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“Topiaries” Exhibit Takes Shape At Denver International Airport

Denver International Airport’s (DEN) Art and Culture program presents a new exhibit featuring an exceptional series of abstract paintings. The exhibit is located at the Terminal Gallery on level 5 west of the Jeppesen Terminal near the north security checkpoint, …

Peach Aviation orders 10 A320neo and three A320ceo

Airline to become first low cost carrier in Japan to operate A320neo.Japan’s Peach Aviation has signed a firm order with Airbus for the purchase of 10 A320neo and three A320ceo aircraft.     The order was announced at a signing …

The Harry Potter Shop Arrives At Heathrow Terminal 5

THE HARRY POTTER™ SHOP has officially opened its doors to passengers at Heathrow Terminal 5. The new 600 sq.ft. store in Terminal 5 has opened its doors today, the same week as the release of Warner Bros. Pictures’ highly anticipated …

Sabre Travel Network President Sean Menke Appointed As Executive Advisor

Sabre Corporation’s (NASDAQ: SABR) executive vice president and president for Travel Network, Sean Menke, has recently been appointed as executive member of the National Advisory Committee on Travel and Tourism Infrastructure (NACTTI).   The panel was established following last year’s …

flightSpeak Launches CheckPoint

flightSpeak, the most comprehensive global airport information mobile app for business and leisure travelers, introduces a new security wait time feature named CheckPoint, which provides estimated wait and screening times for security checkpoints at the top 100 busiest airports worldwide. …

  • Allegiant Breaks Ground on $24 Million Training Center in Orlando Area

    Published on : Tuesday, August 9, 2016

    Allegiant On Thursday, August 4, Congressman John Mica, Florida Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera and local officials joined Maury Gallagher, chief executive officer and chairman of Allegiant, to formally break ground on the airline’s new East Coast training center, located adjacent …

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  • TAP’S In-Flight Portuguese Wines Win US Award

    Published on : Tuesday, August 9, 2016

    The US magazine Global Traveler has classed two of the wines served in TAP Executive Class – Paulo Laureano Reserva 2014 and Churchill’s Estates Grande Reserva 2011 – as among the best wines served on the world’s leading airlines, confirming …

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  • Boeing, Mauritania Airlines Finalize Order for One Next-Generation 737-800

    Published on : Tuesday, August 9, 2016

    Boeing and Mauritania Airlines have finalized an order for one Next-Generation 737-800 airplane, valued at $96 million at current list prices.   “The Boeing 737 is the backbone of Mauritania Airlines fleet because of its efficiency and superior operating economics,” …

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  • SkyWest, Inc. Reports Combined July 2016 Traffic for SkyWest Airlines and ExpressJet Airlines

    Published on : Tuesday, August 9, 2016

    SkyWest, Inc., (“SkyWest”) today reported 169,513 block hours in July 2016, compared to 183,039 block hours in July 2015, a decrease of 13,526 or 7.4%. The net decrease was consistent with SkyWest’s fleet transition plan to improve the mix of …

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  • MKE Installs Service Animal Releif Area In Main Terminal

    Published on : Tuesday, August 9, 2016

    Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele has announced that General Mitchell International Airport has installed an indoor Service Animal Relief Area.   Located in a separate area adjacent to the Family Restroom in the Concession Mall, the Service Animal Relief Area …

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  • More Than Half A Million Passengers At MIA In July

    Published on : Tuesday, August 9, 2016

    Summer continues to prove busy for Malta International Airport, with July alone registering more than 580,000 passenger movements; nearly as many people as the population of Scotland’s biggest city, Glasgow.   July’s figures translate into a growth of 5.9% in …

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  • ACI Releases New Research Paper Analyzing The Influence Of Customer Service Quality On Airports’ Non-Aeronautical Revenue

    Published on : Tuesday, August 9, 2016

    ACI World has launched its latest 2016 publication, “Does passenger satisfaction increase airport non-aeronautical revenue? A comprehensive assessment.” This innovative research paper analyzes the influence of customer service quality on airports’ non-aeronautical revenue.   The research paper is based on …

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  • Malaysia Airlines Appoints New Chief Commercial Officer

