Plane Spotting: Massive plane, short runway! Tales from the KLM flight cockpit

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Plane Spotting of The Day Amazing video shows pilot’s view as plane swoops in to land just metres above tourists’ heads at tiny Caribbean airport Swooping in over a packed beach sometimes just 10 metres above the heads of holidaymakers, it’s easy to see why Princess Juliana Airport on the Caribbean island of St Maarten […]

KLM Introduces New Slimline Seating in B777-200ERs and Newer B777-300ERs


KLM has today unveiled new slimline seating for its fleet of B777 aircraft, which ply the Dutch carrier’s most important long distance routes. The new thinner seating will eventually be installed right across KLM’s fleet of older B777-200ERs and newer B777-300ERs. But, sadly, passengers will discover that the ten-across 3-4-3 layout already fitted to the […]

KLM Celebrates 95th Anniversary – Today

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will celebrate its 95th Anniversary on Tuesday, 7 October. To mark this milestone, KLM will unveil its special “KLM 95 Years” logo on one of its MD-11 aircraft, the first stone will be laid for a new KLM lounge at Schiphol, and the 95th KLM Delftware miniature house will be presented. […]

Turbulent times for European flag carriers as budget airlines take flight

Air France pilots are now into the second week of a strike over management plans to step up development of its budget Transavia unit where pilots are paid considerably less. The strike has forced Europe’s second largest airline after Lufthansa to ground around half of its flights and is costing it €20 million per day, […]

KLM passenger jet lands on one engine after problems over Atlantic

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A KLM Royal Dutch Airlines passenger jet was forced to make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport today after it suffered engine problems over the Atlantic. Flight KL-765 was en route from the Caribbean Island of Bonaire to Amsterdam in the Netherlands when the crew declared an emergency at around 8.30am. There were 224 passengers […]

Milan Malpensa Airport Plane Spotting. Boeing 777, 767, Airbus A330 [VIDEO]

Every day, posts a cool plane spotting video for airliners. Check out all of our plane spotting videos. Want to submit your plane spotting video for consideration for Video of the Day? Message us HERE. Video shows various airplanes landing and take-off at Milan Malpensa airport.