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Starting in the fall of 2015, four new ATR 72-600 from Flybe will assist SAS’ flight schedule on routes and frequencies from Arlanda, Stockholm, where there is a need for smaller aircraft to service customer demand.
In recent years SAS has created a more efficient and flexible production platform by working with external wet lease operators. The partners provide their services with smaller aircraft on popular SAS routes where there is a need for fewer seats.
United Airlines will operate new trans-Atlantic summer-season service between New York and Venice, Italy, along with new service between Chicago and Dublin, both subject to government approval.
In addition, the airline will offer a second daily non-stop flight between Washington Dulles and Paris for the summer season.
South African Airways and Virgin Australia have announced a reciprocal frequent flyer agreement giving Velocity Frequent Flyer and Voyager members the ability to earn and redeem points and be recognised on both airlines’ networks.
On Nov. 19 ten years ago at a ceremony in Frankfurt, Germany, Adria Airways signed a contract that saw the carrier become a member of the Star Alliance network as of Dec. 15, 2004.
By joining the Star Alliance network, Adria Airways reconfirmed that it is a modern and efficient airline which conforms to and exceeds all safety, technical and commercial standards. Adria Airways' sponsor for entering the Star Alliance network was Lufthansa, which had been its partner for many years.