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Royal Brunei speeds up London services

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May 22, 2018 Royal Brunei Airlines is to launch of daily non-stop flights between London Heathrow and Brunei International Airport, effective October 28 2018. The non-stop flight to Brunei, a result of the airline dropping its Dubai stopover, will see route reduced from 18.1 hours to 14.6 hours and the Melbourne-Brunei-London Heathrow route reduced to […]

EasyJet, Ryanair Court EU Investors on Concern Over Hard Brexit

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May 21, 2018 Discount rivals EasyJet Plc and Ryanair Holdings Plc are shoring up their shareholder base in continental Europe in order to safeguard their right to fly there after Brexit. EasyJet, based in Luton, England, is holding investor roadshows in France and Germany this week and last week in a bid to increase the […]

Ryanair Warns of Airline Shakeout as Fuel Costs Claim Weakest

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May 21, 2018 Ryanair Holdings Plc warned that profit will slump for the first time in five years as rising labor costs compound a fuel-price surge that may force weaker competitors out of business. Net income could fall as much as 14 percent in the year through next March, Ryanair said Monday. An increase in […]

Lufthansa Cargo adds Chengdu to freighter network

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May 21, 2018 Lufthansa Cargo has expanded its Chinese freighter network with two flights a week between Frankfurt and Chengdu. The Boeing 777 Freighter services, flight number LH8410 started on 5 May, departing Frankfurt on Mondays and Saturdays, returning from Chengdu every Tuesday and Sunday. Lufthansa Cargo vice president Asia Pacific, Frank Naeve says: “We […]

Jet Airways’ Goyal Says Air India Privatization on His Radar

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May 18, 2018 Jet Airways India Ltd. is not ruling out looking at the sale of loss-making national carrier Air India Ltd., its chairman said, although he remains focused on his own airline. “We are looking at our own business,” Naresh Goyal said in an interview in Manchester, England. “But I am not saying that […]

Singapore Airlines To Merge With Regional Carrier SilkAir

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May 18, 2018 Singapore Airlines will merge with its SilkAir unit in 2020 after a major cabin makeover gets underway at the regional carrier. The cabin upgrade will more closely align the regional product with the parent airline’s long-haul product. Business class will get lie-flat seats, and both Business and Economy classes will get seat-back […]

Silk Way West adds Liege to its growing network

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May 15, 2018 Silk Way West Airlines has added Liege to its network and is adding Boeing 747-400 Freighters to its fleet to help maintain steady growth. The airline started operating twice weekly flights between Liege, Belgium and its hub in Baku, Azerbaijan at the end of April, and follows on from recently restarting services […]

Qatar Airways to fly Bangladeshi garments to New York

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May 15, 2018 Qatar Airways Cargo and Expo Freight Logistics have signed an agreement for weekly scheduled charter services flying a Boeing 777 Freighter between Dhaka and New York loaded with garments. Through the QR Charter service, Qatar Airways commenced services with more than 100 tonnes of cargo capacity on 13 May and will continue […]

A New Budget Airline Is Coming to Asia

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May 14, 2018 Asia, where more than a dozen new low-fare carriers started in the past two decades, got a new entrant in Japan Airlines Co. Japan’s second-largest carrier is deepening its bet in the market for frills-free air travel by setting up a carrier in July for medium-to-long-haul international flights from Narita International Airport, […]

IAG Cargo to connect Heathrow with Durban

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May 10, 2018 IAG Cargo will increase capacity to and from South Africa by 90 tonnes a week with direct flights between London’s Heathrow Airport and Durban. The Boeing 787-8 service will be launched on 29 October, operating on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays offering up to 15 tonnes of cargo capacity per flight. The British […]