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Germania Flug to start Zurich – Tenerife Sur flights

Germania Switzerland

Germania Flug (Switzerland) will add the Zurich – Tenerofe (Sur) service on October 26, 2018. The new route will operate weekly with Airbus A319s according to Airline Route.

Copyright Photo: Germania (Switzerland) (Germania.ch) Airbus A319-112 HB-JOG (D-AHIM) (msn 3818) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 927209.

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Swiss and Etihad to codeshare on the Zurich – Abu Dhabi route

Etihad's first Boeing 787-9, delivered December 31, 2014

Swiss International Air Lines and Etihad Airways are teaming up to offer passengers new codeshare connections in expansion of global route networks.

Swiss passengers may now book flights from Zurich to Abu Dhabi via Swiss (first flight on March 26, 2018). Swiss transfer passengers may fly into Zurich aboard a Swiss flight, then continue on to Abu Dhabi aboard an Etihad Airways flight operated under a Swiss flight number. Luggage may be checked in at the point of departure for collection at the final destination.

On the Zurich-Geneva route, a codeshare arrangement will also allow Etihad Airways’ customers to continue direct to Geneva via the Zurich hub.

The new codeshare flights form part of the cooperation concluded between the Lufthansa Group and the Etihad Aviation Group in December 2016.

Top Copyright Photo: Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner A6-BLA (msn 39646) ZRH (Andi Hiltl). Image: 926629.

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EgyptAir supports the Egyptian Football Team with a new logo jet

EgyptAir's 2018 National Football Team special livery

EgyptAir received the pictured new Boeing 737-800 SU-GEN on December 8, 2017. The new airliner has now been painted in a special Egyptian Football Team livery in support of the national team (below).

This morning, the aircraft departed Cairo as flight 4 from Cairo International Airport, heading to the city of Zurich, Switzerland, to engage in friendly games with the Greek team in preparations for Russia 2018.

The team will return from Zurich on the morning of March 28 where is seen heading back to Cairo (top).

EgyptAir is the Official Carrier for the Egyptian National Football.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by EgyptAir): EgyptAir Boeing 737-800 WL SU-GEN (msn 63806) (Egyptian National Football Team) ZRH (Andi Hiltl). Image: 941291.

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Small Planet Airlines to open two new European bases

Small Planet Airlines (Poland) Airbus A321-211 SP-HAX (msn 2903) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 934857.

Small Planet Airlines will open two new European bases in 2018: in Chania on the Greek island of Crete and in Stockholm-Arlanda airport which serves the Swedish capital. Together with major Scandinavian tour operators, Small Planet Airlines will perform flights to Albania, Croatia, Greece, and the Canary Islands.


The flights will commence in April 2018, and will be performed by two Airbus A320 aircraft. The airline plans to operate flights twice a day and transport 170 000 passengers during the seven months of the summer season.

Small Planet Airlines chose the Greek island of Crete as its new base due to its geographical location that will enable the airline to expand its route-map and reach multiple Scandinavian airports from one base in the Mediterranean.

In the Summer 2017, Small Planet Airlines utilized 22 Airbus aircraft from 9 European bases. The airline plans to operate a fleet of 28 aircraft in the year 2018.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by Small Planet): Small Planet Airlines (Poland) Airbus A321-211 SP-HAX (msn 2903) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 934857.

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Air Saint-Pierre to connect with Paris, France this summer via ASL Airlines

ASL Airlines (France) Boeing 737-73V WL F-GZTD (msn 32418) (Europe Airpost colors) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 939511.

Air Saint-Pierre will operate weekly seasonal flights from July 2 to August 20, 2018 to Paris (CDG).

The French outpost in North America will see a direct link operated by ASL Airlines. Air Saint-Pierre also has summer connections via Halifax and Dublin with ASL Airlines France.

From Wikipedia:

Saint Pierre and Miquelon, officially the Overseas Collectivity of Saint Pierre and Miquelon, is a self-governing territorial overseas collectivity of France, situated in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean near the Newfoundland and Labrador province of Canada. It is the only part of New France that remains under French control, with an area of 242 km and a population of 6,080 at the January 2011 census.

Saint-Pierre Airport is at the lower right.
The mainstay of the Air Saint-Pierre fleet is the ATR 42-500 (below):

Top Copyright Photo (all others by Air Saint-Pierre): ASL Airlines (France) Boeing 737-73V WL F-GZTD (msn 32418) (Europe Airpost colors) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 939511.

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Royal Jordanian to return to Copenhagen

Royal Jordanian Airlines Airbus A320-232 JY-AYU (msn 5128) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 930660.

Royal Jordanian Airlines (Amman) will resume the Amman – Copenhagen route on June 3, 2018. The three-times-weekly route will be operated with Airbus A320 Family aircraft according to Airline Route.

The carrier last flew to CPH in February 1990.

Copyright Photo (all others by Royal Jordanian): Royal Jordanian Airlines Airbus A320-232 JY-AYU (msn 5128) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 930660.

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easyJet to add two new routes from Edinburgh, wants to double the number of German passengers

Named "Keri Emerton"

easyJet (UK) is adding two new routes from Edinburgh. Flights from Edinburgh to Jersey and Seville are now on sale

Flights to Seville take off from March 26, 2018 operating twice a week throughout the summer season.

Flights to Jersey take off from March 31, 2018 operating twice a week throughout the summer season.

easyJet now offers 40 routes from Edinburgh.an travellers

In other news, the company wants to more than double the number of passengers in Germany to 18 million in 2018. This goal comes after taking over the former Berlin Tegel operations of Airberlin.

Copyright Photo: easyJet (UK) Airbus A319-111 G-EZDR (msn 3683) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 937114.

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