Nepal Airlines issues closed management RFP

March 15, 2017 2:00 am
Nepal Airlines issues closed management RFP

The Nepalese Tourism Ministry has issued a closed Request For Proposals (RFP) to airlines in five countries seen as strong potential strategic management partners for Nepal Airlines (RA, Kathmandu). According to the Kathmandu Post, Nepal’s Under Secretary in the Ministry of Culture, Tourism And Civil Aviation, Pramod Nepal, said the […]

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Colombo Ratmalana, Sri Lanka set to resume regular int’l ops

March 14, 2017 6:21 pm
Colombo Ratmalana, Sri Lanka set to resume regular int’l ops

Colombo Ratmalana Airport is set to see its maiden scheduled international passenger flights in fifty years after the Sri Lankan and Maldivian governments agreed to use the facility as a gateway. According to a Sri Lankan government press release, Sri Lankan Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Nimal de Silva, […]

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Emirates Touches Down in Newark via Athens

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Emirates Touches Down in Newark via Athens

Emirates commenced daily passenger service between Newark Liberty International Airport and Dubai International Airport, via Athens International Airport on March 12. Newark becomes Emirates’ 12th U.S. gateway, and is the second serving the greater Tri-State Area, complementing Emirates’ existing four daily flights from Dubai and John F. Kennedy International Airport. […]

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Malaysia Airlines to swap out B737 capacity for widebodies

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Malaysia Airlines to swap out B737 capacity for widebodies

Malaysia Airlines (MH, Kuala Lumpur Int’l) is in talks with some of its B737-800 lessors over plans to reduce overcapacity in its narrowbody fleet. Malaysia Airlines’ B737-800 fleet currently stands at fifty-four although this number is set to decline to fifty this coming summer season with the expiration of several […]

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US-Bangla launches Pick and Drop Service for Business Class passengers

March 13, 2017 7:15 pm
US-Bangla launches Pick and Drop Service for Business Class passengers

  US-Bangla Airlines, in a first in the aviation history of the country, has introduced Pick and Drop Service for the airline’s Business Class passengers. The airline is extending the service to the Business Class passengers flying to and from the international destinations served by the airline. The passengers would […]

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