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7/21/2008

Emirates Airlines

Emirates Airlines will carry an additional 500kg of water on its Airbus A380s to feed the shower installations being fitted as a feature of the first-class cabin. The A380 will have two shower-spas in the forward upper deck, ahead of the 14 first-class suites, and Emirates president Tim Clark today detailed the mechanism which enables them to function. Clark says the showers are a [sup.3]masterpiece[sup.2] of engineering, taking water stored from a tank in the vicinity of the centre wing-box and pumping it up two decks to the spa cubicle. 7/29/2008

Ethad Airways

Etihad Airways commenced daily flights from Abu Dhabi to Chennai and Kozhikode aboard two-class A320s. 8/5/2008

Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways has secured flying rights to two more cities in India, Kolkata and Jaipur. 8/8/2008

Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines will fly from Birmingham International Airport to Istanbul from December 15, 2008. The Turkish flag carrier, which is a member of Star Alliance, will run five flights a week to Istanbul. Each flight will take four hours, and Istanbul is two hours ahead of the UK. Passengers will fly on a 155-seat Boeing 737-800...

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