• West Atlantic Group may seek equity investors

    West Atlantic Group is considering seeking equity investors to increase the company’s liquidity, the Sweden-based freight specialist has said in a statement. The firm said it needs a capital injection after posting a SEK81.8 million (USD9.7 million) net loss in 2016 and a further SEK53.2 million net loss (USD6.3 million) in 1H2017. While the earnings […]

  • American Airlines to retire its MD-80s in 2019

    American Airlines (AA, Dallas/Fort Worth) is poised to retire its remaining forty-five McDonnell Douglas MD-80s by the end of 2019, the carrier has announced. The airline plans to retire nineteen MD-80s by the end of 2018 and the remaining twenty-six in 2019. As previously reported, in tandem to the model’s retirement, American Airlines will close […]

  • Thai VietJetAir outlines int’l growth post re-certification

    Thai VietJetAir (VZ, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi) seeks to launch international routes from its base at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi to Da Nang, Dalat and Phu Quoc in Vietnam next month, Nguyen Thi Thuy Binh, the airline’s CEO, has told The Bangkok Post. Later the airline will expand from Bangkok to the Philippines, Indonesia, Myanmar and Southern China, Binh […]

  • Yemenia suspends flights over Saudi blockade

    Yemenia (IY, Aden) has confirmed the suspension of flights for a third staright day following the placement of an embargo over Yemeni territory by Saudi-led coalition forces. In a statement issued via social media, the carrier said that as it had not been granted operating permits by the coalition, it was suspending all operations until […]

  • Kenya’s Astral Aviation switches B747 freighter provider

    Astral Aviation (8V, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta) has secured a B747-400(F) on wet-lease from Air Atlanta Icelandic (CC, Reykjavik Keflavik). ch-aviation analysis of Flightradar24 ADS-B data shows TF-AMU (msn 27603) was positioned to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta on Wednesday, November 8, for use in running 2x weekly Nairobi-London Stansted cargo flights. Operated through Network Airline Management, it […]

  • Shell Aviation to operate fuelling facilities at Salalah Airport

    Shell Aviation today announced the signing of a fuelling concession agreement to operate the new into-plane and fuel farm facilities as the sole jet fuel supplier at Salalah International Airport in Oman. Shell Aviation now supplies jet fuel at the two largest airports in the country – Muscat (MCT) and Salalah (SLL). “We see significant […]

  • Emirates and Flydubai expand partnership

    Emirates and Flydubai have announced 16 additional destinations to which Emirates’ passengers will be able travel on a single ticket. The new, expanded network now includes sought-after destinations such as Zanzibar, Kathmandu and Kilimanjaro. Travellers can book on Emirates.com, through Emirates’ Contact Centres, or via travel agents for travel commencing from 8 November 2017. Emirates […]

  • ৪০ মেট্রিক টন মানবিক সাহায্য নিয়ে ভিয়েতনামে রাশিয়ার বিমান

    রাশিয়ার জরুরি মন্ত্রণালয় শক্তিশালী টাইফুন ডামরির আঘাতে ক্ষতিগ্রস্ত ভিয়েতনামকে ৪০ মেট্রিক টন মানবিক সাহায্য পাঠিয়েছে। একটি হেলিকপ্টারে করে তারা এ সাহায্য পাঠায়। মন্ত্রণালয়ের প্রেস শাখা একথা জানায়। খবর তাস’র। এক মুখপাত্র বলেন, ‘টাইফুনের আঘাতে ক্ষতিগ্রস বিস্তারিত...

  • ১০ কোটির কোকেনসহ বিমানবন্দরে আটক নারী

    বিপুল পরিমান কোকেন-সহ কলকাতা বিমানবন্দরে পুলিশের জালে এক বলিভিয়ান নারী। তাঁর কাছ থেকে দেড় কেজি কোকেন উদ্ধার হয়েছে। ভারতীয় বাজারে যার আনুমানিক মূল্য ১০ কোটি রুপি। সাওসিডো চাও ইয়ানি নামে ওই নারী বুধবার সকালে ব্রাজিলের সাও পাওলো থেকে দুবাই হয়ে কলকাতা পৌঁছা বিস্তারিত...

  • Biman sponsor of Bangladesh Premiere League (BPL)

    Biman Bangladesh Airlines becomes the sponsor of Bangladesh Premiere League (BPL) of its 5th edition as a branding partner. Recently an agreement has been signed between Biman Bangladesh Airlines and k‐sports in this regards at Balaka Bhaban. Under this agreement, the advertisement of Biman Bangladesh Airlines will be displayed in the LED Perimeter board for […]

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