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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore Airlines has launched new all-Business Class services from Los Angeles to Singapore with the departure of SQ37 from LAX at 9:15PM on Sunday, August 10th.
Emirates has again proved itself an aviation industry pioneer after becoming the first airline to introduce inflight mobile phone services on a Boeing aircraft.
Etihad Airways has announced that it will launch non-stop daily services from its Abu Dhabi home-base in the United Arab Emirates to Melbourne, Australia, from March 2009.
By Daniel Michaels As the airline industry grapples with record fuel prices, long intercontinental flights are taking a big hit. Several U.S. carriers are delaying the start of new flights to China and Russia, while overseas airlines are ditching even longer flights.
Qatar Airways has signed a long-term TotalCare agreement to support its fleet of four Rolls-Royce Trent 500-powered Airbus A340-600s and one VIP-configured Airbus A340-500. Qatar Airways has announced an order for 80 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft, all powered by the Trent XWB, in June 2007.
British Airways has selected CFM International's CFM56-5B engine to power two new Airbus A318 aircraft, in an engine order valued at more than $25 million at list price. The aircraft are scheduled for delivery in 2009.
Derby-based Rolls-Royce Group yesterday said it had signed a long- term maintenance agreement with India's oldest privately-owned domestic airline, Jet Airways and Middle Eastern carrier Qatar Airways Rolls said Jet, which began international operations in 2004, had signed one of its Total Care agreements covering the airline's Trent 700-powered Airbus A330-200 aircraft.
China Southern Airlines has selected CFM56-5B engines to power a new fleet of 20 Airbus A320 family aircraft, and has received a long-term material services agreement with the engine purchase.
Saudi Arabian Airlines today announced that it has again selected the CFM56-5B engine to power 22 new Airbus A320 family aircraft. The order is valued at approximately $300 million at list price.
China Southern Airlines today announced that it has selected CFM56-5B engines to power a new fleet of 20 Airbus A320 family aircraft, and back the engine purchase with a long-term material services agreement.
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