Category: Spotting News

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...

LOT Polish 787 flights in Europe 0

LOT Polish 787 flights in Europe

LOT Polish Airlines has announced a series of intra-European flights on their new Boeing 787 aircraft to aid in crew familiarity. The first aircraft is due for delivery in November, making LOT the first...

Will Lufthansa Start a Low Cost Carrier? 2

Will Lufthansa Start a Low Cost Carrier?

Lufthansa have indicated that they’re looking to start a low-cost airline to handle a portion of their European flying. The German national carrier has already stated that these European operations are losing money in...

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...

United Airlines 787s – more routes announced 1

United Airlines 787s – more routes announced

United Airlines has announced more routes that its new Boeing 787 Dreamliners will fly on. Their first aircraft made a test flight looking resplendent in full United colours earlier this week. They should take...

Virgin Atlantic announces Manchester to London Heathrow route 1

Virgin Atlantic announces Manchester to London Heathrow route

Virgin Atlantic will fly its first domestic route from the summer 2013 timetable as it begins linking Manchester with London Heathrow multiple times per day. The airline feels that since the sale of bmi...

Singapore Changi Airport’s new Terminal 1 viewing gallery open 0

Singapore Changi Airport’s new Terminal 1 viewing gallery open

Singapore Changi Airport has recently been redeveloping the older Terminal 1 building to bring it in line with the rest of the airport. As part of the redevelopment, Terminal 1’s Viewing Gallery has been...

Ethiopian’s expansion plans 0

Ethiopian’s expansion plans

As Ethiopian Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft this week – only the third airline to do so – it has outlined plans to expand its fleet and home base...

Spanish regional Helitt expands 0

Spanish regional Helitt expands

Helitt – a regional airline which started up at Malaga in late 2011 – has recently announced its expansion with new routes from Barcelona. Initially, Helitt began serving Melilla – a Spanish enclave in...