Great Dane Airlines ceases operations

Aalborg-based Great Dane Airlines ceased operations on the 11th of October, filing for bankruptcy on the same day. At the time of its demise, the airline operated 3 Embraer E195 jets (with a capacity of 118 passengers) bought from Irish regional airline Stobart Air in 2019 and flew to 15 destinations across Europe. Its main […]

Aircraft of the week:

Aircraft OE-LTK for People’s Viennaline (an Austrian charter airline based at the Swiss airport of St-Gallen Altenrhein), this Embraer 170LR (long range) has been in service with 5 airlines, all of which are situated in Europe. Embraer 170s are powered by 2 high-bypass General Electric CF-34s and have a maximum seating of 66 passengers in […]

Montenegro Airlines introduces 4 new routes

Montenegro Airlines (the flag carrier of Montenegro) will introduce flights from the Montenegrin capital Podgorica to the cities of Kiev (the capital of Ukraine), Lisbon, Istanbul and Prague from the 28th of March next year. These flights will all be seasonal, taking place in the summer. The airline has already created a flight schedule for […]

Aircraft of the week:

Aircraft 9H-REY for Maltese carrier Maleth-Aero and CS-TPJ for Portugese regional carrier Portugalia and former Midlands carrier Flybmi, this Embraer ERJ-145 (a regional jet that carries 50 passengers) was first delivered to Portugalia in December 1997 after having been produced at Embraer’s main production site, Sao Jose Dos Campos in the Brazilian State of Sao […]

TrueNoord lessor buys 2 Embraers from Azul

TrueNoord (a regional aircraft lessor headquartered in Amsterdam), has bought 2 Embraer E195s which were on lease from Azul Brazilian Airlines (a Brazilian airline) to Portugalia (a Portugese regional carrier that is a subsidiary of TAP Portugal). The acquisition of the aircraft was financed by some very impressive companies, including Soc Gen and the Royal […]

London City Airport to pause expansion

London City Airport has announced today that it will pause its £480 million expansion of its terminal due to low passenger numbers. The airport will postpone the works from the end of this year. On the other hand, 8 new aircraft stands that have been specifically made to accomodate new, more efficient aircraft such as […]

Eastern Airways takes delivery of its 1st Embraer E190

British regional carrier Eastern Airways (which has its headquarters in Humberside, England) has taken delivery of its 1st Embraer E190 out of 3. The aircraft was previously operated by Air Moldova. Eastern Airways is planning to expand its network to the ad-hoc charter and ACMI provider markets. The airline already operates 1 Embraer E170 as […]

Alaska Airlines announces 8 new routes from LAX

Alaska Airlines has announced that it will be adding 8 new routes to its current 27 out of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Earlier this year, the airline began to fly to Spokane (Washington State), Missoula (Montana), Boise (Idaho) and Redmond (Oregon). Of course, these routes were suspended due to the coronavirus. These are Alaska […]

KLM adds Cork to its network

KLM will soon be adding Cork (a city in Southern Ireland) to its network. As of the 3rd of August, KLM will be flying every day from Amsterdam Schipol to Cork using an Embraer 175 (part of the E-Jet series). KLM was supposed to start flying to Cork in March, but due to the effects […]

Flybe has ceased operations

Flybe, a British airline mainly based in Birmingham, Manchester and Exeter, has ceased operations today. At the time of its demise, the airline flew to 56 destinations (making it Europe’s biggest regional airline) and had a fleet of 63 planes, the majority of them being De Havilland Dash 8-400’s. Many people would consider the airline […]