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Hong Kong Airlines hands Aspire contract to Ink

Hong Kong Airlines hands Aspire contract to Ink

Hong Kong Airlines has signed a deal with the world’s leading travel media company Ink to reinvent its inflight magazine Aspire. Hong Kong Airlines is ready to welcome the new design from the April 2017 issue onward.

Boeing confirms $3bn deal with Iran Aseman Airlines

Boeing confirms $3bn deal with Iran Aseman Airlines

Boeing has confirmed the signing of a memorandum of agreement with Iran Aseman Airlines, expressing the airline’s intent to purchase 30 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes. The planes have a list price value of $3 billion.

Delta Air Lines offers support to Red Cross in UK

Delta Air Lines offers support to Red Cross in UK

Delta Air Lines has partnered with the British Red Cross to fund the charity’s first out-of-hours emergency call centre. The facility will create up to six new jobs and could help more than 3,000 people each year.

Norwegian chief welcomes competition in low-cost transatlantic market

Norwegian chief welcomes competition in low-cost transatlantic market

Bjørn Kjos, chief executive of low-cost carrier Norwegian Air, has urged rivals to join the carrier in the low-cost transatlantic market. “I hope some of our competitors make it in this market," he said, "they are creating demand, bringing in passengers who could not afford to fly before."

Oman Air flies into Nairobi, Kenya

Oman Air flies into Nairobi, Kenya

Oman Air has welcomed the launch of its inaugural flight WY721 to Nairobi, Kenya. The four times weekly flight to Nairobi operated by a Boeing 737-800, is Oman Air’s first service to Kenya.

TAP Portugal adds Lomé, Togo, to summer schedule

TAP Portugal adds Lomé, Togo, to summer schedule

As of July 17th, TAP will operate four weekly flights from Lisbon to Lomé, in Togo, increasing the Airline’s destinations in Africa to 16 in 11 different countries. Lomé is an addition to the already announced new destinations which include Toronto, Stuttgart, Gran Canaria, Alicante, Bucharest, Budapest, Cologne and Abidjan.

Vietjet launches Hanoi-Siem Reap flights in Cambodia

Vietjet launches Hanoi-Siem Reap flights in Cambodia

Vietjet has launched its latest international route, connecting Hanoi and Siem Reap, Cambodia. The new route operates on a daily basis departing from Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi at 16:55 and arrives at Siem Reap International Airport at 18:40.

First flight for Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner in US

First flight for Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner in US

The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner took to the skies for the first time earlier at Boeing South Carolina. The airplane, which is the newest and longest model of the 787 family, completed a successful flight totalling four hours and 58 minutes.

Aer Lingus launches AerClub loyalty programme

Aer Lingus launches AerClub loyalty programme

Aer Lingus has launched its new loyalty programme AerClub. Powered by Avios and designed to meet the needs of today’s traveller, AerClub is aimed at everyone and offers greater rewards every time its members fly.