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Turkish delight for Boeing

To coincide with today’s big news that Turkish Airlines is to order up to 95 Boeing 737s (and also to enable me to use this puntastic headline) here’s a brilliant shot of a Turkish Airlines 737-900ER from AirSpace user Martin Needham. Martin Needham/AirSpace To find out more about Turkish Airlines,  check out their profile on […]

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A380 double flyover

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

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La premiere A320 de Air France

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the iconic Airbus narrowbody, here’s a picture of the very first A320, taken at Düsseldorf after it completed its first revenue service from Paris. Pete Webber

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Retrotastic Viscount

To my mind a Viscount will forever be a small chocolate-covered biscuit in a green and silver wrapper, but clearly this Vickers-built airliner offers a different standpoint. The image of the Air Rhodesia Vickers Viscount 700D, captured in Salisbury in the 1970′s, was posted on our AirSpace gallery by user flyvertosset. user flyvertosset on flightglobal.com/AirSpace

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American and US Airways – together at last

I found this cracking image on the AirTeamImages website while looking for a shot to illustrate the merger between American Airlines and US Airways. Showing a pair of Boeing 757-200s it’s just about perfect for the task.

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It may be a turboprop, but it still looks nice

Turboprops are never going to get as much love as other aircraft types. They lack the scale of an A380, the excitement of a jet fighter or the potential for battery-induced blazes of a 787. Nonetheless, this picture from ATR of the first delivery of an ATR 72-600 to Myanmar’s Air KBZ may go someway […]

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Queen of the skies takes flight

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 […]

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SkyTeam guessing game

Xiamen Airlines joined the SkyTeam alliance this morning and on the back of this, the grouping has released the charming image below. To while away ten minutes, why not see if you can identify which airline each stewardess works for? We managed about half of them, but the plethora of identical blue uniforms had us a […]

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Singapore Airlines A380 inbound to Heathrow

Much as the title suggests, this shot, posted by user hounddogone on our AirSpace forum, shows an Airbus A380 operated by Singapore Airlines on approach to London Heathrow. The carrier is celebrating five years of A380 service this year. Hounddogone on flightglobal/AirSpace

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British Airways 747 departs Heathrow

Lovely, lovely, lovely. Gorgeous light on this shot of a British Airways Boeing 747-400 departing from Heathrow from AirSpace user Hounddogone. Shows the great, gross beast to superb effect. User Hounddogone on flightglobal/AirSpace

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