Checking in at Vienna Airport (VIE) Schwechat’s terminal windows should be cleaned from time to time 🙂 Terminal 3 also known as Austrian Star Alliance Terminal was opened in 2012. At this gate, Austrian Boeing 777 is served by catering while Air China A330 is taxiing for departure. At Pier D’s gate Austrian Embraer is […]

Flight reports 4.07.2017


Checking in at Zagreb Airport (ZAG) Three years since the construction began, Zagreb Airport (ZAG) opened the new terminal on 28 March 2017, only five days before this flight. So it was a real privilege to be one of the first passengers to explore it. Also, one of the first visitors was my dad 🙂 […]

Flight reports 3.07.2017

Austrian to acquire an additional 777 aircraft

AerCap has announced yesterday it has signed a lease agreement for a Boeing 777-200ER with Austrian Airlines. The aircraft is scheduled to deliver in January 2018. Manufactured in 2001, the aircraft was operated by Aeromexico.

Airlines News 4.05.2017


Takeoff and departure Getting ready for a night flight. Boarding is about to start. Walkaround. Cleared to start the engines. Ready to taxi. Leaving the terminal area. Taxiing. Turning towards the Echo taxiway. Towards the active runway. Landing lights on. Takeoff thrust set. Rotate. Glancing at Schwechat in the night. Following the SID. En route […]

Long Haul Simming 3.05.2017


Takeoff from Vienna Austrian triple seven getting ready for departure. Loading luggage and cargo. Pushback completed. Taxiing towards runway 11. Austrian maintenance hangars in the background. Approaching exit A11 while company’s A330 is on the final approach. Entering the runway. Rotate. Positive rate. Construction work on the new terminal in the distance. Gear up. Leaving […]

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