Archive for June, 2008

Wi-Fi in the sky

Posted by stephen on June 27, 2008

American Airlines says passengers will be able to test in-flight Internet access on two transcon flights beginning June 26, with broader service expected to begin in the next couple of weeks.

Continental to join Star, link with United

Posted by admin on June 20, 2008

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Even after merger talks between United and Continental fell through a few months ago, the two airlines are still interested in [...]

Farnborough air show preview: global village

Posted by admin on June 17, 2008

A cluster of chalets, halls and pavilions at Farnborough will for a week in July be the centre of the aerospace world. We look at the highlights of this year’s show
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Qantas’ first A380 seats on sale

Posted by stephen on June 16, 2008

Seats went on sale today for Qantas’ Airbus A380 route from Los Angeles to Melbourne, Australia. The airline’s first super-jumbo will begin service on 20 October with two bi-weekly direct flights from LA to Melbourne.
Once it takes delivery of a second A380 in November, Qantas then plans to introduce the aircraft on the LA-Sydney route [...]

Aircraft Interiors Middle East – Flight Daily News Day 1

Posted by admin on June 16, 2008

All the latest news from Aircraft Interiors Middle East
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ILA 2008: German army signs for retrofit of more CH-53G transport helicopters

Posted by admin on June 11, 2008

Germany signed a contract with Eurocopter at ILA, Berlin’s air show yesterday for the retrofit of six more Sikorsky CH-53G transport helicopters to be converted for special missions with the German army.
The helicopters will be fitted with ballistic self protection and specific mission equipment. The order is worth approximately €24 million ($37.3 million), a large [...]

Royal Caribbean’s next ships to be called Oasis and Allure

Posted by stephen on June 3, 2008

The next two vessels of Royal Caribbean International will be called Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas – the pair of names proposed by a USA Today reader.
George Weiser, 53, of Livonia, MI, has won the Royal Caribbean Name That Ship Contest to title the world’s largest cruise ships ever built.
The contest, [...]


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