October 2009 - Posts
In these days on his website is appeared notice about resuming flights is postponed to Oct 30 2009. Avro RJ85s I-CLBA is still at Basel due to maintenance reasons.
New route Venice-Bucarest commenced on last June 1 2009 with four weekly flights have found success in the customers and now is increased to six flights a week by Oct 25 2009.
New positioning is also realized by the airline with plane in overnight stay at Venice. This expensive solution can match surely the opportunity to lift on premium business passengers for a day stay in Bucarest with option to be back in the late evening. It open also the possibility to have connection in Bucarest on TAROM network.
Bucarest Otopeni-Venice 20.45 21.50 12345-7 RO469
Venice-Bucarest Otopeni 07.20 10.20 123456- RO470
Disappeared the first interested investor revealed during the press conference on last Sept 8 2009. Now, with all legal actions in progress about the declaration of bankruptcy from court of Vicenza, in the last days a new interested investor was announced by the lawyers of MyAir. Star Airways of Albania is reported interested to take over the airline renting the company.
Albanian Star Airways has submitted a proposal of
22.5 million euros, equal to the value of goodwill for the arrangement
dismissive guaranteed by a surety, and assumption of the lease company
to 220 thousand euros per month. This is the only proposal because the
similar presented by Roman financial IRC has not yet been secured by a real commitment: read the surety that the
Albanians would put on the table. In attendance was also represented.
Andrea Pellizzari of Ascom Finance on behalf of a surety who has
guaranteed the debt of 12 million euros of tax not paid, but did
not receive one million and 200 thousand in prize and has presented
itself for bankruptcy.
The prosecutor is very skeptical at the partial twist Albanian
because it emphasizes that it is the spring that the vertices of
easyJet promising the arrival of new members and finding real money,
but we are in October and the Bank continues to cry.
MyAir debts reported by the prosecutor are going close to 150 million €, credit are reported in few tens if million €.
On last Oct 1 2009 one WindJet A319-132s msn 2698 and registered EI-ECX. during the approach into Palermo (LICJ) was heavy damaged by hail in various part of the plane from nose to the tail fin while as radar radome is broken, leading edges, engine inlets. In the missed approach due to windshear (+/- 50 kts) it had
flap/slat overspeed warnings. After the go around the aicraft flew into
a thunderstorm and diverted to Catania (LICC).This plane was recently delivered to Windjet and is a former Spirit Airlines N515NK.
Images of the damaged plane can be found at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/atrdriver/
Rumors reports that Turkish Airlines will open the new daily route Bologna-Istanbul as from March 1 2010. No press release was issued from the airline.
Ryanair Boeing 737-800, EI-DWD on Sept 29 2009 while operating flight number FR-8631 in service from Trapani to Brussels Charleroi, was hit by a flock of birds during takeoff. It was returned immediately to Trapani for an emergency landing. The airplane is landed safely without passengers injured.
The Italian "Agenzia Nazionale per la Sicurezza del Volo" ANSV reported, that both engines have received damages. The ANSV opened an investigation into the serious incident.
Greek private airline is looking to open new services to Bologna by 2010. Recently, in an interview to Fernando Pellegrini, airline GM in Italy, he has declared that Aegean is seeking a new arport where to open services in 2010 and Bologna suits fine after the brilliant results got from recent opening of Venice where load factors have reached the 90%. Venice will have surely the flight resumed in 2010.
Soon Aegean is on the way to open a new service from Milan Malpensa to Thesaloniki with three weekly flights and interesting results comes from services to Rome and Milan.
Soon, its planned to be applied a new corporate image to the fleet and a new lifting to the crew uniforms. Giancarlo Celani CEO of Livingston admit in a recent interview agreed at some travel magazines.
3 million €/year in co-marketing aids for 2 years is the financial support granted by Regione Piemonte to Ryanair in order to increase from 4 to 8 destinations in departure from Turin airport. New routes are Bari (daily) from Jan 14 2010, Brindisi (3xweek) from Feb 4 2010 and Madrid (3xweek) from March 30 2010. Services to Trapani are increased from 4xweek to daily by Nov 27 2009. The new deal with Ryanair was announced two days ago and it plans to grant 400000 passengers/year. Ryanair will not oopen any new base in the range of 200Km from Turin.
Two new domestic routes are very close to fly in Italy proposed by top firm Air Dolomiti. These flights will get airborne from Milan Malpensa to Perugia and Salerno. Airport top managers and the airline chairman Michael Kraus will meet the medias in Milan c/o Hotel Principe di Savoia ar 11.30am.
New business for China Airlines from Italy after they have got traffic rights to India. By Dec 1 2009 modifications are applied on services within Italy and Taiwan with suspension of intermediate stop in Bangkok in favour of New Delhi.Change of flight equipment from A340/300s to A330/300s.
Taipei to Rome Fiumicino
TPE 08.25 13.10 DEL -2-4--7 CI71 333
DEL 14.25 18.40 FCO -2-4--7 CI71 333
FCO 22.40 10.55 DEL -2-4--7 CI72 333
DEL 12.10 20.20 TPE 1-3-5-- CI72 333
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