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Japan’s ANA Forms New Budget Airline with AirAsia

Posted July 21st, 2011 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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Japan’s biggest airline is joining forces with Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia to create a new low-cost airline to be based in Japan. All Nippon Airways announced the creation of AirAsia Japan Thursday in a joint press release with AirAsia. The companies say AirAsia Japan will be the first low-budget airline to operate out of Tokyo’s […]

Palestinian Government Blames Donor Shortfall for Wage Cuts

Posted July 4th, 2011 at 2:55 am (UTC-5)
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The Palestinian Authority says it can only pay its employees half their salary this month, as donors have failed to deliver on their pledges of financial aid. Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad said Sunday the government has received only $330 million of the $971 million pledged for this year. He said the gap has […]

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