Category: Western Europe

Vienna Airport Tours 2

Vienna Airport Tours

An alternative way to see the action at Vienna airport is to take an airside tour. This covers most parts of the airfield and gives you an opportunity to log (quickly!) what’s in and...

Spotting at Rome Ciampino 0

Spotting at Rome Ciampino

I dug out this report I’d written about a visit to Rome’s Ciampino (low cost) airport last year. You may find it useful for spotting: Ciampino is closer to the centre of Rome. It...

Spotting at Liverpool Airport 0

Spotting at Liverpool Airport

Liverpool Airport is quite busy these days, with based easyJet and Ryanair aircraft, plus a number of charter and cargo airlines passing through each day. A recent visit allowed me time to check the...

Newcastle Airport Spotting Location 15

Newcastle Airport Spotting Location

Newcastle Airport in the north east of England is quite a busy little regional airport. In fact, it even has its own Emirates flight to Dubai each day, so it’s not that much of...

MK Airlines Fleet to Filton 0

MK Airlines Fleet to Filton

Since MK Airlines has just gone bust, it seems the vast majority of the fleet will be put into storage at Filton airfield, in Bristol. There were already a number of their aircraft parked...

Madrid Terminal 1 Spotting 0

Madrid Terminal 1 Spotting

Earlier this week I was in Madrid on business, flying with Jet2 through Terminal 1. Since Terminal 4 is now the focus of this huge airport, I thought I’d update you on the spotting...

Paris Photography Permits 2

Paris Photography Permits

There has been some discussion on the Civil Spotters group about the best e-mail address to use if you want to obtain a photography permit for visiting Paris Charles de Gaulle airport. The best...

Perpignan Spotting 0

Perpignan Spotting

Andy ‘Smudger’ Smith has also given a bit of information about Perpignan – a small regional airport in France just inside the border with Spain. Perpignan is known for having a small collection of...

Southern France Spotting Notes 0

Southern France Spotting Notes

Andy ‘Smudger’ Smith has recently posted an insightful guide into some of southern France’s main airports and airfields from a spotting point of view. Here are some of the highlights: Nimes: Has some stored...

Newcastle Spotters Petition for Viewing Facilities 0

Newcastle Spotters Petition for Viewing Facilities

Aircraft spotters at Newcastle Airport in the UK have set up a petition to bring back viewing facilities at the airport. It once had a dedicated roof gallery, and indoor areas to watch aircraft....