Top News on Solomon Airlines

  • Australia's SkyAirWorld suffers AOC delay


    Australian start-up SkyAirWorld experiences a delay in getting its air operator’s certificate (AOC), forcing wet-lease customer Solomon Airlines to turn to OzJet for a temporary wet-lease on a Boeing 737-200 so it can maintain services.


  • Other News for Solomon Airlines

  • Australia's Strategic wins France AOC


    <p>Australia's Strategic Airlines has received a French air operators certificate (AOC) and is in negotiations for a...


  • Solomon Islands carrier starts with Beechcraft 18 and Convair


    <p>An ex-Cathay Pacific Airways pilot has launched a domestic airline in the Solomon Islands using a Beechcraft 18 and...


  • Australia's SkyAirWorld goes into voluntary administration


    <p>Australia's SkyAirWorld has gone into voluntary administration after GE Commercial Aviation Services (GECAS)...


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  • Australia's Strategic wins France AOC

    News | 13 Aug 2009 02:20 | Greg Waldron

    <p>Australia's Strategic Airlines has received a French air operators certificate (AOC) and is in negotiations for a third Airbus A320.</p><p>The AOC was awarded...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australias-Strategic-wins-France-AOC-330965/
  • Australian second tier carrier battle to find niche roles

    News | 22 Jul 2009 07:06 | David Knibb

    Despite the recent collapse of OzJet and SkyAirworld, two new entrants are determined to succeed in Australiahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australian-second-tier-carrier-battle-to-find-niche-roles-329902/
  • Solomon Islands carrier starts with Beechcraft 18 and Convair

    News | 10 Jul 2009 03:39 | Leithen Francis

    <p>An ex-Cathay Pacific Airways pilot has launched a domestic airline in the Solomon Islands using a Beechcraft 18 and a Convair 580 and he also plans to operate...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Solomon-Islands-carrier-starts-with-Beechcraft-18-and-Convair-329503/
  • Australia's SkyAirWorld goes into voluntary administration

    News | 16 Mar 2009 08:08 | Leithen Francis

    <p>Australia's SkyAirWorld has gone into voluntary administration after GE Commercial Aviation Services (GECAS) repossessed its five aircraft.</p><p>The Brisbane-based...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australias-SkyAirWorld-goes-into-voluntary-administration-323862/
  • E-Jets Verdict: Flying on automatic & Spares delay

    News | 21 May 2007 23:00 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    <P><STRONG>Flying on automatic</STRONG></P> <P>E-Jet pilots have been transferred from all the other Finnair fleets. Training, provided by Swiss Aviation Training (SAT) in Zurich, “has been very good”, he says. “Pilots really like the aircraft. For example it is easy to prepare the cockpit before starting with a short, simple checklist,”says Malmipuro. “Some Embraer systems are even more automatic than the Airbus.”<BR>Finnair operates its E-Jets at Mach 0.78 for cruise and descent, and typically cruises the aircraft at between FL340 and FL380, depending on the sector length. It has met or bettered performance guarantees, says the airline.<BR>Finnair uses its E-Jets to connect with its long-haul services, and at peak times has found that the volume of the cargo holds was insufficient. “At Christmas, for example, passengers have so much hand luggage there is not enough space in the belly,” says Malmipuro.</P> <P>Finnair has asked Embraer to develop a fully automatic auxiliary power unithttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/E-Jets-Verdict-Flying-on-automatic-Spares-delay-214020/
  • SkyAirWorld set to start E-170 services for Solomon Airlines

    News | 08 May 2007 10:06

    <P>Australian start-up SkyAirWorld hopes to begin Embraer 170 wet-lease operations for Solomon Airlines this week after a hitch in receiving its air operator's certificate. "The aircraft has to be certified [in Australia] so they have to do proving flights," says Solomon general manager of operations Napoleon Padabela. Meanwhile, Solomon has wet-leased a Boeing 737-200 from OzJet.</P> <P> <TABLE style="WIDTH: 445px" cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 align=center border=0> <TBODY> <TR> <TH> <H5 align=right><IMG style="BORDER-RIGHT: 1px solid; BORDER-TOP: 1px solid; BORDER-LEFT: 1px solid; WIDTH: 445px; BORDER-BOTTOM: 1px solid; HEIGHT: 301px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=17563" border=0><BR>© Gerard Williamson&nbsp;</H5></TH></TR></TBODY></TABLE></P><BR><BR><BR>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SkyAirWorld-set-to-start-E-170-services-for-Solomon-Airlines-213715/