Low-Cost Carriers Band Together: Airline Pulse News and Notes for May 16, 2016
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On May 26, Delta Air Lines will start direct service from Detroit to Munich. Because of the high number of connections (175 in Europe alone) in the German city, this will further open up the continent to fliers from the Michigan city.
Asia has a new airline alliance. The Value Alliance consists of low cost carriers from the region. The members are Scoot Air, Tiger Airways, Vanilla Air, Tiger Airways Australia, Nok Airlines, NokScoot, Cebu Pacific Air and Jeju Air.
Boeing was able to deliver more airplanes than Airbus in March. The European manufacturer delivered 47 narrow-body planes and 10 wide-body craft. Boeing delivered one fewer narrow-body craft (46 in total), but 25 wide-body planes.
Burbank Bob Hope Airport will be getting a name-change. The L.A.-area airport will no longer use the name of the famous comedian, Instead, it will be called Hollywood-Burbank Airport.
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