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direct flight

A flight, or a portion of it, not flown along airways but following direct routing from one place to another. It is a straight flight between two navigation fixes. See also direct.
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"ANA showed their willingness to work with us to grow WA tourism - by committing to the Tokyo-Perth direct flight services - which we are confident will be a win-win arrangement.
"Earlier, it used to take a lot of time to travel to Delhi from Agartala, now with the launch of the direct flight, travelling will become easier and we will save time and it will benefit us a lot.
"If you have confidence in a destination, the first thing is you will have direct flights. We have seen that in the US.
Back in February, Iranian and Omani officials had celebrated establishment of direct flights between Iran's Persian Gulf Island of Qeshm and Omani capital city of Muscat.
The opening of the direct flights is a historic event as all economic relations, business trips, tourists' traveling from one country to another and overall cultural relations depend on this, Azerbaijani Ambassador to India Ashraf Shikhaliyev told local media.
'We hope that this new direct flight will not only connect Southeast Asian countries but also [boost the] potential in many other areas such as culture, economy, politics and society,' he said.
The Sultanate of Oman's national carrier, Oman Air, has launched direct flights to the Egyptian city Alexandria.
Jet Airways used to operate a direct flight to Mumbai from Manchester but this stopped when the airline collapsed.
The ticket price of Biman is much lesser compared to Jet Airways, the only airways which operated Dhaka-Delhi Direct flights. Jet Airways, the India's Premier Aviation Company in private sector, has grounded all its 119 aircraft and suspended all domestic and international operations recently due to "fund shortage".
This is the first time for S7 Airlines to introduce direct flights to Taiwan, while Royal Flight has provided charter flights between Russia and Taiwan over the past few years, according to Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA).
China-based Xiamen Airlines has announced the launch of its direct flight service between Davao and Quanzhou, marking Davao's first direct flight route to Mainland China, the company said.
The direct flight actually came out of the sisterhood agreement signed in mid-November by the President's daughter, Mayor Sara Z.

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