NEWS United Boeing 747 made its last domestic run

After ruling as “Queen of the Skies” for more than 40 years, the Boeing 747 made its last domestic run for United Airlines Friday night. The historic flight departed from Chicago O’Hare International Airport for San Francisco International Airport. United still operates international 747 flights to Europe and Asia, but ended regular domestic flights years…

NEWS Port Authority Board Approves $54.4 Million Runway Project at LaGuardia Airport

The Port Authority Board of Commissioners today authorized $54.4 million to rehabilitate Runway 4-22 and associated taxiways at LaGuardia Airport to extend their useful life and ensure compliance with Federal Aviation Administration standards. Work on the 7,000 feet long and 150 feet wide runway will take place during nightly airport closures and extended weekend runway…

NEWS Airbus delivers its 100th A350 XWB

When China Airlines received its seventh A350 XWB today, the carrier took possession of the 100th jetliner delivered from this newest family in Airbus’ industry-leading widebody product line. The milestone aircraft is an A350-900 version, joining China Airlines’ growing A350 XWB fleet – adding to the line-up of widebody A330s and A340s flown by the…

NEWS Qantas bans liquids by pax flying Philippines to Australia over terrorism fears

Qantas has banned passengers flying to Australia out of the Philippines from bringing duty free alcohol and other liquids on board over terrorism fears. The airline is even conducting its own bag searches at Manila Airport departure gates as a last line of defence after upgrading it to the highest risk level. Heightened security follows ISIS-linked militants taking over…