Ich denke, Meldungen 1 und 2 sind nur der Anfang eines Konsolidierungsprozesses, der die gesamte Branche erfassen wird - Meldung 3 zeigt, dass auch Boeing Probleme mit seinen Zeitplänen hat.. Emirates drops plans to fly direct to Durban United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, June 25 - 2008 at 08:50 Emirates airline's plan to have direct flights to Durban, South Africa from Dubai in December has been abandoned due to high fuel costs, reported South Africa's Independent Online. Fouad Caunhye, the regional manager of Emirates Southern Africa, said the flights, which had been announced a month ago, have been deferred until further notice. Emirates cuts Alexandria route United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, July 01 - 2008 at 09:23 Emirates is cancelling its service to Alexandria, Egypt from 10th September 2008 due to high oil prices, according to a spokesperson. The airline will continue to serve Egypt with 10 flights a week to Cairo using its large capacity Boeing 777 aircraft Emirates delays service to LA, SF United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, July 01 - 2008 at 09:43 Emirates is delaying the start of its nonstop service to Los Angeles and San Francisco by about a month because of a hold up in the delivery of four Boeing 777-200LRs aircraft, which the carrier had intended to deploy on these routes, according to a spokesperson. The service to Los Angeles is being pushed back from 1st September to 1st October, and the start of service to San Francisco is being delayed from 26th October to 20th November.