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Korean Air Introduces Premium Deck

February 10, 2011 0

SEOUL-BASED Korean Air has unveiled a unique plan to dedicate the entire upper deck of its new Airbus A380s to Business Class passengers.  It will install 94 flat-bed seats in its ‘Prestige Cabin’ onboard the […]

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Asiana Airlines Orders Airbus A380s

February 10, 2011 0

ASIANA AIRLINES has become the latest customer for the Airbus A380 following signature of a firm order for six in a deal valued at $1.8 billion at list prices.  Asiana, South Korea’s second largest carrier, […]

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Third Quarter Delivery For Dreamliner

February 10, 2011 0

BOEING HAS announced that following the electrical problems encountered with the aircraft in late 2010, it now expects the delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner to be in the third quarter of this year. “This […]

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BA / Iberia Merger Sealed

February 10, 2011 0

BRITISH AIRWAYS (BA) ended trading on the London Stock Market on January 20 after a 24-year presence.  This was following the completion of a multi-billion-euro merger between it and Iberia of Spain, creating Europe’s second […]

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European Traffic Figures 2010

February 10, 2011 0

THE ASSOCIATION of European Airlines (AEA) has reported its preliminary traffic figures for 2010 and estimates that 335 million passengers boarded its member airlines.  This is ten million more than in 2009, but the AEA […]