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Air India's unwell pilots are apparently still not feeling better. On Day 3 of strike called by senior pilots, more than 15 flights have been cancelled, most of them from Delhi…

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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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Airline's largest ad campaign to date offers unscripted, varied perspectives on Dubai from eclectic group of real people who call it home…

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Nyepi Day is a day of reflection, when all residents both Hindu and non-Hindu alike, respect the rules of silence which mark the Hindu New Year…

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According to media sources in Phnom Penh, the Cambodian government will not renew its agreement with Bangkok Airways…

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Athens International Airport (AIA) is once again the winner of the Routes Airport Marketing Awards in the Europe category. AIA was awarded in the framework of World ROUTES 2009…

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Emirates announced Wednesday its Business/Economy Mixed Class Fares to Europe are now available until 31 March 2010…

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Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) has announced that Kuala Lumpur International Airport will introduce new measures to make the airport the first “Next Generation Hub.”…

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The winter season 2009-2010 starts 25 October. During this season, AIR FRANCE KLM aims to adjust capacity, while maintaining connectivity at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam-Schiphol…

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United Airlines announced the launch of flights from Denver International Airport to two new locations Tuesday, becoming the third major airline to say it will begin new non-stop…

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American Airlines parent AMR and US Airways moved to take advantage of rising airline stock prices on Tuesday by launching share sales to raise money for general corporate purposes…

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FlyDubai, the emirate’s first low-cost carrier, will add up to eight new destinations by the end of the year and plans to expand at a faster pace until 2011…

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Hawaiian Airlines has launched a range of “Flyin to the USA” fares from Australia to ten west coast destinations-Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, San Jose, Seattle, Sacramento, Oakland, Portland and Phoenix- via Hawaii…

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Flight attendant United Promoters scores are up across the whole system, but the crews on flights to/from Sydney, Australia and Los Angeles and San Francisco are receiving…

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American Airlines announced it is adding a new service for passengers travelling between Manchester and New York (JFK). The new non-stop daily summer seasonal…

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Air France-KLM plans to reduce seating capacity on its flights by 2 percent during the winter season to lessen the impact of falling demand…

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Beginning November 10, 2009, Mexico and Central America's leading airline Mexicana, will become part of the oneworld® alliance. At the same time…

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Virgin Blue Airlines joined with internationally acclaimed scientist, conservationist, author and Chairman of Copenhagen Climate Council, Professor Tim Flannery…

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Air Mauritius is pleased to announce it will resume its flights to Sydney from July 2010. Manoj R K Ujoodha, G.O.S.K., CEO of Air Mauritius says…

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American Airlines, the world’s second-largest carrier, said it raised $2.9 billion in cash and financing in “a show of strength” and will expand at four U.S. hubs to prepare for …

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LAN Airlines has introduced a new range of unrestricted Business Class fares from throughout Australia to more than 50 destinations in and beyond South America…

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For the first time, British Airways is offering customers flying on discount economy tickets the opportunity to earn Executive Club tier points…

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Midwest Airlines today announced it will launch nonstop service between Milwaukee and St. Louis beginning March 1, 2010…

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Booking domestic airline tickets now for travel till Friday can lead to big savings for passengers. While Jet started the scheme where people could book till Thursday for travel till…

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From 15 September, frequent flyers on Singapore Airlines and Air India can enjoy greater choice and value for money, thanks to a new bilateral frequent flyer…

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Passengers on the Aer Lingus flight from Dublin to Paris began shouting out and crying as they thought their plane was about to ditch…

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Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, and Jet Airways Konnect, Jet Airways’ all- economy no-frills service, will offer a promotional fare that reflects a 50% discount…

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Continental Airlines announced changes to its OnePass frequent flyer program, adding new benefits for its customers. Some of the changes will occur in conjunction with the airline…

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Porter Airlines debuts its third U.S. destination with three daily roundtrip flights between Boston Logan International Airport and Toronto City Centre Airport (TCCA)...

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Greek carrier Aegean Airlines said on Monday it would start flying to Madrid and Vienna in December…

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From 21st September 2009, Thai will offer 10 weekly flights between Dubai and Bangkok on the all-new Airbus A330-300 aircraft…

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Lufthansa is further boosting its services to Africa and increasing the number of flights it operates to Nigeria from ten to 14 per week. Following the introduction of the winter timetable on 25 October 2009…

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Continuing a commitment to providing competitive fares across the trans-Pacific, United is offering the following sale fares...

