European Airport Fails Undercover Security Test: Airline Pulse News and Notes for April 19, 2016
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These are the air travel stories taking off on the internet today.
South African Airways Cancels Flights Because of Airport Conditions
Airbus Opens Flight School in Asia
Omaha Getting New California Connection
Security Experts Smuggle Bomb Parts through Cologne Airport
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Monarch Airlines is reportedly looking to expand by purchasing another carrier. News outlets in the UK have cited anonymous sources as saying that Air Berlin, TuiFly, and Thomas Cook Airlines are likely targets for a takeover.
U.S. regulators have finally approved an application by Norwegian Airlines to fly to the States from Ireland. Labor groups and airline lobbyists in the U.S. had opposed the deal because it would mean more competition from low cost carriers.
Delta Air Lines is preparing to add a new route from Salt Lake City to London Heathrow. The daily service takes off on April 24. During the winter, flights will operate four times per week.
Delta Air Lines will keep its hub in Atlanta for at least another two decades. The carrier has extended its lease for another 20 years. In addition to keeping its large presence in the terminals and on the tarmac, Delta will, for the first time, also help out with the cost of securing the airport.
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