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Qantas welcomes its first Dreamliner

Qantas received its first Dreamliner on October 19, marking the start of an exciting new era for the national carrier and for how Australians travel. With its extended flying range and spacious cabin layout, Qantas will use the 236-seat Boeing to not only open up direct routes like Perth to London but take passenger comfort to the next level.

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JetBlue to relocate to the historic Marine Air Terminal

JetBlue will move its operations at New York’s LaGuardia Airport to the historic Marine Air Terminal, bringing JetBlue customers greater convenience and an improved ground experience while the Central Terminal undergoes reconstruction.

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Azerbaijan Airlines to launch flights to Bangkok

Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) will launch flights from Baku to Bangkok as of October 29, 2017. This is the first direct route from the capital of Azerbaijan to the South East Asia.

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airberlin to cease operating as part of oneworld from 28 October

air berlin tailairberlin will cease participating in the oneworld® alliance with effect from the close of business on 27 October 2017, following the filing by Air Berlin PLC & Co. Luftverkehrs KG’s (“airberlin”) for the opening of insolvency proceedings over its assets.

Double-Digit Passenger Growth in August at Orlando International Airport

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As the hot summer vacation travel season simmered off and came to a close in August, Orlando International Airport (MCO) enjoyed a double-digit boost in the number of passengers moving through the facilities. For the month, overall traffic climbed more than 11 percent lead by strong domestic growth.

JetBlue launches non-stop Boston – Minneapolis flights

JetBlue is bringing its award-winning service and low fares to Minneapolis, which will become the airline’s 65th nonstop destination from Boston Logan International Airport. The airline will operate three daily roundtrip flights between Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) and Boston Logan starting May 3, 2018. 

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Qatar Airways to fly Penang, Malaysia

Qatar Airways continues robust expansion of its global route network with launch of second Malaysian destination. The award winning airline will launch direct flights to Penang on 6 February 2018.

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Etihad Airways tests 'hand baggage only" cheap flight ticket fare

Etihad Airways is trialling a new hand baggage only ‘Deal Fare’ on two key routes this winter season, for bookings between 18 October to 18 December, allowing travellers to purchase lower fares in Economy Class if no checked baggage is required.

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Mauritius hosts Airports Council International

The 27th ACI Africa/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition, officially kicked-off this morning in Port Louis, Mauritius, under the theme, "Bold Leadership in a time of change." The conference is hosted by Airports of Mauritius (AML).

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Oman Air Appoints APG as GSA in Canada

apgAPG, the world’s leading network for Airline Distribution and Financial Services, announced that Oman Air, an International Air Transportation Association (IATA) member, has been appointed as its General Service and Sales Agent representative in Canada.

Lufthansa to buy most of bankrupt Air Berlin

Germany’s flag carrier Lufthansa will sign an agreement to buy large parts of the bankrupt carrier Air Berlin. Lufthansa chief Carsten Spohr said Germany’s largest carrier will take over 81 of Air Berlin’s 140 leased aircraft and 3,000 of its roughly 8,000 employees, while investing €1.5 billion ($1.8 billion).

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