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Breeze Airways of the United States details its launch network
24.05.2021 – 07:33 UTC
Breeze Airways (MXY, Salt Lake City) described its initial route network ahead of its now fixed debut on May 27. As recently reported, the start-up has completed its certification with the US Department of Transportation (DOT).
In a statement, Breeze Airways said it would focus on serving four major base airports, namely Tampa Int’l, FL; Charleston, SC; New Orleans Int’l, LA; and Norfolk Int’l, VA using its fleet of E190 / E195.
Departing from Tampa Bay, it will inaugurate a service on 10 routes, most of which are currently not served:
- Charleston, SC (as of May 27);
- Louisville Int’l, KY (May 28);
- Tulsa Int’l, OK; (June 4);
- Norfolk Int’l, VA (June 10);
- Bentonville / Fayetteville, AR (June 17);
- Akron / Canton, OH (June 26);
- Oklahoma City Will Rogers World, OK (July 1);
- Columbus John Glenn, OH (July 3);
- Huntsville, AL (July 22); and
- Richmond Int’l, VA (July 22).
Departing from Charleston, Breeze will inaugurate its service to 11 markets, most …
Chinese AJ group enters race for HNA group assets
24.05.2021 – 06:38 UTC
Shanghai-based wealth and asset management firm AJ Group has been revealed as one of the investors in a consortium Juneyao Air (HO, Shanghai Hongqiao) has established to, among other things, acquire the group’s assets. HNA bankrupt.
In a scholarship filing, AJ said he would contribute no more than CNY 4 billion yuan ($ 621.7 million) to the Shanghai aviation technology partnership firm Jidaohang, including the Global War Chest. would amount to CNY 30 billion (USD 4.663 billion).
The vehicle was created by Juneyao Air earlier this month by its Shanghai subsidiary Juneyao Aviation Investment Co. and several strategic investors. Besides AJ Group, Juneyao Air plans to contribute up to CNY 5 billion (USD 777.13 million) to Shanghai Jidaohang.
AJ and Juneyao Air are both controlled by Juneyao Group.
Last week, Fosun Group’s retail unit, Shanghai Yuyuan Tourist Mart Group, announced that it will team up with other investors to form its own CNY 40 billion ($ 6.217 billion) joint venture to also target to acquire the airlines of the HNA group. The private company Fosun would have set its sights on Hainan Airlines and …
China Southern Air Cargo is preparing to secure OL
24.05.2021 – 05:42 UTC
China Southern Air Cargo (CZ, Guangzhou) is expected to be granted an operator license by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) nearly six months after its application.
According to a regulatory notice announced last week, the regulator said it has now completed its initial review and now plans to officially grant it a commercial public air transport license. Public comments on the proposed move are expected by June 3, 2021.
The wholly-owned subsidiary of China Southern Airlines (CZ, Guangzhou) has a registered capital of CNY 1 billion yuan (USD 149.39 million), of which 40% is in cash, the remainder to come in the form of investments. According to CAAC, China Southern Air Cargo will have three B777-Fs, one of which will be leased and the other two will be owned.
China Southern Air Cargo will also use Guangzhou as its main hub along with its parent company’s CZ code, logo and livery, aircraft, and take-off and landing slots. However, once fully operational, the freight carrier will request its own route authorities and …