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EquinoxAir to be a new charter airline flying internationally from Ecuador with two used B737-700Ws on lease.

Korean Air revealed plans for a mega international low-cost carrier combining three existing budget airlines — Jin Air, Air Seoul and Air Busan — which would be operated by a separate corporation and administrators.
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Evelop from Spain and Orbest from Portugal to merge under a single brand, dubbed Iberojet. The move will probably coincide with the launch of regular scheduled flights from next season.
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Fly Big is closer to launching operations in India, as the first “proving flight” occurred on 04 December 2020.

Flyr was the selected name of the new airline by Erik Braathen, which plans to launch in 1H 2021 out of Oslo with focus on the Norwegian market.
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An airline should soon start flights in West Africa (May 2021 at the earliest). This is FlyWestAf. She will be based in Banjul, Gambia

It will operate a fleet of Q400s, will serve towns in the sub-region. She considers herself a low cost.

When we look at the management's CV (http://www.flywestaf.com/contact.php), there is a lot of experience (and a lot in Africa, that's a good thing). But we are in Africa and even with the best managers in the sector, if the authorities do anything, any project is doomed to failure.

Interview in the October December 2020 issue of African Aerospace Magazine (p32)https://www.africanaerospace.aero/publi ... 4/volume8/

The airlines website http://www.flywestaf.com/index.php

Edito of the founder of the airline, a Franco Algerian captain on 737NG / MAX, in El Watan (Algerian newspaper) https://translate.google.com/translate? ... 13-09-2020

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Sunlight Express Airways (Philippines) aims to begin domestic operations with three owned ATR72-500s by end of December 2020, when it receives its AOC. In two years, it plans to acquire more -500s and possibly switch to the -600. The carrier also applied for an approved maintenance organization licence.

World 2 Fly (Spain) expects its first plane, an Airbus A350, to arrive in March 2021 and has increased the company’s capital by €12.5 million, one of the requirements requested by Civil Aviation to obtain the necessary permits to operate. The second A350 will arrive in 2021 as well.
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HiSky Europe of Moldova has obtained its AOC, and plans to launch with two Airbus jets on lease. Official launch date and routes to be announced soon.
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Flybig Airlines of India took delivery of its first of two ATR72-500s, serial 955, and has begun proving flights from its base in Indore. The AOC is still pending and the second ATR, serial 688 is due soon.
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Sunlight Express Airways has received its Philippines AOC and will begin charter flights to several resort destinations with three ATR 72-500s.

WDL is now officially and legally known as German Airways. The AOC will also be switched over, and the new ICAO three-letter code is now GER.
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Air Taxi India is the newest airline in the country, having obtained its operating permit. The carrier is set to launch regional operations with Tecnam P2006T VT-ATC aircraft.

Bees Airline plans to acquire two more used B737-800s in spring 2021, following its planned launch in late January 2021 with two initial -800s. The carrier will begin with charter flights, then open regular flights from Ukraine.
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sn26567 wrote: 16 Dec 2020, 23:54 HiSky Europe of Moldova has obtained its AOC, and plans to launch with two Airbus jets on lease. Official launch date and routes to be announced soon.
HiSky A319, ER-SKY.
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Routes are actually known. IAS - DUB, IAS - FRA and IAS - STN, the launching date should be known very soon, it might be around end March 2021.
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OTT Airlines (China) to launch operations on 28 December 2020 out of Shanghai Hongqiao airport with three ARJ21-700s.
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SKS Airways of Malaysia has received its second DHC300 as it prepares to receive its AOC ahead of its inaugural service in February 2021. Both Twin Otters were purchased from RUAG MRO (Switzerland).

Swiss Skies has rebranded itself as Moov Airways and still plans to launch a new long-haul, budget carrier operating out of Basel airport with A321XLR aircraft. The CEO Alvaro Oliveira aims to raise US$112 million. Flights out of Lugano are also being planned.

Zenith Aero plans to file papers soon to obtain its Mexican AOC and construct a MRO facility at Chichen Itza. The planned charter airline aims to acquire six ATR72s, and later Airbus aircraft.
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Aero K received its AOC in South Korea for international and domestic operations. The carrier can commence operations after the necessary procedures, which includes obtaining a route permit.

Spanish tour operator Avoris Travel has finalised the union of its two airlines, Evelop and Orbest, under the Iberojet brand.

CMA CGM of France plans to establish its own cargo airline — CMA CGA Air Cargo — and is set to acquire two ex-Qatar Airways A330-200Fs. The plans were prompted after the deal with Groupe Dubreuil Aero to acquire a 30% stake fell through.
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sn26567 wrote: 17 Dec 2020, 18:21 Flybig Airlines of India took delivery of its first of two ATR72-500s, serial 955, and has begun proving flights from its base in Indore. The AOC is still pending and the second ATR, serial 688 is due soon.
Flybig Airlines has received its AOC and begun selling flight tickets for 1Q 2021 with two ATR72-500s. The carrier is in talks with Hindustan Aeronautics to buy four Indian-made Do-228s.

Spain’s Tenerife island will establish a new airline promoted by small and medium business in 2021. The consortium wants to control their own ticket prices and is mulling flights abroad.
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Aerosul Taxi Aereo is the latest airline to launch in Brazil, after being certified by regulators. The airline will launch out of Arapongas with C208B Grand Caravan.
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Montenegro’s government launches the process of incorporating a new flag carrier that will be named 2 Montenegro. The government will seek to keep part of the personnel of Montenegro Airlines, which is being liquidated. An offer to acquire the carrier from a private citizen was rejected.
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ETF Airways aims to launch as a new Croatian charter flying to European and other destinations with B737.
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sn26567 wrote: 04 Jan 2021, 17:38 Montenegro’s government launches the process of incorporating a new flag carrier that will be named 2 Montenegro. The government will seek to keep part of the personnel of Montenegro Airlines, which is being liquidated. An offer to acquire the carrier from a private citizen was rejected.
Montenegro’s government registered 2Montenegro and earmarked €30 million in start-up capital for the new national carrier. A new name and brand with be selected at a later date.
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Kairos Air plans to launch domestic operations in Italy on 01 July 2021 with two ATR72s out of Ancona. The founder is Luisa Davanzali. The founding consortium including Air Nostrum (Spain).

North Macedonia’s government will provide US$1.3 million in subsidies to airlines in 2021 in order for them to launch new routes to the country.
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sn26567 wrote: 14 Dec 2020, 17:25 World 2 Fly (Spain) expects its first plane, an Airbus A350, to arrive in March 2021 and has increased the company’s capital by €12.5 million, one of the requirements requested by Civil Aviation to obtain the necessary permits to operate. The second A350 will arrive in 2021 as well.
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sn26567 wrote: 29 Dec 2020, 21:38 Spanish tour operator Avoris Travel has finalised the union of its two airlines, Evelop and Orbest, under the Iberojet brand.
Their new livery, still similar graphics to the 2 merged airlines :
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