Archive | August, 2012


United Airlines Reveals Initial 787 Routes

United Airlines today announced its initial Boeing 787 routes, the first international route of which is to begin on 4th December, 2012.  Houston will become the first 787 crew base for United, with several other stations likely to follow.  United’s 787-8s are configured in a 36 BusinessFirst, 72 Economy Plus and 111 Economy class seats (36C/ 72W/ […]

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Lufthansa reveals third 747-8i route

Lufthansa has announced its third route to be upgraded to 747-8i equipment, and the selection is Bangalore, India. The city, known as the IT business centre of India, will receive daily 747-8i service effective 13th September. Schedule: LH754 FRA BLR 1215 0030+1 74H D LH755 BLR FRA 0230 0825 74H D Lufthansa’s 747-8i aircraft are […]

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American to reportedly suspend Brussels service

According to a report on the Belgian local newspaper, De Standaard, American Airlines may stop its Brussels services from this November. The report, while unconfirmed by the airline, suggests poor performance of its New York JFK – Brussels route as the cause for the cancellation. As of this writing, AA’s daily JFK – Brussels flight […]

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Wind Jet suspends operation

Italian low cost carrier Wind Jet yesterday suspended operations, stranding thousands of passengers. The carrier was rumoured to suspend operations since its merger talks with Alitalia fell off last week. The carrier was operating a route network mainly connecting Sicily with Italy, but also operated a base at Rimini. The airline has now suspended all […]

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Emirates to launch flights to Phuket

Emirates Airline, effective 10th December will be starting service to its second destination in Thailand – Phuket. The airline will launch daily flights to the Thai holiday city, on board Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Schedule: EK 378 DXB HKT 1245 2155 D 332 EK 379 HKT DXB 0035 0435 D 332 Note that this flight presently […]

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