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Munich Airport sets new passenger record in first half of 2019

Munich Airport posted significant gains in passenger numbers in the first six months of the 2019 operating year. The latest figures, presented at the Munich Press Club by Dr. Michael Kerkloh, the President and CEO of Munich Airport, reveal that the airport set a new half-year record of 22.7 million passengers – an increase of approximately 5 percent as compared to the first six months of 2018.

New seats announced at ANA

ANA Launches New Luxury Cabins for Each Class

All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline, has collaborated with famed architect Kengo Kuma and leading British designers Acumen to roll out a total of twelve completely redesigned Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.

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EL AL Israel Airlines Connects Tel Aviv with Orlando

Travelers looking to spend summer exploring new destinations rich with history and culture now have direct access to Tel Aviv, Israel, with all-new air service from EL AL Israel Airlines. The connection will offer business and economy class service every Tuesday through August 20.

Delta starts using A220 aircrafts

Delta to launch JFK - Houston flights on state-of-the-art A220 aircraft

Delta is launching its state-of-the-art Airbus A220 aircraft on new flights between New York's JFK International Airport and Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport this October, with customers enjoying best-in-class service on two daily flights connecting two of the largest business markets in the U.S.

Air Arabia starts flights to Kuala Lumpur

Air Arabia starts flights to Kuala Lumpur

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), inaugurated its direct flight between Kuala Lumpur and Sharjah. The seven-hour flight between the two cities is the first direct flight by a low-cost carrier connecting Malaysia with the UAE and GCC.

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Bangkok Airways receives 5-star ratings as Most Punctual Airline from OAG

Recently, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited has received 5-star ratings as the most punctual airline from OAG, a leading global travel data provider. Bangkok Airways is the only Thai carrier in the 5-star ratings based on its On-Time Performance (OTP) of 87.4 percent measured between June 2018 - May 2019.

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Norwegian moves 2 routes from Oakland to San Francisco

Norwegian, the World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline, will move two existing routes from Oakland International Airport to San Francisco International Airport: the two nonstop services to Barcelona-El Prat Airport and to Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport, starting this winter season.

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American Airlines adds four new destination in Southeast Asia

American Airlines has launched a codeshare agreement with Cathay Dragon, adding service to four new destinations and increased service to three existing markets in Southeast Asia. American will place its code on select Cathay Dragon flights from Hong Kong International Airport (HKG), providing American’s customers seamless connecting service to seven cities beyond Hong Kong.

Air Travel to slow down

IATA: Passenger Demand Stays Solid but the Trend has Slowed in May 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for May showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 4.5% compared to the same month in 2018. This was in line with the revised April traffic growth of 4.4% and above the recent trough of 3.1% year-on-year growth recorded in March.

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New non-stop flights start between Miami and Paris

Corsair, the long-haul French carrier, kicked off non-stop flights between Miami and Paris-Orly beginning June 2019. Miami is the first US destination where Corsair will begin operations, offering South Florida residents a competitive option when traveling to France for business or pleasure.

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