Takeoff and departure At the gate A17 in the early morning. Boarding. Pushback completed. Taxiing. Before the morning rush hour. Requested Runway 18 due to the southern departure. Landing lights on. Rotating. Leaving Frankfurt. Climbing over the German landscape. Greeting the sun. Above the clouds. En route Over ANEKI turning towards the KRH VOR. Baden-Würtemberg […]
Takeoff and departure Dark and foggy. Walkaround. Ready for taxi. Towards Runway 05. Taxiing. Taxi lights on. Approaching the runway. Landing lights on. Rotating. Off the ground. Reaching ZAG VOR turning towards OBUTI. The lights of Zagreb peeking through the clouds. En route Continuing towards OBUTI. Overflying Varaždin. Contacting the Ljubljana control. Approaching Graz. Cruising […]
Lufthansa expands its route network and will offer new intercontinental destinations from Frankfurt and Munich in summer 2018.
The airline plans to introduce the new 737 MAX airplanes in early 2019 as it looks to bolster its single-aisle fleet.
Takeoff and departure A foggy day in Frankfurt. Walkaround. At 08:45 LT the weather clears up. Pushed back. Leaving the terminal area. Taxiing. Approaching the active runway. Taxiing on Lima Echo. Queuing up. Takeoff thrust set. Rotating. Over the airfield. Leaving FRA. The Frankfurt am Main downtown in the distance. En route SID endpoint at […]
The first satellite-supported precision landings with an increased angle of approach of 3.2° began at Frankfurt Airport on March 30 with an Airbus A319 and a Lufthansa Boeing 747-8 on the airport’s southern and central runways.
Takeoff and departure Cape Town awakens. Clearance to start the engines received. Pushback complete. The last glance at the terminal. Entering the runway 19. Springbook 262 you are cleared for takeoff. Quite a difference in height from the ground of the front and the middle section of the fuselage during rotation of the -600. Gear […]
Takeoff and departure Docked at O’Hare’s Terminal 1. Concourse C with the United fleet in the background. Ready for pushback. Taxiing in front of Terminal 2. Exit via A9. In front of the active runway. United 944 you are cleared for takeoff. Rotating. Parallel takeoff with another United. Overflying Chicago suburbs. En route Chicago downtown […]
Checking in at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) On our way towards remote stands in front of Terminal 2. Condor Boeing 767 and MEA A320 at the gates of Concourse C. More Condor Boeing 767s and Air Canada Boeing 777. Lufthansa Boeing 747-400 and plenty of US carriers. Checking out at Luxembourg-Findel (LUX) Leaving the plane as […]
Checking in at Zagreb Airport (ZAG) Boarding our Croatia Airlines A319 CTL. Empty ramp at Zagreb Airport (ZAG). After morning rush-hour only Lufthansa Airbus A320 parked. Takeoff from Zagreb Airport (ZAG) Takeoff from Zagreb Airport runway 23. PODET 3F SID. Banking to the right following PODET 3F departing procedure and a view of Zagreb Airport […]