Time lapse videos are fun. Retro airline liveries are also fun. Put the two together and you have yourself a winner.
This video was created to celebrate LOT’s 85th anniversary. The Embraer E-175 is painted in the livery that the airline used from 1945 to 1973. It took 12 days and almost 53 gallons of paint to get the job done.
The A350 XWB cabin design – with its smooth curves, flowing lines, innovative lighting, and wide windows – helps create a pleasant and soothing atmosphere for business class travellers – Photo: Airbus
Recently in Germany, Airbus showed off a potential interior for their new Airbus A350 XWB. They shared the second test aircraft, MSN002 with a partial test interior and mock cabin. Even though it looks impressive, at the end of the day, airline customers will be the ones deciding what finishes will go into the aircraft.
What better way to start a new flight to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) than with a video from SpeedbirdHD?
On March 31st, Saudi Arabian Airlines (aka Saudia) started service between Riyadh and LAX using a Boeing 777-300ER. The aircraft, which was only five months old, is configured with 24 seats in First Class, 36 in Business, and 245 in Guest Class (aka economy).
The flight will operate three times per week on Monday, Thursday, and Saturday. The flight will originate in Riyadh (RUH) with a stop over in Jeddah (JED) before continuing to LAX.
“Saudia’s inaugural flight to Los Angeles is a manifestation of our continued efforts to expand our global reach to better service our valued customers,” according to Chief Executive Officer and Director General Designate, Mr. Abdulaziz Alhazmi. “The services to LAX, following our launch to Toronto, Canada in October last year and the resumption of our flights to Manchester, UK, are just some of the components of this initiative to claim our rightful place among the world`s leading carriers.”
LAX is already a melting pot of different airline liveries, but it is always great to add another.
G’Day! Welcome to the new ForeignAirlineReporter.ca, your new source of all the airline and airliner news you could want, as long as it is not based in the USA. Under the leadership of the “Foreign Core” of the site previously known as AirlineReporter.com, and in conjunction with the governments of some foreign nations (who will remain secret for the moment), a hostile takeover has occurred that has changed the management of this website.
After a very productive six years of Founder David Parker Brown’s leadership, the AirlineReporter.com brand was ripe for the pickings. With a great following around the world, respected not only amongst #AvGeeks but the airlines themselves, AirlineReporter.com was at a stage in its life where it could be expanded much further into a worldwide powerhouse. Today’s takeover, lead by former AirlineReporter.com staffers Mal Muir (Australian), Bernie Leighton, & Howard Slutsken (both Canadian), was done to ensure that AirlineReporter’s growth was bigger and more in-line with today’s more global aviation market.
They offer wet leases for other airlines, tour operators, and a variety of other long/short-term deals.
Blue1 also offers a pretty slick looking livery. It starts with a blue tail and swirls and gradients itself into lighter blue and purple hues before becoming white in the front. It goes against the boring European white liveries that have become more popular, and is quite a bit more exciting than its parent’s much more boring livery.