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Airport & Airline

High fliers commended at Oman Air event

Oman Air has recognised the invaluable contribution to the airline’s success that high-performing staff from its Flight Operations and Cabin Crew departments have made over the course of 2013.
At a ceremony held in Muscat, pilots, cabin crew and administrative staff were joined by senior managers, who praised the outstanding efforts of all present. They were also presented with certificates and gifts in appreciation of the hard work undertaken by the department’s highest flyers.


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Emirates completes 21 aircraft “make-overs” in 2013

 A unique look into Emirates’ aircraft paint hangar, the world’s largest owned by an airline

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, operates the world’s largest fleets of A380s and Boeing 777s, and to serve these aircraft, it runs the world’s largest state-of-the-art aircraft paint hangar owned by an airline.
 Located at Dubai International Airport, Emirates’ paint hanger is more than twice the size of a football field, and has been designed to deliver quality that exceeds even the standards of aircraft manufacturers. 


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United Airlines unveils new amenities for top customers at Newark Liberty International Airport

United Airlines has opened a new Global Services reception lobby for its top frequent flyers at the airline’s New York hub at Newark Liberty International Airport. The new lobby offers personalized check-in and travel services to members of United’s invitation-only Global Services program, and to customers traveling on long-haul international flights in United Global First.

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Aeromexico increases its seating capacity from Madrid by 25% and adds the Boeing 787 to its fleet

Aeromexico, Mexico's biggest airline, against the backdrop of the International Tourism Fair (FITUR – Feria Internacional de Turismo), has announced the addition of three weekly night flights on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
With the arrival of this new aircraft, the airline will meet the demand of the Spanish market, offering 243 seats - 32 in First Class with 180-degree reclining – with more space between seats, new individual entertainment systems and an improvement in cabin pressurization, among other features.


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Finnair boosts flights to Lapland

Finnair and the biggest tour operators in Lapland have agreed a three-year cooperation arrangement for flights to Lapland as well as cooperation in marketing. Finnair will significantly add to its Lapland flight schedule in November 2014 with the start of the winter traffic timetable season. Flights will be added especially from Helsinki to Kittilä, Ivalo and Kuusamo.
Timetables have been drawn up to provide passengers with good connections between Lapland and European and Asian destinations via Helsinki.


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