Fleet Lists

US’s Connect Airlines reveals ambitious fleet growth plan

Waltzing Matilda Aviation (MW, New Bedford) – the parent of nascent scheduled brand Connect Airlines – plans aggressive fleet growth in the first decade of operation, from five DHC-8-Q400s to 500 hydrogen-powered electrical turboprops, including 400 new Avions de Transport Regional ATR72Es, regulatory filings reveal. This is according to supporting documents in a May 17 …

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United Airlines suspends seven routes due to lack of B777s

US’s Republic Airways applies for pilot hours exemption 12.05.2022 – 14:00 UTC Republic Airways (YX, Indianapolis Int’l) has petitioned the US Department of Transportation for an exemption to allow it to recruit pilots with 750 flight hours – half the current requirement – to start operating commercial flights under strict conditions. The US regional capacity …

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Saber to stand trial in American Airlines anti-trust case

American Airlines Group has won a court ruling that clears a path for a new trial next month on its claims that ticketing platform Saber Holdings Corporation abused its market power and caused the airline USD300 million in overcharges and lost profit, Reuters reports. The US District Court for the Southern District of New York, …

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