ATR glide approache

Story with this goes:   On approach to Tenerife GCXO – the senior Binter Captain opted at 35 miles out and 15000 feet, to do a engine failure test and try landing with engines on idle. Rwy is 2000 elev.G2,100′ AGL1,800′ AGLThis pic shows 1500...

These guys serious?

Results from an independent poll taken by Letsflycheaper reveal that there are benefits to the Mile High club and that about 24% of people flirt on a regular bases when they fly oversea.Very conveniently Air New Zealand now offers the “Skycouch”. This allows you to...

Big order for Bombardier C300 jet

Republic Airways Holdings Inc. announced today it has signed a purchase agreement for 40 CS300 jets, part of the next-generation CSeries aircraft being developed by Bombardier. Republic also has options for up to an additional 40 aircraft. The aircraft, which will be...

Eagle cheap standby fares — cool!

Air New Zealand Link/Eagle Air is trialling cheap standby tickets from Whakatane to Wellington. The Whakatane Beacon reports that passengers can arrive an hour before the flight and seats available can fly for $59. A return standby ticket must be bought at the same...

Newmans Air

I remember as a young fulla I missed flying in a Dash 7 due weather cancelation! Was gutted.NEX is on a Q300, NEX is unused.GLaunched 25 years ago this month was Newmans Air whose services more or less replicated the Mount Cook Airline’s routes. Like Mount Cook...
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