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Solitaire Air takes delivery of its first aircraft

Solitaire Air (Amman) is a new airline that has taken delivery of its first aircraft.

Copyright Photo: Malcolm Nason. Please click on the photo for more details.

Petra Airlines takes delivery of its first Airbus A320

Image: Petra Airlines.

Petra Airlines (Amman) is a new charter airline based in Jordan. It is named after the famous historic site in the country. The new airline is a member of the Rum Group for Transportation and Tourism Investment PSC. The company took delivery of the first of two A320 aircraft (A320-212 JY-PTA, msn 459) on October 7 in Amman. Riad Khashman, the Chairman and CEO of Rum Group and Petra Airlines, said that the delivery of Petra’s first A320 constitutes the beginning of the company’s operations, which fulfilled the requirements of the Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission (CARC) as a commercial air carrier.

The company is expecting to take delivery of the second A320 later this month.

Petra Airlines entered into maintenance agreements with Jordan Aircraft Maintenance Limited (JorAMCo) and Airbus International, by which Petra Airlines will receive logistical and technical support for its aircraft.

SP Cargo Air is a new Brazilian cargo operator

Copyright Photo: Robert Collazo. 727-2Q9F N740DH (msn 21930) gets another life. It is pictured at Opa-locka (near Miami) after repainting.

SP Cargo Air (Sao Paulo) is a new cargo operator in Brazil. The new airline is getting ready to acquire ex-AStar Boeing 727-2Q9F N740DH (msn 21930).

FlyMex is a new Mexican charter airline

Copyright Photo: Rurik Enriquez. Embraer ERJ 135LR XA-AMM (msn 145687) is pictured at the Toluca base. the company is expecting two more ERJ 135s.

FlyMex (flymexjets.com) (Toluca) is a new Mexican charter airline.

Victoria Falls Airways to acquire a Boeing 767-200

Victoria Falls Airways (Vicfalls Airways) (Harare), the new private airline in Zimbabwe, is planning to acquire ex-AeroSur Boeing 767-260 ER CP-2521 (msn 23107) according to this report in allAfrica.com.

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World Atlantic Airlines starts its certification process

World Atlantic Airlines (Miami) on September 10 started its FAA proving flights, hopefully leading to its AOC and Part 121 certification. The new charter airline plans to operate for federal agencies.

Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum. The first aircraft for the new company is this ex-Alaska Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83 (MD-83) N802WA (msn 53052).

Dynamic Aviation establishes Dynamic Airways as a new charter airline

Dynamic Aviation (Bridgewater Airpark, VA) has established Dynamic Airways as a new charter airline. The new airline is planning to start FAA proving flights as it prepares to obtain its AOC.

Copyright Photo: Jay Selman. The first aircraft is this ex-Midwest Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-88 now registered as N880DA (msn 49760, ex N701ME). The airliner is pictured at Charlotte.

Sideral Air Cargo is a new cargo airline in Brazil

Sideral Air Cargo is a new cargo airline in Brazil. On August 31 the new company took delivery of its first freighter. Boeing 737-3S3 (SF) PR-SDL (msn 24060, ex N312AW) was converted by AEI-Aeronautical Engineers. Further details are welcome.

Tibet Airlines orders three Airbus A319s, intends to start operations in 2011

Tibet Airlines (Lhasa) is a new airline that has ordered three Airbus A319s. The new carrier was approved by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) in March 2010 and intends to start operations in 2011.

Nile Air starts operations

Copyright Photo: Richard Vandervord.

Nile Air (Cairo) has finally commenced operations this month with two Airbus A320s. The new airline received its AOC on November 1, 2009 but did not start until this month.

Copyright Photo: Richard Vandervord. Airbus A320-232 SU-BQC (msn 3219) prepares to land at London (Heathrow). It was acquired on November 4, 2009.