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Delta Air Lines 2011 Salt Lake City

Delta Air Lines Early 2011 Changes

Delta Air Lines has updated on the Global Distribution Systems a number of changes to its current flight inventory ( most data applying from Summer 2011 onwards ). The changes are given below. Please note that the aircraft type is not displayed. Only the routes with changes are shown, with frequencies against either current frequency […]

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Jakarta Airport T2

Jakarta Now South East Asia’s Busiest Airport By Passenger Traffic

Did you use to believe that Singapore was South East Asia’s busiest airport ? Or Bangkok ? It’s time to change your belief now. Indonesia’s Jakarta Soekarano Hatta ( CGK ) airport has now surpassed both Singapore and Bangkok to become Southeast Asia’s busiest airport by passenger traffic. For the 12 months ending September 2010, […]

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Etihad Airways Airbus A340

Etihad to continue European expansion in 2011

Etihad Airways ( EY ), the Abu Dhabi flag carrier, will increase its European operations from June 2011 onwards.    The following frequency increases are currently reflected on GDS.   Abu Dhabi – Milan, MXP ( currently five weekly )  From 3rd June 2011, increases to six weekly. From 30 July, goes daily. Flights will operate […]

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Malaysia Airlines B747-400 9M-MPH by Adrian Pingstone

KLM JV with MAS, What Does It Mean ?

Malaysia Airlines and KLM, codeshare partners for twelve years, signed an MoU for a wide-ranging JV, yesterday ( 22 Dec ) in Shanghai. The joint venture, KLM’s fifth of the kind, includes revenue sharing on the Kuala Lumpur – Amsterdam route. The new JV aims to increase the carriers’ share on the growing Australia – […]

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Jet Airways A330-200 VT-JWF by A.R.Pingstone

Analysis: Jet Airways to expand aggressively on long haul, and what will become of BRU hub

Jet Airways has announced its plans to aggressively expand internationally, and launch new routes to Paris, Seoul, Taipei and Tokyo – while resuming its Mumbai – Shanghai service.   While none of these flights are yet loaded on GDS, considering this takes place as planned, this paves way for some interesting conclusions. The airline is currently […]

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Hub and Spoke Network

The Difference: Hub and Spoke vs. Point to Point

Let’s start The Networker with a tutorial about a question that many of newbie ‘route network enthusiasts’ may be curious on. You may have heard about Point to Point and Hub and Spoke models in airline networks. What do they exactly mean ? What are the use cases ? And how could they work for […]

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Welcome to The Networker !

Welcome to The Networker. Your prime source for airline route network news, developments and analysis . My name is Miyuru, and I am the blogger ( or, The Networker ) here. Some of you might already know me from Airline Industry Review, my other blog – or as @AirlineIndustry from Twitter. The Networker is the […]

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