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Lufthansa reaches route sharing deal with Air China

Lufthansa has signed a route sharing deal with China's flagship carrier Air China to boost the German airline's access to the world's fastest growing aviation market.

Lufthansa has signed a route sharing deal with China's flagship carrier Air China to boost the German airline's access to the world's fastest growing aviation market.

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British Airways resumes flights from London to Tehran

British Airways is resuming direct flights from London to Tehran which were suspended four years ago because of western sanctions against Iran.

British Airways is resuming direct flights from London to Tehran which were suspended four years ago because of western sanctions against Iran.

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First US-Cuba scheduled passenger flight in five decades

For the first time in more than half a century, a scheduled, commercial passenger flight has travelled from the United States to Cuba.

For the first time in more than half a century, a scheduled, commercial passenger flight has travelled from the United States to Cuba.

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Delta cancels 530 flights as it recovers from major glitch

Air passengers booked to travel on Delta are experiencing a second day of delays as the airline recovers from what it says is a “major system-wide power outage”.

Air passengers booked to travel on Delta are experiencing a second day of delays as the airline recovers from what it says is a “major system-wide power outage”.

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Delta Airlines flights resume

Computer systems crashed earlier on Monday, leaving planes grounded and passengers stranded at airports around the globe.

Computer systems crashed earlier on Monday, leaving planes grounded and passengers stranded at airports around the globe.

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Delta Airlines flights grounded in the US

Delta Airlines planes are stuck on the tarmac in the US after what the company has described as a "major system-wide power outage". The company says the computer glitch is also delaying flights worldw

Delta Airlines planes are stuck on the tarmac in the US after what the company has described as a "major system-wide power outage". The company says the computer glitch is also delaying flights worldw

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Airbus and Boeing face order challenges

Even as Airbus caught up with Boeing for orders for the first half of this year, combined orders for the world's two dominant planemakers fell 17 percent from the same period last year.

Even as Airbus caught up with Boeing for orders for the first half of this year, combined orders for the world's two dominant planemakers fell 17 percent from the same period last year.

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Lufthansa downbeat on profits as terror attacks deter travellers

Lufthansa is gloomy about the key summer season after attacks in Europe deterred travellers from booking trips and said it will focus on reducing costs.

Lufthansa is gloomy about the key summer season after attacks in Europe deterred travellers from booking trips and said it will focus on reducing costs.

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Vueling faces Spanish government enquiry after stranding thousands in Barcelona

British Airway’s low-cost sister outfit Vueling may face stiff financial penalties after its executives were called in to meet with representatives of the Spanish government following thousands of pas

British Airway’s low-cost sister outfit Vueling may face stiff financial penalties after its executives were called in to meet with representatives of the Spanish government following thousands of pas

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Iran to buy Boeing airliners

Iran has agreed a deal to buy 100 planes from US planemaker Boeing, according to the head of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organisation.

Iran has agreed a deal to buy 100 planes from US planemaker Boeing, according to the head of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organisation.

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Iranair could buy Boeing planes but any deal faces hurdles

Iran's state airline is talking with US plane maker Boeing about buying a large number of aircraft, but there are still many obstacles to a deal, as with Iranair's order for Airbus jets.

Iran's state airline is talking with US plane maker Boeing about buying a large number of aircraft, but there are still many obstacles to a deal, as with Iranair's order for Airbus jets.

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Two jailed for life over Somali airline blast

A Somali military court on Monday jailed 10 people it said were behind a bomb blast that blew a hole in a Daallo Airlines plane bound for Djibouti in…

A Somali military court on Monday jailed 10 people it said were behind a bomb blast that blew a hole in a Daallo Airlines plane bound for Djibouti in…

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Ryanair plans cheaper fares to boost market share

Ryanair has said it will slash fares to boost its share of an increasingly competitive European short-haul market.

Ryanair has said it will slash fares to boost its share of an increasingly competitive European short-haul market.

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Security concerns hit tourism industry, Thomas Cook shares slump

The loss of EgyptAir flight MS804 is another blow for Egypt's tourism industry, a cornerstone of the country's economy, and it comes at a time of heightened security concerns for the travel industry.

The loss of EgyptAir flight MS804 is another blow for Egypt's tourism industry, a cornerstone of the country's economy, and it comes at a time of heightened security concerns for the travel industry.

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Lufthansa boss warns on Brexit

The head of German airline Lufthansa has warned against the "crisis" of Britain leaving the European Union.

The head of German airline Lufthansa has warned against the "crisis" of Britain leaving the European Union.

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EasyJet confident despite terrorist attacks related losses

EasyJet has said strong demand for Mediterranean beach holidays is making up for fewer people flying following recent terrorist attacks in Europe.

EasyJet has said strong demand for Mediterranean beach holidays is making up for fewer people flying following recent terrorist attacks in Europe.

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Strike causes major disruption at German airports

There is bad news for air passengers in Germany, with strike action causing major disruption at airports. Lufthansa was set to cancel almost 900

There is bad news for air passengers in Germany, with strike action causing major disruption at airports. Lufthansa was set to cancel almost 900

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EU ministers approve PNR legislation

EU governments have formally approved new legislation to share air passenger data. The decisions came at a meeting of EU interior and justice

EU governments have formally approved new legislation to share air passenger data. The decisions came at a meeting of EU interior and justice

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Drone hits plane landing at Heathrow

It had to happen, and now it has. After several near-misses and warnings from pilots and plane companies, a drone has hit a passenger jet trying to

It had to happen, and now it has. After several near-misses and warnings from pilots and plane companies, a drone has hit a passenger jet trying to

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MEPs back sharing airline data to 'fight terrorism'

The European Parliament has backed sharing airline passenger data across the EU as part of the fight against terrorism. The European Commission first

The European Parliament has backed sharing airline passenger data across the EU as part of the fight against terrorism. The European Commission first

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Traders mark Air France-KLM down after boss severs contract

Air France-KLM shares took a dive in Paris on Wednesday with the news company boss Alexandre de Juniac is decamping to Montreal to run the airline

Air France-KLM shares took a dive in Paris on Wednesday with the news company boss Alexandre de Juniac is decamping to Montreal to run the airline

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Flights resume at Brussels Airport

Flights at Brussels Airport gradually increase, two weeks after the terror attacks. Security is tight, with new check-in procedures.

Flights at Brussels Airport gradually increase, two weeks after the terror attacks. Security is tight, with new check-in procedures.

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Alaska Air to buy Virgin America in 2.3 billion euro deal

Alaska Air Group says it has agreed to buy Virgin America for almost 2.3 billion euros. It wants to expand its presence on the US West Coast

Alaska Air Group says it has agreed to buy Virgin America for almost 2.3 billion euros. It wants to expand its presence on the US West Coast

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Passengers and crew on hijacked jet arrive back in Egypt

Passengers and crew have arrived safely in Egypt after their plane was hijacked. Authorities say a man using a fake suicide belt forced the EgyptAir

Passengers and crew have arrived safely in Egypt after their plane was hijacked. Authorities say a man using a fake suicide belt forced the EgyptAir