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2008-08-04 09:00:41

Airport in NE China scenic mountain area opens CHANGBAISHAN, Jilin, Aug. 3 -- Northeast China's scenic forest and ski resort of Changbai Mountain was further opened to tourists on Sunday with the operation of a new airport. The first flight, by China Southern Airlines, took about 40 minutes from Changchun, capital of Jilin Province, to the Changbai Mountain Airport. Construction of the airport in Jilin's Fusong County began in July 2006 and was completed at a cost of 550 million yuan...

2008-08-04 03:00:19

By Lofton, Lynn What's it like to run an airport? Bruce Frank, executive director of the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, makes it seem easy. The affable Bruce Frallicformer Marine Corps pilot handles the intensity of his job in a quiet, positive way. Associated with the aviation industry for 42 years, principally in airport management positions, Frallic caught the airport hug while stationed in Pensacola, Fla., as a young Marine pilot. Receiving no pay due to military regulations,...

2008-07-28 18:00:29

Osaka, July 28 (Jiji Press)--All Nippon Airways plans to scrap its route linking Kansai International Airport near Osaka and Guam, and reduce flights on five domestic routes using the airport as part of its review of operations amid surging fuel prices, it was learned Monday. ANA officials have convened the plan to officials of the Osaka prefectural government, informed sources said. The airline hopes to scrap the Guam route early next year, the sources said. In November, ANA plans to...

2008-07-25 09:01:00

As part of its plans to start international flights, India-based Kingfisher Airlines plans to launch a service to Lahore, Pakistan along with other overseas destinations by September 2008, reported The Economic Times, citing the Press Trust of India. The airline plans to use an ATR 72 aircraft on the Delhi-Lahore route. The airline has already applied to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation for approval to commence operations on the new route, under the Bilateral Air Services agreement...

2008-07-22 18:00:41

A FAMILY thought they were heading for a holiday in Lanzarote until the plane landed and the hostess said: "Welcome to Turkey." Charles Coray, wife Tanya and daughter Phoebe, nine, were given the wrong boarding pass when they checked in at Cardiff International Airport. Instead of the Canary Islands, they found themselves in Bodrum airport, Turkey - 2,500 miles away. page 3 (c) 2008 Western Mail. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-22 09:00:49

Philippines-based airline Cebu Pacific has transferred a portion of its domestic operations to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal-3 in Manila. The airline will initially operate flights from Manila to Boracay, Laoag, Naga, San Jose Mindoro, and Tuguegarao out of Terminal-3. Other domestic flights will remain at the Manila Domestic Airport Terminal while all international flights will continue to operate at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal-1. Candice Iyog,...

2008-07-20 21:00:21

By Matt Wrye Thinking about vacationing along the coast of Mexico? Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Playa Del Carmen - they're all yours for a $400-to-$700 plane ticket from LA/Ontario International Airport. It's a tolerable price for a journey into paradise, some say. But with rising food and energy costs eroding Inland Empire residents' monthly budgets, many of them are reverting to an old trick used by long-time savvy Mexico tourists: flying from Tijuana. That city south of the border...

2008-07-18 18:00:29

Tokyo, July 18 (Jiji Press)--Japan Airlines is considering ending its daily round-trip flights connecting Kansai International Airport in Osaka Prefecture with Hakodate, Hokkaido, and Hanamaki, Iwate Prefecture, by March 2009, informed sources said Friday. The airline will also scrap the flight service it runs only in the month of March between Hanamaki and Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, the sources said. The number of routes that JAL plans to scrap due to soaring fuel costs now comes to 10....

2008-07-18 15:00:38

By Dean Narciso, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 18--Don Scott Field airport is going "above and beyond" in its efforts to investigate noise complaints from nearby neighborhoods, according to a report Ohio State University released today. In fact, the report, from a consultant paid by the university-owned airport, says Don Scott administrators should scale back their investigations of noise complaints so that they can focus on unusual events. The report bolstered airport officials'...

2008-07-14 18:00:27

BMIBABY, the largest low-cost carrier from Wales, has launched phase two of its winter programme from Cardiff International Airport, including Barcelona, plus increased frequencies to Belfast and Glasgow International from October 26. Bmibaby will now offer double daily flights to Belfast during the week, versus one flight a day last winter, plus eight flights a week to Glasgow. It will also offer 13 flights a week to Edinburgh. In total the airline will fly to 13 European destinations...

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