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Mauritius hosts Airports Council International

The 27th ACI Africa/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition, officially kicked-off this morning in Port Louis, Mauritius, under the theme, "Bold Leadership in a time of change." The conference is hosted by Airports of Mauritius (AML).

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Oman Air Appoints APG as GSA in Canada

apgAPG, the world’s leading network for Airline Distribution and Financial Services, announced that Oman Air, an International Air Transportation Association (IATA) member, has been appointed as its General Service and Sales Agent representative in Canada.

Lufthansa to buy most of bankrupt Air Berlin

Germany’s flag carrier Lufthansa will sign an agreement to buy large parts of the bankrupt carrier Air Berlin. Lufthansa chief Carsten Spohr said Germany’s largest carrier will take over 81 of Air Berlin’s 140 leased aircraft and 3,000 of its roughly 8,000 employees, while investing €1.5 billion ($1.8 billion).

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Aeromexico and Japan Airlines announce Codeshare Agreement

JAL b787 dreamlinerAeromexico and Japan Airlines (JAL) agreed to launch a codeshare partnership in Japan’s fiscal year 2018, that combines the synergies of both airlines. This alliance will provide a wider connectivity between Mexico and Japan, and through the latter points beyond.

Qatar Airways increase capacity on flights to Seychelles

In order to meet rising passenger demand, Qatar Airways has announced plans to upgrade service on its Seychelles route to an A330 aircraft, starting 29 October 2017. The 260-seater A330 aircraft will increase the airline’s current daily capacity by 130 per cent on this route, connecting Seychelles-based passengers to more than 150 destinations globally.

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As Azerbaijan Tourism continues to grow, Etihad Airways announces its plans to fly Baku

Etihad Airways plans to launch scheduled flights between Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and Baku, the capital city of the Republic of Azerbaijan, effective 2 March 2018. The new route is being introduced to capitalise on the strong and growing demand for flights between the United Arab Emirates and Azerbaijan.

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Travel to North America from Vienna drops

vienna airport waiting gateVienna Airport announced its traffic results for September 2017. The number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport in the month of September 2017 increased by 3.3% compared to the prior-year month to 2,430,343 travelers. The number of local passengers was up by 2.1%, and transfer passenger volume climbed by 6.3%.

SWISS upgrades São Paulo flights, announces new winter destinations

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) will operate its new long-haul aircraft, the Boeing 777-300ER, on services between Zurich and São Paulo in the coming 2017/18 winter schedules. And also announce two new destinations for the coming 2017/18 winter schedules.

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Philippine Airlines to start Cebu - Bangkok service

Amidst public demand for direct non-stop flights from Asian destinations to the Central Visayas, home of the white sands of Cebu, in the Philippines, Philippine Airlines will be opening a thrice weekly Cebu-Bangkok-Cebu service starting 2 December, 2017.

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Fly to St. Petersburg with Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways will launch flights to the cultural capital of Russia, St. Petersburg, later this year, doubling the Russian routes operated by the five-star carrier.

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Munich Airport experiences strong surge in traffic

Munich Airport is en route to yet another record-breaking performance. The third-quarter traffic figures include several new all-time highs: With approximately 4.4 million passengers, September 2017 was the busiest month in the history of Munich Airport.

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Travelers can now experience how a day is at Vienna Airport

Vienna Airport now offers a multimedia experience space together with Thomas Brezina, the internationally well-known author of children’s books and TV star. In four stations, visitors experience all aspects involved in aviation from unusual angles, and find out everything about airport operations, air traffic control, job descriptions and much more.

vienna airport multimedia experience

SAS announces five new international departures from Aarhus

SAS and Aarhus Airport located in Tirstrup, Denmark announced the plans for a new strategic cooperation. SAS is investing hundreds of millions DKK in Aarhus Airport that enables 3.000 new departures, more than 300.000 new tickets for sale and around 200.000 new passengers at the airport. All within the first year of the new cooperation!

SAS Aarhus Airport

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