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Kingfisher Airlines, India's only Five Star airline rated by Skytrax, announced that beginning September 17, 2009, it would commence daily non-stop flights from Singapore to Mumbai…

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Southwest Airlines announced today that the airline will begin new nonstop service between Denver and Boston Logan; Denver and Spokane; and Denver and Reno/Tahoe…

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Seven dollars for a pillow and blanket on JetBlue. Twenty-five dollars to book a flight by phone or in person with Delta. Twenty-five dollars to send an unaccompanied minor on Southwest…

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Continental Airlines Inc. said on Thursday that it is changing its OnePass frequent flier program on Oct. 27, when it joins the Star Alliance, an airline group that sells seats on one another's flights…

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Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, and Travco Group, the Middle East’s largest travel and hospitality group announced today…

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It appears from a report in this morning’s Courier mail that, contrary to the normal reasons for delays in flight departures, a light breeze in fine weather delayed a flight from Brisbane to Los Angeles…

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Passenger business: For the second consecutive month, the decline in traffic (-2.9%) in August 2009 was well below the reduction in capacity (-4.2%). The load factor gained 1.1 points to 84.8%...

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Qantas has just announced 100 new destinations that its frequent flyers are now able to access, expanding its offering with destinations including codeshare services with other carriers…

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Virgin Blue has launched a 74-hour sale, offering travelers “WOW Whitsunday” airfares to both Proserpine and Hamilton Island starting from as little as $74* one way...

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As anyone who flew this summer can attest, U.S. airlines did a pretty good job filling their airplanes, particularly on domestic routes…

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Air Miles, the world’s leading multi-participant loyalty programme, has launched a month-long Bonus Campaign which gives its members the opportunity…

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Air France KLM has been confirmed as the 2009 air transport sustainability “Sector Leader” for the fifth consecutive year and will keep its place in both the…

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Fans of Southwest Airlines’ egalitarian ways are in for a culture shock: From now on, passengers who pay an extra US$10 will be allowed to jump the queue during boarding…

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LAN announced an increase in flights from Buenos Aires to the Argentine port city of Ushuaia to meet peak season demand for leisure cruises to Antarctica…

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Thai Airways International newly appointed Executive Vice President for Commercial Pruet Boobphakam made its first official media appearance last Friday…

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Indonesia’s national airline, Garuda Indonesia, will expand its services across Southeast Asia by increasing its frequency and capacity to Jakarta and Bali from key regional markets…

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Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has launched flights from its Abu Dhabi home-base to the American city of Chicago…

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AirAsia has launched its latest online promotion with flights from Melbourne, Perth and the Gold Coast of Australia to Malaysia available from just $119 one way…

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FRANKFURT - German flagship airline Deutsche Lufthansa AG has concluded its takeover of Austrian Airlines AG, the airline said Thursday…

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Jet Airways’ Jet Privilege, India’s largest frequent flyer programme, will enter into a retail partnership with Pantaloons, one of the country’s leading fashion retailers with 45 stores…

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AirTran Airways released today schedules for new service to Nassau, Bahamas, and Montego Bay, Jamaica…

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Qatar Airways is set to add an extra weekly service between Doha and Zurich, Switzerland to its operations from October 25…

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Star Alliance has launched its Circle North Asia Fare – a new multi-carrier fare valid for Air China, ANA, Asiana and Shanghai Airlines for flights between China (including Hong Kong and Macao), Japan and Korea…

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Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is to open a new premium lounge at London Heathrow airport as part of the airline’s flights moving from Terminal Three to Terminal Four on 30 September 2009…

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More amenities are in the offing for Lufthansa's passengers with Senator status at Munich Airport: A further Senator Lounge with around 700 square metres…

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Air Canada announced that it will introduce Montréal-Athens and Montréal-Barcelona as well as Toronto-Athens and Toronto-Barcelona non-stop seasonal services…

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JetBlue Airways and Lufthansa have signed a codeshare agreement under which JetBlue would be allowed to place…

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Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, today launched services to the Gulf emirate of Sharjah, with the introduction of its daily service from Kochi…

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