Airports
Trulli
Terminal D at DFW Airport (Photo: DFW Airport)

DFW Airport Develops New App for Apple TV Users

Over the past few years, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport has been working to improve the customer experience for passengers being the fourth busiest airport in the nation. In February of 2016, the airport signed a deal valued at over $35 million with Coca-Cola to become an official provider of beverages. [caption id="attachment_11572" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] (Graphic: DFW Airport)[/caption] But with over 65 million passengers traveling through the airport last year, their method of communication with passengers has also expanded to ensure…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) In Aviation History: Cyprus Airways

The first airline of Cyprus took off for its inaugural flight 69 years ago in April of 1948, after being established just a few months before in September of 1947. The airline started off with three Douglas DC-3s and continued to expand with the addition of more aircraft and new…

Remembering The Pope’s Flight To America

The Vatican City does not have a specific aircraft designated for the Pope, meaning he usually relies on a chartered Alitalia aircraft. However, when Pope Francis visited the United States back in September of 2015, American Airlines was the lucky airline chosen to fly the Pope around the country. The airline…

Taking Flight Again After Eight Years: The Story of Olympic…

If you have flown to Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport during the past few years, you may have noticed two Olympic Airlines Airbus A340-300 aircraft sitting near the airline's former hangars parallel to runway 03R/21L. When the carrier ceased operations in 2009 after 52 years of operations, it had 43…

Qantas Unveils New $30 Million Maintenance Facility at LAX

On Friday, Qantas unveiled its brand new $30 million hangar at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The hangar was designed specifically to be able to handle the world’s largest passenger aircraft, the Airbus A380. The hangar is 613,543 square feet and 12 stories high, which is just 10 stories less…

Emirates Announces 12th US Destination via Athens

On Monday, Dubai-based Emirates announced the first nonstop year round flight between the United States and Greece. The new flight will be Emirates’ second “Fifth Freedom” flight to the US. The Greek Government initially showed its interest to Emirates for a nonstop flight from Greece to New York a few years…

United Names First 777-300ER “New Spirit of United” Ahead of…

United's first Boeing 777-300ER was delivered earlier this month and has been preparing for its first revenue flight which is scheduled from Newark to San Fransisco on Feb. 16. Unlike older aircraft, this one will be the first in the fleet to feature United’s brand new Polaris business class seats. These…

Iran Air Celebrates Arrival of New Airbus A321

After 24 years without any new airplanes, Iran Air finally received their first of many new aircraft yesterday, an Airbus A321. A ceremony was held at Airbus' headquarters in Toulouse to celebrate this historic day. Today the aircraft, an A321 (EP-IFA), was flown to Tehran's Mehrabad International Airport. A team…

The Mystery of Bali’s Abandoned Aircraft

Oftentimes the only place to find an abandoned airplane is at an abandoned airfield or at specific airports that serve as aircraft boneyards. However, this is not the case on the island of Bali, where two Boeing 737 aircraft have become local tourist attractions. Bali, an island located in Indonesia, has long been…