From the monthly archives: October 2012

Hurricane Sandy- update Wed 31 Oct

On October 31, 2012 By

New York’s JFK and Newark airports are due to open early morning on Wed 31 Oct, local time. Although open, there will be a very limited number of flights in and out. At this time it is unclear if any international flights to/from the UK will operate, a number ex UK have been cancelled already […]

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Hurricane Sandy-update Tue 30 Oct

On October 30, 2012 By

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the airlines are not predicting the resumption of trans-Atlantic flights until Wednesday  31 Oct at the earliest for arrivals into New York and Boston. However Washington DC and Philadelphia’s airports may open earlier.

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MONDAY 29OCT12- Due to the imminent landfall of Hurricane Sandy, many trans-Atlantic flights to and from America’s north eastern seaboard have been cancelled. Even if you have a fixed ticket that does not normally permit changes, the airlines will let you make one change to the dates if your flight was due to depart over […]

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New jumbo-jet, the Boeing 747-8I

On October 22, 2012 By

Rather overshadowed by the double decker Airbus A380, Boeing have upgraded and started to deliver the fourth generation of the venerable 747, called the B 747-8I (Intercontinental). The aircraft looks bigger and it is, with a longer upper deck, a 13ft wider wingspan and the fuselage has been stretched by 18ft, which now makes it […]

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BA is to replace its fleet of long haul aircraft, starting next year. Double decker Airbus A380 will replace the older Boeing 747 , the first of 12 will be delivered in July 2013. They are expected to operate on high density routes such as Singapore, Hong Kong and New York. The ‘Dreamliner’ B787 is to […]

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