Video Saturday – Bombardier CSeries CS300 First Flight

It's Saturday again, so it's time for some more aviation videos as we settle into the weekend. So please fasten your seatbelt, stow your tray table and ensure your baggage is secured as we go to this weeks videos. This week we're going to take a look at the Bombardier CSeries Aircraft - in particular the CS300 which completed it's first test flight yesterday. To get to … [Read more...]

Bombardier CSeries CS300 takes to the air

Bombardier CSeries CS300 in test flight - Image, Bombardier

The Bombardier CSeries takes a major leap forward today, with the launch of the longer bodied version of the CSeries conducting its maiden flight today from Montreal Mirabel Airport. CSeries CS300 In-flight. Image, Bombardier. The CS300 is the larger brother of the CS100 series which have been involved in test flights since September 2013, with a capacity from 130 to … [Read more...]

Trip Report Extra: London Fashion Weekend

London Fashion Weekend

Whilst the following doesn't lend to a normal trip report of any kind, it does involve travel and such, so it goes into the general pile. Besides, there's more to life than Premium Cabins isn't there? The Honolulu trip report is taking a break - It'll follow on after this sometime later today/tomorrow. Those who know me know that I more than "dabble" in photography - to … [Read more...]

Moscow gets a bit slimmer – Etihad and Qatar reduce capacity to Moscow

Qatar Airways/Etihad Airlines Combi logo

It seems that Qatar and Eithad aren't seeing as much cash as they had before in Russia, with the announcement that both airlines are to slim down their operations to Moscow. Firstly let's look at Etihad Airways who have canned their planned deployment of a Boeing 787-9 to Moscow, and is planning to reduce its daily flights from three flights a day to two flights, to be … [Read more...]

Book it Danno! JFK T8, and US510 New York JFK to Phoenix

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Book it Danno! JFK T8, US Airways Flight US510 New York JFK to Phoenix, Arizona Index: A Rock, A Hard Place and Tier Points To Birmingham Airport, Ryanair FR693 Birmingham to Dublin A morning around Dublin Dublin Airport, BA4467 Dublin Airport to London City Airport Travelodge, London City Airport A Morning at London City Airport British Airways BA001 … [Read more...]

Virgin Atlantic look towards ending A340-300 operations

It seems that the writing is on the wall for Virgin Atlantic's A340-300 fleet, with AirlineRoute noting that the final service has been scheduled in. Virgin Atlantic A340-300 By Aero Icarus from Zürich, Switzerland [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons) - Sadly, I don't have an A340-300 in my photo library that's … [Read more...]

Book it Danno! Holiday Inn Express, JFK

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Book it Danno! Holiday Inn Express, JFK Index: A Rock, A Hard Place and Tier Points To Birmingham Airport, Ryanair FR693 Birmingham to Dublin A morning around Dublin Dublin Airport, BA4467 Dublin Airport to London City Airport Travelodge, London City Airport A Morning at London City Airport British Airways BA001 London City Airport - Shannon, Shannon to … [Read more...]

Should I buy an Iberia upgrade for a long haul flight?

Iberia Upgrade offer

Earlier this month I wrote about Iberia offering auction pricing to upgrade my flight. Well it seems Iberia want to offer me something different now, with an Iberia Upgrade: Well, what should come through the email box but this: So the new option: Cabin Upgrade from Economy Class to Business Class aboard an A330 for €500 all in for one segment (MAD-ORD). Upgrade is for … [Read more...]

Book it Danno! Uber Takes on Manhattan

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Book it Danno! Uber Takes on Manhattan Index: A Rock, A Hard Place and Tier Points To Birmingham Airport, Ryanair FR693 Birmingham to Dublin A morning around Dublin Dublin Airport, BA4467 Dublin Airport to London City Airport Travelodge, London City Airport A Morning at London City Airport British Airways BA001 London City Airport - Shannon, Shannon to … [Read more...]