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  • Sweden's Skyways to file for bankruptcy after investor pulls out


    Sweden's Skyways Express and its subsidiary City Airline have stopped operations with immediate effect, and will file for bankruptcy on Tuesday, 22 May 2012. "The...


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  • Skyways parent to invest in Cimber Sterling


    Danish carrier Cimber Sterling has secured a non-binding commitment from Manswell Enterprises to invest DKr165 million...


  • SAS Sweden could lay off 230 flight crew after Q400 grounding


    <P>Scandinavian Airlines’ Swedish division has formally notified authorities that it might be forced to lay of up to...


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  • Sweden's Skyways to file for bankruptcy after investor pulls out

    News | 22 May 2012 08:10 | Siva Govindasamy

    Sweden's Skyways Express and its subsidiary City Airline have stopped operations with immediate effect, and will file for bankruptcy on Tuesday, 22 May 2012. "The...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Swedens-Skyways-to-file-for-bankruptcy-after-investor-pulls-out-372156/
  • Embattled Cimber Sterling collapses as investor halts funds

    News | 03 May 2012 09:04 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Danish carrier Cimber Sterling has filed for bankruptcy, becoming the second major airline in the country to collapse in less than four years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Embattled-Cimber-Sterling-collapses-as-investor-halts-funds-371403/
  • Skyways parent to invest in Cimber Sterling

    News | 30 Jun 2011 10:53 | Kerry Reals

    Danish carrier Cimber Sterling has secured a non-binding commitment from Manswell Enterprises to invest DKr165 million ($32 million) in the struggling carrier...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Skyways-parent-to-invest-in-Cimber-Sterling-359000/
  • SAS Sweden could lay off 230 flight crew after Q400 grounding

    News | 19 Nov 2007 16:27 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <P>Scandinavian Airlines’ Swedish division has formally notified authorities that it might be forced to lay of up to 230 pilots and cabin crew following SAS Group’s decision to ground the <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/Directory/Detail.aspx?aircraftCategory=CommercialAircraft&amp;manufacturerType=CommercialAircraft&amp;navigationItemId=389&amp;aircraftId=234&amp;manufacturer=3100&amp;keyword=&amp;searchMode=Manufacturer" target=_blank>Bombardier&nbsp;Q400 </A>fleet.</P> <P>There is no indication yet, however, about possible effects in the carrier’s Danish division.</P> <P>SAS Group opted to withdraw the Q400 fleet last month after Scandinavian Airlines suffered a spate of gear-related landing accidents.</P> <P>A spokeswoman for SAS says that the Swedish division must, under Swedish law, put forward an estimate of possible job losses. But she stresses that no-one has been laid off and adds: “We’ll do everything we can to work out solutions for everybody.”</P> <P>Since the grohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SAS-Sweden-could-lay-off-230-flight-crew-after-Q400-grounding-219706/
  • Musicians wanted

    News | 01 Nov 2005 00:00

    <P>Swedish regional operator City Airline is to dedicate a third aircraft from its fleet to ad hoc charter as it ramps up marketing activity aimed at attracting music tours. The airline is to take a fourth Embraer ERJ-145 early next year and will base the aircraft at a London airport to complement corporate shuttle aircraft based at its Gothenburg headquarters and Lyons in France, writes Justin Wastnage.</P> <P>The airline has contracts from French soccer teams in Lyons and Marseilles to fly players to championship matches. It also runs quasi-scheduled corporate shuttles for the Citroën and Volvo car companies.</P> <P>Tom Ericsson, City Airline managing director, says the operator wants to expand its corporate shuttle work as a risk-spreading strategy as it opens new routes from Gothenburg and Lyons. “We certainly like [ad hoc charter] much better than competing with flag carriers and low-cost carriers,” says Ericsson. The operator is to appoint full-time sales staff to work with brohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Musicians-wanted-202534/
  • City makes Lyons leap

    News | 24 Oct 2005 23:00

    <P>Swedish regional City Airline is planning an expansion of its second base in the French city of Lyons as it adds routes from home base Gothenburg and looks at more aircraft.</P> <P>City’s managing director Tom Ericsson told the annual general meeting of the European Regions Airline Association, also meeting in Gothenburg, that Lyons has “great potential” for route expansion. The airline bases an Embraer ERJ-145 regional jet in the city to service its Gothenburg-Lyons route, which could be used to offer new destinations, including points in Germany and the UK, says Ericsson. </P>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/City-makes-Lyons-leap-202340/