Category: Western Europe

Air China Cargo to add 757 and 777 aircraft 0

Air China Cargo to add 757 and 777 aircraft

Air China Cargo has announced plans to introduce both Boeing 757 and 777 freighters to its operation. A total of five converted Air China 757s will join the fleet, with the first beginning domestic...

Air France A380 to San Francisco next year 0

Air France A380 to San Francisco next year

Air France will begin flying their Airbus A380 super jumbo aircraft on its route from Paris Charles de Gaulle to San Francisco next year. The aircraft is an upgrade of the regular Boeing 777,...

KLM brings forward MD-11 retirement 0

KLM brings forward MD-11 retirement

The retirement date for the McDonnell Douglas MD-11 from passenger service has been brought forward by two years as KLM looks to end operations in a year’s time. KLM are now the only operator...

Dubai World Central gains two new airlines 0

Dubai World Central gains two new airlines

The new Dubai World Central (also known as Dubai Al Maktoum) airport has had some positive news over the past few days as two airlines have announced their intention to fly routes to the...

Norwegian add UK long-haul flights 1

Norwegian add UK long-haul flights

Norwegian Air Shuttle have announced plans to commence long-haul flights from London Gatwick Airport in the UK from next summer. Following the inauguration of routes from Scandinavia this year with their new Boeing 787...

Second A350XWB takes flight 0

Second A350XWB takes flight

The second Airbus A350XWB test aircraft has taken to the skies on its first flight at Toulouse. F-WZGG, MSN3, carries equipment to aid in the testing and certification process, like the first aircraft which...

Gatwick’s mobile reporters get snapping 0

Gatwick’s mobile reporters get snapping

Eleven members of staff at London Gatwick Airport have been enlisted as mobile photographers to document the life of the airport as they go about their daily jobs. Gatwick was one of the first...

Adria Airways setting up non-Slovenian bases 0

Adria Airways setting up non-Slovenian bases

Slovenian national carrier Adria Airways is looking to set up a number of hubs or focus cities at airports outside of its home country. The airline has already based a CRJ900 aircraft at Pristina...