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Lufthansa Cargo’s Frankfurt Facility

August 1, 2008 0

The foundation stone for Lufthansa Cargo’s new freight centre at Frankfurt’s CargoCity South has been laid. The Lufthansa Cargo Service Center, with warehouse capacity of about 215,300 sq ft (20,000m2) and more than 86,100 sq […]

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BA and Iberia To Merge?

July 31, 2008 0

British Airways (BA) and Iberia held talks at the end of July with a view to an all-share merger between the two companies. The negotiations were supported unanimously by both boards. Each individual brand would […]

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BAA Opens Stansted Extension

July 30, 2008 0

The first phase of a £50 million extension to the passenger terminal at London’s Stansted Airport has been opened. The enlarged facility provides nearly 64,600 sq ft (6,000m2) of additional space for arriving passengers, including […]

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New Options for Oxford Airport

July 29, 2008 0

A major upgrade of its emergency service cover will enable Oxford Airport in the UK to handle larger aircraft this summer. A doubling of its team of full-time fire crew from eleven to 22 employees […]

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Etihad Places Bumper Order

July 25, 2008 0

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways has placed a record airshow order for up to 205 new aircraft, including its first firm commitment for the Airbus A380. The US$43 billion deal with Airbus and Boeing comprises a […]

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Ryanair Reveals Winter Capacity Cutbacks

July 25, 2008 0

Irish budget operator Ryanair has outlined plans to significantly trim down its operations this winter, temporarily closing some of its bases and placing aircraft into short-term storage. The airline’s CEO Michael O’Leary has confirmed that […]

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Wizz Air Ukraine launched

July 22, 2008 0

Wizz Air Ukraine launched operations on July 11 after taking delivery of its first Airbus A320. The airline’s inaugural flight departed Kiev’s Borispol Airport for the Crimean capital Simferopol shortly after 6am with a full […]

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Lufthansa’s Milan Expansion

July 22, 2008 0

Lufthansa is expanding its route network from Milan and is to offer passengers a much wider choice of flights to European destinations. From the beginning of 2009, six new Embraer 195s will be based at […]

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Krasnoyarsk Airport Upgrade

July 22, 2008 0

Lufthansa Cargo has entered into a strategic co-operation with Russian airline group AiRUnion and Krasnoyarsk Airport, a preliminary step to it utilising the Siberian airport as a stopover point for its services to and from […]

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Brussels Low-Cost Terminal

July 22, 2008 0

The Board of Directors of Brussels Airport has given the go-ahead to build a low-cost terminal to be completed in April 2009. The expansion will include re-opening part of the airport’s old passenger terminal. In […]