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Strong market sees profit lift for Vietnam Airlines in first quarter

May 4, 2018

HANOI – Reporting a pre-tax consolidated group profit of VIN1.46 trillion for the first quarter, Vietnam Airlines says growth in Vietnam’s aviation sector in the first months of 2018 exceeded forecasts for both domestic and international routes, creating a market of 16.6 million passengers.

For the quarter, Vietnam Airlines operated nearly 33,000 flights, up 4.3 % over the same period last year, and transported 5 million passengers - 5 % more than in the same period last year.

JAL adding codeshare flights to Irkutsk and Novosibirsk with Russia’s S7 Airlines

April 12, 2018

TOKYO - Japan Airlines and Russia's S7 Airlines (S7), both members of the oneworld® alliance, have agreed to further expand their codeshare cooperation by adding new destinations in Russia. JAL's codeshare flights in Russia will be increased from 20 to 22 routes, with flights to Irkutsk beginning from April 29 and to Novosibirsk from June 2. (ATI).