Archive | April, 2012

Druk Air to launch Mumbai service

Apologies for the lack of content this week. This blog should be back to normal from next week. Bhutan’s national carrier appears to be planning to launch service to Mumbai, as per a recent GDS update. The airline plans to start twice weekly service between Paro and Mumbai from 15th May on board Airbus A319 […]

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Transavia to launch Dubai flights

Complementing its parent carrier KLM’s service, low cost carrier Transavia will launch service on the Dubai – Amsterdam route from 11th October. it will operate twice weekly on the route, on board a Boeing 737-800 aircraft. HV6901 AMS 0630 – 1655 DXB 738 14 HV6902 DXB 1750 – 0045+1 AMS 738 14 The move is […]

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easyJet to launch Manchester – Tel Aviv

Following up from the success of its London – Tel Aviv services, easyJet from 1st November will be launching a new service to Tel Aviv from Manchester. The new service will operate twice weekly and will compete head to head with Jet2′s service on the same route. easyJet’s service too is expected to operate on […]

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Bahrain Air to expand out of Saudi Arabia

Bahrain Air seems to have received the Saudi aviation ministry’s permission to operate international services out of Saudi Arabia and has loaded its first few routes out of the kingdom. The airline will launch four and three weekly flights respectively each to Beirut and Khartoum from Dammam. The flights appear to utilize the aircraft on […]

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Cyprus Airways to add a London Heathrow – Athens flight from October

Cyprus Airways from October launches a new London Heathrow flight from Athens. The flight will operate during night hours, daily, with the following schedule. ATH LHR 1840 2045 LHR ATH 2200 0335+1 The flight operates on board Airbus A321 aircraft.

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Virgin Australia’s first 777 to get new colours see the light of day

Virgin Australia’s first Boeing 777-300ER to receive the new group corporate livery has been spotted out of the hangar in Sydney. See the photo at Airliners.net

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Virgin Australia’s first 777 to get new colours see the light of day

Virgin Australia’s first Boeing 777-300ER to receive the new group corporate livery has been spotted out of the hangar in Sydney. See the photo at Airliners.net

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Allegiant Announces Hawaii Service

Allegiant Air has announced that it will be launching service to Honolulu, Hawaii. The airline will begin service with the following services. – Fresno, CA effective 30th June – Las Vegas, effective 29th June

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Etihad to provide Air Seychelles with capacity lift as the cooperation evolves further

Air Seychelles’ new managing owner, Etihad Airways, has opted to provide the island nation airline with additional aircraft capacity as the cooperation between the two evolves further. Under the new arrangement, some routes presently operated by Air Seychelles will see Etihad aircraft being operated with the former’s callsign, effective 1st May. While this could also […]

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AeroSur ceases operations

 Bolivia’s largest airline, AeroSur, ceased operations on 31st March. Although it is believed that the reason was financial performance, it is also being rumoured that a political pressure led it.  AeroSur, bearing the IATA code 5L and the ICAO code RSU was launched in 1992. The airline was based at the Viru Viru International Airport […]

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