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AccorHotels Steps Up Africa Expansion

July 3, 2015

AccorHotels has sealed a deal with Angolan insurance and investment company AAA Activos to open 50 hotels in the country by 2017 as part of its expansion in Africa.
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AccorHotels Steps Up Africa Expansion

TUI Sells Stake In Hotel Chain Grecotel

July 3, 2015

TUI Group has sold its 50 percent stake in Greek hotel chain Grecotel to its partner, saying the move was part of a strategy to focus more on its own brand.
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TUI Sells Stake In Hotel Chain Grecotel

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

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

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

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

Airbus Signs China Cabin Completion Deal

July 2, 2015

Airbus has signed an agreement to set up its second plant on Chinese soil in a deal that the company hopes will lead to new orders.
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Airbus Signs China Cabin Completion Deal

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

Amadeus To Buy Navitaire For USD$830 Million

July 1, 2015

Spanish travel technology company Amadeus said it will buy Navitaire for USD$830 million, to focus mainly on digital services for airline passengers.
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Amadeus To Buy Navitaire For USD$830 Million

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

Aero-Engine Makers Circle Airbus China Order

July 1, 2015

After China placed an order for 45 A330 wide-body passenger jets on Tuesday, it is the turn of engine makers to seek a boost from China's spending power as the order generates lucrative follow-on opportunities.
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Aero-Engine Makers Circle Airbus China Order

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

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

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