Sam Chui
Japan Airlines Unveils New Airbus A350-1000 Cabin
Japan Airlines has unveiled a new four-class cabin for its upcoming Airbus A350-1000. Scheduled to enter service later this year, the A350-1000 will become JAL’s new flagship for international service. The Japanese flag carrier will debut its flagship A350-1000 jet on the Tokyo Haneda to New York – JFK route...
Here’s a video on what is happening at Berlin’s closed Tegel Airport
Berlin once had three major airports, which were Tempelhof, Schönefeld and Tegel Airport. It was decided to consolidate these into a single airport for the city, with Tempelhof closing first back in 2008. I had the pleasure of flying there, and landing was some experience as you used to fly...
Sam Chui
Saudia Unveils New Brand Identity and Livery
Saudia has unveiled a new brand identity and livery during an event in Jeddah, restoring its 1980s brand design with minor updates. The new brand image looks familiar as it is a reworked logo and font used by the airline from 1971 to 1996. Currently, an Airbus A321neo, Boeing 777,...
Sam Chui
Work Underway: New Photo Update on Destroyed Antonov An-225
Little remains of what was once the world's largest aircraft. The post Work Underway: New Photo Update on Destroyed Antonov An-225 appeared first on
Sam Chui
GeminiJets Airplane Models – September 2023 New Release + Discounts
I have been collecting GeminiJets since they launched 20 years ago! During depressing times, I have found that model collecting can really take away some of the stress! Special Offer This is a sponsored post to showcase the latest GeminiJets airplane model releases. Hope you find something you like. To purchase GeminiJets, go to and...
Sam Chui
Trip Report: Azul A350 Paris to Sao Paulo
It's been over 10 years since my last visit to Brazil and I am glad to try a new airline; Azul. I flew with their A350 from Paris to Sao Paulo. Video Paris Orly Airport Azul uses Orly Terminal 4. My flight leaves from Paris Orly in the evening hours....
Sam Chui
China Eastern Airlines Flight 583 – A Cabin Crew Perspective
A design fault, pilot error, and a fatal nudge. The post China Eastern Airlines Flight 583 – A Cabin Crew Perspective appeared first on
Sam Chui
Air France – KLM Orders 90 A350s + Air Canada Orders 30 B787-10s
Air France-KLM Group has ordered 50 Airbus A350-900 and A350-1000 aircraft, with purchase rights for 40 additional aircraft. Deliveries of these A350s are scheduled to begin in 2026 and continue through 2030.  These aircraft will eventually replace the Airbus A330s and older Boeing 777 aircraft. According to Reuters, this decision...
Sam Chui
How Emirates’ Fleet Will Change In Five Years?
Since about 2017, Emirates has had just two types operating in its passenger fleet. This will change in less than a year. The post How Emirates’ Fleet Will Change In Five Years? appeared first on
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Kalākaua Avenue Walking Tour | Waikīkī’s Historic Memory
I really enjoyed doing this Kalākaua Avenue walking tour video during a beautiful end-of-summer day. The video is about 25 minutes so here are the “cliff notes” if you happen to be in a rush. From mouthwatering eats to world-renowned hotels, high-end shopping, luxury boutiques, and historical treasures, this avenue...
Sam Chui
The European St Maarten: Introducing Skiathos Airport
The Greek island is a planespotter's paradise! The post The European St Maarten: Introducing Skiathos Airport appeared first on
Sam Chui
What to Expect at Dubai Airshow 2023?
The Dubai Airshow is one of the largest and most successful air shows in the world, connecting aerospace professionals across all areas of the industry to facilitate successful global trade. Returning for its 18th edition, the Dubai Airshow will be held from 13th - 17th November 2023 at the Dubai...
Sam Chui
On Tour: 5 Reasons Why The Airbus A321XLR Is The Plane Of The Future
The Airbus A321XLR surely will twist the worldwide aviation industry - but how? The post On Tour: 5 Reasons Why The Airbus A321XLR Is The Plane Of The Future appeared first on
Sam Chui
The World’s Most Unique Plane? Meet The Airbus A340-8000
This post was brought to you by Simple Flying In 1998, the government of Brunei took delivery of a very unique Airbus A340. This aircraft was the only example of the European quadjet widebody’s ‘-8000’ variant. This government had intended for this special version to go to the brother of...
Sam Chui
Top 10 Busiest International Routes in the World
In this article, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 busiest international routes, where bustling airports, an array of airlines, and a constant flow of passengers paint a picture of global connectivity. *Note that these routes are ranked based on August’s seat capacity. 1: Hong Kong (HKG) – Taipei...