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PEMCO redelivers first B737-400 converted aircraft to Vallair

PEMCO redelivers first B737-400 converted aircraft to Vallair

Global leader in B737 passenger-to-freighter conversions, Pemco World Air Services (PEMCO) has redelivered its first converted aircraft (MSN 24690) to Vallair. The European-based aviation asset management company holds options for additional PEMCO-converted aircraft. “PEMCO and Vallair both give older aircraft

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Preliminary Injunction Issued in ABX Air Labor Matter

Preliminary Injunction Issued in ABX Air Labor Matter

Air Transport Services Group announced that U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Black issued an order granting ABX Air’s motion to convert a temporary restraining order into a preliminary injunction prohibiting work stoppages and other service interruptions of ATSG’s cargo

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AEI announces third MD-80SF series conversion for everts air cargo

AEI announces third MD-80SF series conversion for everts air cargo

Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) will be converting a third MD-80 series passenger-to-freighter conversion for Fairbanks, Alaska based Everts Air Cargo. The MD-83 aircraft (MSN 53079) will commence modification on December 19th and will be re-delivered to Everts Air Cargo in

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Fitch: Outlook for North American airlines is stable

Fitch: Outlook for North American airlines is stable

The rating and sector outlooks for North American airlines are stable for 2017, revised down from Positive last year, says Fitch Ratings. Although low fuel prices and years of consolidation continue to boost the industry’s financial results, Fitch expects persistent

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Entities led by Perilune group and Ziki Slav sell nine a319s on lease to American Airlines

Entities led by Perilune group and Ziki Slav sell nine a319s on lease to American Airlines

Special Purpose Companies led and managed by New York-based Perilune Group and Ziki Slav of SHZ Aviation have this week sold nine 2013-14 vintage A319s (s/n’s 5327, 6085, 6154, 6263, 6277, 6310, 6349, 6384 and 6393) on lease to American

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LATAM Airlines reports November 2016 traffic

LATAM Airlines reports November 2016 traffic

LATAM Airlines reports November system passenger traffic increased by 0.5 while capacity decreased by 1.5%. As a result, its load factor for the month increased 1.7 points to 84.3%. International passenger traffic accounted for approximately 55% of the month’s total

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Precision Aircraft Solutions’ sixth conversion For DHL Express

Precision Aircraft Solutions’ sixth conversion For DHL Express

Precision Aircraft Solutions has completed its sixth Precision conversion of the year for European Air Transport Leipzig Airline (EAT), the largest of three airlines with dedicated service to the European, Middle Eastern and North African networks of DHL Express. “We

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Apollo Aviation grows fleet by 25%

Apollo Aviation grows fleet by 25%

Since the second quarter of 2016, Apollo Aviation Group has contracted to purchase 27 commercial aircraft and five aircraft engines for a total gross purchase price of $750 million. All flight equipment is being purchased with leases attached to airlines

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Allegiant Travel 5.5% bonds yield 4.879%

Allegiant Travel 5.5% bonds yield 4.879%

Allegiant Travel has issued an additional $150 million of its 5.5% notes due 2019. The notes were issued at a price of 101.5% of the principal amount, plus accrued interest from July 15, 2016. The total aggregate principal amount outstanding

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United to review aircraft order

United to review aircraft order

Speaking to Bloomberg, CFO Andrew Levy has stated that United Continental is considering altering a $12.4bn order for A350-1000s to smaller long-haul models, and is studying an order for the 737 Max 10X, the longer version still on the drawing

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