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YanAir’s AOC is revoked, hopes to fly again

YanAir Airbus A321-112 UR-COJ (msn 765) (Allrise) (Jacques Guillem Collection). Image: 939479.

YanAir Airlines issued this statement:

Inform our passengers that at the time of checking the airline YanAir, the State Aviation Service of Ukraine decided to terminate the air operator’s certificate.

We expect renewal of the certificate in the near future and we are in a hurry to assure that all our flights are completed by partner aircraft for the period of the specified termination of the certificate.

Top Copyright Photo: YanAir Airbus A321-112 UR-COJ (msn 765) (Allrise) (Jacques Guillem Collection). Image: 939479.

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Alitalia in February – the most punctual airline according to Flightstats

Alitalia (3rd) (Societa Aerea Italiana) Airbus A321-112 I-BIXP (msn 583) LHR (SPA). Image: 940944.

Alitalia made this announcement:

Alitalia has ranked most punctual airline in the world in February 2019 with 90.12 per cent of flights landed on schedule, according to the report published by FlightStats, the authoritative US independent society which every month drafts the list of the major airlines in the world for on-time performance, comparing the data of equivalent airlines for size and network.

The analysis performed by FlightStats reported that the Alitalia’s on-time performance was, in February, more than 12 percentage points higher than the average punctuality index of world airlines (77.6%).

The data related to the month of February confirm the Italian airline’s excellent on-time performance in January when Alitalia had ranked second most punctual airline in the world. A positive trend also registered during 2018 when the Italian airline, with 83.2 per cent of flights landed on schedule, had ranked second most punctual airline in Europe and eighth in the world.

FlightStats is one of the few data service companies that monitors almost every flight operated by each airline. FlighStats follows the “A14” on-time performance method, monitoring flights which arrive at the gate less than 15 minutes after the scheduled arrival time. Full February 2019 report by Flightstats

Top Copyright Photo: Alitalia (3rd) (Societa Aerea Italiana) Airbus A321-112 I-BIXP (msn 583) LHR (SPA). Image: 940944.

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From Reuters: Lufthansa CEO calls for significant cuts at Alitalia

Alitalia's 1960 retrojet

According to a report by Reuters, Lufthansa envisions a need for a significant restructuring at Alitalia before it will entertain a bid for the ailing flag carrier of Italy.

According to Reuters, Lufthansa’s CEO Carsten Spohr stated in a letter to Italian Industry Minister Carlo Calenda that a “New Alitalia” would be much smaller in size as relating to staff and its fleet if the Lufthansa Group took control of the airline.

Read the FULL REPORT.

The Italian government and Alitalia have not commented on the report.

Copyright Photo: Alitalia (2nd) (Compagnie Aerea Italiana) Airbus A321-112 EI-IXI (msn 494) (1960 logojet) LHR (SPA). Image: 924757.

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