VLM Airlines has announced, that it will start operating flights from Antwerp to Birmingham as well as flights from Antwerp to Maribor, with a short stop-over in Munich.
Canada Jetlines has announced Halifax Stanfield Internationals Airport as operational base. The ultra-low-cost carrier targets to commence flights in Summer 2018.
Argentinia’s start-up airline Flybondi has received its first aircraft. The Boeing 737-800, registered LV-HKS, was introduced during an event in Córdoba, Argentina.
The Greece start-up carrier Air Mediterranean has commenced operations in November. The new airline connects its hub Athens Airport with several destinations.
The Romanian start-up FlyValan has received its first ATR 72-500. The start of commercial operations from its home base at Genoa, Italy, is planned for December 11, 2017.
Start-up airline Powdair has announced it is facing financial problems as the most important investor gave up for personal reasons. The carrier states that the management could be forced to postpone the start of operations if no new investor is found in the next days. If the virtual airline does not find an investor for at least 1 million pounds until the end of this week it will not commence operations.
The young Malaysian airline FlyGlobal, a Charter wet lease/ACMI operator, has announced plans to expand its existing fleet by up to ten Boeing 777-200ER by 2021. FlyGlobal’s CEO Shami Law stated the aircraft should be leased to different interested companies.