Crossover Jet Growth Strengthened By Support Programs

By Bernie Baldwin Apr 20, 2021
It’s many a year now since engineering products were simply manufactured and sold, sometimes with a guarantee. Nowadays however, make a sale of such…
Crossover Narrowbody Jets

Chinese Airlines Resume Growth After Peak Season Setback

By Adrian Schofield Apr 20, 2021
China’s domestic capacity has surged back after a COVID-19 spike put the brakes on the country’s busiest travel period.
Airlines & Lessors

KLM CITYHOPPER

Apr 19, 2021
KLM CITYHOPPER agreed to lease 15 new E195-E2s from Aircastle; first (051) was delivered with second (054) due shortly.
Air Transport

INDIGO

Apr 19, 2021
INDIGO, India agreed to sell three A321neos (10296/10381/10422) to SKY Leasing for leaseback upon deliveries in 1H21.
Air Transport

CAAC

Apr 19, 2021
CAAC reports Chinese airlines lost CNY30.1b in 1Q21 (vs CNY34.6b loss in 1Q20) on 1.1% lower revenues.
Air Transport
AERONAVES

AERONAVES TSM, Mexico acquired ex-Air Incheon 737-400SF (26529) from Frontera Flight Holdings.

amy.hardcastle… Mon, 04/19/2021 - 20:38
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JFK

Apr 19, 2021
JFK handled 1.1m pax in 2020, down 78% vs 2019; cargo traffic rose 2.5%.
Air Transport

BRAATHENS REGIONAL AIRLINES

Apr 19, 2021
BRAATHENS REGIONAL AIRLINES (BRA) plans May 12 to resume domestic operations, initially at Stockholm Bromma, Malmö, Gothenburg, Visby, Ängelholm and…
Air Transport

LUFTHANSA

Apr 19, 2021
LUFTHANSA retired its sixth A380 (061); it has eight remaining, which are all currently in storage.
Air Transport

AIR FRANCE-KLM

Apr 19, 2021
AIR FRANCE-KLM successfully completed public offering to increase its capital by €1,036m after exercise in full of increase option.
Air Transport

UEP AIRWAYS

Apr 19, 2021
UEP AIRWAYS, Spain plans startup (date TBA) of scheduled services to the Balearic Islands with two ATR 72s.
Air Transport

US DOT

Apr 19, 2021
US DOT says US scheduled pax airlines had 394,843 full-time equivalent (FTE) workers in February, down 14.3% vs Feb 2020.
Air Transport

SKY ONE

Apr 19, 2021
SKY ONE, Moldova leased ex-Qatar Airways A320-200 (1773) with V2500s from FTAI (Fortress Transportation).
Air Transport

Daily Memo: Digital Divide Grows In Aero Manufacturing

By Michael Bruno Apr 19, 2021
Spirit AeroSystems is now making several changes it had wanted to make eventually in a much quicker fashion—potentially turning its labor-intensive, 20th-century style factories into modern marvels of digitally driven lean manufacturing efficiency.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

U.S. Startup Breeze To Retain Dual Embraer, Airbus Fleet

By Jens Flottau Apr 19, 2021
U.S. start-up carrier Breeze Airways plans to keep a dual fleet of Embraer E190/195s and Airbus A220s to utilize on secondary short-haul markets and long thin routes. 
Airlines & Lessors

AIR NEW ZEALAND

Apr 19, 2021
AIR NEW ZEALAND deferred planned capital raise to later in 2021 to allow more time to assess impacts of recent market developments, including…
Air Transport

Europe Moves To Better Understand Supersonic Aircraft Impacts

By Graham Warwick Apr 19, 2021
Europe has launched a research program to develop a deeper understanding of the environmental impact of future supersonic aircraft and provide input into international efforts to develop certification standards for noise and emissions.
Aircraft & Propulsion

WHO'SNEWS: INFORM AVIATION

Apr 19, 2021
Uschi Schulte-Sasse was named the sole Senior Vice President of INFORM Aviation, Germany.
Air Transport

WHO'SNEWS: INCORA

Apr 19, 2021
Kevin Erickson to Chief People and Diversity Officer of Incora, Fort Worth, TX.
Air Transport

UNITED AIRLINES

Apr 19, 2021
UNITED AIRLINES plans in July to begin Newark-Dubrovnik (767), Dulles-Athens (787) and Chicago-Reykjavik (757).
Air Transport

WHO'SNEWS: WARBURG PINCUS

Apr 19, 2021
Al Wood to Executive-in-Residence of Warburg Pincus, New York; he will help build Aquila Air Capital.
Air Transport
AQUILA AIR CAPITAL

AQUILA AIR CAPITAL was formed by Warburg Pincus, Kepler Hill Capital and Al Wood to purchase/finance/lease commercial aircraft, engines and other aviation eq

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WHO'SNEWS: AVOLON

Apr 19, 2021
Steven Graham to Head of Americas, based in New York, of Avolon.
Air Transport

WHO'SNEWS: AVOLON

Apr 19, 2021
Felipe Campos to Chief Technical Officer of Avolon, Dublin.
Air Transport

Ex-Boeing Commercial Services Leader, PE Investors Team for New Lessor

By Michael Bruno Apr 19, 2021
The former finance chief at Boeing Commercial Services has teamed with a well-known private equity firm in aerospace and defense to launch Aquila Air Capital, a new commercial aircraft, engine and equipment lessor, to capitalize on the historic disruption in commercial aviation.
Aircraft & Propulsion