Etihad Regional Saab 2000 charter from Zurich to Geneva

Last monday, as I was planning my unplanned spotting trip to Zurich, I couldn’t believe what popped up on google flights. The Tuesday afternoon...

Power takeoff on the Emir’s jet

It has been a while since I wanted to fly the Kuwait airways (KU) A300. For a long time, it has been flying between...

Fifth freedom flights in Europe for 2018

Fifth freedom flights are a great opportunity to fly on interesting, different aircraft without having to pay for a longer flight. It can also...

Best ways to map and log your flights

There are many reasons one could want to log their travels, and especially flights. It makes recollecting events easier, gives access to interesting stats,...

Surprise on Swiss A340-300 from Athens

Unusual type on Athens-Zurich Gate B12 was more crowded than usual on this early february afternoon at Athens International airport. That day, Swiss flight 1831...

Landing on a glacier at 10 800 feet

It’s 7:20 am, uphills of Chamonix in a 70x30m opening in the forest. The sun is rising behind the mountains in front of us...

Kai Tak-like approach on the 757

After getting back from a spotting day at Grenoble 3 weeks ago, I though well how about I try to fly one of these...

Windmilling jet engine rattling sounds

Sometime in the past, when boarding through mobile stairs or a stairs truck (otherwise known as the-only-real-way-to-board-an-aircraft) you might have noticed a distinct rattling...