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Jean-Marc Eustache inducted into Canadian Travel Hall of Fame

Transat A.T. Inc. acknowledged the induction of its President and Chief Executive Officer, Jean-Marc Eustache, into the Canadian Travel Hall of Fame, and it was announced at the TravelPulse Canada Reader’s Choice Awards ceremony in Toronto yesterday.   Mr. Eustache was selected …

Manchester-Mumbai link to be launched in November by Jet Airways

The start of flights from Manchester to Mumbai, with four frequencies a week is set to launch on November 5 by Jet Airways.       The Indian carrier is expected to claim market leadership between the UK and Mumbai, …

Cuban plane crashes on take 0ff, no casualties reported

Cuban television reported that a Cubana de Aviacion Boeing 737-200 with 104 people on board crashed on Friday after takeoff from Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport.   The report said three passengers were in critical condition after surviving the crash. …

To enhance tourism, Qantas Airways drops Perth to Broome flight cost

A contract between Qantas and the state government will witness flights from Perth to Broome cost less than $200, a cutback of over $200 related to a return trip.   At $199, special weekend fares will be available for one-way …

New food and beverage outlets lead to 370 new jobs at Auckland Airport

A new line-up of 27 food and beverage outlets across the domestic and international terminals will lead to hundreds of new jobs at Auckland Airport over the next 12 months.   The new line-up consists of 21 new outlets, which …


  • British Airways Unveils New Lounge In Aberdeen

    Published on : Thursday, May 17, 2018

    The next stage of British Airways’ £4.5bn investment plan is unveiled today as the airline opens a brand-new lounge in Aberdeen Airport.   The new lounge, located within the recently completed extension of the airport, is the second to open …

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  • Emirates and Formula 1® Renew Global Partnership

    Published on : Thursday, May 17, 2018

    Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, and Formula 1®, the pinnacle of motorsport, today announced they have renewed and expanded their partnership until the end of 2022. Emirates has been an F1 Global Partner since 2013, and the renewed agreement will …

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  • Emirates Provides Special Ramadan Service For Customers Observing The Holy Month

    Published on : Thursday, May 17, 2018

    Emirates will commence its signature Ramadan service for customers during the holy month, expected to begin on May 17th. Emirates’ Ramadan service consists of specially crafted iftar meals on board, relevant programming on its ice inflight entertainment system, and the …

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  • Austrian Airlines Inaugural Flight to Tokyo takes off today

    Published on : Thursday, May 17, 2018

    Starting today Austrian Airlines will fly once again to Japan. The inaugural flight from Vienna to Tokyo will take off today at 5.45 pm. Five weekly flights will be operated each week to the Japanese capital city deploying a Boeing …

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  • Austrian Airlines Celebrates Its 60th Birthday Today

    Published on : Thursday, May 17, 2018

    The company “Austrian Airlines Österreichische Luftverkehrs Aktiengesellschaft” was founded on March 31, 1958. Today, on May 15, 2018, the red-white-red flag carrier will celebrate the 60th anniversary of its operations in the Austrian Technik hangar at Vienna Airport together with …

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  • Vienna Airport’s Role as a European Flight Traffic Hub to be Expanded

    Published on : Thursday, May 17, 2018

    Austrian Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz met with Carsten Spohr, CEO of the Lufthansa Group, in Vienna on the occasion of the 60th anniversary celebration of Austrian Airlines. The underlying reason for this top-level meeting in the afternoon of Tuesday, May …

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  • Ethiopian Holds Autism Awareness Panel Discussion, ‘Flying with Autism’

    Published on : Thursday, May 17, 2018

    Ethiopian Aviation Academy (EAA) conducted a half-day Autism Awareness panel discussion on May 11, 2018 at EAA Auditorium under the theme “Flying with Autism”.   The event, which was held to mark Autism Awareness Month, aimed at celebrating the role …

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  • Southwest Airlines Puts Summer Travel On Sale

    Published on : Thursday, May 17, 2018

    Southwest Airlines Co. is launching a four-day sale offering extra-low fares for summer travel, so book your next trip now! Customers may take advantage of low domestic fares starting at $49, $79, $99, and $149 one-way to select destinations today …

