Delta and KLM partner with India's Jet Airways

Delta Air Lines and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines yesterday announced a new codeshare agreement with India's Jet Airways. The agreement takes effect March 27, 2016 and includes new Jet Airways flights between Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport and the Indian subcontinent. Delta and KLM will offer codeshares to and within India on Jet Airways-operated flights while Jet will offer codeshares to North America and within Europe on Delta and KLM flights.

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American announces international Premium Economy

American Airlines will launch Premium Economy on its international fleet starting in late 2016. This appears to be a shrewd move to optimize profitability, but what impacts will it have on frequent flyers? Also, is this only the first step for domestic carriers trying to keep up with the in-flight experiences of international competitors?

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Delta, Emirates in a war of words over ATL-Dubai route

Last week Delta Air Lines announced that it would cease its Atlanta-Dubai service in February 2016. Since that announcement, Emirates and Delta have engaged in a war of words over the motivations behind the Atlanta-based carrier's move.

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Delta cuts Atlanta-Dubai route but publication questions the stated reasons

Delta Air Lines will cease operating its Atlanta-Dubai route in February 2016 citing unfair competition from Middle East carriers Emirates, Etihad and Qatar. However, Air Transport World suggests Delta is playing politics with an operational decision. Does Delta have a point?

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