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  • JAL Group Medium Term Management Plan – Rolling Plan 2018 Announced

    Published on : Wednesday, February 28, 2018

    Japan Airlines (JAL) today released the updated version of the company`s Medium Term Management Plan – Rolling Plan 2018.     In order to realize the `JAL Vision` introduced in 2017, the Rolling Plan highlights concrete details to achieve the …

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  • United Airlines plane blew tyre but continued to fly

    Published on : Monday, February 26, 2018

    A plane of United Airlines blew a tyre when taking off from Newark Liberty International Airport, but the flight continued to fly Portland International Airport in Oregon, where it landed safely. The passengers from Flight 1551 deplaned normally said according …

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  • Dulles International, Reagan National Airports Report Another Year of Record Passenger Growth

    Published on : Thursday, February 22, 2018

    The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority recently announced 2017 year-end passenger traffic totaling 46.6 million for the two-airport system, continuing the trend of domestic and international growth at Dulles International and Reagan National airports. Reported growth was fueled by additions of new international …

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  • First in Japan, ANA Introduces a “Seven Allergen-Free Child Meal”

    Published on : Thursday, February 22, 2018

    All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s only 5-Star airline, will start providing a “Seven Allergen-Free Child Meal” from March 1, 2018. The special meal is designed for children with allergies and is made without the use of seven common allergens (wheat, …

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  • JAL Announces New “AIR Japanese Soba Noodles Tsuta” Menu

    Published on : Thursday, February 22, 2018

    Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (JAL) and 79 Co., Ltd. (operates `Japanese Soba Noodles Tsuta` – the first Michelin-starred ramen shop in Japan) co-developed the 27th installment of JAL’s AIR SERIES in-flight menu called “AIR Japanese Soba Noodles Tsuta,” which will be available …

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  • JAL Announces International Fare Fuel Surcharge for Tickets Issued Between April and May 2018

    Published on : Tuesday, February 20, 2018

    Japan Airlines (JAL) will maintain current levels of fuel surcharge on all international passenger tickets purchased between April 1 and May 31, 2018.     JAL sets fuel surcharge levels bimonthly based on the 2-month average price of Singapore kerosene-type …

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  • Terminal 1 Arrival Pick-up Facility to Relocate to Basement 1

    Published on : Monday, February 19, 2018

    Changi Airport Terminal 1’s (T1) arrival pick-up facility* will relocate to Basement 1 of the terminal on 21 February 2018. This relocation is part of the ongoing T1 expansion works, which commenced in March 2015, in conjunction with the development …

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  • Boeing 737 MAX 10 Reaches Firm Configuration

    Published on : Wednesday, February 7, 2018

    Boeing’s737 MAX 10 has reached a major milestone as the MAX program completed firm configuration on the airplane. This means engineers now have all the design requirements in place for what will be the largest member of Boeing’s single-aisle family. …

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  • Airbus Reinforces Its Market Lead In Asia-Pacific Region

    Published on : Tuesday, February 6, 2018

    Airbus further consolidated its market lead in Asia-Pacific in 2017, delivering 367 new aircraft to 50 operators across the region, either directly to airlines or via lessors. This accounted for over half of Airbus’ total deliveries worldwide (718 aircraft) during …

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  • Maneki Neko: Japan’s Beckoning Cats

    Published on : Thursday, February 1, 2018

    During the late Edo period, artisans began making maneki neko or beckoning cat figurines, a type of engimono or auspicious object.  The cats often appear in Japanese and Chinese restaurant windows, where they silently summon potential customers to enter.  The …

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  • Malaysia Airlines Offers the ‘Best of Malaysia’ In-flight

    Published on : Thursday, January 25, 2018

    Malaysia Airlines today revealed 15 Malaysian favourites from its ‘Best of Malaysia’ menu in line with the national carrier’s overall brand refresh.     Guests travelling on Malaysia Airlines will be able to savour delicious Malaysian meals which will be …

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  • SIA To Launch Melbourne-Wellington Services And Daily Flights To Canberra

    Published on : Thursday, January 25, 2018

    Singapore Airlines (SIA) today announced that it will introduce a new service that will connect Singapore and Melbourne to New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington. The new service will be introduced as part of a restructuring of existing Singapore-Canberra-Wellington flights, which …

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  • Port of Seattle To Expand Sea-Tac Airport Advertising Opportunities to Statewide Tourism Marketers

    Published on : Thursday, January 18, 2018

    Building on the success of the Port of Seattle’s “Spotlight” program at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, the Port is expanding marketing opportunities for tourism organizations throughout the State of Washington.     riginally launched in the fall of 2017, the program …

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  • Gatwick Airport Hosts LEGO® Robotics Tournament For Local Schools

    Published on : Thursday, January 18, 2018

    For the fourth consecutive year, Gatwick Airport hosted the Sussex and Surrey FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) regional tournament, which saw teams of students from seven schools in the region compete to build LEGO®robots.     FIRST® LEGO® League is an …

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  • ANA Group Announces Its Fiscal Year 2018 Flight Schedule

    Published on : Thursday, January 18, 2018

    ANA announces its fiscal year 2018 flight schedule, which reflects the ongoing trend of growing and varied inbound tourism to Japan as well as greater cargo demand. Over the past few years, in response to increased air travel demand on …

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  • JAL Group Announces Flight Frequency and Fleet Plans For FY2018

    Published on : Thursday, January 18, 2018

    JAL Group (JAL) today announced its flight frequency and fleet plans on both international and domestic routes during FY2018 (ending March 31, 2019).     In December 2017, JAL announced double daily service between Tokyo (Narita) = Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) and …

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  • SWISS Opens New Seasonal Routes Departing From Geneva

    Published on : Wednesday, January 17, 2018

    irlines NewsThe airline is set to expand its route network between the end of June and beginning of September, offering its passengers attractive new destinations from Geneva. The Greek city of Kalamata, Pula in Croatia and Toulon in France will …

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  • HKIA Achieves Record Breaking Year In 2017 Cargo and Airmail Throughput Exceeds Five Million Tonnes for the First Time

    Published on : Wednesday, January 17, 2018

    Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) recorded continuous traffic growth in 2017, with all three air traffic categories reaching new annual heights. During the year, HKIA handled 72.9 million passengers and 420,630 flight movements, representing yearly rises of 3.3% and 2.2% …

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  • JAL Named Best Asia-Pacific Airline for On-Time Performance in 2017

    Published on : Wednesday, January 17, 2018

    Japan Airlines (JAL) has been named the best on-time Asia-Pacific Major Airline for six consecutive years and eighth in total for its domestic and international flights operated in calendar year 2017 by FlightStats Inc., a US flight status tracking company …

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  • Passenger Record For Swedavia In 2017

    Published on : Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    Swedavia’s ten airports set a new record of 41,924,000 passengers, which is a six per cent increase compared to 2016.   Air travel to and from Swedavia’s airports was up six per cent in 2017, when nearly 42 million passengers …

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