Latest Washington Dulles International Airport Stories

2014-06-12 04:20:22

-- New Nonstop Service between Beijing and Washington Dulles International Expected to Grow Bilateral US-China Trade and Tourism -- WASHINGTON, D.C., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China's new nonstop four weekly flights from Beijing Capital International Airport to Washington Dulles International was welcomed on June 10th by the Chinese Ambassador to the United States, Cui Tiankai; Commonwealth of Virginia Governor Terence McAuliffe, District of Columbia Deputy Mayor Victor L....

2014-05-20 08:21:52

Utilizing New Route from Midtown NYC to Boston and DC NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tailwind Air Service is launching this summer, offering weekday seaplane service between Manhattan's East River at 23(rd) Street, Boston Logan and Washington Dulles. Flights will depart Manhattan in the mornings, offering same-day returns from Boston and DC in the evenings. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140519/88912 This is a NEW route and is NOT serviced by any existing...

Across America 2013: Solar Impulse Prepares For Final Leg To New York
2013-07-05 06:17:42

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Solar Impulse team of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg are now preparing for the final flight of their HB-SIA zero-fuel airplane in the Across America 2013 campaign. Borschberg will take control of the solar-powered airplane for this final leg of the journey from Washington, DC to New York. Borschberg is scheduled to take off from Washington Dulles International Airport on Saturday, July 6 at around 5:00 am EDT. The...

Across America 2013: Solar Impulse Team To Incorporate New Flight Strategy On Next Leg
2013-06-13 08:48:20

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Strong winds will force the Solar Impulse team of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg to make an unscheduled pit stop in Cincinnati on the fourth leg of the Across America 2013 project. Challenging weather will force Borschberg, who is taking the helm for the fourth leg of the mission, to land briefly in Cincinnati on the route to Washington DC to complete leg four of the 2013 mission. Once in Cincinnati, Borschberg will...

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