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    Spirit adds Oakland to Fort Lauderdale route


    Spirit Airlines in April will add nonstop daily flights between Oakland International airport and its headquarters hub in Fort Lauderdale amid its plans to expand its network and Airbus fleet in 2020. The ultra-low-cost carrier on 16 January announced the new seasonal route to complement its year-round ...

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    Singapore's Changi airport to begin multi-year T2 expansion


    Singapore Changi airport airport is poised to start multi-year expansion work at Terminal 2 which will increase overall handling capacity by 5 million to 90 million passengers per annum by 2024. Changi Airport Group (CAG) says the work will get under way in the coming weeks. ...

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    British Airways offers promotional prices on Flybe-contested domestic routes


    British Airways has included domestic routes in a ticket sale launched two days after the UK government disclosed a rescue deal for regional carrier Flybe.

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    Malaysia Airlines and Qatar Airways expand codeshare agreement


    Malaysia Airlines will boost its European coverage through an expanded codeshare agreement with fellow Oneworld member Qatar Airways. From 27 January, Malaysia will place its code on Qatar-operated services between Doha and 12 European cities. Qatar will codeshare Malaysia-operated flights between Kuala Lumpur and four cities in Malaysia and ...

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    EasyJet to make Sharm el-Sheikh return


    Low-cost carrier EasyJet’s move to resume flights to the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh this summer marks a further UK operator return to what had been a key leisure destination.

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    ​Qatar Airways unveils eight new destinations for 2020


    Qatar Airways will add eight new destinations to its network from Doha later this year.

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    IndiGo to add low-cost Doha and Dubai services from Kolkata


    Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo is set to launch Doha and Dubai services from Kolkata in the coming weeks, bringing low-cost competition to the routes.

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    ANA to take final ‘Flying Honu’ A380, boost Hawaii capacity


    All Nippon Airways (ANA) will take delivery of its last of three Airbus A380s, which have been specially dedicated on its Tokyo-Honolulu routes. With the third “Flying Honu” jet, the carrier states it will operate twice-daily A380 flights between Tokyo Narita and Honolulu from 1 July. ...

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    Airlines reroute to avoid Iranian and Iraqi airspace


    Airlines operating between Asia and Europe are rapidly adjusting their flightpaths to avoid Iranian and Iraqi airspace, following military conflict between Iranian and US forces in Iraq and the crash of a Ukrainian International Airlines Boeing 737 after take-off from Tehran.

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    Chinese carriers boost Tokyo Narita capacity


    China’s three largest airlines will be increasing their presence at Tokyo Narita airport, with new route launches and increased frequencies. China Eastern Airlines will launch Kunming-Tokyo Narita flights on 18 February. The Skyteam carrier will operate the route four times weekly with its Airbus A330-200 and Boeing 787-9. ...

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    Jetstar carriers in codeshare partnership with Air France-KLM


    Jetstar and Jetstar Asia have signed codesharing agreements with Air France and KLM for flight connections in Singapore and Denpasar. . The deal allows KLM to place its code on Jetstar-operated flights from Denpasar to four Australian destinations, the carrier says. Meanwhile, Air France and ...

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    ​ LOT sharpens US focus with Washington link


    LOT Polish Airlines will next year extend its US network with the launch of flights from Warsaw to Washington Dulles. The airline will operate the Dulles route three times per week from 2 June 2020 using Boeing 787s, the US airport has disclosed. “A direct flight from Warsaw ...

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    How the airline industry grew profitable over the decade


    While IATA has downgraded its industry outlook for 2019, the airline sector as a whole still capped an unprecedented run of profits by completing a decade in the black.

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    Istanbul Ataturk operator compensated for early closure


    Turkish authorities are to compensate the operator of Istanbul Ataturk airport for the hub’s early closure following the transfer of traffic to a new airport for the city. Traffic was moved to the new airport on 6 April this year. French airports operator Groupe ADP holds a 46% ...

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    China Southern to keep codeshares after leaving SkyTeam


    China Southern Airlines will maintain codeshare arrangements with most SkyTeam members even after leaving the alliance next year. “Through bilateral cooperation, the company will continue to maintain codeshare partnerships with its existing SkyTeam partners and frequent flyer cooperation will be continued with Aeroflot, Aerolineas Argentinas, Air Europa, Air France, ...

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    Seoul Incheon to increase slots next year


    Seoul Incheon International plans to boost inbound tourism by increasing the number of slots come 2020.

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    Heathrow third runway delayed by ‘at least 12 months’


    Heathrow now expects to complete its third runway “between early 2028 and late 2029” – rather than in 2026 as previously targeted – following a Civil Aviation Authority review of expansion costs.

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    Wizz Air to set up joint-venture Abu Dhabi carrier


    Central European budget carrier Wizz Air has provisionally agreed to establish a low-cost carrier venture in Abu Dhabi, the second such budget airline plan to emerge in the emirate in recent weeks. The Abu Dhabi government says a preliminary agreement has been reached with Wizz to launch the venture ...

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    ​Air New Zealand taps alliance partner Cathay for extra capacity


    Cathay Pacific will operate Air New Zealand’s Hong Kong-Auckland services through to the end of March as the latter continues to deal with capacity issues due to ongoing Boeing 787-9 engine issues. In addition to its own services to New Zealand, the Hong Kong-based carrier will operate daily a ...

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    El Al details Melbourne test flights


    Israeli flag-carrier El Al is to operate at least three non-stop services to Melbourne over the course of April-May next year, as part of a test of ultra-long-haul operations. The airline’s reservations system reveals that it will start operating the LY87 service from Tel Aviv to the Australian city ...