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BREAKING NEWS

Norwegian set for new Gatwick base as long-haul services grow

Breaking Travel News  2014-08-27 09:28:17

Norwegian has continued to expand internationally following a decision to establish a new long-haul base at London Gatwick Airport. Both pilots and cabin crew will be based at London Gatwick.

Boeing Celebrates Delivery of Royal Jordanian's First 787 Dreamliner

PR Newswire  2014-08-27 09:04:00

EVERETT, Wash., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Royal Jordanian today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 787 Dreamliner. The airplane will play a central role in the Amman-based ...

Emirates signs memorandum of understanding with Arik Heaven

Breaking Travel News  2014-08-27 08:56:53

Emirates and Arik Air, West Africa?s leading airline, have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop and expand their existing commercial relationship and explore further areas of co-operation. Emirates ...

Ryanair to bid for Cyprus Airways

BBC News  2014-08-27 08:39:42

Budget airline Ryanair has confirmed that it plans to bid for the Cypriot national airline, Cyprus Airways, which is up for sale.

Australia ups anti-terror efforts

BBC News  2014-08-27 07:11:28

New counter-terrorism units have been set up at two Australian airports, PM Tony Abbott says, amid concern over Australians fighting in Iraq and Syria.

The etiquette of reclining seats on flights

BBC News  2014-08-26 23:11:32

When is it acceptable to recline your seat on flights?

After disasters, stricken Malaysia Airlines staff brace for job cuts

Reuters  2014-08-26 21:09:44

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - As bodies from downed Flight MH17 were brought home last week, a group of Malaysia Airlines flight attendants, in black mourning headscarves contrasting with their pink and turquoise ...

Japanese startup gains early demand traction

Air Transport World  2014-08-26 20:35:00

New low-cost carrier (LCC) Spring Airlines Japan is posting healthy load factors in its first three weeks of operation, due in part to a boost from one of the major Japanese holiday periods.read more

Russian authorities suspend Moskovia Airline?s AOC

Air Transport World  2014-08-26 20:33:00

Russia?s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has suspended Moskovia Airline?s air operator?s certificate (AOC), effective Aug. 29, after CEO Mikhail Alexeev revealed the carrier could no longer ...

Aeroflot to launch new LCC subsidiary

Air Transport World  2014-08-26 20:32:00

Russia?s Aeroflot will launch a new low-cost subsidiary (LCC) Oct. 27, CEO Vitaly Saveliev was quoted as saying by Russian news agency ITAR-TASS. read more

 

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