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Christina Trelle appointed Head of Human Resources at SWISS

Christina Trelle (51) has been named the new Head of Human Resources at SWISS with effect from 1 March 2020. She takes over from Christoph Ulrich, who will oversee strategic HR projects. Thomas Klühr, CEO SWISS: “On behalf of the …

  • Oman Air Extends Ramadan Baggage Offer Due To Popular Demand

    Published on : Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, is delighted to announce its baggage offer introduced for the holy month of Ramadan is now here to stay.   Due to the positive response of this offer, guests travelling …

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  • WestJet Stampede Partnership Lands Bigger than Ever

    Published on : Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    During this year’s Calgary Stampede, WestJet invites all cowboys and cowgirls on Park to come and check out the new and expanded WestJet Destination Derby featuring the biggest prize giveaway yet.   “WestJet, as a Calgary-based company, has proudly partnered with …

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  • Emirates launch flight services between Phnom Penh and Rangoon

    Published on : Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Phnom Penh and Rangoon now have direct Emirates’ flight services, adding the capital city of Cambodia to the airline’s network coverage of 156 global destinations for commercial passengers. At a recent launch, it was declared. Industry insiders expressed on Monday …

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  • Ryanair June Traffic Grows 1.2m To 11.8m Customers

    Published on : Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (4 July) released June traffic statistics as follows:   Traffic grew 12% to 11.8m customers. Load factor rose 2% points to 96% Rolling annual traffic to June grew 13% to 123.8m customers.   Jun 16 …

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  • Qatar Airways Launches Direct Service To Nice

    Published on : Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Qatar Airways is delighted to announce the launch of direct service between Doha and Nice, the airline’s second destination in France. Qatar Airways flight QR 53 operated by a Boeing B787 Dreamliner departed Hamad International Airporton Tuesday at 7:45  and …

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  • Brussels Airlines Extends Its Flight Offer For Exchange Students

    Published on : Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Brussels Airlines extends its unique travel package dedicated to exchange students with new destinations and advantages. Students who make use of the offer benefit from a fixed ticket price, can change their travel date free of charge,   are allowed …

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  • Boeing Donates $1 Million To Six Nonprofits At The Warrior Games

    Published on : Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Boeing announced a $1 million donation to benefit six nonprofit organizations providing rehabilitation and well-being services for veteran and civilian groups, globally. The announcement was made in conjunction with Boeing’s sponsorship of the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games taking …

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  • Phnom Penh becomes Emirates’ latest gateway

    Published on : Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Emirates recently expanded its presence in Southeast Asia with the launch of a new daily linked service from Dubai to Phnom Penh (PHN) in Cambodia, via Yangon in Myanmar. This new service, operated with a Boeing 777 aircraft, broadens the …

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  • easyJet boss to tell WTM London about piloting the airline through headwinds

    Published on : Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    easyJet’s Chief Executive Carolyn McCall will speak about navigating the budget airline into the post-Brexit era when she appears at WTM London – the leading global event for the travel industry.   Dame Carolyn McCall took the controls at the …

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  • Baby born mid-flight gets free travel on Spirit Airlines for lifetime

    Published on : Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    American carrier Spirit Airlines has given free lifetime of tickets to a baby born on one of its flights.     Christoph Lezcano arrived during a flight from Fort Lauderdale to Dallas on 22 June. The mother was 36 weeks …

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  • New agreement to boost Heathrow rail services

    Published on : Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Heathrow, Transport for London (TfL) and the Department for Transport have agreed a commitment to boost integrated rail connectivity to the airport, including the addition of two new Elizabeth line trains per hour serving Terminal 5 from December 2019.   …

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  • Sneak Peek of Changi Airport Terminal 4 at Open House

    Published on : Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Changi Airport Group (CAG) today extended an invitation to Singapore residents to visit Terminal 4 (T4) even before operations begin. An Open House will be held from 7 to 20 August 2017 to give the public a glimpse of what …

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  • AirAsia makes emergency landing after sparks fly in engine

    Published on : Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    A flight of AirAsia travelling towards Malaysia was compelled to make an emergency landing in Brisbane after passengers noticed sparks flying off from its engine a short while following its take off.   The passengers said that they had heard …

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  • Horizon Air names new vice president of maintenance and engineering

    Published on : Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Horizon Air’s board of directors has elected George Knobloch as vice president of maintenance and engineering, effective immediately. In his new role, Knobloch will oversee maintenance and engineering operations at the airlines’ six maintenance facilities and a team of more …

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  • Etihad Aviation Group honoured with four treasury accolades at London awards

    Published on : Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Etihad Aviation Group’s (EAG) treasury team has once again been acknowledged for airline treasury management excellence with four key accolades at the 2017 Adam Smith Awards presented by Treasury Today magazine. Following a string of successes in recent months with …

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  • SpiceJet launches its first ‘SpiceStyle’ retail store

    Published on : Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    SpiceJet, the country’s favourite low-cost carrier, today unveiled its first brand store for its newly launched e-commerce retail venture – ‘SpiceStyle’ at Galleria, Gurgaon. Besides offering the end-customers the opportunity to ‘look and feel’, the store will function as a …

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  • Southwest Airlines Releases Shark Week-Themed Aircraft For Takeoff This Summer

    Published on : Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Southwest Airlines Co. and Discovery Channel are teaming up once again to bring television’s most anticipated summer event, Shark Week, to new heights. Today, Southwest revealed a Shark Week- themed 737-700 aircraft with an all new, larger-than-life underwater scene depicting …

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  • Turkish Cargo to fly Kano with freighters

    Published on : Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Turkish Cargo, providing service to 120 countries in the world, continues to expand its cargo flights network to satisfy the expectations of its customers. Cargo flights, to be operated to Kano by Turkish Cargo, will be launched on July 4, …

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  • Hong Kong Airlines Celebrates Flight to Vancouver, Canada And Supports Barrier-free Travel

    Published on : Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Hong Kong Airlines made its inaugural daily direct service to Vancouver, Canada on 30 June.  To commemorate the official launch of this new route, Hong Kong Airlines held celebration events at both Hong Kong International Airport and Vancouver International Airport. …

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  • Ethiopian Inaugurates State-of-the-Art Cargo Terminal-II

    Published on : Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Ethiopian Airlines today inaugurated its state of the art Cargo Terminal-II.The inauguration event has been graced by H.E. Mr. Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of the FDRE, H.E. Mr. Ahmed Shide, Minister of Transport and Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam GCEO Ethiopian Airlines, …

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