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22 Apr 2014

Turkish, EGYPTAIR add destinations

Turkish Airlines is adding its 247th destination with the addition of Stavropol, Russia. Stavropol is the 10th destination in the Russian Federation to be served by the airline. EGYPTAIR has started flights to Jakarta, Indonesia using Airbus A330-200. more

14 Apr 2014

Lufthansa testing the printing of bag tags at home

Lufthansa is launching a new technology for baggage tags. Passengers on flights between Frankfurt and Tokyo-Narita can now print out their own baggage tags for checked-in luggage at home. The HomeTag allows passengers to prepare for their trips from the comfort of their own homes and then check in their baggage directly at the counter or the self-service machines at the airport.  more

10 Apr 2014

United's first 787-9 Dreamliner off the assembly line

United Airlines' first 787-9 Dreamliner has rolled out of final assembly at Boeing's Everett, Wash., facility. The rollout marks the first major milestone in the aircraft's production ahead of its expected delivery this summer.  more

07 Apr 2014

Air New Zealand unveils first B787-9

Air New Zealand’s first Boeing 787-9 aircraft bearing the airline’s distinctive new all black livery has been revealed at Boeing’s Everett factory near Seattle. The aircraft, which will soon become the first 787-9 in commercial operation, rolled out of Boeing’s paint hangar April 5 and will join the fleet later this year. more