Ethiopian Airlines has signed two aircraft deals that together represent the biggest order in its history, and in the process the carrier has become an Airbus customer for the first time.

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Turkish Airlines has ordered seven more Boeing 777-300ERs, bringing its total order for the type to 12 aircraft. The airline also operates leased 777-300ERs.

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United Airlines has dropped its fees for booking Mileage Plus loyalty-program award travel within three weeks of departure, claiming it is the first U.S. airline to make this change.

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American Eagle is launching daily nonstop jet service between Charleston International Airport, South Carolina and Miami International Airport on November 19.

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Mexican carrier Volaris Airlines has responded with new information to an item Airlines and Destinations posted noting that the airline’s initially published schedule for its Tijuana-Oakland service (which begins on August 28) apparently would have the aircraft sitting on the ground for 8 hours. The airline’s initially published schedule... Read more

American Airlines is increasing its charges for checking a first or second bag.

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There’s an intriguing little mystery about the scheduling of Mexican carrier Volaris Airlines’ newly announced service between Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Tijuana (TIJ), due to begin on August 28. Volaris, which is headquartered in the Mexico City suburb of Santa Fe and which has prided itself on its... Read more

Austrian Airlines Vacation Center has created a number of vacation packages that feature the historic city of Krakow, Poland’s 1,000-year-old cultural capital.

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Singapore Airlines has launched an aircraft cabin retrofit program that will see new interior elements introduced in all three cabins of some of its Boeing 777s.

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Sir Richard Branson, President of Virgin Atlantic Airways, says the UK Government’s plans to increase taxes on air passengers are “out of control”.

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American Airlines has installed a new pet relief area on the departure level of its terminal at New York John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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American Airlines has introduced improvements to its automatic flight-notification service for its customers, via its new AA.com Notification Center.

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The past week has seen three events in the airline world that suggest it could be high time for Virgin Atlantic Airways finally to relinquish its independent status as a carrier not aligned with any of the three major global airline alliances ― and, should Virgin Atlantic decide to... Read more

The U.S. Department of Transportation has given final approval for Continental Airlines’ application to join an antitrust-immunized alliance that includes United Airlines and eight other Star Alliance member carriers.

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Virgin Atlantic Airways and V Australia have begun a frequent-flyer loyalty program cooperation, allowing travelers of either airline to earn miles when flying on the networks of the other.

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American Airlines and Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways soon will begin a wide-ranging codeshare agreement.

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Air Canada has taken delivery of a new Boeing 777-300ER sporting a specially designed livery, in recognition of the carrier’s role as Official Airline of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

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Delta Air Lines and the Virgin Blue Airlines Group plan to seek regulatory approval to form a joint venture for flights linking the USA with Australia and the South Pacific.

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American Airlines has entered into a frequent-flyer program agreement with Brazil’s GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes and the two carriers plan to begin a codeshare agreement later this year.

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