flight attendants obtained by USA TODAY, starting Aug. 1, the between-flight cleaning focused on high-touch areas such as the lavatories and tray tables, which are disinfected before each takeoff (top, bottom and latch of each table). "These are the most important areas to clean between each flight as they are prone to contamination from… (www.usatoday.com) Mehr...

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Global capacity creeps above 50%

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Weekly scheduled airline capacity has risen to more than half of the level recoded this time in 2019—although the pace of recovery is differing from region to region. (www.routesonline.com) Mehr...

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easyJet plans restructure in Q3 announcement

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European low-cost carrier easyJet (U2) has today released a statement for its Q3 report. It also announced an increase in the number of flights. The airline looks to continue to cope with the growing demand for travel from holidaymakers. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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1 dead, 3 escape after helicopter crashes into Tennessee River in Knoxville, authorities say

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Helicopter crash into Tennessee River evening on 8/3/2020. (www.knoxnews.com) Mehr...

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Etihad Airways Introduces MicrobeBARRIER Face Protection for Premium Passengers

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Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has launched innovative new protective wear for First and Business class guests. (kokpitherald.com) Mehr...

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Lufthansa Adds Five Summer Destinations

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Boosting the late Summer season, Lufthansa (LH) has announced that it will operate five further European destinations. The services are set to begin in September and October. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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TAP Air Portugal Restarts Munich to Lisbon

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Just in time for a summer vacation in Bavaria; Portuguese airline TAP Air Portugal (TAP) has announced it will restart flights from Munich to the capital, Lisbon. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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SpiceJet Gears Up for UK Operations

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In recent news, SpiceJet (SG) has now secured slots at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to operate flights to the United Kingdom (UK). (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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Emirates Deploys A380 Flagship to Guangzhou

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Emirates (EK) has today announced that it will be deploying its flagship aircraft Airbus A380 to Guangzhou. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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KLM receives passengers again in VIP lounges in Amsterdam

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Space counts with special marked tickets and expansion of services; airline was the only major European airline to keep its lounge open... (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) Mehr...

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United Nations Antonov An-72 Crashes In Mali

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A United Nations Antonov An-72 has crashed on arrival in Mali. Initial reports suggest that there were only a few injuries and no fatalities. It is unclear exactly what caused the incident, but it appears that the plane landed during or after a rainstorm. (simpleflying.com) Mehr...

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Grainy video raises more questions about security at Cleveland airport

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The most recent case went unnoticed for close to two hours. We’ve learned, in the latest case, no camera was even facing the part of the fence where the driver went through. “We’re not running a dog park. You’re running an international airport. You have to have the maximum security. Airport security and all the issues we’re dealing with, you would think you would have the most sophisticated system,” Polensek said. (fox8.com) Mehr...

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Airline Food For Sale. No Plane Ticket Required

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Miss international travel? Why not recreate the experience in the comfort of your own home with some airplane food? (www.npr.org) Mehr...

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Alaska Airlines quietly cuts inflight entertainment tablets Zach Griff

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As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, airlines are doing everything they can to reassure customers that it’s safe to travel. All major U.S. carriers are requiring passengers to wear masks, most have stepped up cleaning procedures and some are blocking the middle seat. And when it comes to the inflight experience, almost every carrier has made adjustments to minimize crew and passenger interactions. Boarding processes have been modified, food and beverage service has been cut to a bare minimum… (thepointsguy.com) Mehr...

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Deux passagers d'un vol KLM pour Ibiza refusent de porter un masque et provoquent une bagarre dans les airs

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Une bagarre a éclaté à bord d'un avion de la compagnie KLM en direction d'Ibiza car deux passagers refusaient de porter un masque à bord, comme l'exige le règlement. (www.20minutes.fr) Mehr...

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FAA Proposes Final Corrective Actions for The Boeing 737 MAX

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The FAA has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). Its purpose is to supersede the previous Airworthiness Directive (AD) applying to Boeing 737 MAX airplanes. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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Virgin Galactic, Rolls-Royce Unveil Mach 3 Aircraft Design

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Virgin Galactic has announced today the first phase of the design of the high-speed Mach 3 aircraft. Rolls-Royce will participate in the project. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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British Airways Resumes Flights to Holiday Destinations in Europe and Caribbean

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British Airways’ August schedule sees return to more destinations in Europe, Asia, Caribbean and Africa. (kokpitherald.com) Mehr...

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China Southern To Move to London Heathrow Terminal 5

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As other airlines, China Southern (CZ) will temporarily move to Terminal 5 at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). The relocation will be effective on August 5. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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Ireland to Introduce COVID-19 Testing at Airports

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The Irish government is to introduce COVID-19 testing at airports. The measure is a response to the rise in cases in other countries. (www.youtube.com) Mehr...

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The Airways Project #5: An Exploration of Planespotting

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I channel my passion for aviation in a lot of things. I collect models, fly simulators, build up flight hours, collect safety cards, go to camps, take trips, and most recently, write for Airways Magazine. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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Passenger In Virginia Refused To Don Mask, Delaying American Airlines Flight

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American Airlines says a flight out of Virginia was delayed after a passenger refused to comply with its policy requiring a face mask. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that the incident occurred Sunday morning at Richmond International Airport. The airline said the plane returned to the gate. And the passenger ultimately exited the plane. The flight then departed for North Carolina’s Charlotte Douglas International Airport without further issues. (baltimore.cbslocal.com) Mehr...

