Air Berlin’s last flights

Today is the last Day of Air Berlin. Last flights to land will be (local time): #AB6048 MUC-DUS STA 20:40 #AB8719 FCO-DUS STA 22:45 #AB8749 LIN-DUS STA 22:45 #AB6210 MUC-TXL STA 22:45 Dusseldorf Airport will send out the Fire Department to welcome the the last flight from Rome with a water salute. Visitors Terrace will…

NEWS NAACP Issues Travel Advisory for American Airlines

The National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP) has issued a travel advisory for African-Americans travelling on American Airlines, stopping short of calling for a boycott. They advise that African-Americans “… exercise caution, in that booking and boarding flights on American Airlines could subject them disrespectful, discriminatory or unsafe conditions. This travel advisory…

Lufthansa to dissolve Air Berlin’s Niki brand

Lufthansa plans to dissolve the brand name of Austrian based Niki The German flag-carrier wants to fully integrate Air Berlin’s subsidiary Niki into its low-cost airline Eurowings. On September 26th, Lufthansa’s Supervisory Board approved a one billion Euro investment for the acquisition of up to 61 aircraft for Eurowings. Niki operates short and medium haul flights from…

Boeing begins production of 777X

Boeing began production on Monday of it’s first 777X wide-body plane at it’s factory in Everett. Wings for the new plane will be produced at the Composite Wing Center at the Boeing Everett factory. A traditional airplane wing is aluminum. The new 777X wing is much larger and lighter and it made of a carbon fiber composite. The…

#TyphoonLan live updates

Super Typhoon Lan is threatening Japan with winds of up to 155mph (250km/h) on Sunday and Monday. Please reload the page for updates… UPDATE 16:22 UTC Tokyo Haneda Airport is reporting winds of 46kts+, flights to HND are diverting/returning. UPDATE 15:55 UTC Tokyo Haneda Airport is reporting winds of 31kts+, flights to HND are diverting/returning.…