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AirBaltic (Latvia) and Finnair (Finland) are separately considering purchase of Finncomm (Finland)

posted Jul 18, 2010, 3:07 AM by Rowan Hewitt

Aviator.aero Daily News 16JUL2010

AirBaltic (Latvia) and Finnair (Finland) are Finnair (Finland) are separately considering purchase of Finncomm (Finland), as regional carrier reportedly for sale.

Kenya Airways to not sell any of its shares in Precision Air when Tanzanian carrier offers stock to public later in 2010, both companies confirmed. Carrier wants to raise about US$28 million by selling 65 percent to fund acquisitions of new aircraft for route expansion.

Bombardier Aerospace (Canada) plans to invest US$30 million to support growing fleet of business and commercial aircraft in Asia-Pacific region.

Air Nigeria to soon launch services from Lagos to Brazzaville, its ninth regional destination.

Fokker Aircraft Services (Netherlands) receives maintenance approval from CAA of United Arab Emirates to maintain UAE-registered aircraft worldwide.

Qatar Airways to stick with its expansion plans even amid mounting evidence that global growth is set to slow, according to CEO Akbar al-Baker. Carrier has US$35 billion worth of aircraft on order.

Nigeria hopes to obtain FAA certification before October 2010, according to its CAA chief Harold Demuren.

Jetscape (US) places one new E175 on lease to Royal Jordanian Airlines for eight years. Aircraft to be delivered direct from Embraer to carrier in October 2010.

Sukhoi (Russia) plans to conclude contract with South-East Asian carrier on delivery of 30 Superjet 100s at Farnborough Air Show