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CuriositiesMiami Airport launches new indoor relief areas for service animals and pets
Miami, Usa - Four new locations will allow animal companions to relieve themselves without exiting and re-entering the security checkpoint
In conjunction with National Dog Day, Miami International Airport officially launched its indoor Service Animal Relief Area (SARA) program on August 26, when the first of four new SARA locations was unveiled... more
CuriositiesWhen one says it is luck: he escapes an airplane crash and wins a million $, only in 24 h
Dubai, UAE - A 62 year-old Indian man kissed by the blindfolded Goddess
It happened to Mohammad Abdul Basheer Khadar, a 62 year-old Indian man who last week on Wednesday escaped an almost aircraft crash disaster, and on the same day, in the same airport, bought a lottery ticket... more
CuriositiesAlitalia partner to help social canteeen in Rio during the Games
Rome, Italy - The project is a continuation of the model in Milan launched last year during the "Expo" exhibition
Alitalia has partnered with one the world’s best restaurateurs to feed people in need during the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The Italian airline has joined a project set up by the c... more
CuriositiesUSA: flight prices discount: the "Cheap Flight Day" is coming
Washington, USA - Those who have not had any vacations yet or want to replay get ready...
It seems to fall around August 23rd the “Cheap Flight Day” in the United States, which is the day when all flight tickets go from exorbitant high season to far more moderate low season prices, enduring a r... more
Curiosities"Restaur-airplanes" arrive also to China...
Wuhan, China - In a great quarter, approachable prizes on a B-737, and outdoors entertainment for children
A Chinese man named Li Liang has opened a restaurant inside an old airplane B-737, and called it “Lily Airways”. The “Restaur-airplane” is in Optics Valley Pedestrian Street, one of the most famous and in... more
CuriositiesWe would do anything for love: he has been waiting for 10 days in the airport for his beloved. Such a shame that...
Changsha, China - The fact becomes a "Case" exciting Chinese medias
Alexander Pieter Cirk, a 41 year-old Dutchman had left for Changsha, China, full of hopes and expectations after two months spent chatting tenderly with his Zhang, met on-line. He had been camping for... more
CuriositiesFrankfurt Airport: a tourist destination with a view
Frankfurt, Germany - The visitors’ Terrace is reopening today, following major renovations
One of the most popular leisure attractions in the Frankfurt Rhine-Main Region is now once again available for tourists and local residents to enjoy. Right in the middle of the summer season, the Visitors’ T... more
CuriositiesHindus welcome yoga classes at Paris airports
Paris, France - And sessions at Santiago Airport
Hindus have commended launching of yoga classes at Paris-"Charles de Gaulle" and Paris-Orly airports; calling it a step in the positive direction.
These classes, being offered till August 13 on Fridays... more
CuriositiesAirplanes and sport. Qatar Airways renews partnership agreement with FC Barcelona
Milan, Italy - For another season until 30 June 2017
Qatar Airways announced that an agreement with FC Barcelona has been reached to renew the partnership with FC Barcelona’s first team for another season, until 30 June 2017.
The airline entered into a... more
Curiosities“Flying Tigers” land at "Reagan National Airport"
Washington, Usa - The exhibit will run through the end of September at the Gallery Walk in Terminal A
"Ronald Reagan" Washington National Airport unveiled a new art exhibit featuring the work of Haoqin Gong in collaboration with Radford University’s graphic design students and professors. The “Eastern” theme... more
CuriositiesHindus welcome yoga space at Vancouver Airport
Vancouver, Canada - Applauded launching of a pilot program to test a tranquil area for travellers
Hindus have applauded launching of a pilot program to test a tranquil yoga space for travellers at Vancouver International Airport (YVR), a major international airport in Canada, calling it a step in the... more
CuriositiesBerlin-Schönefeld Airport: new multistorey car park
Berlin, Germany - 2,000 extra spaces for passengers flying from Schönefeld
As of 1 July, travellers flying from Berlin-Schönefeld Airport have an additional multistorey car park at their disposal. The multistorey car park P3 at the BER is located directly in front of the terminal... more
CuriositiesAirplanes. Lufthansa Cargo greets Italy with “Buongiorno”
Milan, Italy - MD-11 freighter becomes flying ambassador
A Lufthansa Cargo MD-11 freighter will carry the name “Buongiorno Italy” (“Good day, Italy”) around the world in the future. The aircraft with the official registration D-ALCM was named by Thomas Egenolf... more
CuriositiesEmirates completes 33 aircraft makeovers in 12 months -VIDEO
Dubai, UAE - 13% of its entire fleet
The Emirates Aircraft Appearance Centre, the world’s largest aircraft painting facility owned by an airline, has completely stripped and repainted 33 aircraft last year, or 13% of its fleet.
During t... more
CuriositiesEmirates reveals 360- tour of A-380 airplane flight deck -VIDEO
Dubai, UAE - Captain and First Officer explain it
Emirates, operator of the A-380, has released the world’s first 360-video tour of the A-380 cockpit.
Captain Thomas Ziarno from New Zealand and First Officer Abdulrahman Mohamed Al Busaeedi from the U... more
CuriositiesAirplanes and photo. First A-400M with Spanish colours
Seville, Spain - And it will now undergo ground tests
The first A-400M airplane destined for the Spanish Air Force has finished its painting process and appeared in the colours of the customer.
