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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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Fly on a VIP jet to Tbilisi with Armavia

Ever wanted to fly on a VIP jet, but held back due to the cost? How about flying on one at commercial airline fares? That is what seemingly Armavia is planning to offer on its soon to be resumed Yerevan – Tbilisi service.  The Armenian flag carrier will resume service to the Georgian capital of […]

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Qantas & Emirates form extensive partnership

Bringing an end to long standing rumours, Qantas and Emirates today announced an extensive cooperation agreement – initially aimed at a term of 10 years. The agreement, subject to regulatory approval, and planned to commence in the next IATA Summer season (April 2013) will see a broad range of initiatives to integrate the two airlines’ […]

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Qantas & Emirates form extensive partnership

Bringing an end to long standing rumours, Qantas and Emirates today announced an extensive cooperation agreement – initially aimed at a term of 10 years. The agreement, subject to regulatory approval, and planned to commence in the next IATA Summer season (April 2013) will see a broad range of initiatives to integrate the two airlines’ […]

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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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Comair to cease operations

In line with its earlier announced intention to reduce regional flying, Delta Air Lines today announced that it will be ceasing the operations of its Comair unit on 29th September. Don Bornhost, Delta’s SVP of Delta Connection stated “While regional flying has and will remain a key component of Delta’s network, customer expectations and the […]

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Delta to suspend Winter service to Istanbul

Delta Air Lines has announced that it will be suspending its New York – Istanbul service in Winter 2012 season. The airline had planned to operate this route five times per week throughout the Winter season – but will now instead suspend it from 17th November onwards. Delta’s exit from this route appears to be […]

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