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  • BOC Aviation Delivers First Boeing 737 Max 8 Aircraft

    Published on : Thursday, May 17, 2018

    BOC Aviation Limited (“BOC Aviation” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has delivered its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft to its newest customer, Corendon Airlines, based in Turkey. The aircraft is the first delivery of the …

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  • Virgin Atlantic announced new route between Heathrow-Las and Vegas

    Published on : Thursday, May 17, 2018

      A brand-new route between London Heathrow and Las Vegas will be launched by Virgin Atlantic  set to launch from spring 2019.     Virgin Atlantic will also add a second daily Boston service, and bringing back popular seasonal flights …

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  • Fire at Changi leads to closure of Terminal 2

    Published on : Thursday, May 17, 2018

     Changi Airport issued a statement saying that Terminal 2 remains closed and all T2 flights have been diverted to Terminal 3.   All flights at T2 have been moved to Terminal 3 until further notice, CAG said in a post …

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  • Jet Airways Appoints Athar Khan as Vice President for The Americas

    Published on : Wednesday, May 16, 2018

    Jet Airways, India’s premier international full service carrier has appointed Mr. Athar Khan as its Vice President for Americas to leverage the sales and distribution strength of its partners – Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic and Air France KLM Royal …

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  • Nonstop Delta service from Boston to Philadelphia coming Oct. 1

    Published on : Wednesday, May 16, 2018

    Delta Air Lines, Boston’s No. 1 global carrier, is adding another top destination to its growing nonstop options from Logan International Airport, with new daily nonstop service to Philadelphia, beginning Oct. 1.   “Philadelphia is a Top 10 destination for …

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  • Qatar Airways Celebrates Five Years of Service to Salalah, Oman

    Published on : Wednesday, May 16, 2018

    Qatar Airways is pleased to celebrate its five-year anniversary of operating direct flights from Doha to Salalah, Oman. On 15 May, the award-winning airline commemorated this milestone with a celebratory water cannon salute at Salalah International Airport.   Salalah is …

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  • Etihad Airways launches Sophia, the first humanoid robot to Abu Dhabi

    Published on : Wednesday, May 16, 2018

    In India Sophia, the first humanoid robot is pretty well-known who received citizenship of Saudi Arabia, as she visited the country twice in the recent past. Of late, Sophia is making news once again in Abu Dhabi. Popular UAE influencer …

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  • VisitScotland: Runnin’ Down a Dream

    Published on : Wednesday, May 16, 2018

    A unique outdoor event held at the UK’s largest onshore windfarm is aiming to become Scotland’s biggest trail running event following support from VisitScotland and ScottishPower Renewables.   Run the Blades, held at Whitelee Windfarm in East Renfrewshire, will take …

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  • Changi Airport welcomes LOT Polish Airlines’ inaugural Warsaw-Singapore Service

    Published on : Wednesday, May 16, 2018

    Changi Airport Group today welcomed LOT Polish Airlines’ (LOT) inaugural flight from Warsaw, Poland. LOT operates the service on a Boeing B787-8 aircraft, with a capacity of 252 seats in a three-class configuration.   Changi Airport Group’s (CAG) Chief Executive …

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  • SAS the first Nordic airline to launch high speed WiFi

    Published on : Wednesday, May 16, 2018

    SAS is launching new high speed WiFi on its short and medium haul routes between Scandinavia and Europe. The new WiFi system from SAS is the best product on the market. It is more stable, stronger and faster than many …

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  • Turkish Airlines announced its 2018 April Passenger and Cargo Traffic Results

    Published on : Wednesday, May 16, 2018

    Turkish Airlines, performed a brilliant year in 2017, maintains this success with the same momentum in 2018 as well. The national flag carrier has now put its signature under the thriving results recorded in April, after announcing its successful first …

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  • Digital plans for 2018 launched by Eurowings

    Published on : Wednesday, May 16, 2018

        By the end of the year Eurowings plans to set up its own digital company with the aim of bundling all the airline’s customer-relevant digital activities under one roof.     Oliver Wagner, Eurowings chief commercial officer said …

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