Tag: B747

Future Of Airbus A380 Said To Hinge On Emirates Order

Reading Time: 3 minutes Airbus is working on vital sales campaigns aimed at extending the life of its flagship A380 superjumbo, with outgoing marketing chief John Leahy seeking to secure orders by the Dubai Air Show in November, people familiar with the matter said. Key to the push is a requirement for 20 jets worth $8.7 billion at leading […]

Iron Maiden’s Ed Force One Plane Badly Damaged on the Runway

Reading Time: 2 minutes Iron Maiden’s Ed Force One plane has been badly damaged in an airport collision while still on the ground – just weeks after leaving Cardiff to carry the band on their world tour. Frontman Bruce Dickinson, who as well as being a world-famous musician is the chairman and co-founder of Cardiff Aviation and a qualified […]

United Airlines Updates Its Fleet

Reading Time: 2 minutes United Airlines announced an order to purchase 25 new Boeing 737-700 aircraft. The order is in addition to the previously announced order of 40 737-700s. United will take delivery of the aircraft beginning at the end of 2017. The new 737-700 aircraft will enable United to continue utilizing larger, more efficient aircraft as the airline […]

Bed Bugs on British Airways

Reading Time: < 1 minute A British airways plane had to be taken out of service due to a infestation of bed bugs, it has emerged. Cabin crew reported the issue on the Boeing 747 travelling from the US to Heathrow last week. One passenger was bitten at 30,000 feet while other travellers reported seeing the critters and their eggs, […]