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Wizz Air picks up Gatwick slots from Norwegian Air Shuttle

Wizz Air acquires 15 daily slot pairs at London Gatwick from Norwegian Air Shuttle, continuing its expansion plans ...


EU extends airport slot relief until October 2022

The European Union Commission has extended airport slot relief rules until October 29, 2022. ...


Flybe’s operating license revoked, averting slot transfer to new owner

The UK government revoked Flybe’s operating license, preventing the airline’s owners from a possible slot sale by new owners....


Did you know how expensive is flying?

Over the last decade, with the rise of low-cost airlines, flying became accessible to the masses - over 4.3 billion passengers were carried on scheduled flights in 2018 and the number is still on the...


Monetizing Slots, Gates and Routes

Slots, Gates and Routes (SGR) are immensely valuable assets for airlines, referred to commonly as “intangible” assets for valuation and collateralization. For operators, SGR assets represent strategic long-term competitive advantages and their value helps to raise additional capital for airlines, predominantly based in North America. mba estimates that close to $8.0bn US of debt was outstanding as of December 2016 utilizing slots, gat...


IAG buys Monarch’s slots, increases presence at Gatwick by third

International Airlines Group (IAG), the owner of British Airways, is purchasing the London Gatwick airport slots from the administrator of the recently-bankrupt UK carrier Monarch Airlines....