The Jumbo Pocket Rocket
The Boeing 747, one of the world’s most loved and iconic passenger aircraft, turned 50 recently. Once a regular sight at airports around the globe, the 747 with its distinctive bump is slowly fading into the twilight of aviation history, although the freighter version remains popular But the birthday got us thinking about a lesser […]
How do you take a selfie in the sky?
Ever wondered what it takes to get the perfect shot of a plane above the clouds? It isn’t easy and involves careful choreography – but the result is so worth it. Commercial air-to-air photography is an art carried out by a specialised team of aerial cameramen, technicians and formation-trained pilots who fly in tandem with […]
Get on board with Point Hogging
“Point Hogging” is the latest trend on the rise amongst the savviest members of Qantas Loyalty’s 12 million strong army of point hunters. The trend involves members collecting Qantas points on group bookings and purchases under the guise of being organised and helpful to family and friends. Put it on my card and you […]
Mind the washing! Remembering old Hong Kong airport
This month marks the 20th anniversary of the closing of Hong Kong’s old airport, Kai Tak, a facility famous for the eye brow-raising views it provided passengers as their planes landed or took off amongst the apartment buildings of Kowloon. Passengers had a bird’s eye view into the lives of regular Hong Kong residents, who […]