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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. …

  • ICAO, IATA And ACI To Host AVSEC World

    Published on : Tuesday, September 13, 2016

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA), The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and Airports Council International (ACI) have joined forces to address evolving aviation security risks with integrated solutions.   Key topics such as securing landside spaces at airports, information …

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  • Brisbane Airport Goes Green For School Holidays

    Published on : Tuesday, September 13, 2016

    Budding green thumbs, bee keepers, worm farmers and future eco-warriors will be in their element these school holidays at Brisbane Airport’s inaugural EcoFair, being held at Skygate, near DFO, from Monday 26 – Friday 30 September between 10 am and …

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  • Air Seychelles sees record-breaking passenger numbers in August

    Published on : Tuesday, September 13, 2016

    Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has announced that its “Summer Extravaganza” promotion has ended with resounding success, capping off a busy summer season.   The special promotion saw 70 prizes up for grabs through July …

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  • Olympic Heroes Boost Heathrow To A Golden August

    Published on : Tuesday, September 13, 2016

    Heathrow set a new passenger record for the month of August, welcoming 7.34 million passengers at the UK’s only hub airport – including a triumphant TeamGB who were greeted by family and friends in Terminal 5 after one of Britain’s …

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  • Gatwick’s Record August And Long Haul Success Prove Airports Commission Data

    Published on : Monday, September 12, 2016

    Gatwick Airport’s record breaking performance in reaching 42 million annual passengers and continued long haul growth has proven that the Airports Commission forecasts are even further out of date than previously thought.   Gatwick has just passed the 42 million …

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  • KLM Cityhopper Celebrates 50th Anniversary

    Published on : Monday, September 12, 2016

    The past In 1966, two air lines were established: the Northern Line from Amsterdam to Groningen via Enschede, and the Southern Line from Amsterdam to Maastricht via Rotterdam and Eindhoven. The fleet consisted of two Fokker F27 Friendships that were …

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  • 12 per cent growth from same month last year

    Published on : Monday, September 12, 2016

    Edinburgh Airport has today welcomed figures showing that August 2016 saw 1,296,189 passengers passing through the airport.This represents an 11.9 per cent increase on the same month last year with growth in both international (18.4%) and domestic passengers (2.1%). Welcoming …

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  • Heathrow improving expansion plan so that Britain can be connected to growth

    Published on : Monday, September 12, 2016

    Commenting on Heathrow’s announcement that it is improving its expansion plan so that Britain can be connected to growth quicker and cheaper John Holland-Kaye, Chief Executive of Heathrow, said:   “Leaving the EU means that it’s more essential than ever …

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  • Olympic heroes boost Heathrow to a golden August

    Published on : Monday, September 12, 2016

    Heathrow set a new passenger record for the month of August, welcoming 7.34 million passengers at the UK’s only hub airport – including a triumphant TeamGB who were greeted by family and friends in Terminal 5 after one of Britain’s …

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  • Allegiant and Bank of America Announce New Allegiant World MasterCard Credit Card Program

    Published on : Monday, September 12, 2016

    Allegiant and Bank of America today announced a new relationship to launch the Allegiant World MasterCard® issued by Bank of America. The new card is available effective immediately.   This is Allegiant’s first credit card program and it will allow …

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  • Allegiant Announces John Redmond as President

    Published on : Monday, September 12, 2016

    Allegiant today announced the appointment of John Redmond as the company’s president. A former president and chief executive officer of MGM Grand Resorts, Redmond brings more than 30 years’ experience in executive management in the hospitality and leisure travel industry …

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  • Allegiant Reports August 2016 Traffic

    Published on : Monday, September 12, 2016

    Allegiant Travel Company today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for August 2016. “August revenue was stronger than we anticipated, particularly during the back half of the month,” stated Jude Bricker, COO and SVP of Planning. “We expect this trend to …

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  • Alaska Airlines Releases New Commercials Featuring Alaska Airlines CFO Russell Wilson

    Published on : Saturday, September 10, 2016

    Alaska Airlines today released its third season of popular TV commercials featuring Chief Football Officer Russell Wilson and kicked off promotions for fans and customers for the 2016 football season.   The new commercials, called “More than Miles” and “Many …

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  • Delta echoes FAA recommendation for customers traveling with Samsung Note 7 device

    Published on : Saturday, September 10, 2016

    Delta issued a customer advisory on Friday to reiterate a precautionary U.S. Federal Aviation Administration recommendation for airline passengers traveling with a Samsung Note 7 mobile device.The agency issued their recommendation following reports of potential safety concerns with the device. …

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  • American Airlines And Transport Workers Union Reach Tentative Agreement

    Published on : Saturday, September 10, 2016

    American Airlines and the TWU-IAM Association reached a tentative agreement on a new joint collective bargaining agreement for its Flight Simulator Engineers.   “American’s Sim Engineers are a highly-specialized workforce and we are pleased to have reached an agreement that …

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  • Southwest Airlines and Flight Attendant Union Reach Tentative Agreement

    Published on : Saturday, September 10, 2016

    Southwest Airlines Co. announced today that it has reached a Tentative Agreement with the Transport Workers Union Local 556, the Union that represents the Company’s Flight Attendants.   “I am pleased that we have reached this tentative agreement which, if …

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  • United Reports August 2016 Operational Performance

    Published on : Saturday, September 10, 2016

    United Airlines (UAL) today reported August 2016 operational results.   UAL’s August 2016 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 0.6 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat miles) increased 1.9 percent versus August 2015. UAL’s August 2016 consolidated load factor decreased …

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  • “Traffic results for August 2016: Austrian Airlines Reports Increase in Passenger Volume”

    Published on : Saturday, September 10, 2016

    Austrian Airlines transported more than 1.1 million passengers in the month of August 2016. This comprises a rise of 2.2 percent from the previous year.     The flight offering in available seat kilometers (ASK) was increased by 3.9 percent …

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  • Etihad Airways Partners With Jimmy Choo In Celebration Of The Iconic Luxury Brand’s

    Published on : Saturday, September 10, 2016

    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and the official airline of New York Fashion Week, announced the extension of its commitment to the global fashion industry by collaborating with iconic luxury brand Jimmy Choo. The award-winning …

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  • LATAM Airlines Group listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World’ Index

    Published on : Friday, September 9, 2016

    ‘World’ category of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the third consecutive year. The DJSI World index comprises the top 10% of leading global companies in the ‘S&P Global Broad Market Index’ in terms of sustainability, based on an …

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