Monday, February 02, 2009

Some Good Airline News

We’ve previously mused about how provincial Americans can be. Even experienced world travelers can get stuck in the mode of assuming that the only airlines out there are U.S. or European, and that they’re all in financial trouble. So we’re pleased to note that elsewhere in the world, some airlines are making a go of it. The four most recent headlines from Alternative Airline News:

Ethiopia looks set to get a new domestic airline.
Mon 2-Feb-2009

Air Ethiopia is the brainchild of Capt. Abera and will operate Ethiopian domestic slights, possibly later this month.

BOA Bolivian airlines set to take off.

Mon 2-Feb-2009

New Bolivian state owned airline BOA looks good to go, at last....

Indochina Airlines flies high.

Mon 2-Feb-2009

Indochina Airlines of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam has an encouraging first two months of operation.

Adria Airways fleet now complete.
Fri 30-Jan-2009
Adria Airways take delivery of fleet completing CRJ900.