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British Airways has started thrice daily service between London City Airport and Berlin. This means that the English flag carrier now has 70 weekly flights between City Airport and Germany.
Air Transat has launched two new international routes this week. The Canadian airline will fly weekly between Zagreb and Toronto Pearson and also once per week between Vancouver and Rome.
London Gatwick has opened a new pier to passengers. So-called Pier One features a baggage claim area and five gates. The project cost £186 million ($273 million) and will allow the airport to handle an additional 4,250 items per hour.
India’s government has decided to allow foreign investors to own up to 100 percent of domestic carriers. Foreign airlines cannot own Indian airlines, but investors not affiliated with international carriers are able to purchase all the shares of Indian airlines.
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