Uber to acquire Middle Eastern rival Careem for $3.1 billion

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 12:21:52 +0000

Uber to acquire Middle Eastern rival Careem for $3.1 billion

Careem will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Uber and operate as an independent brand

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Is Eastern about to scrap Aberdeen-Newcastle-London City?

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 11:59:40 +0000

Is Eastern about to scrap Aberdeen-Newcastle-London City?

After barely four months plying the route, it appears Eastern Airways is about to suspend it.

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Accor and sbe to introduce Hyde brand in Australia

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:01:09 +0000

Accor and sbe to introduce Hyde brand in Australia

Australia is Accor’s first Asia Pacific market for expansion of its partnership with sbe

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Cathay Pacific agrees to buy HK Express: report

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:55:45 +0000

Cathay Pacific agrees to buy HK Express: report

Hong Kong's flag carrier is reportedly poised to announce its decision to buy the low-cost airline soon

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Naresh Goyal steps down from debt-laden Jet Airways board

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 06:01:08 +0000

Naresh Goyal steps down from debt-laden Jet Airways board

During a board meeting on March 25th, Goyal, his wife Anita Goyal and Kevin Knight, nominee director of Etihad Airways resigned from their positions in the company

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Singapore Airlines extends meal pre-ordering to premium economy

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 05:21:05 +0000

Singapore Airlines extends meal pre-ordering to premium economy

Singapore Airlines has made several steps to improve its food and beverage offerings recently, including extending its meal pre-ordering service to premium economy class passengers, as well as more diversified choices for specific meals.

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United now offering Polaris and Premium Plus seats on Hong Kong-Newark

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 05:20:11 +0000

United now offering Polaris and Premium Plus seats on Hong Kong-Newark

The route is United's second serving Hong Kong offering its new Polaris business class seat product after it debuted on the airline's San Francisco-Hong Kong service

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Premier Inn announces third Dublin city centre property

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 02:00:25 +0000

Premier Inn announces third Dublin city centre property

The 250-room hotel will be located within the Castleforbes Business Park

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Air China, Hainan Airlines eye new Rome route launches this summer

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 00:30:29 +0000

Air China, Hainan Airlines eye new Rome route launches this summer

Hainan Airlines will be launching flights between Shenzhen and Rome on May 30 while Air China is looking to start Hangzhou-Rome flights on June 12

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