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A380 Coming to Texas

The Airbus A380, the world’s largest commercial airplane, is coming to Texas thanks to a new direct Lufthansa flight between Frankfurt and Houston The USA Today reports. Houston will become the fourth U.S. city that Deutsche Lufthansa AG will serve using the jumbo jet, … Continue reading

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Party in San Fran for A380

San Francisco International Airport will welcome the first regularly scheduled Airbus A380 tomorrow morning when the world’s largest plane arrives in the bay city according to The San Francisco Appeal. A plane spotting party is planned at Bayfront Park in Millbrae … Continue reading

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Japan Earthquake Aftermath Causing Disruptions at Tokyo Airports

Six days after a 9.0 magnitude earthquake unleashed a devastating tsunami on the northeastern coast of Japan, Tokyo’s two main airport Haneda and Narita are seeing huge spikes in travelers trying to leave the region as nuclear contamination fears grow … Continue reading

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Lufthansa Orders Airbus A320neo, Boeing 777

Becoming the first major international airline to order Airbus’ re-engined A320neo, Lufthansa announced today that it was ordering 25 A320neos and 5 A321neos expected to be delivered starting in 2016 Reuters reports. The listed value of the Airbus order is … Continue reading

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747-8I Maiden Flight Set for March 20th?

According to FlightBlogger’s Jon Ostrower, the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental has completed its first engine run and Boeing officials are now looking at a possible maiden flight by March 20th, signaling that the American plane maker is right on schedule for … Continue reading

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Libyan Political Situation Leads to Flight Cancellations

Just like Cairo three weeks ago, flights in and out of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, have been disrupted amid growing insecurity in the country due to recent governent protests Bloomberg reports. British Airways, KLM, BMI, and Emirates have all announced cancellations to the city … Continue reading

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Boeing to Debut 747-8 on Sunday

More than 40 years after the first 747 debuted, Boeing will roll out the brand new 747-8 Intercontinental on Sunday at its Everett, Washington plant. So far, Lufthansa and Korean Air are the only major carriers who have placed orders for the … Continue reading

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Political Turmoil in Egypt Disrupts Flights to Cairo International

Updated 1/29, 1:45 EST (see below) With antigovernment protests and disorder in the streets of Cairo, Ben Mutzabaugh of USA Today’s Today In The Sky aviation blog has put together a list of airlines that have either suspended operations to Cairo … Continue reading

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Lufthansa to Bring A380 to San Francisco

German airline Lufthansa announced via Twitter today that it will begin flying the world’s largest commercial aircraft, the Airbus A380, between Frankfurt and San Francisco beginning in May. Lufthansa does not currently operate the A380 to the United States but … Continue reading

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Boeing to Roll Out 747-8 on February 13th

Boeing announced today that the 747-8 Intercontinental will be unveiled in an official rollout ceremony at its Everett, Wash. plant on Feb. 13th at 2 p.m. EST. So far, Lufthansa and Korean Air are the only major carriers who have placed … Continue reading

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