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AIRBALTIC TO FLY TO MILAN LINATE AIRPORT

AIRBALTIC TO FLY TO MILAN LINATE AIRPORT

🕔20:25, 14.Oct 2010

atvian national airline airBaltic will start flights on October 31 to Milan Linate airport in Italy. The daily flights between Riga and Milan Linate will be serviced using a 737 aircraft by airBaltic. Until October 30, airBaltic will operate flights

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PASSENGER NUMBERS UP FOR AUSTRIAN AIRLINES

PASSENGER NUMBERS UP FOR AUSTRIAN AIRLINES

🕔20:08, 14.Oct 2010

In September 2010, Austrian Airlines posted a 16.1% growth in passenger numbers. The majority of the growth came from scheduled service, which is thanks to a targeted market strategy, say Andreas Bierwirth and Peter Malanik, members of the Austrian Airlines

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THY RECEIVES FIRST 777-300ER AIRCRAFT

THY RECEIVES FIRST 777-300ER AIRCRAFT

🕔20:08, 14.Oct 2010

Turkish Airlines (THY) has stated it has received the first of the 12 777-300ER (Extended Range) aircraft it ordered from Boeing company. THY executive board chairman Hamdi Topcu said of its 145-strong fleet, 73 aircraft were Boeing. Once all the

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LUFTHANSA POSTS IMPRESSIVE TRAFFIC STATS

LUFTHANSA POSTS IMPRESSIVE TRAFFIC STATS

🕔20:07, 14.Oct 2010

Latest results show that Lufthansa Group airlines carried more than 67 million passengers in first nine months of 2010. From January through September, 44.1 million passengers flew with Lufthansa, an increase of 5.2% on the same period in 2009. Capacity

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RYANAIR TO CLOSE AT MERSEILLE

RYANAIR TO CLOSE AT MERSEILLE

🕔20:06, 14.Oct 2010

Ryanair announced yesterday that it will close its base at Marseille in January 2011 and move four 737-800s to “competitor” airports in Spain, Italy and Lithuania. This is on the back of  legal proceedings by French authorities over taxes and

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SAS EXPANDS EUROPEAN NETWORK

SAS EXPANDS EUROPEAN NETWORK

🕔20:06, 14.Oct 2010

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) will expand its European network from spring 2011 with new routes from Oslo-New York and Copenhagen-Shanghai. The airline has also stated that it will launch new routes and increase frequency across a range of short-haul flights to

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NEW BA ROUTE FROM LONDON TO SAN JUAN

NEW BA ROUTE FROM LONDON TO SAN JUAN

🕔20:05, 14.Oct 2010

British Airways (BA) has revealed plans to add a new service from 2011 flying from London Gatwick airport to the Puerto Rican capital of San Juan. The new route is thanks to the UK airline’s recent affiliation with American Airlines.

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Setting the scene……

Setting the scene……

🕔20:04, 14.Oct 2010

IATA confirmed last month that growth in airline passenger traffic and cargo volumes fell in August, signalling an expected slowdown in demand. Scheduled international passenger traffic in August grew 6.4% year-to-year, down from a revised 9.5%, which was if you

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SpiceJet appoints new CEO

SpiceJet appoints new CEO

🕔11:21, 13.Oct 2010

SpiceJet has appointed Neil Raymond Mills as its chief executive officer, according to a statement on the Bombay Stock Exchange today. Mills joins SpiceJet from Dubai-based low-fare airline FlyDubai, where he was chief financial officer. His appointment follows the departure

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BIAL to provide third party maintenance services

BIAL to provide third party maintenance services

🕔11:21, 13.Oct 2010

The Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) has signed an agreement with Air Works to undertake Third Party Line Maintenance (TPLM) services. BIAL is now the first ever airport operator in India to offer this service. Air works is a DGCA

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