Daily Archives: June 22, 2009

Virgin Atlantic celebrates 25th anniversary

The flamboyant Sir Richard Branson promoted Virgin Atlantic Airways, is celebrating its 25th birthday today, with it’s typical panache and style by recreating the very first flight to New York that departed on June 22, 1984. Sir Richard Branson, President of Virgin Atlantic, was joined onboard by frequent travelers, travel trade VIPs and a host of special guests including leading …

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Intruding Volga Dnepr Antonov AN-124 finally departs Mumbai

The intruding Volga Dnepr Antonov Anotnov AN124 finally departed Mumbai late on Saturday evening at 22:39 (17:09Z). The aircraft apparently has been “wet leased” i.e. aircraft and crew, by the US military for supply flights between the US base at Deigo Garcia in the southern Indian ocean and Kandahar in Afghanistan. The aircraft has made many supply trips over the …

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