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Airport & Airline

Finnair unveils new sustainable Business Class amenity kits by Marimekko and L:A Bruket

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Amenity kits and eye shades in eight Marimekko designs new to Finnair
Finnair has unveiled a range of eco-friendly amenity kits for Business Class passengers, continuing the airline’s longstanding partnership with Finnish design house Marimekko.  
The new kits include products from L:A Bruket – the natural and organic skincare brand from Sweden. As a leader in sustainable aviation, environmental concerns were also key to the Finnair design.


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Air Malta returns to profitability after almost two decades

Registers an operating profit of €1.2 million compared to a loss of €10.8 million last year
Air Malta has presented its Annual Report and Consolidated Financial Statements for year ended March 2018 during which it reported an operatingprofit of €1.2 million(2017: Loss €10.8 million). When non-recurring items are taken into account (including the payment of the early retirement schemes and the gain on the disposal of landing rights), the airline registered aprofit of €15.7 million(2017: Loss €13.1million).


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EL AL announces nonstop flights between Chicago and Israel beginning March 2020

Next year EL AL will launch a new nonstop route between Chicago and Israel. The new route will have 3 weekly nonstop flights to/from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.
New service to Tel Aviv by EL AL Israel Airlines is proof that our investments in O’Hare are paying off, as more people throughout the world want to travel to Chicago than ever before,” said Mayor Rahm Emanuel. “From the Midwest to the Middle East, O’Hare is making what’s already the best-connected city in the nation more accessible for travelers throughout the world.”


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Virgin Atlantic set to soar in South America for the first time

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787
Virgin Atlantic is delighted to announce it will be launching flights between London Heathrow and São Paulo, Brazil in 2020.
Flying daily between London Heathrow and São Paulo Guarulhos International Airport, the 11 hr 55 min flight is Virgin Atlantic’s first foray into the South American continent.


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Guinea's capital to be TAP’s 17th destination in Africa, flights to Conakry starting July 2019

Three new flights will operate every week
TAP Air Portugal, the Portuguese national carrier, is launching flights between Lisbon and Conakry from 3 July 2019 onwards, offering three weekly flights between the two capitals.


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