Tag: privatization

Do or die: Air India will have to cease operations if not privatized, says minister

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 28, 2019 17:15

India's debt-crippled national carrier Air India will have to shut down if a new attempt to sell the troubled airline fails to find a buyer, the country's Aviation Minister Hardeep ... Read More

With 71 new jet deliveries, TAP Air Portugal launches new Chicago, San Francisco & Washington, DC flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 15:45

TAP Air Portugal just added the 100th aircraft to its fleet, an Airbus A330neo, as the carrier prepares to inaugurate service tomorrow from Chicago O’Hare, and later this month from ... Read More

Praia de Santa Maria: Cabo Verde new livery landed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019 03:58

The 'Praia de Santa Maria' arrived from Boston to the Nelson Mandela Airport in Capem Verde last Friday night carrying 134 passengers on board. “Praia de Santa Maria”, whose name ... Read More

Tanzania government sticks to its fists over privatized state hotels

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 30, 2019 20:58

The Tanzania government once again warned investors over a possible re-possession of poorly-performing hotels and lodges in northern Tanzania wildlife parks after owners failed to provide quality services and a ... Read More

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 00:20

Discover Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico's first-ever Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), announced today that 2019 Q1 lodging demand is on par with 2017 Q1 levels just fourteen months post-hurricane Maria, signaling ... Read More

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 16:20

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO addressed the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha, Qatar today: It is a great pleasure to be here in Qatar ... Read More

Over 30 countries attending Global Investment in Aviation Summit in Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 8, 2019 09:10

The Global Investment in Aviation Summit, an initiative of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority, will be held on 27-29 January 2019 at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City with the ... Read More

Economist: Caribbean Airlines is a liability to Jamaica’s government

editor editor- December 19, 2011 06:58

The Government's minority stake in Caribbean Airlines (CAL), the new parent airline of Air Jamaica, may come with the risk of having to assume more debt, which would contradict the ... Read More

TSA ends airport Screening Partnership Program

editor editor- January 31, 2011 00:44

WASHINGTON - The American Federation of Government Employees praised Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole for putting a stop to the privatization of this country's airport Read More

RwandAir privatization will come

editor editor- July 6, 2010 07:08

(eTN) The Rwandan national airline, RwandAir, is continuing to work towards achieving operational and financial status, which will allow the government to rekindle the search for a partner airline. Read More

RwandAir privatization update

editor editor- January 25, 2010 03:31

The Rwandan national airline has reaffirmed its desire to continue with the privatization process at some stage in the future, when the value of RwandAir has increased and interest in ... Read More

Puerto Rico seeks to privatize Luis Munoz Marin airport

editor editor- December 8, 2009 06:58

San Juan - Puerto Rico is seeking permission to privatize operations at its main airport under a federal program meant to finance aviation improvements, officials said. Read More

Ethiopia sells tourism operator, hotel

editor editor- November 24, 2009 06:53

Ethiopia’s government sold National Tour Operation and Travel Agency Enterprise to ABC Plc, the country’s largest car-rental company, Capital reported, citing Wondafrashe Assefa, a spokesman for t Read More

Greeks welcome Mid-East interest in national airline

editor editor- October 28, 2008 03:47

Greek Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis has welcomed Qatar Airways interest in the privatization of Greece's state-owned Olympic Airlines. Read More

European Commission approves plan to privatize Greek airline

editor editor- September 19, 2008 03:55

ATHENS: The European Commission on Wednesday approved a Greek government proposal to shut down and sell Olympic Airlines, also ordering the debt-ridden state carrier to pay back €850 million in ... Read More

Serbia decides to privatize national airline

editor editor- June 6, 2008 04:29

Serbia has decided to privatize JAT Airways, the Balkan country’s national airline, over the course of the summer. The flag carrier will be officially listed for sale by the end ... Read More

Czech government seeks adviser in privatization of national airline CSA

editor editor- April 3, 2008 02:06

Prague, Czech Republic - The Czech government will launch a tender this month for an adviser in the privatization of state-run airline CSA, Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek said Wednesday. Topolanek ... Read More

Malawi puts state airline privatization on hold

editor editor- January 29, 2008 05:27

LILONGWE - Malawi has put the privatisation of its state-owned airline on hold after failing to come to an agreement with the leading bidder, South Africa's Comair, Transport Minister Henry ... Read More