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Lufthansa snubs Frankfurt with A380 move to Munich

Lufthansa snubs Frankfurt with A380 move to Munich

14/6/2017. German airline Lufthansa said on Tuesday it would transfer five mammoth Airbus A380 planes from its Frankfurt home base to Munich, as a dispute with airport operator Fraport rumbles on."Starting in summer 2018, Lufthansa will introduce the Airbus A380 in Munich on long-haul destination

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Manchester airport reports record passenger growth

Manchester airport reports record passenger growth

13/6/2017. Record numbers of passengers flew long haul and within Europe from Manchester airport in May to give an overall uplift of almost 12% to 2.5 million.The destinations seeing the biggest jump in passenger numbers compared with the same month last year were Alicante, Hamburg and Berlin.Sta

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Inaugural QA flight receives warm welcome in Dublin

Inaugural QA flight receives warm welcome in Dublin

13/6/2017. DUBLIN welcomed the first Qatar Airways (QA) flight from Doha on Monday, inaugurating the new daily service that connects the Irish capital city to the rest of the world.Senior Vice-President of Qatar Airways Europe Jonathan Harding travelled on board the inaugural flight and was greet

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HIA remains busy

HIA remains busy

13/6/2017. Hamad International Airport (HIA), Qatar’s gateway to the world, remains busy with national carrier Qatar Airways and many other international airlines operating normal schedules, despite the air blockade imposed by some neighbouring Gulf and Arab countries.

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Qatar Airways' annual net profit rises 22%, revenue up by 10%

Qatar Airways' annual net profit rises 22%, revenue up by 10%

12/6/2017. Qatar Airways reported a year-on-year net profit increase of 21.7 percent for the fiscal year 2017, a statement said on Sunday.The results also showed an annual revenue increase of 10.4 per cent for the period from April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017."This is an outstanding result for the

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Airbus may look beyond UK unless Brexit demands met

Airbus may look beyond UK unless Brexit demands met

12/6/2017. Airbus (AIR.PA) could move production of new aircraft models out of Britain if the European plane-maker's "non-negotiable" demands over the free movement of people and trade tariffs are not delivered in upcoming Brexit talks, the Sunday Times reported.Britain is due to begin negotiatio

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Airbus to deliver first A350-1000 plane by year-end

Airbus to deliver first A350-1000 plane by year-end

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Vietnam's FLC Group plans to lease 7 planes from Airbus for new carrier

Vietnam's FLC Group plans to lease 7 planes from Airbus for new carrier

11/6/2017. Vietnam property company, FLC Group, which aims to start a new airline that could take to the skies for the first time early next year, is working with Airbus to lease about seven aircraft by 2018, the company's chairman said on Saturday.FLC's board decided in May to set up the new air

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British Airways cabin strike suspended

British Airways cabin strike suspended

11/6/2017. A planned four-day strike by cabin crew of British Airways has been suspended to allow fresh talks to be held.Members of the Unite union were due to walk out on Friday in the latest action over a long-running pay dispute.Talks will now be held at the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitrat

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Alitalia to resume daily flights to New Delhi

Alitalia to resume daily flights to New Delhi

8/6/2017. Alitalia will re-start daily flights from Rome to New Delhi in October after a nine-year break, Italy’s loss-making flagship carrier said in Rome.

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