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Airport & Airline

Finnair to serve both Beijing airports as Chinese market grows

FIN Airbus A330
Finnair to boost Beijing capacity with flights to new Daxing airport
Finnair passengers will have even better connections to Beijing this winter with the launch of flights to the city’s new Daxing International Airport.  
Sprawling multi-billion-dollar Daxing airport, which was designed by the late British architect Zaha Hadid, has been built in just five years.


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Etihad Airways prepares to launch seasonal flights to Alexandria, Egypt

Etihad Airways is preparing to launch seasonal summer flights from Abu Dhabi to the beautiful and historic Egyptian city of Alexandria, one of oldest continuously-inhabited locations in the world and home to the Great Library of Alexandria and one of the ancient world wonders, the Pharos Lighthouse.

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Air Canada enhances its Award-Winning in-flight entertainment by partnering with Crave and Stingray

Air Canada entertainment system
Airline also boosts TV and movie content by 50 per cent on select aircraft types
Air Canada has announced that it is expanding its popular in-flight entertainment selection through unique partnerships with Bell Media's premium entertainment service, Crave, and Canadian-based multi-platform audio service, Stingray.


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Aer Lingus flies off again with 4-star rating from Skytrax

Aer Lingus staff with four stars
4-star rating awarded following investment boost to improve the guest experience
Aer Lingus has once again been named as the only Irish airline to win a highly prized 4-star rating by independent airline auditors Skytrax.  
The top accolade comes as the Irish carrier continues its ambitious ongoing investment plans, taking delivery of new state-of-the-art aircraft, launching new transatlantic routes and transforming its services for guests on the ground and in the air.


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Virgin Atlantic secures cleanest, youngest fleet yet with the introduction of the Airbus A330neo

Virgin Atlantic A330-900neo
Virgin Atlantic becomes the first UK airline to order the A330-900neo, strengthening partnership with Airbus and Rolls Royce
Virgin Atlantic has become the first UK airline to announce a firm order for 14 Airbus A330-900neos, with an additional six as options, reaffirming its commitment to flying the cleanest, greenest fleet in the sky.
The new planes are designed to be 13 per cent more fuel and carbon efficient than the A330-300 they replace and will deliver a 50 per cent reduction in airport noise contour.


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