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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...

Take aircraft photos? Share your newsworthy snaps 0

Take aircraft photos? Share your newsworthy snaps

One of the things I really want to do with AirportSpotting.com is to show you pictures of the latest airliners, aircraft and liveries from around the world. But I can’t be everywhere at once,...

Air Seychelles orders new Twin Otters 0

Air Seychelles orders new Twin Otters

Air Seychelles has placed an order for three new Viking Air DHC-6 Twin Otter aircraft, valued at $20 million. The aircraft will revitalise the airline’s domestic fleet, and replace the three ageing original de...

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...

Best of the Web – Airport Spotting Videos – Bolivia MD-10 low fly-past 0

Best of the Web – Airport Spotting Videos – Bolivia MD-10 low fly-past

It’s been a few weeks since I posted a video, so it will take something pretty spectacular to make up for that. Well, how about this video of an incredibly low and fast fly-past...

Chicago O’Hare opens new runway 0

Chicago O’Hare opens new runway

Chicago O’Hare opened its new runway 10C/28C opened on 17th October in the hope that it will instantly improve the crippling delays experienced at the airport. The new 10,800ft runway is the sixth parallel...