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Vietnam Airlines joins SkyTeam

April 16, 2009 0

A preliminary agreement has been signed confirming Vietnam Airlines’ first step towards full membership into the SkyTeam alliance in 2010. “Vietnam Airlines will enhance SkyTeam’s network in Southeast Asia, adding a number of new destinations […]

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Star Alliance outlines next stage of Heathrow moves

April 16, 2009 0

With more space now being available at Heathrow Terminal 1, ‘Star Alliance’ is preparing to implement the next stage of its ‘Move under one Roof’ (MuoR) strategy, which will see current Terminal 2 carriers Austrian, […]

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AA orders 787s

April 14, 2009 0

American Airlines has agreed a deal with Boeing to acquire 42 B787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, scheduled for delivery in 2012 through to 2018, with options on 58 additional 787s for delivery between 2015 and 2020. The […]

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Air Southwest Enters the City

April 9, 2009 0

UK regional carrier Air Southwest is to launch a new connection from Plymouth and Newquay airports to London City on April 20. The flight, which will operate twice-every-weekday and once-a-day at the weekend, will be […]

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Korean Unveils New Seats

April 7, 2009 0

Korean Air will unveil its new generation First and Business Class seats in June to coincide with the launch of its fleet of Boeing 777-300ERs. The seats will initially be available on three of the […]

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Budget airlines management shake-ups

April 6, 2009 0

April 6: Aer Lingus announced that Dermot Mannion, the Group’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) would step down with immediate effect. Colm Barrington, Chairman of the Board, assumes executive responsibility for the Group until a new […]

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BA To Miss 2008/9 Financial Goals

April 6, 2009 0

British Airways says it will miss its full-year financial targets, due to a significant reduction in the demand for premium class travel. The airline expects to suffer an operating loss of £150m (US$223m) for 2008/9 […]

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Indonesian Air Force crash – 24 feared dead

April 6, 2009 0

April 6, Bandung, Indonesia: An air force spokesman says 24 people are feared dead after a military aircraft, thought to be an F-27, crashed into an airport hangar. Six crew, an instructor and 17 Special […]

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Brussels Cargo Facility Full

April 3, 2009 0

Brussels Airport has announced that its recently completed Brucargo West 1 warehouse is already fully occupied. Construction work on the site began at the end of 2007 and was completed in the latter stages of […]