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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. …

  • Spirit Airlines Brings Most Fuel-Efficient Plane To U.s.

    Published on : Saturday, October 15, 2016

    Spirit Airlines became the first American carrier to receive the Airbus A320neo this week, a state-of-the-art aircraft powered by the Pratt & Whitney PurePower Geared Turbofan (GTF). Considered one of the most fuel-efficient aircraft engines ever made, this revolutionary technology …

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  • Ethiopian To Increase Flight Frequency To Seychelles

    Published on : Saturday, October 15, 2016

    Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable African airline, is delighted to announce that it will add a 5th weekly flight to Seychelles as of 16th December 2016.   Flight Number Frequency Dept Arp Dept Time Arvl Arp Arrv …

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  • Ethiopian Won “The Rising Star Carrier of the Year Award”

    Published on : Saturday, October 15, 2016

    Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and the largest Cargo operator in Africa, is pleased to announce that  it has won the Rising Star Carrier of the Year Award,  for the second year in a row, at the 5th Payload Asia …

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  • Hong Kong Airlines “Triumph Sky High” Junior Programme Nurtures Youngsters

    Published on : Saturday, October 15, 2016

    Hong Kong Airlines, the internationally-acclaimed full-service airline, brought together students from the Asbury Methodist Primary School and Tin Shui Wai Methodist Primary School yesterday on board a real aircraft and touring around the airport facilities.     Nurturing younger generation …

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  • “Austrian Launches Virtual Assistant – myAustrian Messenger Service”

    Published on : Friday, October 14, 2016

    Starting today, Austrian Airlines is offering its new myAustrian Messenger Service. This cost-free, virtual assistant supports customers in responding to their inquiries via Facebook Messenger in a matter of seconds at any time. For example, it answers questions on flight …

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  • Airbus And SESAR: Helping Deliver Innovative Solutions For Air Traffic Management

    Published on : Friday, October 14, 2016

    In keeping with its pioneering spirit, Airbus has joined forces with key European stakeholders to find new solutions for building a more efficient air traffic management (ATM) system.   The company has an active role in the SESAR (Single European …

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  • Qatar Airways Cargo Wins Coveted Carrier Of The Year Awards

    Published on : Thursday, October 13, 2016

    Qatar Airways Cargo won the prestigious Overall Carrier of the Year award at the Payload Asia Awards event, voted for by readers of the international industry publication. The award was presented during a gala dinner event in Hong Kong, to …

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  • Qatar Airways Celebrates The Arrival Of Its Inaugural Flight To Helsinki

    Published on : Thursday, October 13, 2016

    Qatar Airways celebrated the arrival of its inaugural flight to Helsinki on 10 October with an event attended by Finnish VIPs, honoured guests from the travel industry and media.       The evening was hosted by Qatar Airways Group …

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  • Federal Aviation Administration, San Francisco International Airport Dedicate New Airport

    Published on : Wednesday, October 12, 2016

    FAA Administrator Michael Huerta joined local officials today in dedicating the new, environmentally friendly airport traffic control tower at San Francisco International Airport (SFO).   Rising up in a graceful flare, the new tower is 221 feet tall. The 650 …

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  • Qatar Airways Launches Helsinki Service

    Published on : Wednesday, October 12, 2016

    Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, today hosted a capacity crowd press conference at Hotel Kämp in the centre of Helsinki. Following the arrival of the airline’s first flight to the Finnish capital yesterday, H.E. …

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  • Southwest Airlines Reports September Traffic

    Published on : Wednesday, October 12, 2016

    Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the “Company”) today reported its September, third quarter, and year-to-date preliminary traffic statistics.   The Company flew 9.9 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in September 2016, an increase of 7.9 percent from the 9.2 billion …

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  • Spirit Airlines Takes Delivery Of First A320neo In United States

    Published on : Wednesday, October 12, 2016

    Spirit Airlines, headquartered in Miramar, Florida (U.S.), took delivery last Friday of the very first A320neo to be delivered to a U.S. customer. It is the first of 55 A320neo Family aircraft the low-cost carrier has ordered (five leased from …

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  • Matthew continues north; some Florida airports to reopen Saturday

    Published on : Saturday, October 8, 2016

    Delta’s operations at airports stretching from Melbourne Fla., north through Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C., remain halted Friday evening as a result of Hurricane Matthew. The now category 3 storm prompted evacuation orders and states of emergency along the southeast …

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  • South African Airways Cargo partners with STAT Trade Times for AIR CARGO AFRICA 2017

    Published on : Saturday, October 8, 2016

    South African Airways Cargo (SAA Cargo), the airfreight division of South African Airways, has partnered with the STAT Trade Times publication for the Air Cargo Africa (ACA) 2017 conference and exhibition which will take place in February 2017 in Johannesburg. …

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  • Air Canada Completes C$1.25 Billion Refinancing

    Published on : Saturday, October 8, 2016

    Air Canada announced today that it has completed its previously announced private offering of C$200 million of 4.75% senior secured first lien notes due 2023 (the “2016 Senior Notes”) and the closing of its previously announced U.S.$1.1 billion new senior …

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  • Staff crunch at German airline TUIfly leads to cancelled flights

    Published on : Saturday, October 8, 2016

    German airline TUIfly had to cancel nearly all its flights on Friday, affecting thousands of passengers due to an acute shortage of staff.   All other flights from Germany, Austria and Switzerland are cancelled for October 7 due to current …

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  • John Wayne Airport Posts August 2016 Statistics

    Published on : Friday, October 7, 2016

    Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in August 2016 as compared with August 2015. In August 2016, the Airport served 956,064 passengers, an increase of 2.0% when compared with the August 2015 passenger traffic count of 936,949.   …

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  • Boeing Supports ICAO Adoption of Carbon-Offset System

    Published on : Friday, October 7, 2016

    Boeing today released the following statement in response to the International Civil Aviation Organization’s adoption of a carbon-offset system: “Boeing commends the International Civil Aviation Organization for adopting a carbon-offset system for international aviation that will help the industry achieve …

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  • eRevMax joins hand with Hope Kolkata Foundation to celebrate ‘Daan Utsav’

    Published on : Thursday, October 6, 2016

    eRevMax, the leading hospitality technology solutions provider, has partnered with Kolkata based NGO Hope Kolkata Foundation to extend support to celebrate ‘Daan Utsav’ – an initiative that encourages the joy of giving.     Employees of eRevMax have enthusiastically volunteered …

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  • Air Lease Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call

    Published on : Thursday, October 6, 2016

    Air Lease Corporation will host a conference call on November 3, 2016 at 4:30 PM Eastern Time to discuss the Company’s financial results for the third quarter of 2016.   Investors can participate in the conference call by dialing (855) …

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