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easyJet Switzerland will add five A320neos to 4T21
06.05.2021 – 10:24 am UTC
easyJet Switzerland (DS, Geneva) has announced that it will take delivery of its first five A320-200Ns in the fourth quarter of 2021. While the aircraft will be based at the two LCC bases, Geneva and Basel / Mulhouse / Friborg, CH, the carrier did not provide a breakdown of their allocation.
Currently, easyJet’s Swiss unit (U2, London Luton) operates five A319-100s and twenty-two A320-200s, the advanced ch-aviation fleets module shows. easyJet Europe (CE, Vienna), the group’s Austrian technical subsidiary, operates four A321-200NX in parallel with 115 A320ceo family aircraft, while easyJet UK (U2, London Luton) has thirty-seven A320-200N and ten A321 -200NX in its fleet, alongside 133 aircraft of the A320ceo family. The group’s parent company no longer operates any aircraft directly.
easyJet has ninety-two A320-200N and sixteen A321-200NX on firm order from Airbus.
In Switzerland, Swiss already operates three A320-200N and two A321-200NX as part of its narrowbody fleet, with fourteen and six other units of the respective types on …
Flybe from UK. secures Heathrow locations
03.05.2021 – 03:28 UTC
flybe. (BE, Exeter) is moving towards its relaunch under a new owner and a certificate issued to shell company Thyme Opco, having secured slots for national services from London Heathrow.
According to one opinion, flybe. secured slots from British Airways for services to Aberdeen Dyce (up to 3 times per day) and Edinburgh (up to 4 times per week), April 28, 2021 until end of season Summer 2021 on October 30, 2021. In total, the carrier has collected 43 pairs of slots at England’s largest airport.
Once launched, flybe. (2021) would fully replace British Airways on services from Heathrow to Aberdeen and Edinburgh. easyJet serves Scottish airports from other London airports: to Aberdeen from London Gatwick and to Edinburgh from Gatwick, London Luton and London Stansted. British Airways also serves Edinburgh from London City with flights operated by BA CityFlyer.
The airline’s only aircraft, the DHC-8-Q400 G-CLXC (msn 4014), remains in storage at Exeter Airport. The former Austrian Airlines plane was …
Eurowings plans more bases outside DACH countries
04/30.2021 – 10:21 am UTC
Preparing for pan-European expansion, Eurowings (EW, Düsseldorf Int’l) is in talks with numerous airports and local authorities over plans for several potential bases outside of its main German-speaking markets, CEO Jens Bischof said at the meeting. ‘a CAPA webinar.
“We were able to identify [potential bases] in the Nordic countries, but also in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe … We are already in very specific and very developed talks with the airports, the communities, of course, the governments. We will do it [launch the bases] over the next, say, three to nine months, depending on how quickly we recover from COVID-19, ”he said.
Although he did not identify any specific airports, he clarified that Eurowings hoped to transform into a low-cost pan-European carrier operating services beyond Germany. The Lufthansa Group LCC already has bases outside its home market in Salzburg in Austria, Palma de Mallorca and Pristina in Kosovo.
“I think the current situation, the pandemic, will open up new opportunities … The presence of the Eurowings brand is not where it should …