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United Airlines Reveals Initial 787 Routes

United Airlines today announced its initial Boeing 787 routes, the first international route of which is to begin on 4th December, 2012.  Houston will become the first 787 crew base for United, with several other stations likely to follow.  United’s 787-8s are configured in a 36 BusinessFirst, 72 Economy Plus and 111 Economy class seats (36C/ 72W/ […]

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SAA ends CPT – LHR service, SIA quickly grabs the slot for a 4th daily SIN – LHR

 South African Airways just two days ago revealed that it would be cancelling its long serving Cape Town – London Heathrow service effective 14th August. And with the cancellation, it would be leaving a slot pair with some very lucrative timings at Heathrow. SA220 CPT LHR 1850 0620+1 D 332 SA221 LHR CPT 2100 1005+1 […]

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American announces its inaugural 777-300ER schedule

 American Airlines has just announced its inaugural range of destinations to be served by its fleet of Boeing 777-300ERs. Artist’s impression of Business Class cabin on board AA’s new Boeing 777-300ER  The aircraft will enter scheduled service on 13th December, with Dallas Ft. Worth – Sao Paulo to become the first destination for the new […]

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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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germanwings replacing Lufthansa on Cologne – LHR service

 Lufthansa, from 25th March, appears to be replacing its Cologne – London Heathrow service with low cost subsidiary germanwings service. The LCC will take over all three of LH’s daily frequencies and will operate the flights with Airbus A319 aircraft, same as the type used by LH at present – albeit with a larger economy class. This […]

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China Airlines to Cancel London Heathrow service

 China Airlines effective 25th March will be cancelling its two weekly Taipei – London Heathrow route over poor performance of the route. The airline is presently operating this route with Airbus A340-300 aircraft. Schedule till 25th March: CI69 TPE 0925 – 1655 LHR 343 4 CI69 TPE 0925 – 1705 LHR 343 7 CI70 LHR […]

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Emirates Adds Fourth Daily A380 to London Heathrow

 Emirates Airline effective 25th March 2012 will be upgrading another of its five daily London Heathrow flights to Airbus A380. The new upgrade would see Emirates operating four A380s and one Boeing 777-300 (non ER) to London Heathrow every day.  The new A380 flight operates on EK005/6 and replaces the Boeing 777-300ER presently used. The […]

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Malaysia Airlines network restructuring in early 2012

 UPDATE AS OF 1037 GMT 11NOV – MAS has reopened these routes for reservation. Malaysia Airlines, which kept a long silence after its share swap deal with AirAsia, has revealed a major network restructuring beginning in early 2012. The restructuring sees MAS cancelling a number of loss making routes, axing its Kota Kinbalu hub, as […]

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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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