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BA Opens New LHR T3 Lounge

June 12, 2009 0

British Airways’ new lounge for premium passengers and top-tier oneworld members opened at Heathrow’s Terminal 3 on May 11. The 300-seat Galleries Club Lounge is for eligible customers travelling to Barcelona, Madrid, Lisbon, Helsinki, Vienna […]

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Korean Air Refurbishes Fleet

June 12, 2009 0

Seoul-based Korean Air Lines will start the second phase of its extensive refurbishment plan to upgrade its mid- and long-haul jet fleet.  The carrier will be equipping its airliners, with what it calls next-generation premium […]

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Ryanair Check-In Charge

June 12, 2009 0

Irish budget carrier Ryanair has confirmed that all passengers making use of its online check-in service will incur a £5/€5 fee.  The surcharge is payable per person per flight on all new bookings with the […]

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New First Class For Etihad

June 12, 2009 0

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has unveiled its new First Class cabin.  It contains 12 individual suites, which have been designed to provide customers with more privacy, greater comfort and […]

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Etihad Appoints Pakistan Manager

May 8, 2009 0

Etihad Airways has appointed Amer Khan as the airline’s country manager for Pakistan. Based in Karachi, Mr Khan will be responsible for managing the Abu Dhabi-based airline’s commercial operations throughout the country. He joins Etihad […]

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Jet Aviation Zurich Appoints Jakob Straub

May 8, 2009 0

On April 21, Jet Aviation announced the appointment of Jakob Straub as its new vice president and general manager of the company’s Zurich maintenance and FBO operations.  The position is effective from July 1, 2009.  […]

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Gulf Air Agrees With Singapore-based SIAEC

May 8, 2009 0

Gulf Air has entered into a long-term Fleet Management Programme (FMP) contract with Singapore’s mainboard-listed SIA Engineering Company Limited (SIAEC). During a ceremony held at the Gulf Air Muharraq Headquarters in March, The airline’s Chairman […]

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BAWC Appoints Danish General Sales Agent

May 8, 2009 0

British Airways World Cargo (BAWC) has appointed Cargo Care International as its general sales agent (GSA) in Denmark, following a successful tender process.  The agreement came into effect in March 2009. Mike Horsley, BAWC’s Area […]