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United Airlines expands route network from the US to Tokyo

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August 19, 2019 United Airlines is to expand its route network to Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport from 28 March 2020, by adding services from four more US hubs in addition to a daily Boeing 787-9 service already offered from San Francisco. The airline will operate flights from Chicago, Los Angeles, New York/Newark and Washington D.C. to Tokyo Haneda, subject to […]

Lusaka returns to AFKLMP freighter network

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August 19, 2019 Lusaka in Zambia will return to Air France KLM Martinair Cargo’s freighter network on 3 September with weekly Boeing 747 services. It is returning to the schedule after a three-year break and flights will depart Amsterdam Airport Schiphol on Tuesdays, arriving in Lusaka on Wednesdays. The service, flight number MP8320 leave Amsterdam […]

LATAM Airlines Group improves net result in second quarter but still a loss of $62.8m

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August 16, 2019 The LATAM Airlines Group reported as a whole in the second quarter achieved a net result improved by $144.9 million year-over-year to a $62.8 million net loss in second quarter 2019, compared to a $207.8 million loss in the same quarter in 2018. Total revenues rose 0.5 per cent year-on-year (YOY) in […]

Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines increase capacity between Auckland and Singapore

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August 14, 2019 Joint venture partners Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines will boost capacity between Auckland and Singapore with an additional 35,000 seats between the end of March and October, commencing in 2020. Air New Zealand will increase its frequency from 12 to 14 services per week on its Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft from […]

Qantas and Australia Post support e-commerce growth

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August 12, 2019 Qantas and Australia Post have expanded their domestic and international airfreight agreement to ship parcels to benefit online shoppers and businesses. The seven-year agreement worth over A$1 billion will give Australia Post customers access to Qantas Freight’s freighter aircraft and priority access to cargo space on Qantas and Jetstar passenger flights in […]

Brazil airline Azul beats profit expectations with focus on domestic flights

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August 8, 2019 Brazil’s No. 3 airline, Azul SA, beat profit expectations in the second quarter as it doubled down on domestic flights, trimmed an international expansion, and saw a 21% jump in the number of passengers transported that outpaced capacity growth. The airline posted a profit of 345 million reais in the quarter, while […]

Air Arabia posts strong 75% net profit increase in the second quarter

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August 8, 2019 Air Arabia has posted a record net profit of AED 210 million ($57 million) for the three months ending 30 June, an increase of 75 per cent compared on the same period last year. The Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier said it continued to deliver robust and […]

Embraer and SkyWest sign contract for 7 E175s

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August 8, 2019 Embraer has signed a contract with SkyWest for a firm order of seven E175 jets in a 70-seat configuration to be operated for Delta Air Lines. The order has a value of US$340 million, based on 2019 list prices, and was already included in Embraer’s 2019 second-quarter backlog as customer “undisclosed.” Deliveries […]

US gives green light to Delta, Air France, KLM and Virgin to expand JV

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August 6, 2019 The U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao said on Friday (2 August) the Department has tentatively approved a request by Delta Air Lines, Air France, KLM, and Virgin Atlantic to launch an expanded joint venture for all services between the US and Europe. The fresh JV would replace two previously approved arrangements […]

IAG reports 20% pre-tax profit rise for the second quarter

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August 5, 2019 The International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) has reported that it is yet to feel any Brexit effect as it reported a 20 per cent rise in pre-tax second quarter profit. The parent of British Airways, Iberia, Vueling, Aer Lingus and Level, achieved a pre-tax profit of €921m in the three months to […]