CLG granted air operator certificate to commence commercial operations

CLG granted air operator certificate to commence commercial operations

🕔09:48, 16.Sep 2019

Cargologic Germany GmbH (CLG) has been granted an Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from the German civil aviation authority (LBA) and is now ready to commence commercial operations. The airline will initially focus on providing short-term capacity to customers across Europe

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Air Malta welcomes third A320neo to its fleet

Air Malta welcomes third A320neo to its fleet

🕔09:45, 16.Sep 2019

Air Malta is set to welcome a third brand new Airbus A320neo to its fleet. The aircraft has been registered on the Maltese aircraft register as 9H-NEC and was flown directly from the Airbus’ facility in Hamburg. The aircraft entered

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Virgin Australia buys back 35% stake in frequent flyer programme

Virgin Australia buys back 35% stake in frequent flyer programme

🕔09:34, 16.Sep 2019

Virgin Australia has entered into an agreement to buy back the 35% of its Velocity loyalty programme for A$700 million ($481 million) which it does not currently own from private equity firm Affinity Equity Partners. Velocity is Australia’s second-largest airline

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LATAM Group activates the humanitarian relief plane to aid following Hurricane Dorian

LATAM Group activates the humanitarian relief plane to aid following Hurricane Dorian

🕔08:34, 16.Sep 2019

LATAM Group has provided 35 tons of humanitarian aid, including medicines, medical instruments, sanitary and edible items, to the Bahamas on a humanitarian relief plane, in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. The B767-300BCF cargo plane was chartered to the capital

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Knighthood Capital Partners and Six West establish Maltese leasing industry venture

Knighthood Capital Partners and Six West establish Maltese leasing industry venture

🕔08:22, 16.Sep 2019

Knighthood Capital Partners, headed by former Etihad president and CEO James Hogan, and Six West have formed a new partnership with the aim to explore and develop new growth opportunities for the aircraft leasing industry. The partners will cooperate to

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BGCI introduces managing partner for aviation industry financial solutions division

BGCI introduces managing partner for aviation industry financial solutions division

🕔08:13, 16.Sep 2019

BGC Insurance Group (BGCI) has announced that Kostya Zolotusky will be joining as managing partner of its recently announced Aviation Industry Financial Solutions Division. Based in Seattle, Zolotusky starts with immediate effect reporting to Bruce Fine, president of this division. 

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AerCap signs lease agreements with Air Macau for three A321neo aircraft

AerCap signs lease agreements with Air Macau for three A321neo aircraft

🕔13:15, 13.Sep 2019

AerCap Holdings has signed long-term lease agreements with Air Macau for three new Airbus A321neo aircraft. The first aircraft is scheduled to be delivered in November 2020 with the two remaining units delivering through October 2021.  In 1995, Air Macau

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JetBlue reaches share repurchase agreement with Barclays for $125 million

JetBlue reaches share repurchase agreement with Barclays for $125 million

🕔13:09, 13.Sep 2019

JetBlue Airways has reached an agreement with Barclays Bank for a $125 million accelerated share repurchase agreement. This agreement is part of a $750 million stock buyback programme announced in December 2017, which started on 1 January 2018 running until 31

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British Airways cancels flights ahead of planned second pilots’ strike

British Airways cancels flights ahead of planned second pilots’ strike

🕔11:16, 13.Sep 2019

British Airways (BA) has cancelled flights as a safety measure ahead of a second strike by pilots planned for later this month. The airline announced the cancellations to thousands of passengers for journey’s due to take place around 217 September,

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Spirit Airlines becomes launch customer for Acro’s series 6LC seats

Spirit Airlines becomes launch customer for Acro’s series 6LC seats

🕔11:06, 13.Sep 2019

Spirit Airlines has become the launch customer for Acro’s new series 6LC economy class seats. The seat launch is part of the airline’s commitment in improving the passenger experience with a cabin redesign featuring new modern interiors and seating products.

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