Aircraft News

2008-02-11

UK International Airlines fails to return on February 7  

UK International Airlines-UKIA (East Midlands) had hoped to return to scheduled operations on February 7. The new airline had previously commenced operations on October 19, 2007. It shortl...

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2008-02-11

ICARO unveils a logojet for the Barcelona soccer team  

ICARO Air (Quito) has unveiled a spectacular new logojet in a spectacular way. Fokker F.28 Mk. 4000 HC-CDT (msn 11222) is now in the colors of the Barcelona football (soccer) team. It beco...

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2008-02-11

US Airways considers its options over fuel access at Heathrow  

US Airways (Phoenix) is considering its options against BAA over access issues to jet fuel at Heathrow Airport in London. Since announcing its intention to fly from Heathrow in November it ...

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2008-02-11

SkyWest reports a higher net profit in 2007  

SkyWest (SkyWest Airlines and ASA) reported a larger net profit of $159.2 million for 2007 versus $145.8 million in 2006. This represents a nine percent increase. Copyright Photo: ASA̵...

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2008-02-11

Delta and Northwest reportedly share merger details with ALPA  

Delta Air Lines (Atlanta) and Northwest Airlines-NWA (Minneapolis/St. Paul) have reportedly briefed the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) chapters at both airlines on their proposed merger ...

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2008-02-10

Shaheen launches nonstop Islamabad-Leeds/Bradford flights  

Shaheen Air International (Karachi) on February 7 launched a new route between Islamabad and Leeds/Bradford in the United Kingdom. The second national carrier of Pakistan has recently acqui...

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2008-02-10

ASA introduces a new flight schedule at Gatwick  

ASA (African Safari Airways) (Mombasa) has introduced a new flight schedule on the Mombasa-London Gatwick route. It will operate a weekly (on Saturdays) schedule from February 9 through Apr...

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2008-02-10

Air Bee commences operations in Italy  

Air Bee (Brescia/Montichiari) is a new airline in Italy. It started scheduled passenger services on February 4 with McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 I-DAVA (msn 49215) operated by ItAli Airlines (...

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2008-02-10

David and Simon Reuben decline to buy shares in Silverjet  

Silverjet (London-Luton) received a loan of approximately $19.4 million in November from the Rueben brothers (David and Simon Reuben). The brothers have become billionaires developing prope...

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2008-02-10

Did ice in the fuel lines cause G-YMMM to crash?   

British Airways’ (London) Boeing 777-236 ER G-YMMM (msn 30314) has been declared an insurance write off. The airliner crash landed at London’s Heathrow Airport on January 17, 20...

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