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Airport & Airline

Finnair to open direct winter service to Miami

Next winter Finnair will begin operating nonstop scheduled services between Helsinki and Miami, Florida. The new seasonal flight, operated with Airbus A340 aircraft in a two-class Business and Economy cabin configuration, will commence from December 16, 2014 until March 21, 2015.

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Air Partner brokers flying programme for Exclusive Escapes launching BA route into Dalaman

Leading air charter broker, Air Partner, has arranged a weekly flying programme for upmarket Turkey specialist, Exclusive Escapes, introducing a British Airways route from London Heathrow to Dalaman.  The high quality, service orientated flight will operate from 24 May – 1 November 2014 and will only be available to Exclusive Escapes’ guests.

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SITA technology innovates for Melbourne Airport passengers

Airport automated bag drop
SITA is delivering technology advances to Melbourne Airport’s passengers as the airport switches all of its passenger services to SITA’s common-use platform. The airport’s switch follows the recent successful implementation of SITA’s common-use passenger self-service kiosks and automated bag drop. SITA’s AirportConnect Open common-use platform will now power all 275 workstations, including check-in counters and boarding gates, throughout the airport’s international terminal.

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Paint your way to Rio with Lufthansa

Lufthansa invites European football fans to design a cheerleading aircraft on Facebook and win a flight to Brazil

Football fans and art? Admirers of the beautiful game from all over Europe now have the chance to prove their artistic worth. With the help of Facebook and a brand new Lufthansa app, users can now design their own aircraft and show their support for their favorite team in Brazil.

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THAI launches OnAir connectivity on long-haul fleets

OnAir only provider with authorization from Thai authorities

Thai Airways International (THAI) is launching THAI Sky Connect, which adds inflight connectivity to passenger inflight experience on the airline’s Airbus A330-300 and Airbus A380-800 aircraft. The connectivity is provided by OnAir. 

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