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35% fall in prices of Pre-owned private jets

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bombardier global 6000seriesA new research from Colibri Aircraft, which specializes in the marketing, resale and purchase of pre-owned private aircraft, reveals that across six different types of private jet, the average asking price decreased by around 35% between April 2014 and April 2017, when it fell from around $13.7 million to $8.9 million.  Between April 2016 and April 2017, the average asking price fell by $1.97 million.

Etihad lets you fly alone

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Etihad Economy SeatEtihad Airways is introducing a series of changes designed to offer increased value and flexibility based on customer feedback. The carrier now provides increased choice and to ensure fares remain as low and as competitive as possible, while retaining best-in-class service for all guests, in all cabins.

Wizz Air connects German capital with Lviv, Ukraine

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Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, now connects Berlin Schönefeld with Lviv in West Ukraine. Flights will depart every Wednesday and Sunday, at 11.15 am, where passengers can reach the picturesque city, close to the Carpathian Mountains, in just an hour and a half.

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Best Airline Alliance of 2017

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starallianceIn its 20th Anniversary year, Star Alliance has claimed the Best Airline Alliance title at the Skytrax World Airline Awards for the second year running. The Alliance’s prestigious Los Angeles Lounge also received the Best Airline Alliance Lounge Award for the third year in row.

Major airports experienced double-digit growth in April 2017

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Airports Council International (ACI) says that global passenger traffic achieved record levels in April 2017, increasing 9.3% year-over-year. International and domestic passenger traffic rose 14.3% and 5.4% respectively.

Qatar Airways named Best Airline in 2017

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qatar skytrax2017Qatar Airways has again been named as Airline of the Year by the prestigious 2017 Skytrax World Airline Awards, held at the Paris Air Show, the fourth time that Qatar Airways has been given this global recognition as the world’s best airline. Qatar’s national carrier also won a raft of other major awards at the ceremony, including Best Airline in the Middle East, World’s Best Business Class and World’s Best First Class Airline Lounge.

Ethiopian Airlines orders more aircrafts from Boeing

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ethiopian b777business classBoeing and Ethiopian Airlines announced a commitment to purchase two 777 Freighters at the 2017 Paris Air Show, valued at $651.4 million at list prices. The airline also announced an order for 10 additional 737 MAX 8 airplanes, exercising options from their 2014 order, which was the largest for the 737 MAX in Africa. Ethiopian now has firm orders for 30 737 MAX 8s.

China’s Tianju to purchase 10 ATR 42-600s

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ATR 42 600ATR, the world's leading manufacturer of turboprop aircraft, and Shaanxi Tianju Investment Group (Tianju) have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) for the purchase of 10 ATR 42-600s to develop commuter service in Xinjiang, China. The first deliveries are expected to start as soon as possible in 2018.

Lufthansa to station five A380 widebody jets in Munich

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lufthansa a380Lufthansa announced plans to station five Airbus A380 widebody airliners at its Munich hub in the summer of next year. By deploying the world's largest passenger aircraft, Lufthansa will not only substantially boost its capacity on long-haul routes to and from Munich, but will also establish a new premium service for passengers using Munich Airport.  

Scoot and Tigerair merge

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scoot takeoffScoot, Asia/Pacific’s best low cost airline, is set to get bigger and better from 25 July, as Scoot and Tigerair aim to complete their integration and operate all flights under the Scoot brand, subject to final regulatory approval.

flydubia launches Dubai – Kilimanjaro flights

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flydubaiKilimanjaro will become the 3rd destination of flydubai in Tanzania when the carrier starts flights from 29 October. The relaunched service to the carrier’s third point in Tanzania, along with Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar, will see flydubai’s network in Africa expand to 12 destinations.

Hertz renews global partnership with Lufthansa; earn more miles with Hertz rentals

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Hertz CounterHertz Global Holdings, Inc. has recently renewed its global partnership with Lufthansa that first launched in 2013. The agreement has since resulted in added convenience and exclusive benefits for Lufthansa.com passengers renting a Hertz vehicle at any location around the world. Lufthansa.com customers will continue to enjoy attractive car rental offers from Hertz while accessing special discounts and new exclusive benefits.

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