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Aviation and tourism are concern areas for insurers

According to Gallagher survey, aviation and tourism sectors are areas of concern for insurers. Aviation (26.9 percent) is the top sector of concern and tourism (10 percent) is the third-highest among sectors cited by underwriters when questioned about what concerned …

  • Turkish Airlines now offers a special headset to its economy class passengers on long haul flights.

    Published on : Thursday, March 30, 2017

    By continuously aiming to further increase the passenger satisfaction, Turkish Airlines now offers a state-of-the-art headset to its economy class passengers on their long haul flights.   This new service of the carrier will be effective in all U.S. flights …

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  • “Austrian Airlines Adorns Boeing 777 Jet with the Blue Danube Waltz”

    Published on : Thursday, March 30, 2017

    The Blue Danube Waltz is not only on board Austrian Airlines flights but now also on the exterior of an aircraft. In time to commemorate the launch of flight service to Los Angeles, Austrian Airlines adorned the Boeing 777 with …

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  • Munich Airport achieves record earnings of about EUR 150 million

    Published on : Thursday, March 30, 2017

    Munich Airport celebrated 25 years of operations at its new location. At annual press conference, in the lead-up to the big anniversary, the airport operating company (FMG) was able to report that Munich Airport is in excellent shape: Group sales …

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  • Norwegian’s Nonstop Service from Oakland to Copenhagen Takes Off

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Norwegian, yesterday celebrated its new service from Oakland International Airport to Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup. The airline launched nonstop service from Oakland/San Francisco to Oslo and Stockholm in May 2014 and London in May 2016. With the addition of this twice-weekly …

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  • Air Seychelles celebrates as 9 Cabin Seniors graduate

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Air Seychelles is pleased to announce the graduation of nine newly promoted Cabin Seniors who left for their Leadership Training in Abu Dhabi on 19 March to enhance their existing skills.  The graduation ceremony took place at the Training Academy …

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  • Record number of aviation leaders meet at the ERA Regional Airline Conference

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    This year, the ERA Regional Airline Conference has a special focus on aviation security. David Ryder, Head of Aviation Security at ACI EUROPE and one of the presenters at the conference, says that the industry must stay one step ahead: …

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  • SAS launches first part of a new food and beverage concept

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    SAS is developing its service concept and updating its offering onboard.  The new café range is part of a new food and beverage concept, where SAS is focusing on functionality, natural ingredients and high quality from local producers, as well …

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  • Delta and Korean Air to expand partnership

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Delta Air Lines and Korean Air have reached an agreement to deepen their historic partnership, with an expanded trans-Pacific network that will increase travel choices and boost competition between the U.S. and Asia.   The airlines signed a memorandum of …

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  • Porter boosts North Bay flights with new schedule

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Porter Airlines is introducing a new schedule for its daily flights between North Bay and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. The improved departure times allow business travellers from North Bay to leave home in the morning, complete a full day of meetings …

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  • Etihad Aviation Group And Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority Enter New Chapter By Launching

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) and Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA) have reached new heights to promote reading with an initiative entitled “Let’s Read with the Captain.” As part of the programme, 24 female students from Al Jawaher Primary …

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  • Ryanair Launches Massive Brexit Seat Sale

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, today (29 Mar) launched a massive ‘Article 50’ seat sale with seats on 50 routes from the UK to Europe on sale from just £9.99, for travel in April and May, allowing UK customers to fly …

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  • British Airways “Dream” flight arrives in the city of dreams

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    British Airways has welcomed its most technologically advanced aircraft, the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, in joining the fleet flying between London and Mumbai. Designed with boosting well-being and environmental performance in mind, and featuring the brand new First cabin, the Dreamliner …

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  • Ryanair warns there could be no flights from the UK to Europe post Brexit

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Ryanair has warned on Wednesday that Britain could be left with no flights to or from Europeafter Brexit begins unless aviation is made a top priority in negotiations.   The Dublin based company, which operates more than 1,800 flights to …

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  • Virgin Atlantic’s Manchester expansion takes off

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Today marks the start of Virgin Atlantic’s increased flying programme from Manchester Airport, as the first of three new routes takes off to San Francisco this morning. To mark the occasion,   Virgin Atlantic’s Chief Commercial Officer, Shai Weiss, along …

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  • Hong Kong Airlines hosts its first junior programme for Taiwan students

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Full-service airline Hong Kong Airlines for the first time engaged students from Taiwan in the airline’s “Triumph Sky High” Junior Programme. The participating students visited an aircraft and toured around the airport facilities in Hong Kong, learning and experiencing different …

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  • Europe’s finest horese travel in comfort to eppley

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Fifty of the finest European equine guests were treated with exceptional care and attention as they were transported to Eppley Airfield in Omaha, Nebraska, where the world’s best riders and horses will compete at the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping …

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  • Etihad Aviation group and Abu Dhabi tourism & culture authority enter new chapter

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Etihad Aviation Group and Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority  have reached new heights to promote reading with an initiative entitled “Let’s Read with the Captain.” As part of the programme, 24 female students from Al Jawaher Primary School attended …

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  • Boeing expands pilot training network

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Boeing announced today it has officially launched its global network of Boeing Training Providers to support its Pilot Development Program. The flight schools – Avion Training, part of Avion Group in the Netherlands, International Airline Training Academy (IATA) in Napa, …

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  • American Begins Strategic Relationship With China Southern Airlines

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    American Airlines today has committed to make a US$200 million equity investment in China Southern Airlines, creating a strong foundation for a long-term relationship between two of the world’s biggest carriers. China Southern is the largest airline in China and …

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  • Qatar Airways Takes Part In The Qatar – Uk Business And Investment Forum

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Qatar Airways’ participated in the Qatar-UK Business and Investment Forum taking place in both London and Birmingham this week under the patronage of Qatar’s Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al Thani. …

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