News Listings for Gandalf Airlines

  • ANALYSIS: Italian airline consolidation enters end-game

    News | 02 Feb 2012 15:53 | Graham Dunn

    Alitalia's planned acquisition of local carriers Wind Jet and Blue Panorama, together with Meridiana Fly's previously announced merger with Air Italy, caps...
  • Competition regulator modifies Alitalia-Volare remedies

    News | 30 Jun 2008 11:54 | Graham Dunn

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><st1:country-region w:st="on">Italy</st1:country-region>’s competition regulator has modified the terms relating to its approval of <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Alitalia’s</span></span> 2006 acquisition of <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Volare</span></span>, under which it will now require the carrier to re-allocate rather than relinquish slots on three routes out of <st1:place u1:st="on"><st1:PlaceName u1:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Milan</st1:PlaceName></st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on"><span class=SpellE><span class=spelle><st1:PlaceName u1:st="on">Linate</span></span></st1:PlaceName></st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on"><st1:PlaceType u1:st="on">Airport</st1:PlaceType></st1:place></st1:PlaceType></st1:place>.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:
  • Jet deals - 12 November

    News | 12 Nov 2007 10:30

    Jet aircraft transactions at 12 November
  • 328Jet joins Mikado cast

    News | 24 May 2007 14:30

    <P><SPAN><A href="" target=_blank><SPAN>German&nbsp;MRO, </SPAN><SPAN>328 Support Services</SPAN></A></SPAN><SPAN>, rolled out a <A href="" target=_blank>Dornier&nbsp;328Jet </A>from its Oberpfaffenhofen facility – and then flew it straight to <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 /><st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Geneva</st1:place></st1:City> for display in <A href="" target=_blank>EBACE</A>’s static park and subsequent handover to new owner Mikado Capital. </SPAN></P> <P><SPAN><A href="" target=_blank><SPAN>Mikado&nbsp;Capital also owns Icelandic executive charter company IceJet, which is making its debut at EBACE.</SPAN></A>&nbsp; Reykjavik-based IceJet introduced its first 14-seat Envoy into service at the end of November, together with a newly refurbished 19-seat corporate shuttle Dornier 328 turboprop, both modified by 328 Support.&nbsp;</SPAN></P>
  • SN Brussels to codeshare with Alitalia on Linate flights

    News | 01 Jun 2005 13:44 | Aimée Turner

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>SN Brussels is to begin <span class=SpellE>codesharing</span> with <span class=SpellE>Alitalia</span> on flights into Milan <span class=SpellE>Linate</span> this month, reinstating links to the airport two years after the end of the Belgian carrier’s own flights to <span class=SpellE>Linate</span>.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>SN Brussels Airlines dropped its <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Linate</span></span> service in July 2003 as part of cost-cutting plans after a six month <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>codeshare</span></span> with defunct Italian regional airline Gandalf Airlines, using Gandalf’s slot at the airport. &nbsp;</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>SN said at the time of the
  • Slots central to Alitalia Express move for Gandalf

    News | 26 Mar 2004 12:15 | Graham Dunn

    <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'>SkyTeam carrier Alitalia is citing the securing of additional slots at key airports as a prime driver for its acquisition of Gandalf Airlines’ assets.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The bankruptcy tribunal in Parma handling Gandalf’s case selected a bid by Alitalia Express – the regional subsidiary of the Italian flag carrier – after putting up for sale the carrier and its assets.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Alitalia is not commenting on how much the regional arm is paying for the Gandalf package but local media reports suggest it is paying around €7 million ($8.5 million).</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The Italian flag-carrier says that the 135-slot package inclu