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Airbus cutting A380 superjumbo production to 14 deliveries in 2009 20+ in 2010

Airbus has confirmed it is further cutting down production rates for its A380 superjumbo from 18 to 14 for this year in response to specific customer requests for deferrals during the on-going economic crisis. According to the new plan, Airbus expects to deliver 14 double-decker aircraft in 2009 and more than 20 aircraft in 2010 Airbus had already revised its …

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Singapore Airlines drops Hyderabad Silkair takes over, SpiceJet adds six new flights

Singapore Airlines will discontinue its thrice a week service to Hyderabad/Shamshabad and hand it over to its regional subsidiary SilkAir will will increase frequency to five a week service from June 15, using an Airbus A320 aircraft. The current schedule is :MI478 Departing Singapore 21.00 arriving Hyderabad 23.05 except Tue, ThuMI477 Departing Hyderabad 00.05 arriving Singapore 07.25 except Wed, Fri …

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Turkish Airlines THY places order for five Boeing 777-300ERs

The Boeing Company and Turkish Airlines (called THY for Türk Hava Yolları) have signed an order for five Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes valued at $1.36 billion at current list prices. This is the first time Turkish Airlines has purchased new 777s directly from Boeing. The airline currently operates a fleet of 65 Boeing airplanes including Next-Generation 737s and 777-300ERs …

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Low air fares offer: Lufthansa 50% discount, Jet Airways to London Heathrow

Today seems to be the day for special international air fares offers. Lufthansa special 50-50-50 promotion.Lufthansa is offering special fares to celebrate 50 years of operations in India. For 50 hours, until May 8, 2009, Lufthansa is offering up to 50% discount on both business and economy class fares across Lufthansa’s network of 35 destinations in Europe and North America …

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