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  1. Alastair Majury
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    As a Scottish reader, thanks for sharing this piece of Scotland related aviation news!
    Regards, Alastair Majury

  2. United drops Hangzhou service, scaling back in China - Wandering Aramean

    […] But United mostly chose to avoid those battles in recent years, expanding into secondary markets with its fleet of more fuel-efficient Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. Hangzhou, Xi’an and Chengdu are the trio the carrier tried with Brian Znotins in the roe of VP, Network, in charge of route planning. He left the company in late 2016 (now at WestJet planning a similar major international push) as part of the executive suite purge under new Untied CEO Oscar Muñoz. With his departure and the arrival of Scott Kirby as president for the airline the focus for growth shifted to domestic markets. Hawaii gets a major boost from United this winter, for example, and many domestic hub routes are seeing larger aircraft enter service while cuts are coming across the Atlantic as well. […]