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GI Aviation is open for business

| January 23, 2017
GI Aviation is open for business
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Flies the Middle East’s first Pilatus PC-12NG into Sky Dive Dubai

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Say hello to Newark, daily from Athens

| January 23, 2017
Say hello to Newark, daily from Athens
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Emirates to launch daily service to Newark via Athens

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Emirates rounds off a year of growth with fleet and product milestones

| January 18, 2017
Emirates rounds off a year of growth with fleet and product milestones
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Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, rounded off another year of growth in 2016, underlined by fleet and network expansion, as well as customer focused product investments.

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refund.me: Helps Passengers to Enforce Their Right to Compensation

| January 17, 2017
refund.me: Helps Passengers to Enforce Their Right to Compensation
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Winter weather can often affect those travelling abroad, however refund.me (https://refund.me/) can help flight passengers to enforce their right to compensation for delays and cancellations due to winter conditions.

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Airbus achieves targets proving ramp-up readiness in 2016

| January 11, 2017
Airbus achieves targets proving ramp-up readiness in 2016
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. Record commercial aircraft deliveries of 688 . 731 net orders, book-to-bill above one . Healthy backlog of 6,874 aircraft Toulouse, 11 January 2017 – Airbus’ commercial aircraft deliveries in 2016 were up for the 14th year in a row, reaching a new company record of 688 aircraft delivered to 82 customers. Deliveries were more […]

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Emirates introduces new range of comforts in First and Business Class

| December 21, 2016
Emirates introduces new range of comforts in First and Business Class
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 Dubai, UAE, December 21 2016 – Emirates has enhanced comfort in the air with a host of exclusive, new products introduced to its First and Business Class cabins. Customers will travel in luxury with new additions including First Class lounge wear, luxury blankets, skincare from VOYA and a new range of amenity kits from Bulgari.

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Volotea offers 115.000 seats and 7 destinations from Athens in 2017

| November 23, 2016
Volotea offers 115.000 seats and 7 destinations from Athens in 2017
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Volotea has transported more than 590.000 passengers in Greece since the beginning of the operations in the country, flying to 13 Greek airports

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Delta offers more choice between Athens and United States

| November 17, 2016
Delta offers more choice between Athens and United States
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Airline offers more than 60 connecting destinations via nonstop flight to New York-JFK

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Stars celebrate British Airways raising £14 million for comic relief

| November 12, 2016
Stars celebrate British Airways raising £14 million for comic relief
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A roll-call of stars, including Clare Balding, Gary Lineker, Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright attended British Airways’ ‘Flying Start’ reception last Thursday, November 10, to celebrate the airline raising £14 million for its charity partnership with Comic Relief.

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Emirates moves to an all Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 fleet

| November 12, 2016
Emirates moves to an all Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 fleet
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 DUBAI, U.A.E.: In line with its vision to offer a superior passenger experience and improve environmental performance through a modern and state of the art wide-body aircraft fleet, Emirates has retired the last Airbus A330 and A340 aircraft in its fleet from active service. This makes Emirates the first and only airline in the world to […]

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British Airways: New Flights to Brindisi, Montpellier, Murcia, Nantes, Pula, Tallinn and Zakynthos

| November 3, 2016
British Airways: New Flights to Brindisi, Montpellier, Murcia, Nantes, Pula, Tallinn and Zakynthos
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Flights to Brindisi, Montpellier, Murcia, Nantes, Pula, Tallinn and Zakynthos will be available to book from today, with the first services taking to the skies from March 28, 2017.

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Emirates to Fly Flagship A380 to Doha

| October 31, 2016
Emirates to Fly Flagship A380 to Doha
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A380 to be deployed on one of nine daily flights from 1 December Emirates has announced today that it will be upgrading one of its nine daily flights between Dubai and Doha to an Airbus A380 from 1 December 2016.

