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CuriositiesHelsinki Airport: campaign to magical Lapland
Helsinki, Finland - A popular winter destination
It is time for an igloo hotel, the Northern Lights, Santa Claus with his reindeers and fresh Arctic air. After 30 days of living in Helsinki Airport, #LIFEINHEL star Ryan Zhu will travel with his nearest... more
CuriositiesEmirates explains how to keep kids entertained on the plane
London, UK - Under 12s bored 49 minutes into their long-haul flight
Young flyers will take just 49 minutes and 47 seconds to ask the dreaded, ‘’are we nearly there yet?’’ so with parents battling the boredom threshold, Emirates has teamed up with Dr Sandi Mann, a psych... more
CuriositiesOslo Airport is a finalist in an international architecture award
Oslo, Norway - For its extension
The American World Architecture News has released the list of buildings competing for the award for the most sustainable building of the year. The extension of Oslo Airport is one of the finalists.
CuriositiesBlue Air to ask passengers to help choose their next destination from Liverpool Airport
Liverpool, UK - Previously the airline asked locals to design the livery of the first UK based aircraft
Liverpool’s newest airline, Blue Air, wants to know where you want to fly to next Summer. They are now giving the region’s travellers the chance to submit destinations they wish to see the carrier ser... more
CuriositiesEmirates launched campaign to promote Dubai hub -VIDEO
Dubai, UAE - For USD 15 million
Emirates launched a USD 15 million campaign to inspire travel and promote the airline’s extensive network of global destinations including its home and hub, Dubai.
The campaign is backed by the iconic s... more
CuriositiesQatar Airways: "Best cabin service" and "Best Food and Beverage"
Doha, Qatar - Winners recognised by members of the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX)
Qatar Airways has been awarded 'Best Cabin Service' and 'Best Food and Beverage' at the "2017 APEX Passenger Choice Awards" held during the annual "APEX Expo". The airline also received the evening's highest... more
CuriositiesHelsinki Airport’s luxury selection broadens
Helsinki, Finland - A jewelry, watches and accessories store worldwide in a location of this kind
As part of a collaborative ‘trinity’ partnership, the Finnish airport operator Finavia Corporation, Italian luxury brand Bulgari and global travel retailer Dufry have worked together to develop the fir... more
CuriositiesWashington Airport: tomorrow thousands to "Dulles Day Plane Pull"
Washington, Usa - 25th annual airport event open to the public
The "Dulles Day Plane Pull" at Washington-Dulles International Airport is expected to attract thousands of visitors for the airport’s annual free open house with a daylong schedule of activities, events a... more
CuriositiesWashington Airports host Hispanic performances
Washington, Usa - For a month, from September 15 to October 15
"Ronald Reagan" Washington National Airport and Washington-Dulles International Airport will host a series of musical performances in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15... more
CuriositiesHome run on Budapest Airport’s runway as Wizz Air becomes the ‘Fastest Airline in the World’
Budapest, Hungary - It ia a 10 km charity race
A team of 26 Wizz Air runners raced down Budapest Airport’s Runway 13R-31L on Saturday 2 September to claim the title of ‘The Fastest Airline in the World.’ Hosting the annual air transport industry’s 10km ch... more
CuriositiesAirplanes and images: "gymkhana" among tornadoes -VIDEO
Sochi, Russia - Rare event of multiple whirlwinds, "Crossed" by an airliner in flight on the Russian skies
It is appreciable the spectacularity of these images on web a few days ago. They have been filmed in Russia, posted by a viewer on Instagram and on youtube, and from here the immediate "grapevine" at worldwide.... more
CuriositiesEmirates SkyCargo: B-777 "Rosie" airplane with a special livery
Dubai, UAE - To celebrate Chinese Valentine’s Day
Shanghai’s Pudong International airport had a special visitor on the day of the Qixi festival. ‘Rosie’ Emirates SkyCargo’s rose-liveried B-777 freighter aircraft arrived at the Chinese city during the ear... more
CuriositiesMunich Airport presents an unusual photography exhibition
Munich, Germany - "Mirrors of the soul" will be in the check-in hall in the south departures area of T2 until August 27
The face is a mirror of the soul. It reveals what defines a person — the memories and experiences, fears and longings. The Italian artist Marco Pejrolo attempts to capture all of this in his pictures. F... more
CuriositiesCommercial airplanes without pilots, the reluctance of passengers and the savings for the airlines
Rome, Italy - A recent analysis highlights the economic benefits for the industry and the fact that the current aversion of customers could change in the future
Pilotless airplanes "could bring material benefits": to say that is a study that was published on Monday by the Swiss bank UBS which estimated a global saving for the carriers of about 35 billion dollars... more
CuriositiesAirplanes and holidays: how to make the perfect suitcase... -VIDEO
Rome, Italy - Not many rules, without anxiety
How to make the suitcase? For some travellers the trolley preparation is a real nightmare, and in this moment to make buggages and the joy of the journey becomes a worry. Skyscanner suggests how to make... more
CuriositiesThe new Air Force One? Maybe two B-747 airplanes built for a Russian airline
Rome, Italy - The aircraft should be modified according to the guidelines of the Pentagon, US press reported the rumor
According to rumors by the American press the US Air Force and the manufacturer Boeing would be negotiating a deal for the sale of two B-747/8 aircraft -which were already built and never delivered to... more
CuriositiesMiami Airport: vintage video project takes passengers down memory lane
Miami, Usa - Airport repurposes old flight information monitors to display footage from the 1920s to 1980s
Miami International Airport is taking some of its passengers on a trip down memory lane, thanks to a new vintage video project developed through a partnership between the Miami-Dade Aviation Department... more
CuriositiesAirplanes and start-up: how to reuse demolished Airbuses
Graz, Austria - 100 tons of aluminium, titanium, copper and steel, destined to the metals market
A start-up in Graz that has an internet platform for the offer and sale of heaps of metal, purchased from Belgian Government in collaboration with a company in Bratislava two demolished Airbus airplanes.... more
CuriositiesKorean Air to launch its annual Travel Photo Contest
Seoul, South Korea - This year’s competition is divided into two categories
Korean Air will launch its 24th travel photo contest from July 24th to September 1st, 2017.
