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SriLankan Airlines receives prestigious Four Star rating by The Airline Passenger Experience AssociationMarkets InsiderAPEX (www.apex.aero) is the world's only non-profit membership trade association dedicated to improving the entire airline passenger experience. Siva Ramachandra, Chief Commercial Officer of SriLankan, said: "This rating is the culmination of ... [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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CNNMoneyAustralia's Qantas hops ahead with first nonstop flight to EuropeCNNMoneyNext March, Qantas will inaugurate the first ever nonstop airline service between Australia and Europe, connecting Perth with London -- a 17 hour journey. "Given the tyranny of distance in our geographical position in our part of the world this new [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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TravelPulseWorld's Mega Hub Airports See Enormous GrowthTravelPulse"The downside of airline capacity shifts is that a proportion of smaller regional airports have either stagnated or experienced a reduction in nonstop destinations between cities," Angela Gittens, director general of ACI World and a former Hartsfield ... [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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Virginian-PilotAmerican Airlines pilot kicked her off flight "to assert his white male power," Women's March organizer saysVirginian-PilotTamika Mallory, a prominent activist who co-chaired the Women's March on Washington, accused an American Airlines pilot of racial discrimination after he kicked her off a flight Sunday, following a disagreement with a gate [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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Aviation Week Network's Airline E&M North America Miami Beach, October 18-19Markets InsiderCustomers include the world's leading manufacturers, suppliers, airlines, business aviation operators, militaries, governments and other organizations that serve this global market. The product portfolio includes Air Transport World, Aviation Week ...and more [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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Los Angeles TimesHe was asked to fix a bankrupt airline. Instead, he changed the way we flyLos Angeles TimesBut the 80-year-old managing partner of Indigo Partners in Phoenix is considered by many industry experts as the man most responsible for the creation of the ultra-low-cost carrier in the U.S. His [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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Chicago Business JournalUnited Airlines boosting basketball in China with help from Golden State WarriorsChicago Business JournalIn United's capacity as the official airline of the 2017 world champion Golden State Warriors, the airline flew the team earlier this month to China for two exhibition games in Shanghai and Shenzhen, part of [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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The National (blog)Middle East airlines to spend $600 billion on new planes by 2036The National (blog)Middle East airlines will spend around US$600 billion on new aircraft in the next 20 years, amid projections that the fleet size of the regions' carriers will more than double to 3,320 aircraft over the [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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Vietjet and Qatar Airways sign Interline AgreementAviationPros.comVietjet Vice President, Ms. Nguyen Thi Thuy Binh, said: “This partnership is a pillar of Vietjet's strategy to diversify our services with an aim at offering our passengers travel opportunities to points all over the world. We will continue to partner ... [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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CNBCThis global hub is tipped to double its aircraft numbers within 20 yearsCNBCThe Middle East's reputation as a global hub for air travel looks set to grow and grow. The number of planes operated by Middle East airlines, including Dubai's Etihad Airways and Doha's Qatar Airways, is forecast to more [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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NEWS.com.auDestinations airlines won't fly toNEWS.com.auIn 2015, Libya became the completely cut off from the world by air when Turkish Airlines became the last airline to suspended its flights to the country. Today, local airlines Libyan Arab Airlines and Afriqiyah Airways, as well as Tunisia's flag ...and more [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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U.S. News & World ReportBeijing Proudly Unveils Mega-Airport Due to Open in 2019U.S. News & World ReportBEIJING (Reuters) - China's capital unveiled the "shining example" of its 80 billion yuan (£9.1 billion) new airport on Monday, tipped to become one of the world's largest when it opens in October 2019 [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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