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Air France introduces sleep suit to first class passengers

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Air France s introducing its brand new sleep suit offered to passengers in La Première, which the carrier claims is an “elegant” souvenir that can be worn at home. Passengers are also given a comfort kit, containing slippers, socks, a shoehorn and a shoe bag. → Read More

Qatar Airways expands network in Thailand

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Qatar Airways is expanding its network to Chiang Mai in Thailand from 16 December 2016. The airline will fly to Chiang Mai five times a week via Yangon, the former capital of Myanmar, with an A330-200. → Read More

Etihad Airways releases virtual reality film

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Etihad Airways has released its highly anticipated 360-degree virtual reality film starring Nicole Kidman. This marks the first time that a Hollywood actor has ever starred in a fully immersive virtual reality movie. → Read More

Hundreds evacuated as fire breaks out on Korean Air plane in Tokyo

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Hundreds of passengers have been evacuated from a plane in Tokyo after a fire broke out in its left engine. Korean Air flight 2708 was taxiing on the runway at Haneda Airport when the fire broke out. Firefighters sprayed the engine with foam on the runway, which was temporarily closed. → Read More

Aeroméxico sign comprehensive partnership with Travelport

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Travelport and Aeroméxico, Mexico’s global airline, have announced details of a substantially extended relationship. As part of the new partnership, the expanding airline will not only continue to distribute all of its content through Travelport’s global Travel Commerce Platform, which connects online, leisure and corporate travel agencies in over 180 countries, but it will now also adopt Travelport’s industry-leading merchandising technology as well as digital travel services from MTT. → Read More

Norwegian adds two new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners to fleet

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Norwegian has signed an agreement to lease two new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners to be delivered in spring 2018. With this new agreement, the company’s long-haul fleet will consist of 42 Dreamliners by 2020. Norwegian also exercises eight of its 100 Boeing 737 MAX8 purchase options. → Read More

Air Austral receives first Boeing Dreamliner

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Boeing has delivered the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Air Austral. The newest addition to the Air Austral long-haul fleet will touch down at Roland Garros Airport in Saint-Marie, Reunion Island tomorrow following a 10,500-mile delivery flight originating from the Boeing Everett Delivery Centre in Everett, Washington. → Read More

Delta Air Lines launches year-round Edinburgh-New York flight

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Delta Air Lines will launch its new non-stop flight between Edinburgh and New York’s John F. Kennedy airports today, offering more onward connections and on-board amenities than any other airline serving this route. The new service extends Delta’s UK network into Scotland and will operate year-round, offering customers a choice of 60 onward connections throughout the US including popular destination such as Los Angeles, Orlando and San Francisco. → Read More

Qatar Airways to offer Chang Mai, Thailand, flights from December

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Qatar Airways has announced that it will expand its network to Chiang Mai in Thailand from December 16th. The airline will fly to Chiang Mai five times a week via Yangon, the former capital of Myanmar, with an A330-200. The largest and most culturally significant city in northern Thailand, Chiang Mai will be the fourth city in the Asian country to be served by Qatar Airways, which currently flies to Bangkok and Phuket, and will commence flights to Krabi on December 6th. → Read More

EVA Air to launch Chicago flights in November

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Star Alliance member EVA Air has announced a brand new route, the third to be launched in 2016, further reinforcing its status as one of Asia’s most dynamic carriers. As of November 3rd, EVA Air will connect Taipei directly with Chicago on its latest-model, Wi-Fi equipped Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, making the ‘Windy City’ its eighth gateway into North America. → Read More

Tianjin Airlines takes UK representation ahead of Gatwick launch

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Ahead of the launch of its new service from the UK to China, expanding Chinese carrier Tianjin Airlines has appointed Rooster PR to run its UK press office and social media channels. Rooster will be responsible for launching Tianjin Airlines in the UK and driving awareness of the airline’s new twice-weekly Gatwick service through the development and implementation of strategic, proactive and creative PR campaigns. → Read More

Norwegian launches low-cost flights to Las Vegas from Gatwick

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Norwegian is continuing the expansion of its low-cost long-haul network by launching a new direct route to the bright lights of Las Vegas from London Gatwick. The twice weekly flights will launch from London Gatwick on October 31st, on the airline’s brand new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft which feature two cabins – premium and economy. → Read More

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