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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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KLM North America Changes, Winter 2011/2012

 KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (IATA:KL) has made the following route adjustments for Winter 2011/2012 season (30 0ct 2011- 24 Mar 2012). From Amsterdam, AMS Chicago, ORD – Service reduction from daily to five times weekly. KL611/2 cancelled on day 2,4. Operating A/C Boeing 747-400 Combi. Dallas, DFW – Service suspended for Winter. Planned for resumption […]

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SriLankan May Launch Flights to Canada

UPDATE: The airline has confirmed to The Networker that it will not be launching its own service to Canada, but instead code-share.  SriLankan Airlines has long been planning to operate flights into Toronto, Canada. The airline wanted to operate these flights via London, and they recently received fifth freedom approval from the UK authorities for […]

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Emirates Gives Up on Canada, for now

 Emirates Airline has decided to take a short break from its never ending battle for more landing rights in Canada.  ”We respect the ‘umpire’s decision’ and I think we are just of the view that we are very comfortable letting some time pass.”  said Andrew Parker, a senior vice president of international affairs at Emirates, […]

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SriLankan Receieves More Rights to, and 5th Freedom to Canada, via UK

 Sri Lanka and the UK have revised the bilateral air services agreement between the two countries, Sri Lanka’s state radio reported. Previously Sri Lankan airlines were allowed 14 weekly flights to the UK, which has now been increased to 21 weekly. The agreement has also provided fifth freedom rights to SriLankan between UK and the […]

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The Canada – UAE fiasco; AC proposed EK JV in 2006

 One of the toughest aviation route rights battles ongoing right now is Canada vs UAE. Airlines from UAE are only allowed a total of six weekly flights to Canada, while the UAE – Dubai in particular – are offering unlimited traffic rights in return. Emirates is now operating Airbus A380 aircraft on its three weekly […]

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Routes of The Week 9 – 15 January

Welcome to this week’s Routes of The Week feature – your weekly route news update. Let’s see which route activities have airlines had this week. Air France from 27 Mar launches four weekly service to Tripoli onboard A320. Service increases to five weekly from 4 Jun. Aer Lingus from 27 Mar launches daily Shannon – London […]

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Analysis: Jet Airways to expand aggressively on long haul, and what will become of BRU hub

Jet Airways has announced its plans to aggressively expand internationally, and launch new routes to Paris, Seoul, Taipei and Tokyo – while resuming its Mumbai – Shanghai service.   While none of these flights are yet loaded on GDS, considering this takes place as planned, this paves way for some interesting conclusions. The airline is currently […]

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