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Where is the 787 Flying Right Now?

The Boeing 787 has been all over the news lately, and all for the wrong reasons. While the real depth of the issues are not yet known, the 787 still continues to fly – and safely. Where does it fly? The mapS below tell you. (Click on the images to view in full size) Worldwide […]

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DoT Awards Delta the Rights for Seattle – Haneda

 The U.S Department of Transportation last week tentatively awarded Delta Air Lines the right to serve Tokyo Haneda from Seattle, after a toughly battled contest among the major US airlines. The following post sums up in brief the reasonings made by each airline, and the grounds on which their competitors contetsed it. United States has four pairs […]

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United Airlines Reveals Initial 787 Routes

United Airlines today announced its initial Boeing 787 routes, the first international route of which is to begin on 4th December, 2012.  Houston will become the first 787 crew base for United, with several other stations likely to follow.  United’s 787-8s are configured in a 36 BusinessFirst, 72 Economy Plus and 111 Economy class seats (36C/ 72W/ […]

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United 904 inaugural to Istanbul

United launches Newark – Istanbul service : PHOTOS

 United Airlines on 1st July launched its new service between New York Newark and Istanbul, Turkey. The inaugural flight, UA904, was operated by Boeing 767-300ER N657UA. The flight received a warm welcome at Istanbul (IST), the hub of fellow Star Alliance carrier Turkish Airlines. Schedule: UA904 EWR IST 1927 1220+1 D 767 UA905 IST EWR […]

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Varney’s two airlines… United at last

Who is Varney? And what are the two airlines? These questions may probably arise in your mind if you are not from the US.  Walter Varney was the founder of Varney Air Service (1926) and Varney Speed Lines (1934) – the two airlines that would later turn in to, United Airlines and Continental Airlines respectively. […]

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United Applies to Replace Continental on Brazil Routes

 As part of its procedure to get a single Air Operators Certificate, United Airlines has applied from ANAC Brazil to replace Continental Airlines code on all flights to Brazil effective 9th December 2011. The flights could still be operated with Continental Airlines aircraft and crew. New UA coded flights: UA030 GRU 2300 – 0600+1 EWR […]

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United announces Boeing 787 configuration

 United Airlines has announced that their first Boeing 787-8s will feature the following seating configuration. Business First – 36 Premium Economy – 63 Economy – 120  No details about the specific aisle configuration or the types of seats used were not released. However the numbers suggest that both the Premium Economy and Economy classes will […]

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Who Went Where in Summer – The America 2011

 The beginning of the Summer season every year ensures a large number of new, and seasonal routes starting. This year is no difference and this new feature “Who Went Where in Summer” will provide you with a neat summary of new routes that began with 2011′s Summer ( 27th March ). We hope to cover […]

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Routes of The Week 27 Feb – 14 Mar

Airline Type Route Frequency Aircraft Validity Aegean launch Larnaca – London LHR daily A320 eff 27 Mar Garuda Indonesia increase Jakarta – Hong Kong D > 2D 737-800 eff 16 Jun flydubai launch Dubai – Sohag 2 weekly 737-800 eff 6 Apr Qatar Airways launch Doha – Sofia 4 weekly A320 eff 14 Sep Qatar […]

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