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The inaugural 2014 British Airways flight to Austin waves an American flag from the cockpit after landing. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Mateen Kontoravdis)

Austin Celebrates Five Years of British Airways Flights

History was made in the capital of Texas when British Airways announced the first ever transatlantic flight to Austin in Sept. 2013. Six short months later, BA190 made its inaugural flight between Austin, Texas and London Heathrow, marking the first regularly scheduled transatlantic flight from Austin. As the first Chatham Dockyard liveried aircraft landed in Austin, aviation enthusiasts were treated to scones by the airport on the chilly March day. The best part, however, was the aircraft’s decision to land…

United Continues to Shatter Long-Haul Records with New Routes and…

United Airlines has wasted no time in utilizing its newest widebody additions: the Boeing 777-300ER and the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. For the Chicago-based carrier, the two aircraft are the largest in its fleet with some of the longest ranges among current aircraft offerings. United’s most recent additions to its route…