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New York (AirGuide - Airline News Asia / Pacific) Oct 11, 2010

Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines launched daily San Diego-Maui service. Oct 5, 2010

American Airlines American Airlines today issued the following statement: "We are very pleased that the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) has granted us the authority and frequencies needed to begin new service between Los Angeles and Shanghai, the largest market for travel between the United States and China that is not presently served by a U.S. airline. These new flights will enrich American's customer service offering to China and will expand American's schedule at Los Angeles International Airport, one of its five cornerstone cities. "This has been a terrific week for the employees, customers, and shareholders of American Airlines.O Oct 7, 2010

British Airways British Airways has announced the launch of a new route to Haneda in Japan in a push to open up the domestic Japanese market to UK travelers. The five-a-week service from Heathrow to Haneda will begin on February 19, 2011. The flight to Tokyo will be served by a Boeing 777, with a four-class configuration enabling customers to choose from First, Club World (business class), World Traveller Plus (premium economy) or World Traveller (economy). Prices will start from 721 pounds. Between February 19th and March 26th, the service will operate on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The flight will depart from London Heathrow at 0800 local and arrive at Haneda at 0500 local time the following day. From March 27, 2011 the flights will arrive and depart from London Heathrow approximately one hour later and operate on the same days. Oct 6, 2010

Cathay Pacific, WestJet Cathay Pacific Airways said it will begin codesharing with WestJet for travel beginning Oct. 20. Under the agreement, Cathay's "CX" code will be placed on WestJet flights between Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa and Winnipeg, plus the Hong Kong carrier's two Canadian gateways, Toronto and Vancouver. Oct 5, 2010

Garuda Indonesia, Airbus Garuda Indonesia has announced the addition of new state-of-the-art Airbus A330-200 aircraft on direct non-stop routes between Jakarta and Shanghai, Beijing, Seoul, Hong Kong, Sydney, and Melbourne. The planes will also be added on select flights between Jakarta and Denpasar/Bali, Makassar, and Singapore. Garuda Indonesia has announced the addition of new state-of-the-art Airbus A330-200 aircraft on direct...

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