Monthly Archives: December 2012

China Airlines Orders Boeing 777s

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 … More ››

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Bristol Filton Airport Closes

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’ … More ››

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airberlin to Launch Daily Bucharest and Sofia Flights in January

German carrier airberlin will launch daily flights from Berlin to Bucharest and Sofia from January 28, 2013. “One of our stated goals for 2013 is … More ››

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SIA Announces Boeing 777-200ER Cabin Upgrade

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 … More ››

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AirAsia becomes first operator of Airbus’ Sharklet equipped A320

On December 21 Airbus delivered the first A320 equipped with Sharklets.  AirAsia becomes the first operator of the new fuel-saving large wing tip devices which … More ››

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Sydney T2 extension open in time for Christmas

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 … More ››

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Airbus delivers first A330 Freighter in the Americas to Tampa Cargo

Tampa Cargo, AviancaTaca Holding’s cargo airline based in Colombia, has taken delivery of the first of four new A330 Freighter (A330-200F) aircraft at Airbus facilities … More ››

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Ford Airport Gets United DC Link

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, … More ››

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Most On-Time Flights for London City

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 … More ››

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London Airport on the Goodwin Sands?

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 … More ››

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