Aviation News

October 28, 2011

Virgin America Goes Unplugged for a Day, Winnipeg Gets a New Airport Terminal: Final Call

Photo of the Day: An Azul Embraer E-190 PR-AZD on very short final for Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
Photo of the Day: An Azul Embraer E-190 (PR-AZD) on very short final for Salvador da Bahia, Brazil. (Photo by Gordon Gebert)
Photo of the Day: An Azul Embraer E-190 PR-AZD on very short final for Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Photo of the Day: An Azul Embraer E-190 (PR-AZD) on very short final for Salvador da Bahia, Brazil. (Photo by Gordon Gebert)

• Winnipeg International Airport gets a whole new terminal on Sunday, replacing the previous terminal. [Canoe]

• Traveling on Virgin America this weekend? Cross your fingers that it goes well, because their website, airport kiosks and telephone reservation computer systems are down until at least Saturday afternoon as they migrate to the Sabre reservations system. The airline suggests contacting them @VirginAmerica on Twitter if you have a problem. [Virgin America]

• The pilot of a King Air was killed and 10 others injured when the plane crashed onto a Vancouver-area street Thursday afternoon. [National Post]

• Windows broken during the tornado that slammed St. Louis’s Lambert International Airport in April are finally being replaced.