In spite of the current situation in Libya (120 dead, fights all around the country, Benghazi airport closed, etc – for a live update I suggest following the story on Twitter using the hastag #feb17 or #Libya) Afriqiyah Airways flight 8U 00947 from Rome to Tripoli flew regularly on Feb. 19, 2011 (with 1,5 hrs of delay). I took this picture of the Airbus 319 registered 5A-ONI at 15.00LT immediately after take off from RWY25 at Rome – Fiumicino airport.
On Jun. 6, 2011, the first (long awaited) Emirates Airbus 380 landed at Rome Fiumicino. It was a one-off trip to celebrate Fiumicino airport’s 50th anniversary, along with 150th anniversary of Italian unification. The Super […]
One of the highlights of the 2009 for Rome Fiumicino airport is the expected upgrade of the Emirates EK097/098 DBX-FCO-DBX daily routes from the Boeing B777-300 (B773) to the Airbus A380-800 (A388) effective from Dec […]
On Dec. 16, 2009, a US F-16CG (88-0444/AV) belonging to the 510 FS of the 31 FW c/s “Buzzard 54” performed an emergency landing in Rome Fiumicino airport as a consequence of an engine failure […]