Category: Spotting News

SAS retiring the MD-87 in September 0

SAS retiring the MD-87 in September

SAS Scandinavian Airlines System are to retire their last McDonnell Douglas MD-87 aircraft in September. The airline currently only has one example still flying – OY-KHU (MSN 53336). However, historically the airline operated a large...

Comair to shut down – sad loss of a regional pioneer 0

Comair to shut down – sad loss of a regional pioneer

Sadly, the announcement has been made by Delta Connection’s CEO, Don Bornhorst, that Comair is to shut down in September. He states: “Delta recently announced its plans to reduce the total number of regional jets...

Aeromexico expanding with 100 plane order 0

Aeromexico expanding with 100 plane order

Aeromexico has come forth to announce a huge, 100-plane order for Boeing aircraft as part of its expansion and upgrade plans. The order comprises 90 Boeing 737-8 MAX short-to-medium range, single aisle airliners, and...

Air New Zealand announces new colours 0

Air New Zealand announces new colours

Air New Zealand has announced its new colour scheme and branding. Whilst its nothing too drastic, it sees the airline stepping away from its green and blue tail colours, and adopting the national colour...

Island Air new aircraft and business model 1

Island Air new aircraft and business model

Island Air – one of Hawaii’s inter-island airlines – has announced its new business plan and new aircraft. The airline, which is based at Honolulu, has revealed a new branding and colourscheme, and the...

Seoul Incheon – an Asian hub full of potential 0

Seoul Incheon – an Asian hub full of potential

Seoul’s Incheon Airport is the South Korea’s main international airport, and it has ambitions to grow into one of the region’s biggest hubs. Already the home base of Korean Air and Asiana Airlines, Incheon...

Where to see the Malaysian A380s 0

Where to see the Malaysian A380s

For many in the UK, this week’s Farnborough Air Show was a thrilling chance to see and step aboard the new Airbus A380 in Malaysia Airlines colours. Their second example, 9M-MNB, was flown to...

Jakarta airlines move back to Halim Airport 1

Jakarta airlines move back to Halim Airport

Halim Airport in Jakarta was the city’s main airport until 1985, when the new Soekarno-Hatta International Airport opened to replace it. Since then Halim has been a base for government and military flights, plus...

Transaero’s Italian invasion 1

Transaero’s Italian invasion

Russian airline Transaero has been focusing on Italy in its latest expansion plans. It recently inaugurated flights between Moscow Vnukovo and Rome Fiumicino, which now runs 5x weekly using Boeing 737 aircraft. The maiden flight was...

Dubai planning A380 “mini-city” 0

Dubai planning A380 “mini-city”

Dubai Airport’s latest terminal will be unveiled by the end of the year, and its purpose is to house Emirates’ growing fleet of Airbus A380 jets with their massive passenger capacities, and the many...