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Travel disruption due to French Strikes, dozens of flights cancelled

Passengers commuting to, from and within France will face another day of disruption due to a nationwide strike.   Workers were protesting against President Macron’s proposed pension reforms for the past 11 weeks and the transport sector is badly affected. …

  • Boeing, Jeju Air Finalize Order for Three Next-Generation 737-800s

    Published on : Wednesday, January 11, 2017

    Boeing and Jeju Air announced an order today for three Next-Generation 737-800s.   The order, valued at nearly $300 million at current list prices, will become the airline’s first direct-purchased airplanes from Boeing and fuel the airline’s continued expansion within …

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  • United Reports December 2016 Operational Performance

    Published on : Wednesday, January 11, 2017

    United Airlines (UAL) today reported December 2016 operational results.   UAL’s December 2016 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 2.6 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat miles) increased 2.6 percent versus December 2015. UAL’s December 2016 consolidated load factor increased …

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  • Spirit Airlines Reports December 2016 Traffic

    Published on : Wednesday, January 11, 2017

    Spirit Airlines today reported its preliminary traffic results for December 2016. Traffic (revenue passenger miles) in December 2016 increased 12.5 percent versus December 2015 on a capacity (available seat miles) increase of 16.6 percent. Load factor for December 2016 was …

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  • Spirit’s Summer Hot Spots — 10 New Routes Announced for 2017

    Published on : Wednesday, January 11, 2017

    Are you dreaming of summer? The barbecues, baseball games and weekend getaways might feel like a distant memory, but it’s never too early to start planning your next summer adventure. Spirit Airlines is here to help, announcing 10 new routes …

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  • Plane forced to land at Gatwick after bird-hit

    Published on : Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    A Thomson Airways plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport after a bird damaged an engine after it took off from Bournemouth.   Flight TOM6248, bound for Tenerife, was struck by a seagull shortly after taking …

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  • Spirit’s Summer Hot Spots — 10 New Routes Announced for 2017

    Published on : Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    Are you dreaming of summer? The barbecues, baseball games and weekend getaways might feel like a distant memory, but it’s never too early to start planning your next summer adventure. Spirit Airlines is here to help, announcing 10 new routes …

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  • Croatia Airlines joins the European Regions Airline Association

    Published on : Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    Croatia Airlines has joined the European Regions Airline Association* (ERA), bringing the total number of airlines in ERA membership to 54. Starting life as Zagal (Zagreb Airlines) in 1989, the airline is the flag carrier of Croatia with headquarters in …

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  • Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines going online on short haul and mid-range flights too

    Published on : Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    Send emails from a height of 10,000 meters, do your online shopping while soaring over the Alps, stream videos above the clouds – and all of that with broadband quality. Soon, passengers of Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines will be able …

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  • oneworld is best alliance for on-time flights for fourth year running

    Published on : Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    oneworld is the best alliance for on-time flights, according to FlightStats, Inc., the leading airline industry data services and solutions technology company, which has honoured oneworld with its Airline Alliance On-Time Performance Service Award for 2016.   It is the …

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  • China Airlines and Japan Airlines Agree to Strengthen Cargo and Passenger Cooperation

    Published on : Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    China Airlines (CI) and Japan Airlines (JL) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to expand their strategic cooperation on cargo and passenger transportation.   Due to the popularity of Japan as a travel destination among Taiwanese people, as a …

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  • WestJet reports December load factor of 80.8 percent

    Published on : Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    WestJet today announced December 2016 traffic results with a load factor of 80.8 per cent, an increase of 1.6 percentage points year over year. Revenue passenger miles (RPMs), or traffic, increased 9.1 per cent year over year, and capacity, measured …

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  • Delegation Visits France Test Site For New Generation Air Traffic Management System

    Published on : Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    Delegates from the European Commission (EC) and the Innovation and Network Executive Agency (INEA) have visited the Marseille Air Traffic Control Centre (ACC) in France, one of two sites testing the new generation air traffic control (ATC) system, 4-FLIGHT. The …

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  • SWISS posts record passenger volume for 2016

    Published on : Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)1 transported 16,517,559 passengers in 2016, a 1.3% increase on 2015, which had itself been a record year in passenger volume terms. A total of 145,868 flights were operated systemwide in 2016, some 0.5% more than …

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  • Traffic Results for the Entire Year 2016: Round 11.4 Million Passengers Flew

    Published on : Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    Austrian Airlines carried round 11.4 million passengers in the period January to December 2016, corresponding to a year-on-year increase of 5.1 percent or 547,000 passengers. This increase is mainly due to the expanded bilateral flight traffic between Austria and Germany. …

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  • Ryanair’s Mobile App Ranked No.1 In Europe

    Published on : Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (10 Jan) revealed that its improved mobile app has received over 17m downloads, making it the number one airline app in Europe on both iOS and Android, as it reported record app usage from customers. …

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  • Cathay Pacific moves New York JFK operations to Terminal 8

    Published on : Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    Cathay Pacific will relocate its operations at New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Terminal 8, commencing 15 January, in a move that will benefit its customers through added convenience and enhanced connectivity. The relocation, which sees Hong …

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  • British Airways: Enjoy More For Less With British Airways’ New Year Special Bonanza Offer

    Published on : Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    Welcome 2017 by planning your next holiday with British Airways’ New Year special bonanza offer. In addition to the favourable exchange rate for rupee against the British Pound, the airline is offering a lot more for less for customers purchasing …

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  • SriLankan Airlines’ codeshare partnerships contribute to 2 million tourists’ milestone

    Published on : Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    The smooth functioning of SriLankan Airlines’ codeshare partnerships in the Western and Central European region contributed in a significant manner to the growth of tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka in 2016, which expanded by 14% and crossed the 2 million …

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  • Etihad Airways introduces third daily flight to Riyadh

    Published on : Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    Etihad Airways is introducing a third daily flight on the Abu Dhabi – Riyadh route, effective 1 February 2017.The extra services underscore the airline’s commitment to offer guests greater choice and more travel options between the capital cities of the …

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  • Survey ranks Air India to be world’s third-worst airline

    Published on : Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    A latest survey conducted by the flight data firm FlightStats ranked Air India to be the third worst airline in the world, after placing Icelandair in the second-worst and El Al in the worst position. Apart from these three, airlines …

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