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Air France-KLM acquires 31% stake in Virgin Atlantic

Jul 28, 2017 No Comments by

The Air France-KLM Group announced on Thursday 27 July 2017 they would acquire a 31 percent stake in Virgin Atlantic. The deal is worth around GBP 220 million. The Franco-Dutch group plans on investing around “over $1 billion of equity transactions with other airlines in what it described as a move to become the European […]

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Delta Air Lines cancels the 787 order

Dec 28, 2016 No Comments by

Delta Air Lines has cancelled its order for 18 Boeing 787-8 DreamLiners. The “legacy” order was inherited when it merged with Northwest Airlines which originally ordered the aircraft. The carrier has committed to 25 Airbus A350-900 which will be delivered from mid-2017. These will replace the Boeing 747-400s (inherited from Northwest). “This business decision is […]

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Virgin Australia cuts Melbourne-LAX

Jul 23, 2014 No Comments by

Virgin Australia is set to cut its thrice weekly Boeing 777-300ER Melbourne-Los Angeles effective 26 October 2014. The carrier will instead increase frequency on its Brisbane – Los Angeles 777 service from four times weekly to daily also from 26 October 2014. The carrier, in a memo to staff, states this move is as a […]

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Delta Air Lines farewells the DC-9

Jan 06, 2014 No Comments

Delta will finally retire. om 06 January 2014 its last remaining Douglas DC-9 series 50 jet from its fleet. Delta first introduced the jet to its fleet in 1965. Once it merged with Northwest Airlines in 2008, it once again inherited the DC-9 jet. Since 1965 Delta has operated a total of 305 of the […]

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