Category Archives: HISTORY

British Airways Special Liveries Continue With Our Personal Favourite

British Airways today welcomed the arrival of the third in its series of four heritage liveries – a Boeing 747 painted in the iconic Landor design, which will be recognisable for many including myself as it flew on British Airways

British Airways Special Liveries Continue With Our Personal Favourite

British Airways today welcomed the arrival of the third in its series of four heritage liveries – a Boeing 747 painted in the iconic Landor design, which will be recognisable for many including myself as it flew on British Airways

Austrian Rolls Out A Retrojet (Yes, Another Retrojet) And This Won’t Be The Last…

Yes, retrojets, they are the seemingly appearing with increasing frequency. In fact the chances they are popping up on your social feed more often than the never-ending stream of cat memes. So the latest from Austrian might not necessarily be

Austrian Rolls Out A Retrojet (Yes, Another Retrojet) And This Won’t Be The Last…

Yes, retrojets, they are the seemingly appearing with increasing frequency. In fact the chances they are popping up on your social feed more often than the never-ending stream of cat memes. So the latest from Austrian might not necessarily be

British Airways Roll Out A Beautiful 747 Retrojet That Puts Lufthansa’s New Scheme To Shame

BOAC is back! No, not really, but perhaps it should be. This simple yet stunning retrojet livery has been rolled out by British Airways to celebrate its centenary which it is enjoying this year. While the aircraft has been much-anticipated

British Airways Roll Out A Beautiful 747 Retrojet That Puts Lufthansa’s New Scheme To Shame

BOAC is back! No, not really, but perhaps it should be. This simple yet stunning retrojet livery has been rolled out by British Airways to celebrate its centenary which it is enjoying this year. While the aircraft has been much-anticipated

Qantas To Phase Out 747s And Replace With 787-9s

Qantas, like British Airways, is synonymous with the Queen of the Skies. Most childhood memories of Qantas will involve sighting one of these majestic beasts. However, the airline has announced an order for six additional Boeing 787-9s to fly on

Qantas To Phase Out 747s And Replace With 787-9s

Qantas, like British Airways, is synonymous with the Queen of the Skies. Most childhood memories of Qantas will involve sighting one of these majestic beasts. However, the airline has announced an order for six additional Boeing 787-9s to fly on

JetSet Era? We Believe It’s Alive And Well

There’s a lot of talk about the nostalgia of the “Golden Age of Travel”, glorified by shows like Pan Am where we see passengers sipping on whiskeys and Martinis as they jetted across the Atlantic, reclined in large recliner seats,

JetSet Era? We Believe It’s Alive And Well

There’s a lot of talk about the nostalgia of the “Golden Age of Travel”, glorified by shows like Pan Am where we see passengers sipping on whiskeys and Martinis as they jetted across the Atlantic, reclined in large recliner seats,

The Boeing Store Launches Custom Hangar, An #AvGeek’s Dream

If you are a lover of all things and design and all things aviation (and we trust you are if you are on our site) then you will love the Boeing Store’s latest Custom Hangar pieces. The Custom Hangar Catalog

The Boeing Store Launches Custom Hangar, An #AvGeek’s Dream

If you are a lover of all things and design and all things aviation (and we trust you are if you are on our site) then you will love the Boeing Store’s latest Custom Hangar pieces. The Custom Hangar Catalog

Happy Birthday Aer Lingus – Celebrating 80 Years

Aer Lingus this week celebrated 80 years of flights. On 27th May 1936, the airline launched its first ever flight from Baldonnel to Bristol on this day in 1936. To recognise this incredible milestone, Aer Lingus has flown the Iolar, a replica of the

Happy Birthday Aer Lingus – Celebrating 80 Years

Aer Lingus this week celebrated 80 years of flights. On 27th May 1936, the airline launched its first ever flight from Baldonnel to Bristol on this day in 1936. To recognise this incredible milestone, Aer Lingus has flown the Iolar, a replica of the