Aerotranscargo NL declared bankrupt before take off
26.05.2021 – 23:45 UTC
According to official records, Aerotranscargo NL (Amsterdam Schiphol), which only announced its launch in February and was due to start its flights this summer, has been declared bankrupt by the court in Noord-Holland in the Netherlands.
The judicial declaration was made on May 18, 2021 and the case was filed on May 19, 2021, under the insolvency number F.15 / 21/72. The appointed curator is Christian Hartsuiker from the law firm SWDV Advokaten with offices in Haarlem, Hoofddorp and Purmerend.
According to records, ATC NL was registered on December 3, 2020 to operate from Amsterdam Schiphol to carry freight to China, Hong Kong Int’l and the United States.
The first reports indicated that the company was a subsidiary of Aerotranscargo (F5, Chisinau), registered in Moldova, which has its operational headquarters in Sharjah (UAE) and a head office in Chisinau. However, Managing Director Peter Scholten confirmed to ch-aviation that ATC NL is not a subsidiary of Aerotranscargo in Moldova. “I was the majority shareholder of the company,” said Scholten, a former Martinair executive (MP, Amsterdam Schiphol …
Alaska Airlines increases orders for E175 and B737 MAX
14.05.2021 – 03:38 UTC
Alaska Airlines (AS, Seattle Tacoma Int’l) has ordered seventeen additional E175s and at the same time confirmed options for thirteen B737-9s.
The carrier said the nine 76-seat Embraer regional jets would be placed with its regional subsidiary Horizon Air (QX, Seattle Tacoma Int’l). Five are scheduled for delivery in 2022 and the rest in 2023. Horizon Air currently operates thirty E175s and has three more on firm order, with delivery estimated for 2022. All of its E175s are owned by Horizon Air, the owned by ch-aviation fleets shows the module. The airline also operates thirty-two DHC-8-Q400s for Alaska Airlines.
The remaining eight E175s will be delivered to independent regional capacity provider SkyWest Airlines (OO, Salt Lake City) in 2022. SkyWest currently operates 193 E175s, of which 32 for Alaska Airlines (owned by the regional carrier) and the remainder for Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. It has about twenty units of the type on firm order from Embraer and will operate them for American Airlines …