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Ryanair shareholders approve $22bn Boeing order

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Ryanair has announced that its order to purchase up to 200 Boeing ”gamechanger” 737 MAX aircraft has been approved by 99.93 per cent of shareholders who voted at its EGM in Dublin this morning. When finalised - and if all options are exercised - the deal will be valued at over $22bn at current list prices. Ryanair has 100 firm order and 100 options in place. → Read More

British Airways launches digital cards for Executive Club members

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British Airways is introducing digital Executive Club membership cards for customers with smartphones. The new feature launches in early December and is available to all Executive Club members with iOS and Android mobile devices, using the British Airways app. Customers can also download their digital membership cards from ba.com once they have logged in to their Executive Club account. → Read More

fastjet celebrates two years of low-cost flights in Africa

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fastjet is celebrating two years of providing low-cost air travel across Africa. The airline began commercial flight operations in November 2012, flying passengers from Dar es Salaam to Kilimanjaro and Mwanza in Tanzania on its A319 aircraft. Since then, it has expanded its network with the introduction of its third domestic route to Mbeya in Tanzania, and launched its international route network with flights from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg in South Africa, Lusaka in Zambia, Harare in Zimbabwe and Entebbe in Uganda. → Read More

CityJet signs partnership with Stobart Air

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CityJet and Stobart Air have signed a partnership agreement, both airlines announced today. Commencing on December 1st 2014, Stobart Air will operate short-haul ATR regional aircraft on CityJet’s Cardiff to Edinburgh route – which is offered twice daily – and its Cardiff to Paris route, operating once a day. → Read More

Boeing 787 Dreamliner revolutionises passenger experience at Royal Jordanian

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Just three months ago the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner joined the Royal Jordanian fleet and now the airline has announced it has concluded the delivery of the first wave of five craft. Under the airline’s strategic plan to renew its long-haul fleet, the five new airliners are working on RJ’s medium and long haul routes - replacing the airline’s four Airbus 340s and single Airbus 330. → Read More

Ruili Airlines celebrates first Boeing 737-700 purchase

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Boeing and Ruili Airlines today celebrated the arrival of the airline's first direct purchase Next-Generation 737-700. Ruili is a newly established private airline based at Changshui International Airport in Kunming, the capital city of China's Yunnan province. → Read More

Germanwings revitalises homepage with new booking options

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Clearly structured and with high user value, Germanwings has gone live with a redesigned homepage. The new website now offers visitors even more information and services. The new homepage has gone online gradually one region after another over the last few days. → Read More

Heathrow to welcome new American Philadelphia flight

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American Airlines will give customers another choice for trans-Atlantic travel when it launches new daily daytime service from Philadelphia International Airport to London Heathrow Airport on March 29th, 2015. The new flight complements American’s existing PHL-LHR service and underscores the airline’s commitment to serving Philadelphia and creating the best network in the world with the most convenient options to get customers where they want to go. → Read More

United Airlines expands trans-Atlantic route network

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United Airlines has announced new trans-Atlantic summer-season service between New York and Venice, Italy, along with new service between Chicago and Dublin, both subject to government approval. In addition, the airline will offer a second daily non-stop flight between Washington Dulles and Paris for the summer season. → Read More

Etihad Airways boosts stake in Virgin Australia

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Etihad Airways – considered the World’s Leading Airline by the World Travel Awards has upped its stake in Virgin Australia to the maximum allowed by the Foreign Investment Review Board in Australia. The Abu Dhabi based carrier now holds a 22.9 per cent stake after spending another AU$28.34 million last week. → Read More

Emirates to launch third daily flight to Malé, Maldives

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Emirates has announced a third daily service to Malé, the capital of the Maldives. Commencing Monday, December 1st, Emirates flight EK656 will depart Dubai International Airport at 02:10, and arrive in Malé at 07:15, adding seven more inbound flights a week to the Maldives, increasing passenger and cargo capacity on the route by a third. → Read More

Myanmar takes step out of the cold with Garuda Indonesia deal

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Garuda Indonesia and Myanmar Airways International have concluded a codeshare agreement. The signing of the agreement was carried out by Garuda Indonesia executive vice president, sales and marketing, Erik Meijer and Myanmar Airways International managing director Si Thu. Under the agreement, Garuda Indonesia will place its GA marketing code on Myanmar Airways International's flights between Bangkok-Yangon and Singapore-Yangon. → Read More

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