Evelop Airlines has taken delivery of its first sharkletted A320-200. According to the new airline, the A320 will be based out of Tenerife Sur. Additionally, soon another A320 will be based out of Las Palmas during Winter.
News of November 2013
The Ice Hotel located in northern Sweden is rebuilt every year out of enormous chunks of ice from the Torne River in Jukkasjärvi, Kiruna, will this year come equipped with fire alarms.
While it might sound crazy that a building made of water needs to be equipped with fire alarms, the fact that the hotel is built from scratch every year means it needs to abide by the rules that apply to every new building, rules set by the National Housing Board (Boverket).
The U.S. Justice Department has given its approval to the merger of American Airlines and US Airways, the last major hurdle for a deal that will create the largest airline in the world.
The two companies communicated that customers with existing tickets are unlikely to see any noticeable changes, but longer term, the effects could be significant. Owners of frequent-flyer miles for both airlines will remain valid until both programs are consolidated on an equal value basis.
The two carriers are the last to link up in the latest wave of U.S. consolidation, which includes:
- Delta and Northwest
- United and Continental
- Southwest and AirTran
A man on a London-bound plane caused panic among fellow passengers at the end of last month, when he released his pet snake from his luggage mid-flight.
Adam Gubbay, from Stoke Newington, bought a baby corn snake on holiday in Israel, and managed to get the pet through airport security in Tel Aviv.
Mid-way through the flight, Mr Gubbay released the reptile, named Milky, to give it a drink of water, sending fellow passengers into a panic for their safety.
EasyJet staff confiscated the two-foot long snake from the 24-year-old.
Ryanair has announced a plan to move to fully allocated seating on all of its flights.
The budget carrier said the new system will be in force from February 1.
The move comes after numerous customer complaints about the frenzied rush by passengers to secure the best seats.