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    Garuda Indonesia reportedly eyeing fleet cuts as part of ‘complete’ restructuring


    Beleaguered Indonesian flag carrier Garuda Indonesia could halve its fleet to “no more than 70 aircraft”, reportedly as part of restructuring efforts to turn the airline around. 

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    Volga-Dnepr’s Atran leases another pair of 737-800 freighters


    Russian freight specialist Volga-Dnepr Group’s Atran Airlines division is leasing another pair of converted Boeing 737-800 freighters from GECAS. The express cargo operator has received one 737-800BCF – an ex-Ryanair aircraft, registered VQ-BFR – from the lessor and is taking a second later in May. They will build ...

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    SIA Group to take 32 deliveries despite very weak demand


    Singapore Airlines Group expects to take delivery of 32 aircraft in the coming 12 months including eight Boeing 737 Max 8, although it is uncertain when the type will return to service in the region.  

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    Singapore Airlines retires four Boeing 777-300ERs early


    Singapore Airlines has retired four Boeing 777-300ERs earlier than expected, as part of its wider culling of aircraft it has “deemed surplus to fleet requirements”. 

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    Air Astana to shift some jets to Irish register under new regulatory pact


    Some of the aircraft operated by Kazakh carrier Air Astana are set to be transferred to the Irish registry under a new regulatory services agreement between the two countries. Under ICAO standards such a formal arrangement enables aircraft operated in one country to be registered in another. The ...

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    LATAM opts to convert more 767s to freighters


    South American operator LATAM Group is to take its fleet of converted Boeing 767-300ER freighters from 11 to 21 over the next two years, after enhancing its cargo expansion plan. LATAM had originally intended to take four Boeing Converted Freighter aircraft but placed options for another four, all of ...

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    Ryanair doubts Boeing will deliver first 737 Max jets in time for summer


    Ryanair is beginning to doubt that its first Boeing 737 Max jets will arrive before this summer’s peak travel months.

  • Helvetic Airways Embraer E195-E2

    Helvetic’s first Embraer E195-E2 to arrive in June


    Helvetic Airways will receive its first Embraer 195-E2 in June, after converting E190-E2 orders to the larger model.

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    Rebranding Indian low-cost carrier GoAir files for IPO


     Indian low-cost carrier GoAir has filed a prospectus with the Indian Capital Markets authority for a planned market listing and is rebranding as Go First.

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    Airbus appears to deliver A321neo test aircraft to VietJet


    Airbus appears to have delivered the first A321neo manufactured, the MSN6673 test aircraft, to Asian carrier VietJet Air. The twinjet – powered by Pratt Whitney PW1100G engines – was the first A321neo for which Airbus completed initial assembly. But it was beaten to the variant’s maiden ...

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    SmartLynx steps up to long-haul operations with A330 acquisition


    Wet-lease specialist SmartLynx Malta is branching into long-haul operations with the introduction of Airbus A330s for cargo services – and eventually passenger flights. SmartLynx has previously exclusively operated single-aisle types but states that it will bring in five A330s over May and June. The aircraft, acquired through Hong ...

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    Alaska orders additional E175s, plans to acquire 13 more 737 Max


    Alaska Air Group has ordered nine Embraer 175s, while partner SkyWest Airlines has ordered another eight E175s to operate for Alaska.

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    AerCap shareholders back GECAS acquisition


    Leasing firm AerCap’s shareholders have voted in favour of the proposed merger with US leasing giant GECAS, which the two companies unveiled in March. AerCap held a shareholders meeting on 12 May and asked them to back several items relating to the transaction, including the deal itself plus the ...

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    Airline coronavirus recovery tracker: May 2021 update


    Our regular examination of the latest global data for several key airline market indicators, including international and domestic travel restrictions, traffic and capacity in passenger and cargo markets, in-service and stored fleets, jet fuel costs, and share price trends for the world’s largest groups.

  • JAL A350

    JAL domestic 777s to exit by 2023, A350s to become flagship


    Japan Airlines has picked the Airbus A350 as its future flagship aircraft, as it retires its fleet of domestic Boeing 777s by 2023, and reduces the number of large widebodies in the medium term. 

  • Swiss Grounded-c-Fedor Selivanov

    Swiss downsizing for smaller market


    Lufthansa Group carrier Swiss is to cut its fleet by 15% and its headcount by a fifth as it attempts to right-size itself to serve what it perceives will be a permanently smaller customer base.

  • El Al 737-800 title-c-Alec Wilson Creative Commons

    El Al scraps 737-800 sale-and-leaseback plan


    Israeli flag-carrier El Al has dropped plans to enter a sale-and-leaseback transaction for three Boeing 737-800s with an undisclosed foreign company. El Al had stated in April last year that it signed a memorandum of understanding covering the deal for the three aircraft, all manufactured in 2009. The ...

  • GTLK Europe A321P2F-c-EFW

    Irish lessor GTLK Europe to take A321 converted freighters


    Irish-based lessor GTLK Europe is to acquire four Airbus A321 converted freighters, induction for which will commence this year. The aircraft will undergo modification by the EFW joint venture which is run by ST Engineering and Airbus. GTLK Europe is affiliated with the Russian state leasing company GTLK, ...

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    Lufthansa orders five A350s and five 787s


    Lufthansa Group has ordered more Airbus and Boeing widebodies as it continues modernising its fleet, with the goal of reducing fuel consumption, complexity and cost.

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    Singapore Airlines secures S$2 billion in sale-and-leasebacks


    Singapore Airlines has raised S$2 billion ($1.5 billion) in sale-and-leaseback transactions involving 11 aircraft.