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Delta planning Love Field expansion 0

Delta planning Love Field expansion

Delta has announced it will significantly expand its operations at Dallas Love Field. The airline will add flights to five destinations over 18 daily flights, challenging the likes of Southwest who currently have a...

Flybe closes UK bases 2

Flybe closes UK bases

Flybe has announced it will close a number of its UK airport bases in a bid to restructure the company and strengthen the airline. Bases at Aberdeen, Guernsey, Inverness, Isle of Man, Jersey and...

More British Airways A380 routes 0

More British Airways A380 routes

British Airways have released details about future Airbus A380 services. From May 2014 the airline will add a second daily A380 on its London Heathrow – Los Angeles service (delayed from April). Then, from...

Airlines who still fly the MD-80 series 11

Airlines who still fly the MD-80 series

Another aircraft I noticed that is starting to slip from the radar (SAS retired their last example last month after a long association with the type) is the McDonnell Douglas MD-80 series. This stretched...

Seaborne Airlines fleet and route expansion 0

Seaborne Airlines fleet and route expansion

We don’t often get news from the Caribbean, but one story I wanted to highlight was the expansion planned by Seaborne Airlines. The carrier will add four more Saab 340 aircraft to its fleet...

Vueling starting Brussels base 1

Vueling starting Brussels base

Spanish low-cos carrier Vueling will open a new base at Brussels Airport in May 2014. The carrier already operates four routes from the airport, and will commence seven new ones to Rome, Lisbon, Oporto, Venice,...

Aerolineas Argentinas taking A340-500s 0

Aerolineas Argentinas taking A340-500s

Aerolineas Argentinas will take delivery of former Singapore Airlines Airbus A340-500 9V-SGA soon. The aircraft was recently part of the fleet operating the world’s longest scheduled flights, from Singapore to both New York Newark,...

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...