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Finnair to lease LOT Boeing 787

Finnair will lease LOT Polish Airlines’ Boeing 787 SP-LRE from 27th December to 3rd January 2014. The aircraft will be used on flights from Helsinki Vantaa to New York JFK.

Air Canada orders up to 109 Boeing 737MAX aircraft 0

Air Canada orders up to 109 Boeing 737MAX aircraft

Air Canada has announced an order for up to 109 Boeing 737MAX aircraft to renew its mainline narrowbody fleet. The agreement with Boeing, which is subject to completion of final documentation and other conditions, includes...

Pan Am closed 22 years ago today 1

Pan Am closed 22 years ago today

On 4th December 1991 the world lost one of the most significant airlines to ever grace the skies – Pan American World Airways, or Pan Am for short. Founded in 1927 as Pan American...

American Airlines US Airways merger date set 1

American Airlines US Airways merger date set

It has been announced that AMR, the parent company of American Airlines, will emerge from Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection on 9th December following a lengthy period of reorganisation. On the same day the airline...

Ryanair opening Rome and Brussels bases 0

Ryanair opening Rome and Brussels bases

Old news you might think – Ryanair has operated bases at Rome Ciampino and Brussels Charleroi for years. But now the airline has announced bases at both of the cities’ primary airports – Fiumicino...

Gatwick Bloc hotel offers spotting opportunities 0

Gatwick Bloc hotel offers spotting opportunities

London Gatwick Airport has become notoriously difficult to spot at since the viewing terraces closed in 2002. However, a solution is imminent in the form of a new hotel due to open early next...