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2008-08-17 21:00:38

By DONNA GOODISON Logan International Airport officials hope that Porter Airlines will start nonstop flights to Toronto City Centre Airport next spring, giving travelers quicker access to the Canadian city's downtown. Toronto is the third largest international market for Logan after London and Paris, with some 325 passengers flying the route daily from the Boston airport. But current flights via Air Canada and American Eagle land at Toronto Pearson International Airport in Mississauga,...

2008-08-17 18:00:32

BUDGET airline Flyglobespan has today announced a new service from the city to the Turkish coastal resort of Dalaman. The Edinburgh-based carrier will operate a weekly flight to the town, on the Aegean coast, with prices starting from GBP 99.99. Rick Green, the company's chief executive, said today: "We are delighted to be offering this new flight to the Turkish destination of Dalaman. "Turkey, with its rich culture, great beach resorts and reputation as a value for money destination...

2008-08-14 15:00:43

SCOTS budget airline flyglobespan is launching flights between Glasgow and the Egyptian resort of Hurghada. Tickets are now on sale for flights, which start in early November, with fares costing from pounds-120 one-way. The airline operates weekly flights between Glasgow and the popular resort of Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt. Flyglobespan chairman Tom Dalrymple said: "We are delighted to be launching another direct flight from Scotland to Egypt. "The success of the Sharm el Sheikh - which...

2008-08-09 12:00:43

A German woman has been living in a Spanish airport for 10 years, along with her cat, suitcases and books, say authorities who admit to looking the other way. Known only as Bettina, 48, or as "the woman with the cat" has become a fixture at Palma de Mallorca's airport where she washes herself and clothing in restrooms and quietly moves from bench to bench. She came to Spain after a relationship ended and she lost her job. But employment opportunities there were also limited and she moved...

2008-08-09 06:00:16

SriLankan Airlines reported a 33 per cent surge in tourist traffic to Far Eastern destinations including Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and Singapore among leisure travellers from the Sultanate of Oman. V. Ravindran, Sri Lankan Airlines' Manager of Oman, said: "An increasing number of Omani nationals and expats chose to travel with SriLankan on their way to Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and Singapore for holidays during the summer and made a stopover in Colombo as part of their itinerary." He reported a 33...

2008-08-08 12:00:31

Jet Airways has announced that it launch daily flights from Mumbai and Delhi in India to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, effective August 23, 2008. Dubai will be the sixth destination in Jet Airways's Gulf network and the second in the United Arab Emirates. The airline's Dubai flights will complement its daily services to Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Bahrain, Muscat and Doha from various gateway points in India. The airline will deploy Airbus 330-200 aircraft on the new service. Wolfgang...

2008-08-07 18:01:12

Tokyo, Aug. 7 (Jiji Press)--Japan Airlines said Thursday it will scrap or reduce flight services on a total of 16 domestic and three international routes between October and March, a drastic cutback in response to steep rises in fuel costs. The major Japanese airline, meanwhile, plans to increase flights on five domestic and four international routes, it said. In Japan, JAL is due to end services on 12 routes, including those connecting Kansai International Airport near Osaka to the...

2008-08-06 18:00:23

BAA Cleveland, the newly appointed developer of retail, food and beverage concessions at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE), is pleased to announce the appointment of Tina LaForte as vice president of BAA Cleveland. In this role, Tina will oversee the transformation of concessions and the eventual opening of the new AIRMALL(R) at CLE. "Tina has extensive experience in all aspects of airport retail development, and she understands the value proposition that the AIRMALL(R) delivers...

2008-08-06 18:00:23

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Aug. 6 /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 July 2008 compared to traffic figures for July 2007. During July 2008, total terminal passengers decreased 12.3% compared to the previous year; international passenger traffic decreased 10.2%, while domestic passenger traffic decreased 13.3% compared to July 2007....

2008-08-05 00:00:22

World News IN BRIEF *JERUSALEM A couple going on holiday to Europe remembered to take their duty-free shopping and their 18 suitcases, but left their three-year-old daughter at the airport. The couple and their five children were late for a flight to Paris on Sunday and made a frantic dash to the gate. In the confusion, their daughter got lost. A policeman found her wandering in the duty-free area at Ben-Gurion airport, Tel Aviv. Israeli media said the parents were an ultra- Orthodox...