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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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  • 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/
  • 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 confirms plans to halt operations

    News | 05 Aug 2008 11:00 | Nicholas Iondies

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  • Japanese freight carrier Galaxy looks set to halt operations

    News | 04 Aug 2008 09:00 | Nicholas Ionides

    <P>Japanese dedicated express freight carrier Galaxy Airlines looks set to announce in the coming days that it will be halting operations as a result of financial losses.</P> <P>The Nikkei news agency reports that Galaxy will be suspending services on its four domestic routes by October.</P> <P>A representative in the airline’s head office was not able to provide any information about the expected grounding, saying no company officials were available for comment. She would only say that the airline is still operating flights on all four of its domestic routes.</P> <P>Representatives of the airline’s majority owner, express parcel delivery and logistics company Sagawa Express, also could not immediately be reached for comment.</P> <P>Galaxy started operating in 2006. In addition to majority owner Sagawa, it has several minority shareholders including codeshare partner Japan Airlines (JAL), which owns 10%.</P> <P>A JAL spokesman says from Tokyo that there have been no official commuhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Japanese-freight-carrier-Galaxy-looks-set-to-halt-operations-226350/
  • Airbus to close A300 and A310 production line

    News | 07 Mar 2006 15:30

    <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=964http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-to-close-A300-and-A310-production-line-205353/
  • Star Flyer prepares for launch with ANA backing

    News | 25 Sep 2005 23:00

    <P>The first new passenger airline in Japan in several years is moving steadily towards a March start after securing launch support from major carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA).</P> <P>Star Flyer, based in Kitakyushu in the south of the country, plans to launch services in mid-March after a new airport opens to serve the city. The carrier initially plans to link Kitakyushu and Tokyo’s Haneda airport with high-&shy;frequency shuttle services.</P> <P>ANA says it has signed a co-operation agreement under which it will provide support “in the start-up stage, and also after operations have commenced”. Covered under the agreement are crew training and the use of ANA’s training facilities, seconded pilots, maintenance, sales and purchasing support. Star Flyer is one of several new airlines ANA has agreed to support over the years since deregulation in 1998 led to the launch of several private carriers.</P> <P>Star Flyer is owned by a large group of corporations and individuals. It has commihttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Star-Flyer-prepares-for-launch-with-ANA-backing-201823/