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New York, Geneva (AirGuide - Airline News Europe) Oct 17, 2010

Air France Air France will deploy an A380 on daily Paris Charles de Gaulle[ETH]Montreal Trudeau service from May 2011. YUL will be the fourth destination served by the airlineOs A380s after New York JFK, Johannesburg and Tokyo Narita. Oct 13, 2010

British Airways British Airways is offering discounts on flights to London plus two nightsO free hotel accommodation at select three- and four-star hotels in central London when purchasing roundtrip airfares between the U.S. and the U.K. Roundtrip airfares begin at USD412 between New York (JFK or Newark) and London. Comparable airfares are available from all 19 British AirwaysO U.S. cities. Prices are available for sale through Tuesday midnight (EDT), Oct. 26, 2010. Travel is valid from Oct. 21, 2010, through Apr. 3, 2011 (excluding Dec. 20 to 22, 2010). London hotels participating in this offer include the Royal National, President, Best Western Burns, The Lancaster Gate Hotel, Fraser Place Queens Gate Apartments, Holiday Inn Kensington Forum, Hilton Docklands and Holiday Inn London Regents Park. The two free hotel nights are based on double occupancy; single occupants are offered one free hotel night. World Traveller roundtrip fares must be booked and purchased seven days in advance and are nonrefundable. Fares may be higher for other travel dates and from other U.S. departure gateways. Weekend (Thursday through Sunday) surcharge applies at USD30 each way. Fares are subject to government approval and do not include government fees and taxes from approximately USD188 and a USD2.50 September 11th Security Fee. Minimum stay of Saturday night is required and maximum stay is 11 months. Hotel accommodation must be booked with British Airways flights or British Airways codeshare services operated by American Airlines only during the promotional period. Other significant restrictions apply. For more information, visit www.ba.com/sale. Oct 14, 2010

British Airways Tax may restrict British Airways' plans for Caribbean. British Airways is eager to expand in the Caribbean, but an increase in Britain's air-passenger duty could force the carrier to shrink its plans, said CEO Willie Walsh. "BA would like to grow further in the Caribbean region, but that is at risk from the excessive levels of taxation we face," Walsh said. The U.K. passenger tax is scheduled to increase starting Nov. 1. Oct 12, 2010

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