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Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, and Aegean Airlines, Greece's largest carrier, have entered into a codeshare partnership widening their respective networks across Europe and the Middle East.

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Qatar Airways will launch flights to Thailand’s beautiful Chiang Mai, its fourth destination in Thailand. The new route comes in addition to existing services to the Thai capital Bangkok, and to the top holiday destinations of Phuket and Krabi.

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Airlines for America (A4A) projected 16.1 million passengers will fly worldwide in scheduled service on U.S. airlines over the Labor Day travel period, up 5 percent (110,000 passengers per day) from the 15.4 million passengers estimated to have flown during this period last year. Accordingly, airlines are adding 133,000 seats per day across their networks to accommodate the expected increase in demand.

airberlin flight startairberlin, Germany's second-largest carrier, has filed for administration after its main shareholder, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad declared it would not be providing further financial support. Etihad’s statement as follows:

Most of Africa's top ten airports are seeing a healthy growth in capacity, which is more international than it is domestic. According to predictions for future travel patterns, there is a double digit growth in flight arrivals for the first half of this year and little indication that the pace of growth will slow down soon.

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Gatwick Airport recorded a 6.1% year-on-year rise in passengers travelling to China in July marking the first anniversary of the airport’s routes to Chinese destinations Tianjin and Chongqing. The growth comes as Gatwick continues to focus on developing the airport’s connectivity with Asia, with flights to Taipei and Singapore also set to launch later this year.

sarajevo diningQataris and customers of Qatar Airways have many new destinations in the Eastern Europe to discover this autumn. Qatar Airways continues its Eastern European expansion, with service to Prague and Kyiv launching this month and the historic city of Sarajevo on October 31.

alaskaair b737 8Alaska Airlines today launched service to Mexico City's Benito Juarez International Airport from two major California hubs: San Francisco International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport. Later this fall, Alaska Airlines will also add another service to Mexico City.

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Delta Air Lines launches a new non-stop route to Europe from Orlando. Beginning March 30, 2018, Delta Air Lines, in partnership with KLM/Air France, will begin offering new service from Orlando International Airport (MCO) to Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport (AMS).

Passengers travelling through Glasgow Airport will be able to celebrate and experience the country’s finest food, drink, clothing and culture as this year’s Best of Scotland campaign gets underway. Now in its fifth year, the campaign will see parts of the terminal receive a very Scottish makeover to promote the best tastes, sights and sounds the country has to offer.

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oneworld logooneworld is named the best alliance for wine in the 2017 Wines on the Wing survey published by US magazine Global Traveler. Besides winning the “best alliance” title, oneworld’s member airlines also flew high in the Global Traveler Wines on the Wing awards – just as they did in Business Traveller’s Cellars in the Sky awards that presented in February 2017.

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