A team led by Hanwha Systems plans to launch South Korea’s first commercial urban air mobility service in 2025 linking tourist destinations on Jeju Island using Joby Aviation electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) air taxis.
Air France said it will have to cancel more than half its short-haul flights and around 10% of long-haul flights Sept. 16 because of a planned strike action by French air traffic controller (ATC) union SNCTA.
Ethiopian Airlines is taking three Boeing 767-300ER freighter conversions on long-term lease from Titan Aircraft Investments, boosting the overall African fleet, which Boeing expects to grow by 1,010 new aircraft by 2040.
BBN Cargo Airlines Holdings, the parent company of Icelandic cargo carrier Bluebird Nordic, is hoping to secure an air operator’s certificate (AOC) for a new Indonesian freight airline by the second quarter of 2023.
Details on the planned new Saudi Arabian flag-carrier are expected to be announced by the end of 2022, but its arrival will not mean the subsequent downgrading of existing national carrier Saudia, Aviation Daily understands.