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AIR FRANCE INAUGURATES DALLAS SERVICES

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April 2, 2019 Air France has this week inaugurated services to Dallas, Texas (DFW) from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG). The first service commenced on March 31 and will operate five times per week in the Summer season. Commenting on the new inauguration was Air France CEO Anne Rigali. “I am delighted to inaugurate this […]

KLM Launches Amsterdam-Boston Flights

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April 2, 2019 KLM Royal Dutch Airlines have began operating flights to Boston. Services commenced on April 1 with its Airbus A330-300 aircraft, offering 30 seats in World Business, 40 in Economy Comfort and 222 in Economy. Services are currently running on a three times per week basis, which run on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays […]

Singapore Airlines grounds two 787-10s after inspections of Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN engines

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April 2, 2019 Singapore Airlines Ltd said on Tuesday it had grounded two Boeing Co 787-10 jets fitted with Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC Trent 1000 TEN engines after checks of its fleet found premature blade deterioration. The jets have been removed from service pending engine replacements, the airline said in a statement. The Trent 1000 TEN […]

Emirates increases flights to Durban

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April 2, 2019 Emirates has made a seasonal increase to its existing daily service to Durban (South Africa) with four additional flights a week, effective from 14 June to 4 August 2019 – in response to growing demand for travel during this period. The additional flights on – Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, will be […]

GOL grows domestic network from Sao Paulo

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April 2, 2019 Brazilian carrier GOL has added six new destinations to its growing domestic network from Sao Paulo’s Guarulhos International Airport. GOL will operate six new connections to and from the cities of Cascavel, Passo Fundo, Vitória da Conquista, Sinop, as well as Franca and Barretos. With the launch scheduled for August, Cascavel, Vitória […]

Heathrow opens 12th Chinese link with Chengdu flight

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April 2, 2019 Heathrow Airport has gained its 12th Chinese route with Air China launching thrice weekly services to Chengdu, home to the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base. The A330-200 service will have the capacity for 3,744 tonnes of cargo between China and the UK, and comes as CEBR research shows a significant rise in […]

Lufthansa and Cathay Pacific expand business deal

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April 2, 2019 Customers of Cathay Pacific Cargo and Lufthansa Cargo are enjoying the advantages of the expanded joint business agreement with the launch of eastbound joint shipments. Under the agreement, Hong Kong is directly connected to Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Dublin, London Gatwick and Heathrow, Madrid, Manchester, Milan, Munich, Paris, Rome and Zurich. In […]

Matson Receives Second Aloha-Class Boxship from Philly Shipyards

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April 2, 2019 Philadelphia-based Philly Shipyard (PSI) delivered the second of two Aloha-class containerships to Hawaii-based Matson Navigation Company in a ceremony on March 28. Matson received the 3,600 TEU Kaimana Hila some six months after the first ship in the class, Daniel K. Inouye, joined the fleet in October 2018. The 850 feet (259 meter) long […]

Mercuria’s Aegean Takeover Gets Green Light from EU

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April 2, 2019 The European Commission has approved Mercuria Energy’s acquisition of restructured marine fuel logistics firm Aegean Marine Petroleum Network. The Commission concluded that the proposed transaction would raise no competition concerns as the companies have a limited position in the markets where their activities overlap. The transaction was examined under the simplified merger […]

Hamburg Süd Closes Sale of Dry Bulk Business to CNCo

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April 2, 2019 Hamburg Süd has wrapped up the sale of its dry bulk subsidiary to China Navigation Company (CNCo), a part of the Swire Group. Hamburg Süd and CNCo have received regulatory approval and completed the transfer of Rudolf A. Oetker (RAO) and the bulk activities in Furness Withy (London and Melbourne) and Aliança […]