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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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British Airways to resume Seoul service

British Airways from 2nd December will be resuming service to Seoul, South Korea, after over a 14 year hiatus. The airline will initially operate six times weekly on the route on board Boeing 777-200ER aircraft. The route will operate out of London Heathrow and in to Seoul Incheon. Schedule: BA017 LHR 1300 – 0855+1 ICN […]

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British Airways to resume Seoul service

British Airways from 2nd December will be resuming service to Seoul, South Korea, after over a 14 year hiatus. The airline will initially operate six times weekly on the route on board Boeing 777-200ER aircraft. The route will operate out of London Heathrow and in to Seoul Incheon. Schedule: BA017 LHR 1300 – 0855+1 ICN […]

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Route Highlights

Here are some of this week’s most important route news so far.. – Effective 1st June, RAK Airways will be launching flights to Bangkok. Flights will operate four times weekly on board 737-800 equipment. Also, from 15th February, the airline will launch flights to Kathmandu. – Qatar Airways from 2nd February will be resuming flights […]

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BA’s retro 757 to fly one more time

 Back in September 2010, British Airways introduced a retro livery on one of its Boeing 757-200 aircraft to commemorate the retirement of the type from BA’s fleet. The particular aircraft, G-CPET, wearing the so-called ‘Negus scheme’ operated its last scheduled service on 30th October 2010, as flight BA1463 from Edinburgh to London Heathrow. The final […]

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British Airways to increase Moscow capacity

British Airways, from 25th March 2012, is increasing capacity on its London Heathrow – Moscow service. The 0855 London departure ( 1720 from DME ) switches from Airbus A320 to Boeing 747-400. Flight number changes from BA872/3 to BA233/4. The other two daily flights will operate with Boeing 767 equipment.

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BA Gives a Sneak Peek at its New Advertising Campaign

 British Airways on 21st September launches its new advertising campaign, believed to be one of the airline’s most expansive to date. The campaign features an illustrative history of the airline, since the days of BOAC, and is aimed at rebuilding the airline’s image. BA has now released a trailer of the campaign on YouTube. View […]

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KLM to Launch Rio De Janeiro Flights

 In an interview with Luchtvaart Nieuws, KLM CEO Mr. Peter Hartman has stated that the carrier is planning to launch flights to Rio De Janeiro ( GIG ), Brazil, from the next Winter season.  The carrier expects to cut capacity on some routes, which should reveal how the airline will be bringing in the aircraft […]

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TAM Applies for Daily Rio – London flights

 TAM Linhas AĆ©reas has applied to the ANAC ( Brazilian equivalent of CAA ) to increase its Rio De Janeiro – London flights to Daily. The airline presently operates thrice weekly services to London Heathrow on board Airbus A330-200 aircraft.  The decision to increase flights, apparently, comes as a form of head-to-head competition with oneworld carrier […]

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