Ampaire completes test flights for highest capacity hybrid-electric aircraft

Ampaire completes test flights for highest capacity hybrid-electric aircraft

🕔11:02, 14.Jun 2019

Ampaire has completed test flights at Camarillo Airport in California on what it claims is the world’s highest capacity hybrid-electric aircraft. The Ampaire 337, was retrofitted with Ampaire’s proprietary electric propulsion system and is powered by a lightweight battery system. The

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LATAM Airlines Group announces bond issue in Chile

LATAM Airlines Group announces bond issue in Chile

🕔10:54, 14.Jun 2019

LATAM Airlines Group has issued a bond in Chile’s capital market as part of a Dutch auction, a first for LATAM on the Santiago Stock exchange, Bolsa de Comercio de Santiago. The transaction has a risk rating of BBB+ by

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Canada’s Jetlines granted slots at Vancouver International Airport

Canada’s Jetlines granted slots at Vancouver International Airport

🕔10:51, 14.Jun 2019

Canada’s Jetlines has been granted slots at Vancouver International Airport (YVR). The slots will permit Jetlines to operate up to 10 flights per day and over 1,000 flights during the winter season from December 17 to March 28, 2020. The

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Zephyrus Aviation Capital makes two key appointments

Zephyrus Aviation Capital makes two key appointments

🕔10:26, 14.Jun 2019

Zephyrus Aviation Capital has made two new appointments to its management team. Susan Geitzenauer has been named the group’s new chief operating officer after previously serving as vice president – commercial transactions for Castlelake Aviation. In her previous role, Geitzenauer managed

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Singapore set to see influx of private jets worth $1 billion, new research reveals

Singapore set to see influx of private jets worth $1 billion, new research reveals

🕔10:11, 14.Jun 2019

New analysis from aviation finance specialists Shearwater Aero Capital reveals that as many as 29 new private jets could be delivered to Singapore between now and 2025. The cost of these aircraft could be in the region of $1 billion.

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Air Partner wins Airbus managed service contract

Air Partner wins Airbus managed service contract

🕔09:59, 14.Jun 2019

Global aviation services group Air Partner has announced that it has been awarded a three-year contract by Airbus for managed services. As part of the contract, Air Partner will manage all operational and contractual requirements for Airbus’ corporate shuttle flights,

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Southern Air successful against pilot union in labour arbitration

Southern Air successful against pilot union in labour arbitration

🕔09:55, 14.Jun 2019

Southern Air, a subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide, has been successful in a arbitration against the union that represents Southern Air’s pilots, the Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224. From June 12, arbitration decision orders the union to promptly proceed

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Alaska Air Group reports May 2019 operational results

Alaska Air Group reports May 2019 operational results

🕔09:38, 14.Jun 2019

Alaska Air Group has reported its May 2019 operational results. The group’s results include Alaska Airlines, regional carrier Horizon Air and third-party regional carriers SkyWest Airlines and Peninsula Airlines, a subsidiary of Ravn Air. In May 2019, revenue passengers came

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Air Charter Service announces expansion of Australia facility

Air Charter Service announces expansion of Australia facility

🕔09:29, 14.Jun 2019

Air Charter Service has announced an expansion to its Sydney, Australia facility. Opened three years ago, ACS Australia has since in that time grown in size. Paul Crook, CEO of ACS Australia, said: “As we plan to continue to invest

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Southwest Airlines extends grounding of Boeing 737 Max fleet

Southwest Airlines extends grounding of Boeing 737 Max fleet

🕔09:12, 14.Jun 2019

Southwest Airlines has extended its grounding of the Boeing 737 Max fleet until September 2. In a statement, Southwest said: ” We continue to await guidance from Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on the impending 737 Max software

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