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Tag Archives: Press Releases

Turkish Airlines increases Algiers frequencies

Middle Eastern full service carrier Turkish Airlines has announced an increase in frequencies to Algiers from seven flights per week to 11, beginning 13th September, 2013. Find the details below. Flight No. Start End Days Departure Arrival TK 651 31 March 2013 26 October 2013 Everyday Istanbul 12:40 Algiers 14:15 TK 652 31 March 2013 26 October 2013 Everyday Algiers …

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Delta to add Seattle – Hong Kong and Seattle – Seoul

Yesterday, Atlanta-based full service carrier Delta Air Lines announced that it would be adding new daily nonstop services from its Asian gateway at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Hong Kong International Airport and Seoul-Incheon International Airport. The flights will begin June 2nd, and June 16th, 2014 respectively, and come soon after the carrier ended services between Seattle and Osaka – Kansai …

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Ryanair takes top spot in Bristol airport’s tracker awards

Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC), today (20 Aug) celebrated receiving an inaugural Bristol Airport Tracker Award, which recognised outstanding flight performance by Ryanair aircraft at Bristol Airport. European Ultra-Low Cost Carrier (ULCC) Ryanair has won the top spot in Bristol Airport’s Tracker Awards. Find the details below. 21st August 2013 Ryanair was the best performing airline at Bristol …

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Cathay Pacific July 2013 traffic results

Hong Kong based full service carrier Cathay Pacific Airways posted its consolidated (including regional arm Dragonair) traffic results for July 2013, showing an increase in passenger traffic offset by a decrease in cargo tonnage. Find the details below. 20th August 2013 Cathay Pacific Airways today released combined Cathay Pacific and Dragonair traffic figures for July 2013 that show a year-on-year …

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Working for an airline still top career choices for British kids

An independent survey of 650 children aged between six and twelve years, in the United Kingdom, shows that working for an airline is still on of the top career choices. Boys Top Jobs (in order): Footballer, Pilot, Superhero, Policeman, Teacher Girls Top Jobs (in order): Teacher, vet, nurse/doctor, air stewardess, popstar Some of the more unusual jobs that children nominated …

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Allegiant announces 18 new routes and ten new cities to its network

Photo coutesy Wikipedia user Fred Allegiant today announced new, nonstop jet service on 18 routes, including ten cities new to the Allegiant network. Today’s announcement will mark the 99th U.S. city served by Allegiant’s low-cost, nonstop service to popular vacation destinations, more than any other low-cost carrier in the U.S. To celebrate, the company, known for its exceptional travel deals, …

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Emirates’ Stockholm Service Supports Swedish Tourism and Trade

Emirates pending launch of services to Swedish capital Stockholm is set to boost Sweden’s tourism according to the airline. Find the press release below. 20th August 2013 With the launch of Emirates’ services to Stockholm less than a month away, Sweden is expected to receive an economic boost thanks to the airline’s extensive global network. “As well as attracting new trade …

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Boeing Reaches 250,000-Kit Milestone for JDAM Weapon Program

Boeing’s defense arm today reached a major milestone with the production of its 250,000th Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) guidance kit. Find the details in the press release below. 20th August 2013   ST. CHARLES, Mo., Aug. 20, 2013 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] today marked its recent production of the 250,000th Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) guidance kit, a major …

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Qatar Airways increases checked-in baggage allowance in all classes

by Devesh Agarwal Effective 1 September 2013, Qatar Airways has increased the checked-in baggage allowances for its passengers. Economy class weight allowances have increased from 23kg to 30kg while business and first Class have increased by 10kg to 40kg and 50kg respectively. The number of bags allowed to be checked-in remains the same and is dependent on the type of …

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Ryanair enhances consumer security on Ryanair.com

Earlier today, European ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC) Ryanair launched a new customer verification system on the Ryanair.com website. Find the details below.  20th August 2013 Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC), today (20 Aug) launched a new consumer verification security system on the Ryanair.com website, which offers increased security when booking Ryanair’s lowest fares on Ryanair.com.Delivered through CardinalCommerce’s Centinel® …

