Airline Pulse: News and Notes for Jan. 20, 2016
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Bird Strike Causes Major Damage To Air Namibia Flight
Hawaiian Celebrates Five Years Of Flights To Korea
Air Malta Does Not Want To Become A Low-Cost Carrier
Norwegian Boss Eyes Partnership With Ryanair
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Despite a falling number of Chinese tourists, Cambodia’s three international airports expect a record amount of traffic in 2016. Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville and Siam Reap are all projecting year-on-year growth to top seven percent.
Delta Airlines will no longer allow larger pets to fly with their owners. Instead, they will be flown in the cargo hold. United Airlines has a similar policy.
JetBlue is expanding its code sharing agreement with Hawaiian Airlines. The deal will allow the low-cost carrier to offer service to Hawaii from many of its East Coast destinations. Passengers will fly JetBlue to the West Coast and then hop on a Hawaiian flight to get to the islands.
Slovenia has sold government-owned Adria Airways. The airline was bought by an investment fund from Germany.
British Airways and Iberia owner IAG has said that it may lease Airbus A380s instead of buying them, even though it already has options to purchase. Leasing would help the company keep its costs down, even if it meant letting the options expire.
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