News Listings for Islena Airlines

  • Strategy Awards: Finance

    News | 18 Jul 2011 23:01 | David Knibb

    Merging any two businesses is complicated enough, but when both are airline groups and each has its own complexities about who owns what and how much it...
  • Routes

    News | 20 Apr 1999 23:00

    Crossair is resuming flights from Zurich to Klagenfurt in Austria using Saab 340s following Austrian regional carrier Tyrolean Airways' decision to drop the route. KLM has ceased domestic services linking Amsterdam Schiphol with Groningen and Enschede. USAirways is expanding services from Atlanta, with additional daily flights to Boston Logan and Washington Reagan National, beginning in August. Low-cost subsidiary MetroJet will begin a four-times-daily service from Atlanta to Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, in October. Cargolux has begun a weekly service from Luxembourg to Dallas Fort Worth, using a Boeing 747-400 freighter. Grupo TACA has added 61 destinations to its intra-Central America network through improved schedule co-ordination between its six regional domestic carriers and the Grupo TACA jet operation. The participating regional carriers include SANSA of Costa Rica, INTER of Cuba, INTER of Guatemala, Islena Airlines of Honduras, La Costena of Nicaragua and Aeroperlas
  • Marketplace (1)

    News | 13 Jan 1999 00:00

    <p>-UK remarketing agent Cabot Aviation has purchased Thai Airways International's two eight-year-old ATR 42-320s, which are now being offered for onward sale or lease.</p> <p>-Swedish lessor Indigo Aviation has acquired two Boeing 737-400s which are currently leased to Istanbul Airlines and Italy's Blue Panorama. The aircraft are leased until 2003.</p> <p>-Iberia has placed a firm order with Airbus for six A340-300s, plus five options, confirming its earlier commitment. Deliveries of the new aircraft will begin next November, and they will add to the airline's existing fleet of eight A340s.</p> <p>-Islena Airlines, an affiliate of TACA, has added two secondhand ATR 42s on lease from ATR Asset Management.</p> <p>-ATR has placed a second new ATR 42-500 with Caribbean regional Air Guadeloupe. The aircraft will be operated by its subsidiary, Soci&eacute;t&eacute; Martinique Aeronautique. </p> <p>-Pegasus Aviation has bought six aircraft from International Air Lease, which it says wil
  • Aircraft news

    News | 01 May 1996 12:28

    <p>Philippine Airlines has confirmed firm orders for four A340-300s, eight A330-300s and 12 A320s with deliveries starting in the second quarter of 1997. </p> <p>Swissair has ordered a further three A319s and two A320s. </p> <p>Finnair is set to order four B757s for charter operations, replacing two A300s. </p> <p>EuroBelgian Airlines has ordered two B737-400s for delivery in January 1997. </p> <p>Jet Airways has leased two used B737-400s from the manufacturer with deliveries in May and June. </p> <p>Continental Express has ordered 20 ATR42-500s, including options, with eight due for delivery this year. </p> <p>Honduran carrier Islena Airlines has ordered one ATR42. </p> <p>Norwegian regional Air Stord has ordered two Dornier 328s, while Bangkok-based BP Air has ordered one. </p> <p>Spanish independent Air Nostrum will take three used F50s. </p> <p>Egyptair has selected the PW4090 engine to power its three B777-200s. </p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
  • Continental Express order heralds ATR US fightback

    News | 02 Apr 1996 23:00

    <p>CONTINENTAL EXPRESS has ordered eight Aero International (Regional) ATR 42-500s and taken options on a further 12 aircraft, at an estimated cost of $260 million. </p> <p>The order follows a barren spell for ATR in its most lucrative market since the highly publicised crash of an American Eagle ATR 72-200 in October 1994. </p> <p>The US carrier is believed to be continuing negotiations with airframe manufacturers on a possible order for a large number of turboprops in the 30- to 33-seat class. It already has 13 19-seat Beech 1900Ds on order. </p> <p>ATR deliveries will begin in May. The sale represents the first order for the -500 in the USA. The growth-model ATR 42 includes increased speed, greater passenger comfort and improved economics. It is powered by twin Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada PW27E turboprops driving six-bladed Hamilton Standard 568F propellers. </p> <p>Continental Express will base the aircraft at its Houston, Texas hub. The subsidiary of Continental Airlines has o