Category: North America

American Airlines US Airways merger date set 1

American Airlines US Airways merger date set

It has been announced that AMR, the parent company of American Airlines, will emerge from Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection on 9th December following a lengthy period of reorganisation. On the same day the airline...

WestJet starting flights to Ireland 2

WestJet starting flights to Ireland

WestJet will open its first transatlantic route from next summer, linking Toronto with Dublin in Ireland. The route will operate daily between 15 June and 4 October, with a stop in St. John’s, Newfoundland....

Boeing 777X officially launches with Dubai orders 0

Boeing 777X officially launches with Dubai orders

Boeing has officially launched its new 777X aircraft having now received numerous orders for the type at the Dubai Air Show. Orders for the 777X now stands at 259 examples. New orders in Dubai...

Delta planning Love Field expansion 0

Delta planning Love Field expansion

Delta has announced it will significantly expand its operations at Dallas Love Field. The airline will add flights to five destinations over 18 daily flights, challenging the likes of Southwest who currently have a...

More British Airways A380 routes 0

More British Airways A380 routes

British Airways have released details about future Airbus A380 services. From May 2014 the airline will add a second daily A380 on its London Heathrow – Los Angeles service (delayed from April). Then, from...

Airlines who still fly the MD-80 series 12

Airlines who still fly the MD-80 series

Another aircraft I noticed that is starting to slip from the radar (SAS retired their last example last month after a long association with the type) is the McDonnell Douglas MD-80 series. This stretched...

Air France A380 to San Francisco next year 0

Air France A380 to San Francisco next year

Air France will begin flying their Airbus A380 super jumbo aircraft on its route from Paris Charles de Gaulle to San Francisco next year. The aircraft is an upgrade of the regular Boeing 777,...

KLM brings forward MD-11 retirement 0

KLM brings forward MD-11 retirement

The retirement date for the McDonnell Douglas MD-11 from passenger service has been brought forward by two years as KLM looks to end operations in a year’s time. KLM are now the only operator...