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Virgin Galactic reveals plans for supersonic aircraft

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Virgin Galactic announced that they would be collaborating with Rolls-Royce in designing and building Mach 3, a supersonic commercial aircraft. The aircraft is set to be an innovative delta-wing with a capacity to carry between nine to 19 people and at an altitude of 60,000 feet and above. Virgin Galactic’s statement reads that the design aims to utilize “state-of-the-art sustainable aviation fuel.” (www.aerotime.aero) Mehr...

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Brussels Airlines Reduces Connection To Lithuania

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Brussels Airlines (SN) reduces flights to/from Vilnius Oro Uostas (VNO). (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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Panama begins phased reopening of Tocumen International Airport

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Through an executive decree signed by Panamanian President Laurentino Cortizo on July 31, Panama has taken its first step towards reopening the Tocumen International Airport, a major hub for connectivity throughout Latin America. According to Decree No.300, the interconnection of international commercial aviation, transit operations and the entry and exit of national citizens or residents with biosecurity measures and protocols established by health authorities are permitted. (guyanaaviation.com) Mehr...

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New Revamp For Lithuanian Vilnius Airport

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The biggest airport in Lithuania will face a revamp of the design by 2022. Vilnius Oro Uostas (VNO) presented the new project that will take completely change the airport of the capital of Lithuania in the next 2 years. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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Alliance Aviation Acquires 14 E190 aircraft

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Australian based airline Alliance Aviation (QQ) has signed an agreement with Azorra Avviation LLC in the U.S. It will expand its fleet. The agreement covers the purchase of 14 Embraer E190, six spare General Electric CF34 engines. (airwaysmag.com) Mehr...

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German Holiday Companies Condor and TUIfly Mull Merger

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There are reportedly plans for the formation of a joint venture between Condor and TUI fly Deutschland, according to local outlet Boersenzeitung, citing sources with knowledge of the matter. According to the report, the driving force for the merger of the two state-supported carriers comes from local and national politicians. (airlinegeeks.com) Mehr...

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Passenger airlines at MIA grow to 13 in July as rebound continues

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Airlines and passengers continued their return to Miami International Airport in July, when five more airlines – British Airways, Caribbean Airlines, Eastern Airlines, Lufthansa and TAP Air Portugal – restarted scheduled international flights at the global hub. Previously in June, Aeromexico, Iberia and Turkish Airlines also made their returns to MIA, joining five airlines that never ceased operations during the COVID-19 pandemic: American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, LATAM… (guyanaaviation.com) Mehr...

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SX-IRN crashed into a house near Serres Greece

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SX-IRN single engine Cessna crashed into a house in village Proti, near Serres, Greece. Pilot seems to be ok and transferred to hospital. No other injuries on ground are reported. (www.protothema.gr) Mehr...

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NTSB releases preliminary report on Coeur d'Alene plane crash that killed eight

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A de Havilland owned by Brooks Seaplane and a Cessna collided over Lake Coeur d'Alene on July 5, around 2 p.m. The pilot and the passenger in the Cessna as well as the pilot and all 5 passengers in the de Havilland died in the collision, according to the report. (www.ktvb.com) Mehr...

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Private jet firm is selling social distance-friendly seats between New York and Florida for the price of first class ticket

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XO is offering a private jet experience where passengers fly between New York and Florida on a VIP-configured Bombardier CRJ200 for a fraction of the cost of a charter. Passengers only pay for their seat and but still get nearly the full private jet experience. Flights depart from and arrive at private terminals in New York and Florida and in-flight meals and WiFi are complimentary. Private aviation firm XO has created a unique East Coast air bridge this summer that promises the luxury of… (www.yahoo.com) Mehr...

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Earning or Loss? Delta announces how the Second Quarter of 2020

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Do you invest in Delta? Are you an admirer of the company? The American airline Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) released the financial results for the second quarter of June 2020 (2Q2020) and highlighted its continued response to the global pandemic of COVID-19... (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) Mehr...

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Rumor: Amazon Behind New International Airline In Brisbane

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Last week, Simple Flying reported on an unknown Brisbane-based start-up airline running job applications for key roles. We approached several people who might know for clarification but hit a wall of silence. Brisbane Airport told us they were as much in the dark as we were. But, we’ve since learned Amazon could be behind this new start-up airline. (simpleflying.com) Mehr...

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Hawaiian Believes Its Premium Leisure Positioning Will Help It Rebound

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Hawaiian Airlines serves an interesting position in the market. As the leading airline to and from Hawaii, it maintains a key player in bringing leisure travelers from near and far to Hawaii and also offering intra-island flights. While the islands currently remain under strict quarantine requirements, the airline believes its positioning will be vital to becoming successful. (simpleflying.com) Mehr...

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Spirit AeroSystems announces further reduction in workforce

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Spirit AeroSystems announced Friday it will further reduce employment at its facility in Wichita, Kan., as a result of the most recent rate reduction on the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and the ongoing global pandemic. (dcnewsroom.blogspot.com) Mehr...

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