News Listings for Aerogaviota

  • Cubana de Aviación to start fleet renewal with An-148s

    News | 29 Nov 2010 22:41 | Rainer Uphoff

    <p>Cuban's flag carrier Cubana de Aviacion is negotiating the incorporation of up to three Antonov An-148 aircraft to replace its fleet of aging Yak-42 aircraft...
  • Turboprop deals - 18 January

    News | 18 Jan 2010 03:10 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Nordic Aviation Capital acquires ATR42-500
  • PARIS AIR SHOW: ATR’s new corporate focus

    News | 16 Jun 2009 13:51 | Victoria Moores

    Executive decision is ATR's interior motive Turboprop manufacturer ATR is hoping to boost its business aviation presence by proposing a catalogue of...
  • Cuba's Aerogaviota named in ATR's year-end orderbook

    News | 23 Jan 2002 16:00

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal>Cuban regional Aerogaviota is set for a major expansion this year with the acquisition of four new ATR 42-500 twin-turboprops.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>The carrier has been identified by ATR as the previously unidentified customer announced last October.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>It will take the new aircraft progressively this year, receiving one each in January, February, June, and towards the end of the year.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>An ATR spokeswoman says the carrier is keeping the three ATR 42-300s that it previously acquired as used aircraft, meaning that its fleet of modern types will more than double.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>Airclaims’ <i>CASE</i> database lists the carrier as still operating 21 Antonov An-26s, two An-30s, and three Yakovlev Yak-40 regional tri-jets.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>ATR says it achieved 25 firm orders in 2001 - five ATR 42s and 20 ATR 72s - at se
  • Cuban revolution

    News | 12 Aug 1998 00:00

    <p><img src='../Assets/GetAsset.aspx?ItemID=1463' /></p> <p> </p> <p>Andrzej Jeziorski/HAVANA </p> <p>The Franco-Italian regional aircraft consortium ATR scored a coup when it became the first manufacturer outside the ex-Communist Bloc to sell aircraft to Cuba since Fidel Castro's revolution in 1959. </p> <p>The sale is the start of a massive fleet renewal programme covering all of the Caribbean island's airlines, which desperately need to replace their fleets of ageing Soviet-built aircraft. In recent years, tourism has become the biggest earning industry for the island, which suffered a 35% shrinkage in its economy between 1989 and 1994 because of the loss of its biggest trading partner, the Soviet Union. </p> <p>Now tourism and transport officials are hoping to build on this burgeoning trade, revamping their airport infrastructure and airline fleets, and anticipating the opening up of potentially lucrative air links with Castro's long-time arch-enemy - the caricatured Se&ntilde
  • Aircraft News

    News | 01 Aug 1998 11:12

    Korean Air has ordered 11 Boeing 737-800s and 22 737-900s, plus five options for a mix of these aircraft types. Deliveries are scheduled to commence August 2000 through to July 2005. China Aviation Supplies has ordered 10 737s. Condor Flugdienst has ordered one 757-300 for delivery in the last quarter of 1999. Qantas has ordered three 747-400s for delivery in 1999 and 2000. Air France has placed 20 firm orders for Airbus A319s and A321s, plus 20 options. Corsair has ordered two A330-200s for delivery in July 1999 and February 2000. Air Wisconsin has ordered four Canadair CRJ-200LRs for delivery in the first quarter of 1999. British Airways franchisee Maersk Air has converted one of its 10 outstanding options for a CRJ-200LR to a firm order. The Cuban Civil Aviation Corporation has ordered four ATR 42-300s for delivery to Aerocaribbean and Aerogaviota in 1998.