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Etihad Airways has introduced its highly-anticipated new first class suite into service, marking a new era in luxury air travel. The new product on board the airline’s latest…

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Flying with Lufthansa is now worth double for Miles & More members: In the next two months, they will be earning double status miles on each flight within Germany and Europe…

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American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, launched service to Southeastern New Mexico with four nonstop flights per week from Los Angeles International Airport…

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Effective September 3, 2009 onwards, Jet Airways Konnect, Jet Airways’ all-economy no-frills service, will launch services on several key domestic routes previously operated by Jet Airways…

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Eastern Airways is set to launch two new direct services to Bergen from Aberdeen and Newcastle starting on October 5, 2009…

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Korean Air said today it expects an increase in international passenger traffic in September. The airline said the average number of reserved seats on international routes in September…

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Continental Airlines announced new daily non-stop service from its hubs at Houston and Cleveland to Washington Dulles International Airport…

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Beginning September 2, United Airlines will accept only credit and debit cards for most onboard purchases on flights to and from Brazil and Argentina…

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As American Airlines Admirals Club locations continue to celebrate its 70th birthday, all those recently popped corks are getting recycled…

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Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, will launch its second daily flight to Hong Kong from India, with daily services on the Delhi-Hong Kong sector aboard …

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British Airways, committed to keeping entrepreneurship alive and to helping stimulate global business, announced today the launch of…

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AirTran Airways said Tuesday it submitted applications with the U.S. Department of Transportation to begin…

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International flights in and out of Honiara, capital of Solomon Islands, came to a temporary stop Monday following…

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American Airlines reached a major milestone this week with its Gogo Inflight Internet service. The Wi-Fi service is now available on 100 MD-80 aircraft, which is two-thirds of…

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Air Canada announced the expansion of new U.S. transborder service from Montréal. Effective November 30, 2009, Air Canada will offer the only daily non-stop year-round service to Houston, Texas…

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Air travelers in the UAE now have greater access to the American market, following regulatory approval for a new code share agreement between Etihad Airways and American Airlines…

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Tiger Airways has announced a massive flight sale between Sydney and Melbourne with 30,000 seats on offer from an incredible $25* for mid-week travel between 4 October 2009 and 27 March 2010…

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FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines said Wednesday it would offer a fare sale for flights between five cities and New York this fall…

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Effective November 30, 2009, Air Canada will offer the only daily non-stop, year-round service to Houston, Texas, hub of future Star Alliance…

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Skytrax ‘World’s Best Low-Cost Airline’, AirAsia officially celebrated its daily direct flights between the two capital cities of Colombo – Kuala Lumpur today

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Rentech Inc. of L.A. will sell as much as 1.5 million gallons each year of its RenDiesel fuel to Alaska, American, Continental, Delta, Southwest Airlines, United, UPS Airlines and US Airways…

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Philosopher Alain de Botton is to be the first ever writer-in-residence at a UK airport. De Botton is spending a week in Heathrow's Terminal Five, where he will have access…

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Dubai-based airline Emirates says it will fight allegations by Australia's regulator that the carrier fixed air cargo prices…

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Continental Airlines has gone forward with its plans to enter into the Star Alliance airline network, Monday announcing the 27th of October this year …

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United Airlines is giving Australians the opportunity to take advantage of its unrivalled network and connections in the US with a return economy flight from Sydney or Melbourne to …

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The cool kids of the airline industry are giving big-city travelers more opportunities to show who they like more…

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Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) today announced new non-stop service from its Houston hub to Edmonton International Airport beginning November 1, 2009…

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LAN Airlines, together with one world alliance partners, has introduced its first fares from Hong Kong to South America…

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British Airways and American Express announced today the renewal of its strategic partnership allowing customers to continue collecting BA…

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Malaysia Airlines has been named as one of the top three performing carriers in Aviation Week and announced a quarterly nett profit of RM876 million…

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US Airways and Delta Air Lines have jointly announced a new deal which sees the two carriers swap landing and departure slots at New York’s LaGuardia and Washington’s…

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Having heard so much about the Singapore Airlines A380s I was excited to discover that I was booked onto the aircraft for my trip back from Singapore into Sydney…

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Jetsetters can ‘Take off to Asia’ at a moments notice with Singapore Airlines new range of ‘budget friendly’ airfares…

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2shop4, the mobile service and e-commerce shopping system, has agreed a partnership with web-based airline flyglobespan to introduce 2shop4 retail and entertainment…

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Aussies can once again “Take A Mate” to Hawaii as Hawaiian Airlines reintroduces the promotion that allows two people to travel to Honolulu on one fare…

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138 sq.m. of lounge area for work and rest exclusively reserved for Air France customers  Starting 29 July, Air France will be welcoming its Business Class customers as well as Flying Blue Gold…

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San Franciscans can trade the bay for the beach this fall as JetBlue Airways begins the city's first nonstop service to sunny Fort Lauderdale, Florida…

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THAI Airways has announced a series of changes to its traffic program effective from 25 October 2009 to 27 March 2010. All flight numbers into and out of Australia have been amended so they will now begin with ‘4’ instead of ‘9’…

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Troubled Slovak airline SkyEurope (SKYV.VI) won a grace period until Friday to pay outstanding invoices after Vienna airport temporarily grounded its flights on Tuesday…

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Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, will connect the Thai capital of Bangkok with Gaya and Varanasi, two important Indian cities on the famed Buddhist circuit, effective October 6, 2009…

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Headed to Singapore on Friday the 7th of August, I was flying the early morning Singapore Airlines flight 220 from Sydney in Economy...

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Tiger Airways is currently reviewing its services to and from Canberra, giving rise to speculation that the carrier may soon stop its Canberra services altogether...

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The decline in traffic in July was limited to 3.3%, after a drop of 5.8% in the First Quarter. Capacity, meanwhile, was reduced by 4.1%, leading to a 0.7 point improvement in load factor to 85.1%...

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Air New Zealand is set to launch twice weekly services between Sydney and Rotorua from 12 December. Air New Zealand General Manager Tasman Pacific Airline Glen Sowry said …

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US Airways has announced new nonstop service to Jamaica, “The Jewel in the Caribbean” between its Phoenix hub and Montego Bay. This seasonal service is set to begin Dec. 17 and will run through April 12, 2010…

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Lufthansa ticket cancellations and refunds now also online - PayPal new online payment system – Pre-flight info-service for all Miles & More customers...

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On Tuesday, Ryanair started selling a million seats at €1. The offer which includes all taxes and charges is for on sale for travel in October and November. These are available for booking on www.ryanair.com until midnight on Thursday...

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UAL Corporation (NASDAQ:UAUA) , the holding company whose primary subsidiary is United Airlines, announced today it will be moving its Operations Center to Willis Tower - a move that will improve the overall working environment for its...

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Continental Airlines announced today new service from its Guam hub and Honolulu to Nadi, Fiji beginning December 18, 2009. The flights will also offer convenient connections from the US mainland…

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After Bangkok Airways flight PG-266 from Krabi to Koh Samui (Thailand), skidded off the runway at Koh Samui and collided with an old unused control tower…

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American Airlines announced that it has added a new “fare-finding” feature to its Travel Bag application within facebook, the popular networking platform. And, because the feature has not yet been...

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Indonesia’s national carrier, Garuda Indonesia, has announced new direct flights to Jakarta from Australia’s two major cities - Sydney and Melbourne…

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