Archive for July, 2010

Heavy Rains slow down search efforts at Pakistan crash site

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

Heavy monsoon rain is creating havoc in Pakistan killing more than 400 people until now and destroying property, infrastructure worth millions. In the meantime, the worst is being experienced at the Pakistan plane crash site near Islamabad, where consistent rain and fog are hampering recovery efforts. (more…)

Its official: Bournemouth Air Festival confirmed for August 19

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Image source: bournemouthair.co.uk

How would you typically like to spend the school holidays with your friends and family? An outing or a trip to an entertaining place with your loved ones is usually an attractive option.  I guess, a stopover to the ‘Bournemouth Air Festival’ would surely guarantee an enjoyable experience for the young ones as well as the adults. (more…)

Solar powered plane completes 26-hour flight successfully

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Solar impulse II (HB-SIB) concept image (GFDL/SolarImpulse)

A solar powered plane designed to fly round-the-clock without traditional fuels has completed its 26-hour flight after flying continuously through the night. (more…)

Is Britain’s decision of restricting Airport Growth really going to Aid climate?

Monday, July 5th, 2010

WN/Photos

These days, ‘Binge Flying’ is creating hype in Britain’s aviation industry. The recent action taken by Britain’s coalition government for the sake of the environment protection by refusing to build new runways around London to accommodate more planes is creating controversy everywhere. (more…)

Google to buy ITA software

Friday, July 2nd, 2010
Google Flight

Google Flight

Google has bought the Massachusetts-based ITA software firm for $700m (£460m) to make it convenient for users to search for specific flight information on its highly-dominant search engine. Google might have described its intention as “pro-competitive” and “pro-consumer”, but it has expectantly shook up online booking agencies. (more…)