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  • Mesa finances growth with $30m working capital loan

    News | 15 Aug 2014 15:35 | Edward Russell

    ​Mesa Airlines has closed a $30 million working capital draw loan to support its fleet expansion.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mesa-finances-growth-with-30m-working-capital-loan-402744/
  • Uruguay's BQB shelves Airbus plans

    News | 13 Aug 2014 13:24 | Rainer Uphoff

    ​Uruguay's BQB Lineas Aereas appears to have backtracked on its plan to operate Airbus jets, returning its sole Airbus A319 and axing several routes.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Uruguays-BQB-shelves-Airbus-plans-402658/
  • Strategic Air Finance to acquire seven ex-Pluna CRJ900s

    News | 24 Jul 2014 12:04 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​Miami-based Strategic Air Finance has signed a letter of intent to acquire seven Bombardier CRJ900s from the Uruguayan government in a $77 million transaction, according to local reports indicate.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Strategic-Air-Finance-to-acquire-seven-ex-Pluna-CRJ900s-401978/
  • Uruguay approves $15m for Alas-U

    News | 02 May 2014 16:38 | Rainer Uphoff

    Uruguay's A​las-U, the successor to Pluna, has been awarded a $15 million credit line backed by Uruguayan state agencies.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Uruguay-approves-15m-for-Alas-U-398846/
  • Afghan Jet to start operations in April

    News | 12 Mar 2014 16:21 | Oliver Clark

    New carrier Afghan Jet International Airlines plans to start scheduled flights on April 1, starting with domestic routes operated using two Bombardier CRJ200s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Afghan-Jet-to-start-operations-in-April-396937/
  • Uruguay minister quits in Pluna scandal

    News | 24 Dec 2013 14:07 | Rainer Uphoff

    ​Uruguay's economy minister Fernando Lorenzo has resigned ahead of his court appearance in the trial over the bankruptcy of Montevideo-based airline Pluna.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Uruguay-minister-quits-in-Pluna-scandal-394416/