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Passengers hail crew after plane makes safe emergency landing

Passengers of a Flybe flight, which was forced to make an emergency landing, applauded the pilot and the crew as it landed at Belfast International Airport on Tuesday after an engine caught fire.   The plane was flying from Glasgow to George Best Belfast City Airport but had to be diverted.   All 76 passengers and four […]

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American Airlines and Interjet Announce Codeshare Agreement

American Airlines has signed a codeshare agreement with Mexico City-based Interjet, adding new service to key destinations in Mexico.   The new codeshare arrangement with Interjet will give American Airlines customers seamless connecting service within Mexico. American will codeshare on Interjet flights from Mexico City to five key destinations – Huatulco, Villahermosa, Merida, Tuxtla Gutierrez, […]

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Second Avenue Subway Station Shell at 86th Street Complete

Construction of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) largest expansion of the transit system in decades, the Second Avenue Subway, has reached another critical milestone with the on-time completion of the 86th Street Station cavern. Work began in August of 2011 and was completed earlier this week.     Source: Travelandtourworld.

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Strong Passenger growth for Southampton Airport in November, with a busy Christmas expected

Southampton Airport welcomed just over 140,000 passengers through its doors during November 2014, which is 11.7% up on the previous year. There was growth in all areas; with 13% more domestic passengers, 9% more international passengers and 13% more passengers between Southampton and the Channel Islands.  Domestic routes such as Aberdeen, Leeds, Manchester and Belfast […]

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Birmingham Airport Welcomes Norwegian and Trio of Spanish Routes

Birmingham Airport and Europe’s third largest low-fare airline, Norwegian, have announced that flights will commence to Madrid, Barcelona and Malaga from Birmingham next summer.   Norwegian will offer regular services to the trio of Spanish routes, with Madrid becoming a brand new destination from Birmingham.     Source: Travelandtourworld.

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Czech Airlines Launches Online Offer of Additional Services and Adds Bank Transfers in Majority of European Markets

Czech Airlines is launching online offer of additional services thanks to a new online booking system with a shopping cart, recently installed on the carrier’s website. Czech Airlines’ clients can thus shop at one place for both airfare and additional services, such as advanced booking of a preferred seat, additional piece of baggage and/or extra […]

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Czech Airlines’ Frankfurt Route Celebrates 50-year Anniversary Today

Czech Airlines commemorates today a 50-year anniversary of launching its regular scheduled connection between Prague and Frankfurt on the Main. Czechoslovak Airlines serviced its first passenger flight on the Prague – Frankfurt route by a Tupolev Tu-124V airplane on 15 December 1964. The carrier has transported more than 2.7 million passengers on the route during […]

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Qantaslink Adds Whyalla To ITS Map

QantasLink today announced it will start flying to Whyalla next year, broadening travel options for customers on its expanding network.   QantasLink will offer a double daily service on its 50-seat Q300 aircraft from 13 April 2015, providing 1300 seats a week, or more than 65,000 seats a year, between Whyalla and Adelaide.   QantasLink […]

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SPG Members Stay Connected in 2015 with Free Internet Access from Starwood

Staying reliably connected to the world while on the road – whether for business or pleasure – is vital to today’s modern traveler. In recognition of that, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, is announcing that all Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG®) members who book through Starwood’s digital channels will be offered free standard in-room Internet access […]

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Qantas Unvelis New First Lounge in Los Angeles

Qantas customers travelling from Los Angeles are set to experience a new standard of luxury from this holiday season, following the unveiling of an all-new Qantas First Lounge.   The new spacious and luxurious lounge is based on the flagship multi-award winning Qantas First Lounges in Sydney and Melbourne, providing seating for more than 200 […]

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