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    Full Review: Onboard British Airways A350-1000 Club Suite To Toronto

Full Review: Onboard British Airways A350-1000 Club Suite To Toronto

TORONTO — Earlier this month, British Airways introduced its brand new Airbus A350-1000 aircraft on one of its two daily flights between London Heathrow and Toronto. The plane features the carrier’s newest business class product, the Club Suite, which offers aisle access from every seat in a 1-2-1 configuration and private door that fully encloses the suite. British Airways has ordered 18 of the largest A350 variant, which seats 331

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    Traveler: Across The Pond with British Airways’ Airbus A380… (+Photos)

Traveler: Across The Pond with British Airways’ Airbus A380… (+Photos)

“And there’ll be no hanky panky with Widow Twankey” in the 35 years since Open All Hours first hit British TV screens tight-fisted shop keeper Arkwright has inspired an entire culture of wit and wisdom. What do the A380 and Widow Twankey have in common, much like the old dame, I always think of the A380 a convenient pin-up girl in this case for airlines rather than a Broadway theatre

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    Traveler: Onboard Virgin Atlantic’s Brand New Airbus A350-1000 (+Photos)

Traveler: Onboard Virgin Atlantic’s Brand New Airbus A350-1000 (+Photos)

LONDON — Virgin Atlantic has been quietly bringing together a plan of action that will see the airline create a business plan that could become a thorn in British Airways side. As a cheeky upstart that was always good at taking a swipe at Britain’s flag carrier, Virgin Atlantic was always there when British Airways made a misstep, always ready and willing to rub salt on the wound. With its

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    Traveler: TUI Airways Boeing 757-200 – Glasgow to Lanzarote and Back

Traveler: TUI Airways Boeing 757-200 – Glasgow to Lanzarote and Back

GLASGOW – I’ve been trying to fly onboard a Boeing 757 for quite a few years now. I’ve recalled it with my parents and I hadn’t when I was younger. My family’s Holiday during Summer was to the Canary Island of Lanzarote. I was tasked with looking at flights and to my luck, TUI Airways were the cheapest. What made it even better is Glasgow is a 757 base, with

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    Traveler: Flying From The UK’s Newest Commercial Airfield: Carlisle

Traveler: Flying From The UK’s Newest Commercial Airfield: Carlisle

LONDON – On Thursday, July 4th 2019 the UK’s newest passenger terminal opened its doors to travellers, Carlisle. Scottish airline Loganair, Carlisle’s launch airline fly to Dublin, Belfast City and London Southend, offering 500 seats per week from the Cumbrian Airport. The last commercial flight out of Carlisle was over 25 years ago. On the airport’s fifth day of operation, I flew to Dublin to find out what Loganair and

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    On-Location: AA’s Special Super 80 Retirement Flight to the Desert Celebration

On-Location: AA’s Special Super 80 Retirement Flight to the Desert Celebration

ROSWELL, NM — Just minutes after the final revenue flight for the American Airlines McDonnell-Douglas Super80 departed from Dallas-Fort Worth for Chicago O’Hare, the mass exodus of Super80 aircraft continued from DFW’s concourse C and other airports in American’s network. On the DFW ramp once dominated by the aircraft type from an older generation, only a handful of the beloved narrow-body aircraft remained. Basking in the hot Texas sun, these

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    Full Report: Onboard The American Airlines MD-80 Farewell Flight

Full Report: Onboard The American Airlines MD-80 Farewell Flight

Story by Bernie Leighton , Cody Diamond, and Chris Sloan Photos by Chris Sloan T-tails have fallen out of fashion, even seem a trifle uncool. But I can’t help it, I’m a romantic fool. They represent an era when FOD ingestion was still a real threat when cruise speed was allowed to be something higher than “max economical.” Reaganomics was saving America, and the Union was strong! Far Away in

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    Hell Aboard the Tiger: Onboard Australia’s Low-Cost Nightmare Tigerair

Hell Aboard the Tiger: Onboard Australia’s Low-Cost Nightmare Tigerair

Flight Number: TT677 Route: Cairns-Sydney Aircraft: Airbus A320-232 Reg: VH-XUH Dep Time: 1055L original – changed to 1345L – ATD of 1425L Arr Time: 1641L Date: 13th August 2019 Seat: 22A During my adventures in Australia, I got the opportunity to experience and educate myself with Australian low-cost carrier Tigerair. I was hoping that it would be more of a positive element to that in Europe, but unfortunately, I was

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    Traveler: Flying The British Queen Of The Skies – Round Trip To New York

Traveler: Flying The British Queen Of The Skies – Round Trip To New York

There is no other way to truly fly across the Atlantic, is there? In this review, I will look at my round trip with British Airways (BA) starting at London-Heathrow and jumping across the pond to New York onboard the majestic Boeing 747-400. British Airways has come under scrutiny in recent years, for turning to a low-cost model on European flights, then for notoriously poor long haul catering, that was

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    Traveler: Flying The Quirky Volotea To Prague Onboard Boeing 717

Traveler: Flying The Quirky Volotea To Prague Onboard Boeing 717

As I put pen to paper tonight, on a typically British summer evening, it’s wet, it’s cold, the heating is on and a Simon Cowell reality TV show is droning on in the background. I have pondered how to write this review and keep it on topic. I write my reviews in a regimented manner, to try and cover the entire journey experience from booking the flight, to checking in,

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    Full Review: Welcome Onboard The Inaugural ANA A380 Flight

Full Review: Welcome Onboard The Inaugural ANA A380 Flight

TOKYO — All Nippon Airways (ANA) has become the last new operator of the Airbus A380, launching commercial operations with the double-decker plane exclusively on the Tokyo-Narita International Airport (NRT) to Honolulu (HNL) rotation. The European planemaker decided to pull the plug on the production of the world’s largest passenger

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    What to Consider When Planning an Overseas Vacation

What to Consider When Planning an Overseas Vacation

Planning your next getaway is an exciting time as the world is your oyster! You get to decide which part of this amazing world you go to, how long for and who with. However, there are a few factors you need to consider when deciding where to go overseas, as

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    Traveler: Round Trip To San Francisco With French Bee

Traveler: Round Trip To San Francisco With French Bee

As part of the Airways May 2019 cover story on French leisure, low-cost/long-haul carrier, French Bee, we flew with the airline from its Paris-Orly base to San Francisco, testing its Premium Economy and Economy Class products. Read the High Flyer Interview with French bee’s President, Marc Rochet. Outbound: Paris –

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    Traveler: Experiencing Generation easyJet – Onboard the Airbus A320neo (+Photos)

Traveler: Experiencing Generation easyJet – Onboard the Airbus A320neo (+Photos)

Introduction Come on, let’s fly. This is Generation easyJet. In this review, I will take a look at a cheap and cheerful easyJet flight from Faro Portugal to London Luton Airport UK. easyJet, Ryanair and Norwegian dominate the low-cost market out of the UK. I will do other reviews into

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