Archive | December, 2011

Turkish Announces 6 More Routes

 Continuing its astonishing growth phase, Turkish Airlines has announced plans to launch flights on 6 new routes. The routes are Istanbul – Kinshasha Istanbul – Bremen Istanbul – Aalborg – Billund – Istanbul Istanbul – Edinburgh Istanbul – Leipzig  These aircraft will be based on aircraft availability and do not have any published schedules yet. […]

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The First Birthday

 Today celebrates the first birthday of this blog. And it’s great to see the progress that The Networker has achieved. If The Network helped to fill your thirsty for airline route news and analysis, that is what makes me happy. Thank you, for sticking with The Networker – you are The Networker’s biggest strength. Here’s […]

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New Spanish Operator Picks Up 717s

 Some time back, there was a lot of rumours about who is going to pick up bankrupt Mexicana Click’s Boeing 717s. And at least one seems to have found a new life at Volotea, a start-up Spanish operator. Photo by Airliners Gallery  Oddly enough, there is not much information on the internet about this airline, […]

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THE The Odyssey’s Odyssey – Another Attempt At All Biz Class Transatlantic Profits

 News was revealed today about a new start-up airline that plans to launch transatlantic all Business Class operations with Bombardier CSeries aircraft. Could they become successful? One of the unidentified customers for Bombardier’s CSeries aircraft has been revealed by Reuters to be a new UK based start-up called Odyssey Airways. The airline’s scope however is […]

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Air New Zealand All Blacks Boeing 777-300ER ZK-OKQ

Air New Zealand Unveils All Blacks 777

 Air New Zealand today unveiled its latest Boeing 777-300ER, wearing a special All Blacks (the New Zealand Rugby team which won the world cup this year) livery, on Friday. The aircraft was presented for the media by Kieran Read and Andy Ellis, two members of the All Blacks who flew in to Boeing’s Paine Field […]

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Emirates Adds Fourth Daily A380 to London Heathrow

 Emirates Airline effective 25th March 2012 will be upgrading another of its five daily London Heathrow flights to Airbus A380. The new upgrade would see Emirates operating four A380s and one Boeing 777-300 (non ER) to London Heathrow every day.  The new A380 flight operates on EK005/6 and replaces the Boeing 777-300ER presently used. The […]

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KLM Cancels Liverpool Service

 KLM effective 25th March 2012 will be cancelling its thrice daily service on the Amsterdam – Liverpool route. The airline stated on its Facebook page that the reason was that the route was not profitable. Present schedule: KL1035 AMS 0930 – 0955 LPL F70 D KL1041 AMS 1620 – 1645 LPL F70 D KL1045 AMS […]

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Malaysia Airlines cuts routes as planned

Malaysia Airlines has confirmed that it will be cancelling its flights to Buenos Aires, South Africa, Karachi and more, as planned.  The affected services are Kuala Lumpur-Karachi-Dubai Kuala Lumpur-Dubai-Damman Kuala Lumpur-Johannesburg Kuala Lumpur-Cape Town-Bueno Aires Kuala Lumpur-Rome Kuala Lumpur-Surabaya Langkawi-Penang-Singapore  This article will soon be updated with capacity and schedule data.

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Emirates Adds Second Daily Venice Flight, Ups Jeddah Capacity

 Emirates Airline has revealed on the GDS that it will be launching a second daily flight to Venice from 25th March 2012. Both daily flights will be operated by Airbus A340-300 aircraft. EK135 DXB 0950 – 1405 VCE 343 D EK137 DXB 1545 – 2000 VCE 343 D EK136 VCE 1545 – 2335 DXB 343 […]

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JAL Announces New 787 Routes

 Japan Airlines today announced extra new routes for its soon to be delivered Boeing 787 fleet. The new routes are Tokyo Narita to New Delhi Tokyo Narita to Moscow Tokyo Haneda to Beijing No specific dates were announced for the above routes.  The airline has already announced Tokyo Narita – Boston as the first route for its […]

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