Air France Receives Traffic Rights To Reopen Beijing Route

By David Casey Aug 11, 2020
Air France has been authorized to operate a third weekly flight between France and China following weeks of negotiations between the two countries.
Airlines & Lessors

Daily Memo: Possible PSP Extension Punted Until September, Following Breakdown In Talks

By Ben Goldstein Aug 11, 2020
Talks over an extension to the Payroll Support Program (PSP) look set to come down to the wire in September, after negotiations toward another U.S. coronavirus aid package broke down late last week.
Airlines & Lessors

Gogo Looking To Sell Commercial Aviation Division; Workforce Cuts Set

By Linda Blachly Aug 11, 2020
Inflight entertainment provider Gogo has begun talks to sell its commercial aviation (CA) business, president and CEO Oakleigh Thorne revealed on an Aug. 10 earnings call. 
Interiors & Connectivity

Cargo Sector, Pharmaceutical Shippers Prepare For Vaccine Transport

By Alan Dron Aug 11, 2020
Most airline industry analysts and CEOs agree that consumer confidence will not start to return until a COVID-19 vaccine is readily available.
Airlines & Lessors

Air Arabia Sees First Half Loss; Abu Dhabi Subsidiary Expands Routes

By Alan Dron Aug 11, 2020
LCC Air Arabia slipped into the red in the first half (H1) of 2020, seeing a successful first quarter obliterated by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Airlines & Lessors

Ukraine International Shelves Hub Operations Until April 2021

By Kurt Hofmann Aug 11, 2020
Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) is gradually resuming flying after a three-month shutdown, but its main hub operation at Kyiv Boryspil International has been mothballed until spring 2021.
Airports & Routes

Air Europa Cuts Fleet, Considers Alternatives If Sale To IAG Falters

By Kurt Hofmann Aug 11, 2020
Air Europa plans to accelerate the phaseout of its entire Airbus A330 fleet and defer delivery of additional Boeing 787s after the COVID-19 pandemic scuttled plans to restart long-haul flights. 
Airlines & Lessors

Thai AirAsia Adds Second Bangkok Gateway

By David Casey Aug 11, 2020
Thai AirAsia has opened a new hub at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi (BKK), returning to the airport after an absence of almost eight years.
Airlines & Lessors

Lufthansa Prepares Sweeping Changes To Long-Haul Fleet

By Jens Flottau Aug 11, 2020
With the return of demand for long-haul travel still unclear, Lufthansa is preparing fundamental cuts to the group’s long-haul fleet that are likely to see several types retired entirely.
Airlines & Lessors

Rolls-Royce Acts On Trent XWB High-Time Wear Issue

By Guy Norris Aug 11, 2020
Rolls-Royce has discovered cracks in the intermediate pressure (IP) compressor blades of higher-time Trent XWB-84 engines during scheduled overhaul but said early detection will enable the speedy development of a fix.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Leisure And Business Fares: Week Of August 3

Aug 11, 2020
Leisure And Business Fares
AWIN Knowledge Center

Air India Express Probe Likely To Revisit Airport Safety

By Sean Broderick Aug 10, 2020
Runway ends at Kozhikode Calicut International Airport (CCJ), where Air India Express Boeing 737-800 was involved in a fatal runway excursion Aug. 7, were adjusted to create more runoff space for aircraft in 2019, an Airports Authority of India (AAI) document shows. 
Safety, Ops & Regulation

United Airlines Pulls Seats From E175s As Pilot Furloughs Loom

By Ben Goldstein Aug 10, 2020
United Airlines is removing seats from a host of Embraer E175 regional jets, as the carrier looks to align its future fleet with pilot scope clause restrictions ahead of planned furloughs this fall.
Airlines & Lessors

Negotiations Set To Decide Fate Of Asiana Takeover

By Adrian Schofield Aug 10, 2020
Last-minute meetings between Asiana’s owner and prospective purchaser Hyundai Development Corp. (HDC) will likely determine whether the acquisition deal will proceed.
Airlines & Lessors

Daily Memo: Could Better, Faster Testing Help Airlines Recover?

By Helen Massy-Beresford Aug 10, 2020
As airlines around the world ramp up their flight schedules after the coronavirus shutdown, many believe the fast progress being made on developing and improving different types of COVID-19 tests may help restore passenger confidence and drive air travel demand.
Airports & Routes

Approvals Underway For New Hong Kong LCC Greater Bay Airlines

By Chen Chuanren Aug 10, 2020
A new carrier, named Greater Bay Airlines, has reportedly applied for an air operator’s certificate in Hong Kong, to become the territory’s fifth airline.
Airlines & Lessors

Russian Airline Traffic Halves In 2020 First Half

By Polina Montag-Girmes Aug 10, 2020
Russian airlines collectively carried 27.8 million passengers in the first half (H1) of 2020, down 51.8% year-over-year (YOY), illustrating the…
Airlines & Lessors

Airport Profile: Seattle/Tacoma International [SEA]

Aug 10, 2020
Weekly profile of a major airport’s operations, carriers and destinations.
AWIN Knowledge Center

Cabin Pressure Fault Forces Shenzhen A330 Emergency Descent

By Bradley Perrett Aug 10, 2020
A warning of abnormal pressurization forced the flight crew of a Shenzhen Airlines Airbus A330-300 to make an emergency descent at 3,600 ft. per minute on Aug. 9.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

China Airlines Plans To Inject $68M Into Tigerair Taiwan

By Chen Chuanren Aug 10, 2020
Taiwan’s China Airlines is looking to make a capital injection of no more than NT$2 billion ($68 million) into its LCC subsidiary Tigerair Taiwan.
Airlines & Lessors

Delta Sees Flight Attendant Surplus, Urges 3,000 To Take Voluntary Leave

By Ben Goldstein Aug 07, 2020
Delta Air Lines urged at least 3,000 more flight attendants to participate in voluntary leave programs to stave off furloughs this fall, as airlines look to rein in labor costs following the end of federal payroll support on Sept. 30.
Airlines & Lessors

Air Serbia, Turkish Airlines Ink Codeshare

By Alan Dron Aug 07, 2020
Turkish Airlines and Air Serbia have agreed to a codeshare arrangement to expand the range of destinations available to their passengers.
Airlines & Lessors

Daily Memo: COVID-19 Slows The Progress Of FAA’s NextGen Program

By Bill Carey Aug 07, 2020
COVID-19 has slowed the FAA’s 17-year march toward airspace modernization. 
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Copa Prepares To Restart Flights, Shrink Fleet

By Lori Ranson Aug 07, 2020
Panama’s Copa Airlines plans a gradual restart of some commercial flights in August before ramping up its schedule in September, albeit at just a fraction of its 2019 operations. 
Airlines & Lessors

Atlas Air Sees Profit Doubling In 2020 On Strong Cargo Demand

By Ben Goldstein Aug 07, 2020
Atlas Air management predicts the company will double its profits in 2020 from a year ago, driven by continued high demand for air cargo during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Airlines & Lessors

 

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