Category: Spotting News

Malaysia A380s coming to Paris 0

Malaysia A380s coming to Paris

Malaysia Airlines will begin flying  their Airbus A380 aircraft to Paris from 1st March 2013. The aircraft will operate from Kuala Lumpur to Paris Charles de Gaulle on a daily basis, replacing the current...

Brazil proposes building 800 new airports 1

Brazil proposes building 800 new airports

I admit, I had to do a double-take when I first read this headline. Brazil’s President, Dilma Rousseff, has announced that she wants to build 800 new airports in the country to tackle its...

Filton Airport closes today 0

Filton Airport closes today

Sad news to report now, as Filton Airport, one of the most important pieces of British aviation history, is closing today after 102 years. More recently known as Bristol Filton Airport, it was originally...

Ryanair for three more Swedish airports 0

Ryanair for three more Swedish airports

Ryanair has announced plans to begin flights to three more airports in Sweden as part of its recent expansion announcements. Angelholm, Jonkoping, and Kalmar in southern Sweden will all receive a single route from...

Virgin teams up with Aer Lingus for UK domestic flights 0

Virgin teams up with Aer Lingus for UK domestic flights

Virgin Atlantic has announced it is to use Aer Lingus as a source of aircraft and crew for its upcoming UK domestic flight schedule. The airline will use four Airbus A320s operated by the...

Airbus A350 First Picture 0

Airbus A350 First Picture

Airbus has rolled out the first full A350-900 airframe at its Toulouse assembly plant, and this is the picture of that aircraft. Still without engines, this is MSN1 and will be the first flying...

Qatar Dreamliner coming to London in December 0

Qatar Dreamliner coming to London in December

Qatar Airways has confirmed the date its new Boeing 787 Dreamliners will begin serving London Heathrow. A daily flight will be operated from Doha to Heathrow from 13th December, 2013. It arrives at Heathrow...

Davos Zurich Airport Ramp Tours 2013 0

Davos Zurich Airport Ramp Tours 2013

For those of you heading to Zurich in January over the World Economic Forum event, which is held at Davos, the details of the ramp tours available at the airport have now been announced....

Iran – the last chance for an early A300 0

Iran – the last chance for an early A300

Continuing our look at rarer passenger aircraft types still in service around the world, in this piece we look at the early Airbus A300 – namely the B2 and B4 models. Later A300B4-600s are...

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...