BREAKING: Norwegian axes Argentinian subsidiary

AeroTime Daily News | December 4, 2019
Virgin Group founder Richard Branson has reportedly backtracked on plans to sell a 31% stake of Virgin Atlantic to Air France-KLM. Branson will retain full control of the airline after scrapping the deal, which would have seen the Franco-Dutch group acquire a 51% majority stake in the carrier.
Nine years ago, United Airlines has decided that (then upcoming) Airbus A350XWB was the best fit for its future fleet. Now, almost a decade later, the airline still upholds the decision but struggles with the “fit to fleet” part, delaying their arrival well into the 2020s.
Norwegian Air Shuttle is selling its Argentinian subsidiary Norwegian Air Argentina (NAA) to JetSMART Airlines, as it struggles to straighten out its finances. 
An F-16 Fighting Falcon of the United States Air Force crashed as it was about to land on Kunsan Air Base, near Gunsan, South Korea. The pilot managed to eject from his aircraft. The crash is the latest in a series of incidents involving an F-16 in the last few months.
The French General Directorate of Civil Aviation required airlines to cut 20% of their flights over French territory on December 5, 2019, in anticipation of an inter-professional strike. Several airlines have already announced cancellations.
United Airlines has finally decided on which aircraft will replace its aging Boeing 757-200 fleet. The spot is going to be occupied by a brand new extra long-range narrow-body, the Airbus A321XLR. The first of new airliners are expected to serve United’s international routes already in 2024, the U.S. legacy carrier announced on December 3, 2019. 

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