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Vietnam Airlines plans London service increase, Adds Frankfurt stop

Vietnam Airlines, from April 2013, plans a service increase to its recently launched London Gatwick service – however will now add a Frankfurt stop in both directions. The airline will increase frequencies on the Ho Chi Minh – London Gatwick routing from 2 to 3 per week, increasing the overall service from four to five […]

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Aeroflot to begin special London Gatwick service for Olympics

Aeroflot is starting a new one-time service to London Gatwick airport in time for the Olympics beginning in July 2012. The service operates only during the Olympics season and exact start/end dates might vary with demand. Service operates up to twice daily with Airbus A330-300 service. Service appears to begin on 25th July and initially […]

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Air Zimbabwe suspends London flights

 Air Zimbabwe has suspended its Harare – London Gatwick flights effective immediately. One of the airline’s Boeing 767-200s was impounded at Gatwick recently over unpaid debts.

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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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Korean Air to launch flights to London Gatwick

 Korean Air has made the surprising decision to launch a flight to London Gatwick, to complement with its present daily flights from Seoul Incheon to London Heathrow.  The airline will be launching three weekly flights to London Gatwick, effective IATA Northern Summer season of 2012 (27th March 2012, London departure on the 28th). The flight, […]

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AirAsia X Shifts London Flights to Gatwick

 AirAsia X, effective 24th October is shifting its London operations from London Stansted to London Gatwick. The long haul low cost carrier has been serving Stansted since 2008. The move can be seen as an attempt to capture higher yielding traffic. Discussions between Gatwick airport and AirAsia X are believed to have continued for a […]

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Monarch to Increase Scheduled Flying With New Routes

Monarch Airlines, the leisure carrier, has increased its scheduled flying activities in 2012 with a focus on the Mediterranean.  The new routes so far announced by the airline are as follows • Gatwick to Antalya – 2 flights per week • Gatwick – Dalaman – up to 11 flights per week • Gatwick – Sharm el […]

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Hellenic Imperial outlines scheduled network plans

Greek carrier Hellenic Imperial will be launching scheduled passenger flights from 24th June when it begins service to New York and London. The airline will be operating four times weekly service to New York JFK and six times weekly service to London Gatwick at the beginning. This will make it the only Greek carrier to […]

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Vietnam Airlines to launch London flights

Vietnam Airlines, from 8th of December, launches flights to London. The flights operate four times a week to London Gatwick. The flights are planned to be operate out of both Hanoi com Ho-Chi-Minh City, with two weekly flights for each. The flights will operate as red-eyes for an early morning arrival, both ways. VN already […]

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Qatar Airways to Terminate London Gatwick Service

 Qatar Airways, effective 1st June 2011, will terminate its flights to London Gatwick. The airline presently operates daily to the airport. The excess capacity will be utilized to increase flights to Manchester to twice daily.  The airline will instead focus its London strategy around Heathrow airport, where it flies four times a day. This will […]

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