The aircraft, production number MSN44, left the paintshop at... more
CuriositiesAirplanes. Finnair joins industry pledge to halt endangered wildlife trafficking
Milan, Italy - In 2015 the carrier took the extra steps
Finnair has signed the "United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce Buckingham Palace Declaration" which denounces the illegal transportation and trade of wildlife and wildlife products. The pledge also aims... more
CuriositiesCityJet SSJ-100 airplane carried the Ireland football team to "Euro 2016"
Venice, Italy - Following the delivery ceremony held in May in Venice (Italy)
On June 8th, the Sukhoi Superjet 100 airplane operated by CityJet carried the Ireland national football team to Paris for the "European Championship 2016".
The brand-new aircraft flying the Irish squad... more
CuriositiesWashington National Airport unveiled art of flight exhibit
Washington, Usa - The pieces on display in the baggage claim level of Terminals B and C artistically recreate the four forces of motion that are important for an airplane to take flight
"Ronald Reagan" Washington National Airport unveiled a new art exhibit featuring the work of 2nd grade students from Two Rivers Public Charter School.
The pieces on display in the baggage claim level... more
CuriositiesFraport holds first "Frankfurt Airport Innovation Challenge": submission deadline is June 28, 2016
Frankfurt, Germany - Competition launched to bring in ideas for new innovations
Airport operator Fraport is launching the first “Frankfurt Airport Innovation Challenge” –an idea competition with the motto “Make it your favorite destination” that all interested members of the publi... more
CuriositiesPro-animals in extinction, a special livery for Emirates' airplane -VIDEO
Dubai, UAE - Against illegal wildlife trade
Emirates is on a mission to raise awareness about the threat that the illegal wildlife trade poses to the survival of some of the planet’s most endangered and iconic animals.
The airline unveiled its f... more
CuriositiesMIA and Brussels Airport launch global pharma air hub alliance
Miami, Usa - Partnership aims to build network of airports within $300 billion industry
Miami-Dade Aviation Director Emilio T. González announced today that Miami International Airport has partnered with Brussels Airport to create an international pharma air hub alliance, with the goal of... more
CuriositiesAirplanes. The biggest European airport is located in Spain
Teruel, Spain - Many B-747s store in Teruel waiting to fly again
Teruel, a small city of Aragona, in Spain, hosts the biggest industrial airport in the world.
Here different planes, mainly B-747s are waiting to take off again. Some of these need maintenance, other... more
CuriositiesEmirates: airplane dedicated for a decade long partnership with HSV and Hamburg -VIDEO
Dubai, UAE - The collaboration started in the 2006-2007 season
In celebration of Emirates’ decade long partnership with Hamburg, and football club, HSV, the airline unveiled a special B-777/300ER aircraft decal. The bespoke design sees the image of six HSV players r... more
CuriositiesThe world biggest aircraft flies to Australia
Kiev, Ukraine - The cargo plane designed by the Soviet Union and able to transport up to 250 tonnes departed yesterday from Kiev to Perth, its final destination
The biggest aircraft in the world is supposed to arrive at Perth on Sunday morning.
The complete route from Kiev to Perth, calculated by Antonov Airlines that operates the plane, covers 9,680 miles performing... more
CuriositiesHistoric airplanes. The Bertini-Beriev VVA-14 bomber is getting known to the public - VIDEO
Moscow, Russia - The revolutionary aircraft is exposed these days at the aeronautical museum in Monino, in the province of Moscow (Russia)
The historic bomber antisubmarine Bartini-Beriev VVA-14 is exposed these days at the aeronautical museum in Monino, in the province of Moscow (Russia). The aircraft is the first example of an airplane... more
CuriositiesAirplanes. A step back to the Second World War with the "Wings of Freedom Tour"
Camarillo, Usa - Four WWII era-aircraft will land in Camarillo, California, on Wednesday as part of the Collings Foundation’s initiative
In its 27th edition the "Wings of Freedom Tour" will take place in Camarillo, California, on Wednesday.
The "Wings of Freedom Tour" is dedicated to World War II Aircraft and realized by The Collings Foundation.
CuriositiesLiverpool Airport celebrate runway’s 50th anniversary
Liverpool, UK - Whilst the Airport itself opened in July 1933
Staff at Liverpool "John Lennon Airport" have celebrated a milestone this weekend with the 50th Anniversary of the opening of the Airport’s runway.
Whilst the Airport itself opened in July 1933, the r... more
CuriositiesEmirates dedicated airplane to Benfica with a particular livery
Lisbon, Portugal - With decals of some of its players
Emirates cheered yesterday Benfica in a very special way. As the club gets closer to winning its 35th Primeira Liga Championship, a Benfica themed B-777/300ER was dispatched and greeted by the entire squad... more
CuriositiesSchiphol tulip christened to mark 100th anniversary
Amsterdam, Holland - The flower was developed specially to mark this particular occasion
Bart Siemerink, director of the Keukenhof flower garden and Jos Nijhuis, President & CEO of Schiphol Group, christened the Schiphol tulip on Schiphol's Panorama Terrace today. This year, Amsterdam Airport... more