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Airbus delivers first US-produced A320 to Spirit Airlines

Toulouse, France: The first delivery of an A320 aircraft from the Airbus US Manufacturing Facility has taken place in Mobile, Alabama, USA. The aircraft, delivered to Spirit Airlines, is the 37th overall delivery from the US facility since production began in July 2015. The previous 36…

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Boeing donates $1m to assist hurricane Harvey relief efforts

CHICAGO: The Boeing Company is committing $1 million from the Boeing Charitable Trust to assist with disaster relief across Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, the company announced on Tuesday. The contributions will be directed through the American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.…

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Harvey floodwaters shut down Houston Airport

TEXAS: Heavy floodwaters unleashed by Hurriance Harvey forced several airports in and around Houston to cease their operations and move to rescue opertion to minimize damages to the parked aircraft. The closure resulted in cancellation of thousands of inbound and outbound flights George Bush Intercontinental…

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flydubai posts Dhs2.5b revenues in H1

DUBAI: flydubai has announced its half-year (H1) results for the 2017 financial year and reported total revenue of Dhs2.5 billion ($689 million), an increase of 9.9 percent compared to the same period last year. Passenger numbers increased to 5.4 million, an increase of 10.5 percent…

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PIA to operate three weekly flights to Najaf, Iraq

KARACHI: PIA becomes the first Pakistani airline to commence three weekly flights from Karachi to Najaf, Iraq from September 14 this year. A spokesman of the national flag carrier said here that the soft launch of flight was held at PIA Head Office on the…

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Harvey floodwaters shut down Houston Airport

TEXAS: Heavy floodwaters unleashed by Hurriance Harvey forced several airports in and around Houston to cease their operations and move to rescue opertion to minimize damages to the parked aircraft. The closure resulted in cancellation of thousands of inbound and…

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M&S Simply Food opens at Bristol Airport  

LONDON: SSP Group, an operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, has opened a new M&S Simply Food outlet at Bristol Airport. The opening of a new Marks & Spencer underscores Bristol Airport’s reputation as one of…