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Re: AirBerlin's new fares: JustFly, pretty cheap

DrFumblefinger ·
Has anyone ever flown with AirBerlin? I have an opportunity to use them this fall and was curious what others experiences might have been.
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Re: AirBerlin's new fares: JustFly, pretty cheap

PHeymont ·
I've seen comments elsewhere that their international service took a long time to shake off the discount heritage (maybe that wasn't a good idea for them?) and that they seem now like a "standard" airline. I'll let you know my answer in July; we're on a July 5 JFK-Berlin flight (an A330) and then a week later to Vienna (I believe that one's an A320).
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Gulf rivals show off new fleets

PHeymont ·
It's sort of Fleet Week in the air this week...Qatar Airways took possession of the first Airbus A350 delivered to anyone and plans to put it in service Jan 15 on a Doha-Frankfurt route, followed by Doha-NY as more planes are delivered.  MORE...
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'New' Alitalia sees new routes, livery and profits by 2017

PHeymont ·
Italy's Alitalia, long among the weakest of the European "flag" airlines (it's been within days of shutdown repeatedly) has announced a "reboot" that will mix some cost-cutting with some major change and expansion fueled by funds from Abu Dhabi-based...
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Another theme plane: Etihad's 'Fast and Furious' 777

PHeymont ·
As if Hello Kitty and Tintin weren't enough for the special-theme plane market, Etihad and Universal Pictures have teamed up to tart up an Etihad 777 with Fast and Furious 7 logos as the new film (partly shot in Etihad's home, Abu Dhabi) is released....
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Etihad to fly A380 on New York route

PHeymont ·
Airbnb, move over. There's a new apartment available for short-term rental in New York, and it's on Etihad's A-380, which will begin New York-Abu Dhabi flights December 1. The only hitch, of course, is that if you take Etihad's "Residence by Etihad"...
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AirBerlin's new fares: JustFly, pretty cheap

PHeymont ·
Returning a bit to its roots as a discount carrier, AirBerlin is introducing a number of new fares starting May 5 (with some previews already for lucky travelers). The key one for bargain hunters is called JustFly; it comes with a seat and that's it....
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Air France denies mass job cuts, but some seem likely

PHeymont ·
Air France denied a Friday report that it was preparing 3300 layoffs to cut costs, but didn't deny that some may happen at the end of ongoing negotiations with unions. The carrier is trying to overcome recent losses and become more competitive with...
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One-day strike set for Thursday by Alitalia pilots

PHeymont ·
Alitalia check-in at Rome's Fiumicino/Leonardo da Vinci                Photo: SpecExpert / Wikimedia     Alitalia pilots will strike for 24 hours from Thursday midnight, causing disruptions at flights...
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Alitalia threatens to leave Rome airport

PHeymont ·
  Rome's Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport, where  traffic has been disrupted this year by a terminal fire, electrical failures, a smoky nearby forest fire and other problems, has left thousands of passengers disgruntled and angry.  ...
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IBM Gets $700 Million Deal From Etihad Airways

Travel Rob ·
  IBM received a $700 million deal from Etihad Airways for a ten-year technology services agreement.   The deal is to provide infrastructure and security, improve efficiency, and provide access to the latest...
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Etihad Gets First 787-9s, celebrates with videos

PHeymont ·
Etihad Airways, with 100 787 Dreamliners on order, is one of Boeing's biggest customers for the program, and is taking delivery of its first 787-9s now, with new routes to come. As part of the promo, they've posted these two time-lapse videos showing...
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Gulf carriers expand stakes in other airlines

PHeymont ·
Qatar takes a big stake in Meridiana as Gulf airlines seek to expand their partner networks and investments in other airlines.
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Gulf-based airlines order $150 BILLION in new planes

PHeymont ·
The growing airlines based in the Persian Gulf, especially Emirates, Qatar and Etihad, have gone on a spending spree to build up their fleets and routes. Boeing got the most orders, for their new "mini-jumbo" versions of the 777, but Airbus sold at...
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United Feels Mideast Heat, May Buy 777x

PHeymont ·
United has said it's thinking about the Boeing 777x, a 400+ seat version of Boeing's biggest 2-engine plane to compete with Mideast-based airlines that just ordered 225 of them. United's Star Alliance partner, Lufthansa, is also buying some. ...
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Fashion gets Etihad as official sponsor airline

Travel Rob ·
Fashion Industry has Etihad as their official airline.
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