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  • United Airlines Completes Mercedes Tarmac Transfer Rollout

    United Airlines Completes Mercedes Tarmac Transfer Rollout

    United Airlines, a company for not being the nicest to its elites, took a step backwards in that direction today by adding tarmac transfers for their Global Services, and Global First passengers at Denver International Airport. Denver was the last United hub without the service, complementing the existing service at their San Francisco, Washington Dulles, Houston, Chicago, Newark and Los Angeles. 

  • Another Livery Change That You Can't Miss (Literally)

    Ever heard of the Hughes Air West flying banana airplanes? Bright yellow covering the whole jet. Well, it seems Spirit has followed its new yellow and black website branding onto their new livery. The Miramar, FL based carrier released their brand new livery today. 

    The livery is pretty hard to miss; It is yellow with big, black letters on the side and tail. The new look was spotted today by journalists at the Premier Aviation Overhaul Center in Rome, N.Y. The aircraft painted with the new livery is an A319 registered as N534NK. All new aircraft delivered to Spirit will sport the new livery. Spirit also plans to have six more aircraft painted in the near future. 

  • Qatar Takes Delivery of A380 After Delays

    Qatar Takes Delivery of A380 After Delays

    Qatar Airways, the Doha based and state run national airline of Qatar has finally taken delivery of it's first Airbus A380 after months of delays.

    Many speculations and rumors pointed the blame at the airline's egotistic CEO, Akbar Al Baker, trying to match their premium cabin with the new first class "residence" seat introduced by one of their main competitors, Etihad Airways.

  • End of an Era: Air New Zealand Retires Their Last 747-400

    End of an Era: Air New Zealand Retires Their Last 747-400

    On Monday, September. 8th, 2014, 33 years of Air New Zealand service comes to an end for the renowned Boeing 747-400.

    Having landed at Auckland Airport at 5 a.m. local time, the flight originated in San Francisco.

    Capable of carrying 379 passengers, the final aircraft registration would be ZK-NBV. The airline will not say what it intends to do with this aircraft.