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Birmingham Passengers Offered Fast Track to the US

July 12, 2013 0

  Aer Arann-operated Aer Lingus Regional has introduced a service which allows Birmingham-based passengers to fast track their journey to the US through Dublin Airport, Ireland. Birmingham passengers can now connect through Dublin to complete […]

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USA Air Links

February 25, 2013 0

From May 1, 2013, Virgin America will operate four daily flights to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) from Mineta San José International Airport (SJC). The carrier plans to operate Airbus A320 aircraft – seating up […]

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American Airlines and US Airways Merger

February 15, 2013 3

AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, Inc, and US Airways Group, Inc have announced that the two airlines will merge to create a “premier global carrier”, which will have a combined equity value […]

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US Senate Exempts US Carriers from EU ETS Scheme

October 5, 2012 0

The US Senate has passed a bill that enables the US Transportation Secretary to tell US airlines not to participate in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS). The move came one week after […]

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IATA Applauds Cargo Security Agreement

June 18, 2012 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says that it applauds an “historic agreement” between the European Commission (EC) and the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to recognise each other’s air cargo security programmes.  The agreement, […]

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IATA Opposes Security Tax Hike

September 23, 2011 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has expressed its opposition to a proposal to double the US’s 9/11 passenger security fee and then to raise it in successive years up to 2017. The proposal was […]


DNDO Awards RadSeeker DL Systems

September 13, 2011 0

Smiths Detection has announced a $4.5 million award from the US Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) for its RadSeeker DL systems, which were launched in May 2011. The RadSeeker is a next-generation hand-held radiation detector […]