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Transavia to lease Air Transat 737s 0

Transavia to lease Air Transat 737s

In July we reported that Air Transat are planning to lease Boeing 737-800 aircraft to help supplement the widebody Airbus A310/A330 fleet on Summer services. It has now emerged that the carrier is planning...

American Eagle retiring Embraer 135 0

American Eagle retiring Embraer 135

American Eagle is to retire its fleet of Embraer 135 aircraft on 20th November. The fleet has been slowly reduced recently, with the remaining aircraft put up for sale. The final route is not...

United add Edinburgh – Chicago flights 0

United add Edinburgh – Chicago flights

United Airlines will add a new seasonal route between Edinburgh and Chicago O’Hare from 23 May 2014. The route will operate until 6 October, with Boeing 757-200 equipment. The service will operate 5x weekly...

Norwegian set to enter Spanish domestic market 0

Norwegian set to enter Spanish domestic market

Norwegian has applied to serve a number of domestic routes in Spain as it continues to grow its network and hubs in the country. The routes initially applied for include Madrid to Tenerife South...

Thai AirAsia to set up Chiang Mai base 0

Thai AirAsia to set up Chiang Mai base

Thai AirAsia is set to re-establish a base at Chiang Mai in northern Thailand in order to establish itself further in the Chinese market. It already serves a number of domestic destinations from Chiang...

Finnair’s new A321 is the first with Sharklets 0

Finnair’s new A321 is the first with Sharklets

Finnair has received a new Airbus A321 aircraft, registration OH-LZG, which is the first example in the world to be equipped with Sharklets. The aircraft will eventually replace Finnair’s existing fleet of 757s, making...

Qatar Airways A380 flies 0

Qatar Airways A380 flies

Qatar Airways‘ first Airbus A380 has performed its maiden flight from Toulouse ahead of a planned delivery in 2014. Between now and delivery it will fly to Hamburg for interior and cabin outfitting. Qatar...

Best of the Web – Airports Spotting Videos – British Airways new advert 0

Best of the Web – Airports Spotting Videos – British Airways new advert

A bit of a different video for the ‘Best of the Web’ section this week, but since British Airways have always been good to Airport Spotting Blog and supported what we do, we thought...

Delta 737-900 routes announced 0

Delta 737-900 routes announced

Delta Air Lines is due to take delivery of its first Boeing 737-900ER aircraft soon. The first flight anticipated for 3rd November.   Routes initially selected for the new aircraft are all from the...

Kriber seeks to re-open Ciduad Real airport 0

Kriber seeks to re-open Ciduad Real airport

New Spanish startup carrier Kriber Airlines has made clear it plans to purchase the abandoned Ciudad Real airport in a bid to create a hub for passenger and cargo flights. The airport was opened...