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2008-07-11 18:00:25

Tokyo, July 11 (Jiji Press)--Japan Airlines is planning to abolish some flights between Japan and the two East Asian countries of China and South Korea by March 2009, it was learned Friday. JAL is considering reducing flight services in light of soaring fuel costs and a fall in profitability amid weakening travel demand, sources familiar with the matter said. International flights subject to the abolishment plan include those between Narita International Airport and Xian in China, Chubu...

2008-07-11 03:00:24

Singapore Airlines plans to increase the number of flights from India, with the addition of five new weekly flights from Delhi and two from Bangalore, from September 2008, reported the Economic Times, citing the Press Trust of India. Currently, Singapore Airlines operates 58 weekly flights to Singapore from eight destinations in India. The newly planned services will increase the number of flights operated by the airline from Bangalore to 12 and from Delhi to 14. The airline is...

2008-07-09 09:00:41

AirAsia has launched daily services from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Krabi, Thailand, and the Indonesian cities of Palembang and Banda Aceh. AirAsia previously offered only four weekly flights to Krabi and Palembang, and three weekly flights to Banda Aceh from Kuala Lumpur. Due to stronger demand encouraging loads in the past, the airline decided to fulfill the extra demand by adding more flights to these destinations. Kathleen Tan, regional head of commercial at AirAsia, said: "AirAsia is...

2008-07-08 18:00:24

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: PAC; BMV: GAP) ("the Company" or "GAP") today announced preliminary terminal passenger traffic figures for the month of June 2008 compared to traffic figures for June 2007. During June 2008, total terminal passengers decreased 4.8% compared to the previous year; international passenger traffic decreased 3.5%, while domestic passenger traffic decreased 5.4% compared to June 2007....

2008-07-03 21:00:15

By TIM LANDIS Regional airports such as in Springfield, Bloomington, Champaign and Peoria are the most likely losers as major airlines continue to cut back, merge and go out of business as a result of high fuel prices. The gloomy forecast is in a report released Wednesday by the Business Travel Coalition of the 100 regional airports nationwide most likely to lose some or all service as a result of industry turmoil. All the central Illinois regional airports made the list. "We have a...

2008-07-03 12:00:39

By George C. Ford, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jul. 3--C EDAR RAPIDS -- With members of the Cedar Rapids Symphony Follies "Rockettes" dancing to Frank Sinatra singing "New York, New York," American Eagle Airlines on Wednesday inaugurated non-stop service between Cedar Rapids and New York's LaGuardia Airport. Airport Director Dan Mann said New York is one of the top 10 destinations for business and leisure travelers using the regional airport in Cedar Rapids. He thanked the airline...

2008-07-02 09:00:41

Hungarian low-cost airline to begin operations in Ukraine KIEV, July 1 (Xinhua) -- Wizz Air Ukraine, a subsidiary of the Hungarian airline Wizz Air, will begin to provide low-fare air travel services from July 11, 2008, local media reported Tuesday. The company, which received final approval to begin operations in Ukraine recently, will first provide low-fare air travel services from Kiev Boryspil Airport to Lviv, Odessa, Simferopol, Kharkiv and Zaporizhia. Flights from Lviv and...

2008-07-01 06:00:34

Qatar Airways has launched its new service to the southern coastal city of Kozhikode, in the Indian state of Kerala. Kozhikode is Qatar Airways's ninth Indian route and 83rd overall, with non-stop daily flights from Doha, Qatar. The airline now operates 58 flights a week from Doha to Indian destinations including Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Cochin, Trivandrum, Hyderabad, Kozhikode and Nagpur. Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways, has also announced the airline's expansion plans,...

2008-06-30 06:02:31

Brazilian airline TAM has announced that it will launch a weekly direct flight between the cities of Cabo Frio, in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, and Buenos Aires, Argentina, between July 5, 2008 and August 9, 2008. The new service will be offered using the Airbus A320 aircraft, which has a capacity of up to 174 passengers. The airline currently operates 49 regular weekly flights to Buenos Aires, with departures from Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Florianopolis, Fortaleza, Porto Alegre,...

2008-06-26 12:02:54

Spanair, a subsidiary of the Scandinavian Airlines System Group, has increased its number of flights between Barcelona, Spain, and Algiers, Algeria, by adding four additional frequencies, offering six weekly flights between both cities. The airline said that the BarcelonaAlgiers route has several connection possibilities with Spanair domestic flights to and from the cities of Malaga, A Coruna, Vigo, Madrid, Oviedo, Palma de Mallorca and Seville, as well as with the international flights...


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