By | May 18, 2009

Finnair Retro Uniforms

  • British Airways will be adding nonstop service from London Heathrow to Las Vegas on October 25th. The service will be operated with Boeing 777 aircraft. Virgin Atlantic currently operates service from London Gatwick to Las Vegas.
  • Meanwhile, Virgin Atlantic is launching service from San Juan, Puerto Rico from London’s Gatwick airport via Antigua. The service will be operated by a 747 on Saturdays.
  • American Eagle will be increasing service to Roswell, NM with four flights per week to Los Angeles beginning August 25th, operated with 44-seat regional jets. The service will be in addition to the existing thrice daily service to Dallas/Ft. Worth.
  • Finnair celebrated its fortieth anniversary of service to New York’s JFK airport. The service began on May 15th, 1969, when a Finnair DC-8 touched down from Helsinki, after having made two stops, one in Copenhagen and one in Amsterdam. On Friday, a Finnair’s Airbus A330-300 landed, staffed with a crew of ‘retro’ crew, dressed in 1969 Finnair uniforms.
  • Air Canada inaugurated non-stop service between San Diego and Calgary, Alberta, operated by Air Canada Jazz CRJ-705 aircraft configured in a two class service.
  • In order to compete with JetBlue and Southwest launching their new Boston to Baltimore service, AirTran will reward its travellers on the route by doubling their frequent flier awards.
  • Southwest celebrated twenty years of service at Oakland international Airport in California. They began service May 15th, 1989 wth service to Ontario, Phoenix, and San Diego. Southwest currently offers 119 daily nonstop departures to 20 cities with connecting service to 39 cities, 8th largest in terms of daily departures.
  • US Airways inaugurated nonstop service from Philadelphia to Birmingham, England. The service will be seasonal, five days a week, operated by Boeing 757 aircraft.
  • AirTran launched service between Milwaukee and Minneapolis-St. Paul, continuing their ramp-up in Milwaukee after losing their bid for Midwest Airlines. Considering how much Midwest has retracted since it turned down the offer, maybe it should have taken it.
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