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Airport & Airline

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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Smartphone & Co. to be permitted from gate to gate on Lufthansa flights

Use of electronic devices approved for more Lufthansa flights from 1 March The number of routes on which Lufthansa passengers can use their smartphones, tablets, notebooks and other electronic devices uninterrupted for their entire time on board is set to increase significantly.

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Oman Air invests in maintenance and engineering

Oman Air has selected Swiss-AS’ ‘AMOS’ MRO software solution to replace its legacy system. Following a thorough selection process, which included two tenders and a number of presentations, Oman Air found AMOS to be the optimum solution in replacing its legacy system.

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Aer Lingus launches inaugural Boeing B757 service from Shannon to Boston

Aer Lingus launches inaugural Boeing B757 service from Shannon to Boston. Flight number EI 135 departed Shannon for Boston, marking the commencement of the airline’s major transatlantic expansion in 2014.
This expansion plan includes new routes from Dublin to San Francisco and Toronto, as well as frequency increases on services from Shannon to Boston and New York.


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