Category: Venezuela

Airlines who still fly the MD-80 series 9

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...

National Airlines – where are they now? 0

National Airlines – where are they now?

The best-know National Airlines (there was a later one in the 1990s) was founded in 1934 as a Florida based carrier operating along the Gulf Coast from bases at Jacksonville and St Petersburg. It soon...

Venezuela to ban older generation airliners 0

Venezuela to ban older generation airliners

Venezuela is set to ban all older generation jet airliners in the country, presumably in a bid to improve safety standards and the quality of its air travel offering compared to other countries. Aircraft...

Where can you fly on a Shorts SD360? Last Chance to Fly 0

Where can you fly on a Shorts SD360? Last Chance to Fly

The Shorts SD-360 was a funny-looking commuter plane. Built alongside its twin Shorts SD-330 type, the 360 can be recognised for having a single fin (compared to the twin fins on the 330). The...

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...