Air New Zealand Air New Zealand Limited is the national carrier and airline for New Zealand. It was found in 1940 and is based in Auckland International Airport (AKL). At the time of operations, the IATA airline code was TE. As of March 2015, the airline operates flights to 25 domestic and 26 international destinations […]
Lego Aircraft and Engine Lego makes a lot of aircraft models for various airlines. Today, we will take a lot at some of the biggest creations around the world. They are definitely not just a weekend project!
Last week, we featured vintage airport pictures from Asia and North America. Follow link for more information about the airport and the enlarged pictures. Where would we should we go this week?
For the next few weeks, we will dedicate throwback pictures to vintage airports. We will pick a picture from each continent to showcase. This week, the featured image is from Asia’s Taipei International Airport (IATA Airport Code – CKS). The picture was taken in the 1980s.
This week’s Throwback Thursday picture is courtesy of a flickr site that specializes on vintage luggage tags. More tags can be found by following this link. If you have any vintage tag stories you would like to share with us, please feel free to contact on twitter @exptheskies, in the comments below or email […]
November 15, 2014 marks 78 years since Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) (IATA Airline Code – SK) sets a new distance record for commercial airlines by flying 6,005 miles nonstop from Los Angeles to Stockholm , Sweden, following the Great Arctic Circle route. To celebrate this occasion, we will feature some classic SAS DC-7s in action for […]
South African Airways South African Airways (IATA Airline Code – SA) celebrated its 80th anniversary earlier this year and joined Star Alliance back in 2006. Its major hub is Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport (IATA Airport Code – JNB). We salute this airline in this week’s Throwback Thursday Picture of the week.
Finnair This week, we celebrate the 91st birthday of Finnair (IATA Airline Code – AY). Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, it was founded on November 1, 1923 and is part of the onewold Alliance. It is also the fifth oldest operational airline of the world by date (refer to link). Follow the link for more vintage pictures of […]
Concorde’s Last Flight It has been more than 11 years since British Airways (BA)’s Concorde stopped operations. The London based airline posted a page celebrating the Concorde’s history as part of its own anniversary (refer here for details). As such, we are dedicating this week’s Throwback Thursday pic to the Concorde.
CP Air Every Thursday, we will post some older pictures of airlines (e.g. plane, food, airport decorations, menu, etc). Feel free to share your stories flying these airlines.