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Airbus approaching Boeing sales

The company’s orders increased by 8%, reports Reuters.
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Swedish Company First Out in Europe with MRJ90 ?

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2016.07.11 Rockton signs LOI with Mitsubishi Aircraft for purchase of up to 20 MRJ
– First European company and second lessor in MRJ program to select the MRJ

Greek Airports On The Right Path?

ACI EUROPE Airport Traffic Report – January 2015 reports some positive figures for some Greek Airports:

Athens: +28.1%

Heraklion: +16.4% – mainly tourist destination

Chania: +103.9% – mainly tourist destination

Mikonos: +54.1% – mainly tourist destination

Thessaloniki: +40%

 

Full flight Houston IAH – Chicago ORD (United 737-9)

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Scandinavian Airlines starts flying to Hong Kong from Stockholm

SAS begins in September 2015 fly directly
to Hong Kong from Stockholm/Arlanda.
There will be five flights a week.

Stockholm: JetTime in grey colors

Stockholm: JetTime in grey colors

There is yet no information about what aircraft
which will operate the route, it's likely to be
the Airbus A330 and Airbus A340.
Today there is no regular direct flights to
Hong Kong from Sweden, Norway and Denmark.
From Helsinki in Finland , Finnair operates
direct flight to Hong Kong. Finnair operates
line with one daily departure with the Airbus A340.

ANA increases baggage allowance in Economy

All_Nippon_Airways_Boeing_787Starting January 8, 2015 increases the Japanese airline ANA the baggage allowance in Economy Class on international flights. Today one is allowed as checked baggage in economy which may weigh 23 kg , from January 8th extended this to two bags of 23 kg that you can take with you at no charge. The same baggage rules apply to premium economy.

 

Free transfer between Bangkok’s main airports with Air Asia

Free transfer between Bangkok’s main airports.
It takes about 1 hour by taxi between airports ( AirAsia has free shuttle bus). Expect three hours from the time you leave Suvarnabhumi untill your flights depart Don Mueang and vice versa.
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Airbus 350 to Lufthansa

Airbus has sent its new long-range aircraft for certification on a world tour. At major airports around the world reputed manufacturers, airlines and airport operators the new A350 under real conditions.
Lufthansa is one of the first airlines that will receive the new Airbus in their fleet. Already from 2016, to be delivered 25 aircraft ordered the first. At the stop of the new machine in Frankfurt hence the Lufthansa Airbus tested next and Fraport, the process chain from the arrival and departure through to departure.
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Air France-KLM choses the GEnx

Alexander Juniac, chairman of Air France-KLM has chosen the GEnx engine, developed by General Electric, to equip fifty future Boeing 787 fleet of Franco-Dutch group.
Mr. Juniac has negotiated foot to foot for three years, before opting for the U.S. at the expense of engine Trent 1000, developed by the British Rolls Royce.
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Negotiations with the rival engine started in September 2011 when Air France announced a giant order for 110 aircraft, including fifty farms.
At the time, the Franco-Dutch group had chosen to modernize its aging fleet with 60 long-haul Airbus A350 and Boeing Dreamliner fifty. A contract valued, list price, at $ 12 billion.