Juneyao Airlines and Star Alliance have formally sealed a strategic partnership, which will see the Shanghai-based carrier become a connecting partner in 2017. Photo: Juneyao Airlines chairman Wang Junjin presents Star Alliance CEO Mark Schwab with a Juneyao Airlines aircraft model.
Turkish to defer 29 narrowoby deliveries
Istanbul-based Turkish Airlines will defer 39 narrowbody deliveries from a 167-strong Airbus and Boeing aircraft order because of decreased demand resulting from a series of terrorist bombings and other economic challenges in Turkey. Photo: Rendering of A321neo in Turkish Airlines’ livery
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