Low Cost Airline News - Asia / Pacific.Jul 30, 2007
Oasis Hong Kong Airlines Oasis Hong Kong Airlines Limited (Traditional Chinese: 甘泉香港航空有限公司
Oasis Hong Kong Airlines asked the US Dept. of Transportation to amend its exemption and allow it to "exercise the full authority granted to Hong Kong Hong Kong (hŏng kŏng), Mandarin Xianggang, special administrative region of China, formerly a British crown colony (2005 est. pop. 6,899,000), land area 422 sq mi (1,092 sq km), adjacent to Guangdong prov. carriers" under the countries' bilateral agreement. Its current exemption allows it to serve Oakland and Chicago, but it "wishes to have this authority in place so that future US services can be planned and implemented without delay." Jul 23, 2007
Virgin Blue Launches Long-Haul Airline. Australian airline Virgin Blue said on Wednesday it planned to invest AUD AUD
In currencies, this is the abbreviation for the Australian Dollar.
The currency market, also known as the Foreign Exchange market, is the largest financial market in the world, with a daily average volume of over US $1 trillion. $70 million (USD USD
In currencies, this is the abbreviation for the U.S. Dollar.
The currency market, also known as the Foreign Exchange market, is the largest financial market in the world, with a daily average volume of over US $1 trillion. $62 million) in a new long-haul carrier it hopes will be flying on lucrative United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. routes by late 2008. The new airline, called V Australia This article or section contains information about a planned or expected new airline. , still needs US regulatory approval for its plan to operate 10 weekly services between Australia and the United States, which requires changes to existing bilateral air service agreements. Virgin is spending more than AUD$2 billion on six Boeing 777-300ER widebody aircraft for the new airline, which it said would be profitable in the second year of operation. Jul 25, 2007
Virgin Blue, V Australia
V Australia is the name chosen for Virgin Blue's new long-haul airline that will commence transpacific trans·pa·cif·ic
1. Situated on or coming from the other side of the Pacific Ocean.
2. Spanning or crossing the Pacific Ocean. services to the US late next year with a 777-300ER. Virgin Blue cannot use the Virgin name outside Australia as part of an agreement reached when Singapore Airlines took a 49% stake in Virgin Atlantic Airways in 1999. The new name was chosen from among nearly 6,000 entries solicited in a contest. With speculation continuing that SIA Sia (sī`ə) or Siaha (sī`əhə), in the Bible, family returned from the Exile.
SIA - Serial Interface Adaptor may sell its stake in Virgin Atlantic, the name V Australia will allow a seamless rebranding to Virgin Australia. The carrier has committed to an initial fleet of seven 777-300ERs and holds eight options. It is expected to announce further product details later this year. Jul 26, 2007
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