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It was already reported back in July (read more here) that Lufthansa was in negotiations with Airberlin/Etihad to take over 40 airplanes with crews on routes that don’t touch Berlin or Duesseldorf.

Air Berlin A321

This issue resurfaced this weekend when German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung further reported about the recent developments and that was picked up by Reuters. [click to continue…]

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The long awaited (and many months delayed) Etihad Airways first class lounge has finally opened at the Abu Dhabi Airport and first class guests and Platinum members no longer have to use the “corner” at the business class lounge.

Etihad Airways Etihad Guest First Class Lounge Abu Dhabi

The lounge is spacious at 1,700 square meters and include several “zones”. There are quite a few photos of the new lounge on the National’s website (UAE newspaper) [click to continue…]