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Pegasus Airlines flies ten million passengers in first half of 2015

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Pegasus Airlines has announced its traffic data for the first half of 2015, with the airline carrying 10.17 million guests for the period. This translates to a year-on-year increase of 10 per cent, while the seat capacity was 13.04 million, a rise of 12 per cent compared with the same period last year. → Read More

Emirates launches Americas Pass to transatlantic passengers

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Emirates passengers looking to explore beyond the airline's network of American destinations now have dozens of options with the Americas Pass. With one combined ticket, travellers flying to any of Emirates’ ten US destinations can connect to over 90 cities across the USA, Canada and Latin America through Emirates’ five partner airlines: Jet Blue, Alaska Airlines, Virgin America, WestJet Airlines and Porter Airlines. → Read More

LATAM Airlines to launch new Milan connections

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To strengthen connectivity with its international markets, LATAM Airlines Group has begun selling tickets for its Santiago–São Paulo–Milan service to be operated by LAN using its modern fleet of Boeing 787s. Tickets are available for purchase through all LAN and TAM sales channels. → Read More

bmi regional joins with Loganair in regional aviation shakeup

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A major shake-up in the regional airline business has been established with bmi regional and Loganair becoming part of a new regional airline group, under newly appointed chief executive, Peter Simpson. A new holding company, Airline Investments Limited, acquired the shares in bmi regional with Simpson set adopt the position as group chief executive of the combined businesses. → Read More

Emirates adds third daily flight to Birmingham, UK

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Emirates has launched its third daily service to Birmingham, with Flight EK41 from Dubai arriving at Birmingham International Airport at 07:05. On board the inaugural flight of this service were passengers originating from more than 15 different cities to Birmingham, including Manila, Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok, demonstrating Emirates’ global connectivity. → Read More

Qatar Airways goes door-to-door on cargo services

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Qatar Airways Cargo will launch an express airfreight service for door-to-door and time-critical shipments. The new QR On-Board Courier service will be rolled out across the cargo carrier’s global, enabling customers to book time-definite airfreight delivery solutions. QR On-Board Courier will provide bespoke transportation services, which meet customers’ specific requirements, with dedicated couriers accompanying each shipment from collection to delivery direct to the recipient. → Read More

Falling fuel prices drive up profits at Lufthansa

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The Lufthansa Group has reported adjusted EBIT rose by €290 million year-on-year to €468 million for the six months ended June 30th. Sales increased by 8.5 per cent to €15.4 billion over the period, with traffic revenue accounting for €12.1 billion of that figure. → Read More

Etihad Airways brings Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to Singapore route

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Etihad Airways has set a new benchmark for luxury travel on the UAE-Singapore route with the start of daily Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner services earlier. Etihad president James Hogan said deploying the Dreamliner to Singapore reflected the importance of the route to the airline and its commitment to a best-in-class experience. → Read More

American carriers ban game trophies from flights

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Delta Air Lines has said it will ban shipment of all lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies worldwide as freight. The news follows a similar announcement from American Airlines earlier. Both airlines acted to ban the shipment of big-game trophies on flights after the illegal killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. → Read More

World Travel Awards signs Avianca as Official Airline Partner for Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015

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World Travel Awards announces Avianca as the Official Airline Partner for the upcoming Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015. Visiting Colombia for the first time, the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony will take place on October 10th in Bogotá. The event will receive tourism leaders from across the region, as well as influential business directors and entrepreneurs. → Read More

Iberia considers long-haul expansion as profits return

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Iberia is making plans to open new routes to Asia, Africa and the Americas in the next two years. The new destinations will be announced before the end of the year, following negotiations and profitability studies This expansion is made possible by the successful implementation of Iberia’s Plan de Futuro and consequential improvements in costs and earnings performance, which is meeting the company’s objectives, as the latest report by parent IAG attests. → Read More

Lufthansa introduces restaurant style service in Business Class

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Lufthansa Business Class passengers can now experience a completely new service on board long-haul flights. From August, flight attendants will be placing much greater emphasis on the personal needs of the passengers that they are assigned to. The flight crew will individually respond to guests' needs and requests similar to an upscale restaurant. → Read More

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