Airline News - Europe.


Feb 25, 2008

U.S. travelers will pay more to fly to Europe. Soaring fuel prices have forced airlines to boost fares to Europe. One analysis found that the average fare paid through Jan. 31 for U.S.-Europe travel in April or May rose 6.9% from year-ago levels. Feb 19, 2008

Estonian Air

Estonian Air launched thrice-weekly Tallinn-Minsk on a 33-seat Saab 340. Feb 21, 2008


Finnair said on Thursday it planned to add more flights on its routes to Russia, Hong Kong and India from its home base. The airline would add three weekly flights to Hong Kong and one weekly flight to Mumbai this spring, it said in a statement. Finnair also said it planned to include Yekaterinburg in Russia as a new destination with three weekly flights, starting next autumn, and would fly more often to St Petersburg and Moscow. Feb 21, 2008


Lufthansa will launch thrice-weekly Munich-Mumbai passenger service on May 3 with an Airbus A340-300 and increase thrice-weekly Frankfurt-Kolkata to five-times-weekly on June 3, when it will operate 50 weekly flights to six Indian destinations. Feb 20, 2008


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