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.
The German Start-Up airline SundAir has started charter operations from Kassel Airport. AVIPEO had the chance to chat with Sundair’s CEO Marcos Rossello.
The German start-up carrier Azur Air has added its third Boeing 767-300ER to its existing German AOC. The aircraft is configured with 334 seats in a single-class configuration.
Antwerp based VLM Airlines has received its Air Operator´s Certificate (AOC), the airline confirms. This allows VLM to commence Airbus A320 and Fokker 50 operations.
777 Partners, a US based investment firm, announced today that it has acquired the intellectual property of World Airways, Inc., the US airline known for its worldwide operational capabilities, and is planning to re-launch World Airways (“World”) as a low cost, long haul airline.