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Possible Strike by Norwegian Pilots from Saturday February 28th

Airport operator Avinor has warned travellers that if negotiations between the carrier Norwegian and the Norwegian Pilot Union fail to result in an agreement by … More ››

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Profit Jump for IAG

The International Airlines Group (IAG), owner of British Airways, Iberia and Vueling, has reported a big rise in its annual profit. IAG declared pre-tax profits … More ››

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Press Day for TaxiBot

Regular readers of Airports International have been able to follow the development of the Innovative TaxiBot tow tractor since the vehicle’s public launch. What makes … More ››

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‘Dramatic Rise’ in ‘Self-Employment’ and Zero-hours Contracts for European Aircrew

A new study carried out by the University of Ghent (Belgium) and funded by the European Commission has described the number of pilots now working … More ››

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Embraer Delivers First E-Jet to American Airlines

At a ceremony held at the Company’s headquarters in São José dos Campos, on February 11 Embraer delivered to American Airlines the first of 60 … More ››

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Nepal Airlines Receives First A320

Nepal’s national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has taken delivery of the first Airbus A320 aircraft sporting a new striking company livery and equipped … More ››

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DXB Takes Over Top Spot for International Passenger Traffic

Dubai Airports has released its year-end traffic report which confirms that Dubai International (IATA: DXB) has secured its position as the number one airport for … More ››

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Qatar Airways Acquires IAG Stake

Qatar Airways has announced that it has acquired a 9.99% stake in International Airlines Group (IAG), which owns British Airways and Iberia. A statement from … More ››

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ANA Commits to the Boeing 787-10

On January 30 Boeing and All Nippon Airways (ANA) announced the airline’s intent to purchase three 787-10 Dreamliners to add additional flexibility to the airline’s … More ››

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SkyTeam Opens Sydney Airport Lounge

The SkyTeam airline alliance has formally opened its new Exclusive Lounge at Sydney Airport. The alliance says its presence in the Australian market has been … More ››

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