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WestJet introduces Plus

Earlier today, Canadian LCC Westjet announced the launch of Plus, a part of the airline’s fare bundle roll-out, offering several benefits. Find the details below. 19th August 2013 CALGARY, Aug. 19, 2013 /CNW/ – WestJet today announced the market launch of Plus, an important part of the airline’s fare bundle roll-out, offering additional flexibility, comfort and convenience to guests looking …

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Ryanair discontinues legal actions against Belfast Telegraph

Ryanair has dropped legal proceedings against the Belfast Telegraph after the paper issue an apology to the carrier about a number of false claims made in an article posted on the Telegraph website on August 6th. Find the details below. 19th August 2013 RYANAIR WELCOMES BELFAST TELEGRAPH APOLOGYRyanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC), today (19 Aug) welcomed an apology …

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easyJet brings popular Inspire Me function direct to tablets via its new app

European LCC easyJet has launched a new IPAD app. Find the details below. 19th August 2013 easyJet, the UK’s largest airline, is now providing travellers either on a budget or in need of last minute holiday inspiration, access to easyJet’s popular and innovative ‘Inspire Me’ tool through a dedicated iPad application. The simple and free, map-based app enables customers to enter …

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Kiwi same sex couple ties the knot at 30,000 feet

An Auckland based couple made history today by becoming the first same sex couple in New Zealand to marry in flight. Find the details below.  19th August 2013  An Auckland-based couple has this morning made history celebrating the legalisation of same sex marriage in New Zealand by saying “I do” in the skies. Lynley Bendall and Ally Wanikau, who have been …

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PR: THAI in-flight magazine “Sawasdee” wins Award of Excellence in Magazine Design

Thai Airways recently won an award of excellence for its in flight magazine “Sawasdee.” Find the press release below. 18th August, 2013  THAI in-flight magazine “ Sawasdee ” wins Award of Excellence in Magazine Design Image Credit: Thai Airways Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) announces its Award for Excellence in Magazine Design for the in-flight magazine, Sawasdee. THAI’s in-flight …

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Spirit Airlines announces new routes out of Minneapolis

by Vinay BhaskaraMiramar, Florida based LCC Spirit Airlines has announced 4 new nonstop routes out of Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport. Beginning November 7th, the low cost carrier will have daily non-stops from Minneapolis St. Paul to Tampa, Orlando, Phoenix, and Los Angeles, complementing existing flights from Chicago O’Hare, Dallas Fort Worth, Las Vegas, Fort Myers, Fort Lauderdale, and Denver. …

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News Digest – Press Releases – 1st Half February 2013

Below is a listing of press releases received February 1 onwards, till date. We will be appending more press releases at the end of this article regularly as and when new releases are received. CATHAY PACIFIC INTRODUCES WORLD’S BEST BUSINESS CLASS AND NEW PREMIUM ECONOMY CABINS ON HYDERABAD-HONG KONG FLIGHTS Cathay Pacific Airways today announced that passengers can enjoy a …

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News Digest – Press Releases – 2nd half January 2013

Japan Airlines releases nine month traffic data ending December 2012 — MIAL awards contract for duty free at New T2 at CSIA Duty free shops awarded to a consortium led by Aer Rianta International cpt. Fashion, Luxury and Lifestyle awarded to Nuance Group India Pvt Ltd Mumbai, January 24, 2013 – Mumbai International Airport Private Limited (MIAL), managed by GVK-led …

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New digest – Press releases – Week 2 – January 7~13, 2013

NTSB INVESTIGATORS LOOKING INTO BOEING 787 SMOKE EVENT IN BOSTON Jan. 7, 2013 WASHINGTON– Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board are gathering information regarding reports of smoke aboard a Boeing 787 at Boston’s Logan Airport today. The Japan Airlines 787 was on the ground and empty of passengers at the time of the incident. The NTSB has dispatched an …

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