Archive | November, 2011

Spirit launches for new cities out of Dallas Ft. Worth and offers Chapter $11 fares

 In the wake of American Airlines’ bankruptcy, Spirit Airlines has just announced the launch of four new routes out of Dallas Ft. Worth, one of American’s major hubs. To make things even more evident, Spirit is offering a special $11 one way fare on all of the routes. The new cities out of DFW are […]

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United Applies to Replace Continental on Brazil Routes

 As part of its procedure to get a single Air Operators Certificate, United Airlines has applied from ANAC Brazil to replace Continental Airlines code on all flights to Brazil effective 9th December 2011. The flights could still be operated with Continental Airlines aircraft and crew. New UA coded flights: UA030 GRU 2300 – 0600+1 EWR […]

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Delta to suspend Atlanta – Shanghai route again

Delta Air Lines has announced that it will be suspending its Atlanta – Shanghai route once again from 18th January 2012. The airline presently operates the route twice weekly. It first began the route as a daily flight in 2008, and suspended it in 2009. The route was resumed in June 2011.

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Lufthansa expands into Qingdao and Shenyang

 Lufthansa joins the battle of Chinese expansion by becoming the next European carrier to launch flights to a secondary Chinese city next year.  Effective 26th March 2012, the German carrier will be launching flights to Qingdao and Shenyang out of Frankfurt. It will operate a three weekly Airbus A340-300 service on the route. The capacity […]

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Astraeus Ceases Operations

British ACMI and charter carrier Astraeus Airlines yesterday ceased operations. The airline has went into administration and all flying will be halted and employees have been laid off. The airline’s Hugh Parry in a memo to the employees, said It is with great sadness that I must advise you that Astraeus Airlines has ceased operations […]

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Qatar Airways to Perth from July 2012

Qatar Airways from 3rd July 2012 launches its second destination in Australia, Perth. Service will initially operate thrice weekly on board Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Schedule below. QR900 DOH 0150 – 1815 PER 332 246 QR901 PER 2230 – 0520+1 DOH 332 246  The airline already operates to Melbourne, in Australia.

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Hawaiian to launch New York flights

 Hawaiian Airlines launches flights to New York from June 2012, for the first time in its history. The airline will launch flights from 4th June 2012 to operate daily on board Airbus A330-200. Schedule below HA050 HNL 1505 – 0655+1 JFK 332 D HA051 JFK 1000 – 1500 HNL 332 D 05JUN12

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RAK Airways to introduce Embraer 190 aircraft

 RAK Airways has wet leased one Embraer 190 aircraft, from Air Moldova. Skyliner Aviation had captured a photo of the new aircraft, in a modified RAK Airways livery.

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Lufthansa to cancel Guangzhou service from Summer 2012

 Lufthansa is cancelling its flights to Guangzhou, China, with effect from 26th March, 2012. The airline is presently operating thrice weekly service on board Airbus A340-300 aircraft with the following schedule LH786 FRA 2215 – 1655+1 CAN 343 135 LH787 CAN 2340 – 0540+1 FRA 343 246 Air China also code-shares on this flight as […]

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Qantas to launch A380 service to Hong Kong and to increase Melbourne – LAX flights

 Qantas Airways will be launching Airbus A380 service to Hong Kong on 15th January 2012, replacing Boeing 747 aircraft on flight QF127/8. Service operates four times weekly with rest of the days in the week to be operated by Boeing 747-400 aircraft. Airbus A380 is assigned a ten minutes extra flight time both ways due […]

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