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  • End of BWIA nigh as Trinidad forms new carrier


    <P>Trinidad and Tobago’s long-struggling flag carrier BWIA West Indies Airways within months will close down operations...


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  • Caribbean Airlines goes back into maintenance

    News | 29 Oct 2008 06:13 | Mark Pilling

    Caribbean Airlines is hoping for major cost savings froma bold return to maintaining its own fleet of 737shttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Caribbean-Airlines-goes-back-into-maintenance-318007/
  • The Latin success formula

    News | 20 Nov 2007 15:10 | Mark Pilling

    With their regional economies performing well, Latin America's leading carriers, meeting in Cancun in November for their annual assembly, were in an optimistic...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/The-Latin-success-formula-219753/
  • End of BWIA nigh as Trinidad forms new carrier

    News | 11 Sep 2006 11:29 | Mary Kirby

    <P>Trinidad and Tobago’s long-struggling flag carrier BWIA West Indies Airways within months will close down operations to be replaced by a new operator, Caribbean Airlines.</P> <P>The move follows years of financial losses at BWIA, and a recent impasse in concessions talks between the carrier and its unions, which threatened its planned reorganisation.</P> <P>Under the plan announced last week, Trinidad’s government - which owns over 97% of BWIA - has approved “a substantial capital injection” to facilitate the creation of Caribbean Airlines, which like its predecessor will be based at Trinidad’s Piarco airport.</P> <P>BWIA will continue uninterrupted service while management transitions to Caribbean Airlines, which is expected to launch regional and international flights in early 2007.</P> <P>Eligible BWIA employees will be offered separation packages and will be given the opportunity to apply for positions with Caribbean Airlines. However, BWIA notes that the new packages “willhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/End-of-BWIA-nigh-as-Trinidad-forms-new-carrier-208946/
  • Marketplace

    News | 26 Mar 2002 00:00

    Belgian long-haul start-up VG Airlines has taken delivery of the first of three ex-Sabena Airbus A330-200s, with the second due to follow later this month and the third arriving in early April. The airline expects to begin scheduled operations before the end of March on services from Brussels to Boston, Miami and New York. Meanwhile, BAE Systems Aircraft Services Group has teamed up with UK consultants Airclaims to remarket four ex-Sabena Airbus A319s and one A321. Turkish charter carrier MNG Airlines has acquired the first of its planned fleet of Boeing 737-400s from Hapag-Lloyd in a deal arranged by Mitra Aviation of Toulouse, France. New Tunisian charter carrier Karthago Airlines has signed a lease deal with Ansett Worldwide for two Boeing 737-300s. The first aircraft has already been delivered and the second will follow in April. Tobago Express has taken delivery of an ex-Rheintalflug Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 for operation on services between Trinidad and Tobago. Airstream Inthttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Marketplace-145132/
  • Routes

    News | 13 Feb 2001 00:00

    Transasian Air Express, a Transasian Air Australia subsidiary, launched freight services on 5 February with an ex-Pacific Air Express Boeing 727-200 Freighter. The aircraft is contracted by Transasian to Ansett Air Freight on the nightly Brisbane-Sydney-Melbourne-Brisbane cargo service and will operate contract charters from Brisbane to the Pacific Islands over the weekend. Lauda Air is introducing a codeshare with Ansett on the Australian carrier's flights from Sydney and Melbourne to Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Cairns, Perth, Hobart and Launceston. Lauda recently upped its Austria-Australia services to five flights a week. Continental Express plans to begin a daily Embraer ERJ-145 regional jet service, between Houston and Zacatecas, Mexico, on 2 May. Iranian private airline Mahan Air has launched a new once weekly service between Tehran and Seoul, via Bangkok. Flights are operated by an Airbus A300B4. Lufthansa will introduce a three times daily service between Berlin and Londohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Routes-125972/