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IAG orders up to 220 Airbus A320. Vueling growth planned 0

IAG orders up to 220 Airbus A320. Vueling growth planned

International Airlines Group (IAG), which is the parent company of British Airways, Iberia and Vueling, has placed firm orders and options for 220 Airbus A320 aircraft. 120 of the aircraft are set to be...

Comiso Airport opens with Ryanair flights 0

Comiso Airport opens with Ryanair flights

Italy’s newest commercial airport, and the fourth on Sicily, recently welcomed its first passenger flights as it looks to take a share of tourist traffic to the island. Comiso Airport is a converted military...

Baltimore Washington observation gallery reopened 0

Baltimore Washington observation gallery reopened

An improved Observation Gallery at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Marshall) is now open to the public. The gallery was temporarily closed in June 2012 for construction of a series of terminal enhancements....

bmi Regional flying for Flyglinjen in Sweden 0

bmi Regional flying for Flyglinjen in Sweden

Swedish regional carrier Flyglinjen today launches a three times daily, six days a week service between Kristianstad and Stockholm Arlanda using a 49-seater Embraer ERJ-145 aircraft provided by bmi regional. The contract flying arrangement...

Berlin Brandenburg cargo facility opens 0

Berlin Brandenburg cargo facility opens

The much-delayed Berlin Brandenburg Airport made a step towards its full opening this month as its new cargo facility handled its first flights. Farnair Switzerland linked the airport using one of its ATR72 freighters,...

Tampa Airport webcams – for some armchair spotting 0

Tampa Airport webcams – for some armchair spotting

Tampa Airport’s website hosts no less than four different webcams for viewing what’s going on, from the comfort of your armchair or computer desk. Each camera points at one of the runway thresholds, so...

Thomas Cook boost Stansted 0

Thomas Cook boost Stansted

Thomas Cook Airlines are to boost their services at London Stansted from next Summer by basing two Airbus A321 aircraft at the airport. The additional and larger aircraft means that a range of new...

JetBlue A321 destinations 0

JetBlue A321 destinations

JetBlue will receive its first Airbus A321 aircraft in December, and the airline has announced the first destinations the type will serve. From December 19th, JetBlue’s A321s will fly: – New York JFK to...

Hub airports of the USA 2

Hub airports of the USA

Here’s a handy reference to the main airports of the USA, and the airlines that have a hub of operations there. Anchorage Ted Stevens International, AK Alaska Airlines FedEx Express Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International, GA...