Archive | October, 2012

Kingfisher Airlines’ license suspended

The Indian DGCA announced today, that it has suspended the license (AOC) of cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines (IATA: IT). The airline was asked by the regulator earlier this month to submit an explanation on why its AOC should not be revoked, after its engineers and pilots went on strike in late September. The airline is several […]

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KLM Plans to Launch Fukuoka Service

KLM has revealed on the GDS that it plans to launch service to Fukuoka in Japan, in Summer 2013. Fukuoka will be the airline’s third Japanese destination after Tokyo and Osaka. The new service will begin on 3rd April, 2013 and will operate thrice weekly. Schedule: KL869 AMS FUK 1440 0820+1 772 D357 KL870 FUK […]

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JAL to launch Narita – Helsinki 787 service

Japan Airlines has announced that it plans to launch a new nonstop route to Helsinki from 25th February 2013. The new 787 service will operate four times per week. Helsinki is the hub of fellow oneworld member Finnair. Schedule JL413 NRT HEL 1145 1505 787 D1246 JL414 HEL NRT 1725 1015+1 787 D1246 The airline […]

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Maldivian adds A320, to launch new international routes

Maldivian (IATA: Q2), (Island Aviation Services) the national airline of Maldives, has added an Airbus A320 to its fleet and will be shortly launching three new international destinations. Photo credit: YPspotter32 The airline will be launching new service to Chennai and Mumbai in India, and Dhaka in Bangladesh. It’s first Airbus A320, pictured above, will […]

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The Tie-Up of the Giants Shifts Alliance Axis

 It all began on a sunny Thursday, the 6th of September, in Sydney, and how far we have come in a little more than 30 days would have certainly been beyond imagination had we not experienced it firsthand. Beginning with the Qantas – Emirates alliance and on to Qatar joining oneworld to the Etihad tie-up with Air […]

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Air Canada to expand international operations while mulling LCC subsidiary

Air Canada this week announced their latest plans on improving the performance in an ever competitive North American airline industry. The carrier now appears to look more into long haul traffic, while shifting its short haul services to a lower cost subsidiary.   According to a recent press release released by the airline, it now […]

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