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DoT Awards Delta the Rights for Seattle – Haneda

 The U.S Department of Transportation last week tentatively awarded Delta Air Lines the right to serve Tokyo Haneda from Seattle, after a toughly battled contest among the major US airlines. The following post sums up in brief the reasonings made by each airline, and the grounds on which their competitors contetsed it. United States has four pairs […]

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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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Delta returns ATL – Shanghai slots to DOT, requests to delay Guangzhou launch

 Going ahead with its strict, yet well rewarding capacity discipline exercise, Delta Air Lines has requested the US Department of Transportation (DoT) approval to delay the launch of Tokyo – Guangzhou service, while returning the slots for its Atlanta – Shanghai service.  According to the recently filed dockets – Delta now seems to have given […]

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Delta to suspend Atlanta – Shanghai route again

Delta Air Lines has announced that it will be suspending its Atlanta – Shanghai route once again from 18th January 2012. The airline presently operates the route twice weekly. It first began the route as a daily flight in 2008, and suspended it in 2009. The route was resumed in June 2011.

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Hawaiian Adds Third Japanese Destination – Fukuoka, Follows Delta

 Hawaiian Airlines is continuing its expansion in Japan, with the addition of Fukuoka as its third Japanese destination. The new service will launch on 16th April 2012, and will operate daily on board Boeing 767-300ER aircraft. Hawaiian’s 763 is configured for 262 seats. Photo by Dylan Ashe  The schedule for the new route is below […]

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Delta to suspend Kiev flights

 Delta Air Lines, effective 17th June will be suspending its flights to Kiev indefinitely. The airline presently serves Kiev from New York, JFK. The move is likely a part of the airline’s cost cutting initiative. The airline will continue to offer code-share service to Kiev via Paris and Amsterdam.  The competition to this route comes […]

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Delta to cut routes out of Cincinnati and Memphis

As per the present schedule display, Delta Air Lines will be cancelling the following routes effective 7th September, 2011.Cincinatti – Fort WayneMemphis – Golden TriangleMemphis – LafayetteMemphis – Lexington/ Blue GrassMemphis – Moline/ Quad City There are also multiple frequency reductions planned, more information on which could be found on this blog soon. In a […]

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Who Went Where in Summer – The America 2011

 The beginning of the Summer season every year ensures a large number of new, and seasonal routes starting. This year is no difference and this new feature “Who Went Where in Summer” will provide you with a neat summary of new routes that began with 2011′s Summer ( 27th March ). We hope to cover […]

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China Eastern Files to End AA codeshare, to Join with Delta

 China Eastern Airlines yesterday filed with the US Department of Transportation to end its 13yr old codesharing accord with American Airlines. The two has been codesharing on each other’s flights between the USA and China since 1998.  The termination of the agreement follows MU’s entry into SkyTeam and AA’s launch of its own Los Angeles […]

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