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New Safety Video: Air New Zealand grabs your attention with bikini babes

Air New Zealand has a new on-board safety video. After the airlines Lord of the Rings themed Middle-earth safety videos were met with great enthusiasm, the new video will appeal especially to those who appreciate the sexier things in life.

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Football World Championship: Azul Brazilian Airlines promises price cap for tickets to Brazil

The Football World Championship in Brazil (12. June – 13. July 2014) is slowly creeping up. Hotel prices and flight prices are already drastically skyrocketing. Now the first airline has promised a price cap for flights to Brazil., which should help stop prices from getting too out of control.

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Vueling Introduces New Flight Status Manager

The Spanish airline Vueling has added a new section to their website, ‘Flights today’, giving information about status of take off and landings for each flight of the day. The great thing about the flight status manager is that it’s updated in real-time.

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Lufthansa asks Swedes to change their names to „Klaus-Heidi“

The German company Lufthansa is running a crazy marketing campaign in Sweden, „Är du Klaus-Heidi?“ (Are you Klaus-Heidi?), asking citizens to change their names. As a reward for changing their identity, the airline will give them a new life in Berlin. What sounds like a joke is actually serious, and probably the craziest marketing idea in the history of aviation.

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Shopping for Holiday Gifts: These airlines make it possible

Lots of people like to combine holiday gift shopping with city trips. Some popular shopping destinations are festively decorated metropolises like Paris, New York, and Berlin in the weeks approaching Christmas.

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Environmental protection: The cleanest airlines in the world

The ecological balance sheet and the efficiency of the aircraft have been increasingly important in the past decades. It is no longer just about environmental protection for the sake of nature, but also about the reputation of the airlines. What is more interesting is the annual evaluation of the non-profit organization Atmosfair that evaluates the world’s cleanest airlines. 

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Air Traffic: International Climate Levy System as of 2020

After tough negotiations, the international community has agreed on the development of an international system for climate taxes. During a meeting of the International Air Traffic Organisation, ICAO, member countries agreed to develop an appropriate concept by 2016.

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EU: New Working Hours for Pilots Rejected for Now

On Monday, the EU Committee on Transport spoke out against new rules for the working hours of pilots and cabin crew. The german pilots’ union, Vereinigung Cockpit (VC), welcomed the decision. Now, Parliament must vote.

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flybe says goodbye: Aurigny Airlines Takes Over London – Guernsey

The 255 km between London Gatwick airport and the Channel Island of Guernsey have been operated by flybe up until now.

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Ryanair: Pilot fired after making a statement concerning safety

Ryanair has fired a pilot after he had critically made a statement on TV concerning safety at the low-cost airline. The airline denies the allegations and considers them to be slanderous.

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