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The Tie-Up of the Giants Shifts Alliance Axis

 It all began on a sunny Thursday, the 6th of September, in Sydney, and how far we have come in a little more than 30 days would have certainly been beyond imagination had we not experienced it firsthand. Beginning with the Qantas – Emirates alliance and on to Qatar joining oneworld to the Etihad tie-up with Air […]

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Lufthansa reveals third 747-8i route

Lufthansa has announced its third route to be upgraded to 747-8i equipment, and the selection is Bangalore, India. The city, known as the IT business centre of India, will receive daily 747-8i service effective 13th September. Schedule: LH754 FRA BLR 1215 0030+1 74H D LH755 BLR FRA 0230 0825 74H D Lufthansa’s 747-8i aircraft are […]

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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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Lufthansa expands into Qingdao and Shenyang

 Lufthansa joins the battle of Chinese expansion by becoming the next European carrier to launch flights to a secondary Chinese city next year.  Effective 26th March 2012, the German carrier will be launching flights to Qingdao and Shenyang out of Frankfurt. It will operate a three weekly Airbus A340-300 service on the route. The capacity […]

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Lufthansa to cancel Guangzhou service from Summer 2012

 Lufthansa is cancelling its flights to Guangzhou, China, with effect from 26th March, 2012. The airline is presently operating thrice weekly service on board Airbus A340-300 aircraft with the following schedule LH786 FRA 2215 – 1655+1 CAN 343 135 LH787 CAN 2340 – 0540+1 FRA 343 246 Air China also code-shares on this flight as […]

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Market Analysis : India – China

 India and China are fast becoming two world leaders, and are already home to two of the world’s fastest growing aviation markets. What do they have in common? We are going to find out. Passenger services  For two of the world’s biggest aviation markets, the traffic between India and mainland China are still quite lacklustre. […]

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Lufthansa to End Hyderabad Service

 Lufthansa, effective Winter 2011/12 will be terminating service to Hyderabad, HYD. The German carrier presently operates thrice weekly Frankfurt – Hyderabad flights. Poor loads are believed to be the reason for the cancellation. There is only very little O&D traffic between Hyderabad and Germany, and LH’s flights were almost entirely dependent on connecting traffic. Present […]

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Lufthansa Italia to close down, Air Dolomiti to take over

Lufthansa today announced that it will be closing down its Lufthansa Italia subsidiary. The airline launched Lufthansa Italia in 2008.  The subsidiary, which was launched to fill the gap left by Alitalia’s concentration on Rome, will close down its operations on 29th October 2011. The A319s presently operated by Lufthansa Italia will be utilized elsewhere […]

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KLM to Launch Rio De Janeiro Flights

 In an interview with Luchtvaart Nieuws, KLM CEO Mr. Peter Hartman has stated that the carrier is planning to launch flights to Rio De Janeiro ( GIG ), Brazil, from the next Winter season.  The carrier expects to cut capacity on some routes, which should reveal how the airline will be bringing in the aircraft […]

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Lufthansa Increases Munich – Saudi Arabia effective W11

Lufthansa from 31st October 2011, is launching flights to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, from Munich. The new flight will be operating as a tag on flight to its present Riyadh flight, which will see an upgrade from PrivatAir 737 to the airline’s own Airbus A340-300 aircraft.New flight schedule:LH608 MUC 1150 – 1905 RUH 1955 – 2140 […]

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