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Aurora, the Russian Far Eastern airline, should be created by September 2021, says the government. The carrier will operate with reliance on state subsidies.

Red Air has secured its Dominican Republic AOC ahead of the start of its operations in the country.
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sn26567 wrote: 20 Oct 2020, 22:51 Flair Airlines CEO Stephen Jones wants the Canadian airline to have 50 aircraft in the next few years.
Flair Airlines begins service today with the first of 13 new B737-8 joining the fleet. The inaugural flight of Flair’s first new MAX will depart Edmonton and arrive in Toronto. By the middle of 2022, Flair will have a fleet of 16 aircraft and be well on the way to achieving its ambition of growing to 50 planes within five years.
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sn26567 wrote: 24 Mar 2021, 16:47
sn26567 wrote: 06 May 2020, 22:25 Sky Alps (Italy) delayed its launch until December 2020, with first flights from Trapani to Bolzano and Rome.
Sky Alps to now launch operations on 29 May 2021, flying from Bolzano to Catania, Cagliari and Lamezia Terme, with two DHC8s.
Sky Alps was forced to delay its first flight on 14 June 2021, due to missing documents. The two DHC8s will arrive later this week as a result.
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AlisCargo Airlines (Italy) plans to launch operations from Milan Malpensa with two converted B777-200ER, including MSN 30871. The initial capital is €6.7 million, while chairman is Fulvio Gismondi, CEO is Francesco Rebaudo, and CCO is Ulrich Ogiermann. The first routes will connect Italy with Asia-Pacific and North America.
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sn26567 wrote: 08 Jun 2021, 15:39 Flyr has launched advance sales of tickets to eight destinations from Oslo, beginning 30 June 2021.
Flyr has been issued an AOC by the Norwegian CAA. The first flight from Oslo to Tromso is scheduled for 30 June 2021 with B737-800, MSN 40014.
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Airhub took delivery of one A340-300, MSN 668, the first A340 of four to be added to its Maltese AOC fleet. The aircraft will begin flying in July 2021, and may be utilised for cargo operations. Airhub has the capacity for up to 10 additional mixed type aircraft in the fleet by end of 2021.
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sn26567 wrote: 11 Mar 2021, 21:06
sn26567 wrote: 21 Jan 2021, 17:20 Air Premia of South Korea is expected to receive an AOC and acquire a B787-9 in February 2021.
Air Premia to introduce its first aircraft, a B787-9, as early as April 2021, with two more due in the year when it launches operations. The carrier recently secured US$57 million investment to help finance its operations.
Air Premia has yet to secure its AOC due to pending documentation and inspections. The delay may push its launch into 2022.
sn26567 wrote: 17 Jan 2021, 23:10 Green Africa Airways has applied for a Nigerian AOC ahead of entry into the domestic market space.
Green Africa Airways now plans to begin operations in August 2021 due to a delay in securing its AOC.
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sn26567 wrote: 03 May 2021, 15:49 Itapemirim has received its AOC in Brazil, with flights due to begin in coming weeks with A320.
Itapemirim was authorised by ANAC to start its operations to the public and should start selling tickets in the coming days.
Itapemirim Transportes Aereos will make its inaugural flight on 29 June 2021, with the San Paulo Guarulhos – Brasilia route. The new airline will operate 35 routes by June 2022.
TLspotting wrote: 03 May 2021, 11:31 Start-up airline Pragusa announces direct flights from New York-Newark and Los Angeles to Dubrovnik :

