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New look plane ITA Airways

Italy’s ‘new’, government-owned airline, ITA Airways (IATA code AZ, same as its predecessor Alitalia), officially launched operations on Friday 15 October. The airline plans to operate with 52 Airbus aircraft this winter (seven A330-200s, 27 A320s and 18 A319s). The airline’s future fleet plans appear to be 100% focussed on Airbus aircraft, including the A220-series. […]

October 18, 2021 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

Dornier flying

Denver Air Connection (IATA code KG) is a subsidiary of Colorado-based Key Lime Air. It operates a fleet of seven aircraft according to planespotters.net; three 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145s, three 30-seat Dornier Do-328JETs and an Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia. It recently replaced Boutique Air in offering 6-weekly service from Ironwood in North Michigan to both Chicago ORD […]

October 15, 2021 | Airlines, News & Analysis, North America

USA Air Service October 2021

The latest daily figures provided by the US TSA show that average weekly passenger numbers passing through US airports have stabilised at around 70%-80% of the level they were back in 2019, with that figure rising to around 85% on national holidays such as Independence Day (4 July) and Labor Day (6 September). With another […]

Italy welcomed almost 193 million passengers through its airports in 2019, making it Europe’s sixth busiest country for air traffic demand after the UK (300m), Spain (275m), Germany (248m), Turkey (209m) and France (201m). Last year traffic fell by 73% to just under 53m with pre-pandemic traffic in January and February accounting for 44% of […]

October 5, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis