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Qantas, Virgin Australia To Absorb Fuel Surcharges

January 26, 2015

Qantas Airways said it is restructuring its international tariffs to absorb fuel surcharges into base fares, adding that lower oil prices put airlines in a better position to invest in new aircraft, lounges and routes.
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Qantas, Virgin Australia To Absorb Fuel Surcharges

Emirates Debates Fuel Surcharge Cut - Report

January 25, 2015

Emirates is studying whether to cut the fuel surcharge it passes on to customers to reflect recent drops in oil prices, its president said in The National, an Abu Dhabi-based newspaper.
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Emirates Debates Fuel Surcharge Cut - Report

Libya Resumes Commercial Flights To Europe

January 25, 2015

Commercial flights from Libya to mainland Europe have resumed after more than six months.
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Libya Resumes Commercial Flights To Europe

Expedia Acquires Travelocity For USD$280 Million

January 23, 2015

Expedia has acquired online travel agency Travelocity from technology company Sabre for USD$280 million in cash, the companies said in a statement, as consolidation in the online booking industry continues.
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Expedia Acquires Travelocity For USD$280 Million

Turkish December Foreign Visitor Arrivals Up 9.5 Pct

January 22, 2015

The number of foreign visitors to Turkey rose 9.5 percent year-on-year in December to 1.58 million, Tourism Ministry data showed.
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Turkish December Foreign Visitor Arrivals Up 9.5 Pct

Accor Estimates 2014 Profit Above Target

January 21, 2015

European hotelier Accor said it estimated its operating profit last year was above target after robust demand in Europe and emerging markets gave a boost to revenue growth in the fourth quarter.
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Accor Estimates 2014 Profit Above Target

Ryanair Eyes Feeder Role For Long-Haul Airlines

January 21, 2015

Legacy airlines such as British Airways, Air France-KLM and Lufthansa could soon start using low-cost carriers like Ryanair and easyJet to feed people onto their long-haul routes, say Ryanair executives.
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Ryanair Eyes Feeder Role For Long-Haul Airlines

Indonesia AirAsia X Delays Inaugural Australian Flight

January 21, 2015

Long-haul budget carrier Indonesia AirAsia X has delayed indefinitely the launch of its inaugural flight between Bali and Melbourne after failing to get the approval of Australian regulators.
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Indonesia AirAsia X Delays Inaugural Australian Flight

Thailand Expects Tourism Boost In 2015

January 21, 2015

Thailand expects around 27.8 million tourists this year, up 12.2 percent on 2014 when the capital was gripped by anti-government protests and the murder of two British tourists on a holiday island made headlines worldwide.
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Thailand Expects Tourism Boost In 2015

Orbitz Exploring Sale - Report

January 20, 2015

Online travel agency Orbitz Worldwide is exploring a sale and has drawn interest from private equity firms and other internet companies, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.
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Orbitz Exploring Sale - Report