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Qantas & Emirates form extensive partnership

Bringing an end to long standing rumours, Qantas and Emirates today announced an extensive cooperation agreement – initially aimed at a term of 10 years. The agreement, subject to regulatory approval, and planned to commence in the next IATA Summer season (April 2013) will see a broad range of initiatives to integrate the two airlines’ […]

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Qantas & Emirates form extensive partnership

Bringing an end to long standing rumours, Qantas and Emirates today announced an extensive cooperation agreement – initially aimed at a term of 10 years. The agreement, subject to regulatory approval, and planned to commence in the next IATA Summer season (April 2013) will see a broad range of initiatives to integrate the two airlines’ […]

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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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AirAsia X to launch Sydney flights

AirAsia X from 1st April launches Sydney service. Flights will operate daily on board Airbus A330-300 aircraft. First flight departs Sydney on 2nd April. The carrier is also expected to announce flights to a range of other Asian destinations soon. D7 222 KUL 2340 – 0945+1 SYD 333 D D7 223 SYD 1055 – 1730 […]

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AirAsia X to launch Sydney flight

After years of battling with regulatory hurdles, AirAsia X will be launching flights to Sydney from April 2012, according to a report on the Malaysian website The Star. The new service will likely operate on board Airbus A330 aircraft. The news was confirmed by Tony Fernandes, Group CEO of AirAsia, who retweeted a number of […]

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Scoot to Sydney and its impact on others

SIA’s new low cost unit Scoot today announced Sydney as its first destination. The airline will launch daily services to Sydney in mid 2012, and obviously with Boeing 777-200 aircraft. It could work well for Scoot if they build up the right network, and Scoot already has begun a promotion to give away two tickets […]

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Qantas to launch A380 service to Hong Kong and to increase Melbourne – LAX flights

 Qantas Airways will be launching Airbus A380 service to Hong Kong on 15th January 2012, replacing Boeing 747 aircraft on flight QF127/8. Service operates four times weekly with rest of the days in the week to be operated by Boeing 747-400 aircraft. Airbus A380 is assigned a ten minutes extra flight time both ways due […]

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Qantas to Santiago, Chile from 2012

Qantas is shifting the focus of its South American operations with the closure of its route to Buenos Aires in Argentina and the launch of a new route to Santiago in Chile. The new route will be flown thrice a week on board Boeing 747-400 aircraft. This has been expected for some time, with Qantas’ […]

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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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Virgin Australia announces ATR72 routes

Virgin Australia (IATA:DJ) has announced the first routes for its new ATR72 turboprop aircraft, to be operated by Skywest Airlines. The new flights will begin on 31st October. The aircraft will fly on Brisbane – Gladstone : Twice daily (No DJ service at present) Brisbane – Port Macquarie : Daily (No DJ service at present) […]

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