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Avianca Brasil in negotiations with United to deepen codeshare agreement

Avianca Brasil CEO Frederico Pedreira said the carrier is in negotiations with United Continental Holdings to deepen its codeshare agreement, with the ultimate aim of reaching a global

Bombardier ‘deeply disappointed’ by US decision on C Series tariffs

Bombardier VP communications and public affairs Mike Nadolski issued (20-Dec-2017) the following statement in response to tariff determinations issued by the US Department of Commerce: Evidence presented at

Canada ‘deeply troubled’ by US decision on C Series duties for import

Canada‘s Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland issued (20-Dec-2017) a statement on the US Department of Commerce’s final duty determinations on Bombardier C Series aircraft, reporting the Government of Canada

US Secretary of Commerce: C Series tariffs ‘based on a full and unbiased review of the facts’

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced (20-Dec-2017) affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty and countervailing duty investigations of the import of 100 to 150

US Commerce Department finds for Boeing in C Series dumping cases, sets tariffs totalling 292.21%

US Department of Commerce (DoC) made (20-Dec-2017) affirmative final determinations concerning antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations for the import of Bombardier C Series aircraft from Canada to

Hawaiian Airlines to attack Hawaii-US west cost market with A321neo aircraft

Hawaiian Airlines president and CEO Mark Dunkerley stated the A321neo is “ideally suited” for the Hawaii-US west coast market (AINonline.com, 18-Dec-2017). Mr Dunkerley said that Hawaiian previously “left

Southwest Airlines takes delivery of sixth new 737-800 aircraft for Dec-2017

CAPA – Centre for Aviation stated (19-Dec-2017) Southwest Airlines received a new Boeing 737-800 (N8558Z, MSN 63602), as recorded by the CAPA Fleet Database. The aircraft is the sixth 737-800 to be

Brazilian Chamber of Deputies approves wording of Brazil-US open skies agreement

Brazil‘s Lower House (Chamber of Deputies) approved (19-Nov-2017) the Open Skies agreement signed with the US in Mar-2011. The framework will now be sent to

Southwest Florida International Airport pax up 5%, cargo up 3% in Nov-2017

Fort Myers Southwest Florida International Airport reported (19-Dec-2017) the following traffic highlights for Nov-2017: Passengers: 767,064, +5.4% year-on-year; Cargo: 1327 tonnes, +3.2%; Aircraft movements: 6983, +3.5%.

737 MAX 7 may not survive if Bombardier continues with pricing strategy: Boeing

Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Kevin McAllister warned the 737 MAX 7 may not survive if Bombardier continues to sell aircraft below fair market value (Bloomberg/Telegraph, 19-Dec-2017). “Our Max

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