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Two American Airlines flights flew back to DFW because of unrelated technical issues

Two American Airlines flights flew back to DFW because of unrelated technical issues

0 / September 23, 2014 10:48

Two American Airlines flights flew back to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport early Monday Sept. 22 because of unrelated technical issues. The passenger jets landed within two minutes of each other. Flight 1359 made an emergency landing at 12:21 a.m. CT […]

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Brasilia Airport becomes Brazil’s second largest passenger airport

Brasilia Airport becomes Brazil’s second largest passenger airport

0 / September 23, 2014 10:16

During the first six months of 2014 Brasília Airport received more than 8.6 million passengers, an increase of 13 per cent over the same period of 2013, according to data collected by Inframérica, the concessionaire that manages the airport. This […]

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Peruvian Airlines to start Bolivia flights

0 / September 23, 2014 09:51

Peruvian Airlines, based in Lima, is set to operate its first international services with effect from October 15. Peruvian plans to offer a daily Lima to La Paz El Alto, Bolivia, via Cuzco service using one of its Boeing 737s. […]

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Emirates adds a second daily A380 service to Mauritius

0 / September 23, 2014 09:38

Emirates is moving forward the launch of its second daily A380 service to Mauritius to next month. The Gulf airline had been scheduled to start flying a second superjumbo to the destination on December 1. Now, the A380 service will […]

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CEIBA Intercontinental will resume flights to West Africa

0 / September 23, 2014 09:37

CEIBA Intercontinental will shortly resume scheduled flights to West Africa suspended in mid-August owing to the current Ebola outbreak there. Equatoguinean president Teodoro Obiang Nguema made the announcement during last week’s meeting with the United Nations in which he revealed […]

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RwandAir plans to start Asian and European flights in 2016

RwandAir plans to start Asian and European flights in 2016

0 / September 23, 2014 09:31

RwandAir, based in Kigali, could make its Asian and European début during the financial years 2016/2017 and 2017/2018, respectively, according to maverick CEO John Mirenge. Speaking to the local press following the presentation of the airline’s five-year strategic plan to […]

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Pegasus Airlines to start African flights

0 / September 22, 2014 11:12

Pegasus Airlines is set to make its African début later next month when it launches flights to Egypt. The Turkish carrier said in a statement that weekly flights from Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen to Sharm el Sheikh and Hurghada will commence […]

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‘Google 2.0′ looking to build cities and airports in the future

0 / September 22, 2014 11:03

Google’s self-driving cars could find themselves carrying passengers through cities custom-built by the same company, if the search giant’s plans for the future ever come to pass.   Not content with investing in state-of-the-art robots and pouring money into alternative […]

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China Eastern begins flights out of Lanzhou

China Eastern begins flights out of Lanzhou

0 / September 22, 2014 11:02

China Eastern Airlines, based in Shanghai Hongqiao, started a 4x weekly Lanzhou to Singapore Changi via Kunming Changshui route with effect from September 19. The route, operated on-board an A320-200, is the carrier’s first international flight out of Lanzhou with […]

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Med-View Airline begins West African flights

0 / September 22, 2014 10:56

Med-View Airline, based in Kano, commenced regional West African operations on September 15 with the launch of daily Lagos to Accra flights. Until now, the carrier had focussed on domestic Nigerian flights connecting Lagos with Abuja, Kano, Port Harcourt Omagwa, […]

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Striking Air France pilots have rejected an offer by CEO

0 / September 22, 2014 10:17

Striking Air France pilots have rejected an offer by the chief executive of Air France to suspend the roll-out of the airline’s low-cost subsidiary Transavia until December. Alexandre de Juniac had this morning said the move would allow more time […]

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Air Seychelles will resume flights to India

Air Seychelles will resume flights to India

0 / September 22, 2014 10:12

Air Seychelles, based in Mahé will resume services to India on Dec. 2 of 2014 with a three times weekly service to Mumbai Int’l. The route will operate on-board an A320-200 aircraft configured with 16 Business Class and 120 Economy […]

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Southwest to start international flights out of Houston Hobby airport

0 / September 22, 2014 10:06

Southwest Airlines will start international services out of Houston Hobby next year with the launch of a weekly flight to Aruba on March 7. At present, Southwest operates an extensive domestic US-based network our of Houston Hobby with San Juan […]

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Potholes close Tacloban airport in the Philippines

0 / September 22, 2014 10:02

Cebu Pacific Air along with AirAsia Zest, PAL Express, all based in Manila, and Tigerair Philippines, have all been forced to suspend their respective Tacloban operations after the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) declared the airport’s main runway […]

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Greenland Express temporarily suspends operations

Greenland Express temporarily suspends operations

0 / September 22, 2014 09:56

Greenland Express, based in Aalborg, has temporarily suspended operations with immediate effect. Denmark’s check-in.dk aviation portal states the decision to suspend flights will allow the carrier time to find a new investor and a new aircraft – possibly an A320-200, […]

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Airlines suspend Yemen flights due to violence

0 / September 21, 2014 11:24

Emirates and Etihad Airways have both suspended their respective services to Sana until further notice following an escalation in violence in and around the Yemeni capital. Other carriers such as EgyptAir and Royal Jordanian have also rescheduled their services. “Due […]

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Police arrest three shooting suspects at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport

0 / September 19, 2014 12:12

Police in Phoenix have arrested three shooting suspects following an hours-long manhunt at the city’s Sky Harbor Airport on Thursday Sept. 18, following a shooting at a nearby gas station, authorities said. Police officers responded to reports of the shooting […]

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Air Canada will start new baggage fees

0 / September 18, 2014 14:00

Air Canada will start charging some economy passengers for their first checked bag on flights within Canada and to the Caribbean and Mexico, days after rival WestJet introduced a similar fee. The new CAD$25 (USD$22.73) fee will be paid by […]

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