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New York (AirGuide - Airline News Asia / Pacific) Oct 17, 2010

All Nippon Airways ANA will launch daily Tokyo Narita[ETH]Manila service in March aboard 767-300ERs and will resume operating daily 767 service to Jakarta in January following a three-year cessation. It will increase four-times-weekly freighter service to Shanghai Pudong to six-times-weekly in October. Oct 15, 2010

American Airlines, Jetstar American Airlines and Jetstar, a Qantas Group airline, announced today that they have signed an agreement establishing a codeshare relationship between several destinations in New Zealand. In addition, an interline agreement between American Airlines and Jetstar has been launched, delivering enhanced customer access for customers to or from the United States across Jetstar's growing Australian and New Zealand flight networks, now totaling more than 20 destinations. Oct 12, 2010

China Southern Airlines China Southern Airlines plans to launch a service between Guangzhou and Moscow Sheremetyevo via Urumqi. The SkyTeam carrier will operate daily on the route from 31 October, using Boeing 757-200 aircraft. Currently, no airline operates non-stop between Guangzhou and Moscow Sheremetyevo, according to schedules in Innovata. Oct 11, 2010

NASA NASA chief travels to China to discuss human spaceflight partnerships. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden is due to make a five-day trip to China next week to take part in introductory talks on partnerships between the U.S. and China on human spaceflight. The trip follows agreements reached between the two countries almost a year ago that called for cooperation in human spaceflight. Oct 13, 2010

SAS Scandinavian Airlines SAS Scandinavian Airlines will start Copenhagen-Shanghai service will begin as five times weekly during next winter, using an Airbus A340-300 with 245 seats -- 46 in Business, 28 in Economy Extra and 171 in Economy. Oct 13, 2010


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