• Archive for March, 2012

    The Failure of Direct Air

    by  • March 31, 2012 • Airlines • 0 Comments

    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...

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    Washington Dulles to be first destination for 747-8i

    by  • March 30, 2012 • Airlines • 0 Comments

    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...

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    Kingfisher Airlines stops operations to many cities

    by  • March 27, 2012 • Airlines • 0 Comments

    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...

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    Spotting @ KIAH. March 16, 2012

    by  • March 18, 2012 • Photography • 0 Comments

    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.

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    Spotting Guide: Houston George Bush Intercontinental (KIAH)

    by  • March 16, 2012 • Spotting Guides • 0 Comments

    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...

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