Airlines

Finnair’s First A350 XWB Makes Its Maiden Flight

September 18, 2015 James Dinsdale

Finland’s flag carrier Finnair has seen its first Airbus A350-900 XWB embark on its maiden flight out of Toulouse. The aircraft, registered F-WZFM, took off at 11:20UTC on September 16th from Airbus’ headquarters in southern France before

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Airbus Opens First US Plant in Alabama

September 14, 2015 Joe Pesek

In an effort to compete for American customers on Boeing’s home turf, Airbus has officially opened its first factory in the United States. Built in Mobile, Alabama, this brand new 53 acre facility will be tasked

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The 777-200: A Recap of Recent Incidents

September 11, 2015 James Dinsdale

Since Tuesday’s accident  at McCarran International in Las Vegas the 777-200 has been involved in fourteen prior aviation accidents and incidents since its first flight back in 1994. As of today, over 1200 Boeing 777 aircraft are

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United Airlines Orders Ten 777-300ERs

April 26, 2015 AirlineGeeks.com Staff

Chicago-based United Airlines has officially announced the conversion of ten of their orders for the Boeing 787-9 into orders for the Boeing 777-300ER. The Boeing 777-300ER is currently the largest twin-engine jet in mass production.  This

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Alaska Airlines To Link Boise and Spokane

March 27, 2015 Jace Moseley

On Wednesday, March 18, 2015, Seattle-based, Alaska Airlines, announced a new route, not out of Seattle, but out of Boise, Idaho. The new route will link Spokane, Washington with Boise. The route is scheduled to

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