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Airport & Airline

THAI comments on Thailand's 'State of Emergency'

The Thai Government has imposed a 60-day State of Emergency in Bangkok and neighboring provinces as of today, Wednesday 22nd January 2014, in response to protests and to cope with unrest.

Mr. Wit Kitchathorn, Thai Airways International (THAI) General Manager for UK & Ireland comments: “Thai Airways wishes to reassure all passengers / tourist’s travelling to Bangkok that Thailand’s capital remains a safe place to travel. Our advice would be to avoid any areas where protests are taking place.


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Oman Air supports Maktabati reading project

Oman Air has announced its support for a vital mobile literacy project, which supports and encourages Omani children of all ages to improve their reading skills.
The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has donated a large number of Arabic and English-language books, including many that have been provided by major Arab publishing houses, to the Maktabati project, which has been established by the Dar Al Atta Charity Association.


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S7 begins operating to Helsinki Airport: Air connections from Moscow to Europe to improve

Russian airline S7 will begin flying from Moscow Domodedovo airport to Helsinki Airport. The company will commence flights on 26 April with the Airbus A319. 

"S7 is a member of Oneworld airline alliance, which offers Russian passengers an extensive route network all over the world via Helsinki. The arrival of a new airline in the Finnish market will reinforce the status of Helsinki Airport as an international transit airport. We welcome the new company," says Ville Haapasaari, Helsinki-Vantaa Airport Director from Finavia.

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Southampton Airport and Eastern Airways launch new Leeds Service

Today, Southampton Airport welcomed passengers for the brand new Eastern Airways flights to and from Leeds Bradford Airport. Customers departing on the first afternoon flight to Leeds enjoyed a complimentary, traditional cream tea in the airport’s departure lounge, to mark the occasion.

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