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JAL to launch Narita – Helsinki 787 service

Japan Airlines has announced that it plans to launch a new nonstop route to Helsinki from 25th February 2013. The new 787 service will operate four times per week. Helsinki is the hub of fellow oneworld member Finnair. Schedule JL413 NRT HEL 1145 1505 787 D1246 JL414 HEL NRT 1725 1015+1 787 D1246 The airline […]

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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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Delta returns ATL – Shanghai slots to DOT, requests to delay Guangzhou launch

 Going ahead with its strict, yet well rewarding capacity discipline exercise, Delta Air Lines has requested the US Department of Transportation (DoT) approval to delay the launch of Tokyo – Guangzhou service, while returning the slots for its Atlanta – Shanghai service.  According to the recently filed dockets – Delta now seems to have given […]

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QANTAS Announces Additional Route Cuts

Qantas Airways has announced a number of additional route cuts from Summer, as part of its ongoing restructuring efforts. The affected routes include.. – Auckland – Los Angeles, Airbus A330 service – Singapore – Mumbai, Airbus A330 service This would cut Qantas’ only link with India, although Los Angeles would continue to be served with […]

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American Drops JFK – Narita to Resume JFK – Haneda

 American Airlines, on 31st May will be suspending its New York JFK – Tokyo Narita route in favor of resuming its JFK – Tokyo Haneda service which it deferred for one year with DoT approval. The Haneda service launches on 1st June with the first flight from Haneda departing on 3rd June. The new schedule […]

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JAL Announces New 787 Routes

 Japan Airlines today announced extra new routes for its soon to be delivered Boeing 787 fleet. The new routes are Tokyo Narita to New Delhi Tokyo Narita to Moscow Tokyo Haneda to Beijing No specific dates were announced for the above routes.  The airline has already announced Tokyo Narita – Boston as the first route for its […]

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AirAsia Japan applies for first set of routes

 According to reports on Japanese media, AirAsia Japan has applied with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism for its first set of routes.  The routes are.. Planned for August 2012 Tokyo Narita – Fukuoka Tokyo Narita – Okinawa Tokyo Narita – Sapporo From October 2012, the airline plans to launch its first […]

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SriLankan to Increase Tokyo Flights

SriLankan Airlines (IATA:UL) from 24th December is increasing Tokyo flights from 3 to 4 flights a week. The airline received rights for the fourth frequency recently. With this SriLankan becomes one of the handful of airlines to increase flights to Japan following last March’s tsunami. The new flight operates on Saturday from Colombo. Schedule UL460 […]

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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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Qantas Group to Reallocate Capacity and Retire Planes

 In response to the rising fuel prices and drop of demand due to natural disasters, the Qantas group has decided to reallocate some of its capacity and retire some of its aircraft earlier than planned.  With the newly announced plan, the airline will be reducing Qantas and Jetstar’s second half domestic capacity growth from 14% […]

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