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Ryanair adds new routes from Aberdeen

Ryanair adds new routes from Aberdeen

Ryanair is returning to Aberdeen with 2 new routes to Alicante and Malaga starting in February 2017, which the airline claims will deliver 50,000 customers each year. at Aberdeen International.

easyJet adds Manchester-Gibraltar route

easyJet adds Manchester-Gibraltar route

easyJet has launched its first flight from Manchester to Gibraltar. easyJet now flies to 45 destinations from Manchester and bases 11 aircraft there. The airline carried over 2.6 million passengers on flights to and from the airport last year.

Wizz Air launches services to Transylvania, Romania

Wizz Air launches services to Transylvania, Romania

The Hungarian airline Wizz Air has launched a new service from Berlin Schönefeld to Cluj-Napoca in Romania. The flight departs from Berlin Schönefeld every Wednesday and Sunday at 13:25 and flies direct to Dracula’s home country. The return flight is on the same day at 12:00 and lands in Berlin at 12:55.

American Airlines debuts B787-9 Dreamliner on Madrid route

American Airlines debuts B787-9 Dreamliner on Madrid route

American Airlines will debut its new B787-9 Dreamliner on the Dallas Fort Worth and Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport on November 4th, 2016. The aircraft will also operate between DFW and São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport beginning November. Tickets for both routes are now on sale.

Emirates A380 touches down in LA and Vienna

Emirates A380 touches down in LA and Vienna

Emirates has launched its second daily A380 service from Dubai International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport. With this expanded schedule, Emirates is now able to serve nearly 1,000 passengers travelling to Los Angeles each day. Also on the same day Vienna joined the family of A380 scheduled destinations served by an Emirates A380.

Sabre Travel Network Asia Pacific celebrates anniversary

Sabre Travel Network Asia Pacific celebrates anniversary

Sabre Travel Network Asia Pacific, a division of Sabre Corporation, this week celebrated the one year anniversary of Sabre’s major multi-million US dollar business expansion into APAC through its acquisition of Abacus International in July 2015. Commenting from the anniversary celebrations at Sabre’s regional headquarters in Singapore, Roshan Mendis, senior vice president for Sabre Travel Network Asia Pacific, said: “We’ve come a long way in just one year, connecting local teams, knowledge and customers with Sabre’s global network of travel content and technology."

Travelport inks deal with Mauritiana Airlines

Travelport inks deal with Mauritiana Airlines

Travelport and Mauritania Airlines International have signed an agreement that will see the airline distribute its content for the first time with Travelport with immediate effect. Established in December 2010, Mauritania Airlines International is Mauritania’s flag-carrier, based at Nouakchott International Airport.

Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong expands IHG footprint in south-east Asia

Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong expands IHG footprint in south-east Asia

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InterContinental Hotels Group has expanded the south-east Asian footprint of its boutique hotel brand, Hotel Indigo, with the opening of Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong. Hotel Indigo is the world’s first globally branded boutique hotel brand and no two hotels under the brand around the world are alike.

Holiday Inn Express Mexico Aeropuerto opens to guests

Holiday Inn Express Mexico Aeropuerto opens to guests

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InterContinental Hotels Group is opening the new-build 112-room Holiday Inn Express Mexico Aeropuerto hotel. This is the first Holiday Inn Express branded property near Mexico City’s Benito Juárez International Airport and is IHG’s fifteenth property in the city.

Antler partners with Okoban for luggage tracking service

Antler partners with Okoban for luggage tracking service

Antler has unveiled a ground breaking new feature to its suitcases. Teaming with Okoban, Antler is offering customers a new standard in luggage tracking. The great British luggage label, established since 1914, will launch the new feature on the AirStream 2 bag on August 1st.

Hong Kong Airlines launches new route to Narita Airport, Tokyo

Hong Kong Airlines launches new route to Narita Airport, Tokyo

Hong Kong Airlines, the internationally acclaimed full-service airline, has celebrated its daily direct service to Narita Airport in Tokyo, Japan. The new service further strengthens the airline’s network in Japan. To mark the official launch of this route, Hong Kong Airlines held grand celebrations at both Hong Kong International Airport and Narita International Airport.