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Travel to North America from Vienna drops

vienna airport waiting gateVienna Airport announced its traffic results for September 2017. The number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport in the month of September 2017 increased by 3.3% compared to the prior-year month to 2,430,343 travelers. The number of local passengers was up by 2.1%, and transfer passenger volume climbed by 6.3%.

SWISS upgrades São Paulo flights, announces new winter destinations

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) will operate its new long-haul aircraft, the Boeing 777-300ER, on services between Zurich and São Paulo in the coming 2017/18 winter schedules. And also announce two new destinations for the coming 2017/18 winter schedules.

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Philippine Airlines to start Cebu - Bangkok service

Amidst public demand for direct non-stop flights from Asian destinations to the Central Visayas, home of the white sands of Cebu, in the Philippines, Philippine Airlines will be opening a thrice weekly Cebu-Bangkok-Cebu service starting 2 December, 2017.

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Fly to St. Petersburg with Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways will launch flights to the cultural capital of Russia, St. Petersburg, later this year, doubling the Russian routes operated by the five-star carrier.

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Munich Airport experiences strong surge in traffic

Munich Airport is en route to yet another record-breaking performance. The third-quarter traffic figures include several new all-time highs: With approximately 4.4 million passengers, September 2017 was the busiest month in the history of Munich Airport.

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Travelers can now experience how a day is at Vienna Airport

Vienna Airport now offers a multimedia experience space together with Thomas Brezina, the internationally well-known author of children’s books and TV star. In four stations, visitors experience all aspects involved in aviation from unusual angles, and find out everything about airport operations, air traffic control, job descriptions and much more.

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SAS announces five new international departures from Aarhus

SAS and Aarhus Airport located in Tirstrup, Denmark announced the plans for a new strategic cooperation. SAS is investing hundreds of millions DKK in Aarhus Airport that enables 3.000 new departures, more than 300.000 new tickets for sale and around 200.000 new passengers at the airport. All within the first year of the new cooperation!

SAS Aarhus Airport

Zurich Airport cuts passport queues with Automated Passport Control

Zurich Airport renovates its passport control hall which will create space for more passengers and additional border control desks. At the same time, automated passport control is introduced in collaboration with the Zurich cantonal police. This is intended to make travel more efficient for passengers.

Zurich Airport Automated Passport Control

Emirates and flydubai expand their reach with a codeshare agreement

emirates flydubai aircraft tailsFollowing the commencement of their partnership, Emirates and flydubai expand their reach. Emirates will expand its network to 29 flydubai destinations across three continents. The new partner network, through its codeshare, will offer greater frequency and easier access to more global destinations with the advantage of connecting baggage to the final destination.

IranAir to launch a regional airline

Iran’s flag-carrier Iran Air plans to launch a new subsidiary airline “IranAir Regional” to launch flights to neighboring countries including Turkey. The carrier plans to use its ATR fleet on those regional flights. The carrier’s CEO said in September that they have plans to use its ATR fleet in Ardebil-Baku and Ardebil-Van flights in near future.

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Malaysia Airports promotes cashless payments after partnering Alipay

alipay at airportMalaysia Airports now promotes cashless payments to tourists from China after partnering with the world’s largest online and mobile platform Alipay. By collaborating with Alipay, Malaysia Airports hopes to create awareness, boost interest and also strengthen its brand positioning among travellers from China.

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