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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...

Spotting at Reykjavik Airport 0

Spotting at Reykjavik Airport

On honeymoon in Iceland recently, I had the pleasure of visiting Reykjavik’s downtown airport, which is used extensively for domestic flights, biz jets, deliveries and fuel stops, flying schools, and Coast Guard flights. The...

Chateauroux Spotting, France 1

Chateauroux Spotting, France

Chateuroux is a small airport in France, an hour or so south of Paris. It has very little flight activity, with just a regional link to the capital of note. However, the airport has...

Spotting at Rand, South Africa 1

Spotting at Rand, South Africa

I’m back from honeymoon now. Before I move on to details of spotting in Iceland and Copenhagen (stay tuned!), I’ll simply write this note I received about spotting at Rand airfield in South Africa...

Latest from Sheraton Deira Hotel Dubai 0

Latest from Sheraton Deira Hotel Dubai

Here is a note from Paul Moiser about the spotting situation at the Sheraton Deira Hotel near Dubai Airport. I’ve posted it with his kind approval: I’ve noticed whilst I have been away many...

Zurich Viewing Deck Changes 0

Zurich Viewing Deck Changes

After a while of speculating the future of the viewing decks at Zurich Airport, which are invaluable spotting locations at this airport, I can now confirm that the original Deck B will close from...