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Chinese Visitors Help Lift Mauritius Tourism

September 19, 2014

Mauritius tourism revenue rose 5.7 percent year on year from January to July mainly due to a jump in visitors from China.
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Chinese Visitors Help Lift Mauritius Tourism

Russia Critical Of MH17 Inquiry

September 19, 2014

Russia says the international investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine, "doesn't contain convincing information" and that it can be transparent only with more UN involvement.
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Russia Critical Of MH17 Inquiry

American Reaches Tentative Deal With F/As

September 19, 2014

American Airlines has struck a tentative contract agreement with the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, an important step in reaching a deal with 24,500 US-based stewards at the airline.
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American Reaches Tentative Deal With F/As

Strong Interest In Spanish Airports Operator

September 19, 2014

The planned November sale of Spanish airports operator Enaire has attracted up to seven potential investors interested in becoming core shareholders in the company formerly known as Aena.
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Strong Interest In Spanish Airports Operator

Shooting Suspects Arrested At Phoenix Airport

September 19, 2014

Police in Phoenix have arrested three shooting suspects following an hours-long manhunt at the city's Sky Harbor Airport on Thursday, following a shooting at a nearby gas station, authorities said.
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Gol In Negotiations To Buy Embraers - Report

September 19, 2014

Gol, Brazil's second-largest airline, is in final talks to buy an undisclosed number of aircraft from Embraer, a local newspaper reported.
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Gol In Negotiations To Buy Embraers - Report

JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing In California

September 18, 2014

A JetBlue flight made an emergency landing at Long Beach Airport on Thursday because of a problem with one of its engines, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said.
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JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing In California

Air Lease Urges Caution On Raising Jet Output

September 18, 2014

The president of leasing company Air Lease has urged Boeing and Airbus to be cautious about further increases in the production rates of airliners, saying their plans to do so put suppliers at risk of breakdown.
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Air Lease Urges Caution On Raising Jet Output

JetBlue Names Former British Airways Exec CEO

September 18, 2014

JetBlue Airways has named Robin Hayes, its current president and a former British Airways executive, to succeed Dave Barger as chief executive.
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JetBlue Names Former British Airways Exec CEO

Etihad To Raise USD$2 Bln For Aircraft, Stake Buys

September 18, 2014

Etihad Airways is on track to raise about USD$2 billion in loans this year to fund its equity investments around the world and aircraft purchases, its chief financial officer said.
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Etihad To Raise USD$2 Bln For Aircraft, Stake Buys

COMAC Signs Deal For 20 ARJ21s With Chinese Lessor

September 18, 2014

COMAC, China's biggest domestic aircraft manufacturer, will sell 20 ARJ21 regional jets to Comsys Aviation Leasing, a small Chinese aviation leasing company.
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COMAC Signs Deal For 20 ARJ21s With Chinese Lessor

Budget Airline Baggage Charges Cleared By EU Court

September 18, 2014

Budget airlines have been cleared by Europe's Court of Justice to continue with the business model that has helped them flourish by topping up revenue from low fares with additional baggage and seating charges.
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Budget Airline Baggage Charges Cleared By EU Court

easyJet To Pay Higher Dividends, Buys More A320s

September 18, 2014

EasyJet is to pay more of its profits to shareholders via dividends in a sign of the budget airline's confidence in future growth.
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easyJet To Pay Higher Dividends, Buys More A320s

Air Canada Adds New Baggage Fee

September 18, 2014

Air Canada will start charging some economy passengers for their first checked bag on flights within Canada and to the Caribbean and Mexico, days after rival WestJet introduced a similar fee.
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Air Canada Adds New Baggage Fee

Air France Pilots Threaten To Extend Strike

September 18, 2014

An Air France pilots union has warned that it could vote to extend its strike "indefinitely" if its demands are not met, as the airline was forced to cancel 60 percent of its flights for the fourth day.
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Air France Pilots Threaten To Extend Strike