Monthly archives for January, 2012

Delta 757 Slides off Detroit Runway

Delta 757 Slides off Detroit Runway

A Delta 757 slid off the runway today at Detroit’s Wayne County Metropolitan Airport after arriving from Las Vegas. Delta 753 was carrying over 150 people when it couldn’t turn onto a taxiway in time, and ended up sliding into the grass. It isn’t known exactly what caused the incident but Detroit was experiencing snow […]

Spanair Ceases Operations

Spanair Ceases Operations

Madrid, Spain based Spanair ceased operations today after it ran out of funds and the government announced it can’t afford to help anymore. The already financially troubled airline took a devastating blow in 2008 when 154 people were killed in Spain’s worst aviation related crash in 25 years. The last Spanair flight ever landed at […]

Spotting at Maho Beach, St. Maarten

Spotting at Maho Beach, St. Maarten

I finally made a video of the takeoffs and landings I saw when I went to St. Maarten this Summer. Sorry the quality isn’t great. Notice how low the Insel Air MD-88 gets over the beach.

London Heathrow Prepares for Olympic Games

London Heathrow Prepares for Olympic Games

London’s Heathrow Airport is likely to experience its busiest day in history this August after the conclusion of the Olympic Games as more than 10,000 athletes try to leave at the same time. An expected 140,000 people will be departing Heathrow on August 13th, the day after the Games end. The airport is expecting so […]

London Heathrow Prepares for Olympic Games

London Heathrow Prepares for Olympic Games

London’s Heathrow Airport is likely to experience its busiest day in history this August after the conclusion of the Olympic Games as more than 10,000 athletes try to leave at the same time. An expected 140,000 people will be departing Heathrow on August 13th, the day after the Games end. The airport is expecting so […]

Salt Lake City Airport to be Rebuilt

Salt Lake City Airport to be Rebuilt

The Mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah has announced that the Salt Lake City International Airport will be completely demolished and rebuilt. The current terminal is very old and susceptible to seismic activity. The airport is quickly becoming a national hub, and the current terminal can’t handle much more expansion. The airport already sees about […]

Singapore Begins a380 Service to New York – JFK

Singapore Begins a380 Service to New York – JFK

Singapore Airlines is now offering flights to and from New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport on the Airbus a380-800 Super Jumbo Jet. The flights include a stop in Frankfurt, Germany for refueling. The routes, SIA25 and SIA26, previously utilized Boeing 747-400 aircraft. The a380 will offer a much more comfortable experience on the 20 hour […]

Singapore Begins a380 Service to New York – JFK

Singapore Begins a380 Service to New York – JFK

Singapore Airlines is now offering flights to and from New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport on the Airbus a380-800 Super Jumbo Jet. The flights include a stop in Frankfurt, Germany for refueling. The routes, SIA25 and SIA26, previously utilized Boeing 747-400 aircraft. The a380 will offer a much more comfortable experience on the 20 hour […]

Photo’s of the week: January 8-14, 2012

Photo’s of the week: January 8-14, 2012

Submit your photo’s and get them featured on my blog by emailing them to KJD0008@auburn.edu. They can be of Anything aviation related. Include any relevant information and your name / where you’re from.  

Indianapolis International Prepares for Superbowl Rush

Indianapolis International Prepares for Superbowl Rush

The Indianapolis International Airport (KIND) is preparing for the mega rush of aircraft that will be flying in for the years biggest football game. The airport will see increased traffic starting the Monday before the game and lasting all the way until a couple days after a National Champion is crowned. KIND is definitely a […]

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I am a recent college graduate with a degree in Aviation Management. I spend my time as an airline industry professional, private pilot, blogger and world traveler. I have visited 36 countries to date and don't plan on slowing down. This blog is my way of sharing the latest developments in the airline industry as well as experiences from my world travels. All views and opinions are strictly my own.

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