Gorgeous photograph this one, featuring a Boeing 747 operated by Thai Airways International at Phuket airport in Thailand. The picture was taken by AirSpace contributor ApisitiJ. Flightglobal's Ascend database records the airline as operating 16 of the passenger jets, with a further two converted to freighters.
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A Qantas A380 and Emirates A380 flew in formation over Sydney Harbour this morning, to mark the commencement of the global aviation partnership between Emirates and Qantas.
The deal announced in September, provides extensive partnership to collaborate on routes and frequent flyer benefits. Read the full story here
To accompany this lovely picture posted on our AirSpace gallery, here's the accompanying caption from contributor EnoAeroPics: "The sun finally broke through in the late afternoon of 7 November 2012 when Boeing 747-406BC c/n 30455 (l/n 1302) PH-BFY "City of Johannesburg" of KLM lifted off runway 06-24 at Schiphol Amsterdam airport. The aircraft first flew on 30 March 2002 as N6005C and was delivered to KLM on 10 April 2002." More of their images here.