Cairo: BMI and BA update travel advice, FCO advice constant.

Well, we all know the press are reporting how things are in Egypt.BMI has updated it's booking advice and flight times for BD771/BD772 for the next few days. See http://www.flybmi.com/bmi/en-gb/flight-and-airport-info/flight-information/travel-news.aspx#294 with a stop in Beurit for a crew change. Rebookings are being accepted to the end of March. British Airways in the … [Read more...]

BD: GLA-LHR – AXED

A lot of rumor has been going around, and alas, it appears to be true with British Midland International axing the Glasgow to London RouteConfirmation comes from the Glasgow Evening Times The route leaves British Airways to run the Glasgow to London route, with BMI pulling out saying it is quitting to focus on more-profitable long haul services.A spokeswoman said: … [Read more...]

Airplan p0rn – Aer Lingus A320

It's Sunday, so it must be time for some more Airplane p0rn.Today, it's an Aer Lingus A320 at Dublin Airport, fresh after a little shorthaul leg from Birmingham Airport.More of course next week! … [Read more...]

Cairo Protests: FCO advises against all but essental travel

As the situation in Egypt beings to degenrate further, the impact is being felt.The UK Forgien and Commonwealth Office has followed the following advice: In light of the ongoing demonstrations, we advise against all but essential travel to Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor and Suez.  This does not affect transits through Cairo airport for onward travel to other destinations, … [Read more...]

Star Alliance Upgrade Scheme upgrades itself with more carriers….

Star Alliance has announced more carriers are to join it's upgrade scheme where can you can pay with points for an upgrade.The new joiners to the scheme are Air Canada, TAM and US Airways.Now, before you get excited and consider redeeming your hard-earned miles for upgrades 1) Not all members of Star Alliance participate in the scheme and 2) These are related to High Value … [Read more...]

JQ/LA: 787 deliveries slip and delayed

As delays to the 787 project continue to mount up, Airlines are beginning to disclose how the 787 delays are affecting themFirst up is LAN who has an outstanding order of 26 ordered frames and 6 leased frames with the first two due this year. As Boeing hasn't got a hope in hell of getting them out of the factory in time, LAN is looking to acquire more 767's in the mean time. … [Read more...]

LH: If you’re going to San Francisco, will you take an A380 with Lufty….

Lufthansa have announced they are to operate an Airbus A380 to San Fransico from Frankfurt.The equipment change occurs from 10th May 2011, replacing the 747-400 equipment that currently runs on this route. Timings are:LH454 DEPT FRA 09:35 ARRIVE SFO 11:55 LH455 DEPT SFO 14:20 ARRIVE FRA 10:05+1 San Francisco becomes the 5th A380 destination for Lufthansa who currently serve … [Read more...]