This year’s competition is divided into two categories –General Awards and Special Awards. The General Awa... more
CuriositiesAirport Rhino settles into new home in Lache
Livepool, UK - It has been unveiled today
A famous Rhino sculpture that has spent the past 7 years at "Liverpool John Lennon Airport" has today been unveiled at its new home in Lache, on the outskirts of Chester.
The Airport Rhino, originally... more
CuriositiesPlanes and misteries. Amelia Earhart: a forgottent photo in US archives reopens the case - VIDEO
Washington, USA - Imaginative theory or evidences of the rescue by Japanese people?
In the same days of the celebration of eighty years after her disappearance, a new imaginative hypothesis is being debated by passionate fans worldwide, charmed by the allure of the famous American female... more
CuriositiesNew joint project at Tegel Airport
Berlin, Germany - A little bin can make a big difference
A little bin can make a big difference. At Tegel Airport, passengers can donate deposit bottles that they no longer need. The first perspex containers, with "Spende Dein Pfand" (Donate your deposit) can... more
CuriositiesAirplanes and animals. Lufthansa Cargo to fly Berlin pandas First Class
Frankfurt, Germany - New facility to be opened by German Chancellor and Chinese President
What preparations are needed in advance of a panda flight? What kind of onboard catering will the pandas enjoy? When are the pandas due to land in Berlin? Jörg Bodenröder, Lufthansa Cargo’s Head of Ani... more
CuriositiesAmerican Airlines: particular lounge and service in New York’s "JFK Airport"
Fort Worth, Usa - It is one of the first US carriers to open a restaurant-style dining experience on the ground
American Airlines debuted in the last days its newly-renovated Flagship Lounge and brand new Flagship First Dining at New York "John F. Kennedy International Airport". In addition to the "JFK" lounge opening,... more
CuriositiesKorean Air: new program for pets on its airplanes
Seoul, South Korea - Dogs, cats and birds can travel with the carrier either in the cabin, or in the luggage hold, depending on their weight and size
More and more pet owners are choosing to take their pets with them on flights and last year 25,000 Korean Air passengers did just that - a 50% increase on the previous year. The airline is keen to welcome... more
CuriositiesKorean Air to plant trees in Mongolia to prevent desertification
Seoul, South Korea - More than 200 its employees with 600 local residents
Korean Air has been taking the lead in saving the Earth by volunteering for 14 consecutive years to plant trees in Mongolia.
From May 15th to 26th, more than 200 Korean Air employees will be cooperating... more
CuriositiesAn illustrious pilot for KLM: King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands flies its passenger airplanes
Amsterdam, Netherlands - The King has been greeting passengers incognito and flying a Fokker 70 twice a month for 21 years
In an interview to a Dutch newspaper King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands revealed that for twenty-one years twice a month he has been sitting as co-pilot inside the cockpit of a KLM airliner and after... more
CuriositiesAirplanes and sport. Turkish Airlines: Euroleague Cup has landed to İstanbul
Istanbul, Turkey - TA Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee welcomed the Cup, the Euroleague managers and the finalist teams at Atatürk International Airport
Istanbul is ready to host the "Final Four". The Euroleague Board of Managers, the finalist teams (CSKA Moscow, Real Madrid, Fenerbahçe and Olympiacos Piraeus) and, of course, the Cup have landed at the... more
CuriositiesFAI Young Artists Contest 2018: 'Flight into the Future'
Lausanne, Switzerland - The winner for the three categories will be announced in April 2018
The theme for the "2018 FAI Young Artists Contest" is "Flight into the Future" – and entries are open.
The FAI has announced the theme for its popular annual FAI Young Artists Contest for 2018. Youngsters b... more
CuriositiesAirplanes and crisis. Morane Saulnier MS-885 Super Rallye aircraft in the hangar at Locarno airport
Locarno, Switzerland - Valuation: CHF 2000. Auction base O CHF, with raising from 100 upwards
Effect of the crisis and companies failures, and at the auction houses it is possible to find all.
Also the aircraft certainly, always improperly categorized among the luxury goods. Certainly it is not... more