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    Czech Airlines revives Airbus A220-300 plan with Air Lease deal


    Czech Airlines is to add its first Airbus A220s next year, after agreeing to take four of the jets from lessor Air Lease.

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    Airbus lodges claims against Czech Airlines over A321XLR and A220 order


    Airbus has lodged claims against Czech Airlines totalling nearly Kc17 billion ($814 million) in regard to payments for seven aircraft which were ordered by the struggling flag-carrier. Czech Airlines filed for insolvency earlier this year and creditors had been instructed to submit claims for receivables. The insolvency register lists ...

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    Court urges Czech Airlines creditors to file prompt claims


    Czech Airlines creditors are being urged to submit claims within two months following the carrier’s filing for insolvency with a Prague court. The municipal court has ruled that an interim creditors’ committee be appointed with Czech Airlines Technics, the Czech bank Ceska Sporitelna, and the aviation general sales agent ...

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    Czech Airlines insolvency petition outlines scale of financial burden


    Czech Airlines’ insolvency petition sets out the scale of the company’s financial problems, which it partly attributes to the inability to source rescue funding from the Czech government. The company has 266 creditors, with the total liability to suppliers amounting to Kc809 million ($37.1 million) as of 25 February, ...

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    Czech Airlines files for reorganisation


    Czech Airlines (CSA) has filed for reorganisation under insolvency regulations as “the last option to save the company” unless it receives government financial support.

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    Czech carriers apply for protection to stabilise finances


    Czech operator Smartwings Group has formally sought temporary creditor protection to buy time to achieve financial stability during the air transport downturn. Smartwings Group, which includes both Smartwings and Czech Airlines, says it has filed with a Prague court for an extraordinary moratorium. The temporary measure provides space to negotiate ...

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    Smartwings seeks support on financing not state ownership


    Czech airline operator Smartwings Group insists it is only pressing for government support on financing through the crisis rather than wanting it to take a holding in the company. The group, which includes Czech Airlines as well as leisure operator Smartwings, was the focus of fresh speculation after the country’s ...

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    Czech Airlines emerges as A220 and A321XLR customer


    Czech Airlines has emerged as an Airbus A220 customer, ordering four of the -300 variant as part of an agreement which includes converting A320neos to the long-range A321XLR. The flag-carrier had seven A320neos on order but last month cancelled four of them. Airbus says the airline has instead ...

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    Czech Airlines and Norwegian cut A320neo commitments


    ​Czech Airlines has cancelled more than half of the Airbus A320neos it originally ordered more than three years ago, while Norwegian has also trimmed its A320neo commitment.

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    Siberian spat threatens Czech-Russian air services


    ​Czech and Russian authorities are trying to resolve a dispute over route rights which has threatened to cut air transport connections between the two countries.

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    Travel Service to acquire almost all of Czech Airlines


    ​Czech Airlines is to be taken over by rival operator Travel Service, following an agreement by Korean Air and asset-management firm Prisko to dispose of their stakes in the flag-carrier.

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    Czech Airlines switches order to A320neo


    ​Czech Airlines has signed for seven Airbus A320neo twinjets which will replace a batch of A319s in its fleet.

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    ROUTES: Transaero eyes Prague traffic rights


    ​Transaero plans to start a new service from Moscow to Prague next year if it is successful in securing the traffic rights in October, its deputy head of external relations Alexander Delezha states.

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    Czech Airlines confirms A320 fleet sale


    Czech Airlines has confirmed it is selling its Airbus A320 fleet as part of its cost-cutting programme.

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    ANALYSIS: Europe faces task of defining foreign 'control'


    The European Commission’s decision to investigate foreign control of several European airlines raises a number of questions. Potentially, some of them are profound.

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    Adria to start five new services


    Adria Airways will add five new international routes as part of its summer schedule.