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Russia Seizes Control of St. Petersburg Airport from Foreign Investors

In a recent fiasco, Vladimir Putin signed a decree taking control of St. Petersburg's Pulkovo Airport away from foreign investors, of which German airport operator Fraport and Qatar's sovereign wealth fund Qatar Investment Authority had over 24% ownership. (aeroxplorer.com) More...

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Alaska Airlines to acquire Hawaiian

Earlier today, December 3rd, 2023, Seattle Washington based Alaska Airlines announced it has agreed to buy Hawaiian Airlines for $18s per stock share at an estimated value of approximately 1.9 billion Dollars. The 2 airlines coming together will better serve its western and pacific region destinations. In an earlier news release, Hawaiian airlines is quoted saying “The combined airline will maintain both industry-leading Alaska Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines brands while integrating into a… (www.youtube.com) More...

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Pan American World Airways Flew Its Final Flight 32 Years Ago

Pan Am ceased operations over 30 years ago following more than six decades in the business. The airline's history began in 1927 with mail service between Key West and Havana, eventually expanding its routes worldwide. Despite its eventual downfall due to fuel prices and deregulation, Pan Am's legacy lives on. It has been over three decades since Pan American World Airways operated its last flight. The carrier, affectionately referred to as "Pan Am," ceased operations 32 years… (simpleflying.com) More...

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Why One Airport’s Runway Overhaul is so Complex

Crews work against the clock to get the airport open again the next morning. (airlinegeeks.com) More...

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Airbus wants to bring Beluga to USA

“ Airbus Beluga Transport applies for permission to operate in the US, aiming to expand its services to transport outsized cargo for commercially contracted customers.” (simpleflying.com) More...

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Amerijet feels financial pinch as cargo business deteriorates

Amerijet is getting hit by the cargo industry downturn much harder than some peers and losing some work with big customers like the USPS. (www.freightwaves.com) More...

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US Conducts Military Flights in Guyana to Prevent Possible Venezuelan Invasion

The U.S. will conduct joint military flights with Guyana as growing border tensions with Venezuela create the potential for a Venezuelan invasion of the country. Guyana, which currently has a small aviation industry due to its small size and population, will likely see a major expansion in the coming years. The discovery of vast oil reserves in Guyana is expected to create strong demand for business travel, with United Airlines already announcing a direct route connecting Houston: the global hub… (aeroxplorer.com) More...

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American Flies Gold Star Families to Orlando in Massive Airlift

The Fort Worth-based airline donated 11 aircraft and 700 tickets as part of its annual Snowball Express event in partnership with the Gary Sinise Foundation. (airlinegeeks.com) More...

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Cathay Orders Upto 26 New Airbus A350F Aircraft

With this purchase agreement, the total count of new aircraft deliveries for the Cathay Group reaches 77. (aviationa2z.com) More...

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Russian airliner forced into emergency landing after engine fire — report

A Boeing 737 en route from Novosibirsk to Moscow made an emergency landing on Dec. 8 following an apparent engine fire (english.nv.ua) More...

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Boeing-777 with 422 passengers on board crash-lands in Russia

An Aeroflot Boeing-737 made an emergency landing in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, while flying from Moscow. (news.yahoo.com) More...


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