Air International 2015-01
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Main: Commercial
Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777-200ER 9M-MRD (c/n 28411) at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport, Sweden in May 2009. It was shot down over Ukraine on July 17, 2014 operating as flight MH17 between Amsterdam and Kuala Lumpur.
With 70 daily departures Fort Lauderdale, where this A320 (N536JB) is pictured, is one of JetBlue’s major hubs.
A third of JetBlue’s destinations are international including St Maarten in the Dutch Antilles, where N594JB is seen on final approach.
Los Angeles is the airline’s west coast hub.
Thomson Airways originally was due to take delivery of eight of the 13 Dreamliners ordered by the TUI Group. Now it will take ten of an expanded order for 15 aircraft.
Iran Air Airbus A300-200 EP-IBS (msn 080) at Tehran-Mehrabad International is one of 18 delivered to the carrier that included EP-IBU (msn 186): the aircraft shot down by the USS Vincennes over the Persian Gulf on July 3, 1988.
A BAS Twin Otter flying low over a striking crevasse field.
With the Twin Otters' skis weighing close 800lb (363kg), the aircraft have an increased gross weight of 14,000lb (6,350kg) to give them a useful cargo and fuel payload.
The Rothera hangar is the BAS Air Unit’s base in Antarctica.
A glaciologist uses ground-based GPS and the Twin Otter to survey the flow of the ice sheet.
The Twin Otters deliver fuel drums to forward locations and research camps.
A BAS Twin Otter undergoing refuelling at the Sky-Blu ice runway under the midnight sun.
A Twin Otter and the Dash 7 flying close to Rothera Research Station.
The BAS Dash 7 provides the intercontinental link to Rothera from South America
The Rothera hangar is the BAS Air Unit’s base in Antarctica.
The Dash 7 over the mountains of the Antarctic Peninsula, close to Rothera Research Station.
The Dash 7 on the blue ice runway at Sky-Blu.
A Twin Otter and the Dash 7 flying close to Rothera Research Station.
KLM operated a fleet of ten MD-11s between 1993 and 2014. PH-KCB (c/n 48556), ‘Maria Montessori' acted as the standby aircraft on the last day of passenger operations. She was floodlit to enhance a twilight photo-session after the flying had ended.
MD-11 PH-KCD (c/n 48558) ‘Florence Nightingale' taxies in after the second of the three flights on November 11, 2014.
A321 N929JB arriving at Los Angeles in September 2014.
The Mint premium cabin will feature on 11 A321s initially.
In its 737 MAX fleet Thomson plans to introduce what it describes as social seating. This includes a Family Booth concept with space for four to six people sitting around a table at the back of the aircraft.