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Vueling launches Munich - Florence flights

Starting immediately, the Spanish carrier Vueling will depart from the Bavarian capital to Florence five times a week. An Airbus A319 will take off for the Italian metropolis every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.

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Autonomous wheelchairs arrive Abu Dhabi International Airport

Abu Dhabi Airports has partnered with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, to launch a proof of concept trial of autonomous wheelchairs at Abu Dhabi International Airport, in collaboration with the air transport communications and information technology company, SITA, and the personal electric vehicle supplier, WHILL.

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Lufthansa expands long-haul services to Canada

Starting from 16 May 2020, Lufthansa for the first time will be including the Canadian capital Ottawa in its flight schedule from Frankfurt.  Ottawa is located in southeastern Canada and is a popular destination for both tourists and business travelers.

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ACI’s Vision 2040 focuses on Smart Security

Airports Council International (ACI) World has relaunched its transformative Smart Security programme which aims to improve passenger and cabin baggage screening at airports worldwide.

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SAS opens new route to Seville from Stockholm

From 29th February 2020, SAS will fly to Seville, in Spain, from Stockholm, Arlanda. The new direct route to the Andalucian capital will be operated on Saturdays until 16th May.

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12.0% Rise in Passenger Volume for the Flughafen Wien Group

Flughafen Wien Group (Vienna Airport, Malta Airport and Kosice Airport) announced continued strong growth in August 2019. The total number of passengers handled by the Group rose by 12.0% to 4.1 million travelers. The accumulated passenger volume in the period January to August 2019 was up 17.6% to 26.3 million.

BA Pilots go on strike

British Airways flights canceled due to pilots strike

British Airways pilots have begun a two-day strike over pay. A day of strike action will cost BA around £40m. The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) earlier has given notice to British Airways that it will call on its members to strike on 9th, 10th, and 27th September 2019. Three days will cost in the region of £120m. 

 

 

 

 

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