Finnair says it will be the first airline to open a direct route from Europe to Chongqing, the largest and fastest-growing city in China. The airline will fly to Chongqing four times a week with an Airbus A340-300.

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Starting March 1, Scandinavian Airlines’ Copenhagen-Shanghai flights will operate five days each week.

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Scandinavian Airlines is expanding its route network in 2011 with two new long-haul routes, Newark-Oslo and Copenhagen-Shanghai. The airline is also adding more intra-Europe routes and service frequencies.

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Finnair is acquiring two 270-seat Airbus A340-300 widebodies on lease to meet its growing long-haul traffic needs.

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Scandinavian Airlines will deploy a sixth Airbus A340-300 to increase frequencies to and from Newark and Chicago in the carrier’s winter schedule, which begins on October 31.

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Emirates plans to launch five-times-weekly nonstop service in September to Dakar in Senegal, which the airline notes is known as the land of ‘Teranga’, or hospitality, because of its friendly and welcoming people.

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Swiss International Air Lines is launching six-times-weekly service between San Francisco and Zurich on June 2, 2010.

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