Monthly archives for March, 2012

The Failure of Direct Air

The Failure of Direct Air

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina based Direct Air filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on March 15th of this year. The discount airline was well known for its flights connecting smaller cities throughout the United States to popular tourist destinations, mostly in South Carolina and Florida. The airline stopped operations overnight without any notice to customers […]

Washington Dulles to be first destination for 747-8i

Washington Dulles to be first destination for 747-8i

German flag carrier, and launch customer for the Boeing 747-8i, Lufthansa has announced that the first destination for the airliner will be Washington D.C.’s Dulles International Airport. The passenger version of the improved and enlarged jumbo jet is expected to be delivered from Boeing within the next few weeks. Lufthansa has already ordered 20 aircraft, […]

Kingfisher Airlines stops operations to many cities

Kingfisher Airlines stops operations to many cities

India based Kingfisher Airlines announced that it was suspending flights to many cities, beginning today. The airline also told about 3,500 employees not to show up for work. The financially troubled airline is waiting for decisions from the government and other associations to be made concerning its future. Kingfisher is expected to lay off a […]

Japan Airlines takes delivery of it’s first Boeing 787’s

Japan Airlines takes delivery of it’s first Boeing 787’s

Boeing delivered the first two 787 Dreamliner’s to Japan Airlines today. The two aircraft are the first examples of the type to be powered by the fuel saving GEnx engines from General Electric. Japan Airlines will utilize the aircraft on routes from Tokyo to Boston and San Diego starting later this year and will expand […]

Spotting @ KIAH. March 16, 2012

Spotting @ KIAH. March 16, 2012

While visiting Houston & Galveston this past week for spring break, I had a day to go spotting Houston at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. These are some of the best shots I captured. Check out the IAH Spotting Guide I created for more information about spotting at this exciting airport.

Spotting Guide: Houston George Bush Intercontinental (KIAH)

Spotting Guide: Houston George Bush Intercontinental (KIAH)

Houston George Bush Intercontinental is the Houston Metropolitan area’s largest and busiest airport. The airport serves over 40 million passengers per year to several domestic and international destinations. IAH is now the largest hub for United Airlines with over 800 daily departures. The majority of the aircraft you will see when spotting at Bush are […]

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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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