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Lufthansa “Not Interested in Being Another Player for Domestic Operations” in India

German-based carrier Lufthansa on Monday announced it had no current intentions to venture into India’s domestic aviation market, one of the fastest growing airline industry hubs in the world. The comments come weeks after Qatar Airways announced it had plans to venture into the domestic airline business with as many as 100 aircraft. Lufthansa Group Airlines Senior Director for South Asia, Wolfgang Will described the idea as a “misadventure," indicating the high fuel taxes and operating costs were too blame.…

jetBlue Returns to Atlanta After 13 Year Hiatus

New York-based jetBlue has launched their return to Atlanta with a five-times daily service between Boston Logan and Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Atlanta is the airline's 101st city within their network, the largest U.S. city not already served by the airline starting on Thursday, with the inaugural flight from Boston…

Ryanair Receives 450th Boeing 737 Aircraft

Ryanair, one of Europe’s largest airlines, has taken delivery of its 450th Boeing aircraft. The Irish carrier had its latest Boeing 737-800 delivered to Dublin Airport after arriving from Boeing Field in Seattle, Wash. Mick Hickey, Ryanair’s Chief Operations Officer said in a statement: “We are delighted to receive our…

Emirates Launches Athens Route to Both Fanfare and Protests

On Sunday, March 12,  Dubai-based Emirates launched its brand new route to Newark via Athens. The route, operated by a Boeing 777-300ER, marks the airline's 12th destination in the United States and 155th globally. The route, bearing the flight number EK 209, was announced back in January and launched on Sunday,…