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Airbus to cease production of A380 in 2021

European plane manufacturer Airbus has taken the “painful” decision to cease deliveries of the A380 in 2021.The news comes after key partner Emirates cut its orderbook from 162 to 123 of the superjumbo.The aircraft has struggled to compete with more…

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in Europe

CAA offers ATOL refunds to Mountain Paradise travellers

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has stepped in to support holidaymakers who were booked to travel with Mountain Paradise after the company, based in Altrincham, Greater Manchester, ceased trading.The company (ATOL 6404) also traded under the names of Tatra Photography…

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in Asia

Air Astana declares small profit for financial 2018

Air Astana has declared unaudited net profit for 2018 of US$5.3 million, driven by higher revenues and higher jet fuel costs.The figure last year was $39.1 million.Total airline revenue for the past 12 months rose by ten per cent to…

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in Africa

Jamaica Tourist Board signs Beautiful Destinations partnership

Jamaica Tourist Board has named New York-based Beautiful Destinations as its new creative advertising agency of record.The selection follows a highly competitive agency search conducted in 2018.The agency will be responsible for spearheading the destination’s inspired and aggressive campaign efforts,…

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in Oceania

Western Australia: Hop on over to Rottnest Island

There are 63 crystal-clear bays, 20 white-sand beaches and 8000-10,000 furry little locals, writes David Skipwith.It’s easy to see how confused early European visitors mistook the quokkas on Rottnest Island for rats — but these little marsupials are heaps cuter.No…

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London Luton Airport reports strong start to 2019

Following the trend set by Heathrow earlier this week, London Luton Airport has recorded an increase in passenger numbers for January.Some 12.9 per cent more customers passed through the airport compared to January last year, with 1.1 million passengers travelling…

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in Asia

Omani Tourism Continues To Increase

Year after year, Oman is opening itself to international tourism. The country’s goal is to diversify its economy and with its rich history and impressive variety of landscapes, the sultanate hopes to quickly become a popular destination among Western tourists,…

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