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  • Airbus to close A300 and A310 production line


    <P><BR>Airbus is to close its A300 and A310 production line next year, marking the first time the European airframer has phased out one of its aircraft models.<BR><BR>It follows diminishing demand for the jets and Airbus’s desire to focus attention and resources on newer types.</P> <P>The last aircraft on order, an Airbus A300-600, will be delivered in July 2007 after which the final assembly line will be closed and its 150 personnel transferred to other positions. Airbus secured orders for 561 A300s and had delivered 547 of these by the end of January. All the outstanding deliveries were for A300-600 freighters: six for FedEx, five for UPS, two for Air Hong Kong and one for Galaxy Airlines.<BR><BR>Its A310 line accumulated orders for 260 aircraft of which 255 were delivered; the outstanding order comprised a batch of five A310s originally destined for Iraqi Airways. There are no A310s currently in production.<BR><BR><A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/Assets/GetAsset.aspx?ItemID=964


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  • Japanese cargo carrier Galaxy halts operations


    Japanese express freight carrier Galaxy Airlines has halted all operations, two months after announcing plans to shut...


  • Japan's Galaxy to halt operations on 5 October


    <P>Japanese express freight carrier <A href="http://www.galaxy-airlines.com/english/index.html">Galaxy&nbsp;Airlines...


  • Japan's Galaxy confirms plans to halt operations


    Japan's Galaxy confirms plans to halt operations


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  • Jet deals - 4 May

    News | 01 May 2009 10:15 | Olivier Bonnassies

    In observation to May day bank holiday, Jet deals are published on 1 May 2009http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Jet-deals-4-May-325955/
  • Japanese cargo carrier Galaxy halts operations

    News | 07 Oct 2008 12:45 | Nicholas Ionides

    Japanese express freight carrier Galaxy Airlines has halted all operations, two months after announcing plans to shut down as a result of growing losses. The...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Japanese-cargo-carrier-Galaxy-halts-operations-317076/
  • Japanese cargo carrier Galaxy halts operations

    News | 07 Oct 2008 10:00 | Nicholas Ionides

    Cargo carrier is expected to be liquidated by the end of Marchhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Japanese-cargo-carrier-Galaxy-halts-operations-317095/
  • Japan's Galaxy to halt operations on 5 October

    News | 06 Aug 2008 07:00 | Nicholas Ionides

    <P>Japanese express freight carrier <A href="http://www.galaxy-airlines.com/english/index.html">Galaxy&nbsp;Airlines </A>is to operate its final flights on 5 October.</P> <P>The carrier’s parent company announced yesterday that the airline would halt all operations as a result of growing losses. Galaxy says in a statement that it will not be operating after 5 October.</P> <P>Galaxy operates two <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/directory/searchresults.aspx?navigationItemId=388&amp;aircraftCategory=CommercialAircraft&amp;manufacturerType=CommercialAircraft&amp;searchMode=keyword&amp;Keyword=A300&amp;GOADVANCEDSEARCH=SEARCH&amp;Manufacturer=">Airbus&nbsp;A300-600</A> freighters on four domestic routes. It launched operations in October 2006 but its parent company, express parcel delivery and logistics company Sagawa Express, says it has been recording sizeable losses and has large debts.</P> <P>Sagawa says it was not able to reach agreement with minority shareholders on a restruchttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Japans-Galaxy-to-halt-operations-on-5-October-310484/
  • Japan's Galaxy to halt operations on 5 October

    News | 06 Aug 2008 03:01 | Nicholas Ionides

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal>Japanese express freight carrier Galaxy Airlines is to operate its final flights on 5 October.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>The carrier’s parent company announced yesterday that the airline would halt all operations as a result of growing losses. Galaxy says in a statement that it will not be operating after 5 October.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>Galaxy operates two Airbus A300-600 freighters on four domestic routes. It launched operations in October 2006 but its parent company, express parcel delivery and logistics company Sagawa Express, says it has been recording sizeable losses and has large debts.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>Sagawa says it was not able to reach agreement with minority shareholders on a restructuring of the business, prompting it to consider liquidating the airline. It says Galaxy suffered an operating loss of ¥3 billion ($28 million) in the fiscal year ended 31 March 20http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Japans-Galaxy-to-halt-operations-on-5-October-313731/
  • Japan's Galaxy confirms plans to halt operations

    News | 05 Aug 2008 11:00 | Nicholas Iondies

    Japan's Galaxy confirms plans to halt operationshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Japans-Galaxy-confirms-plans-to-halt-operations-310462/