Category: Miscellaneous Spotting

Emirates A380 to Barcelona for two trips only 0

Emirates A380 to Barcelona for two trips only

Emirates are going to bring their Airbus A380 super jumbos to Barcelona on their daily link to Dubai twice in the new year, replacing the usual Boeing 777-300. The flights will take place on...

Air Canada launches Rouge 0

Air Canada launches Rouge

Air Canada‘s new leisure airline has been announced, and it’s called ‘Rouge’. The national carrier of Canada announced a few months ago that it was seeking to set up a new carrier to handle...

Pegasus Airlines places Turkey’s largest aircraft order 0

Pegasus Airlines places Turkey’s largest aircraft order

Despite all the talk about the speed and size of growth at Turkish Airlines as it tries (quite successfully so far!) to provide a more suited alternative hub and spoke system at Istanbul Ataturk...

Singapore Airlines ending world’s longest routes 0

Singapore Airlines ending world’s longest routes

Singapore Airlines has announced it will end Airbus A340-500 operations from the end of October 2013. These are aircraft are used on what are currently the world’s longest passenger air routes, between Singapore and...

More details of British Airways A380s and 787s 0

More details of British Airways A380s and 787s

There’s a mere six months to go before British Airways takes delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, and today the airline announced further details of the cabin layout of these aircraft, plus that...

Virgin teams up with Aer Lingus for UK domestic flights 0

Virgin teams up with Aer Lingus for UK domestic flights

Virgin Atlantic has announced it is to use Aer Lingus as a source of aircraft and crew for its upcoming UK domestic flight schedule. The airline will use four Airbus A320s operated by the...

Guide to sleeping in airports 0

Guide to sleeping in airports

Have you ever had to sleep in an airport? It’s not usually a nice experience, but with this handy guide from TravelSupermarket.com you can at least make the most of the experience… Image source:...

Best of the Web – Airport Spotting Videos – 777 Belly Cam 0

Best of the Web – Airport Spotting Videos – 777 Belly Cam

Here’s a fascinating video where the camera is strapped to the nosewheel of a Boeing 777F and facing backwards. It shows the aircraft on final approach and landing at Milan Bergamo Airport in Italy....

Icelandair to buy 12 Boeing 737MAXs 0

Icelandair to buy 12 Boeing 737MAXs

Icelandair has today committed to purchase 12 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The order will be firmed up soon, but at list prices is worth $1.2 billion, and will see the purchase of 737 MAX...

Beginner’s Guide to Aerial Display Photography 1

Beginner’s Guide to Aerial Display Photography

Starting out in aerial display photography means being able to handle the challenges of shooting fast moving objects, while ensuring that you can produce excellent exposures without losing action scenes. Most aerial display photography...