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Emirates Adds Third Daily Flight to Manchester

 Emirates Airline has added its third daily flight to Manchester, making the UK airport its third European airport to receive a third daily flight after London Heathrow and Gatwick, also in the UK. The announcement comes following the already announced second daily Manchester flights by Gulf rivals Qatar ( from 1st June) and Etihad ( […]

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Routes of The Week 20-26 February

Airline Type Route Frequency A/C Type Validity Etihad increase Abu Dhabi – Beijing 5 weekly > Daily A330-200 eff 2 Jul Oman Air increase Muscat – Colombo 5 > 6 weekly EQV eff 1 Jun China Eastern increase Qingdao – Nanjing – SIN 3w > Daily A319 eff 27 Mar Emirates cancellation Dubai – Tripoli […]

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Oman Air to Continue Expansion in Summer

 Oman Air, the national carrier of Oman, is to continue its route network expansion in 2011 Summer season beginning on 27th March.  The highlights so far include From Muscat.. Abu Dhabi – Frequencies increased from thrice to four times daily flights Bahrain – Frequencies increased from twice to thrice daily flights (2x E175, 1x 737-800) […]

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Emirates, Etihad win more rights to France

 The UAE has finally received the much requested additional air services rights from France, report multiple sources. The discussions were later focused on a Rafale order  in exchange for the additional rights, The DEW Line had reported in 2010.  The airlines are believed to have received 22 additional rights into France, which include additional flights into […]

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Routes of the Week 30 Jan – 5 February

This week’s Routes of the Week takes an experimental new look. Let us know what you think of it, by leaving a comment. Airline Type Route Frequency Type Validity Oman Air launch Muscat – Moscow DME 4 weekly 737-800 9 Jun 2011 – Oman Air launch Muscat – Khartoum 4 weekly 737-800 5 May 2011 […]

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Emirates Ups Flights to Vienna, Hamburg

 Emirates Airline from 27th March will add four extra flights to Vienna, while doubling its daily flight to Hamburg from 1 September. Schedules below. Vienna, VIE EK127 0955 DXB - VIE 1345 B777-300ER daily EK125 1715 DXB – VIE 2120 A340-500 Tu, We, Fr, Su EK128 1530 VIE – DXB 2255 B777-300ER daily EK126 2250 VIE – DXB 0630+1 […]

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The Canada – UAE fiasco; AC proposed EK JV in 2006

 One of the toughest aviation route rights battles ongoing right now is Canada vs UAE. Airlines from UAE are only allowed a total of six weekly flights to Canada, while the UAE – Dubai in particular – are offering unlimited traffic rights in return. Emirates is now operating Airbus A380 aircraft on its three weekly […]

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Routes of The Week 16-22 January

Welcome to this week’s Routes of The Week edition. Your weekly short and sweet route announcements list. 16-22 January China Southern Airlines announced that it will be launching new flights to Vancouver and Amsterdam. The Vancouver route will operate thrice weekly aboard Boeing 777-200ER aircraft w.e.f 15 Jun while the new nonstop Guangzhou – Amsterdam […]

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Route Launch : flydubai to Chittagong

Flydubai on 17 Jan launched flights to Chittagong with the touchdown of FZ587 at 2020 local time. Chittagong is the carrier’s 30th worldwide destination and the first in Bangladesh. It will launch flights to Dhaka, it’s second Bangladeshi destination on 14 Feb while Chittagong flights will go daily from 27 Mar.  

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