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  • Airline accidents for the first half of 2008


    Fatal airline accident numbers in this year's first half have been well up on those at the same stage in 2007, but most still occur in Africa and Latin America


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  • Rescuers still searching for missing Patagonia Cessna 208


    <P>Rescuers are continuing to search for a missing <A href="http://grandcaravan.cessna.com/">Cessna&nbsp;208 Grand...


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  • Airline accidents for the first half of 2008

    News | 22 Jul 2008 09:00 | David Learmount

    Fatal airline accident numbers in this year's first half have been well up on those at the same stage in 2007, but most still occur in Africa and Latin Americahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airline-accidents-for-the-first-half-of-2008-225930/
  • Rescuers still searching for missing Patagonia Cessna 208

    News | 09 Jun 2008 16:00 | Rainer Uphoff

    <P>Rescuers are continuing to search for a missing <A href="http://grandcaravan.cessna.com/">Cessna&nbsp;208 Grand Caravan </A>operated by Chilean regional carrier <A href="http://www.patagoniaairlines.cl/index.php">Patagonia&nbsp;Airlines</A>, after it disappeared two days ago while flying between Puerto Montt and La Junta.</P> <P>Search efforts have been hampered by heavy snow in the mountainous terrain and, although an emergency locator transmitter signal has been detected near Yelco, the aircraft has yet to be found.</P> <P>According to a local airport source, the aircraft – registered CC-CTR, and carrying nine passengers and a pilot – had delayed its scheduled departure on 7 June several times because of bad weather conditions before it finally took off for the 1h 15min at 13:15.</P> <P>The aircraft was transporting inhabitants of the La Junta community evacuated after the recent eruption of the Chaiten volcano whose ashes have limited commercial air operations in southern Chhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rescuers-still-searching-for-missing-Patagonia-Cessna-208-224541/
  • Global airport groupings 2007

    News | 21 Nov 2007 14:36

    This listing includes the world's largest airport, construction and investment groups with significant business links and foreign airport holdings beyond...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Global-airport-groupings-2007-219780/
  • Lapa's border incursion

    News | 01 Feb 2003 00:00

    <p>Argentinian airline Lapa went international in December with flights to Santiago and Puerto Montt in Chile, and S&atilde;o Paulo, Brazil. It has since added Florianopolis, Brazil, and Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Argentina's depressed peso has stifled domestic traffic, but boosted inbound tourism.</p>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lapas-border-incursion-160766/
  • Chile's Sky Airline adds domestic scheduled flights as it leases 737s

    News | 10 Jun 2002 23:00

    <p>Chilean charter carrier Sky Airline has launched domestic scheduled services with a Boeing 737-200, linking Santiago with Antofagasta and Calama. It plans further expansion as more 737s are added. </p> <p>The airline has been operating domestic charters and international flights to Argentina, Brazil and the Caribbean since last August. Sky is initially operating three scheduled flights a week, but will expand its domestic network later this month to Iquique and Arica, when a second 737-200 will be leased. Two more 737-200s are set for delivery later this year. </p> <p>The carrier plans to add Concepcion, Puerto Montt and Puntas Arenas in the first year and will drop its charter flights. </p> <p>Meanwhile, Brazilian bus transport tycoon Cl&eacute;sio Andrade has initially invested $7.6 million in low-cost regional airline Air Minas. The airline will launch services in mid-July with two ATR 42s, initially on routes linking the Minas Gerais state capital, Belo Horizonte, with five ohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Chiles-Sky-Airline-adds-domestic-scheduled-flights-as-it-leases-737s-149342/
  • Chilean sky enters fray

    News | 15 Jan 2002 00:00

    <p>Chilean start-up Sky Service Airlines has launched charter services with the first of two ex-Grupo TACA Boeing 737-200s, and plans to start scheduled services next month. The carrier will compete with LanChile and Peruvian-backed AeroContinente Chile, helping to fill the void left by the demise of the country's only other independent, Avant Airlines. </p> <p>Santiago-based Sky Service is initially flying weekly charter services to Florianopolis in Brazil. Next month, Chilean domestic services will start to Antofagasta, Arica, Concepci&oacute;n, Iquique, Puerto Montt Balmaceda and Punta Arenas. International scheduled services will also be operated to Argentina, Brazil and Peru. </p> <p>Ownership is split between local retail businessman J&uuml;rgen Paulman (55%) and Fernando Uauy (45%), the latter being the son of the founder of National Airlines, which was later absorbed into Avant. The airline's objective is to replace AeroContinente as Chile's second carrier after LanChile andhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Chilean-sky-enters-fray-141204/