Friday Aviation Trivia It’s Friday and it’s aviation trivia time. In celebration of its reopening of Hong Kong SilverKris lounge (report today – follow link), this week’s question is about Singapore Airlines. Outside of flights depart or arrive from Singapore, what is the airline’s longest flight by distance? We will update this post with the answer on Monday.
Singapore Airlines Singapore Airlines (IATA Airline Code – SQ) operates 15 SilverKris Lounges worldwide. Hong Kong International Airport (IATA Airport Code – HKG)’s lounge was closed since June 2014 for renovations and was reopened earlier this month.
South African Airways South African Airways (IATA Airline Code – SA) celebrated its 80th anniversary earlier this year and joined Star Alliance back in 2006. Its major hub is Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport (IATA Airport Code – JNB). We salute this airline in this week’s Throwback Thursday Picture of the week.
As of November 4, 2014, Air Canada (IATA Airline Code – AC) will no longer offer the Premium Economy (PE) product within North America on its Boeing 777-300ER and 787-8 aircrafts.
Delta Air Lines Delta Air Lines (IATA Airline Code – DL) started a trial partnership with Porsche to bring a selective group of passengers to their connecting flights in Atlanta International Airport (IATA Airport Code – ATL) in 2011. The trial was well received and it was expanded to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), New York […]
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.