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Airport & Airline

bmi regional to launch double daily Derry-London route

Schedule to improve connectivity for Derry businesses

bmi regional has announced it will be launching a new service between City of Derry Airport and London Stansted Airport from 2 May 2017.  
The route, which is a public service obligation, or PSO, has previously only been operated on a daily basis. The new bmi regional service will be twice daily every day except Saturdays (when there will be one flight each way) and timed to compliment business schedules, making it easy for business travellers to do the round-trip in a day.


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TAP launches flights to Abidjan

TAP’s African network is strengthened with the launch of the new route

TAP Portugal, the leading airline from the UK to Portugal, announces the launch of a new destination in Africa. As of 17 July 2017, TAP will fly via its hub in Lisbon to Abidjan, in Ivory Coast, taking the airline’s network to a total of 15 destinations in 10 African countries. There will be five weekly flights available.

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Success of Munich hub results in further growth for bmi regional

Additional daily flights and new route to launch

bmi regional has announced it will be increasing frequencies and adding a new route from its Munich hub, following the success of the airline’s growth out of the Bavarian capital in 2016.  
Starting on 27 March 2017, bmi regional will operate daily flights from Munich to Lublin, its first destination in Poland. The airline will also be increasing the frequency of its popular flights between Munich and Rostock in northern Germany, Norrköping in Sweden and Brno in the Czech Republic.


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SWISS to launch new Cork service in summer 2017

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) will be launching a new seasonal service between Cork and Zurich in summer 2017. SWISS will operate a weekly service from Cork, June 2017 onwards and a twice-weekly service during the peak holiday months of July and August.

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South African Airways retains highest level of IATA green status

South African Airways (SAA) has become one of a very few global airlines to maintain Stage 2 status of the IATA Environmental Assessment Program (IEnvA).
IEnvA is a comprehensive airline environmental management process that measures a range of operational aspects. According to Tim Clyde-Smith, SAA’s Country Manager, Australasia, the IATA program introduced sustainability standards for airlines to cover all areas of operation to help them achieve world’s best practice.


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