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Emirates Adds Service to Clark, Enters Manila’s Secondary LCC Airport

 Emirates already has a significant presence in Philippines with three daily flights to Manila and it has been well known that the carrier was keen to add more capacity to this fast growing city. Yet, Manila (MNL) at present is one of the most crowded airports in Asia – and getting a slot, specially one at your […]

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Qatar Airways Introduces Higher Density 777-300ER

 Qatar Airways has introduced a higher density seating configuration for some of its 777-300ER aircraft to be used on lower yielding routes. The new configuration will have 380 (24J/356Y) seats in total, with the removal of the second Business Class cabin and replacing it with Economy Class. The Economy Class seating remains 3-3-3. One 777-300ER, […]

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KLM to go nonstop to Taipei

 KLM effective 25th March will be converting its Taipei operation to a daily nonstop service. The new flights will continue to Manila. With this change, Manila which used to be served nonstop will now become one-stop. The route will now be operated on board Boeing 777-200 aircraft.  Schedule below. KL807 AMS 2040 – 1445+1 TPE […]

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Mihin Lanka to Bangkok, Manila and Sharjah

 In an interview with a local newspaper, Mr. Kapila Chandrasena, the [joint] CEO of Mihin Lanka [ and SriLankan Airlines] has stated that the Sri Lanka based low cost carrier expects to launch flights to Bangkok, Manila and Sharjah soon.    He has stated that the carrier will launch flights to Manila via Bangkok, a […]

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Mihin Lanka additional Dhaka flight on 8th Sep.

Mihin Lanka, on 8th September operates an extra flight on the Colombo – Dhaka route. The flight operates with Airbus A320 aircraft and the schedule is below. MJ503 CMB 2325 – 0315+1 DAC 320 8SEP MJ504 DAC 0415 – 0700 CMB 320 9SEP The carrier usually operates three weekly flights on the route. The airline’s […]

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All About Cathay’s Y+

As hinted a few weeks ago, Cathay Pacific this week made public its intention to have a Premium Economy product onboard. While the new product is yet to receive a formal launch, new flights to be operated with Premium Economy have already been loaded on the reservation systems. With the new product offering, Cathay becomes […]

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Gulf Air Summer Schedule Changes

 Gulf Air starting from May 2011 is increasing flights to a range of destinations. The carrier is also to launch flights to Copenhagen and Nairobi, info on which could be found here.The network increases are as follows. Bangkok, BKK – frequencies to be tincreased from 7 to 9 times per week effective 01JUN Colombo, CMB […]

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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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