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Airport & Airline

Makeover for Somoa’s main gateway

Samoa’s Faleolo International Airport is undergoing a makeover. Located 25 miles west of capital city Apia, the airport was originally built by the US navy after the war broke out in the South Pacific in 1942. 
With an emphasis on crowd processing efficiency, technological upgrades, cleanliness and increased capacity, Faleolo's refurbishment is in line with the country’s mission to meet the growing demands of increasing passenger traffic and to improve infrastructure.


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Regional routes are flying high, reveals Cheapflights

Regional Airport demand boosted by falling fares as Brits look local for their next holiday bargain
Research from global flight search and travel deals website, Cheapflights.co.uk, has revealed that the UK’s regional airports are giving London a run for its money when it comes to price, popularity and pick of destinations. Cheapflights’ analysis of 20 million searches and more than 200 different routes reveals that it doesn’t always pay to fly from the Capital. 



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InterRent announces opening at Dubai Airport

InterRent, the low-cost brand of Europcar Group, the European leader in vehicle rental services and a major mobility player, has today announced the opening of its new destination: Dubai - extending its presence in the Middle East, after opening in Oman, Abu Dhabi and Qatar.

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Oman Air welcomes new Boeing B787-9 to fleet

Oman Air continues its ambitious expansion plans in 2017 boosting its fleet with new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner which joined recently.
This is in addition to the new 737-800s and 787-9 which were added to the fleet in 2017.
Configured with 30 award-winning flat-bed Business Class suites, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft is designed by BE Aerospace and 258 Economy Class seats.


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PrivateFly is one of Europe’s fastetst-growing companies in the FT’s new league table

The private charter booking platform appears in FT1000 annual league table, analysing Europe’s fastest-growing businesses
PrivateFly is one of Europe’s fastest-growing businesses, according to a new league table compiled by the Financial Times and Statista.  
The private charter booking platform was positioned 265th in the FT1000, based on its revenue growth of 467% between 2012 and 2015. The new league table, published in full in the Financial Times today (April 24th), will be produced annually and ranks independent companies in 24 European countries, across all industries.


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