Archive for March, 2010


Betting On Industry Recovery, Boeing Boosts Production Rates of 747 and 787

Betting on an airline industry recovery by the end of the year and a return to profitability in 2011, Chicago-based Boeing announced today that it will increase production rates on its popular 777 and 747 jumbo jet lines.
by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren


PHOTO: Southern Air Unveils New Paint Scheme

Cargo charter airline Southern Air introduced a new paint scheme on one of their Boeing 747-300s, which was caught at Miami International Airport by Luimer Cordero.
by Phil Derner Jr.


Orlando Gains, John Wayne Loses Virginity

Virgin America announces new Orlando and Toronto flights and fleet expansion plans.
by Andy Bokanev



The Great JFK Runway Closure of 2010: Your Definitive Guide

JFK's runway 13R/31L is in need of some rehabilitation, which will have a major effect on an already strained airfield operation. Here's what the changes will mean to travelers, airlines and planespotters.
by Phil Derner Jr.


Catch Me If You Can: Fake Airline Pilot Arrested

A man who flew hundreds-of-thousands of passengers aboard airliners all across Europe for over a decade has been arrested after it was revealed he is not a licensed pilot.
by Brian Futterman