Category: USA

British Airways Boeing 777-300ER delivery flight – Seattle to Cardiff 9

British Airways Boeing 777-300ER delivery flight – Seattle to Cardiff

When the invite came from British Airways to join them in ‘picking up’ their latest Boeing 777-300ER from Seattle and bringing it back to the UK, I couldn’t believe my luck. How often do...

Trip Report – Seattle with British Airways, Heathrow T5 1

Trip Report – Seattle with British Airways, Heathrow T5

On Sunday I had the pleasure of flying with British Airways from London Heathrow to Seattle Tacoma. I was looking forward to the Terminal 5 experience (I know, it’s years old now!), and comparing...

5 Old Jet hubs not to miss 1

5 Old Jet hubs not to miss

First and second generation jet airliners are getting rarer and rarer these days. It makes me incredibly sad, but at least for the time being we have these airports which are still great for...

Allegiant Air chooses Oakland as new base 0

Allegiant Air chooses Oakland as new base

From 26 April 2012, Allegiant Air will open a new base at Oakland Airport, California. It will see two MD-80 aircraft based there for scheduled operations to a number of airports. Routes include: Billings,...

10 airports to catch the 787 Dreamliner in 2012 3

10 airports to catch the 787 Dreamliner in 2012

To mark the start of international scheduled services this week by ANA’s Boeing 787, I thought I’d mention a few other places you’ll be seeing the type this year. We’ll see a lot more...

Boeing 787 World Tour Continues 0

Boeing 787 World Tour Continues

Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner World Tour continues, with new destinations and dates announced. The aircraft used is ZA003, and is fitted out to best show off the interior possibilities to airline customers it visits. The...

787 news – Scheduled flights to the USA from April 2012 0

787 news – Scheduled flights to the USA from April 2012

Fantastic news for those in the USA – ANA (All Nippon Airways) will start flying their Boeing 787 Dreamliners on scheduled services to the USA from April 2012. The three routes announced are from...

Harrisburg International Airport – Guest post by Stephanie Gehman 0

Harrisburg International Airport – Guest post by Stephanie Gehman

Harrisburg International Airport is a relatively new facility in Pennsylvania, USA. We recently spoke to the airport’s Marketing Manager, Stephanie Gehman about the airport, which is relatively unknown to our European readers, but offers...

Chicago Midway Buffer Zones to be created 0

Chicago Midway Buffer Zones to be created

Four areas of land around Midway Airport are to be acquired to help make the airport safer. Chicago City Council made the announcement this week. In 2005 a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 slid off...

Phoenix Airports – A Spotting Guide 0

Phoenix Airports – A Spotting Guide

Arizona is a great place to visit if you’re an aviation enthusiast. Not only does it have a couple of major airports, but it’s also home to many storage bases and the incredible AMARG...