Airplane Art – American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER

American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER, Image - Economy Class and Beyond

It's Sunday again, and it must be time for some more Airplane Art. This week, taxing along its merry way at Heathrow airport is an American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER American Airlines operate a fleet of seventeen of the largest Boeing twinjet - the Boeing 777-300ER, with a further three to join the fleet. This will bring the total cadre up to twenty … [Read more...]

Fermé! The Eiffiel Tower Closes for six hours

The Eiffel Tower, Paris - Image, Economy Class and Beyond

It seems things weren't good in Paris today as workers at the Eiffel Tower in Paris was closed down for a period of six hours. Or as the French would say - Fermé! (closed). The Eiffel Tower, shot in 2014 after dodging a bunch of gangs. Image, Economy Class and Beyond. The staff walked out due to a surge in pickpocket gangs that operate in the area, with staff being … [Read more...]

The UK Rail Strike… is suspended

Under the Kings Cross Trainshed - Image, Economy Class and Beyond

With the UK Bank Holiday looming the TSSA and RMT unions were looking to bring the UK Rail network to halt for 24 hours, starting Monday 25th May over pay with Network Rail - with a national rail strike. Thankfully the TSSA union has called off its action, whilst the RMT have suspended their action. London Kings Cross Station - Image, Economy Class and Beyond. With the … [Read more...]

Brrr Chicago! A MAD Transit!

Brr Chicago with Iberia and British Airways title card

Brrr Chicago! A MAD Transit! Seriously… go somewhere warmer!!! Early morning Heathrow - Off to Heathrow Airport, Terminal 5, South Galleries Lounge BA458 London Heathrow to Madrid A MAD transit Iberia IB6725 Madrid to Chicago O’Hare Crowne Plaza O’Hare Dealing with Chicago Cold Hyatt Regency O’Hare More Chicago O’Hare BA296 Chicago O’Hare to London … [Read more...]

Plaza Premium opens a new lounge at Heathrow Terminal 4

PPL LHR T4 Departures - Bar Area

When travelling, not all of us hold elite status with an airline or an alliance with the airline we're flying with. This is where pay-for lounges come in. Plaza Premium has added a new option for those departing Heathrow Terminal 4 (The SkyTeam and non-aligned airlines terminal of Heathrow Airport), allowing for any passenger willing to pay to enter the lounge. The lounge … [Read more...]

It’s Eurovision time!

Eurovision

It's coming up to that time of year where musical taste goes out of of the window, bad outfits are the order of the day, politics and block voting come into play and everything has to be sparkly. Why yes - It's time for the Eurovision Song Contest! So - The Eurovision Song Contest is behind held in Vienna - in the Wiener Stadhalle. A total 40 countries - along with … [Read more...]

KLM outlines its Boeing 787-9 operation plans

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Boeing 787-9

As one operator adds more Boeing 787-9 operated routes, another operator begins its preperation to add the type into its fleet. KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines - have outlined their operation plans for the 787-9, with operations due to commence at the beginning of the Winter timetable on the 25th October 2015. Part of the KLM Boeing 787-9 Seatmap - Image, KLM via KLM.comThe … [Read more...]

Brr Chicago! BA458 London Heathrow to Madrid Barajas

Brr Chicago with Iberia and British Airways title card

Brr Chicago! BA458 London Heathrow to Madrid Barajas Seriously… go somewhere warmer!!! Early morning Heathrow - Off to Heathrow Airport, Terminal 5, South Galleries Lounge BA458 London Heathrow to Madrid A MAD transit Iberia IB6725 Madrid to Chicago O’Hare Crowne Plaza O’Hare Dealing with Chicago Cold Hyatt Regency O’Hare More Chicago O’Hare BA296 … [Read more...]

The fight for London Airport expansion: A political hot potato gets hotter…

London/South East Political Map - Image, BBC News

I've written in the past of the Davis Commissions work in its 2 and a 1/2 year investigation into London Airport expansion - with the dismissal of Boris Island, and it narrowing down expanding Heathrow or Gatwick to additional environmental concerns of the expansion. Well, the good news is that the commission is due to report in the next few months The bad news? Enemies are … [Read more...]