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Gatwick’s record growth and booming long haul services continue to defy Airports Commission predictions

| October 10, 2016
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10/10/2016 Record month at Gatwick: 42.3 million annual passengers now use the airport Long haul routes are booming with Cape Town and Moscow set to begin Growth is decades ahead of Airports Commission forecasts for Gatwick Gatwick’s record-breaking September and booming long haul services reinforce further the flawed nature of the Airports Commission’s forecasts which […]

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DXB sets yet another traffic record

| October 3, 2016
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Passenger numbers reach 7.7m in August, surpassing July’s 7.6m 

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Dubai International Achieves Record Passenger Traffic in July

| September 5, 2016
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7.6m passengers is the highest monthly traffic at DXB  Dubai, UAE – September 5, 2016 – Passenger traffic at Dubai International has exceeded all previous records in July surging to an historic high of 7.6 million, according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today.

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Ryanair carries more than 100m international customers in 2015

| August 26, 2016
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Ryanair welcomed confirmation from IATA that it remains the world’s favourite airline after IATA’s latest World Airline Transport Statistics showed Ryanair once again carried more international customers than any other airline.

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Emirates Goes All A380 to Manchester; Adjusts A380 Schedule to Birmingham

| August 17, 2016
Emirates Goes All A380 to Manchester; Adjusts A380 Schedule to Birmingham
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 DUBAI, U.A.E.: Emirates announced an 11% capacity increase to Manchester with the deployment of a third daily A380 on the route. As of 1st January 2017, the replacement of the Boeing 777-300ER will mean that all Emirates flights to Manchester will be operated by the iconic double decker aircraft.

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Athens-Melbourne is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” 260,000 searches last year

| July 28, 2016
Athens-Melbourne is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” 260,000 searches last year
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With over 150,000 Greeks, Melbourne is the biggest Greek city in the world – outside of Greece (and even then it’s still the sixth largest Greek city in the world). The image here shows Melburnians celebrating Greek Independence Day at the city’s Greko-style Shrine of Remembrance, which is modelled on the Tomb of Mausolus (Google […]

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Airbus launches the “I Fly A380” website

| July 27, 2016
Airbus launches the “I Fly A380” website
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Flying on the iconic double deck is now a matter of choice, not chance!

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Ryanair launches Birmingham summer 2017 schedule

| July 22, 2016
Ryanair launches Birmingham summer 2017 schedule
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3 NEW ROUTES TO CHANIA, GIRONA & REUS 2 NEW SUMMER SERVICES TO SOFIA & WARSAW

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Emirates Recognised For Network Strategy at The Airline Strategy Awards

| July 18, 2016
Emirates Recognised For Network Strategy at The Airline Strategy Awards
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DUBAI, U.A.E., 18 July 2016 – Emirates Airline has been awarded the inaugural Network Strategy award, at The Airline Strategy Awards run by the established air transport industry news and analysis provider Flight Airline Business. 

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Emirates introduces the world’s first interactive amenity kit in Economy Class

| July 18, 2016
Emirates introduces the world’s first interactive amenity kit in Economy Class
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 Dubai, UAE –  Emirates has launched the world’s first interactive amenity kit in Economy Class providing a more comfortable travel experience. The stylish new amenity kits utilise augmented reality (AR) technology to unlock immersive content on mobile devices.

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15.2 million passengers in the first six months of the year

| July 15, 2016
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Schönefeld continues to display strong growth

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Για 6η συνεχή χρονιά η AEGEAN “Καλύτερη Περιφερειακή Αεροπορική Εταιρεία στην Ευρώπη”

| July 14, 2016
Για 6η συνεχή χρονιά η AEGEAN “Καλύτερη Περιφερειακή Αεροπορική Εταιρεία στην Ευρώπη”
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Περισσότεροι από 19,2 εκατ. επιβάτες ξεχώρισαν την AEGEAN ανάμεσα σε περισσότερες από 280 εταιρείες σε ολόκληρο τον κόσμο

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Emirates to Deploy Flagship A380 Aircraft on Moscow route

| July 12, 2016
Emirates to Deploy Flagship A380 Aircraft on Moscow route
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Emirates has announced that it will be upgrading one of the two daily flights servicing its Dubai-Moscow route to an A380-800, commencing 1st December 2016. 

