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  • ALTA: Brazil learns lessons from criticised airport deals


    Brazil's civil aviation agency (ANAC) chief says that lessons have been learnt after the high bids accepted in the...


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  • ALTA: Brazil learns lessons from criticised airport deals

    News | 15 Nov 2012 23:54 | Edward Russell

    Brazil's civil aviation agency (ANAC) chief says that lessons have been learnt after the high bids accepted in the recent airport privatisations came in for criticism from industry bodies including IATA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ALTA-Brazil-learns-lessons-from-criticised-airport-deals-379094/
  • China approves start-up carrier in Yunnan

    News | 08 Dec 2010 07:35 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    <p>The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has given its go-ahead for a general aviation company based in Yunnan to begin commercial flights.</p><p>Yunnan...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/China-approves-start-up-carrier-in-Yunnan-350678/
  • VASP crisis deepens following REFIS exclusion

    News | 26 Feb 2001 10:16 | Rainer Uphoff

    <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'>Brazilian carrier VASP faces an uncertain future after being expelled from a national scheme providing favourable payback rates for outstanding debts and could now see its aircraft seized by the Government.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The move had appeared increasing likely after Brazil’s National Social Security Institute (INSS) last month called for the airline’s exclusion from the REFIS scheme, when the airline continued to default on payments.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Under the scheme, a $250 million tax and social security debt was split into 100 monthly payments of $2.5 million. However VASP's failure to pay punctually the full amount created a legal obligation to withdraw the payment deferral benefits anhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VASP-crisis-deepens-following-REFIS-exclusion-244941/
  • Rough opening to silk route

    News | 17 Jul 2000 23:00

    A new direct route across western China should be a cause for celebration - but only Qantas can use it <p>Paul Phelan/CAIRNS Paul Lewis/WASHINGTON</p> <p>The recent opening of a new future air navigation systems (FANS) airway across western China should have been a crowning moment for the route's main trailblazer Qantas. Instead, it has deteriorated into a squabble between the Australian carrier and other international airlines unable to use the new L888 routing. </p> <p>Qantas will be the only airline capable of flying the new "Silk Road Route", until airlines such as Air France, British Airways, Cathay Pacific and Virgin Atlantic modify their operational procedures and aircraft, or China agrees to amend the route. The former course would, in most cases, require the acquiesence of individual regulatory authorities - a bureaucratic and time-consuming exercise few would relish. </p> <p>The launch entailed six years of joint planning, systems development and training preparation byhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rough-opening-to-silk-route-67922/