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Djibouti Air To Start Flying As New National Carrier On 22 Feb 2011

posted Feb 1, 2011, 1:01 AM by Elaine Bell
Aviator.aero Daily News - 31 JAN 2011

SpiceJet (India) to receive first of 15 Q400s in June 2011, with eight by end 2011 and balance of 15 during 2012. Source_1


Titan Airways (UK) purchases RJ100 from BAe Systems. Source_1


Air Nigeria and National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers NAAPE partner to build local workforce for growth of aviation industry. Source_1


airBaltic VP Janis Vanags says airline survival based on international transit traffic as Baltic market too small for sustenance. Source_1


Afriqiyah (Libya) and Kenya Airways seeking approval for direct flights to Abuja. Source_1


Croatia Airlines and JAT Airways (Serbia) to fly between Zagreb and Belgrade by end of 2011, re-connecting capitals for first time since 1991. Source_1


SpiceJet (India) to start regional services on 16 non-metro routes with Q400s from July 2011, with three bases: one each in east, north and south India. Source_1


Camair-co (Cameroon) schedules first flight on 28 March 2011, after minister of state for transport, Bello Bouba Maigari, commissions new director general Alain Vanet and deputy director general Emmanuel Ndoh Mboozoo. Source_1


Djibouti Air to start flying as new national carrier on 22 February 2011 between Djibouti and Dubai, with B737-200 followed by B737-300 in March 2011, says CEO Shabab Attarzadeh. Majority shareholder and chairman Saeed Lootah also head of Lootah Group. Carrier to expand flights to Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Yemen, during first six months. Source_1