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    UNITED AIRLINES TO PARTNER WITH APP TO BUST JET LAG

    Nov 14, 2019

    United Airlines wants to make long-haul travel a better experience. In order to do so, the airline is looking at reducing customer jet lag. Now, it appears that United has found a solution in the form of a partnership with an app. In a press release, United highlighted this new partnership. The app ...

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    CATHAY PACIFIC SET TO DEFER FOUR AIRBUS AIRCRAFT

    Nov 14, 2019

    Cathay Pacific has had to take drastic action and defer four incoming new Airbus A321neos, as well as retire two other additional aircraft, to help make ends meet. The airline spent a small fortune acquiring a rival and then was rocked by the civil unrest in Hong Kong. Cathay Pacific is in a difficu...

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    IBERIA AND AUSTRIAN EYE NEW DESTINATIONS IN THE US

    Nov 14, 2019

    Two more European carriers are expanding services to the United States. Iberia will launch a new route from Madrid to Washington while Austrian Airlines will launch a nonstop from Vienna to Boston. Spanish-carrier Iberia will fly from Madrid to Washington D.C. from May 1, 2020. Iberia will use an Ai...

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    SILVER AIRWAYS TO PARTNER WITH DELTA AIR LINES

    Nov 14, 2019

    Floridian airline Silver Airways announced yesterday (13/11/19) a teaming up with Delta Air Lines. The new codeshare agreement creates a seamless passage of travel between the two carriers’ networks. The airline, which operates to destinations within Florida and the Bahamas, has entered a code...

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    ROYAL AIR MAROC EYES AMERICAN AIRLINES CODESHARE

    Nov 13, 2019

    Royal Air Maroc and American Airlines have together applied for a codeshare from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The airlines hope the codeshare will consolidate Royal Air Maroc’s entry into the oneworld Alliance. As well as this, it will allow American Airlines to expand its network.

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    KLM CITYHOPPER FINALISES EMBRAER E195-E2 ORDER

    Nov 13, 2019

    Embraer and KLM Cityhopper have signed a firm order for 21 E195-E2 aircraft, plus 14 purchase rights. The 21 firm positions will be acquired via operating lease from Embraer lessor partners Aircastle and ICBC Aviation Leasing. The order was previously announced as a letter of intent for 15 firm orde...

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    AVGEN GLOBAL PLACES BID FOR FAILED ADRIA AIRWAYS

    Nov 13, 2019

    Irish consultancy group Avgen Global has placed a bid for collapsed Slovenian flag-carrier Adria Airways. The airline ceased operating in September of this year after 58 years of service. Bids opened today for purchasing of the airline in its entirety or in parts. Janez Pustatičnik, the receiver for...

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    SEE WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT THE POLY STUDIO USB VIDEO BAR

    Nov 13, 2019

    “The Polycom Studio is fantastic because it gives organisations access to the flexible huddle room environments they need, without asking them to deal with complicated tools and technology. The Polycom Studio is a powerful piece of equipment, but it’s not complicated or daunting. Unlike ...

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    QANTAS CHOOSES AIRBUS FOR ULTRA LONG-HAUL PROGRAMME

    Dec 13, 2019

    Qantas has made several key announcements regarding Project Sunrise, its quest to determine if ultra long-haul routes would be viable, including the news that it has provisionally chosen the Airbus A350-1000 to operate future flights. The Australian airline had been looking at both the A350 and the ...

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    WESTJET GOES PRIVATE UNDER ONEX

    Dec 13, 2019

    Toronto-based Onex Corporation will complete its buyout of Calgary-based WestJet Airlines for C$5 billion ($3.8 billion) including the carrier’s debt following final regulatory approval of the deal by the Canadian Transportation Agency. In a 11 December statement Onex says WestJet shareholders...

