It’s Halloween. Happy Trick and Treating from Experience The Skies. In this edition of Friday Aviation Trivia, we will go back into history to the Queen of the Skies, the Boeing 747. Pan American Airlines was the first to order and fly the unique double decker. Here is a first commercial of the 747 service: Onto the […]
Finnair This week, we celebrate the 91st birthday of Finnair (IATA Airline Code – AY). Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, it was founded on November 1, 1923 and is part of the onewold Alliance. It is also the fifth oldest operational airline of the world by date (refer to link). Follow the link for more vintage pictures of […]
Tokyo As A Mini Hub Both United Airlines (IATA Airline Code – UA) and Delta Air Lines (DL) (through the acquisition from Northwest Airlines (NW)) have secondary hubs in Narita International Airport (IATA Airport Code – NRT) in Tokyo, Japan. UA operates an additional one at Guam International Airport (GUM). Less than 10 years ago, it […]
It’s Friday. Today’s trivia question comes from a blog reader from California, USA. Name the only US major city airport whose name and location are spread over two states. Click the post for a hint inside.
Concorde’s Last Flight It has been more than 11 years since British Airways (BA)’s Concorde stopped operations. The London based airline posted a page celebrating the Concorde’s history as part of its own anniversary (refer here for details). As such, we are dedicating this week’s Throwback Thursday pic to the Concorde.
Lufthansa Group made up of Lufthansa Airlines (IATA Airline Code – LH), Austrian Airlines (OS), Brussels Airlines (SN), SWISS (LX) and Germanwings (4U) announced its Winter 2015 schedule today.
Trivia Question KLM recently celebrated 95 years in operations on October 7, 2014. Let’s go with the theme of longevity for this week’s trivia question.
CP Air Every Thursday, we will post some older pictures of airlines (e.g. plane, food, airport decorations, menu, etc). Feel free to share your stories flying these airlines.
Air Berlin Following the Etihad Airways (IATA Airline Code – EY) Premium Airline Partner program announcement on October 8, 2014. Air Berlin (AB) announced today that it will be moving its Milan operations from Malpensa (IATA Airport Code – MXP) to Linate (LIN) as at October 26, 2014.
Headline – Airline Stocks are Under Pressure from Ebola Uncertainties North American airline stocks continue to be under pressure from Ebola related uncertainties. As new rumoured or confirmed cases are reported, the market is reacting negatively.