Monthly Archives: June 2013

Embraer announces sale of 215 new-generation planes at Paris Air Show

Brazilian jetmaker Embraer announced the sale of 215 of its new-generation planes, with an option for another 165 at Paris Air Show.  Report from USA Today The bulk of those commitments -100 of the E175-E2 aircraft -went to Utah-headquartered regional … Continue reading

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First A350 XWB takes to the skies on its maiden flight!

2,500 hour flight test programme now underway 14 JUNE 2013 PRESS RELEASE A new chapter has opened in Airbus’ 43 year history as the first A350 XWB, the world’s most efficient large twin-engined commercial aircraft, powered aloft this morning for … Continue reading

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First Flight of the Airbus A350

Originally posted on Airline world:
The brand new Airbus A350 aircraft has taken to the skies for the first time ever on June 14, 2013 (earlier today). A very much awaited moment for the aviation world – and the 33…

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The worst airport in Canada?

Originally posted on Globe Guide:
If you’re travelling to Canada, you might want to avoid the Toronto airport. An annual survey from FlightNetwork.com finds that a staggering 71 per cent of respondents think Toronto Pearson International Airport is the worst…

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100 Days of Summer! #89 – Check Out Emirates’ First Aviation Experience to Launch in London

Originally posted on Jetset Times:
In a world first Emirates, has announced plans to open an indoor aviation themed attraction in London this July. London’s newest public attraction, the Emirates Aviation Experience, will be the first of its kind globally.…

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Airline dream that began with a map on the kitchen floor

Originally posted on St Helena Online:
Three pilots are setting up an airline to bid for the contract to fly to St Helena when its first airport opens in 2016. St Helena Online went to meet the man who dreamed…

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Air Travel …Then and Now !!!

Originally posted on Take off with Natarajan:
Luxury travel on board a BOAC De Havilland DH106 Comet 4 jetliner. It was with the Comet 4 that on 4 October 1958 BOAC operated the first ever crossings by a jet aircraft…

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