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Air France Air France will also operate the A380 between Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Johannesburg during summer 2011. Air France now serves three U.S. destinations with its A380. Jun 7, 2011

AnadoluJet AnadoluJet launched twice-weekly Ankara-Batumi service. Jun 6, 2011

Hahn Air Hahn Air has activated interline e-ticketing (IET) with three new partner airlines -- NextJet (2N), Kyrgyz Airways (KR) and RusLine(7R). Now travel agents can issue flights of these carriers on HR-169 e-Tickets in 190 (non) BSP and ARC markets. NextJet is a Swedish airline operating mainly domestic routes in the north of Sweden and one regular international route to Copenhagen (Denmark), as well as providing regular charter operations throughout Europe. NextJetOs fleet includes a total of 22 aircrafts. Kyrgyz Airways started as a regional carrier in 2007. From its main base in Bishkek, it serves cities including Moscow, Novosibirsk, Osh, Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk, St. Petersburg, Urumqi and Istanbul. Two Airbus A320 and one Boeing 737-300 are part of Kargyz AirwaysO fleet. RusLine, based in Moscow, offers scheduled flights mainly to Russia, Armenia, Belarus, China, Cyprus, Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Turkey, Ukraine and United Arab Emirates. RusLine operates a fleet of 12 aircrafts, including Bombardier CRJ200ER, Tupolev Tu-134 and Yakovlev Yak-40. Jun 7, 2011

RwandAir News from Kigali overnight confirms that RwandAir has secured financing approval for their two brand new Boeing 737-800s, which are due for delivery in a few months time, through the American Ex-Im Bank. Fund disbursal is expected to take effect via the PTA Bank, also known as the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank. Delivery of the first NG 737 is due for August 22 of this year, and the second such aircraft will arrive in Kigali a few weeks later. Both aircraft will feature the latest state-of-the-art "Sky Interior" and inflight entertainment. Jun 6, 2011

South African Airways South African Airways has...

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