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US Denies Norwegian Air's Bid For Early Approval

September 2, 2014

US regulators have slowed discount carrier Norwegian Air's move to operate in the United States, drawing cheers from unions who said the airline pays low wages and does not meet US employment standards.
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US Denies Norwegian Air's Bid For Early Approval

Delta Flight Diverted Over Reclining Seat Dispute

September 2, 2014

An argument over leg room and reclining seats forced a Florida-bound flight from New York to divert late on Monday, the third such incident of a midair disruption caused by passengers in about a week.
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Delta Flight Diverted Over Reclining Seat Dispute

Banks Pressure Mallya Over Kingfisher Loans

September 2, 2014

Indian lenders are increasing pressure on Vijay Mallya for repayment of the debts of Kingfisher Airlines, which has not flown since 2012 and owes more than USD$1 billion to a consortium of mostly state-run banks.
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Banks Pressure Mallya Over Kingfisher Loans

Alitalia, Etihad Deal Likely Cleared By Year-end

September 2, 2014

Alitalia and Etihad are expected to seek European Union antitrust approval for their deal this month and win clearance by the end of the year after minor concessions, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
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Alitalia, Etihad Deal Likely Cleared By Year-end

UK Rejects 'Boris Island' Airport Plan

September 2, 2014

A plan to build a major new airport to the east of London was rejected by a government-appointed commission on Tuesday, dealing a blow to its high-profile backer, the city's mayor Boris Johnson.
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UK Rejects 'Boris Island' Airport Plan

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US Denies Norwegian Air's Bid For Early Approval

September 2, 2014

US regulators have slowed discount carrier Norwegian Air's move to operate in the United States, drawing cheers from unions who said the airline pays low wages and does not meet US employment standards.
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US Denies Norwegian Air's Bid For Early Approval

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New Mexico City Airport To Quadruple Capacity

September 2, 2014

Mexico is planning a new USD$9.15 billion airport which will eventually handle 120 million passengers a year, quadrupling the current hub's capacity, President Enrique Peña Nieto said.
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New Mexico City Airport To Quadruple Capacity

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