Delta Air Lines is adding a sixth nonstop flight each week between Atlanta and Brasilia, Brazil’s capital city, on May 31.

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Initial Jet2.com destinations from Glasgow include Paphos in Cyprus; Alicante on the Spanish mainland; Palma de Mallorca; Tenerife Sud on Tenerife in the Canary Islands; Dalman in Turkey; Faro in the Algarve; and Nice in Provence in the South of France.

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The U.S. Department of Transportation has granted National Airlines international passenger-charter authority, allowing the cargo airline to expand its operation into passenger service.

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Delta Air Lines has expanded its Asia-Pacific network with the addition of new nonstop flights between Japan and two Pacific-island vacation destinations – Honolulu on the Hawaiian island Oahu, and Koror in the island nation of Palau.

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Canada’s WestJet is going to operate a leased Boeing 757-200 to provide non-stop service between Calgary and Honolulu and Maui, and between Edmonton and Maui, subject to Canadian government approval.

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By summer 2013, Delta Air Lines will add more than 1,200 First Class seats to its domestic MD-88, MD-90, Boeing 757-200 and Boeing 767-300 fleets as it retrofits and upgrades the interiors of the aircraft.

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OpenSkies’s five-times-weekly flights will now detach from the gate at Washington Dulles at the later departure time at 7:30 p.m. local time. This change takes effect from October 31.

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Continental Airlines is inaugurating a fifth daily flight from its New York hub at Newark Liberty International Airport to London Heathrow Airport on October 30.

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Icelandair is launching four-times-weekly seasonal service from Washington Dulles International Airport to Reykjavik’s Keflavik International Airport on May 17, 2011, with the service continuing through September 13, 2011.

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The airline is planning to begin the new three-times-weekly schedule on December 16. The service will add to American Airlines’ existing services to Barbados from New York JFK and Miami International Airport.

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According to the carrier, when its New York-Reykjavik service begins Delta Air Lines will be the only U.S. carrier to serve Iceland nonstop from the United States.

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The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded American Airlines rights to fly 11 new flights per week between the United States and Brazil, starting November 18. American will offer daily nonstop service between New York JFK and Rio de Janeiro and four-times-weekly service between Miami and Brasilia.

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Leisure travel specialist Allegiant Travel Company has signed a forward purchase agreement to acquire six Boeing 757-200s now in service with an unnamed European airline, for operation by subsidiary Allegiant Air on new routes to Hawaii.

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American Airlines is adding three new international routes this spring from New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), the routes serving San Jose, Costa Rica; Madrid, Spain; and Manchester, England.

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Continental Airlines is increasing its schedule of flights between the airline’s New York-area hub at Newark Liberty International Airport and London Heathrow Airport twice during 2010.

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Delta Air Lines says it will invest $1 billion, or about $300 million per year, through mid-2013 to improve customer experience in the air and on the ground ― and also to improve the fuel efficiency of more than 170 aircraft in its fleet.

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