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  • IN FOCUS: The TriStar heritage 40 years on

    Forty years ago, in April 1972, Lockheed saw its last civil airliner design - the L-1011 TriStar - enter service with...

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  • IN FOCUS: The TriStar heritage 40 years on

    News | 20 Apr 2012 16:00 | David Learmount

    Forty years ago, in April 1972, Lockheed saw its last civil airliner design - the L-1011 TriStar - enter service with launch customer Eastern Airlines.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-The-TriStar-heritage-40-years-on-369902/
  • News - 15 May 2006

    News | 15 May 2006 00:00

    <P><STRONG>Pinnacle reports better results</STRONG></P> <P>Pinnacle Airlines reported net income of $13.3m in the first quarter, up slightly from net income of $12m in the year-earlier period.<BR>Pinnacle recorded operating revenue of $207.1m, an increase of 6%. For the quarter, Pinnacle completed 102,597 block hours and 61,265 cycles, increases of 2% and 7%, respectively, over the same period in 2005. <BR>Pinnacle’s operating margin for the first quarter of 2006 was 10.4%, compared to an operating margin of 10.3% for the first quarter of 2005. The improvement in operating margin is partially attributable to strong operational performance in 2006. <BR>Pinnacle surpassed the operating performance levels contained in its airline services agreement with Northwest during the quarter. The company ended the quarter with seven consecutive days without a flight cancellation between 24 March and 30 March. <BR>A key goal for Pinnacle in the near future remains in securing the company’s existing buhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/News-15-May-2006-218347/
  • Ugandan air operators explore joint airline idea

    News | 19 Jul 2005 00:00

    <P>Uganda’s air transport industry is jointly promoting a bid that would see the rebirth of a viable national carrier, writes <EM>Michael Wakabi in Kampala.</EM></P> <P><EM>Flight International</EM> understands from local airline sources that exploratory talks have taken place between three Ugandan airlines on the possibility of teaming up to launch a single long-haul airline that would form the nucleus of a hub at Entebbe International airport. </P> <P>Although all three carriers involved say that it is too early to discuss definitive plans, all confirm that they have broached the idea and at least one meeting has already taken place.</P> <P>Sources say that East African Airlines (EAA), general aviation operator Eagle Air and cargo operator DAS Air are informally discussing a model under which they would all participate in one long-haul carrier, into which the Ugandan government would be invited as a minority shareholder.</P> <P>One of the major international airlines, possibly Brhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ugandan-air-operators-explore-joint-airline-idea-200356/
  • Kenya Airways to codeshare with East African on trunk route

    News | 15 Aug 2003 18:00 | Victoria Moores

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Kenya Airways is entering a codeshare agreement with East African Airlines on the trunk route between Kenya and Uganda.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The Kenyan flag-carrier operates four daily flights between the capital cities Nairobi and Entebbe.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>“This codeshare will enhance a fruitful co-operation that makes a substantial contribution to the economy and [provides] a conducive access to the rest of the world – especially to Uganda, a land-locked country,” says Kenya Airways in a statement.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>It adds that the arrangement will allow the carriers to “feed each other’s network” and provide greater flexibilithttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Kenya-Airways-to-codeshare-with-East-African-on-trunk-route-273778/
  • Marketplace

    News | 10 Jun 2003 00:00

    Nairobi-based cargo and charter company East African Safari Air has leased an ex-Martinair Holland Boeing 767-300ER from International Lease Finance for services from Mombasa and Nairobi to Paris and Rome. The airline is not connected to Uganda's East African Airlines, which was previously reported to have leased the aircraft. Spanish start-up operator Pullmantur Air has acquired its first aircraft, an ex-Air Atlanta Icelandic, General Electric CF6-80C2-powered Boeing 747-300. The 15-year-old aircraft is being taken on medium-term lease from Ansett Worldwide to support the European fly-cruise holiday market. It will operate between Spain and points in the Caribbean, transporting passengers to and from the company's established fleet of cruise ships in the West Indies and Bahamas. Air Atlanta Icelandic has signed a 12-month contract with Universal Airlines, based in Guyana, to provide a Boeing 767-300ER. The service, starting this month, involves passenger operations between Georghttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Marketplace-166560/
  • African airlines add 767s for European flights

    News | 06 May 2003 00:00

    <p>Two African Airlines - Uganda's East African Airlines (EAA) and start-up Eritrean Airlines - are adding Boeing 767s for long-haul services to Europe. </p> <p>Entebbe-based EAA is acquiring a 767-300ER on lease from International Lease Finance that was previously operated by Dutch charter airline Martinair. The aircraft is being prepared for delivery at Amsterdam Schiphol airport. </p> <p>Meanwhile, Eritrean Airlines has begun operations with a 14-year-old, ex-EgyptAir 767-300ER leased from Boeing Aircraft Trading. The aircraft has already entered service on flights from its base in Asmara to Amsterdam, and will be used on services to other points in Europe and to destinations in Africa. </p> <p>Boeing says the airline will also operate scheduled cargo services, and plans to acquire more aircraft.</p>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/African-airlines-add-767s-for-European-flights-165054/