German court rules against late night flights at Dortmund

Germany’s Flyv looks to joint airlines for underserved city pairs 30.11.2021 – 13:18 UTC German startup Flyv aims to connect disadvantaged markets globally using a joint venture model that will see airlines pool their energy through flights marketed under a single brand and mobile app, according to the company’s website. Anton Lutz, the Munich-based CEO, … Read more

Judicial setback for JetSMART Argentina over ramp space

Argentina restores domestic ticket prices 30.12.2021 – 17:54 UTC The Argentine government has announced that within 180 days it will set maximum fare rates and a system of price bands for domestic scheduled passenger flights, a move likely to come as a blow to low-cost airlines Flybondi (FO, Córdoba Int’l) and JetSMART Argentina (WJ, Buenos … Read more

Kenya lifts ban on UAE flights – report

Kenya bans UAE flights to Al Ain 12.01.2022 – 10:00 UTC The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) has announced that Kenya has suspended all incoming and ferry passenger flights from the UAE for a period of seven days, effective January 10, 2021. “We are doing this to reciprocate the ban on Kenyan passenger flights to … Read more

Uganda Airlines delays UK launch to late 2Q22

Uganda Airlines (UR, Entebbe/Kampala) has delayed the launch of its London Heathrow route until June 2022 following regulatory delays caused by Brexit regulations, acting chief executive Jennifer Pamutoraki said. In an interview with Ugandan Business Focus magazine, she said the British Civil Aviation Authority informed Uganda in October 2021 that the airline will have to … Read more

Legal disputes continue around defunct Germania

Germany’s Tel Aviv Air looks forward to a late 3Q21 project launch 26.07.2021 – 16:50 UTC Tel Aviv Air (Hamburg Helmut Schmidt) plans to start operations on the Hamburg Helmut Schmidt-Tel Aviv Ben Gurion route on September 19, 2021, using a B737-800 chartered from Polish InterAir (E4, Warsaw Chopin). The German virtual carrier initially intends … Read more

Airbus to proffer Belugas to commercial cargo market

Airbus (AIB, Toulouse Blagnac) has announced that it has started commercial freight services with its fleet of A300-600ST Belugas. By the end of 2023, the manufacturer will have a separate Air Operator Certification (AOC) for these operations. Until now, Belugas aircraft have operated almost exclusively for Airbus, moving large parts of the aircraft such as … Read more

Boeing’s December 2021 order book changes revealed

Signing a partnership between Gulf Air and DHL Express 26.01.2022 – 15:55 UTC Gulf Air (GF, Bahrain International Airport) and logistics giant DHL Express have agreed to explore joint business, technology and freight opportunities. The partners signed a memorandum of understanding, the details of which were not disclosed, in Bahrain on January 24, 2022. Speaking … Read more

Jakarta Halim, Indonesia closes for upgrade works

Several Indonesian airlines have announced temporary adjustments to their flights with the announced closure of Jakarta Halim Renovations for at least three months from January 25, 2022. On the day, all scheduled commercial flight operations at the airport, a joint civilian/military facility located in East Jakarta, will fly to Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta, state-owned airport operator Angkasa … Read more

US’s AirBahn outlines initial network, fleet plans

US AirBahn delays launch due to COVID-19 04.01.2022 – 09:51 UTC AirBahn (ARB, Ontario) has petitioned the US Department of Transportation to extend the validity of its Public Interest and Necessity Certificate until June 30, 2022, to allow it to complete its certification amid delays caused by COVID. The California startup backed by the owners … Read more

US cancels Chinese flights in retaliation for CAAC calls

The US Department of Transportation has canceled 44 incoming flights to the US scheduled to be operated by Air Canada, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, and Xiamen Airlines between January 30 and March 28, 2022, in retaliation for China’s tough anti-coronavirus outbreak. . Policies affecting US airlines. “We found that recent actions by the … Read more