• Archive for January, 2012

    Delta 757 Slides off Detroit Runway

    by  • January 30, 2012 • Accidents • 0 Comments

    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...

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    Spanair Ceases Operations

    by  • January 27, 2012 • Airlines • 0 Comments

    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...

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    London Heathrow Prepares for Olympic Games

    by  • January 19, 2012 • Airports • 0 Comments

    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...

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    Salt Lake City Airport to be Rebuilt

    by  • January 18, 2012 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    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...

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    Singapore Begins a380 Service to New York – JFK

    by  • January 16, 2012 • Airlines • 0 Comments

    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...

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    Singapore Begins a380 Service to New York – JFK

    by  • January 16, 2012 • Airlines • 0 Comments

    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...

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