Category: China

10 airports to catch the 787 Dreamliner in 2012 3

10 airports to catch the 787 Dreamliner in 2012

To mark the start of international scheduled services this week by ANA’s Boeing 787, I thought I’d mention a few other places you’ll be seeing the type this year. We’ll see a lot more...

Boeing 787 World Tour planned 0

Boeing 787 World Tour planned

Boeing have announced that their 787 is to go on a world tour that lasts 6 months and takes in many different countries. The purpose of the tour is to raise public awareness, and...

Chinese Wrecks and Relics 0

Chinese Wrecks and Relics

I recently came across this very useful list of vintage aircraft, wrecks and relics that can be found across China. The list is quite comprehensive and includes not just aircraft in museums, but gate...

Finding the last Tridents 0

Finding the last Tridents

Although not strictly an airport spotting guide, I hope this post will inspire you to go visit the last Hawker Siddeley Trident aircraft out there. Many of them are at airports, so that should...

Shanghai Opens New Spectator Facility 1

Shanghai Opens New Spectator Facility

Shanghai’s Hongqiao airport opened its new official spectator facility on 16 March 2010 on top of the new Terminal 2 building. Interestingly, this is the first official spotting location to be opened at any...

Spotting Around Shanghai 3

Spotting Around Shanghai

Mark Curran recently reported on his trip to Shanghai in which he searched out some of the aviation-related points of interest away from from city’s main airports, as well as some general comments on...

Shanghai Pudong Hotel Recommendation 0

Shanghai Pudong Hotel Recommendation

A recent report by Paul Moiser from a spotting trip to China gives the following details about the 4-star Ease Hotel in the terminal. To get to the hotel from where the bus drops...