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New York (AirGuide - Airline News Asia / Pacific) Aug 8, 2010

Air Blue, Airbus Reports are coming in that an Airbus has crashed in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad. The plane belongs to a private company Air Blue. It crashed into hills behind the capital Islamabad, where smoke was seen rising through heavy clouds, police said. The plane was on a domestic flight to Islamabad from Karachi with 152 people on board. Bad weather is hampering rescue operations. 152 feared killed. Pakistani television is showing images of smoke arising from a hillside in the Margalla Hills in poor weather conditions. A huge rescue effort has been launched. Details are still emerging. Find updates on Air Blues website http://www.airblue.com/ Jul 27, 2010

Air Seychelles The sales offices of Air Seychelles has moved to new premises located next to Air France and Kenya Airways, creating a new airline hub in the city of Victoria. Also in the same building are the sales offices of the archipelagoOs main ferry company. Air Seychelles codeshares and operates all flights between Mahe and Paris with Air France, and Air France/KLM are major shareholders in Kenya Airways and partners in the worldOs third largest airline alliance, Sky Team. While the flights between Nairobi, KQOs hub and Mahe are not yet codeshared between the two airlines, fresh scope is nevertheless arising out of the sales office move, and speculation is now rife as to when, rather than if, the ties between Air Seychelles and Kenya Airways will further intensify. Aug 2, 2010

Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines today launched a "Hawaii Now" fare sale, featuring low fares to Hawaii's most popular vacation destinations from several West Coast cities, including Anchorage, Alaska, Seattle, Portland, Ore., the Bay Area, Sacramento, Calif., and San Diego. One-way fares start as low as USD149 for flights from West Coast destinations and USD199 for flights from Alaska. Aug 2, 2010

Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines will inaugurate nonstop service between Bellingham, Wash., and Honolulu, Hawaii, starting Jan. 7, 2011. The daily flights will provide a convenient alternative airport for travelers in Northwestern Washington and Lower Mainland, British Columbia. Aug 2, 2010

American Airlines Passengers departing on American Airlines 293 from Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport tonight will be doing so from brand new facilities following the move by American Airlines, a founding member of the OneWorld Alliance, into new, spacious, and state-of-the-art Terminal 3. Jul 28, 2010

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