News Listings for Axis Airways

  • Aerovironment expects full-year growth

    News | 15 Dec 2009 00:00 | Dan Thisdell

    Aerovironment expects full-year revenue growth of 18-22% for its year to end-April 2010 on the...
  • Europe briefing

    News | 20 Dec 2006 00:00

    <P><STRONG>TUI rebrands its airlines</STRONG></P> <P>German tour operator TUI Group has unveiled a new brand, TUIfly, for its seven in-house airlines. The new identity covers Hapagfly and Hapag-Lloyd Express, which TUI announced four months ago it would integrate, as well as Thomsonfly, Corsair, Arkefly, Jetair and TUIfly Nordic. Meanwhile, TUI has placed an order for 65 Boeing aircraft and revealed it is looking at establishing a leasing company. </P> <P><STRONG>BA buys BWIA slots</STRONG></P> <P>British West Indies Airways (BWIA) has sold all of its London Heathrow slots to British Airways as part of a codeshare deal. The Caribbean carrier is pulling off its loss-making daily service from Port of Spain in Trinidad to London Heathrow in March. The route will be served by BA from Gatwick in codeshare with BWIA successor Caribbean Airlines, which begins service in January. Caribbean Airlines will return its Airbus A340s to lessors.</P> <P><STRONG>New owners for Axis</STRONG></P> <P
  • Marketplace

    News | 27 Mar 2001 00:00

    Axis Airways, the Marseille-based freight and passenger charter start-up, has acquired an ex-Sabena Boeing 737-200QC on six month wet-lease from European Aviation Air Charter, in a deal arranged by Cabot Aviation. The airline's main operation is a nightly freight service between Marseilles and Paris Charles de Gaulle. Axis Airways has been operating wet-leased Fokker F27-500, Shorts 360 and Lockheed Electra aircraft, but aims to switch to dry leases soon. Air Nippon has taken delivery of the first of three Bombardier Dash 8 Q300s it has on order. Avianca has acquired an ex-BWIA Boeing MD-83 on lease from CIT Aerospace. Zhejiang Airlines has leased three Airbus A319s from CIT Aerospace. EVA Airways has confirmed its deal for eight A330-200s - two of which will be ordered directly from Airbus and six will be leased from GE Capital Aviation Services. Deliveries of the GE CF6-80E1-powered aircraft will start in 2003. BWIA West Indies Airways is poised to retire the second of four Lockh