News Listings for Proteus Airlines

  • Jet deals - 18 April

    News | 18 Apr 2011 09:00 | Olivier Bonnassies

    SkyExpress to lease three A319s SkyExpress has signed a lease agreement with Oak Hill Aircraft covering three Airbus A319 aircraft. The first aircraft,...
  • Jet deals - 15 March

    News | 15 Mar 2010 00:15 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Operating lessors AWAS and BOC Aviation have found new homes for some of their 737-700s that are being released by EasyJet
  • Air France Regional CEO Bankir to retire

    News | 17 Oct 2005 15:45 | Victoria Moores

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Air <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region><st1:place>France</st1:place></st1:country-region></st1:place></st1:country-region> subsidiary Regional CEO Jacques <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Bankir</span></span> is to retire, to be succeeded by internal candidate Jean-Yves Grosse.<o:p></o:p></span><u1:p></u1:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span class=SpellE><span class=spelle><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Bankir</span></span></span><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'> has led Regional through the integration of Regional Airlines, <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Flandre</span></span> Air and Proteus Airlines. But speaking to <i style='mso-b
  • Air France-KLM regionals expecting to break even

    News | 07 Apr 2005 15:11 | Victoria Moores

    <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'>Combined operator Air France-<span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>KLM’s</span></span> regional carriers are expecting to break even this year after several years of losses.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The newly formed carrier grouping’s regional subsidiaries comprise Brit Air, Regional, <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>CityJet</span></span> and KLM <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Cityhopper</span></span>.<u1:p></u1:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Speaking to <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>ATI</i> at <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>ERA’s</span></span> <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>Regional Airline Conference 2005</i> in <st1:City u2:st="on"><st1:place u2:st="on"><st1:City w:
  • Regional to tackle turboprop replacements before jets

    News | 24 Mar 2004 15:07 | Maria Wagland

    <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'>Air France subsidiary Regional will focus on replacing its fleet of 18 turboprops as its near-term priority, before turning its attentions to replacing its Fokker aircraft.&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The airline operates six 50-seat&nbsp;Saab 2000s and a dozen 30-seat Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia turboprops. It is now considering options to replace these aircraft based on a timeline &quot;horizon&quot; of 2006. <o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The carrier - which also operates Embraer 135/145 and Fokker 70/100 jets - has been studying reducing the number of types in its fleet for a few years. The different aircraft types were a &quot;hangover&quot; from the merger with Flandre Air and Proteus A
  • Regional patient on fleet renewal plans

    News | 13 Mar 2003 10:16 | Maria Wagland

    <BODY> <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'>Air France subsidiary Regional Airlines is delaying fleet renewal and growth plans because of the current unfavourable market conditions.<u1:p></u1:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Regional Airlines, which was established in its current form after a merger with Proteus Airlines and Flandre Air, has been working towards cutting to three the number of aircraft types in its fleet. The airline inherited a number of different aircraft types following the merger.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The airline has previously indicated it is looking at Embraer´s 175 and 190 aircraft as replacements for its Fokker 70s and Fokker 100s, but Regional sees little rush for a decision in the current climate.</p> <p class=MsoNor