Archive | January, 2013

“That’s right, Ice Man. I am dangerous.”

During lunch last week my colleague @runwaycontact and I werestanding around Changi Business Park waiting for some passport photos to bedeveloped – just part of the significant waiting required for attending AeroIndia. We noticed a trailer for the 2012 South Korean movie Soarinto the Sun playing outside a video shop. Although I’ve become used to inaccurate […]

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COOL PHOTOS: Satellite images of Xian Y-20

Satellite imagery firm GeoEye has produced an image of whatappears to be the Xian Y-20 strategic transport at China’s Yanlian air base. The image shows the aircraft situated on the base’s runway06 L, surrounded by what appear to be support vehicles and personnel.  The resolution is sufficient to discern the aircraft’syellow prototype colour scheme, its […]

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Kingfisher lounge at DEL a symbol for carrier’s condition

I recently happened upon Kingfisher’s first class lounge inNew Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport.  Though the carrier seems adamant aboutresuming service at some point, its abandoned lounge presents a gloomy, run downprospect.  I swear: I didn’t steal the missing letters for souvenirs. Cool chairs. Will there be a liquidation sale? Any chance of a free […]

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