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Airport & Airline

1,500 private jets predicted to descend on Davos this week

Andy Christie, Private Jets Director at ACS
This week the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) will bring business leaders from around the world to the Swiss town of Davos, and Air Charter Service predicts there will be close to 1,500 private jet flights over the week.


Andy Christie, Private Jets Director at ACS, said: “The global interest in the event led us to analyse the private jet activity over the past five years of WEF. Davos doesn’t have its own airfield and, whilst we have several clients who fly into the town by helicopter, the four main airfields that private jet users attending the forum use are Zürich, Dübendorf, St. Gallen-Altenrhein and St. Moritz.


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Eurowings to fly Munich-Berlin/Tegel from May

Flights to the German capital four times a day on weekdays and three times a day on weekends as of 1 May
Now it’s easier than ever to fly from the Isar to the Spree and back. As of 1 May 2019, travellers will be able to do just that with the new Eurowings direct flights between Munich and Berlin/Tegel.


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ACC Aviation Group launches US subsidiary

Leading aviation service provider, ACC Aviation Group, has announced the opening of its US subsidiary, ACC Aviation Inc., following a record year across all divisions in 2018.
Continuing the momentum from the organisation’s recent expansion into Asia, the business in North America will be based out of a new office in New York, with the team being headed up by Jamie Harris, who re-joins ACC following successful tenures at both Air Charter Service and Chapman Freeborn.


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Virgin Atlantic, Stobart Group and Cyrus confirm offer for Flybe

Flybe tail section
delivering enhanced connectivity to UK regions and Ireland under the Virgin Atlantic brand
The Boards of Flybe and Connect Airways, a company bringing together Virgin Atlantic Limited, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital, are pleased to announce that they have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash offer for Flybe. Following which Connect Airways will acquire the entire issued, and to be issued, share capital of Flybe. Stobart Group will contribute Stobart Air and Propius, Stobart’s aircraft leasing business into Connect Airways.


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DXB welcomes Billionth passenger

Following the official announcement earlier today from HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President & Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai Airports and representatives from across the aviation sector and the emirate of Dubai gave the airport’s billionth warm welcome to nine-year-old Arjun and his family who arrived this morning from Orlando, Florida on Emirates flight EK220

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