• Qantas unveils special 100th anniversary livery on new 787 VH-ZNJ

    The ‘Qantas 100’ 787 Dreamliner has rolled out of the paint shop wearing a special livery commemorating Qantas’ upcoming centenary. VH-ZNJ ‘Longreach’, the airline’s 10th 787, features a celebratory ‘Qantas 100’ imprint and each Qantas logo since the airline’s founding in 1920 as Queensland and Northern Territories Aerial Services.   Read More

  • How to track the final Super80 Send Off

    The Super80 Send Off to end all Super80 send offs, truly. On Wednesday, 4 September American Airlines will operate the final mass-retirement of its MD-80 fleet. The airline will operate its final MD-80 revenue flight and 23 MD-83 aircraft will make their way to Roswell, New Mexico throughout the day.   Read More

  • Qantas to operate 3 Project Sunrise research flights

    Qantas will operate three ‘Project Sunrise’ research flights in October, November, and December 2019 to ‘gather new data about inflight passenger and crew health and well-being’. These flights come ahead of a decision by Qantas on which Airbus or Boeing aircraft to choose for the New York to Sydney and London to Sydney routes.   Read More

  • How to track Air Baltic’s special Baltic country liveries

    Air Baltic has painted three Airbus A220s in flag-themed special liveries to represent Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania. Here’s how you can easily track all three. Latvia | Estonia | Lithuania   Read More

  • Virgin Orbit Completes First Drop Test of LauncherOne Rocket

    Virgin Orbit completed the first drop test of its LauncherOne rocket this week. The drop test marks a major milestone in the program to send small satellites into space aboard a rocket launched from a modified 747.   Read More

  • One More Orbit Attempts World Circumnavigation Speed Record

    One More Orbit is attempting a world circumnavigation speed record in a Qatar Executive Gulfstream G650ER by flying around the world over both poles in less than 48 hours.   Read More

  • Lauda honors Niki Lauda with flypast and special message

    On 20 May 2019, Formula 1 legend and aviation great Niki Lauda passed away at the age of 70. On 21 May, the airline Lauda paid tribute to Niki Lauda with a special flypast and message in the aircraft’s windows at Vienna airport.   Read More

  • Where the grounded 737 MAX are stored

    With the global grounding of the 737 MAX fleet, airlines have been moving aircraft into storage. We’ve compiled a table of 737 MAX aircraft and where airlines have stored them.   Read More

  • Track the British Airways Centenary Special Liveries

    To celebrate its centenary, British Airways is repainting four aircraft into special liveries to reflect heritage airlines and past liveries. The first aircraft, 747 G-BYGC, wears British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) livery. An A319 in British European Airways (BEA) livery, a 747 in Landor livery, and a 747 in Negus livery complete the line up.   Read More

  • Air France to shutter its roof top bar Joon

    Air France is changing its state of mind and has announced its intention to shutter roof top bar Joon. The fashion designer that’s ‘also an airline’ will soon no longer be an airline.   Read More