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New York, Geneva (AirGuide - Airline News Europe) Aug 22, 2010

Adria Airways Adria Airways of Slovenia will start daily Munich[ETH]Pristina service Oct. 31 aboard an A319. Aug 20, 2010

British Airways British Airways is extending its route network from London City Airport this winter with a new route to Chambery, the gateway to the French Alps. The service, by BACityFlyer, the wholly owned subsidiary of British Airways, will operate four times a week from Dec. 18 until the end of March 2011, using the airlineOs fleet of new Embraer 190 aircraft. The flights are timed to enable travelers to ski for a long weekend, a full week or longer. Fares starting from [pounds sterling]59 one way (including taxes, fees and charges). Aug 18, 2010

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines KLM has become embroiled in a dispute with the European Commission over the Dutch carrier's apparent refusal to abide by passenger rights legislation and fully compensate customers affected by April's volcanic ash cloud crisis. KLM has set a 24-hour limit on reimbursing meal and accommodation expenses incurred by passengers who were stranded by the week-long closure of European airspace in April. A spokeswoman for the carrier says the reasoning behind the limit is that there has been "no decision yet" from European Union transport ministers, who are "still discussing the means of passenger compensation" related to the ash cloud. Aug 16, 2010

Lithuania Polish and Lithuanian air navigation service providers (ANSP) are launching a study to determine the feasibility of a Baltic functional airspace block in preparation for Single European Sky operating practices. Polish ANSP Pansa and it Lithuanian conterpart Oro Navigacija say they are working with air navigation consultancy Helios to study the feasibility of a functional block in their joint airspace, including co-operation with neighbouring ANSPs. Polish ANSP Pansa and it Lithuanian conterpart Oro Navigacija say they are working with air navigation consultancy Helios to study the feasibility of a functional block in their joint airspace, including co-operation with neighbouring ANSPs. Aug 16, 2010

Lufthansa Lufthansa is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the Star Chefs gourmet program that began in 2000. Every two months, it has served first and business class travelers on long-haul flights out of Germany menus created by award-winning international chefs. Each of the menus bears the signature of its chef so that passengers have over...

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