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JetBlue Launches New York-Havana Charter

July 3, 2015

JetBlue Airways has started direct charter flights between New York and Havana, the first major US carrier to fly the route following President Barack Obama's decision to ease restrictions.
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JetBlue Launches New York-Havana Charter

Ryanair To Move Copenhagen-Based Aircraft

July 3, 2015

Ryanair will move its only Copenhagen-based aircraft out of the country following a court ruling that airport staff in the Danish capital had the right to refuse to service its flights.
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Ryanair To Move Copenhagen-Based Aircraft

Dispute Disrupts Flights At Toronto Airport

July 3, 2015

A disruption by workers that refuel planes at Toronto's Pearson airport caused flight delays and cancellations on Friday, as the city prepares for the start of the Pan American Games on July 10.
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Dispute Disrupts Flights At Toronto Airport

Malaysia Tells UN Of Push For MH17 Tribunal

July 2, 2015

Malaysia has told the United Nations Security Council of plans to push for a UN-backed tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine, though Russia described the move as premature, diplomats said.
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Malaysia Tells UN Of Push For MH17 Tribunal

Demand For Air Travel Accelerates In May - IATA

July 2, 2015

Global demand for air travel continued to rise in May, although there are storm clouds on the horizon, IATA said.
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Demand For Air Travel Accelerates In May - IATA

Ryanair To Take Legal Action As Hertz Ends Partnership

July 2, 2015

Ryanair is to launch legal proceedings against US car rental firm Hertz after the two companies ended a long-running partnership in a dispute over how Ryanair sells its tickets.
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Ryanair To Take Legal Action As Hertz Ends Partnership

Jetstar Cancels Bali Flights Due To Volcanic Ash

July 2, 2015

Australian based Jetstar has cancelled several flights to Bali's Denpasar airport because volcanic ash from the Mount Raung eruption is drifting toward the airport.
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Jetstar Cancels Bali Flights Due To Volcanic Ash

US Investigating Possible Airfare Collusion

July 1, 2015

The US Department of Justice is investigating whether US airlines worked together illegally to keep airfares high by limiting flights.
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US Investigating Possible Airfare Collusion

Lufthansa Eyes Sale Of Luxair Stake

July 1, 2015

Lufthansa is considering selling its 13 percent stake in Luxair and has contacted other shareholders, including the Luxembourg government, to discuss the matter.
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Lufthansa Eyes Sale Of Luxair Stake

Transasia Crew Shut Off Working Engine Before Crash

July 1, 2015

The crew of a TransAsia Airways ATR that crashed in Taiwan in February, killing 43 people on board, had shut off the working engine after the other lost power, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said.
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Transasia Crew Shut Off Working Engine Before Crash

Nigerian President Advised To Merge Airlines

July 1, 2015

Nigeria should merge its debt-laden airlines and create a national carrier in partnership with a global airline to boost revenue and create jobs, according to a ruling party strategy report.
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Nigerian President Advised To Merge Airlines

Ryanair Could Face Danish Strike Action

July 1, 2015

Ryanair could face strike action in Denmark after a court ruled that Copenhagen airport staff had the right to refuse to service its flights in a dispute over workers' rights.
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Ryanair Could Face Danish Strike Action

Slovenia Seeks Buyer For Adria Airways

July 1, 2015

Slovenia is seeking expressions of interest in the purchase of 91.58 percent of state-owned national carrier Adria Airways, state investment company SDH said.
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Slovenia Seeks Buyer For Adria Airways

Virgin Atlantic To Cut 500 Jobs - Report

June 30, 2015

Virgin Atlantic Airways is cutting about 500 jobs as it seeks to reduce costs and improve its financial resilience, according to a WSJ report.
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Virgin Atlantic To Cut 500 Jobs - Report

Germanwings Offers Emotional Damage Payments

June 30, 2015

Germanwings is offering EUR€25,000 (USD$27,960) compensation payments to close relatives of those killed in the March 24 crash for their pain and suffering.
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Germanwings Offers Emotional Damage Payments
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