Category: North America

Baltimore Washington BWI Airport redevelopment begins 0

Baltimore Washington BWI Airport redevelopment begins

A major redevelopment at Baltimore Washington BWI Airport has begun that will help it better accommodate its two biggest carriers following their recent merger. BWI’s $44 million redevelopment will see the B and C...

Catching the last DC-9-20 0

Catching the last DC-9-20

The Douglas DC-9-20 was one of the rarer variants of the type, and only ten were ever built. It was developed for Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) and their requirements for short-field takeoffs in remote...

Southwest spreading over AirTran cities 0

Southwest spreading over AirTran cities

The Southwest Airlines brand will take over four cities currently served by AirTran by April 2013. Southwest bought AirTran recently, and big changes are afoot at the airline, including the planned replacement of its...

Silver Airways expansion continues 0

Silver Airways expansion continues

The new darling regional carrier of the southern USA, Silver Airways, has announced further expansion of its route network with new services from Alabama and Mississippi. These include flights from Greenville, Tupelo, Hattiesburg-Laurel and Meridian, Mississippi, as well...

Best of the Web – Airport Spotting Videos – Shuttle Carrier final takeoff 0

Best of the Web – Airport Spotting Videos – Shuttle Carrier final takeoff

It was a sad moment when the NASA Space Shuttle was retired. And now that they’ve all been delivered to their respective museums, I’ve got another sad moment to share – the final takeoff...

Air Canada to launch a low cost carrier 0

Air Canada to launch a low cost carrier

Following the recent announcement that Lufthansa are to launch a new low cost carrier to handle short haul flying, Air Canada have also now announced their intentions to start a new low cost subsidiary...

Iberia wins award for Madrid Terminal 4 Agora project 0

Iberia wins award for Madrid Terminal 4 Agora project

Iberia, the Spanish national airline, has won “the best passenger assistance initiative” award at the Future Travel Experiences event in Vancouver. This is in recognition for Iberia‘s Agora project at Madrid’s Terminal 4 –...

Round the world charity trip in seven days 1

Round the world charity trip in seven days

 A good friend of mine, Andrew Solum, and British Airways‘ Head of UK & Ireland Sales, Richard Tams, are about to embark upon a fantastic journey in the hope of raising money for charity....

United Airlines 787 domestic flights 0

United Airlines 787 domestic flights

Prior to going into service, United Airlines will flying its first Boeing 787 aircraft (the first one in North America) on a number of domestic routes for the rest of the year in order...

Runway Rooms? 1

Runway Rooms?

A nice article has appeared in Australia’s The Age newspaper on the subject of Runway Rooms, or hotels with good views of the action at airports. The article is written by Katrina Lobley, but...