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    Southwest Drops 20 Nonstop Routes To Accommodate For 737 MAX Absence

Southwest Drops 20 Nonstop Routes To Accommodate For 737 MAX Absence

MIAMI — Southwest Airlines will be axing 20 nonstop routes from its network to re-shuffle its fleet and accommodate it on higher-demand destinations. Starting January 2020, Southwest Airlines will exclude from its schedule what they call “weaker-than-expected” nonstop services. “We are always evaluating our service patterns and performance to ensure

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    Vietnam Airlines Takes Delivery Of First Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

Vietnam Airlines Takes Delivery Of First Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

MIAMI — Boeing has delivered the first 787-10 Dreamliner to Vietnam Airlines. The aircraft joins the Vietnamese carrier on a leasing agreement with Air Lease Corporation (ALC). Vietnam Airlines now becomes the world’s seventh 787-10 operator, following Etihad, All Nippon Airways, EVA, Singapore Airlines, and United Airlines. Interestingly, Asian carriers make up

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    EasyJet Boosts Glasgow Base With One Additional A320 Aircraft

EasyJet Boosts Glasgow Base With One Additional A320 Aircraft

MIAMI — EasyJet plans to add a fifth aircraft to its Glasgow Airport (GLA) base starting March 2020, creating around 50 new jobs at the Scottish airport. The supplementary plane, which will join the airline’s current two Airbus A319s and two A320s, will offer an additional 340,000 seats from Glasgow

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    Cathay Pacific Announces Resignation of Chief Executive, Rupert Hogg

Cathay Pacific Announces Resignation of Chief Executive, Rupert Hogg

MIAMI — Cathay Pacific CEO, Rupert Hogg, and CCO, Paul Loo, have both resigned after mounting pressure following the two days of protests that forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights at the airline’s main base in Hong Kong International Airport (HKG). After two days of blocking check-ins at the

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Air Canada Selects Seattle, San Jose As First A220-300 Destinations

    Air Canada Selects Seattle, San Jose As First A220-300 Destinations

MIAMI — Montréal-based carrier, Air Canada, has formally announced the cabin specification and first routes for its upcoming Airbus A220-300 aircraft. Although it’s not the first airline in North America

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Ontario Airport Exceeds Expectations With Record-Breaking July

    Ontario Airport Exceeds Expectations With Record-Breaking July

MIAMI — Ontario International Airport has been on a rapid and constant climb to the top of the industry as one of the fastest-growing in the US industry. Just recently,

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Flights Resume In Hong Kong After Two Days Of Chaos

    Flights Resume In Hong Kong After Two Days Of Chaos

MIAMI — After two days of blocking check-ins at the world’s eighth busiest airport, the Hong Kongese protesters and their supporters were pushed out of the Hong Kong International Airport

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Op-Ed: The 737 MAX Crisis Boosts Confidence In COMAC

    Op-Ed: The 737 MAX Crisis Boosts Confidence In COMAC

The C919 has found itself in a fascinating and bizarre position to push COMAC onto the World stage as the Boeing 737 MAX crisis unwinds. China Southern seems to have

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Paine Field Airport Continues To Grow: New Flights To Spokane

    Paine Field Airport Continues To Grow: New Flights To Spokane

MIAMI — Alaska Airlines will be adding a tenth destination from its recently opened base at Paine Field Airport (PAE). The carrier has announced today that new flights to Spokane

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Norwegian Air Cuts All Transatlantic Routes From Ireland To North America

    Norwegian Air Cuts All Transatlantic Routes From Ireland To North America

MIAMI — Norwegian Air will axe its transatlantic routes from Ireland to the United States starting September 15. The low-cost carrier will discontinue its routes from Dublin (DUB), Cork (CRK),

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TAP Portugal Adds 15 More Flights To North America

    TAP Portugal Adds 15 More Flights To North America

MIAMI — TAP Portugal continues to grow into the North American market by adding 15 flights to the United States and Canada, rounding up to 71 weekly flights to the

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Turkish Airlines Confirms Nonstop Flight To Mexico City, Cancun

