Air International 2013-09
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Will the arrival of more Airbus A380s at Heathrow reduce the number of aircraft movements?
CRJ200 ZS-NMD (c/n 7233) was delivered to SA Express in November 2006. The aircraft is seen landing at Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International.
One of ten Bombardier CRJ200s operated by South African Express, ZS-NMN (c/n 7237), sporting a new colour scheme to celebrate the recent inauguration of the direct flight linking Durban to Harare, Zimbabwe.
Two different tails illustrating the colours of the defunct Congo Express (near camera) and the current SA Express scheme.
CRJ700 ZS-NBG (c/n 10028) taxiing out at Bloemfontein airport for the return flight to Cape Town.
N177DN (c/n 25122), a Boeing 767-300ER, is one of 94 in operation with Delta.
EI-LNA (c/n 35304), Norwegian's first Boeing 787, on final approach to Barcelona International airport on July 5, 2013.
The Air League says the Boeing 787's noise footprint is 60% smaller than that of the aircraft it will replace, keeping the noise footprint well within Heathrow's boundary.
CEO of Norwegian Bjorn Kjos watches on as a Boeing representative hands over the 787 keys to chief pilot Torstein Hoas at Everett on June 29, 2013.
Since 2002 Norwegian has adorned the tails of its aircraft with deceased personalities. EI-LNA features Norwegian Olympic ice skating champion Sonja Henie.
Norwegian's 787s feature an Android-based in-flight entertainment system which takes snack orders and boasts interactive maps.
Reclining seats in Norwegian's 787 premuim economy class offer a 48-inch pitch.
Norwegian squeezes 259 economy seats into its 787s.
Bjorn Kjos on the flight deck of Boeing 787 EI-LNA during its delivery flight from Seattle on June 29, 2013.
A330-300, N819NW (msn 858), is one of 32 in service with Delta Air Lines. All of Delta's A330s are former Northwest Airlines aircraft that were registered to Delta on October 29, 2008 the day the US Department of Justice approved the merger between the two carriers.
Delta Air Lines currently operates a fleet of 117 MD-88s including N994DL (c/n 53546) which was delivered in January 1992.
SA Express operates a fleet of nine Q400s including ZS-NMO (c/n 4122) which was the first to enter service in April 2006.
Two different tails illustrating the colours of the defunct Congo Express (near camera) and the current SA Express scheme.
Sixteen Boeing 747-400s remain in service with Delta Air Lines including N671US (c/n 26477) seen on the stand at Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion International Airport.
Delta Air Lines' Boeing 737-800, N3758Y (c/n 30814), was painted in the Sky Team special colour scheme in September 2012.