    Published on : Tuesday, August 9, 2016

    Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) today officially announced the appointment of Arved von zur Muehlen as Chief Commercial Officer effective from the 5 September 2016.   Announcing the appointment, MAB’s Chief Executive Officer Peter Bellew said, “On behalf of the management …

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  • United Reports July 2016 Operational Performance

    Published on : Tuesday, August 9, 2016

    United Airlines (UAL) today reported July 2016 operational results.   UAL’s July 2016 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 1.2 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat miles) increased 0.7 percent versus July 2015. UAL’s July 2016 consolidated load factor increased …

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  • SAS traffic figures – July 2016

    Published on : Monday, August 8, 2016

    Scheduled traffic (RPK) increased 10.4% and the capacity (ASK) was up 8.8%. The scheduled load factor improved by 1.2 p.u. versus last year to the highest load factor for a single month of 88.2%. SAS carried 2.5 million scheduled passengers …

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  • Hong Kong Airlines Happy Angel Guards Your Family Travel

    Published on : Monday, August 8, 2016

    Nothing compares with the happy moments exploring the world with your kids, to create a sweeter and warmer travelling experience for family passengers, Hong Kong Airlines, the internationally-acclaimed full-service airline takes its inflight service “Sweeten You Up” to a new …

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  • Southern Airways announces Pitisburgh – harrisburg service

    Published on : Monday, August 8, 2016

    Southern Airways Express, Pennsylvania’s intra-state commuter airline, today announces new service connecting Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) to the state capital of Harrisburg (MDT) for the first time since 2008. In February, Southern acquired Sun Air Express, which served five cities …

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  • SumoSalad Green Label At Sydney Airport Named Best In Asia Pacific Region

    Published on : Monday, August 8, 2016

    • SumoSalad Green Label awarded Airport Food To Go Offer of the Year – Asia Pacific and Fast Food/Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) of the Year – Asia Pacific in the Airport Food & Beverage (FAB) Awards 2016   • Awards …

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  • Qatar Airways Tops Global Airline Performance Ranking

    Published on : Monday, August 8, 2016

    Qatar Airways has topped a global ranking of international airlines for providing travellers worldwide with the highest quality and service, on-time performance, and customer claim processing.   The multiple award-winning airline achieved the number one spot in a global study …

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  • Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco Airport North Continues to Grow with New Renovations

    Published on : Saturday, August 6, 2016

    White Lodging today announced that it has completed the renovation of the Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco Airport North located at 670 Gateway Blvd. The hotel now features elements of Project Grow, a major brand revitalization initiative that includes upgrades …

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  • Army Corps of Engineers Releases Seattle Harbor Draft Feasibility Report & Environmental Assessment

    Published on : Saturday, August 6, 2016

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on the Seattle Harbor Navigation Improvement Project Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment released today. Comments will be accepted through August 31, 2016.   The Army Corps of Engineers and the …

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  • Lax Opens Seven Indoor Releif Stations For Service Animals, Pets; New Facilities Enhance Passenger Convenience

    Published on : Saturday, August 6, 2016

    Airport officials today announced the opening of seven indoor animal-relief stations at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). These seven new stations — plus an existing one in the Tom Bradley International Terminal — are located beyond federal passenger security screening …

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  • UIA launches new flights between Lviv and Vilnius

    Published on : Saturday, August 6, 2016

    Given the air service liberalization between Ukraine and Lithuania, Ukraine International Airlines enhance the selection of travel opportunities to Lithuania. In September 2016, in addition to Kiev – Vilnius, Odesa – Vilnius, and Kiev – Palanga flights, UIA will offer …

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  • Information on the PS034 Lviv – Kiev flight on August 5, 2016

    Published on : Saturday, August 6, 2016

    UIA reports that during the run, Boeing 737-300 aircraft operating the PS034 Lviv – Kiev flight on August 5, 2016, made an accelerated stop. The crew reports to have detected a probable technical malfunction.   All passengers have been transported …

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  • Federation Aviation Administration Air Traffic Report

    Published on : Saturday, August 6, 2016

    The FAA Air Traffic Report provides a reasonable expectation of any daily impacts to normal air traffic operations, i.e. arrival/departure delays, ground stoppages, airport closures. This information is for air traffic operations planning purposes and is reliable as weather forecasts …

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