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United to Istanbul, Delta’s Wi-Fi & codeshares, American to re-gauge, US Airways objects to PHL expansion and more airline news

In other airline industry news this week… United Airlines announced new daily nonstop service from Newark to Istanbul effective July 1, 2012. Initially the route will be flown with United’s current international 767-300ER aircraft with three classes of service, but beginning August 28, the airline will swap in a new configuration that features BusinessFirst, Economy…

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US Airways sues pilots, mechanic steals; new airline routes; GDS extensions and profits galore

In other airline, hotel and travel industry news this week… Late last Friday US Airways filed a lawsuit against… its own pilots. Upset with what they’re calling an “illegal slowdown” by some East (read: US Airways) pilots, the carrier claims their West (read: America West) pilots are far more efficient in minimizing delays that impact…

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United adds SFO route, Qantas strike looms, American streams, flying with cancer & a GDS gets the boot

As I continue to develop my blog, I plan on creating a separate “ticker-style” page dedicated to airline, airport & travel industry news perhaps not deserving of a unique posting, but otherwise important to follow. In the meantime, here is another summary of such articles that caught my attention during the past few days: Economic…

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Navigating the Airport of Tomorrow: ATW Webinar summary

Yesterday, I listened in to the Air Transport World/Amadeus webinar entitled “Navigating the Airport of Tomorrow,” with presentations by Norm Rose, President-Travel Tech Consulting, Inc., and Patricia Simillon, Head of Airline Operations Strategy for Amadeus. The hour-long webcast summarized the similarly titled report completed late last month & linked here. The focus of the presentation…

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