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Europe Airpost to fly to Glasgow and Halifax next summer

Europe Airpost (formerly L’ Aeropostale) (Paris-CDG) in December announced the launch of a series of scheduled flights departing from Paris (Charles de Gaulle) to Glasgow and Halifax Stanfield International Airport during the 2014 summer season.

The flights will operate weekly between July 4 and August 29, 2014.

The schedule for the new routes is as follows:

Thursday:

  • Departs from Paris-CDG 1:00 p.m. – Arrives in Glasgow 1:40 p.m.
  • Departs from Glasgow 2:30 p.m. – Arrives in Halifax 5:00 p.m.

Friday:

  • Departs from Halifax 10:00 a.m. – Arrives in Glasgow 8:00 p.m.
  • Departs from Glasgow 8:50 p.m. – Arrives in Paris-CDG 11:30 p.m.

All times specified are local and subject to government approval.

The flights will be carried out with a Boeing 737-700, configured in a two-class lay-out, with a capacity of 128 seats: 24 in Premium Economy class and 104 in Economy class.

Europe Airpost, a member of the international ASL Aviation Group, is one of the top French airlines. Europe Airpost is a unique airline with dual activities: passenger and freight.

Europe Airpost celebrated its 13th anniversary in 2013. The airline has around 600 employees and operates a fleet comprising 18 Boeing 737 aircraft. It annually transports 650,000 passengers and posts a turnover of 236 million euros.The airline reports quality of service standards among the highest in the market, with regularity rates of 100% and punctuality departure within 15 minutes rates of 95.4% for the passenger activity.

Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-73V F-GZTC (msn 32414) holds short of the runway at Palma de Mallorca. Europe Airpost is an unique airline. The carrier operates mail and cargo flights for the French postal service (hence the name) during the night and scheduled and charter passenger flights for other airlines and tour operators during the day with its fleet of convertible Boeing 737-300s.

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Southwest to aggressively bid for AA-US slots at the Washington Reagan National Airport

Southwest Airlines (Dallas) will bid aggressively for landing and takeoff slots at Washington’s Reagan National Airport (DCA) that are being divested by American Airlines-US Airways according to this report by Reuters. American Airlines-US Airways are giving up 52 slot pairs at DCA. Southwest currently has 32 slots at DCA.

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Copyright Photo: Brian McDonough/AirlinersGallery.com. Southwest’s Boeing 737-7H4 WL N443WN (msn 29838) with the special “The Spirit of Hope” markings banks on the river approach into DCA.

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AeroMexico to offer seasonal service to Denver again this winter

AeroMexico (Mexico City) has announced that it will begin to offer its traditional seasonal service between Mexico City and Denver as of December 15, 2013.

The carrier will serve the route with the following schedules:

Denver – Mexico City*
AM 0659 02:30 p.m. 07:02 p.m. Daily
Mexico City – Denver*

AM 0658

09:37 a.m. 12:15 p.m. Daily

* Times are shown in each country’s local time and are subject to change without notice.

AeroMexico will offer customers more options as of January 1st, 2014 with a second nonstop flight to this destination with the following schedules:

Denver – Mexico City*
AM 1659 05:00 p.m.

09:39 p.m.

Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Mexico City – Denver*
AM 1658 01:00 p.m. 03:40 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

* Times are shown in each country’s local time and are subject to change without notice.

The carrier will serve the route with its Boeing 737-700 aircraft configured with 124 seats — 12 in Clase Premier, Aeromexico First Class cabin.

Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-752 WL XA-DRD (msn 35117) with the special Fight Against Breast Cancer in Mexico – Pink Ribbon markings arrives in Las Vegas.

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Southwest and Virgin America interested in buying AA-US slots at New York LaGuardia

Southwest Airlines (Dallas) and Virgin America (San Francisco) are interested in buying the slots at New York (LaGuardia) that American Airlines (Dallas/Fort Worth) and US Airways (Phoenix) have agreed to give up with the DOJ for the merger approval according to Reuters.

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Copyright Photo: Ken Petersen/AirlinersGallery.com. Southwest Airlines’ Boeing 737-7H4 WL N216WR (msn 32488) with “Free Bags Fly Here” extra markings departs from Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU).

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WestJet’s pilots reject the proposed contract

WestJet (Calgary) has announced that its pilots have voted against a tentative agreement by a margin of 58.7 percent. Turnout was very strong, with 96 per cent of pilots voting.

The current agreement remains in effect until a new agreement is reached. Pilots at WestJet are represented by the WestJet Pilots Association (WJPA), a non-union employee association.

“We are disappointed with the results of the vote,” said Gregg Saretsky, WestJet President and CEO. “Our leadership team and the WJPA will regroup in the coming weeks, focusing on understanding the specific concerns of the pilot group and, just as we’ve always done, work collaboratively to bring forward a new agreement.”

Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-7CT C-FWAQ (msn 32748) touches down in Las Vegas.

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SAS announces seven new routes for the summer season 2014

Scandinavian Airlines-SAS (Stockholm) today announced the first seven new routes for the 2014 timetable. From the end of March 2014, SAS will be opening Stockholm (Arlanda)-Visby, Stavanger-Edinburgh, Oslo-Edinburgh, Oslo-Aalborg, Oslo-Aberdeen and Oslo-Chania, as well as Copenhagen-Leeds/Bradford. These launches reflect increased customer demand for new nonstop services.

Earlier this fall, SAS opened two new year-round routes, Copenhagen-Bremen and Copenhagen-Humberside, and announced two routes for the winter season 2013: Oslo-Sochi and Copenhagen-Salzburg. In 2013, SAS launched more than 50 new domestic and European routes, as well as the popular Copenhagen-San Francisco route.

The new routes will go on sale gradually from November 21, 2013. SAS will launch the peak summer timetable on Monday, November 25.

New routes from Sweden
Stockholm to: Visby (starts March 30)

New routes from Norway
Oslo to: Edinburgh (April 10-October 11), Aalborg (starts March 30), Aberdeen (starts March 31), Chania (April 12-October 11)
Stavanger to: Edinburgh (April 10-October 11)

New routes from Denmark
Copenhagen to: Leeds/Bradford (starts March 31)
Aalborg to: Oslo (starts March 30)

Copyright Photo: Stefan Sjogren/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-7BX SE-RES (msn 30737) lands at the Stockholm (Arlanda) hub.

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WestJet launches nonstop seasonal Calgary-Miami flights

WestJet (Calgary) yesterday (October 28) launched new nonstop seasonal service between Calgary and Miami, Florida, home to the largest cruise ship port in the world. The first flight leaves Calgary International Airport at 1:30 p.m. MDT and arrives at Miami International Airport at 8:45 p.m. EDT .

Details of WestJet’s new non-stop seasonal service between Calgary and Miami are:

Flight Departing Arriving Effective
1500 Calgary at 1:30 p.m. Miami at 8:43 p.m. October 28, 2013
1501 Miami at 9:35 a.m. Calgary at 1:45 p.m. October 29, 2013

The launch marks the start of service four times weekly on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays until December 14, 2013 . Effective December 16, 2013 , the service increases to six times weekly (Monday through Saturday).

Miami International Airport is a major hub of American Airlines, one of WestJet’s airline partners. From Miami , WestJet guests have the opportunity to connect to many different AA destinations throughout the United States , Central and South America. WestJet guests may also access Miami via American Airlines codeshare flights from Toronto and Montreal.

Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum/AirlinersGallery.com.  Boeing 737-7CT WL C-FEWJ (msn 32769) taxies to the gate at Miami International Airport.

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