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Fly Dubai set for April 21 inaugural flight to Juba

As reported here in February in a breaking news article, Fly Dubai will commence flights to Juba from April 21.

AirAsia scraps plans for Singapore joint venture

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — AirAsia, Asia’s largest low-cost carrier, has scrapped plans for a Singapore joint venture due to high operating costs and lack of domestic market potential in the island

1Time set to pull flights from Mombasa

(eTN) - A regular source from Kenya’s tourism fraternity has just confirmed that 1Time, a South African low-cost carrier (LCC) flying for a while now between Johannesburg and Mombasa, appears set to

Putting the fun back in flying

Kulula is an airline with its head office situated in Johannesburg. Whether the rest of this article is based in truth or is just simply funny, is not clear.

Budget carrier bmibaby to close later this year

Budget airline bmibaby is set to shut down later this year, threatening the loss of hundreds of jobs and the ending of its flights.

Jambo Jet is coming to Eastern Africa this year

Kenya Airways’ (KQ) own low-cost carrier (LCC), Jambo Jet, is still expected to take to the skies over Kenya and across Eastern Africa by 2012, it was learned from a regular source in Nairobi.

Low-cost carrier to begin flights from South Africa to Mombasa

(eTN) - Information was just confirmed that 1Time, one of South Africa’s low-cost carriers, will add Mombasa to their network by March of this year, following successful flights between OR Tambo Int

ANA considers establishing new low-cost carrier

TOKYO - All Nippon Airways is considering establishing a new low-cost air carrier based at Kansai Airport near Osaka, Japan, for both domestic and international routes, industry sources said Saturday.

Air Arabia to launch new low-cost carrier in Jordan

Air Arabia (Sharjah) and the Tantash Group (Amman), a diversified investment company active in the travel sector have announced the signing of a joint venture (JV) agreement to launch a new low-cost c

Aeroflot CEO: Rosavia may become a low-cost carrier

OAO Aeroflot, Eastern Europe’s biggest airline, may start a low-cost carrier after completing the acquisition of Russian Technologies’s Rosavia unit, Chief Executive Officer Vitaly Savelyev said.

Bangkok Airways’ struggle on international routes

BANGKOK (eTN) - Regional Thai carrier Bangkok Airways’ struggles with its international network under the combined factors of plummeting outbound travel from Northeast Asia and Europe, as well as in

Low-cost airline set for Kuwait listing

KUWAIT: Low-budget airline Jazeera Airlines said yesterday it would debut on the Kuwaiti stock market on January 14, more than six months later than initially planned.The company won Kuwaiti approval for the listing, Jazeera said. It had initially planned to list its shares in the second quarter, but had to wait for final approval.

New low cost airline to operate to Malta

(TVLW) - Spanish low-cost airline Vueling will start operating to and from Malta as from the 31st March 2008, the Government announced. The airline will be flying to the Malta International Airport three times a week from Madrid. This new service is expected to increase Spanish tourism towards Malta.Barcelona-based Vueling was set up in 2004 and boasts of a fleet of 24 airplanes.