There is littleÂ question that the Boeing 747 is the most beautiful aircraft ever built. Itâ€™s in a class of its own. Thereâ€™s a reason itâ€™s called the Queen of the Skies. While some modifications (just a few) have been made since the first one took to the skies in 1969, its design is timeless. From […]
It is said that if youâ€™re running around on the fifth runway at Atlantaâ€™s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) youâ€™re having a very bad day. Either your plane has just crashed or youâ€™re about to be arrested and sent to jail for a very long time.Â Orâ€¦ maybe thereâ€™s something else going on that has the makings […]
I recently had the opportunity to flyÂ Air Transat’s Club Class on their service from Manchester to Vancouver using an Airbus A330-200. Club Class on Air Transat is more equal to premium economy on other European carriers, or World Traveller Plus on British Airways; it is not a true business class. That said,Â there are only two […]
Every now and then, the stars align, and the trip you often dream about lands in your lap. Events over the last five years came together over a few days, and the decision to attend the 2015 Sanicole International Airshow in Belgium was made. As a bonus, while researching the trip from Vancouver, Canada, I came across the opportunity for an air-to-air photoshoot. How could I refuse? One new camera and two new lenses laterâ€¦
DAY 1: Vancouver to Toronto on Air Canada & Toronto to Belgium on Jet Airways
Itâ€™s been close to 20 years since Iâ€™ve flown business class (never on my own dime), so I was excited to start my trip in the Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge in Vancouver (YVR). I work at the airport, so itâ€™s always nice to get a new viewpoint of the apron. I knew Iâ€™d be eating non-stop for awhile, so I made do with just a quick coffee and muffin in the lounge, before heading to the gate.