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United Airlines to start Indianapolis-San Francisco service, pilots release a seniority list

United Airlines (Chicago) has announced new daily nonstop service from Indianapolis to its hub at San Francisco International Airport., beginning on January 7, 2014. The conveniently timed flights will operate using Airbus A319 aircraft, with eight United First seats, 40 United Economy Plus seats and 72 United Economy seats.

United flight 500 will depart Indianapolis International Airport (IND) at 8 a.m. (0800), arriving at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) at 10 a.m. (1000). The return flight, United 317, will depart San Francisco at 1:35 p.m. (1335), arriving in Indianapolis at 8:51 p.m. (2051). The new service, which launches from San Francisco to Indianapolis on January 7 and from Indianapolis to San Francisco on January 8, will provide travelers with convenient connections from United’s largest West Coast hub to points throughout North America, Asia and Australia. United currently offers nonstop service from Indianapolis to its hubs in Chicago (O’Hare), Cleveland, Denver, Houston (Bush Intercontinental), Newark and Washington, D.C. (Dulles) with up to 35 daily flights offering single-connection access to more than 261 cities across the globe.

In other news, the pilots of United Airlines and Continental Airlines have finally released an integrated seniority list. A three-member pilot arbitration panel came up with the solution after three years of negotiations.

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Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A319-131 N828UA (msn 1031) lands at Las Vegas.

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Hong Kong Airlines finalizes its order for 10 additional Airbus A330-200s

Hong Kong Airlines (Hong Kong) has finalized a contract with Airbus for the firm order of 10 additonal A330-200 long range aircraft and converted an existing order for 15 A330s to the A350 XWBs. Both agreements were previously announced as an initial MOU during the Farnborough Air Show in July 2010.

Deliveries of the newly ordered A330-200s will begin in 2012, while the carrier’s first A350 XWB will arrive in 2018.

Copyright Photo: Pepscl. Hong Kong Airlines (Hong Kong) acquired its first Airbus A330-200 (B-LND) on June 4, 2010. The pictured A330-223 F-WJKJ (msn 1031) at Paris (Orly) became B-LNC was it was accepted on June 21, 2010.

Hong Kong Airlines signs MOU for 15 A350s and 10 A330-200s

Hong Kong Airlines (Hong Kong) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus to acquire 15 A350 XWBs and 10 additional A330-200s. Under the terms of the agreement, the airline is converting 15 existing A330 orders to A350 XWBs and placing an additional order for 10 A330-200s. The MOU was signed at the Farnborough International Air Show.

Deliveries of the additional A330-200s will begin in 2012, with the first A350 XWB arriving in 2018.

Copyright Photo: Pepscl. Airbus A330-223 F-WJKJ (msn 1031) is pictured being prepared for operations at Paris (Orly).

Hong Kong Airlines takes delivery of its first Airbus A330-200

Copyright Photo: Pepscl. Sister-ship A330-223 F-WJKJ (msn 1031) was rolled out on June 10 at Paris (Orly).

Hong Kong Airlines (Hong Kong) on June 4 took delivery of Airbus A330-223 B-LND (msn 1042), its first A330.

The company celebrated becoming a new Airbus operator with a ceremony in Hong Kong to mark the delivery of its first A330-200. Featuring the carrier’s new two class long haul cabin product, the aircraft will be used to launch services to Europe at the end of this month, initially flying non-stop to Moscow.

The A330-200 is the first of 53 aircraft ordered by the airline from Airbus, comprising 23 A330s and 30 single aisle A320s. In addition to direct orders with Airbus, the airline also plans to operate two A330-200F freighters under a separate lease agreement.