Category: Airline News

Virgin Atlantic A330 Routes 0

Virgin Atlantic A330 Routes

Virgin Atlantic have announced the initial routes to be served by their new Airbus A330-300 aircraft, which are to be delivered in April 2011. These routes will start the same month, and feature three...

Southwest buys AirTran 0

Southwest buys AirTran

In somewhat surprising news today, Southwest Airlines has announced it is in the final stages of buying AirTran, the low-cost airline based at Atlanta. The two companies will combine operations, with all aircraft eventually...

Lufthansa A380 to Mallorca 1

Lufthansa A380 to Mallorca

Lufthansa are following in the footsteps of Air France by sending their A380 aircraft on some short sectors to familiarise their crews with the aircraft and to gain some publicity. On 2nd and 3rd...

MD-90 farewell flight in Europe 0

MD-90 farewell flight in Europe

As the MD-90’s use draws to a close in Europe, AirEvents.de have arranged a special farewell flight to take place in January at Zurich Airport. The event will be flown by a Hello MD-90....

Ryanair pull out of Belfast City 0

Ryanair pull out of Belfast City

Ryanair have used the delay in approval to extend the runway length at Belfast’s George Best City Airport as an excuse to pull out of the airport entirely. The airline currently bases one Boeing...

No more CSA to the UK 0

No more CSA to the UK

CSA Czech Airlines has announced that it will no longer serve its two routes to the UK from the Winter 2010/11 timetable. It will cancel its services from Prague to London Heathrow and Manchester...

IL-14 returns to Malev colours 0

IL-14 returns to Malev colours

Those of you passing through Budapest Ferihegy airport any time soon should see a sight that hasn’t been seen for a while – an Ilyushin IL-14 aircraft in Malev colours. The aircraft – HA-MAL...

The big new Dubai airport accepts its first flight – Airline Business 0

The big new Dubai airport accepts its first flight – Airline Business

The new Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International Airport has opened for flights and will eventually become the world’s largest airport. Initially it will only handle cargo flights (from 27 June 2010). Passenger flights will...

Last chances to fly and see the Aeroflot IL-96 0

Last chances to fly and see the Aeroflot IL-96

Despite constant threats to retire the aircraft, Aeroflot are keeping the Ilyushin IL-96s on various routes over the Summer and Winter timetables. In particular, you can see (or fly) them from Moscow SVO to...

British Airways 777-300 routes announced 1

British Airways 777-300 routes announced

British Airways are eagerly awaiting delivery of their first Boeing 777-300 model, which has recently been snapped in the final assembly line at Boeing Field, Seattle. The aircraft is due to enter service on...