Plane Spotting

Spotting Guide: Jacques-de-Lesseps Park at Montreal Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau Airport

Thanks to what was the strangest schedule change I’ve ever experienced, I could do some plane spotting in Montreal before catching my flight to Toronto. After doing a bit of research online, I decided to head to Jacques-de-Lesseps Park, named after the pilot of the first airplane flight in Quebec, which offers great views of […]

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Spotting Report: A Long But Productive Transit at Beijing Capital Airport

Spotting Report: A Long But Productive Transit at Beijing Capital Airport

When I was booking flights to and from Phuket, I ended up booking Phuket – Beijing – Tokyo with almost 11 hours in Beijing with the hope of being able to do some spotting from the terminal. And, luckily, it worked out perfectly. Night Spotting: Cambodia Angkor Air and More While my original intention was

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Spotting Report: A Day and a Half at Phuket International Airport

Spotting Report: A Day and a Half at Phuket International Airport

After flying from Tokyo to Seoul onboard an Asiana A380, then to Bangkok on a Thai Airways 777-300ER, and finally to Phuket on a 747-400, it was finally time for the main activity of the trip – plane spotting at Phuket airport. The First Day: Catching ‘My’ Jumbo’s Departure Yukihiro arrived before me, and so

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Spotting Report: A Couple of Days at Sapporo New Chitose Airport and Chitose Airbase

Spotting Report: A Couple of Days at Sapporo New Chitose Airport and Chitose Airbase

The main target of a spotting trip to Sapporo I took with a couple of friends last month was catching the Japan Air Self-Defense Force 747 on one of its training flights. And, of course, also getting some sunny shots with snow of some of the regular civil traffic. Day 1: Off to a Good

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Spotting & Event Report: Abu Dhabi Amiri Flight 787-9 and 'Haneda to the World'

Spotting & Event Report: Abu Dhabi Amiri Flight 787-9 and ‘Haneda to the World’

Another day, another visit to an airport. Yesterday, I wrote about my visit to Narita airport to get some photos of aircraft together with blossoming sakura trees. Today, I visited Tokyo’s other airport, Haneda, for a couple of hours. Abu Dhabi Amiri Flight 787-9 The main reason of the visit was to see the arrival

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Spotting Report: Cherry Blossom Season at Tokyo Narita Airport

Spotting Report: Cherry Blossom Season at Tokyo Narita Airport

Every year, millions of Japanese do hanami – cherry blossom viewing all over the country. And, hundreds if not thousands of aviation enthusiasts (as well as “non-avgeeks”) visit Sakura no Yama park near Narita airport to enjoy the cherry blossoms together with aircraft. Today, I decided to visit the park as well. And, while getting there

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Spotting Report & Guide: Photographing Aircraft from Hanoi Noi Bai Airport Terminal

Spotting Report & Guide: Photographing Aircraft from Hanoi Noi Bai Airport Terminal

When making my way to and from New York back in February (and on my way back), I spent a few hours taking photos at Hanoi Noi Bai airport. I didn’t have the time to venture to spots outside the terminal. Luckily, though, it is possible to get decent photos from inside Noi Bai’s terminal 2

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