MRJ first delivery expected to be delayed again

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Published: January 20, 2017

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. is expected to announce a further delay to the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) program on Jan. 23. Japanese newspaper The Nikkei reported that Mitsubishi Aircraft parent Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has confirmed the delay of first delivery of the MRJ90 to Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) to mid-2020. Mitsubishi Aircraft, which has called […]

Accenture to acquire Seabury aviation consultancy

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Published: January 20, 2017

The aviation consultancy and advisory units of Seabury Group are being acquired by Accenture. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. About 120 Seabury employees will become part of Accenture’s global aviation practice, Accenture said in a press release. They will include Seabury chairman and CEO John Luth, who founded Seabury and is a former […]

Tigerair Australia resumes services to Bali

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Published: January 20, 2017

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Synergy Aerospace subsidiary takes Argentina’s first ATR

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Published: January 20, 2017

Avian Líneas Aéreas, the new subsidiary of South America’s Synergy Aerospace, has taken delivery of the first ATR 72-600 to fly in Argentina. The airline—branded as Avianca Argentina—plans to start operations of its new ATR -600 series fleet during the first quarter of 2017, following certification. Synergy Aerospace ordered 12 firm ATR 72-600s, plus six […]

Synergy Aerospace subsidiary takes Argentina’s first ATR

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Published: January 20, 2017

Avian Líneas Aéreas, the new subsidiary of South America’s Synergy Aerospace, has taken delivery of the first ATR 72-600 to fly in Argentina. The airline—branded as Avianca Argentina—plans to start operations of its new ATR -600 series fleet during the first quarter of 2017, following certification. Synergy Aerospace ordered 12 firm ATR 72-600s, plus six […]

Synergy Aerospace subsidiary takes Argentina’s first ATR

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Published: January 20, 2017

Avian Líneas Aéreas, the new subsidiary of South America’s Synergy Aerospace, has taken delivery of the first ATR 72-600 to fly in Argentina. The airline—branded as Avianca Argentina—plans to start operations of its new ATR -600 series fleet during the first quarter of 2017, following certification. Synergy Aerospace ordered 12 firm ATR 72-600s, plus six […]

Lufthansa, Iran Air to codeshare

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Published: January 20, 2017

Iran Air and Lufthansa have reached an agreement to codeshare from Frankfurt and Munich to Tehran beginning Feb. 1. The cooperation allows Iran Air to add its IR designator on Lufthansa’s daily Frankfurt-Tehran Imam Khomeini International (IKA) Boeing 747-400 service, as well the German carrier’s 3X-weekly Munich-Tehran Airbus A330 services. Star Alliance member Lufthansa plans […]

ANA’s C-3PO-themed 777 to launch in March

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Published: January 20, 2017

Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) has scheduled the inaugural flight of its newest Star Wars-themed aircraft—a Boeing 777-200 featuring C-3PO—on Tokyo Haneda-Kagoshima service March 21. The aircraft, which will continue to fly on various Japanese domestic routes, is part of the continuing ANA Star Wars Project.  According to ANA, on the C-3PO ANA JET, “passengers […]

UTair Aviation expects to carry 7 million passengers in 2017

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Published: January 20, 2017

Russia’s UTair Aviation forecasts it will carry 7 million passengers in 2017, up 6.7% year-over-year (YOY), with a 3.9% increase in cargo volume to 20,146 tonnes. Load factor is projected to grow 2 percentage points to 72%. The carrier predicts the Russian airline market will deteriorate in 2017, citing traffic stagnation and fleet increases as […]

United CCO Haywood steps down; returns to consultancy

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Published: January 20, 2017

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