Daily Archives: November 5, 2009

Emirates expands capacity to Bangkok, Sydney, Manila and Jakarta

Dubai based Emirates airlines is undertaking a major expansion of it’s capacity adding 17 flights per week to Bangkok, Sydney, Manila and Jakarta. This represents a massive 13% increase in seat capacity and takes the airline’s operations up to 187 flight per week. Starting December 2009, Emirates will introduce a fourth daily service to Bangkok, a third daily service to …

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Photos: Airbus A330-200F freighter first flight

The new dedicated Freighter variant of the Airbus A330 Family, the A330-200F took to the skies today for a four hour maiden flight over Toulouse, France, marking the start of a 180 hour flight-test and certification campaign, prior to delivery to launch operator, Etihad Crystal Cargo, in the summer of 2010. The new A330-200F is designed as a medium sized …

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Aircraft spotting: Unusual images – Diarrhoea aboard Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800

On October 29th I was very surprised to see this Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800 departing for Kuala Lumpur in the evening, since the flight is scheduled around 01:00 at night. Click on the image for a larger view. We were informed that the Captain suffered a severe case of diarrhoea while operating the incoming flight. Since the flight between Kuala …

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