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Sam Chui
British Airways, Singapore Airlines and Qatar Airways Returns A380 to Service

Thanks to COVID-19, most of the world's A380 fleet were grounded. Fast forward a year and, with international travel starting to recover, more airlines are now returning... Read More

Sam Chui
JAL Boeing 777 Suffers Engine Failure After Take Off

On 15th October a JAL Japan Airlines Boeing 777-300 sustained an engine failure after taking off from Los Angeles International Airport, USA. According to the AvHerald... Read More

Sam Chui
United Plans Largest Transatlantic Expansion in its History

United Airlines today announced the largest transatlantic expansion in its history, including ten new flights and five new destinations – Amman, Jordan; Bergen,... Read More

Sam Chui
GeminiJets Airplane Models – September 2021 New Release + Discounts

I have been collecting GeminiJets since they launched 20 years ago! During depressing times like these, I have found that model collecting can really take away some of... Read More

Sam Chui
United Airlines CEO: Next Summer Will be the Busiest Trans-Atlantic Traffic Ever

I had the chance to meet charismatic United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby on the sidelines of the IATA AGM in Boston, to talk about United's global network during the... Read More

Sam Chui
Private Jet Empty Leg Pricing Worldwide 10th Oct to 16th Oct

Latest Empty Legs Empty legs are heavily discounted one-way re-positioning private jet flights. They are often available at very last-minute short notice. Hence it... Read More

Sam Chui
Trip Report: Air France La Premiere Paris to Dubai

I flew Air France from Nice to Dubai via Paris CDG. During online check-in I decided to upgrade my ticket from Business Class to La Premiere, which is Air France's very... Read More

Sam Chui
Singapore Expands Quarantine Free Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) to 14 Cities

Singapore Airlines today expanded its quarantine-free Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) network to 14 cities, with additional points expected to be announced in the coming... Read More

Sam Chui
What I learned from IATA AGM – Latest Development of the Airline Industry

I attended the Annual General Meeting of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in Boston on 4th October. Throughout the meeting, I've learned the latest... Read More

Sam Chui
Qantas Performs Longest-Ever Commercial Flight

Qantas successfully flew their longest commercial flight this week. The record-breaking repatriation flight, operated on behalf of the Australian Government, touched... Read More

Sam Chui
2021 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE)

It’s on! Engines are roaring, I will be attending the 2021 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas this month from October 12th... Read More

The Gate
Videos: Passengers Evacuated With Belongings After Bird Strike Disables Airplane and Causes Fire

An Airbus A320-200N — which operated as Spirit Airlines flight 3044 — was accelerating along the runway in the process of taking off from the airport in Atlantic... Read More

Sam Chui
Trip Report: Qatar Airways B787-9 New Business Class

I flew on Qatar Airways B787-9 in their new Business Class Suite from Doha to Istanbul recently. Before the flight, I visited the Al Safwa First Class Lounge in Doha. I... Read More

Sam Chui
Spirit Airlines A320neo Suffers From Engine Fire After Bird Strike

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A320neo was swiftly evacuated today after a bird strike set fire to one of its engines during take-off from Atlantic City International Airport... Read More

Sam Chui
Kalitta Air B747 Suffers Engine BackFire During Landing

On 30th September a Kalitta Air Boeing 747-400 suffered a minor backfire on engine #3 during a landing at East Midlands Airport, UK. According to the AvHerald, shortly... Read More

Sam Chui
Trick: Flying Star Alliance Premium Class with LifeMiles

I want to share with you one of the tricks that I used for many years to fly on premium classes for much less on Star Alliance carriers. I use LifeMiles to redeem on... Read More

Sam Chui
Australia’s Travel Ban to Lift, Qantas Brings Forward International Flights

After 18 months of hard borders, hotel quarantine, and two million expired passports, Australia’s international travel ban will lift in November for the vaccinated.... Read More

Sam Chui
Private Jet Empty Leg Pricing Worldwide 30th Sep – 6th Oct by FronteraSky

Latest Empty Legs Empty legs are heavily discounted one-way re-positioning private jet flights. They are often available at very last-minute short notice. Hence it... Read More

Sam Chui
First Look of Air France A220-300

Air France took delivery of its first Airbus A220-300, the company's latest type in the fleet on its short and medium-haul network. This order - the largest from a... Read More

Sam Chui
Skytrax World’s Best Airline Award Winners Announced

Qatar Airways has been named as Airline of the Year 2021 by Skytrax, with Singapore Airlines ranked 2nd, and ANA All Nippon Airways in 3rd place, out of more than... Read More

Sam Chui
Emirates Reveals Special Expo 2020 Dubai Livery on A380

Emirates has just revealed a head-turning A380 livery dedicated to the up-coming Expo 2020 Dubai. Special ‘Dubai Expo’ and ‘Be Part of the Magic’ messages run... Read More

Sam Chui
Exclusive: Flying Inside the Saudi AirShow Formation Flight 🇸🇦

This is the most exciting flight I've been on this year! I've never experienced something so close to another airliner in-flight. It was exactly like the footage we saw... Read More

Sam Chui
A special ACJ TwoTwenty Cabin Design

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) and world-renowned contemporary artist Cyril Kongo, a.k.a. Mr Colorful, have jointly designed an ACJ cabin – the ACJ TwoTwenty special... Read More

Sam Chui
Airbus Begins Assembly of First Future ‘eco-wing’ Prototype

During the Airbus Summit in Toulouse, an announcement was made on the "Wings of Tomorrow" program to explore new manufacturing and assembly techniques with the goal of... Read More

Sam Chui
Private Jet Empty Leg Pricing Worldwide 23rd Sep – 29th Sep

Latest Empty Legs Empty legs are heavily discounted one-way re-positioning private jet flights. They are often available at very last-minute short notice. Hence it... Read More

Sam Chui
Airbus Summit: The Most Energy Efficient Flight Demonstration

Airbus, Air France and DSNA, the French Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP), have begun working towards the development of "most energy efficient flights", following... Read More

Sam Chui
US to End Travel Bans For Vaccinated Passengers

The United States Government announced the US is opening travel for all vaccinated foreign nationals in November, including those currently impacted by the US travel... Read More

Sam Chui
Air France Boeing 777 Returns to Beijing After Suspected AC Duct Explosion

On 18th September, an Air France Boeing 777-300 returned to Beijing, China shortly after take off due to what appears to be an air conditioning system explosion.... Read More

Sam Chui
Trip Report: The Last Qantas B747-400 Antarctica Sightseeing Flight

The story is contributed by reader Yutaro Ehara. I love flying, traveling around the world, taking airplane pictures and aircraft modeling. In 2019, a pre-COVID year, I... Read More

Sam Chui
Saudia Reveals Two Special 75 Year Anniversary Liveries

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) is marking the airline’s 75th anniversary by unveiling special liveries on their Boeing 777-300ER and Boeing 787-9 aircraft. A... Read More

Sam Chui
Private Jet Empty Leg Pricing Worldwide 15th Sep – 22nd Sep

Latest Empty Legs Empty legs are heavily discounted one-way re-positioning private jet flights. They are often available at very last-minute short notice. Hence it... Read More

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