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KLM 747-400 Hit By Other KLM’s Wingtip

KLM 747-400 Hit By Other KLM’s Wingtip

In an incident at Amsterdam Schiphol, a now retired KLM 747-400 came into contact with another aircraft. The precise circumstances of the incident are unknown. 2020 has not been kind to many things, in aviation and beyond. It certainly hasn’t been good for KLM’s or...
Qantas Celebrates 100th Birthday Today!

Qantas Celebrates 100th Birthday Today!

Qantas, the oldest continuously running airline in the world, became 100 years old on November 16th. They are doing so during a devastating global pandemic, but are confident they can survive it. It’s not the first time they’ve had to deal with one, after all. They’re...
Cargo Airlines Ramp Up for Mammoth Vaccine Air Bridge

Cargo Airlines Ramp Up for Mammoth Vaccine Air Bridge

For months now, the world’s Cargo operators are preparing their aircraft and installations for the Covid-19 vaccine, that must reach people all around the world. Depending on their location, cargo airlines each have advantages and disadvantages, that authorities need...
Will They? Southwest Consider The Airbus A220

Will They? Southwest Consider The Airbus A220

They have flown nothing but Boeing 737s for nearly fifty years. Will Southwest Airlines order Airbus A220s to replace ageing 737-700s? When they already have orders for 30 737-7 MAX aircraft? Before aviation authorities around the world grounded the MAX, it would have...
Ciudad Real Airport Finds An Unorthodox Use

Ciudad Real Airport Finds An Unorthodox Use

It was a sad sight. An airport designed to take on every possible airliner flying, struggling to get going and eventually failing. Ciudad Real airport became the Ghost airport of Spain. It was used as a set, for TV commercials and TV stunts… but not for aircraft....