Monthly Archive: February 2011

Pinnacle CRJ2 makes emergency landing at Greenville (GSP) Feb 21st 2011 – smoke in cabin / The Aviation Herald

Pictured landing at CLE in 2008, this is the actual aircraft involved in the incident.  Photo: Dave Reed - OPShots.net

A Pinnacle Airlines Canadair CRJ-200 on behalf of Delta Airlines, registration N8886A performing flight 9E-4018/DL-4018 from Greenville,SC to Detroit,MI (USA) with 39 passengers and 3 crew, was climbing out of Greenville’s runway 22 when the crew reported an emergency on board, smoke in the cabin and requested an immediate return. The aircraft was instantly cleared …

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Boeing, LAN Airlines Announce Order for Three 767s – Air Transport News

A Lan 767-300 at Miami in 2010.  Photo:  Ed Jones - OPShots.net

Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today that Chile’s LAN Airlines ordered three additional 767-300ER airplanes valued at $493 million at today’s list prices. Today’s order brings the total number of 767s ordered from LAN to 33. “This order for additional 767s builds on the long-standing relationship between Boeing and LAN,” said Marlin Dailey, vice president of …

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Hottest flight attendants revealed – The Australian

Virgin Atlantic has never been known for being very shy, in spite of what this aircraft's registration (G-VSHY) may seem to indicate.  Photo: Mark Plumley - OPShots.net

Virgin Atlantic cabin crew have been voted the hottest in the world / supplied A NEW survey reveals Virgin Atlantic has the most attractive flight attendants with 53 percent of those surveyed picking Virgin’s “red hotties. According to the survey of 1000 people by the Business Travel and Meetings Show (BTMS), Virgin Atlantic scooped the …

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Palm Springs International Airport’s travel numbers flying higher | The Desert Sun | MyDesert.com

A SkyWest E-120 parked at Palm Springs airport.  Photo:  Chuck Slusarczyk Jr. - OPShots.net

More people are flying out of Palm Springs International Airport. New travel numbers showed a 2 percent gain in 2010 over the year before. Flight attendants scanned the tickets of nearly 1.5 million passengers. It’s the first year of true growth since 2008 when oil prices spiked, the housing market crashed and the economy prompted …

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