News Listings for Aerosvit Airlines

  • An-148 has buyers for first 30 aircraft

    News | 21 Jul 2004 23:00

    <p>Antonov has the first four customers for its 80-seat An-148 regional jet, it was disclosed at the show yesterday. </p> <p>The latest letter of intent is for 12 aircraft from Kras Air, with the formal order due to be signed in September, said Alexander Kiva, Antonov ASTC.</p> <p>&quot;Also in September, we will sign a contract with Aerosvit Airlines for 10 aircraft,&quot; he said. </p> <p>Committed</p> <p>Pulkovo Airlines of St Petersburg has also signed a letter of intent for 10 aircraft, with Volga-Dniepr committed to taking three.</p> <p>First flight and the start of the certification programme is scheduled to start in September with the first deliveries next year.</p> <p>Kiva said that between three and five aircraft will be built in 2005, rising to 15 in 2006 and 30 a year from 2007 onwards. The aircraft has a range of 5,100km (3,100 miles). </p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
  • KhAPO steps up production as Antonov rides mini-boom

    News | 31 Dec 2002 00:00

    VLADIMIR KARNAZOV / MOSCOW Airlines line up with aircraft orders while Iranian licence production could reach 100 An-140s <p>Ukranian aircraft builder KhAPO is accelerating production of the Antonov An-140 and An-74 at its factory in Kharkov as orders for the types increase.</p> <p>The factory plans to assemble 16-18 aircraft in 2003, including 12 of the new 52-seat An-140 twin-turboprop, which is becoming increasingly popular with the region's airlines. Commitments for five An-140s were taken at the recent Siberian Air and Space Show in Kransnoyarsk when Buryatia Airlines and Sibaviatrans signed for two and three aircraft, respectively. </p> <p>Buryatia Airlines general-director Nikolai Davydov says two delivery positions have been reserved "and we are now talking to the government of Buryatia about financial support". </p> <p>Sibaviatrans will take delivery of one aircraft in 2003 and one in 2005, with funding from Russian leasing company Ilyushin-Finance. "Ultimately, we want t
  • Marketplace

    News | 26 Nov 2002 00:00

    Kiev-based Aerosvit Airlines has taken delivery of an ex-Scandinavian Airlines, Pratt &amp; Whitney PW4000-powered Boeing 767-300ER leased from Boeing Capital. The aircraft will be the first Western-build widebody airliner to be operated in Ukraine. The 350-seater will be operated from Kiev to points in North America and South-East Asia. Kalitta Air has purchased two Boeing 747-200 Special Freighters which were formerly owned by China Airlines in a deal arranged by Focus Aviation. UK operator Highland Airways has acquired an ex-American Eagle ATR 42-300 in a deal arranged by Magellan Air. The aircraft will be operated as a freighter. Meanwhile, Magellan Air has delivered two ex-Schreiner Airways ATR 72-200s to Danish carrier Cimber Air and extended the lease on an ATR 42-300. Condor is to withdraw six of its 13 Boeing 757-300s because of the overcapacity in the German charter market.
  • Marketplace

    News | 01 Jul 2002 23:00

    <p>Iberia has confirmed the acquisition of three Airbus A340-600s, for delivery from June 2003 (<i>Flight International</i>, 14-20 May). The three 342-seaters will be acquired on five-year leases through Airbus, with purchase options. They are believed to be aircraft that were previously allocated to Swissair/Flightlease before that order collapsed. </p> <p>Montenegro Airlines has leased an ex-Gill Airways Fokker 100 on 39-month lease from debis AirFinance. </p> <p>Air India is considering offers from four companies covering the supply of two Boeing 747-400s on three-year leases. The deal is expected to be finalised by the end of July, to allow deliveries to start in November and December. The airline is also seeking bids for the lease of three Airbus A310s for three years and has agreed to lease three A310s from Airbus for delivery in September and October. </p> <p>Thomas Cook Group has placed orders for two CFM56-powered Airbus A320s for delivery to its European charter airline ar