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Austrian Airlines secures €600m in bailout funds | News – Business Travel Article

Austrian Airlines secures €600m in bailout funds | News Austrian Airlines has secured a €600 million rescue package from the national government and owner Lufthansa Group. The carrier said the financial assistance was designed to support efforts to sustainably safeguard Vienna as an aviation hub in the long term. According to the Austrian economic chambers, €2.7 billion in domestic value creation, 17,500 jobs and €1 billion in taxes and duties are linked to Austrian Airlines and its Vienna hub. The…

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Norwegian to increase hand-luggage charges | News – Business Travel Article

Norwegian to increase hand-luggage charges | News Norwegian is implementing a new hand baggage policy. “Norwegian’s business model is based on giving our customers freedom of choice and that is also the basis of this new policy. “All customers, regardless of ticket type, can bring one underseat bag to be stored under the seat in front of them. “If customers don’t need any additional hand baggage, they can choose our LowFare ticket at no additional costs. “Those who wish to…

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Aeroflot signs codeshare deal with Brussels Airlines | News – Business Travel Article

Aeroflot signs codeshare deal with Brussels Airlines | News Aeroflot and Brussels Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement to offer customers a bigger selection of flights and more flexibility when travelling between Brussels and Moscow. Tickets for flights under the new agreement are on sale, and jointly operated flights begin on January 20th. The new agreement allows travellers flying from Moscow easy connections to the entire Brussels Airlines network, while travellers from Brussels will enjoy better connections to the Russian…

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Flybe reveals new name following Virgin takeover | News – Business Travel Article

Flybe reveals new name following Virgin takeover | News Connect Airways chief executive, Mark Anderson, was today joined by over 200 Flybe leaders for the long-awaited unveiling of the airline’s new name. As it enters a new era, the carrier will now fly under the Virgin brand with the name, Virgin Connect. This marks the beginning of Flybe’s journey into the future as part of the extended Virgin family with an overall re-brand scheduled to be completed next year. Anderson…

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