NEWS Air Austral Celebrate 1st B787 Delivery!

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Air Austral are celebrating the delivery of the carrier’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The newest addition to the Air Austral long-haul fleet will touch down at Roland Garros Airport in Saint-Marie, Reunion Island tomorrow following a 10,500-mile (16,898-kilometre) delivery flight originating from the Boeing Everett Delivery Center in Everett, Wash. “The state…

NEWS Norwegian Add Further Dreamliner Order

Following yesterdays announcement of Norwegian’s new route expansion to Las Vegas, the Norway-based Low Cost Carrier have announced a further order for 2 more Boeing B787-9 Dreamliners. The 2 aircraft will be leased and expected to be delivered by 2018. This will bring the airline’s Dreamliner fleet to 42 by 2020. The airline are to…

NEWS Norwegian Announce New Las Vegas Flight

Norwegian is continuing the expansion of its trailblazing low-cost long-haul network by launching a new direct route to the bright lights of Las Vegas from London Gatwick. Norwegian passengers don’t need to be high rollers to experience Sin City, with flights now on sale from just £179 one way, making Las Vegas more accessible to…

NEWS VietJet Go Big With Boeing

Hanoi based VietJet have announced a record order of 100 Boeing B737 MAX 200s at a list price of $11.3billion. This order makes this the biggest aircraft order in Vietnamese Aviation history. “Vietjet is efficiently operating a fleet of narrow body airplanes. Our investment in a fleet of B737 Max 200 will accommodate our strategy…

NEWS Air Canada Inaugurates Toronto-Gatwick Service

The arrival of flight AC1924 at London-Gatwick airport this morning (May 20th) marks the successful launch of Air Canada rouge’s newest route. The seasonal, non-stop service between Toronto and London-Gatwick will operate up to daily during the summer and give Air Canada customers even more choices when travelling to London and Europe. “London-Heathrow is already…

NEWS Two tarantulas roamed Air Transat flight from Punta Cana

Passengers screamed and stood on their seats and flight attendants told people to cover their legs after two tarantulas were spotted loose in the cabin of an Air Transat flight. The spiders, which reportedly ranged from 10 to 20 centimetres in diameter, were aboard a Montreal-bound flight from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on April 18. The incident was reported to Radio-Canada by a passenger who wished to remain…