Archive | September, 2011

Hawaiian and V Australia Seek Approval to Code-share

 Hawaiian Airlines has applied to the Department of Transportation (DoT) to enter into a code-share deal with V Australia.  Once approved, the following routes operated by Hawaiian will carry the V Australia designator code. Honolulu – Hilo Honolulu – Kahului Honolulu – Kona Honolulu – Lihue Honolulu – Sydney  Hawaiian Airlines already has an inter-line […]

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Qantas to Santiago, Chile from 2012

Qantas is shifting the focus of its South American operations with the closure of its route to Buenos Aires in Argentina and the launch of a new route to Santiago in Chile. The new route will be flown thrice a week on board Boeing 747-400 aircraft. This has been expected for some time, with Qantas’ […]

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SriLankan Airlines Changes to Zurich Route

 SriLankan Airlines has revised its planned Colombo – Zurich operation, due to begin from 23rd December. The airline will now no longer operate the Zurich – London – Zurich sector of the planned Colombo – Zurich – London – Zurich – Colombo flight and will instead terminate at Zurich.  The new schedule will provide three […]

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Emirates Announces Dallas and Seattle

 Emirates Airline has announced that it will be launching flights to Dallas and Seattle from early 2012 onwards. Dallas flights will be launched from 2nd February and be flown daily on board a Boeing 777-200LR. Seattle flights will be launched from 1st March and be flown daily on board Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.  Schedules below Dubai […]

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BA’s retro 757 to fly one more time

 Back in September 2010, British Airways introduced a retro livery on one of its Boeing 757-200 aircraft to commemorate the retirement of the type from BA’s fleet. The particular aircraft, G-CPET, wearing the so-called ‘Negus scheme’ operated its last scheduled service on 30th October 2010, as flight BA1463 from Edinburgh to London Heathrow. The final […]

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CSA launches Abu Dhabi flights

 CSA Czech Airlines, on 21st September, launched flights to Abu Dhabi, from Prague. The airline will be flying the new route four times a week on board Airbus A320 family aircraft with the following schedule. OK352 PRG 1215 – 2010 AUH 32S 37 5:55h // Code-shared by Etihad as EY7851 OK350 PRG 2335 – 0730+1 […]

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All You Need to Know About Baltia Air Lines

 US based start-up, Baltia Airlines, has painted its second acquired aircraft – a Boeing 747-200. The airline acquired the ex- Northwest aircraft, N706BL, from Kalitta Air in December, 2010. With this recent purchase, Baltia’s fleet now comprises of two Boeing 747-200s. Who is Baltia?  Looking like one of the odd airline start-ups, Baltia has been in […]

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Biman’s 777-300ER gets a fresh livery

 Biman Bangladesh Airlines has applied a revised new livery to its eagerly expected new Boeing 777-300ER. The new livery might not be one to win awards for, but it surely is much better than its previous one.   Author unknown  The new aircraft will bring a number of changes to Biman’s long-haul network and will […]

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British Airways to increase Moscow capacity

British Airways, from 25th March 2012, is increasing capacity on its London Heathrow – Moscow service. The 0855 London departure ( 1720 from DME ) switches from Airbus A320 to Boeing 747-400. Flight number changes from BA872/3 to BA233/4. The other two daily flights will operate with Boeing 767 equipment.

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SpiceJet Adds Another Q400, Operation Analysed

 SpiceJet is planning to bring another Dash 8 Q400 aircraft to its fleet operation by 6th October, and will be launching a range of new flights using the aircraft. Having placed an order with Bombardier for 15 Dash 8 – Q400s in November 2010, the airline has already taken delivery of five of the type. This […]

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