All posts tagged "Oneworld"

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    Malaysia Airlines Revises Checked-in Baggage Policy

    Malaysia Airlines’ passengers can now check-in a maximum of two pieces of baggage, within the 30, 40, and 50kg free baggage allowance included in their travel in Economy, Business and First Class respectively.  These revisions apply to all tickets, irrespective of issuance dates, for travel from 28th May 2014 onwards on all...

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    Willie Walsh Becomes Chair of Oneworld Alliance

    Willie Walsh has been nominated by the board of the Oneworld alliance to be the Chair for the coming year. He is Chief Executive of International Airlines Group (IAG), the parent company of British Airways, Iberia and Vueling. Previously he was Chief Executive at British Airways and Aer Lingus. He is also...

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    Qatar Airways to Join Oneworld in October

    Qatar Airways will become a full member of Oneworld from 30th October 2013, becoming the only one of the big three Gulf carriers to join any of the global airline alliances.  The airline received clearance to join Oneworld after successfully completing a review of its readiness, conducted by British Airways, which is...

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    Three Global Alliances Back Third Heathrow Runway Plans

    London Heathrow’s plans for a third runway have receiving the backing of the Oneworld, SkyTeam and Star alliances. Last week the UK Airport Commission published a summary of the short and medium term proposals on how to expand the UK’s airport capacity and suggested that one of the alliances could be moved...

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    Malaysia Airlines Joins Oneworld

    Malaysia Airlines has today become part of Oneworld, adding one of Asia’s leading airlines to the global airline alliance that aims to be the first choice for frequent international travellers the world over. The national airline of Malaysia is now offering Oneworld’s full range of services and benefits. The first of its...

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    Malaysia Airlines Unveils ex-London Business Class Fares

    To mark becoming a member of the Oneworld alliance from 1st February, Malaysia Airlines has unveiled a range of competitive ex-London Business Class fares for 2013. With just one stop via Kuala Lumpur flying onboard an A380 aircraft, Malaysia Airlines has seamless and frequent connections from London Heathrow to over 25 destinations...

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    Malaysia A380 for Paris Route

    Malaysia Airlines’ daily Paris – Kuala Lumpur service, currently operated with a B777, will have an A380 from 1st March, thus introducing First Class and increasing seat numbers by 75% to 494 passengers. The airline, which introduced the A380 to its London route last July, will be joining the Oneworld alliance on...

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    Malaysia Airlines to Join Oneworld in February

    Malaysia Airlines will become a full member of Oneworld with effect from Friday 1st February 2013. The airline received clearance following a review of its readiness conducted by Qantas, which is sponsoring its entry into the alliance. Malaysia Airlines is already participating in Global Explorer, the round-the-world fare offered by all Oneworld...

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    Qatar Airways to Join Oneworld

    Doha-based Qatar Airways is to join the Oneworld alliance, sponsored by British Airways, and should join in 12 – 18 months time. Qatar Airways will be Oneworld’s second Middle East member airline, alongside Royal Jordanian, which joined in 2007. Qatar Airways serves 120 destinations in 70 countries in the Middle East, Europe, Africa,...

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    Malaysia Airlines Double-daily A380 ex-Heathrow

    Malaysia Airlines will introduce double-daily A380 flights on London Heathrow – Kuala Lumpur from 24th November 2012, increasing weekly seat capacity by 16% from 5,971 to 6,916 in each direction. A daily Paris – Kuala Lumpur service will also commence on 1st March 2013. Encik Ahmad Jauhari, Group Chief Executive, said: “Ever...

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    Airberlin Now Part of Oneworld

    Airberlin has today become part of Oneworld, adding the second largest airline in Germany and the sixth largest in Europe to the global airline alliance. Niki, the Austrian member of the Airberlin group, joined Oneworld as an affiliate member at the same time – as the clocks struck midnight in Berlin this...

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    Air Berlin Joins Oneworld Next Month

    Air Berlin will become a member of the Oneworld alliance on 20th March, while Niki Airlines, which is part of the Air Berlin Group and which commences services from Shannon to Austria this summer, will join as an affiliate member. Air Berlin, whose entry into Oneworld is being sponsored by British Airways,...

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    American Files for Chapter 11 Protection

    AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines and American Eagle, and certain US-based subsidiaries (including American and American Eagle) yesterday filed voluntary petitions for Chapter 11 reorganisation in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. American Airlines and American Eagle are flying normal schedules and conducting business...

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    Berlin – Los Angeles Non-Stop with Air Berlin

    Air Berlin is to commence non-stop flights from Berlin to Los Angeles three times a week from its summer schedule commencing May 2012. The airline will also increase its flights from Berlin to New York from four days a week to daily. Up to two flights a day will operate to the...