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JAL-Japan Airlines (Tokyo-Haneda) is coming under increased pressure to remain totally under Japanese ownership rather than having a foreign investor. The Japanese government is ready to support the ailing flag carrier and believes JAL can revive on its own.
Oromia Airways (Addis Ababa) is a new airline formed in Ethiopian by an Ethiopian singer of Oromo music (hence the name) and two Ethiopian businessmen. The new airline plans to commence domestic and international operations before the end of the year.
British Airways and its partners seem to be dominating the small LCY airport. Copyright Photo: Richard Vandervord.
British Airways (London) yesterday (September 29) launched its historic London (City) to New York (JFK) flights via a refueling stop at Shannon. BA is using the historic BA 001 to BA 004 flight numbers previously used by the Concorde.
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VARIG (2nd) (VRG Linhas Aereas) (subsidiary of Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes) (Sao Paulo) will add Aruba and the Sao Paulo (Guarulhos)-Aruba route via Caracas each Sunday effective October 4. The new route will be flown with Boeing 737-800s.