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Emirates named World’s Best Airline at Skytrax World Airline Awards 2016

| July 12, 2016
Emirates named World’s Best Airline at Skytrax World Airline Awards 2016
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Scores a hat trick with World’s Best Inflight Entertainment and Best Airline in the Middle East awards

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Lufthansa launches internet connectivity on short-and medium-haul flights

| July 7, 2016
Lufthansa launches internet connectivity on short-and medium-haul flights
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Green light from EASA: Supplemental Type Certificate issued

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Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic Up 11.5% in 5M 2016

| June 30, 2016
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Aeroflot PJSC (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) today announces traffic statistics for Aeroflot Group (“the Group”) and Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (“the Company”) for May and the first five months of 2016.

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Star Alliance determines next steps in service enhancement

| June 7, 2016
Star Alliance determines next steps in service enhancement
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Multi-million dollar technology projects and future operating standards given green light by chief executive board

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Joanna Lumley and Heathrow celebrate 70 years

| May 31, 2016
Joanna Lumley and Heathrow celebrate 70 years
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Joanna Lumley celebrates Heathrow’s 70th anniversary by unveiling the final plaque in a series of new installations Each plaque represents an iconic moment in British culture and the airports history The plaques feature some of the world’s most influential figures, from the Beatles to Her Majesty the Queen and the England rugby team. The full […]

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Emirates Returns to ILA Berlin Air Show 2016

| May 30, 2016
Emirates Returns to ILA Berlin Air Show 2016
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Flagship A380 Aircraft to be Showcased

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The most sensible way to fly private across Europe

| May 25, 2016
The most sensible way to fly private across Europe
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Hailed as ‘the most sensible way to fly private across Europe‘, the revolutionary app JetSmarter, which allows members to travel on private jets for no additional fee has announced the launch of seven new European JetShuttle routes.

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Emirates adds seventh daily service to Bangkok

| May 24, 2016
Emirates adds seventh daily service to Bangkok
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Additional service between Dubai and Bangkok to commence from 1 July 2016

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Emirates Group Announces Record Profits

| May 10, 2016
Emirates Group Announces Record Profits
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Tuesday, May 10, 2016 Group records 28th consecutive year of profit, and new record profit of AED 8.2 billion (US$ 2.2 billion); Steady business growth in line with capacity increases, significant investment in the business at AED 17.3 billion (US$ 4.7 billion) Declares a dividend of AED 2.5 billion (US$ 681 million) to the Investment […]

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Airlines honour the Athens International Airport with one more top distinction!

| May 5, 2016
Airlines honour the Athens International Airport with one more top distinction!
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In this year’s “Routes Europe”, the biggest airline and airport networking route development forum in Europe, AIA was voted by the airlines as the winner in the 4-20 m. passengers’ category.

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Passenger traffic at DXB tops 6.3 million in February

| April 13, 2016
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Dubai, UAE – April 13, 2016 – Passenger traffic continued to grow steadily at Dubai International (DXB), with over 6.3 million passengers registered in February 2016.

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Emirates Increases Capacity to London, Adds 10th Daily Service

| April 8, 2016
Emirates Increases Capacity to London, Adds 10th Daily Service
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New service will operate to London Gatwick, Emirates’ fourth daily flight to the airport Cementing London’s position as Emirates’ most popular destination outside Dubai Complementing Emirates’ existing services, enabling better connectivity to the Middle East, West Asia and the Far East

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Multiple Boarding Passes Land on BA App

| March 31, 2016
Multiple Boarding Passes Land on BA App
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Boarding British Airways flights has just got easier for families and friends travelling together thanks to the introduction of multiple mobile boarding passes.

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Emirates extends online check-in to 48 hours before departure

| March 29, 2016
Emirates extends online check-in to 48 hours before departure
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 Dubai, UAE, 28 March 2016 – Emirates has extended its online check-in to 48 hours before departure, from 24 hours, effective immediately. Customers around the world can check in online on both desktop and mobile devices from 48 hours to 90 minutes before flight departure.

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SAS and Apollo agree contract worth SEK 1.1 billion

| March 24, 2016
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SAS has extended its contract with Apollo for charter flights within Europe. The contract is worth SEK 1.1 billion and covers the summer- and winter season 2016–2017. This partnership means that SAS will take care of Apollo’s customers from 17 locations in Sweden, Denmark, and Norway to 30 destinations in Europe.

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