London (Heathrow) Terminal 2 Open For Operations

London’s Heathrow International Airport, one of the busiest air hubs in the world, marked a milestone in its revitalization today with the opening of the newly-rebuilt Terminal 2. Passengers onboard United Airlines flight UA 958, arriving from Chicago at 0543 hrs this morning, were the first to utilize the facility, dubbed The Queen’s Terminal in … Continue reading

Virgin Atlantic To End Sydney Flights

British carrier Virgin Atlantic has announced plans to terminate its daily Sydney route with effect from 5 May 2014.   Currently operated with an Airbus A340-600 via Hong Kong, flight VS 200 will instead terminate in the Chinese Special Administrative Region after arriving at 1750 hrs from London (Heathrow). The jet turns around to operate … Continue reading

Delta Airlines Moves To JFK T4, Plans Closer Cooperation With Virgin Atlantic

Delta Airlines has completed the first phase of its move to a sprawling new concourse at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 4, with plans to eventually relocate all its flight operations at the airport under 1 roof by 2015. With a series of upgraded and new facilities, the move raises the game for the … Continue reading

British Airways, Virgin Atlantic Reveal Upcoming Product Details

London-based carriers British Airways and Virgin Atlantic today announced details of their upcoming product enhancements. The seat layout for the Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 Dreamliner slated to enter service next year has been confirmed by British Airways, while Virgin Atlantic unveiled seating and schedules for its new UK domestic flights.   British Airways Retains … Continue reading

Virgin Atlantic Gains Heathrow Slots, Short-Haul Flights To Follow

Virgin Atlantic today announced it will soon begin short-haul services from London (Heathrow). While most airlines begin by flying nearer to home, the Crawley-based airline took a different approach operating inter-continental flights to popular business and holiday destinations instead.   28 years after its founding, the carrier has successfully secured all of the Heathrow slots … Continue reading