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Daily Memo: LCCs Descend On Miami International Airport
Spirit Airlines is looking to cement its status as South Florida’s premier ULCC with new service out of Miami International Airport (MIA) beginning in September. 
natalia.pelayo… Wed, 06/23/2021 - 20:38
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WestJet Adding Boeing 737 Freighters Amid Cargo Push

By Sean Broderick Jun 23, 2021
WestJet will integrate at least four 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCFs) to its expanding cargo strategy and plans to have at least two operating when its first dedicated freighter service is launched early in 2022. 
Airlines & Lessors
Southwest Airlines Longtime CEO Gary Kelly To Step Aside In 2022
After serving at the helm of Southwest Airlines for nearly 17 years, CEO Gary Kelly will “transition roles” in February 2022, stepping aside from leading the Dallas-based carrier to serving as its Executive Chairman. 
natalia.pelayo… Wed, 06/23/2021 - 18:51
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Changi’s Profits Tank As Affiliates Shine During Pandemic

By Chen Chuanren Jun 23, 2021
Changi Airport Group’s (CAG) international airports, especially China’s Chongqing (CKG) and Russia’s Sochi (AER), have remained profitable thanks to a rebound in domestic traffic. 
Airports & Routes

Finnair, Juneyao Air To Deepen Ties Through Joint Business Partnership

By David Casey Jun 23, 2021
Finnair said its passengers would benefit from improved connectivity to a network of 57 destinations in China from Juneyao’s Shanghai Pudong hub, while Juneyao customers will enjoy better access to Finnair’s 65 European destinations via Helsinki Vantaa. 
Airlines & Lessors

Austrian Airlines Ends ‘Preighter’ Ops As Long-Haul Demand Returns

By Kurt Hofmann Jun 23, 2021
Austrian Airlines is reconverting two Boeing 777-200ERs for passenger service that had been used for cargo flights over the past 15 months amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Maintenance & Training

U.S. Commercial, GA Airports To Receive FAA Recovery Aid

By Molly McMillin Jun 22, 2021
The FAA plans to award $8 billion in grants to U.S. commercial, reliever and general aviation airports to aid in their recovery from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers
Canada’s Transat Weighs Financing Options After Acquisition Talks End
Acquisition talks between Canadian leisure-travel company Transat and businessman Pierre Karl Peladeau have officially ended, leaving Transat to explore financing options as its airline Air Transat works to restart operations on July 30.
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Aer Lingus Explores Early Start Of New Regional Operator’s Services

By Alan Dron Jun 22, 2021
In the aftermath of the collapse of Stobart Air, Aer Lingus is in discussions with startup Emerald Airlines over the new carrier beginning regional operations on the Irish flag-carrier’s behalf earlier than scheduled.
Airlines & Lessors

Air France Steps Up Train/Flight Combinations With New Routes

By Alan Dron Jun 22, 2021
Air France plans to increase its connections with SNCF French Railways by adding seven new routes to their combined network.
Airlines & Lessors

Delta Air Lines To Hire 1,000 More Pilots By Summer 2022

By Ben Goldstein Jun 22, 2021
To accommodate the growth in pilot ranks, Atlanta-based Delta will be adding 13 schedulers and a supervisor to augment its Crew Scheduling team, which will staff a communications desk to answer pilot calls and questions.
Airlines & Lessors

FAA Unveils New Internal Safety Reporting Program

By Sean Broderick Jun 22, 2021
The FAA formally unveiled its new internal safety reporting program for Aviation Safety (AVS) office employees, providing what the agency and lawmakers hope will be an opportunity to flag troublesome issues and spot trends before they become significant safety risks. 
Safety, Ops & Regulation

EU, South Asia To Cooperate On Aviation Initiative

By Alan Dron Jun 22, 2021
The EU and several South Asian nations have signed a new agreement aimed at strengthening cooperation between their respective aviation authorities.
Safety, Ops & Regulation
Indian Court Clears Jet Airways Revival Plan
An Indian court has approved a takeover plan for Jet Airways, a major step toward the revival of the grounded airline.
natalia.pelayo… Tue, 06/22/2021 - 18:29
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Air One Aviation Acquires Two Flight-Training Businesses
London-based aviation-services firm Air One Aviation is acquiring two flight-training businesses, UK-based Quadrant Systems Limited (QSL) and Sharjah-based Pier Seven Aviation FZC.
natalia.pelayo… Tue, 06/22/2021 - 18:05
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Struggling Vietnam Airlines Secures Loan; New Cargo Airline Emerges

By Chen Chuanren Jun 22, 2021
Three local banks are set to loan Vietnam Airlines VND4 trillion ($174 million), while separately plans have been revealed for Vietnam's first dedicated cargo carrier.
Airlines & Lessors

Daily Memo: Boeing’s Missed MAX Opportunity

By Guy Norris Jun 22, 2021
The 737-10 first flight was apparently successful, but by limiting media access Boeing missed a greater opportunity to tell the wider story of how it is navigating challenging times to rebuild faith in the MAX and the company itself.
Aircraft & Propulsion
Lessor Avation Reduces ATR 72-600 Order By Six Aircraft
Singapore-headquartered lessor Avation has renegotiated its order for eight ATR 72-600s, canceling firm orders for six aircraft and changing delivery dates for the remaining two.
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Norwegian Group To Simplify Its Organization

By Victoria Moores Jun 22, 2021
Norwegian Group has rejected media speculation that it plans to close Irish subsidiary Norwegian Air International (NAI), however a greater focus on simplicity could ultimately lead to some consolidation among its five air operator’s certificates (AOCs).
Airlines & Lessors

Vietnam Airlines Secures Transport Canada Approval

By David Casey Jun 22, 2021
The decision by Transport Canada to award a Foreign Air Operator Certificate allows Vietnam Airlines to carry passengers and cargo to any point in the country.
Airports & Routes

Russian MRO to Launch CFM56 Heavy Maintenance

By Maxim Pyadushkin Jun 21, 2021
S7 Technics will build a new facility at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) that will be the first in Russia to overhaul CFM International CFM56-5B/7B engines, installed on the Airbus A320ceo and Boeing 737NG.
Aircraft & Propulsion

U.S. Airline Groups Urge DOJ To Crack Down On Unruly Passengers

By Ben Goldstein Jun 21, 2021
A coalition of airlines and labor groups called on the U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) to enforce stiffer penalties against unruly airline passengers following a surge of inflight assaults against crewmembers in recent months.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Lessor Sirius Reveals Opening Tranche Of Narrowbodies

By Alan Dron Jun 21, 2021
The lessor has acquired 10 mid-life narrowbodies from BOC Aviation, as a first step toward its target of having 100 aircraft on its books in the next three years.
Airlines & Lessors

Operational Issues Force American Airlines To Cancel Hundreds Of Flights

By Ben Goldstein Jun 21, 2021
Flights canceled by the Fort Worth-based carrier account for approximately 1% of its daily operation in July, the company said, adding that it has “ramped up quickly to meet the surge in demand for air travel this summer.” 
Airlines & Lessors

Nigeria’s Green Africa Launch Delayed To July

By Victoria Moores Jun 21, 2021
Lagos-based Green Africa has temporarily suspended bookings to mitigate against any further disruption.
Airlines & Lessors