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/prag ... dubrovnik/

(A333 & A343)
Pragusa.One misses its planned launch dates for flights from Dubrovnik to Newark and Los Angeles with wet-leased A330-200 and A340-300 aircraft.
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sn26567 wrote: 22 Jun 2021, 16:53 Itapemirim Transportes Aereos will make its inaugural flight on 29 June 2021, with the San Paulo Guarulhos – Brasilia route. The new airline will operate 35 routes by June 2022.
Itapemirim Transportes Aereos launched operations, with an inaugural flight between Sao Paulo Guarulhos and Brasília on 29 June 2021 with A320.
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sn26567 wrote: 14 Jun 2021, 23:29
sn26567 wrote: 24 Mar 2021, 16:47 Sky Alps to now launch operations on 29 May 2021, flying from Bolzano to Catania, Cagliari and Lamezia Terme, with two DHC8s.
Sky Alps was forced to delay its first flight on 14 June 2021, due to missing documents. The two DHC8s will arrive later this week as a result.
Sky Alps plans flights to Hamburg, Nuremberg, London, Rotterdam, and Copenhagen. and hopes to join the Star Alliance. The carrier is also keen on expanding the fleet with more DHC8s.
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sn26567 wrote: 23 Oct 2020, 23:19 Emerald Airlines was established by Conor McCarthy as a passenger airline in hopes it can secure the contract to operate the Aer Lingus Regional service.
Emerald Airlines is finalising steps to launch services by October 2021 as the final contracts are expected to be signed soon. An interim operator on PSO routes will be secured for the interim. Emerald should have 14 aircraft in service and about 400 staff by the end of 2022.
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sn26567 wrote: 18 Mar 2021, 16:11 Green Airlines has announced its maiden flight, which will fly from Paderborn/Lippstadt to Sylt on 26 March 2021, with ATR72-500.
Just Us Air from Romania to operate A319 flights for Green Airlines from Paderborn-Lippstadt and Rostock-Laage beginning 08 July 2021. Initially, the routes will be served with a B737-300 from ALK Airlines of Bulgaria.

The new German virtual airline Lalona Air selected Danish airline Air Alsie as its airline partner to operate its flights.
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sn26567 wrote: 19 May 2021, 17:41 World2fly will be able to operate any of the Iberia (Spain) routes, following MOU signed between the parent of World2fly and Iberia.
World2Fly says it may grow its fleet once the alliance with Iberia is executed. The deal might include the transfer of slots. In 2022, World2Fly is going to have two A350s flying and one A330 as a backup.
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sn26567 wrote: 08 Jan 2021, 16:30 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 includes Air Nostrum (Spain).
Kairos Air is still awaiting slot allocations and the finalisation of its aircraft wet-lease contract with Danish Air Transport before launching operations. The new roadmap suggests autumn 2021.

LeOne (also from Italy) now plans to launch operations in mid-July 2021, flying one BE1900D from Pescara to Lamezia, Corfu, Dubrovnik, Figari, Pantelleria and Split.
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Not new airline but I don’t know where else to post this. But GQ - SkyExpress of Greece just announced in their social media the addition of 6 atr 72-600 aircraft. One has already flown in to Athens in its new colours - which looks great.

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Air Arabia and Armenian National Interests Fund plan to launch a new joint-venture budget airline with Yerevan as its base.

Regional Linhas Aereas is a new airline established by VoePass (Brazil), who started the certification process of the new entrant.
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sn26567 wrote: 22 Jun 2021, 16:53 Air Premia has yet to secure its AOC due to pending documentation and inspections. The delay may push its launch into 2022.
Air Premia has obtained government approval for its operations and received its AOC. The carrier still needs to report its routes to the South Korea aviation authority before it begins operations.
sn26567 wrote: 06 Jul 2021, 18:14 Just Us Air from Romania to operate A319 flights for Green Airlines from Paderborn-Lippstadt and Rostock-Laage beginning 08 July 2021. Initially, the routes will be served with a B737-300 from ALK Airlines of Bulgaria.
Green Airlines is applying for its own AOC, as another airline partner withdrew.
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S7 Airlines is expected to announce the creation of an LCC next week.
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sn26567 wrote: 29 Mar 2021, 16:17 Norse Atlantic Airways is close to signing its first lease agreements, which will be for B787s on 12-year terms at “competitive” rates.
Norse Atlantic Airways aims to begin operations by December 2021 as it continues the process of obtaining air operator licenses.
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