Is Adria Airways’ impending use of Sukhoi-built aircraft an ominous bellwether of its future?

In what seems more a desperate, last throw of the dice than a shrewd, if albeit pragmatic change of aircraft supplier, Slovenian flag-carrier Adria Airways have quite possibly made a future-defining decision that does little to guarantee the Star Alliance member's ongoing presence in the skies of central and eastern Europe. With a potential fifteen…

Adria Airways widens regional reach with Paderborn base and additions to its fleet

Slovenian flag-carrier Adria Airways are to facilitate the opening of a new base in the German city of Paderborn with the addition of six Saab 2000 turboprop aircraft, sourced from the now defunct Switzerland-based Darwin Airline. Although only a single Saab will be based in the western German city it will enable Adria to connect…