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  • Two Shorts 360 freighters collide over Wisconsin

    <BR>A fatal mid-air collision occurred yesterday in the US state of Wisconsin involving two Shorts turboprop freighters. <BR><BR>Details are sketchy, but local media in Madison, Wisconsin say two aircraft operated by Milwaukee-based Air Cargo Carriers collided above Watertown, around 70km (38nm) from Madison at around 16:50 yesterday. One of the aircraft has been identified as a Shorts 360 and the other is also thought to be the same type. <BR><BR>The aircraft took off from Milwaukee General Mitchell airport together and were flying together to an as-yet unspecified location when the collision occurred. One aircraft landed safely at Juneau Dodge County airport, a further 27km on from Watertown, while the other crashed, killing all three crew aboard. <BR><BR>According to <A href="">data provided by Flight International fleet analyst affiliate AvSoft</A>, Air Cargo Carriers operates a fleet of 11 Shorts 330-200 turboprops and 13 360s and 360-300s. The company claim

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  • Air Seychelles to take new Twin Otters ahead of schedule

    News | 09 Apr 2014 03:46 | Firdaus Hashim

    Air Seychelles will receive two of three Viking Air DHC-6 Series 400 Twin Otter it has on order earlier than scheduled.
  • Air Seychelles launches domestic freighter service

    News | 03 Apr 2014 06:58 | Firdaus Hashim

    Air Seychelles launched a once weekly domestic freighter service between the islands of Mahé and Praslin.
  • Air Seychelles announces network growth, A319 plans

    News | 03 Dec 2013 03:46 | Greg Waldron

    ​Air Seychelles will commence twice-weekly flights on the Mahe-Paris Orly route in February 2014, and will commence operations with an Airbus A319 in December 2014.
  • Samoa's South Pacific Express suspends operations

    News | 22 Sep 2009 06:50 | Siva Govindasamy

    <p>Samoan airline South Pacific Express has stopped operations due to deteriorating business conditions.</p><p>"South Pacific Express advises that we have temporarily...
  • Polynesian replacing Dash 8 with additional Twin Otter

    News | 02 May 2008 04:57 | Leithen Francis

    <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'>Polynesian Airlines later this month is adding a second de Havilland Canada Twin Otter and in September is returning its only Bombardier Dash 8-100 on lease from Airlines of Papua New Guinea (PNG).</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The carrier was earlier looking to get a 25-seat aircraft to replace the Dash 8 but decided on a 19-seat Twin Otter because it is more practical to stay with Twin Otters rather than add a new aircraft type, Polynesian Airlines CEO <span class=spelle>Taua</span> Fata <span class=spelle>Tielu</span> says from the airline’s base in the Samoan capital <st1:City u1:st="on"><st1:place u1:st="on">Apia</st1:place></st1:City>.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>“I thought a 25-seat aircraft
  • Cargo start-up Sky Wings launches operations

    News | 13 Dec 2007 17:50 | Stuart Todd

    <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'>Netherlands-headquartered freight start-up Sky Wings Cargo Airlines has begun Shorts 360 services between the <st1:country-region u1:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">UK</st1:country-region></st1:country-region> and <st1:place u1:st="on"><st1:country-region u1:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Germany</st1:place></st1:country-region></st1:country-region></st1:place>.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Sky Wings Cargo Airlines, which has its administrative base at Amsterdam <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Schiphol</span></span><span class=spelle> airport, has begun services between </span><st1:City u1:st="on"><st1:place u1:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Coventry</st1:place></st1:City></st1:place></st1:City> a