Watch SAS A320 taking off few meters from tourists

Skiathos Airport is the most famous for Europeans spotters. Named after a Greek novelist and native, the short and narrow airport on the picturesque island of Skiathos is a popular destination for plane spotters, who can experience close range take offs and landings from the small stone beach and adjacent public road located at the…

FedEx to ground 29 more aircraft

FedEx plans to remove 29 aircraft from its fleet this year. CEO Raj Subramaniam said on Tuesday’s earnings briefing that the Express unit will park 20 aircraft in fiscal year 2024 and permanently retire nine additional MD-11 freighters. But the latest fleet statistics show the integrated logistics and parcel carrier’s mainline fleet will actually grow…

Qatar Airways plans to ground the Airbus A380 again

Qatar Airways says it will retire its fleet of Airbus A380 superjumbos. Speaking at a media roundtable at Paris Air Show, Qatar Airways CEO Al Baker confirmed the fate of the A380 remained inescapable, saying “eventually, over a period of time, we will then ground them again.” Nonetheless, the move will not be as sudden…

Avolon Announce order for 40 Boeing 737 MAX Jets

Boeing and Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, today announced an order for 40 737 MAX airplanes at the Paris Air Show. “Today’s announcement reaffirms our long-standing partnership with Boeing and our support for their 737 MAX program. We are confident in the long-term demand from our customers for the 737 MAX, and this order…