Planes

MD-80s: The Beginning of the End?

May 4, 2016 Shane Piper

In recent headlines, Delta Air Lines has reported a successful quarter as well as many of the airlines due to low fuel costs. However, every airline continues to examine their fleet to see where they

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Vietnam Airlines to Fly 787 to Australia

March 11, 2016 Tyler Tashji

Vietnam Airlines, a member of the SkyTeam Alliance, announced that it will begin flying its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft to Australia later this year. The airline currently operates a Boeing 777-200ER between Ho Chi Minh

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ANA Accomplishes 100,000 787 Flights

January 12, 2016 Ashley Magoon

On January 11, 2016, All Nippon Airways became the first airline to complete 100,000 flights in the Boeing  787 Dreamliner. Upon arrival at Sea-Tac International Airport, the milestone flight was celebrated with a special gate ceremony.

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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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