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Cathay Pacific Airways is launching daily nonstop passenger service between Hong Kong and Chicago on September 1, 2011. The airline is also adding a third New York-Hong Kong nonstop flight on March 27, the service becoming daily on May 2.

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Customers will be able to purchase joint Emirates-JetBlue Airways itineraries via the GDS, online travel agencies, and by calling Emirates’ reservations. Joint fares will be available at www.emirates.com.

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Reservations and ticket purchasing for Japan Airlines’s new codeshare on American’s flights between New York and Sao Paulo begin on October 28, subject to government approval.

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Transaero is operating three-times-weekly service on the New York-Moscow route, which it launches on October 29; and twice-weekly service on the Miami-Moscow route, which Transaero begins serving on October 27.

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Oneworld alliance members American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia have launched their new joint business on transatlantic routes and say the new business will give their customers increased access to cheaper fares, a bigger choice of flight times and easier connecting journeys.

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The carrier intends to launch daily, year-round service to Providenciales International Airport from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport from February 17 and seasonal, Saturday-only service beginning February 19 from Boston Logan International.

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Delta Air Lines, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and JFK International Air Terminal LLC have unveiled plans to enhance and expand Terminal 4 at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, in a $1.2 billion project. Delta’s current Terminal 3 will be demolished.

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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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American Eagle Airlines is launching daily nonstop service on November 18 between New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and three new destinations – Norfolk International Airport in Virginia, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport and Indianapolis International Airport.

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In its 2010 fall schedule Delta Air Lines is enhancing flight schedules in key U.S. domestic and transborder business markets, planning added service between 21 cities and Washington, D.C. or New York.

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JetBlue Airways and Israel’s national airline El Al plan to sign an interline agreement, providing new and convenient connecting options for El Al and JetBlue customers wishing to travel between the U.S. and Israel.

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American Airlines and JetBlue Airways have agreed to begin a frequent-flyer relationship later this year to add to the interline partnership they are launching on July 20.

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American Airlines has been awarded final approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation to operate daily, year-round, nonstop service between New York John F. Kennedy International Airport and Haneda International Airport near downtown Tokyo, connecting two of the world’s principal financial centers.

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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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Emirates is re-introducing the A380 superjumbo to its Dubai-New York JFK route on October 31. The decision to reinstate the aircraft on one of Emirates’ double-daily JFK services comes just after the carrier reported a 8.1 per cent year-on-year increase in revenue for the Americas in 2009-10.

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Delta Air Lines plans to add more flights between New York City and key global business markets this year, with nearly 30 cities slated for new or expanded service by fall.

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The U.S. Department of Transportation is proposing to award four routes to Tokyo’s downtown Haneda Airport to American Airlines at New York, Delta Air Lines at Los Angeles and Detroit, and Hawaiian Airlines at Honolulu when the airport’s fourth runway becomes operational later this year.

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From July 1, JetBlue Airways is doubling its daily schedule between New York John F. Kennedy International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport, increasing the schedule from two to four daily round-trips.

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AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines and American Eagle, has announced a series of actions to position the company better to meet the air transport industry’s near-term economic challenges, while continuing to build on its strategy for long-term success.

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