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  • Singapore Airlines is cutting flights as epidemic hits

    Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    Singapore Airlines will temporarily cut flights across its global network in the three months to May, as a coronavirus epidemic hits demand for services to the Asian city state, as well as through the key transit hub. The key affected …

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  • HKIA Announces Traffic Figures for January

    Published on : Monday, February 17, 2020

    Traffic figures at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) saw decreases in January 2020. During the month, HKIA handled 5.7 million passengers and 33,210 flight movements, representing year-on-year decreases of 11.7% and 9.1%, respectively. Cargo throughput dropped 10.4% compared to the …

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  • Travel Insurance Consultants Reinstate South African Airways Insolvency Cover

    Published on : Saturday, February 15, 2020

    South African Airways (SAA) is pleased to announce that Travel Insurance Consultants (TIC) have reinstated the travel supplier insolvency cover on the airline. This milestone represents a significant step forward for SAA, the global travel agency community and customers alike. …

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  • Etihad Airways hosts key events to celebrate India milestones

    Published on : Friday, February 14, 2020

    Etihad Airways today hosted an event for frequent flyers and key trade, government and media partners as part of its ongoing activities to celebrate 15-years of flying to India. The airline began operations in India in September 2004 and it …

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  • oneworld welcomes Alaska Airlines’ intention to join the alliance

    Published on : Friday, February 14, 2020

    oneworld is delighted with the announcement that Alaska Airlines intends to join the alliance by summer 2021, and its plans to form a US West Coast international alliance with oneworld founding member American Airlines.   Once approved, oneworld membership will …

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  • Air Italy suspends its flight services and goes in liquidation

    Published on : Wednesday, February 12, 2020

    The investors in Air Italy, Alisarda and Qatar Airways said that they had agreed to put the struggling Italian carrier into liquidation due to persistent and structural market problems. The carrier said that flights would continue until February 25 while …

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  • Delta Air Lines Inc and American Airlines Group suspends all US-China flights

    Published on : Saturday, February 1, 2020

    Delta Air Lines Inc and American Airlines Group Inc decided on Friday to temporarily suspend all remaining United States-China flights after the US Department of State elevated a travel advisory over concerns about the coronavirus.   The US told citizens …

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  • BA suspends all flight service to China as virus spreading continues

    Published on : Wednesday, January 29, 2020

    British Airways has suspended all its flight services between the United Kingdom and China as Wuhan coronavirus outbreak spreads.  The British Airways officials said that they have suspended all flights to and from mainland China with immediate effect following advice …

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  • Etihad Airways targets zero net carbon emissions by 2050

    Published on : Monday, January 20, 2020

    Etihad Airways committed to a minimum target of zero net carbon emissions by 2050 and halving of its 2019 net emission levels by 2035. The company’s ambitious environmental targets will be achieved through a mix of internal initiatives, collaboration with …

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  • South Indian city Bengaluru welcomed British Airways’ First A350-1000 aircraft

    Published on : Tuesday, January 14, 2020

    British Airways has launched its state-of-the-art A350 aircraft with the highly-anticipated Club Suite from Kempegowda international airport in Bengaluru to London, Heathrow Terminal 5.   Moran Birger, British Airways’ Head of Sales Asia Pacific and Middle East officially launched the …

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  • Asian airlines are avoiding Iranian airspace as Middle East tensions escalate

    Published on : Wednesday, January 8, 2020

    Several airlines said that they would be avoiding Iranian airspace or canceling flights in the wake of heightened tensions in the Middle Eastern countries. Singapore Airlines, China Airlines and Malaysia Airlines were among those which said they’re avoiding the Iranian …

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  • JetBlue is the first major US airlines to offset all emissions from domestic flights

    Published on : Tuesday, January 7, 2020

    U.S. low-cost carrier JetBlue Airways says that these airlines will offset all of its emissions from domestic flights beginning in July 2020, becoming the first major US airline to do so in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint from …

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  • Hong Kong Airlines taken to court over non-payment of aircraft

    Published on : Wednesday, January 1, 2020

    Hong Kong Airlines has been taken to court over the non-payment of aircraft leased from an Irish firm. The South China Morning Post reports that Awas Leasing One LLC is owed $2.9 million by the struggling airline.     As …

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  • American airline companies announces additional flights to Billings

    Published on : Wednesday, January 1, 2020

    Two major airline companies on Tuesday announced additional service at Billings Logan International Airport.   American Airlines said beginning April 7, 2020 the airline will bring a second flight from Dallas to Billings. The new flight will arrive at 8:41 …

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  • Etihad Aviation Group contribute to a healthier future for UAE

    Published on : Monday, December 30, 2019

    Etihad Aviation Group teamed up with New York University (NYU) Abu Dhabi and Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) last week to host a workshop at its Head Office on the “UAE Healthy Future” initiative.   An expert team from …

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  • Etihad Airways and Kuwait Airways launch the new codeshare partnership

    Published on : Monday, December 23, 2019

    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and Kuwaiti flag carrier, Kuwait Airways, have signed a codeshare partnership on selected services on bookings effective 22 December 2019, for travel from 5 January 2020. The subject to regulatory …

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  • Qatar Airways celebrates maiden flight to Gaborone, Botswana

    Published on : Wednesday, December 18, 2019

    The first Qatar Airways plane from Doha to Botswana landed at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport in Gaborone on Sunday December 15th.     The award-winning airline serves the capital of Botswana three times a week and is the only …

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  • Air Corsica joins hand with European Regions Airline Association

    Published on : Tuesday, December 17, 2019

    European Regions Airline Association announced its newest airline member, Air Corsica. Air Corsica is the regional airline of Corsica, the Mediterranean island located south east of the French mainland and west of the Italian Peninsula. Established 30 years ago to …

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  • Salt Lake, Utah to see another new airline company

    Published on : Tuesday, December 17, 2019

    Breeze Aviation will locate their corporate headquarters in Salt Lake, Utah. The company plans to create 369 jobs in the next five years.   Breeze Aviation plans to unveil an as-yet-unnamed low-cost carrier in the new year which will provide …

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  • Delta Airlines forecasts a rapid revenue growth in 2020

    Published on : Friday, December 13, 2019

    Delta Airlines Delta Air continued its rapid revenue growth next year, thanks to strong consumer spending, particularly passengers who buy seats at the front of the plane. The guidance sent shares of the airline up by more than 4% in …

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