Aircraft

China Airlines Orders Boeing 777s

December 21, 2012 0

Boeing and China Airlines have announced an order for six Boeing777-300ERs (Extended Range) airliners.  The order is valued at approximately $2 billion at list prices and the new aircraft will become the first 777s to […]

Airports

Bristol Filton Airport Closes

December 21, 2012 2

After supporting Britain’s aviation industry for over 100 years, Bristol’s Filton Airport in South Gloucestershire, UK, is now closed to all but the emergency services’ helicopters.  The airport’s land is due to be redeveloped for […]

Airline Focus

SIA Announces Boeing 777-200ER Cabin Upgrade

December 21, 2012 0

Singapore Airlines has announced it will be investing nearly SGD$95 million (US$78m) to refit ten Boeing 777-200ER aircraft with new long-haul cabin products to provide customers with additional space and comfort. The airline says the […]

Airports

Sydney T2 extension open in time for Christmas

December 21, 2012 0

Sydney Airport has opened a new 4,500m2 extension of the T2 terminal, just in time for Christmas. “T2 is Australia’s busiest airport terminal, serving eight domestic and regional carriers, and we’re delighted to be opening […]

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Ford Airport Gets United DC Link

December 19, 2012 0

Gerald R Ford International Airport (GFIA) and United Airlines have announced a new non-stop service from GFIA to Washington Dulles International Airport. The twice-daily service, to be operated by ExpressJet under the United Express banner, […]

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Most On-Time Flights for London City

December 19, 2012 0

According to figures released by the Civil Aviation Administration, London City Airport (LCY) had the most on-time flights in the UK during the third quarter of 2012. Of the ten airports monitored, LCY recorded 91% […]

Airports

London Airport on the Goodwin Sands?

December 19, 2012 0

A new offshore airport proposal has been put forward as a solution to future runway capacity problems in the south east of England.  Sandbanks that have always been a serious hazard to shipping in the […]