Category: Civil

VIDEO – AIR ASTANA PILOT WEARS MASK DURING FLIGHT

Pilot wearing a mask during corona crisis

AMSTERDAM SCHIPHOL, NETHERLANDS – An odd, rare and also sad sight during this corona crisis – a commercial pilot wearing a mask in the cockpit of an Air Astana Airbus A321neo, during Flight KC903 from Atyrau to Amsterdam a few weeks ago. YouTuber and flyhigh.news’ Chief Editor Jerry Taha captured this rare moment of a

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RUSSIAN SUPERJET WINS CONTRACT FOR U.N. AIR TRAVEL SERVICES

U.N. signs contract for Sukhoi Superjet 100

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – According to Rosaviatsiya (Russia’s federal air transport agency), the Sukhoi Superjet 100 – a Russian made passenger aircraft – was selected by the United Nations to be used for the orginization’s peacekeeping missions. Last month the U.N. signed a contract with the Russian aircraft manufacturer, Reuters reports. The Superjet’s short turbulent history

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VIDEO – FINAL TAKEOFF KLM BOEING 747 AT AMSTERDAM AIRPORT SCHIPHOL

FINAL TAKEOFF KLM BOEING 747 AT AMSTERDAM AIRPORT SCHIPHOL

AMSTERDAM SCHIPHOL, NETHERLANDS – Last weekend (March 28 – 29) was a very sad weekend for many aviation lovers and spotters in The Netherlands, for the last KLM 747 pilots and cabin crew, and also for aviation in general, when KLM operated its last Boeing 747 commercial flight after almost 50 years of service. During

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MANY PARKED AIRCRAFT AT AMSTERDAM AIRPORT DUE TO CORONA CRISIS

Many parked aircraft at Amsterdam Airport due to corona crisis

AMSTERDAM SCHIPHOL, NETHERLANDS – Due to a global decrease of air traffic caused by the corona crisis, many passenger aircraft are not flying anymore since a few weeks and are parked at many airports worldwide, like Amsterdam Airport Schiphol – one of the largest and busiest airports in Europe. Soon probably more passenger aircraft will

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VIDEO – LAST FLIGHT OF QANTAS BOEING 747

Last Flight of Qantas Boeing 747

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Sunday March 29, 2020 was a very sad day for aviation, as KLM and Qantas has retired their Boeing 747s, closing off an almost 50-year chapter of their incredible history as the oldest national carriers in the world – KLM celebrated its 100th anniversary in October last year and Qantas will have

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