Fleets – Page 19

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    Volga-Dnepr starts restoring An-124 fleet to operation


    Russian outsize freight specialist Volga-Dnepr is resuming commercial operations with its Antonov An-124 fleet, a month after suspending use of the type. The operator temporarily withdrew the cargo transporter from service after the 13 November accident at Novosibirsk in which one of its An-124-100s suffered an uncontained engine failure ...

  • OTT Airlines

    New China Eastern unit OTT carries out debut flight


    China Eastern Airlines’ new Shanghai-based start-up OTT Airlines launched flights on 28 December. The SkyTeam carrier in February detailed plans to launch the carrier, which will operate Comac’s ARJ21 and C919 aircraft on routes in mainland China. Source: China Eastern OTT Airlines launched flights on ...

  • American-Airlines-737-MAX-Parked

    American Airlines’ Boeing 737 Max returns to revenue service


    American Airlines has become the first US carrier to conduct a revenue flight on the Boeing 737 Max aircraft following the type’s ungrounding last month.

  • Rossiya tail

    Rossiya aims to have nearly 70 Superjets next year


    Russian operator Rossiya aims to introduce a fleet of nearly 70 Sukhoi Superjet 100s by the end of next year, as part of a strategic overhaul of Aeroflot Group’s operations. Rossiya says the federal aviation regulator Rosaviatsia has included the Superjet type on the carrier’s air operator’s certificate, ahead ...

  • Icelandair 737 MAX 9-640

    Icelandair agrees sale-and-lease of two more 737 Max jets


    Icelandair Group is selling a pair of Boeing 737 Max jets under a leaseback scheme, ahead their delivery next year. The two Max 9s are due to be introduced to the Icelandair fleet in the second quarter of 2021. Icelandair Group says it has entered an agreement with ...

  • Alitalia aircraft

    Alitalia replacement ITA plans 2021 start with 52 aircraft: reports


    The new Italian airline being established to replace Alitalia has outlined plans to commence operations in April 2021 with an operation about half the size of its predecessor’s, according to media reports in Italy. 

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    Looking past the pandemic to gauge future fleets


    Cirium’s latest long-term market forecast reflects the impact that the coronavirus crisis is having on the industry, but still foresees strong demand for airliners over the next 20 years.

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    Initial Rossiya Superjets to be stationed at Sheremetyevo


    Russian operator Rossiya is to base its initial Sukhoi Superjet 100s at Moscow Sheremetyevo, as it prepares to start receiving the type under an agreement with parent Aeroflot Group. Rossiya says the agreement to transfer the aircraft from the Aeroflot fleet was signed on 21 December, and that it ...

  • Alaska Airlines Boeing 737. Alaska Airlines

    Alaska orders more Max jets to replace A320s


    Alaska Airlines has ordered additional Boeing 737 Max jets as it targets phase-out of its Airbus A320ceo-family fleet by mid-2023.

  • British Airways Boeing 747-400
    In depth

    Which aircraft types did airlines fly for the last time in 2020?


    Airlines phased out a series of aircraft types in 2020, some as part of planned renewals and others hastened departures accelerated by the impact of the global pandemic

  • EasyJet A320neo

    EasyJet defers deliveries of 22 more A320neos


    EasyJet has pushed back delivery of 22 more Airbus A320neo originally set for delivery during its next three financial years, meaning the airline is set to take 33 new aircraft over the coming four years.

  • AeroMexico 737 Max big

    Aeromexico is second carrier to resume 737 Max flights


    Mexican flag carrier Aeromexico became the world’s second airline to return the beleaguered Boeing 737 Max to revenue service after a 20-month grounding following two fatal accidents.

  • United 737 Max

    United to return Boeing 737 Max to service on 11 February


    United Airlines plans to bring the Boeing 737 Max aircraft back into its schedule from 11 February, with departures out of its Denver and Houston hubs.

  • Grounded AA jets
    In depth

    In pictures: The airline industry’s crisis year


    A year that began with plenty of reasons for optimism about the industry’s prospects quickly turned into 12 months of unprecedented challenges, dominated by the Covid-19 pandemic

  • Aeroflot SSJ100-c-Aeroflot

    Aeroflot approves transfer of over 40 Superjets to Rossiya


    Aeroflot has approved plans to transfer over 40 Sukhoi Superjet 100s from its fleet to sister carrier Rossiya, as part of a restructuring of its short-haul network operations. Over the course of December this year to August 2021 it intends to shift 17 aircraft leased from Sberbank, another 20 ...

  • AllianceE190

    Alliance Aviation signs for another 16 E190s


    Alliance Aviation has signed for 16 Embraer 190 aircraft and one spare GE Aviation CF34 engine from US-based Jetran LLC in a A$85 million ($65 million) deal, marking the completion of its short-term fleet expansion plans. 

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    Final 737 departs Air Baltic fleet


    Latvian carrier Air Baltic has withdrawn the last Boeing 737 from its fleet, delivering the aircraft to maintenance and asset-management firm Magnetic MRO.

  • China Airlines 777F

    China Airlines takes first 777F


    China Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 777 freighter, as it sets its sights on expanding its cargo business in the coming year. 

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    Corsair secures state aid as Intro and TUI sell stakes


    The Europe Commission has approved €136.9 million ($166 million) in state aid for French leisure carrier Corsair.

  • Brazilian airlines

    Turbulence in South America’s airline industry will pass


    Gol chief financial officer Richard Lark explains how current woes are being exacerbated by pre-pandemic overcapacity, but that they will be overcome in a region used to handling crises