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UNITE UNION SEEKS FURTHER TALKS WITH BA

UNITE UNION SEEKS FURTHER TALKS WITH BA

🕔17:10, 17.Nov 2010

Unite, the union representing British Airways’ cabin crew, is seeking further talks with the airline despite its decision not to recommend the latest deal proposed by BA last week. Tony Woodley, Unite’s joint leader met with BA cabin crew representatives

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EASYJET PROFITS UP 70%

EASYJET PROFITS UP 70%

🕔17:10, 17.Nov 2010

easyJet has posted pre-tax profits of £154 million in the 12 months to September 30, an increase of £99.3 million over last year. As a result of the better-than-expected results the airline is planning its first-ever dividend payment to shareholders,

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US HITS OUT AT CARGO FIXING (AGAIN)

US HITS OUT AT CARGO FIXING (AGAIN)

🕔17:09, 17.Nov 2010

A US federal grand jury indicted three former Japanese airline executives yesterday on charges of fixing rates for air cargo shipments to and from the United States. Takao Fukuchi, a former president of JAL’s cargo sales division, and Yoshio Kunugi

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CHAN TAKES OVER AS HEAD OF SIA TAIWAN

CHAN TAKES OVER AS HEAD OF SIA TAIWAN

🕔09:25, 16.Nov 2010

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has appointed Benjamin Chan as head of its Taiwan operations effective. Chan succeeds his predecessor, Toh Giam Ming, who has been posted to India. Chan previously worked as an assistant manager for SIA in Frankfurt, before being

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EIGHTH AIRSHOW CHINA STARTS TODAY

EIGHTH AIRSHOW CHINA STARTS TODAY

🕔09:24, 16.Nov 2010

The eighth Airshow China, which starts today, is being held in Zhuhai, a seaside city adjacent to Hong Kong and Macao. This event demonstrates that China is making good on its promise to build its own aviation industry when the

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TAT-SIA AIRLINE STARTUP THWARTED

TAT-SIA AIRLINE STARTUP THWARTED

🕔09:24, 16.Nov 2010

Ratan Tata has revealed that he had tried to set up a domestic airline in collaboration with Singapore Airlines ten years ago but was repeated thwarted by the government. Tata alleged a rival industrialist had bribed government officials to thwart

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GSP SIGNS FIVE YEAR DEAL WITH GMG AIRLINES

GSP SIGNS FIVE YEAR DEAL WITH GMG AIRLINES

🕔09:23, 16.Nov 2010

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners (GSP) has signed a five-year Engine Management Program agreement with Bangladeshi carrier GMG Airlines for its current fleet of PW4060 and JT8D-200 engines. The agreement also covers any future aircraft models GMG Airlines will

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CHINA SOUTHERN SHARES RAISED TO BUY

CHINA SOUTHERN SHARES RAISED TO BUY

🕔09:23, 16.Nov 2010

Shares in China Southern Airlines, China’s largest carrier was raised to “buy” from “neutral” by equity analysts at Nomura. The target price is HK$7.20 per share. The shares fell 3.3% to 10.12 yuan.

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GECAS AND CDB ORDER THE C919

GECAS AND CDB ORDER THE C919

🕔09:22, 16.Nov 2010

The Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (Comac) has announced the order for 100 of its C919 aircraft from GECAS and China’s CDB Leasing and other Chinese airlines. The company stated that other buyers included China’s top three airlines, Air China,

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INDIRA GANDHI TERMINAL 3 CHAOS CONTINUES

INDIRA GANDHI TERMINAL 3 CHAOS CONTINUES

🕔09:21, 16.Nov 2010

Airlines are suffering from more teething problems at Indira Gandhi International Airport’s (IGIA) new Terminal 3, with several departures and arrivals delayed for hours. Despite complaint from passengers in the terminal, the airlines continue to claim the disruption is not

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