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    AVIANCA AGREES TO SELL 14 AIRCRAFT TO FORTRESS TRANSPORTATION

    Dec 13, 2019

    Airline group Avianca Holdings has agreed to sell 14 aircraft to Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors (FTAI), as part of its fleet plan and implementation of the Avianca 2021 transformation programme. Under the deal, Avianca will sell ten A318 and four A320 aircraft powered by CFM56-...

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    AIRBALTIC ANNOUNCES 13 NEW ROUTES IN HUGE EXPANSION

    Dec 11, 2019

    As airBaltic increases its network potential by moving towards a single-type A220 fleet, the airline has announced its third route network update this side of 2019. The most recent announcement gives airBaltic 13 new routes for its summer 2020 network out of three Baltic hubs. If there is ever a tim...

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    IATA PREDICTS 2020 WILL BE MUCH KINDER TO AVIATION

    Dec 11, 2019

    IATA has today released its forecast for the airline industry in 2020. 2019 has been a particularly tough year for aviation, but 2020 is looking up. Here’s what IATA forecasts for 2020. The headline figure from IATA predicts a net profit of $29.3bn in 2020, up some $3.4bn from the expected pro...

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    LATAM CARGO TAKES DELIVERY OF LATEST B767 FREIGHTER

    Dec 11, 2019

    LATAM Cargo has taken delivery of its latest Boeing 767-300BCF which will be deployed on services between South America and the US. The Santiago-headquartered airline said that the delivery of the aircraft meant it would end the year with increased capacity. The new freighter will principally be dep...

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    QANTAS PARTNERS WITH AIR FRANCE-KLM FOR ITS FREQUENT FLIERS

    Dec 09, 2019

    Qantas has linked up its frequent flyer program with Flying Blue, the loyalty program of Air France and KLM. This means that Qantas Frequent Flyers can now earn points on KLM and Air France flights, as well as access reward flights. Qantas has expanded its frequent flyer partnership in a reciprocal ...

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    LUFTHANSA LAUNCHES ITS FIRST AIRBUS A350 FLIGHT TO SOUTH AMERICA

    Dec 06, 2019

    Lufthansa has re-launched a service between Munich and Sao Paulo. The route will be operated by an Airbus A350-900 having returned to the skies between Germany and Brazil. Sao Paulo is a key destination for the Lufthansa group. Indeed, the German flag carrier and its subsidiaries operate 17 flights ...

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    AIRBUS SECURES 4 ORDERS FOR THE RARE A330-800NEO

    Dec 06, 2019

    Airbus has secured a surprising order for four more Airbus A330-800neos, the smaller and significantly less popular version of the A330neo series. In fact, this order represents an increase of 40% of all orders, from 10 to 14 in total. Airbus has not revealed who the buyer is for these A330neo aircr...

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    EMIRATES ANNOUNCES INTERLINE AGREEMENT WITH MEXICO’S INTERJET

    Dec 05, 2019

    Emirates today announced a new interline agreement with Interjet of Mexico. The new deal will allow both airlines’ customers to travel to a number of new destinations without having to check in or transfer their baggage between flights. Emirates and Interjet have just announced a new interline...

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    DNATA TO BOOST UK PRESENCE WITH ALPHA LSG ACQUISITION

    Dec 04, 2019

    Dnata aims to become the sole shareholder of the biggest inflight catering, onboard retail and logistics company in the UK by purchasing the remaining 50% of its UK inflight catering joint-venture, Alpha LSG, from the LSG Group. The transaction will be subject to regulatory approval. Alpha LSG was f...

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    TRANSAVIA TO LAUNCH BRUSSELS AIRPORT SERVICES FROM MARCH

    Dec 04, 2019

    Budget airline Transavia will be launching brand new services on three continents from Brussels Airport next year. The airline will start the nine new routes in March 2020 in a bid to tailor its services to meet customer demand. Transavia will take a step into unfamiliar waters next year as it opens...

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Rising Increasing Tough High passenger competition fuel prices regulations expectations . As an industry, we have been coping well enough. IATA is forecasting the 2018 net profit to be USD 38.4 Billion the sector's fourth successive

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