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Alitalia adopting low-cost model for short-haul flights

Struggling Italian flag carrier Alitalia unveiled a business plan Thursday that it expects will return the airline to profitability by 2019.The plan calls for a 1 billion euro reduction in costs by 2019 through staffing and other operating cuts. The…

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in Africa

Rhino horn exports could soon become reality

The export of rhino horn could soon become a reality under the SA government’s new draft amendments outlining regulations for the domestic trade in rhino horn. Members of the public were invited to comment on the regulation by March 10.Under…

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in Oceania

Tourism Australia begins an integrated marketing campaign

Leveraging their recent successful campaign showcasing the country’s aquatic and coastal experiences, Tourism Australia has begun a fresh phase of its marketing initiatives across the television, digital and print platforms. At the helm of the campaign is a Television Commercial…

BERLIN - JUNE 08:  A groundcrew member helps guide Lufthansa Airbus A380 passenger plane before take off at the ILA Berlin Air Show on June 8, 2010 in Berlin, Germany. The 2010 ILA will run from June 8-13.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
in Europe

Lufthansa to fly Airbus A350-900 to Mumbai this summer

Lufthansa Group is all set to deploy its newest long-haul aircraft, the Airbus A350-900 to India’s financial capital during the summer schedule of 2017. Mumbai, from April 16 onwards would become the third destination worldwide to welcome the aircraft. Flying…

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in Africa

Etihad Airways and EgyptAir announce a codeshare partnership

The national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Etihad Airways and Egypt’s flagship carrier, EgyptAir have announced a new codeshare partnership which would be introduced in phases from March 2017.As per the initial phase of the agreement, Etihad Airways…

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in South America

9 tips for backpacking South America

From the tropical beaches of the Caribbean to the windswept archipelago of Tierra del Fuego, backpacking South America guarantees a treasure trove of adventures that has fuelled the imagination of travellers for centuries, with dizzying landscapes, legendary cities and mind-boggling…

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in Oceania

Flight check: Auckland to Blenheim with Air New Zealand

Shandelle Battersby flies aboard Air New Zealand’s NZ8039 from Auckland to Blenheim.The plane: A nifty Air Nelson Bombardier Q300, in fairly good nick.Class: First.Price: Return flights were about $600.Flight time: It was supposed to take an hour and a half…

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in Europe

Norwegian Cruise Line shows new ship design

FORT LAUDERDALE — Norwegian Cruise Line unveiled a rendering of a new class of ship it plans to build starting in 2022.No other details were released at a Norwegian news conference at the Seatrade Cruise Global convention that mostly covered…

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