Category: USA

American Airlines 767-200 retirement date 0

American Airlines 767-200 retirement date

American Airlines has announced it will retire its Boeing 767-200 fleet on 7th May 2014. The type has been in service with the airline since 1982 and is one of the longest-serving types operated...

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Boeing 787-9 flies

The first flight of the stretched Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner took place yesterday, 17 September 2013. The newest member of the 787 family completed a 5-hour, 16-minute flight, taking off from Paine Field in Everett, Wash., at 11:02 a.m....

American Eagle retiring Embraer 135 0

American Eagle retiring Embraer 135

American Eagle is to retire its fleet of Embraer 135 aircraft on 20th November. The fleet has been slowly reduced recently, with the remaining aircraft put up for sale. The final route is not...

United add Edinburgh – Chicago flights 0

United add Edinburgh – Chicago flights

United Airlines will add a new seasonal route between Edinburgh and Chicago O’Hare from 23 May 2014. The route will operate until 6 October, with Boeing 757-200 equipment. The service will operate 5x weekly...

Delta 737-900 routes announced 0

Delta 737-900 routes announced

Delta Air Lines is due to take delivery of its first Boeing 737-900ER aircraft soon. The first flight anticipated for 3rd November.   Routes initially selected for the new aircraft are all from the...

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First Boeing 787-9 completed

Boeing has completed the first 787-9 Dreamliner. The second member of the super-efficient 787 family rolled out of the Everett, Wash., factory today to the flight line, where teams are preparing it to fly...

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Aeromexico receives first 787

Aeromexico has received its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner on delivery from Boeing. The aircraft, owned by International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC), arrived at Mexico City following a direct flight from Everett. The airplane is...

Baltimore Washington observation gallery reopened 0

Baltimore Washington observation gallery reopened

An improved Observation Gallery at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Marshall) is now open to the public. The gallery was temporarily closed in June 2012 for construction of a series of terminal enhancements....

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JetBlue A321 destinations

JetBlue will receive its first Airbus A321 aircraft in December, and the airline has announced the first destinations the type will serve. From December 19th, JetBlue’s A321s will fly: – New York JFK to...

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Hub airports of the USA

Here’s a handy reference to the main airports of the USA, and the airlines that have a hub of operations there. Anchorage Ted Stevens International, AK Alaska Airlines FedEx Express Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International, GA...