Checking in at Brussels Airport (BRU)
Rainy morning in Brussels. United Airlines Boeing 777 preparing for departure.
United pushing back. In the background the old terminal building or what’s left of it.
Some European traffic while Air Canada A330 lifts off in the distance from the runway 25R.
One more United Boeing 777 just arrived from the States and splashing on the runway.
Emirates Boeing 777 in a panoramic shot – the only way possible.
Takeoff from Brussels Airport (BRU)
Baggage is loaded and the airplane is ready for pushback.
Taxiing next to Qatar’s Dreamliner.
Takeoff from Brussels Airport (BRU) runway 25R.
The departure procedure. After the initial climb a right turn towards HELEN waypoint.
Scheldt river winding towards the Antwerp docks in the distance.
Climbing and following our shadow on the clouds.
After a short channel crossing encountering the British island.
Overflying the city of Chelmsford.
Entering the holding pattern over Lambourne – LAM VOR.
Landing at London-Heathrow (LHR)
LAM3A arrival procedure. Very busy London airspace is managed via impeccable ATC so after LAM VOR it is forbidden to continue without their clearance.
Exiting the hold after the ATC clearance. Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is spread below us and Thames winds towards our destination.
Overflying Canary Wharf on our descent path.
London on display.
An amazing flight over London and landing at London-Heathrow (LHR) on the runway 27L.