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American Airlines retired the last of its McDonnell Douglas MD-80 fleet

American Airlines retired the last of its McDonnell Douglas MD-80 fleet yesterday as most of the remaining 26 aircraft take their final flights to Roswell, New Mexico (ROW). The MD-80, also known as the Super 80, was the workhorse of the airline’s fleet throughout the 1980s and beyond.

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American resumes service at Fort Lauderdale and Nassau

American Airlines announced that they are closely monitoring the track of Hurricane Dorian and resumed service at Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Nassau, Bahamas, but airport operations remain suspended at several airports in the Bahamas, Florida, and South Carolina.

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SAS connects Los Angeles with Copenhagen

SAS is opening a year-round route connecting Los Angeles with Copenhagen. The first flight will be on January 2020. Scandinavian travelers will travel to Los Angeles from Copenhagen instead of Stockholm.

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TAP Air Portugal now flying from Munich to Porto

Effective immediately, the Portuguese airline TAP is offering a daily flight from the Bavarian capital to the northern Portuguese metropolis of Porto, departing from Munich at 3:55 pm and landing in Porto at 5:45 pm.

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Orlando International Airport ceases commercial operations on September 3 due to Hurricane Dorian

The National Weather Service has placed the Central Florida region under a Tropical Storm Warning which means Orlando International Airport could see sustained tropical storm winds of between 40-45 miles per hour which prevent the safe operation of automated people mover systems and places first responders in harm’s way when responding to emergency situations.

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AUH welcomes over 4.5 million during summer

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) has welcomed over 4.5 million passengers during the summer months, demonstrating the airport’s popularity with travelers heading to and leaving Abu Dhabi, as the airport seeks to offer a wide range of attractive routes, smooth operational efficiency, and high customer satisfaction.

United’s MileagePlus award miles never expire

United’s MileagePlus award miles never expire

United Airlines announced that effective immediately, MileagePlus award miles never expire, giving members a lifetime to use miles on flights, experiences, hotels and more.

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Air Canada To Launch Year-Round Montreal-Toulouse Service

Air Canada will introduce year-round service between Montreal and Toulouse starting June 4, 2020. The five-times weekly flights will provide the only year-round service between the two cities and be operated with Air Canada's Airbus A330-300 fleet, featuring Signature Class, Premium Economy, and Economy cabins.

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British Airways' pilots to strike in September

The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) has given notice to British Airways that it will call on its members to strike on 9th, 10th, and 27th September 2019.

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