Category: Eastern Europe

Crete Spotting Hotel – Arina Sands 0

Crete Spotting Hotel – Arina Sands

Mike Harper has been in touch to let us know about one of the best plane spotting hotels on the island of Crete. The Arina Sands is located at Kokkini Hani, and most importantly is...

Scary runways around the world 0

Scary runways around the world

Faith Norris has written this run-down of some of the scariest runways around the world. How many have you flown to?   Scary Runways around the World Flying can be a turbulent experience for...

Best of the Web – Airport Spotting Videos – AMC 737 overrun 0

Best of the Web – Airport Spotting Videos – AMC 737 overrun

I came across this crazy video yesterday of a runway overrun by an AMC Airlines Boeing 737-800 at Thessaloniki Airport in Greece. All manner of things seem to be wrong with the approach, from...

Aeroflot MD-11Fs to be grounded 0

Aeroflot MD-11Fs to be grounded

Aeroflot Russian Airlines is expected to announce that it is grounding its fleet of McDonnell Douglas MD-11 freighters. The airline is struggling to compete against the increase in belly cargo carried by regular passenger...

Budapest spotting terrace to reopen 0

Budapest spotting terrace to reopen

Budapest Airport‘s spotting terrace is to be reopene following renovation work. The terrace is atop Terminal 2A, and was closed a few years ago when work was being carried out to expand the building....

Transaero receives second cargo TU-204 aircraft 0

Transaero receives second cargo TU-204 aircraft

Transaero Airlines continues to expand its cargo fleet with the addition of a second Tupolev TU-204-100C aircraft. The TU-204-100C, tail number RA64051, was delivered to the airline upon the completion of the technical acceptance...

SunExpress Leipzig Base 0

SunExpress Leipzig Base

One for the German spotters: SunExpress will base a Boeing 737-800 at Leipzig Halle Airport this summer. The Turkish airline will operate the aircraft on charter routes to Egypt, the Canary Islands, and Turkey....

Ryanair coming to Montenegro 0

Ryanair coming to Montenegro

Ryanair has announced it will begin serving Montenegro from June – its 29th country. Flights will launch 4x weekly from Brussels Charleroi to Podgorica from 20th June using Boeing 737-800 aircraft. It is unknown...

Transaero adds 12 Boeing 737-800s 0

Transaero adds 12 Boeing 737-800s

Transaero Airlines has singed a deal to lease 12 new Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The airline already operates a number of the type, and plans to start taking delivery of the new aircraft from 2015. Transaero...

Dubai World Central Airport will open to passengers in October 0

Dubai World Central Airport will open to passengers in October

Dubai World Central Airport has announced that it will open to passengers on 27 October, 2013. Construction of Dubai World Central’s passenger terminal building was completed in 2012. Upon opening, the new facility will...