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Norwegian Scraps All Transatlantic Routes From Ireland

Low-cost carrier Norwegian has announced plans to drop all of its remaining flights between the Republic of Ireland and North America. In a statement published on August 14, the airline said it would discontinue all six transatlantic routes from September

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Air Tanzania’s Historic Return to Johannesburg

After a hiatus of more than ten years, Air Tanzania has celebrated the re-launch of services between South Africa and the East African nation. The first of the new flights between Dar es Salaam/Julius Nyerere and Johannesburg /O. R. Tambo

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EVA Air Receives First 787-10

Privately owned Taiwanese airline EVA Air has taken delivery of its first of 20 Boeing 787-10s. The aircraft, B17801 (c/n 63510), was handed over on June 20 at the US manufacturer’s North Charleston facility and will join four 787-9s already

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Virgin Atlantic Returns to Mumbai

Virgin Atlantic has announced the latest addition to its growing network. The Crawley-based carrier is due to resume service between London/Heathrow and Mumbai/Chhatrapati Shivaji after a four year hiatus. The re-launched route is due to start on October 27, and

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First Look: BA’s New ‘Club Suite’

British Airways has unveiled its new business class seat, which the carrier has branded as its ‘Club Suite’. The Heathrow-based airline has confirmed the product will debut on the first of its Airbus A350-1000 jets in July. An enormous step

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Boeing Delivers First WestJet 787-9

Canadian carrier WestJet has accepted delivery of the first of ten Boeing 787-9s. The aircraft, C-GUDH (c/n 64974) represents the start of an ambitious new chapter for the airline, with major growth plans coupled with a more upmarket approach. The

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Dublin Secures New China Route

Hainan Airlines is launching its second service linking China with Ireland. From February 25, the Chinese carrier will connect Dublin with its Shenzhen hub. Flights will operate on Mondays and Friday and be operated by Hainan’s Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Outbound

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Airbus vs. Boeing: Who Came Out on Top in 2018?

The two biggest names in commercial aircraft manufacturing both broke delivery records last year. Boeing edged ahead of its European rival Airbus with 806 deliveries to 800, retaining the coveted title as the world’s biggest aeroplane producer. The latest figures

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First Look at WestJet 787-9

WestJet has released the first images of its new Boeing 787-9. The example, C-GUDH (c/n 64974) is pictured straight out of the paint shop with a refreshed livery, representing the first of ten Dreamliners on order for the Calgary-based carrier.

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United’s Grand Plans for San Fran

United Airlines will bolster its operations from San Francisco as part of a major international expansion from the Pacific hub. Among the new routes are daily services to Amsterdam/Schiphol from March 30, three times weekly nonstop flights to Melbourne from

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