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Air New Zealand offers travel packages in conjunction with Newmans South Pacific Vacations

Air New Zealand offers travel packages in conjunction with Newmans South Pacific Vacations AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION-(C)1997-2002 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD Air New Zealand and Newmans South Pacific Vacations are offering New Zealand fly/drive vacations. The travel packages on offer allow visitors to explore regions used for filming the adaptation of JRR Tolkien’s ‘Lord of The Rings’ […]

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Air Canada hires new executives

Air Canada hires new executives AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION-(C)1997-2005 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD Air Canada named on Thursday (16 June) a new chief financial officer and two other executives. Air Canada’s new executive vice president and CFO became Joshua Koshy, the former senior vice president for information technology at Emirates Group. The former Air Canada CFO, Rob […]

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Malaysia Airlines may cut up to 5,000 jobs

Malaysia Airlines may cut up to 5,000 jobs AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION-(C)1997-2006 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD Malaysia Airlines may cut as many as 5,000 jobs. The plan is part of the company’s effort to return to profitability. The estimate was made by industry officials and analysts, while the carrier has previously said that it may cut 6,500 […]

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New Yok agency to help American Airlines build new JFK terminal

New Yok agency to help American Airlines build new JFK terminal AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION-(C)1997-2000 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD The New York City Industrial Development Agency (NYCIDA) has pledged to help American Airlines construct a new airport terminal at the John F. Kennedy International Airport. The terminal will feature 56 gates and is expected to be complete […]

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Delta Air Lines and Coca-Cola launch flight discount promotion

Delta Air Lines and Coca-Cola launch flight discount promotion AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION-(C)1997-2002 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD A joint Christmas holiday season promotion has been unveiled by Delta Air Lines and Coca-Cola Co. Under the promotion, buyers of the soft drink maker’s products in the United States will receive a discount on Delta Air Lines flights. The […]

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Asia-Pacific airlines report passenger increase for Q1

Asia-Pacific airlines report passenger increase for Q1 AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION-(C)1997-2005 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD In the first quarter of 2005 there was a 7% increase in passenger numbers year-on-year for travellers on the major airlines in the Asia-Pacific region. According to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines, 17 international airlines in the Asia-Pacific region transported 30.6m […]

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Lufthansa flight makes emergency landing after fire on board

Lufthansa flight makes emergency landing after fire on board AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION-(C)1997-2003 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD A flight operated by German airline Lufthansa made an emergency landing at Innsbruck airport, Austria on Saturday (23 August) after a fire started in the cabin. The fire in an overhead luggage compartment was immediately extinguished by flight attendants and […]

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Dubai airport briefly closed due to pieces of tyre on runway

Dubai airport briefly closed due to pieces of tyre on runway AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION-(C)1997-2005 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD Pieces of tyre found on one of the runways caused the closure of Dubai International Airport yesterday (28 December). The airport was reportedly closed for nearly 40 minutes after reports that pieces of tyre tread had been found. […]

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France Transport Minister supports European aid for airlines

France Transport Minister supports European aid for airlines AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION-(C)1997-2001 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD The French Transport Minister, Jean-Claude Gayssot has announced his support for European aid for airlines. Gayssot is scheduled to meet with the heads of Air France, AOM/Air Liberte and Air Littoral later this week to discuss the impact of the US […]

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Dollar Rent A Car and Thrifty Car Rental in cooperation with Northwest Airlines Biz Perks programme

Dollar Rent A Car and Thrifty Car Rental in cooperation with Northwest Airlines Biz Perks programme AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION-(C)1997-2007 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD Dollar Rent A Car and Thrifty Car Rental, subsidiaries of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc (NYSE: DTG), are offering, effective immediately, Northwest Airlines Biz Perks members who sign up for a DOLLAR or […]