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Video: Mountains and ice! Ravn Alaska Dash 8 flight from Unalakleet to Anchorage

Video: Mountains and ice! Ravn Alaska Dash 8 flight from Unalakleet to Anchorage

The onboard service is simple but you don’t need much with mountain and wilderness views like this out the window. A decent cup of coffee, a nice cookie and a friendly flight attendant make this a smooth and enjoyable trip, despite a touch of blustery weather on approach to Anchorage.
It’s an impressive operation considering the remoteness of the area, the amount of logistics that need to go into it and the challenges they face on a regular basis – not least of which is the weather! Tim and his colleagues rely on the improved flight tracking from their Flightradar24 receiver to know where the N426SD is at any given time. Teachers and others out at the various regional schools use it to know when the plane is coming in too. Join us for this rare look at a very unique operation, part of the highly critical role aviation plays for the small communities in northwest Alaska. Flight playback for 7H553 on 5 April, 2022: https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/7h553#2b651773
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Video: Testing out the Etihad 787-10 Business Studio (plus a bonus look at economy)

In this video we take a ride on Etihad’s lovely 787-10 from Amsterdam to Abu Dhabi on EY78. Along the way we can’t figure out how to get our connecting boarding pass at Schiphol Airport; we have a chat with the Captain before departure; we get some beautiful views of Holland on the climb out; we test out the Etihad Business Studio seat, service, food and entertainment options; and we enjoy a scenic sunset descent over Iran and the Gulf.

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