Category: Western Europe

New Spotting Area at Malaga 0

New Spotting Area at Malaga

Malaga Airport in the south of Spain has finally provided an official spotting location. You can find it at the aviation museum near the original terminal. To reach it, from the main terminal area,...

Stored F-27s at Cologne to Go 1

Stored F-27s at Cologne to Go

You may be aware that there are a number of stored Fokker F-27 aircraft at Cologne/Bonn airport, owned by WDL Aviation. These have been present a number of years, stored at the far side...

Berlin Tempelhof Closes 0

Berlin Tempelhof Closes

The historic Berlin Tempelhof Airport will close tonight after many years of use. Most notably, the airport featured heavily in the Berlin Airlift, seeing thousands of flights bringing relief supplies into the city when...

Bournemouth Aviation Museum Reopens 3

Bournemouth Aviation Museum Reopens

Great news today. Bournemouth Aviation Museum is to re-open this Saturday (18 October 2008), 10 months since it was closed by the airport due to them requiring the land for other purposes. Now the...

Special Zurich Tours 0

Special Zurich Tours

BUCHairTours have organised a number of special airside tours for enthusiasts at Zurich airport during the period when the original observation deck closes. These run between Tuesday, January 27th, 2009 and Sunday, February 1st,...

Free Bus Services at London Heathrow 1

Free Bus Services at London Heathrow

Did you know there are some free bus services around London Heathrow that are ideal for spotters moving around the various perimeter locations? Bus service between Hatton Cross and Terminal 5 are: 423 via...

Zurich Deck Updates 0

Zurich Deck Updates

The viewing decks at Zurich will now close on 1 November for building work. The deck on Pier E will re-open in January 2009. Thanks to Thomas Jaeger for the information. Why not purchase...

Gatwick Airport For Sale 0

Gatwick Airport For Sale

After all the speculation, Gatwick has finally been put up for sale by the BAA. The price tag is estimated at £1.8bn. BBC News story about the sale: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7620293.stm With BAA out of the...

Spotting at Keflavik Airport 2

Spotting at Keflavik Airport

Keflavik is the main international gateway airport to Iceland. It is the base of Icelandair. Other carriers you’ll see here include: Iceland Express (Hello) Lufthansa Germanwings Bluebird Cargo Star Air The airport covers a...

Woodford ATP Update 0

Woodford ATP Update

Following on from my recent post about the BAe ATP aircraft stored at Woodford, near Manchester, I can now sadly report that they have all been scrapped. Even the prototype aircraft has met this...