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US-China air agreement

As domestic service in the US has become busier with low-cost competitors, US carriers are seeking new international business. With United Airlines, Continental Airlines,…

Adria chooses CITP

An agreement was recently signed between the airline and Amadeus, the IT provider for the platform, to implement the system in order to simplify customer management and to ensure…

SIA talks with China

The talks were confirmed last July and are said to be proceeding smoothly, but government approval will be required for any deal.It's understood that China Eastern is looking to raise…

SIA/CEA shares suspended

It's believed that the proposed deal would have boosted Singapore Airlines access to the eastern China region and improve China Eastern Airlines balance sheet to help it compete with the…

China Aussie boost

The additional flights will operate on the Beijing-Shanghai-Melbourne route, which currently runs three times a week as a continuation of the Sydney service.CA also said it was…

SIA in talks with China

The talks were confirmed last July and are said to be proceeding smoothly, but government approval will be required for any deal.It's understood that China Eastern is looking to raise…

A380 to visit Asia

From 04-06 Jun, the world's largest passenger jet will fly to Narita, Japan followed by Sydney, Australia from 06-08 Jun and lastly Taipei, Taiwan 08-10 Jun.The…

Melbourne tailors to Tiger

Melbourne Airport terminal 4 won't be equipped with "unnecessary extras" such as business lounges or aerobridges, with aircraft instead being parked "right up in front of the…

BA admits levy collusion

The continuing investigations relate to collusion on long-haul passenger and cargo fuel levies.British Airways last Fri admitted that there had been breaches of its policies against…

Dubai surprise deals

Emirates passengers travelling on all classes have a choice from 14 city and beach hotels.Packages include all accom related service charges and taxes, a meet-and-greet service on…

JAL/MU code share

The deal becomes effective from 18 Jun 2007 and allows JAL, who had previously announced that they would be suspending flights from Nagoya to Beijing from 02 Jun, to continue…

United Airlines’ Asia focus

Graham Atkinson, executive vice president and chief customer officer of United Airlines, told TD earlier this week that the airline plans to focus on its capacity to North East…

Indian crisis for MH

The Indian Directorate-General of Civil Aviation has reportedly served a "show-cause" notice on MH because Malaysian requested that Indian carrier Air Sahara be banned from flying between…

JAL to lift fuel surcharge

The revised surcharges mean that JAL will join a growing list of airlines asking passengers to assist in reducing the impact of more expensive fuel, with other recent additions…

New Air Asia Policy on seating

MALAYSIAN low-cost carrier AirAsia yesterday launched "Xpress Boarding", a system allowing guests priority boarding and seating over the general boarding group.Customers can pay RM20…

China Air FF deal

US carrier Northwest Airlines has signed a frequent-flier partnership deal with Taiwanese carrier China Airlines.The agreement will take effect from Aug, and will include reciprocal…

SIA post record 18.3m pax

SQ reported it carried a record 18.3 million passengers in 2006-07 financial year, representing a 7.9% increase compared to the previous year.During the year, the airline received…

CX load factor rise

The first time increase this year was largely driven by the Hong Kong long Ching Ming and Easter holiday earlier in the month.A total of 1,929,655 passengers were carried by the…

MH/SQ e ticketing

The new agreement means SQ ticket offices will be able to issue eTickets to all the destinations it serves to passengers of both airlines, however each airline will set its own fares…
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