Air Europa to configure ex-Skymark A330 with premium seats

Air Europa (UX, Palma de Mallorca Son Sant Joan) is configuring its most recent acquisition, an ex-Skymark Airlines (BC, Tokyo Haneda) A330-300, with an all-premium layout airline sources have told Spain's Ultima Hora Noticias. Once reconfiguration is complete, EC-MHL (cn 1574) will then be ...

LAN Airlines to begin Brazil-Italy flights from mid 4Q

LAN Airlines (LA, Santiago de Chile Int'l) will commence a daily Santiago de Chile Int'l-São Paulo Guarulhos-Milan Malpensa return service with effect from November 4 of this year. According to Airline Route, the B787-8-operated service will replace sister carrier TAM Linhas Aéreas's existing ...


North America’s best airline? – Stuff.co.nz


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North America's best airline?
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Being voted best airline in North America five times running really says something about the state of their airlines. THE PLANE Boeing 777-300ER. Air Canada has 12 in its fleet and runs them on this route in a two-cabin configuration with 42 business ...

Romania’s Blue Air to open Iasi base this winter

Romania’s Ten Airways renews CasaSky contract

Ten Airways (X5, Bucharest Baneasa) has again been contracted by online travel agency Casa Sky to operate flights between Cologne/Bonn and Nador, Morocco this summer. One of the Romanian ACMI/charter specialist's MD-82s - YR-OTL (msn 48079) - was recently spotted at Bucharest Otopeni sporting ...

A group of US Airlines is teaming up against American, Delta, and United – Business Insider


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A group of US Airlines is teaming up against American, Delta, and United
Business Insider
The dispute between America's three largest domestic airlines — American, Delta, and United — and the Middle Eastern trio of Emirates, Etihad, and Qatar Airways just got more complicated. A coalition of four US airlines— JetBlue, Hawaiian, Atlas ...
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After Killing of Cecil the Lion, Delta Joins Airline Ban on Game Trophies – New York Times


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After Killing of Cecil the Lion, Delta Joins Airline Ban on Game Trophies
New York Times
Such a ban was initiated by South African Airways in April, and Emirates, Lufthansa and British Airways later joined. These airlines pledged not to carry big game trophies, including elephants, rhinos, lions and tigers as cargo. One major holdout had ...
Airlines ban transporting exotic trophy animals after Cecil the lion's deathMashable
Delta bans shipment of lion trophies, bolsters push for national airline banWashington Examiner
Delta Joins Growing List of Airlines Banning Hunting TrophiesJezebel
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New US airline group backs Gulf carriers in Open Skies dispute – Reuters


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New US airline group backs Gulf carriers in Open Skies dispute
Reuters
A challenge by U.S. airlines that accuses three Gulf carriers of distorting competition via government subsidies took another turn on Monday with the formation of a U.S. airline group that backs the Gulf-carriers' cause. ... and the United Arab ...
Four US Airlines Object to Complaints Against Persian Gulf AirlinesWall Street Journal
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Florida’s ViaAir adds maiden ERJ-145 for collegiate charters

ViaAir (VC, Orlando Int'l) has taken delivery of its first of nine ERJ-145s with the arrival of ex-Trans States Airlines (AX, St. Louis Lambert Int'l) machine N802HK (cn 145066) on Thursday, July 30. Of the nine aircraft, five have been bought outright while the rest are on lease. The Floridian ...

Four US Airlines Object to Complaints Against Persian Gulf Airlines – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Four US Airlines Object to Complaints Against Persian Gulf Airlines
Wall Street Journal
The U.S. trio claims this backing has allowed Emirates Airline, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways to distort global trade by expanding quickly without having to worry about turning a profit. The U.S. Departments of Transportation, State and Commerce ...
A group of US Airlines is teaming up against American, Delta, and UnitedBusiness Insider
New US airline group backs Gulf carriers in Open Skies disputeReuters
Four US airlines side with Gulf carriers, against American Airlines, Delta Air ...Dallas Morning News (blog)

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This Drag Queen Airline Safety Video Is Everything You Need Today – Huffington Post


This Drag Queen Airline Safety Video Is Everything You Need Today
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Elia Chechick, a visual communications student at the Bezalel Arts School in Jerusalem, put together this drag queen airline safety video for one of her classes -- and the results are absolutely gag-worthy. Not only is the video, called "Priscilla ...

Air Canada adds maiden B787-9

Air Canada (AC, Montréal Trudeau) took delivery of its first of twenty-nine B787-9s on order from Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) at a ceremony held at Toronto Pearson on Thursday, July 31. C-FNOE (msn 35265) will be used on flights between Toronto and Vancouver Int'l this month before starting ...

Hail-dinged American Airlines Boeing 787 arrives back at D/FW on Monday – Dallas Morning News (blog)


Dallas Morning News (blog)

Hail-dinged American Airlines Boeing 787 arrives back at D/FW on Monday
Dallas Morning News (blog)
A Boeing 787 damaged last week in a Chinese hailstorm arrives midday Monday at D/FW Airport to undergo additional repairs. (Terry Maxon/DMN). That 3-month-old Boeing 787 that got clobbered by Chinese hailstones last week is back at Dallas/Fort Worth ...

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New regional airline group created – BBC News


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New regional airline group created
BBC News
"The two airlines operate in clear niche markets in vital roles such as feeding traffic to mainline carrier networks like Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and British Airways, with Loganair operating a successful franchise with major regional carrier flybe.
New regional airline force createdTravel Weekly UK

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Russia’s Pobeda set to commence int’l ops this winter

Pobeda (DP, Moscow Vnukovo) will indeed make its international debut this year after the CEO of Bratislava Airport, Ivan Trhlík, announced his airport would be among the first destinations the LCC may serve effective this winter. Speaking to local media last week, Trhlík indicated that the LCC's ...

Luftline Georgia commences operations following 4 year wait

Luftline Georgia (GX, Tbilisi) has commenced operations four years on after securing its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from the Georgian Civil Aviation Agency. Russia's ATO news reports that the start-up's maiden commercial flight was on July 14 operating charter flights to Iceland on behalf of ...

Now more water bottles thought to be from Malaysia Airlines MH370 wash up on … – Express.co.uk


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Now more water bottles thought to be from Malaysia Airlines MH370 wash up on ...
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MORE items suspected of being from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane have dramatically washed up on Reunion Island. By Rob Virtue. PUBLISHED: 16:34, Mon, Aug 3, 2015 | UPDATED: 18:27, Mon, Aug 3, 2015. Bottles found TWITTER•REUTERS.
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British Airways accused of double standards after tweet to Davina McCall – Metro


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British Airways accused of double standards after tweet to Davina McCall
Metro
British Airways accused of double standards with this tweet to Davina McCall BA got sassy on Twitter (Picture: Getty). Oh dear. British Airways have been accused of preferential treatment to VIPs. How rude. A ticked-off customer got in touch with the ...

Romanian airports come under EC state-aid scrutiny

EC launches anti-trust inquest into FedEx/TNT tie-up

The European Commission (EC) says it is concerned that the proposed takeover of Dutch logistics firm TNT Express by FedEx Express (FX, Memphis Int'l) could negatively impact competition in the bloc's market. Announcing an in-depth investigation to assess whether the proposed takeover is in line ...