Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Airports & Airlines
QANTAS . And, as pointed out in 'Rain Man', they've never had a crash!
Queensland. Brisbane, Cairns, Townsville and Mackay are all in Queensland.
Williamtown. Newcastle Airport is located at Williamtown, 14km north of the city. The runway at Newcastle Airport is shared with the Royal Australian Air Force base in Williamtown. Charlestown, Georgetown and Adamstown are all suburbs of Newcastle.
Sydney. Sydney's airport is named after the aviator Charles Kingsford-Smith.
Berlin. Tempelhof became famous during the Berlin Blockade and Airlift. Apart from Tempelhof, Berlin still has Schönefeld, Tegel and Berlin Brandenburg International. Germany's main airline is of course Lufthansa.
Australians. In the past if you wanted to fly with the Swiss you could fly Swissair. Now this would be SWISS. Also Sabena disappeared, but Belgium now has Brussels Airlines. If you want to fly with the Austrians then you should go for Austrian Airlines, Lauda or Tyrolean.
KLM. Schiphol is the most important Dutch airport and is situated near Amsterdam. KLM literally means Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij; so you fly with a kind of "Queen's Own Aviation Company".
Hungary. Portugal has TAP and Poland has LOT. Scandinavian countries have SAS as their joint national airline.
|If you are in John F. Kennedy Airport, you of course are in New York.
But what was the name of the airport, before the assassination of JFK?||Airports And Airlines Of The World
Idlewild. La Guardia Airport, New York, is named after the legendary mayor of New York, Fiorello La Guardia (1882-1947). Joe di Maggio is a legendary character too, but he never became mayor of New York and no airport was named after him. Ryan Air, not O'Ryan Air, calls itself "the low fares airline".
U.S.A.. Spain is EC.
Germany is D.
Netherlands is PH.
By the way Britain is G.
Japan. Spain's main airports are El Prat (Barcelona) and Barajas (Madrid). Singapore has SIA or Singapore Airlines and Changi is the name of its airport. Thailand has BKK Bangkok Airport.
Narita is the busiest and biggest international airport in Japan. Just as Haneda it is near Tokyo. Kansai Regional near Osaka is another very important Japanese airport. So is Sendai. Air Nippon is one of Japan's best-known airlines.
Switzerland. Kloten is Zurich's airport. Belgium's main airport is Zaventem. Melsbroek is a military airport. In the Netherlands, Schiphol is the most widley known airport. By the way, Dutch and Flemish travellers might frown at the names the Swiss give to their airports.
Boston. For Washington D.C., John Foster Dulles Airport might be the airport to land at. And for Chicago, O'Hare is a possible option. In Denver they have Denver International Airport or DIA.
Southwest Airlines. Southwest Airlines has a focus city at Dallas Love Field. American Airlines has their hub in Dallas/Fort Worth
Orange County. John Wayne Airport is in Orange County, California between the cities of Santa Ana, Irvine and Newport Beach.
Grand Rapids. Gerald R. Ford International Airport serves the city of Grand Rapids while Bishop International Airport serves Flint, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport serves Kalamazoo and Battle Creek and Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County International Airport serves Detroit and Wayne County.
Albuquerque. Albuquerque International Sunport serves Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Continental Express. The history of ExpressJet Airlines has been complicated. As at the end of 2011, it had merged with Atlantic Southeast Airlines, operating under its old name.
|Which airline serves as a hub for Luis Munoz Marin International Airport near San Juan, Puerto Rico?||Airlines and Airports
American Airlines. Luis Munoz Marin International Airport is one of five hubs for American Airlines. The other four are Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, Miami International Airport and O'Hare International Airport.
|Which airline at Reno-Tahoe International Airport has the most non-stop destinations?||Airlines and Airports
Southwest Airlines. Southwest Airlines has 11 non-stop flights from Reno-Tahoe. Horizon has 3, United has 4 and American has 2.
|If you got on a plane from Point Hope, Alaska to Cape Lisburne, Alaska, what airline would you be flying?||Airlines and Airports
Bering Air. Bering Air is the only airline that serves Cape Lisburne, Alaska, with its only non-stop destination being Point Hope.
Oakland International Airport. JetBlue's focus cities include New York (JFK), Long Beach, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Washington (Dulles) and Orlando. Oakland used to serve as a focus city, but has since been downgraded.
|Founded in 1999, this airline had its first flight from their hub at JFK to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. What is this airline?||Airlines and Airports
JetBlue. JetBlue Airways was founded in 1999 and had its first flight flew on February 11, 2000. It flies from its main hub in New York JFK, which has been its hub since it started.
AirTran Airways was founded in 1992 and had its first flight was on October 26, 1993. It flies from its main hub in Atlanta. Allegiant Air was founded in 1997 as WestJet Airways, and had its first flight in June of 1998. It flies from its main focus city in Las Vegas. USA 3000 Airlines was founded in the year 2000.