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  • Scoot announces new flights to Indian cities

    Published on : Thursday, January 17, 2019

    Scoot one of the low-cost airline from the Singapore Airlines Group said that it would expand its service in India. The airline has announced new flights to Coimbatore, Trivandrum and Visakhapatnam, according to PTI report.       The flights …

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  • Louisville airport to be named after hometown hero Muhammad Ali

    Published on : Thursday, January 17, 2019

    Louisville city renames its airport after hometown great Muhammad Ali. Louisville International Airport will now be known as Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport.     A working group studied renaming for more than a year and its recommended got votes …

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  • Hahn Air celebrates 20th Anniversary

    Published on : Thursday, January 17, 2019

    The German scheduled and executive charter airline, Hahn Air, celebrates the 20th anniversary of its ticketing business which was launched in 1999. The leading provider of ticketing and distribution solutions for other airlines and travel agencies will honour this milestone …

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  • Frankfurt Airport served 69.5 million passengers in 2018

    Published on : Thursday, January 17, 2019

    Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed more than 69.5 million passengers in 2018. It recorded a 5 million passengers or 7.8 percent increase over that of last year. The growth resulted from the launch of more routes to new destinations from FRA …

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  • Etihad flies the world’s first flight using bio-fuel made in the UAE by Khalifa University

    Published on : Thursday, January 17, 2019

    The Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC), a non-profit entity established by Masdar Institute that is part of Khalifa University of Science and Technology, today announced the world’s first commercial flight using locally produced sustainable fuel on an Etihad Airways Boeing …

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  • Aeroflot named Best China – Europe Transit Airline

    Published on : Wednesday, January 16, 2019

    Aeroflot has been named Best China – Europe Transit Airline in China at the 2019 Stars Awards, which took place at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Shanghai, Pudong, in China’s economic capital.     The Star Awards recognise the leading international companies …

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  • airBaltic Serves Record 4.1 Million Passengers in 2018

    Published on : Wednesday, January 16, 2019

    TheLatvian airline airBaltic has carried 4 135 711passengers or 17% more than last year to its network.It is the highest number of passengers carried in airline’s history.   Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “Our airline has a strong and …

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  • Emirates and Flydubai Partnership Reaches New Heights

    Published on : Wednesday, January 16, 2019

    The strategic partnership between Dubai’s two airlines, Emirates and flydubai, continues to open up the world for travellers since its launch 14 months ago, and is set to grow even further in 2019 with new codeshare destinations to be added. …

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  • Boeing Invests in Isotropic Systems Ltd. to Expand Satellite Communications Capabilities

    Published on : Wednesday, January 16, 2019

    Boeing today announced its investment in Isotropic Systems Ltd., a London-based startup pioneering next-generation solutions to better connect people and enterprises around the globe.     By taking advantage of optical beam steering, Isotropic’s innovative user terminals can simultaneously connect …

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  • Swedavia Taking Measures To Ensure Its Competitiveness And Meet Changed Market Conditions

    Published on : Wednesday, January 16, 2019

    Swedavia is laying off 125 employees as a result of an ongoing change and efficiency programme. The measures are aimed at ensuring Swedavia’s cost-effectiveness and long-term competitiveness.     – We are now creating conditions to remain competitive and in order …

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  • Allegiant Airlines to add new base in Grand Rapids

    Published on : Wednesday, January 16, 2019

    Allegiant Air will open a new aircraft base in Grand Rapids in June, as it also continues to assess adding long-anticipated international service to its network.         The Las Vegas-based airline, Allegiant will base two aircraft at …

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  • Germany airport strikes to affect 220,000 passengers

    Published on : Wednesday, January 16, 2019

     The industrial strike by the German trade union Ver.di will lead to the cancellation of hundreds of flights at eight German airports.   At Hamburg, Munich, Hannover, Bremen, Leipzig, Dresden and Erfurt airports the walkouts are taking place.   After …

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  • KLM signs codeshare agreement with Atlantic Airways

    Published on : Wednesday, January 16, 2019

    KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and flag carrier of the Faroe Islands, Atlantic Airways, announced that they have signed a codeshare agreement. This will expand the global route offering for both companies.   The airlines now offer jointly operated flights to …

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  • Orizonte Golf set to fly high with new Irish flights

    Published on : Tuesday, January 15, 2019

    Golfers across Ireland have more reason than ever to discover the best-value golf in Portugal following the announcement of two new flight routes to Lisbon this month.       The popularity of ORIZONTE – Lisbon Golf, the largest golf …

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  • Alaska airline to add 3,000 jobs in 2019

    Published on : Tuesday, January 15, 2019

    Alaska Air Group says it plans to add more than 3,000 jobs this year, with three-fourths of the positions opening in Washington.     The Seattle Times reported the Seattle-based airline group said the new jobs will include maintenance technicians, …

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  • ‘Happiness-driven’ peaks campaign launched by Thomas Cook Airlines

    Published on : Tuesday, January 15, 2019

    Thomas Based on the moments and memories that makes travel more enduring to the holidaymakers Thomas Cook has launched its new ‘happiness-driven’ Hello Holiday peaks campaign.     The airlines teamed up with Leo Burnett Germany as creative lead and …

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  • Fastjet cancels all flights into Zimbabwe due to unrest

    Published on : Tuesday, January 15, 2019

    Low-Cost African airline Fastjet cancelled its remaining flights to and from Zimbabwe on Monday due to political unrest. Fastjet flies from Harare to Bulawayo, Victoria Falls and Johannesburg –all eight scheduled flights were cancelled.       A statement from …

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  • Ghana to operates its own home based air carrier to boost country’s aviation industry

    Published on : Tuesday, January 15, 2019

    Ghana will be operating its own home-based air carrier by the second quarter of this year, the Minister of Aviation, Mr Joseph Adda, has stated.     He said that the ministry had already entered into an understanding with Ethiopian …

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  • London Luton airport welcomed 16.6 million passengers in 2018

    Published on : Monday, January 14, 2019

    London Luton airport welcomed 16.6 million passengers in 2018 which was 5 per cent increase from the previous year.   In December, the airport welcomed over 1.26 million passengers, which is a 19.7 per cent increase from December 2017.     …

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  • Hamad International Airport Announces the Launch Of HIA Safety Week 2019

    Published on : Monday, January 14, 2019

    Hamad International Airport (HIA) announced the launch of the airport’s safety week campaign which is being conducted on the premises from 13th January to 17th January 2019. In line with aviation and airfield safety, HIA Safety Week 2019 aims to raise awareness on …

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