AirlinesLufthansa Group to Purchase Five Additional 787 Dreamliners
Boeing and the Lufthansa Group today announced the airline group will continue its fleet modernization with a new order for five 787-9 Dreamliners.
The incremental order further supports the group’s efforts to reduce complexity in its long-haul fleet and improve overall environmental performance by introducing more fuel-efficient widebody jets.LinkMysterous Super Air Jet to focus on tech-savvy millennial travelers
Super Air Jet is a new prospective airline in Indonesia.
The new carrier is in the AOC process.
According to Reuters and other industry sources, the upstart has ties to the Lion Air Group.
The upstart will operate Airbus A320s and will appeal to tech-savvy millennial flyers.LinkDelta Air Lines and Sabre sign transformative agreement
Delta Air Lines and Sabre announced on Monday a transformative global distribution agreement that will evolve their long-standing partnership and drive change in the travel industry through commercial and technological innovation. The new, value-based, multi-year distribution agreement represents an industry-first model that creates value for the entire travel ecosystem, including travel agencies and travelers.LinkPRAGUSA.ONE has big plans, will it fly?
PRAGUSA.ONE (London) is a new UK airline that wants to fly from Dubrovnik and Prague to many long-haul destinations using Airbus A330, A340 and A350 aircraft.
The British company is applying for an AOC in Croatia.
The upstart is planning to launch operations next month with leased Airbus aircraft.LinkThe return of Flybe with the help of Cyrus Capital
Flybe, at least a second version, is being prepared for a relaunch this summer on domestic routes in the United Kingdom.
Last month, the British CAA granted the new airline an AOC as well as Type A and B route licenses, enabling the carrier to operate both charter and scheduled services.LinkFinnair expands its Taste of Finnair meal sales in Finland
Finnair is expanding its Taste of Finnair meal sales in Finland: from Monday May 3, the hand-made meals from Finnair Kitchen are available in Foodora online food delivery service. In addition, meals continue to be available in selected K stores.LinkSIA gains $1.5 billion through jet sale-and-leaseback deals
Singapore Airlines (SIA1) (SINGY) (SIA) reported having raised more than $1.5 billion through sale-and-leaseback transactions for 11 aircraft.
SIA announced having completed sale-and-leaseback transactions (S&LB) for 11 aircraft, including 7 Airbus A350-900s and 4 Boeing 787-10s, which helped the air carrier to strengthen its liquidity position by more than $1.5 billion (SGD2 billion).LinkLufthansa continues cost-cuts, plans to lay off 10,000 staff
After reporting a net loss of more than €1 billion in Q1, 2021, Lufthansa (LHAB) (LHA) decided to eliminate 10,000 jobs starting from early 2022.
While presenting Lufthansa’s (LHAB) (LHA) quarterly results, Chief Financial Office Remco Steenbergen confirmed that the airline was "preparing for layoffs" and intended to "make comparable savings in staffing costs".Link