    Turkish Airlines Confirms Nonstop Flight To Mexico City, Cancun

MIAMI — Turkish Airlines has confirmed its intentions to link its new Istanbul Airport with Mexico City and Cancun with its brand-new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. This flight, scheduled to launch

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Hawaiian Airlines Expands A321neo Network To Las Vegas

    Hawaiian Airlines Expands A321neo Network To Las Vegas

MIAMI — Hawaiian Airlines is continuing to introduce new routes and boost frequencies with its brand-new, incoming A321neos. The carrier has announced that it will begin linking the island of

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New FAA Chief: 737 MAX Will Not Fly Until Completely Safe To Do So

    New FAA Chief: 737 MAX Will Not Fly Until Completely Safe To Do So

MIAMI — The new head of the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Stephen Dickson, said that the organization is not following any timeline to return the Boeing 737 MAX into

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Incident: UPS MD11 Reports Engine Fire In Warsaw

    Incident: UPS MD11 Reports Engine Fire In Warsaw

MIAMI—A UPS McDonnell Douglas MD11 suffered an engine fire incident at Warsaw Chopin Airport. The fire was rapidly extinguished by the airport’s fire brigade. The emergency led to Chopin Airport

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Ural Airlines A321 Crash Lands Into Cornfield, All Survived

    Ural Airlines A321 Crash Lands Into Cornfield, All Survived

MIAMI — An Ural Airlines Airbus A321 crash-landed into a cornfield shortly after take-off with 226 passengers and seven crew on board, due to a bird strike. Flight U6-178 departed

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Virgin Atlantic Welcomes Its New Flagship: A350-1000 (Photos)

    Virgin Atlantic Welcomes Its New Flagship: A350-1000 (Photos)

MIAMI — Just over two weeks behind British Airways (BA), Virgin Atlantic welcomed its first factory-fresh Airbus A350-1000, becoming the second UK and European operator of the largest A350 variant.

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Is Ryanair Lying About Its On-Time Performance?

    Is Ryanair Lying About Its On-Time Performance?

Written by Thomas Busson – ClaimCompass With an on-time performance (OTP) of 86% in 2018, Ryanair was the most punctual global airline, securing the 7th position of our airline rating. However, as we

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Power Failure Partially Disrupts Air Travel In The UK

    Power Failure Partially Disrupts Air Travel In The UK

MIAMI — More than one million people in the UK have been affected by a major power meltdown that has partially shut down airports and train stations across England and

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Delta To Become Largest US Carrier In Tokyo-Haneda

    Delta To Become Largest US Carrier In Tokyo-Haneda

MIAMI — Delta’s move from Tokyo-Narita (NRT) to Haneda (HND) will make it the largest US carrier operating at that airport by March 2020. Back in May, after months of

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Photos: First United Airlines CRJ-550 Spotted In Chicago

    Photos: First United Airlines CRJ-550 Spotted In Chicago

MIAMI — United Airlines has begun testing its first re-configured Bombardier CRJ700 aircraft into the new CRJ550 configuration, which features an all-new premium seating cabin with 10 First Class seats.

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Nepalese Shree Airlines Becomes New Q400 Operator

    Nepalese Shree Airlines Becomes New Q400 Operator

MIAMI — Kathmandu Tribhuvan (KTM)-based Nepalese tourist carrier, Shree Airlines (SHA), is in the process of acquiring secondhand Bombardier Q400s. Shree Airlines was founded in 1999 operating helicopters serving Nepal,

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    United Airlines Returns to Paine Field With New Services

United Airlines Returns to Paine Field With New Services

MIAMI — United Airlines (UAL) announced today a new service from Paine Field Airport (PAE) in Everett with six daily flights to their hubs in Denver (DEN) and San Francisco

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    Azul Announces New Routes to the USA with A320neo and A330

Azul Announces New Routes to the USA with A320neo and A330

MIAMI — Azul, the Brazilian low-cost, award-winning airline, announced today a heavy expansion to the United States with two new flights from Belo Horizonte (CNF) to Orlando (MCO), and from Belem (BEL)

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