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SpiceJet in MOU for 100 seaplanes

October 12, 2017 John McDermott 0

The Indian no-frills airline Spicejet announced last week that it is exploring options to buy at lease 100 seaplanes from Japan’s Setouchi Holdings in order to increase its reach in areas that don’t have airstrips. […]

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Air Seychelles cancels flights to Madagascar

October 10, 2017 John McDermott 0

Air Seychelles, the national carrier of Seychelles, has temporarily suspended service to the island of Madagascar. The airline said the suspension follows the request of the Seychelles Public Health Authority amid concerns over an outbreak […]

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Air France restarts Paris-Seattle service

October 7, 2017 John McDermott 0

On March 25, 2018, Air France will begin non-stop service between Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA). This service is in addition to the flights operated by Delta Airlines as part of […]

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Emirates named 777X launch customer

October 6, 2017 John McDermott 0

A senior Boeing executive has confirmed that Emirates will be the first to receive the new Boeing 777X Widebody when it rolls out in 2020. Emirates will receive its first 777X ahead of previous launch […]

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WestJet announces new service to Mexico City

October 4, 2017 John McDermott 0

Canadian low-cost carrier WestJet announced yesterday the introduction of new nonstop service between Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and Mexico City International Airport (MEX). WestJet will also fly between Calgary (YYC) and MEX. The routes will […]