Iran Air Cleared to Resume Flights to Europe: Airline Pulse News and Notes for June 17, 2016
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Iran Air has been cleared to resume flights to Europe now that sanctions have finally been lifted and the airline has improved its safety record. The Tehran-based carrier has made large orders for new planes from Airbus.
Singapore Airlines will use its new Airbus A350 to launch service between Singapore and San Francisco. It will compete directly with United Airlines, which has recently launched its own service between the two cities.
JetBlue has now launched nonstop service between Buffalo, New York and LAX. Introductory fares as low as $99 are available through the weekend.
Indonesian airline Lion Air has been approved to fly to Europe almost a decade after it was banned from the EU because it did not meet safety standards.
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