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Qantas and China Eastern to launch JetStar Hong Kong

Qantas and China Eastern this morning announced the formation of jetStar Hong Kong, to be based at (obviously) Hong Kong. Built in fellow OneWorld member Cathay Pacific’s home turf, the new joint venture will be owned equally by Qantas (oneWorld) and China Eastern (SkyTeam). The new airline plans to begin operation in 2013 with flights […]

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Hong Kong Airlines Cancels Moscow Service

 Hong Kong Airlines from 16th January, appears to cancel its Moscow Domodedovo service. The flight presently operates thrice weekly on board Airbus A330-200 aircraft. The airline had originally planned to briefly suspend this route and to resume it from early March, however this no longer appears to be the case. Schedule till 15th January HX817 […]

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Qantas to launch A380 service to Hong Kong and to increase Melbourne – LAX flights

 Qantas Airways will be launching Airbus A380 service to Hong Kong on 15th January 2012, replacing Boeing 747 aircraft on flight QF127/8. Service operates four times weekly with rest of the days in the week to be operated by Boeing 747-400 aircraft. Airbus A380 is assigned a ten minutes extra flight time both ways due […]

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Hong Kong Airlines announces all premium London – HK service

 Hong Kong Airlines today announced its long awaited all premium class service on the Hong Kong – London route.  Dubbed “Hong Kong Airlines Club”, the service will operate daily between Hong Kong and London Gatwick. The airline will operate specially configured Airbus A330-200 aircraft with 34 Club Premier (Business class) seats and 82 Club Classic […]

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Cathay Pacific Increases Los Angeles to 3 Daily

Cathay Pacific has increased its Los Angeles flights from 17 to 21 weekly, with effect from 2nd March 2012. The route will now be flown exclusively by Boeing 777-300ERs. Schedule: CX884 HKG LAX 1305-0940 D 77W CX882 HKG LAX 1625-1255 D 77W CX880 HKG LAX 2345-2015 D 77W CX885 LAX HKG 1125-1845+1 D 77W CX883 […]

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Boeing 787 is certified. Where will it fly ?

The Boeing 787-8 has just been officially certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Where will it fly ? You might be wondering. Photo by Flightblogger. The first ever Boeing 787 to enter in commercial operation, JA801A will be handed over to launch operator All Nippon Airlines on 26th September. The aircraft will be configured […]

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Jetstar considering Hong Kong subsidiary ?

MarketWatch, via The Apple Daily, reports that Qantas’ jetStar is planning a subsidiary in Hong Kong. The article states that the carrier is in discussions with the Hong Kong SAR’s government about obtaining an AOC, citing an unnamed source. While neither Qantas nor jetStar have confirmed this, it appears as an interesting topic with Qantas […]

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Finnair to launch flights to Chongqing

Finnair (IATA:AY ) today announced that it will be launching flights to Chongqing, China, from May 2012. Chongqing will become the carrier’s third mainland, and fourth overall, Chinese destination after Beijing, Shanghai and the SAR of Hong Kong. Finnair plans to fly to Chongqing four times a week, on board Airbus A340 aircraft. The flight […]

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Air Astana Outlines Expansion Plans

 In an interview with ATWOnline, Peter Foster, CEO of Air Astana, has outlined the Kazakh carrier’s ambitious expansion plans.  The airline plans to add the cities of Shanghai, Singapore, Hong Kong and Colombo to its network, with a stated goal of expanding its fleet to fifty aircraft by 2020. It also wants to be flying […]

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Routes of The Week 27 Feb – 14 Mar

Airline Type Route Frequency Aircraft Validity Aegean launch Larnaca – London LHR daily A320 eff 27 Mar Garuda Indonesia increase Jakarta – Hong Kong D > 2D 737-800 eff 16 Jun flydubai launch Dubai – Sohag 2 weekly 737-800 eff 6 Apr Qatar Airways launch Doha – Sofia 4 weekly A320 eff 14 Sep Qatar […]

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