Eighty years ago on the 15th May 1930, United’s first stewardesses led by registered nurse Ellen Church took their initial flight on a Boeing 80A from Oakland/San Francisco to Chicago, making a 20-hour journey with 13 stops, 14 passengers and cruising at 125 mph.
To commemorate this anniversary, United is honoring that historic flight on May … Continued
Boeing and Angola’s TAAG Linhas Aereas de Angola (Angola Airlines) have announced that the airline has ordered two 777-300ERs (Extended Range) in a deal that also includes purchase rights for two additional 777-300ER jetliners.
Angola Minister of Transports Dr. Augusto da Silva Tomas and TAAG Chairman Dr. Pimentel Araujo joined several senior U.S. government and Boeing officials … Continued
Lufthansa customers can now book flights on the Airbus A380 and will soon be able to experience the airline’s new flagship at first hand. Bookings for the intercontinental routes on which the world’s largest passenger aircraft will be operated are now being taken.
The A380 will commence scheduled flights on 11th June on the Frankfurt-Tokyo route, … Continued
Members of the Boeing B-1 Bomber Program team have joined the U.S. Air Force at Dyess Air Force Base today to mark the 25th anniversary of the B-1 bomber.
The B-1 has supported U.S. and allied warfighters around the world since it entered active service on June 29, 1985.
“The 25th anniversary of the B-1 brings back … Continued
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Continental Airlines today celebrates the 25th anniversary of its first flight from the United Kingdom. The inaugural flight from London Gatwick to Houston on the 29th April 1985 began a quarter of a century of growth in the UK, as the airline expanded its operations to seven airports and up to 14 daily flights – 12 to its … Continued
The Boeing Company have announced that Ohio will benefit from approximately 690 total jobs and an estimated $33 million in annual economic impact if the Boeing NewGen Tanker is selected as the U.S. Air Force’s next aerial refueling aircraft.
Currently, Boeing works with 500 suppliers/vendors in Ohio, resulting in an estimated $4.7 billion in annual economic impact … Continued
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that March 2010 international scheduled air traffic showed continued strengthening of demand. Compared to March 2009, passenger demand was up 10.3%, while cargo demand grew 28.1%. Both are improvements from the 9.0% and 26.3% growth for passenger and freight demand recorded in February.
These are strong gains, but the … Continued
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has commenced non-stop flights from its home base in Abu Dhabi to Baghdad, becoming the first airline in the UAE to operate to the Iraqi capital.
VIP passengers on the inaugural flight, which departed from Abu Dhabi Airport at 10.00 am yesterday (April 26) included … Continued