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This is closest you’ll ever get to the Antonov An-225 in the air without being inside of it. For its recent flight from Kyiv…
There are any number of airports where weather conditions or the unique terrain make for challenging operations. Often that means some interesting landings. While…
The Ilyushin IL-62 was a very capable long-range aircraft in its day, and an important one for Soviet flag carrier Aeroflot. These days it’s…
Many of the world’s flights are routine, daily operations between major cities. A handful of others, though, are much more mysterious. My favorite finds…
Given the state of things in aviation amid a pandemic that appears to be worsening in Europe and the Americas, you might assume a…
When most people think of a domestic flight they likely imagine a quick hop, maybe an hour or two. In some countries even an…
Anyone who has paid attention to the airline industry since March will know that the A380 has not fared well this year. The superjumbo…
Last week we covered some of the more high-profile routes that carry (or once carried) the flight number 1. The first round included Concorde…
There are plenty of airport codes around the world that are good for a laugh. Think of most words you’d avoid uttering in polite…
Let’s face it: airline codes are boring. Or so it seems at first. BA is British Airways, AA is American Airlines and so on….